Next Up:The 28th-ranked University of Arkansas will host two Southeastern Conference Eastern Division opponents this weekend, No. 14 Kentucky and No. 33 Vanderbilt. Arkansas swept the weekend series last season on the road against the two teams. It marked the first time since 1998 the Razorbacks had defeated both teams in the same season.
Shooting down ranked opponents:Senior 10th-ranked Aurelija Miseviciute clinched Sunday’s match, 6-4, 6-3, over No. 11 Fani Chifchieva. With the win in singles, Miseviciute earned her 27th win this season with a 16-1 mark against ranked opponents. On Friday, she defeated No. 82 Tiffany Welcher of Alabama, 7-6, 6-2, and has won nine of her last ten matches.e team.
Over the Weekend:Arkansas split their first SEC weekend battle against two top 50 opponents. The Razorbacks dropped a nail-biter, 4-3, against No. 38 Alabama on Friday, but bounced back strong against 50th-ranked Auburn, 6-1, on Sunday. The Razorbacks won the doubles point in both matches, while winning five of six matches in singles against the Tigers.
A Look At The Opponents:
Kentucky Wildcats 3/13 12 p.m.Head Coach: Carlos Drada (4th year)2009 Duall Record: 9-1Current ITA Ranking: 14thTop Ranked Singles Player: #86 Megan BroderickTop Ranked Doubles Players: #53 Carolina Escamilla/ Caroline Lilly
Vanderbilt Commodores 3/15 11 a.m.Head Coach: Geoff Macdonald (15th year)2009 Duall Record: 4-2Current ITA Ranking: 33rdTop Ranked Singles Player: #28 Catherine NewmanTop Ranked Doubles Players: NR