Next Up:The 16th-ranked Razorbacks will host No. 44 Brigham Young Friday at 3 p.m. in the Dills Indoor Tennis Center. Arkansas is 2-3 all-time against the Cougars, including a 5-2 win in 2008. It will be Arkansas’ four-straight match against a Top 60 opponent.
Tied at the top:With her win over Notre Dame’s Kelcy Tefft, senior Aurelija Miseviciute claimed her 107th singles match as a Razorback tying her for first all-time. She sits at the top with Maria Pavlidou, Brandy Brown, and Beth Wagner. Her next win will place her at the top alone, as she seeks her third Arkansas record. Second-ranked Miseviciute already has the most singles wins in a season and the most career doubles wins with Ela Kaluder.
Over the Weekend:Arkansas was honored as a host to the first and second round of the 2009 ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The Razorbacks swept through No. 58 Oregon, before falling to 17th-ranked Notre Dame, 4-1. In the consolation match No. 44 Peppedine defeated Oregon, 4-1.
Arkansas in Top 20:The Razorbacks still remain ranked within the Top 20 teams in the nation, now at No. 16 after the ITA team rankings were released on February 3rd. The Razorbacks are one of five Southeastern Conference teams in the Top 20.
Dominating Doubles:Doubles is being used a crucial point by the Hogs again this season. They have won the doubles point in three of there first four matches, going 3-0 when they claim the first point.
Reschedule due to weather:The match against Southern Methodist has been moved to February 25 at 3 p.m. due to inclement weather in the area last week. The Razorbacks are a career 8-13 against the Mustangs.
A Look At The Opponent:
Brigham Young Cougars 2/6 3 p.m.Head Coach: Craig Manning (9th year)2009 Duall Record: 2-2Current ITA Ranking: 44Highest Ranked Singles: Kristina Doerr (73) Highest Ranked Doubles: None