Vanderbilt women’s team started in a good way against Texas and Miami

Vanderbilt Women’s Tennis Team’s Spring schedule weekend continues. As reported by Vanderbilt University website, at the Miami Spring Invite, the Vandy girls had half a dozen singles games against top tier Texas on Saturday before playing three doubles games.

Anessa Lee had singles and doubles victories during Saturday’s match. In singles, Lee played to a three set win before teaming with Marcella Cruz in doubles to win tiebreakers which they eventually won 11-9.

Bridget Stammel earned a straight sets win in singles, recording her fifth consecutive win and bringing her singles record to 15-2. The Miami Spring Invite concludes with Texas in doubles on Sunday before closing out the weekend against No. 3 NC State in singles.

Vanderbilt vs. Texas women’s singles

Charlotte Chavatipon (Texas) def. Holly Stick (Vanderbilt) 6-1, 6-1

Anessa Lee (Vanderbilt) def. Sabina Zeynalova (Texas) 6-4, 0-6, 6-2

Bridget Stammel (Vanderbilt) def. Nicole Rivkin (Texas) 7-5, 6-1

Malaika Rapolu (Texas) manager Marcella Cruz (Vanderbilt) 0-6, 6-1, 6

Marlee Zein (Texas) def. Amy Stevens (Vanderbilt) 7-5, 6-1

Taisiya Pachkaleva (Texas) def. Dasha Kourkina (Vanderbilt) 6-2, 6-0

Vanderbilt vs. Miami women’s doubles

Daevenia Achong/Maya Tahan (Miami) def. Anna Ross/Staff (Vanderbilt) 6-4

Alexa Noel/Audrey Boch-Collins (Miami) def. Kourkina/Stammel (Vanderbilt) 6-4

Cruz/Lee (Vanderbilt) def. Isabella Pfenning/ Mia Mack (Miami) 7-6(9)

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a donation of one million dollars. It hosts around 13,000 students.

Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 31st in the nation. In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Vanderbilt is ranked the 116th best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. 

The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd-best university in the world. Additionally the ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt as 18th best in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and 21st in Social Sciences.

Vanderbilt is a founding and charter member of the Southeastern Conference and for a half-century has been the conference’s only private school. The university fields six men’s and ten women’s intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships.

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