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Doubles Team Rises to No. 6 in Final Rankings

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 06/04/2014
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – After a deep run in the NCAA Doubles Championship, Monique Albuquerque and Clementina Riobueno rose to No. 6 in the final ITA doubles rankings of the season, announced Wednesday. 

Ranked No. 8 heading into the national tournament in Athens, Ga., Albuquerque and Riobueno beat three ranked opponents and two in the top-10 en route to the Elite Eight. During the Sweet 16 of the team championship, Albuquerque and Riobueno picked up their best win of the season—an 8-5 win against No. 1 Jennifer Brady and Robin Anderson of UCLA.

For the spring, Miami’s All-American doubles team appeared in every poll of 2014 while posting a 23-4 overall record and a 10-1 mark in ACC play. At the No. 1 spot, the Canes’ duo went 15-3 and went 6-2 at No. 2.

Two singles players—Stephanie Wagner at No. 26 and Lina Lileikite at No. 99—appeared in the final singles poll of the season. Wagner finished the season at the NCAA Singles Championship, where she picked up a win against 16th-ranked Breanna Morgan of Florida before falling to Beatrice Capra of Duke in the Round of 32. This spring, Wagner finished with a 22-5 record and 12-2 against ACC foes.

Lileikite, who split time between the three and four singles spots for the Canes, has appeared in the final three rankings of the spring. The rising senior posted a 17-7 overall record and a 10-2 conference record in her junior campaign.

For a complete look at the final singles and doubles rankings, click here.

For more information on the women’s tennis team in the offseason, follow @HurricaneTennis on Twitter and Instagram

Schedule
 
Friday, February 06
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Saturday, February 07
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Sunday, February 08
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Monday, February 09
Women's Tennis at ITA National Team Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.
All Day
Friday, February 20
Women's Tennis vs. FGCU
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Friday, February 27
Women's Tennis vs. Wake Forest
Coral Gables, Fla.
4:00 PM
Sunday, March 01
Women's Tennis vs. Clemson
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Friday, March 06
Women's Tennis at Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y.
3:00 PM
Sunday, March 08
Women's Tennis at Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass.
5:00 PM
Sunday, March 15
Women's Tennis at Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga.
10:30 AM
Tuesday, March 17
Women's Tennis at Baylor
Waco, Texas
1:00 PM
Friday, March 20
Women's Tennis vs. NC State
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Friday, March 27
Women's Tennis at Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.
3:30 PM
Sunday, March 29
Women's Tennis at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va.
10:00 AM
Thursday, April 02
Women's Tennis vs. Duke
Coral Gables, Fla.
5:00 PM
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