GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Freshman Skylar Holloway came from behind to win the first set, but her match went unfinished as the No. 49 LSU women’s tennis team fell 4-0 to No. 4 Florida on Sunday afternoon.
The Lady Tigers are 9-10 (2-8 SEC) on the season, while Florida is now 15-4 (7-2 SEC).
On court six, LSU’s Holloway was down 2-0 when she found her stride to win the first set against Florida’s Stefani Stojic, but the match went unfinished due to the overall match being clinched.
The senior-led Gators jumped out to a 1-0 lead as they took the doubles point. On court one, Skylar Holloway and Gabrielle Otero fell to No. 37 Olivia Janowicz and Kourtney Keegan 8-2. Abigail Owens and Joana Vale Costa battled hard, but ultimately fell to No. 20 Sofie Oyen and Belinda Woolcock on court two.
In singles, No. 17 Brianna Morgan increased Florida’s lead to 2-0 after her match against LSU’s Vale Costa was retired.
Noel Scott met defeat 6-2, 6-1 at the hands of No. 10 Olivia Janowicz, while LSU’s Otero could not overcome No. 23 Alexandra Cercone, falling 6-2, 6-1 as the Gators clinched the match.
The Lady Tigers take the court again on Wednesday, April 2 as they host Tulane at 3 p.m. CT in W.T. “Dub” Robinson Stadium.
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#4 Florida 4, #49 LSU 0
1. #17 Brianna Morgan (UF) def. #88 Joana Vale Costa (LSU), 4-3 retired
2. #10 Olivia Janowicz (UF) def. Noel Scott (LSU) 6-2, 6-1
3. #38 Sofie Oyen (UF) vs. Abigail Owens (LSU) 6-1, 4-4 unfinished
4. #23 Alexandra Cercone (UF) def. Gabrielle Otero (LSU) 6-2, 6-1
5. #104 Belinda Woolcock (UF) vs. Ella Taylor (LSU) 6-5 unfinished
6. Stefani Stojic (UF) vs. Skylar Holloway (LSU) 4-6, 0-1 unfinished
1. #37 Olivia Janowicz/Kourtney Keegan (UF) def. Skylar Holloway/ Gabrielle Otero (LSU) 8-2
2. #20 Sofie Oyen /Belinda Woolcock (UF) def. Abigail Owens/ Joana Vale Costa (LSU) 8-4
3. Alexandra Cercone/Brianna Morgan (UF) vs. Noel Scott/ Ella Taylor (LSU) 7-3 unfinished