Women’s Tennis Hosts No. 34 LSU and No. 13 Texas A&M – Ole Miss Athletics – Hotty Toddy

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss women’s tennis set to face off against No. 34 LSU for a ranked showdown on Friday, March 8 at 3 p.m. The Rebels will have a quick turnaround as then host No. 13 Texas A&M on Sunday at 1 p.m.  

The public can access live scoring and live video for both matches. Links to both can be found above and on the Ole Miss women’s tennis schedule page.  


Briana Crowley (Sr.) – Battle Ground, Ind.  

– Ranked No. 79 alongside Ava Hraster in doubles         

– Started the season 7-1 in dual-singles, 1-0 in SEC

– Joins the Rebels after three seasons at Northwestern  

– Compiled a career singles record of 44-28 and a doubles record of 55-34  

– Former Blue Chip five-star recruit  

Lucie Devier (Sr.) – Etrechy, France 

– Earned first dual doubles win at No. 1 doubles in win over Eastern Illinois- Earned first singles win as a Rebel at the Roberta Alison Invitational  

– Returns to Ole Miss after missing all last season  

– Transferred from North Texas in 2022  

Ava Hrastar (Sr.) – Duluth, Ga.  

– Ranked No. 79 ITA ranking with Crowley 

– Two-time NCAA Doubles Championship qualifier  

– 2022 All-American and All-ACC Third Team honors  

– Former five-star recruit, ranked 1st out of Georgia and 18th nationally  

Ludmila Kareisová (Jr.) – Liberec, Czechia  

– Entered the year ranked No. 42 in singles  

– 2023 NCAA Singles Championships qualifier  

– Named 2023 All-SEC Second Team  

Emma Kette (So.) – Rammelsbach, Germany  

– Started 5-0 in dual singles for the second straight season

– Finished 2023 with a 12-10 singles record and 11-9 doubles record  

– Appeared in all 24 matches in the spring  

Rachel Krzyzak (Jr.) – Milton, Ontario, Canada  

– Tallied a 14-6 record on the season   

– Career singles record of 39-30 and a doubles record of 24-35  

Anaelle Leclercq-Ficher (Jr.) – La Perche, France  

– Won at No. 1 doubles with Devier in sweep over Eastern Illinois

– Compiled 18 career singles wins and 27 career doubles victories  

Kelsey Mize (Sr.) – Tulsa, Okla.  

– Earned tenth doubles win of the season against Purdue  

– Finished 2023 ranked No. 78 in doubles  

– Accomplished 50 doubles wins and is top 30 in program history  

Andrea Nova (Fr.) – Prague, Czechia  

– Third straight Rebel freshman to win doubles and singles in her first match  

– Joined by Mize, clinched doubles point in both opening weekend matches  

– Comes to Ole Miss ranked as high as No. 298 in the ITF Junior Rankings  

Reka Zadori (Sr.) – Szeged, Hungary  

– Sits in 30th place on the Ole Miss all-time career singles wins list with 56  

– Has a 57-44 career singles record and a 28-22 career doubles record  

– Her 9-3 record at No. 6 singles was the best in the SEC in 2023     


– Swept both Mississippi State and Eastern Illinois the first two of the season

– Rebels got down early in doubles against the Bulldogs; however, they won the remaining courts

– Kette dominated in a 6-0, 6-2 victory at No. 6 singles to move to 5-0 in dual singles action

– Kareisova is starting to get hot, winning two of her last three matches

– Krzyzak and Zadori got the EIU match started with a defiant 6-0 win

Lucie Devier made a return at No. 1 doubles with Leclercq-Ficher for a 6-1 victory

– Leclercq-Ficher and Kelsey Mize grabbed their first dual singles wins of the spring


– Devier needs one doubles win for 10 as a Rebel

– Hrastar earned her 10th overall singles victory as a Rebel

– Kareisova is two overall doubles wins from 40 in her career

– Kette grabbed her 20th career singles win against Mississippi State

– Krzyzak is two total singles wins from 40 in her career  

– Leclercq-Fisher is one singles and doubles win from 20 for her career  

– Mize entered the top 30 in program history for doubles wins  

– Mize notched her 30th singles win of her career  

– Nova grabbed her first win at No. 4 singles 

– Zadori is four singles wins from 60 and tied for 27th in program history  

– Zadori is two doubles wins away from 30 in her career    


– Beyers is in his 23rd year coaching the Ole Miss women’s tennis team  

– He has compiled a 288-245 record with Ole Miss and a 338-253 career record  

– Earned ITA South Region Coach of the Year in 2010, 2012, and 2018  

– Led the team to seven NCAA Second Round appearances and one Sweet 16 appearance  

– Coached the only Ole Miss NCAA Singles Champion, Arianne Hartono, eight All-Americans and 36 All-SEC players  



The Tigers are primarily a veteran roster. Graduate Student Aran Teixido Garcia is a powerhouse in the middle of LSU’s singles lineup, with an 8-1 dual singles record. Alongside Garcia, Junior Florentine Dekkers makes a strong duo on court two in doubles, posing a 10-2 record in that slot. Baylor transfer Anita Sahdiieva registered an undefeated dual singles rally so far, proving to be 5-0 in the No. 3 slot and 3-0 on court four.

Texas A&M

Overall, the Aggies have a well-built lineup, with three players ranked in singles and a 2-0 start in conference play. The number one ranked player in the nation, Mary Stoiana, poses a 10-1 dual singles record with a comfortable spot-on court one. The sophomore transfer from Texas, Nicole Khirin, has held the No. 2 spot for the Aggies, with an 11-1 record so far. In the world of doubles, Mia Kupres and Stoiana rank sixth in ITA with a 10-2 dual doubles record.



No. 13 Texas A&M

No. 34 LSU

No. 42 Ole Miss  


No. 1 Mary Stoiana (Texas A&M)

No. 18 Nicole Khirin (Texas A&M)

No. 30 Mia Kupres (Texas A&M)


No. 79 Briana Crowley and Ava Hraster (Ole Miss)


For the third straight season, the Rebels start the season 5-0 in Oxford. Ole Miss has compiled a 21-8 home record in that span. The Rebels look to add two more on the standing, hosting LSU and Texas A&M during the weekend.


Ole Miss landed in the ITA Team Ranking for the first time in the 2023-24 campaign after defeating now-ranked No. 40 Baylor, 4-1. It is the highest ranking for the women’s team in two years when the program ranked No. 34.   

In the current standings, the Rebels have competed against four top-75 teams in their first six dual matches. In the four matchups, the Navy and Red took down No. 40 Baylor at home and No. 55 Purdue on the road. The team battled against No. 38 Memphis and No. 24 Illinois away from Oxford.  


A long wait came to an end as Lucie Devier played in front of the Oxford crowd at Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center for the first time. The senior’s opportunity came against the Eastern Illinois Panther, teaming up with fellow France native Leclercq-Ficher in doubles. At the No. 1 doubles position, Devier and Leclercq Ficher cruised to a 6-1 victory. 


The third to sixth position is a combined 24-7 for the Rebels in dual singles. Crowley, the fifth-year senior, leads the way with a 7-1 record at the third spot. In addition, five different Rebels at the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions are getting it down. Kette, Mize, and Zadori are a combined 4-0 at the sixth spot.   


Kette is off to a great start after a 12-7 freshman campaign in dual singles matches. The Germany native is a perfect 5-0 for a second consecutive season following the addition of two home wins and sweeps over Mississippi State and Eastern Illinois. Kette earned her first SEC singles victory of the season and grabbed her second career win at the third position against Eastern Illinois.


Crowley has dominated her competition, earning her seventh win in eight dual singles matches as a Rebel at No. 3 singles. She was the first match to finish in the first two matches, defeating Tulsa’s Hutchings and Memphis’ Woog. Against Belmont, the Battleground, Indiana native took down Zholdakova in straight sets, both by a score of 6-3. Crowley tallied three more wins to her name after a 6-4, 6-0 win against Purdue, a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Baylor, and a 6-3, 6-3 triumph at Tulane. The senior earned her first conference singles win on Saturday in the sweep over Mississippi State.


Player of the Week:  

Mary Stoiana – Texas A&M

Freshman of the Week  

Aysegul Mert’s – Georgia  


The first 45 fans who attend the Ole Miss and LSU women’s tennis match on Friday will receive a white tennis visor. Before Sunday’s match against Texas A&M, the tennis team will host a kid’s clinic on the extra courts.


For more information on Ole Miss Women’s Tennis, follow the Rebels on X at @OleMissWTennis, on Facebook at OleMissWTennis and on Instagram at OleMissWTennis. Also follow Coach Beyers on Twitter, @MarkBeyers. 

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