Celia-Belle Mohr of Vanderbilt University beats Janice Tjen in the SEC!

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Celia-Belle Mohr of Vanderbilt University beats Janice Tjen in the SEC!
Celia-Belle Mohr of Vanderbilt University beats Janice Tjen in the SEC! (Provided by Tennis World USA)

Another good news fot the Vanderbilt University. After hours of weather delay and an indoors position shift, No. 24 Celia-Belle Mohr defeated No. 16 Janice Tjen in three sets. The first set went back and forth between Mohr and Tjen, resulting in a 7-5 win for Tjen.

Mohr came back in the second set to win 6-3 and force a third set. After trailing 4-2 in the third, Mohr fought back to tie it at 5-5. She won game six, but Tjen managed to push to a seven-point tiebreak. Mohr quickly went down by three, but eventually clinched the match to advance to today's competition.

Just today, Mohr will face No. 32 Auburn Ariana Arseneault. We recall before the match, Mohr was 30-15 overall this season, earning her first season with 30 singles wins of her collegiate career. Playing at No. 1 singles for the Commodores, she has defeated 11 nationally ranked opponents and has ranked among the top 50 herself all season.

Tjen was 25-8 overall and she has defeated nine nationally ranked opponents this season. Pepperdine lost 4-3 to Texas in the third round of the NCAA tournament.

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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