Vanderbilt University ladies beats East Tennessee in the NCAA first round

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The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team defeated East Tennessee State University 4-0 to advance to day two of the Ohio State NCAA Regional. Dores will play against Ohio State today. In singles, the Dores rode the momentum of doubles.

Stammel struggled in the first set to her winning 6-4 and then won 6-0 in the second set to put the Dores ahead by two. No. 24 Mohr finished second and won in straight sets. Amy Stevens rallied in her second set to Clinch the match for the Dores and advance the team into tomorrow’s regional final.

Anessa Lee and Bridget Stammel quickly found their groove in doubles, winning 6-3 on court 3 and setting the team up for the doubles point. The No. 44 pairing of Celia-Belle Mohr and Marcella Cruz extended their doubles hitting streak to three and reclaimed the lead for Vanderbilt.

Women’s Singles

No. 24 Mohr def. Laylo Bakhodirova 6-3, 7-5
No. 93 Stammel def. Mariya Shumeika 6-4, 6-0
Lee vs. Maria Fernanda Carvajal 6-3, 4-6, unfinished
Holly Staff vs. Emilia Alfaro 6-4, 5-2, unfinished
Stevens def. Daniela Rivera 6-2, 7-5
Cruz vs.

Ralitsa Alexandrova 6-1, 6-6 (5-1), unfinished

Women’s Doubles

No. 44 Mohr/Cruz (Vandy) def. Bakhodirova/Shumeika 6-4
Anna Ross/Staff (Vandy) vs. Carvajal/Rivera 5-4, unfinished
Lee/Stammel (Vandy) def. Alfaro/Yunuen Elizarraras 6-3

About the 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.

About the Photo credits: pic from the Vanderbilt University website

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