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No. 15 W. Tennis Hosts Baylor on Saturday

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 03/13/2014
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The 15th-ranked Miami Hurricanes women’s tennis team takes a break from ACC play when it hosts 17th-ranked Baylor on Saturday at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

The Top-25 non-conference matchup between the Hurricanes and Bears will take place at 4 p.m. FREE #BeatBaylor T-shirts will be given away to the first fans to the first 150 fans to arrive.

Miami (10-2, 6-0 ACC) is on a seven-match winning streak. As part of the streak, the Canes have won six-consecutive ACC matches, including a win against 19th-ranked Georgia Tech. Most recently, the Hurricanes swept a two-match road trip at Pittsburgh and NC State.

The Baylor Bears come to Miami with a 10-4 overall record and are 1-0 in Big 12 play. The Bears most notable wins have come against 10th-ranked USC and 22nd-ranked Rice.

Baylor features three players in the ITA rankings—No. 52 Kiah Generatte, No. 68 Ema Burgic and No. 122 Jordaan Sanford.  

Miami’s top two singles players, Kelsey Laurente and Stephanie Wagner, remain in the ITA rankings at No. 48 and No. 61, respectively. Monique Albuquerque leads the Hurricanes with 12 singles victories, including a team-long streak of seven in a row.

The Hurricanes hold the edge with two doubles teams ranked in the ITA rankings—14th-ranked Monique Albuquerque and Clementina Riobueno and 31st-ranked Melissa Bolivar and Laurente. Baylor’s top doubles team of Victoria Kisialeva and Blair Shankle is currently ranked 34th in the country.

For live updates during the match visit our live stats page here and follow us on Twitter at @HurricaneTennis

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