Lauren Mira clinched the 4-2 win over No. 38 Kentucky
The Commodores will face either Kentucky or Auburn on Fri. April 18
Florida improves to 191-1 in home SEC matches
Sydney Campbell picked up her first career win at No. 1
Saturday's match is set for noon at the Currey Tennis Center
Vanderbilt women's tennis against Kentucky on Senior Day. (Photos by Steve Green)
Vanderbilt women's tennis vs. Auburn on Sunday, March 30, 2014 (Photos by Steve Green)
No. 11 Vanderbilt women's tennis takes on No. 47 Tennessee at the Currey Tennis Center on March 21, 2014. (Photos by John Russell)
No. 12 Vanderbilt 5, No. 26 Pepperdine 2 (Photos by John Russell)
Women's Tennis hosted the June Stewart Invite against William & Mary, Indiana and Georgia Tech. (Photos by Joe Howell)
2012-13 (Sophomore): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Saw action out of the No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 positions for the Dores ... Posted a 21-15 overall record ... Was ranked as high as No. 91 by the ITA ... Teamed up with Ashleigh Antal for the second-straight year in doubles play ... Finished with an overall doubles record of 21-15 ... Won five-straight matches between 2/16 against No. 18 Baylor and 3/1 against No. 63 LSU ... Made it to the quarter-finals of the USTA/ITA Regional Championships.
2011-12 (Freshman): Finished with an impressive 23-9 record during her first season at Vanderbilt, including 9-2 in conference play... Played primarily in the three spot, but also saw action in the four... Teamed up with fellow freshman Ashleigh Antal in doubles and finished the season 14-5... Defeated eventual team national champion Florida's Alexandra Cercone 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-7)... Won seven-straight singles during SEC play.
Personal: Marie Elise Casares ... Born September 12, 1993 ... Parents are Esteban Casares and Katia Lilian Rosa ... Younger brother Bernardo (16) ... From Quito, Ecuador ... Majoring in civil engineering ... Lists her brother as her favorite tennis player ... Made the South American team and traveled to compete in Europe four times ... Competed at the French Open and at Wimbledon in 2011 ... Chose Vanderbilt because of its tennis/academic mix.
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