Vanderbilt women's will host Alabama and Bellarmine today, and Auburn on Sunday
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The Vanderbilt University women's tennis team will host this weekend Alabama and Bellarmine on Friday, and Auburn on Sunday. All the three matches will be played at the Lummis Family Tennis Center and admission is free. Fans can find parking in the 25th Avenue parking garage and the tennis center will operate a clear bag policy.
Daddy's Dogs will be at Friday's game against Alabama, where the first $500 of food will be paid for by the Vanderbilt tennis program. Alcohol will be available for purchase. The Elliston Place Soda Shop will be at the Auburn game on Sunday.
The first $500 of food will be covered by Vanderbilt's tennis program and alcohol will be available for purchase. Vanderbilt will then continue its home position when it hosts Kentucky at noon on Saturday, April 8. The Commodores go into the weekend 3-5 in SEC play with their most recent win over Missouri.
No. 46 Celia-Belle Mohr will work to extend her singles winning streak to three and doubles to two with partner Marcella Cruz. The Crimson Tide are 3-4 in the conference and 1-5 on the road, and Alabama recently snapped its three-game losing streak with a win over No.
43 LSU. The Crimson Tide have a pair of doubles ranked No. 34. Overall, the Commodores are 29-19 against the Crimson Tide. The game against Alabama will begin at 2:00pm. CT. Vanderbilt will host Bellarmine on Friday after the Alabama game, which starts no earlier than 5pm.
The Tigers are 4-3 in conference play and 14-5 overall. Auburn split its games this past weekend, having a win over No. 43 LSU and a loss to No. 2 Texas A&M. The Tigers have two singles players ranked No. 32 and at no. 50 in addition to their three ranked doubles pairings (No.
20, No. 64 and No. 80). Vanderbilt will work to add to his 32-15 overall winning record against Auburn this weekend. Sunday's match will start at 1pm. CT.
About the Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee.
It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a donation of one million dollars. It hosts around 13,000 students. Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 31st in the nation. In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Vanderbilt is ranked the 116th best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd-best university in the world.
Additionally the ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt as 18th best in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and 21st in Social Sciences. Vanderbilt is a founding and charter member of the Southeastern Conference and for a half-century has been the conference's only private school.
The university fields six men's and ten women's intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships.
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