Alabama earned its 17th doubles point of the season to begin the match, and secured three consecutive singles victories to stamp its seventh shutout victory of the season.
No. 4 Erin Routliffe and Maya Jansen sailed to an 8-1 victory over Auburn’s No. 10 court one pairing to open doubles play, improving to a commanding 17-1 on the season. Securing the point for the Tide was Danielle Spielmann and Luice Perez – now 9-1 since the start of the conference season – who locked down an 8-4 victory on court three. Natalia Maynetto and Emily Zabor were leading 6-5 on court two when the point was won.
The Tide carried its momentum into singles play, as Maynetto locked down a quick 6-1, 6-0 victory on court four to begin the round. Jansen was next to finish for the Tide, extending the lead to 3-0 with a 7-6(6), 6-1 win on court three. Jansen trailed the tiebreaker 6-1 in her first set, before rallying to win eight straight points to secure her team-leading 14th singles victory on the season. Erin Routliffe clinched the match for Alabama, taking a 7-6(1), 6-1 decision on court one.
Alabama concludes its regular season when it welcomes Arkansas and Missouri to Tuscaloosa for another Friday/Sunday series next weekend. The Tide and Razorbacks will square off on Friday at 5:00 p.m. CT, ahead of Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. CT first serve with the Tigers.