tennis-women-d1 flag

Auburn Athletics | March 7, 2014

Auburn remains unbeaten in conference play after 4-3 win at Arkansas

Auburn women's tennis

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Senior Jackie Kasler provided No. 20 Auburn with the clinching victory at No. 6 with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 win Friday to give the Tigers a 4-3 win at No. 45 Arkansas at the George M. Billingsley Tennis Center.

Kasler battled back from losing the first set to Arkansas’ Flavia Araujo on court No. 6 to help push Auburn to 13-2 overall and 3-0 to start SEC play. The Tigers have won 13 out of their past 14 matches.

Auburn opened the match by continuing its undefeated streak in doubles, winning the point for the 15th consecutive match.

The Tigers fell down early but rallied back as Michala Kucharova and Reka Muller picked up an 8-4 victory on court No. 2 to move to 10-0 in doubles this year, while Pleun Burgmans and Emily Flickinger downed the Razorbacks’ Kimberley-Ann Surin and Flavia Araujo, 8-6, on Court 1 to also move to 10-0 and seal the point for the Tigers.

Arkansas tied the match at 1-1 but The Tigers again fought back to retake the lead as Paula de Man took a straight-set victory on court No. 3 against Surin 6-2, 7-5.

No. 29 Pleun Burgmans defeated the Razorbacks’ Yang Pang at the top spot in the lineup 6-2, 7-5 to put Auburn just one win away from clinching and setting up the win for Kasler.

College football teams with the most Heisman Trophy winners

Here are the colleges with the most Heisman Trophy winners from 1935 to today.
READ MORE

6 programs with strong cases to be college basketball's next 1st-time champion

These schools have never won a men's basketball national championship but they're in a good position to win one in the near future.
READ MORE

Charles Barkley: College basketball stats, best moments, quotes

Here's everything you need to know about Charles Barkley's college stats and career at Auburn.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners