April 14, 2017
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- No. 23 Tennessee dropped a 4-0 match to 21st-ranked Texas A&M on Friday at Barksdale Stadium.
The Vols (16-10, 3-9 SEC) fought hard in doubles before getting edged out by the Aggies on Courts 2 and 3. Texas A&M wasted no time in singles, claiming the first three courts to finish to pick up the win.
In doubles, the duo of Sadie Hammond and Gabby Schuck fell, 6-1, on Court 2 to Domenica Gonzalez and Eva Paalma. The Aggies clinched the doubles point with a 6-4 win on Court 3 by Saska Gavrilovska and Stefania Hristov over Ariadna Riley and Johanna Silva.
In singles, Hammond lost to Domenica Gonzalez, 6-0, 6-1. Brittany Lindl dropped her match in a tough contest with 22nd-ranked Rachel Pierson, 6-3, 6-4. Texas A&M sealed the victory on Court 6, with Eva Paalma's 7-5, 6-1 win over Schuck.
Tennessee wraps up the regular season on Sunday with a 1 p.m. contest against 19th-ranked LSU at Barksdale Stadium.
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No. 21 Texas A&M 4, No. 23 Tennessee 0
1. #22 Rachel Pierson (A&M) def. #59 Brittany Lindl (UT), 6-3, 6-4
2. Eve Repic (UT) vs. #79 Rutuja Bhosale (A&M), 6-1, 4-6, 3-1 unf.
3. Domenica Gonzalez (A&M) def. Sadie Hammond (UT), 6-0, 6-1
4. Ariadna Riley (UT) vs. Saska Gavrilovska (A&M), 4-6, 4-5 unf.
5. Johanna Silva (UT) vs. Macarena Olivares (A&M), 7-6 (5), 3-2 unf.
6. Eva Paalma (A&M) def. Gabby Schuck (UT), 7-5, 6-1
1. #72 Lindl/Repic (UT) vs. #4 Pierson/Bhosale (A&M), 4-5 unf.
2. Gonzalez/Paalma (A&M) def. Hammond/Schuck (UT), 6-1
3. Gavrilovska/Hristov (A&M) def. Riley/Silva (UT), 6-4
Order of Finish: Doubles (2, 3); Singles (3, 1, 6)