Auburn University women’s tennis team will host a doubleheader Sunday against Belmont and UAB following a successful weekend at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Seattle. Auburn’s first game against Belmont will begin at 10:00 CT and their second game against UAB will begin at 2:00 PM.
CT. Live streaming video and live stats for both games will be available at AuburnTigers.com. The Tigers will be looking to continue their momentum after defeating #17 San Diego and #8 Pepperdine. Belmont currently holds a 2-6 record.
The Bruins have had a rough stretch of late, as they have dropped out in each of their last five contests. Belmont is led by Mariia Hlahola, who has played one in seven games so far this season and is sporting a 13-5 overall record and a 5-2 record in double-header play.
Following the Tigers’ game with Belmont, Auburn will face UAB. The Blazers have a 5-3 record including three straight victories over Georgia State, Samford and Belmont. Junior Annalisa Smith holds the team’s best doubles singles record with 4-3 (11-9 overall).
About Auburn University
Auburn is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States. With more than 25,000 students and 1,200 faculty members, it is one of the largest in the state. Auburn University’s sports teams are known as the Tigers and compete in Division I-A of the NCAA and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
Auburn has won 19 intercollegiate championships (including 17 NCAA championships), three of them in football (1913, 1957, 2010), 8 in men’s swimming and diving (1997, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 ), 5 in women’s swimming and diving (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007), 2 in equestrian (2008, 2011), and one in women’s track and field (2006).
Auburn has also won a total of 70 Southeastern Conference titles, 51 men’s and 19 women’s. Auburn’s colors are orange and blue, chosen by George Petrie, the head coach of the college’s football team, inspired by the colors of his alma mater, the University of Virginia.
Auburn was founded on February 7, 1856 during the presidency of Franklin Pierce, as East Alabama Male College, a private liberal arts school affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1872 the college became the first public university to benefit from the Morrill Act and was renamed the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama. Photo credits: Auburn University website