No. 8 Northwestern Tops No. 37 Indiana
Feb. 20, 2014
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The No. 37 Indiana women's tennis team suffered its first home loss of the season on Thursday to No. 8 Northwestern, 7-0.
Northwestern (6-3, 1-0) started on the right foot as the No. 1 and No. 2 Wildcat tandems defeated Indiana (7-2, 0-1) in both matches to take the doubles point.
In singles, NU scored two quick team points with wins at No. 2 and No. 5 out of the gate. The remaining matches on the courts all went to a third set.
At No. 1, #30 Veronica Corning of Northwestern took the first set against Indiana's #65 Katie Klyczek. Klyczek battled back in the second set as she trailed 4-3 to rally back and take the set 6-4. But Corning would handle the third set with a 6-3 triumph to clinch the match for Northwestern.
In the No. 6 match, IU's Shannon Murdy fell 6-0 in the opening set, but bounced back to take the second set 6-4. Northwestern's Manon Peri would go on to take the match with a 6-2 win in the final set over Murdy.
IU will next host a double-header on Sunday, Feb. 23 at the IU Tennis Center against No. 27 Tennessee at 11 a.m. ET and then Ball State at 4 p.m.
Order of Finish: Doubles (2, 1) Singles (2, 5, 1, 6, 3, 4)
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