Women's Tennis

    Indiana Takes Down Eastern Kentucky, 7-0

    Go Hoosiers! Shannon Murdy won in both singles and doubles on Sunday for Indiana.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Shannon Murdy won in both singles and doubles on Sunday for Indiana.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Jan. 26, 2014


    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - No. 40 Indiana defeated Eastern Kentucky on Sunday at the IU Tennis Center, 7-0.

    In doubles, Indiana's (3-0) Alecia Kauss and Shannon Murdy made quick work of EKU's (2-1) Amandine Faouzi and Marcela Jimenez in the No. 3 match, 6-0. Carolyn Chupa and Katie Klyczek then clinched the doubles point for IU with a 6-1 triumph over Melissa Gerritsen and Kristina Labeja of Eastern Kentucky.

    In singles play, IU's Paula Gutierrez kicked things off with a 6-1, 6-1 victory in the No. 5 match over Jimenez. Chupa followed with a straight set win over EKU's Saioa Oscoz, 6-1, 6-2. Sophie Garre clinched the match for Indiana giving up just two games against Milena Poffo, 6-2, 6-0.

    Shannon Murdy took down Carmen Rodriguez of EKU 6-1, 6-3. Kauss picked up the sixth win of the day for the Hoosiers by a 7-5, 7-5 score over Labeja. It took a match tiebreaker for Klyczek to give Indiana a clean sweep for the day as she topped Faouzi, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8).

    The Hoosiers will next head to Western Michigan on Friday, Jan. 31. That match will start at 1 p.m. ET.

    No. 40 Indiana 7, Eastern Kentucky 0
    1. Katie Klyczek (IU) def. Amandine Faouzi (EKU), 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)
    2. Alecia Kauss (IU) def. Kristina Labeja (EKU), 7-5, 7-5
    3. Carolyn Chupa (IU) def. Saioa Oscoz (EKU), 6-1, 6-2
    4. Sophie Garre (IU) def. Milena Poffo (EKU), 6-2, 6-0
    5. Paula Gutierrez (IU) def. Marcela Jimenez (EKU), 6-1, 6-1
    6. Shannon Murdy (IU) def. Carmen Rodriguez (EKU), 6-1, 6-3



    1. Chupa/Klyczek (IU) def. Gerritsen/Labeja (EKU), 6-1
    2. Fujimoto/Garre (IU) vs. Oscoz/Poffo (EKU), 3-1 unfinished
    3. Kauss/Murdy (IU) def. Faouzi/Jimenez (EKU), 6-0

    Order of finish: Doubles (3, 1) Singles (5, 3, 4, 6, 2, 1)


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