Tigers Conclude Weekend Hosting Missouri
BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s tennis team will return home to conclude the weekend by hosting SEC foe Missouri at 1 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 1, at the LSU Tennis Complex.
Admission to all matches in the LSU Tennis Complex is free. Fans can follow the match at www.LSUstats.com and on Twitter @LSUWTen. The matches can also be streamed online at LSUsports.net.
“Our team is excited to be back at our house to build upon momentum from our road win against Vanderbilt on Friday,” co-head coach Michael Sell said. “We look forward to being in front of our fans and playing in our SEC home opener!”
The two Tigers have met eight times in program history, with LSU winning all eight matchups. When the teams met last year at the Mizzou Tennis Complex, LSU came out on top in a 4-0 sweep.
LSU is 8-2 overall in the dual season. The Tigers opened SEC play away at No. 20 Vanderbilt Friday night, where they earned their first Top 25 win of the season in a 4-3 matchup.
Junior Taylor Bridges is ranked No. 33 in the Oracle/ITA Singles Rankings. Bridges is off to a 6-2 start in the dual season, and is 15-5 overall. Freshman Safiya Carrington is the other Tiger in the singles rankings, checking in at No. 75 after a 6-2 start to the dual season.
Junior Eden Richardson leads the team in singles wins during the dual season with eight, and is currently on a five match winning streak. Freshman Maggie Cubitt is also on a win streak after starting a perfect 4-0 in dual play.
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