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Kentucky Women's Tennis Hosts Ole Miss, Mississippi State

Kentucky hosts Ole Miss on Friday and Mississippi State on Sunday.

Kentucky hosts Ole Miss on Friday and Mississippi State on Sunday.

March 14, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women’s tennis team will host Ole Miss on Friday at 4 p.m. at the Hilary J. Boone Varsity Tennis Complex, before hosting Mississippi State on Sunday at noon.

The Wildcats were ranked 38th in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings after defeating Missouri 5-2 and falling to No. 3 Texas A&M 5-2. In Kentucky’s loss to Texas A&M, freshman Nadia Ravita knocked off sixth-ranked Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar.

Freshman Nadia Ravita improved her singles record to 13-2, ranking No. 38 as an individual.

The No. 54 Rebels are 2-8 at this point in the season, including an 0-4 record in Southeastern Conference play. This past weekend Ole Miss traveled to Georgia and Tennessee, falling 6-1 to Georgia on Friday before losing 4-3 to Tennessee. The Rebels boast two ranked individuals, No. 37 Caroline Rohde-Moe and No. 66 Mai El Kamash.

The Bulldogs have opened the spring 6-6, while going 0-4 in SEC matches. The team is coming off a 4-1 win over Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, after falling 7-0 to Tennessee and Georgia over the weekend.

Kentucky is 11-4 on the year, 2-2 in SEC contests.

Live scoring of both matches will be available on UKWomensTennis.com.

Admission to the matches this weekend is free.

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