Senior Serena Nash finished a perfect 3-0 in singles as Missouri began its season at the Mizzou Invite.
Missouri tennis hasn’t won an SEC match since 2017.
Mizzou tennis secured the doubles point but failed to earn any singles points.
The Tigers stayed close with Tennessee, but the result was the same as every SEC match this season.
After dropping two SEC matches last weekend, the Tigers were unable to recover in a 4-3 loss to Arkansas.
The Tigers were led by dominating performances from Vivien Ábráham and Mackenzy Middlebrooks.
Missouri tennis’ Fukutoku and golf’s Yeun found success in their singular weekend play.
Amidst very 90-degree temperatures, Missouri tennis competed outdoors through singles and doubles matches last weekend.
Nash, Raley and Ismail each earned their first singles wins of the season on Thursday.
Missouri’s lineup will feature four new faces this fall after several key departures.
The No. 10 pairing in the nation lost in the first round of the tournament.
Missouri finishes the season ranked 13th in the SEC.
The Tigers have now lost seven straight conference matches.
The Tigers dropped two tough matches on their SEC trip through Mississippi.
The Tigers improved their doubles record to 17-6 on the season.
Mizzou showed off well-rounded roster in a dominant performance over Old Dominion.
Mizzou clinched 23 wins at the Big Green Invitational in New Hampshire, and Amina Ismail went undefeated in both singles and doubles.
Junior Clare Raley: “There’s never a time when you’re questioning how hard she’s working.”
As Missouri tennis ended its best season in a decade last year, the Tigers get ready for a season full of potential as the Gaston era begins.
Coming off its best season in a decade, Missouri tennis hopes to be ranked No. 30 or better and earn a spot in the NCAA tournament.