Hoosiers Pick up 12 wins in Day One of adidas IU Winter Invite
Jan. 14, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's tennis team began the 2012 spring schedule on a high note in day one of the adidas IU Winter Invitational. The Hoosiers picked up seven singles wins and five doubles victories on the day.
In singles play, Indiana freshman Carolyn Chupa, ranked No. 79 nationally, topped Missouri's Nina Pantic in three sets, 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8). Leslie Hureau took care of Mizzou's Maria Christensen in consecutive sets, 6-0, 7-5. Evgeniya Vertesheva was dominant in her match with Marquette's Gillian Hush, 6-2, 6-2 as Katie Klyczek also won in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2, over Louisville's Sarah Miller. IU freshmen Alecia Kauss and Ariel Beckerman and sophomore Kayla Fujimoto also picked up singles wins.
In doubles action, Indiana's Fujimoto and Vertesheva teamed up to go a perfect 2-0 on the day. Chupa and Klyczek picked up an 8-6 win over Marquette's Hush and Ana Pimienta. Hureau and Kauss defeated Rachel Stuhlmann and Pantic of Mizzou, 8-2, and Sophie Garre and Shannon Murdy were also victorious in an 8-4 final match score over Missouri's Alex Clark and Jaime Mera.
Day two of the invite will take place on Sunday, Jan. 15, beginning at 10 a.m. ET. All matches will take place inside the IU Tennis Center.
Day 1 Results
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