Women's Tennis

    No. 41 Hoosiers Top Spartans For Third Straight Big Ten Win

    Go Hoosiers! Senior Evgeniya Vertesheva shut out her opponent in the No. 2 singles match, 6-0, 6-0.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Senior Evgeniya Vertesheva shut out her opponent in the No. 2 singles match, 6-0, 6-0.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 31, 2012

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    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The No. 41 Indiana women's tennis team won its third consecutive Big Ten match, topping Michigan State on Saturday afternoon, 6-1.

    IU started strong as the No. 1 doubles duo of Katie Klyczek and Sophie Garre topped Nicole Herzog and Katarina Lingl, 8-4. Kayla Fujimoto and Evgeniya Vertesheva clinched the doubles point for Indiana with an 8-4 victory at No. 2, before Alecia Kauss and Shannon Murdy made it a clean doubles sweep with a victory at No. 3.

    Vertesheva rode her doubles momentum into singles play, completely dominating MSU's Herzog in straight sets in the No. 2 match, 6-0, 6-0. No. 99 Leslie Hureau of Indiana followed suit in the No. 1 match, topping Olga Cherova in consecutive sets, 6-1, 6-3. Kauss clinched the match for the Hoosiers with her 6-3, 6-2 triumph over Michigan State's Lingl.

    Other Hoosiers picking up singles wins were Carolyn Chupa in the No. 4 spot and Klyczek playing at No. 3. Chupa topped Michaela Silesova, 6-2, 6-1, as Klyczek bested Marina Bohrer, 6-4, 7-5. In the No. 6 match, IU's Fujimoto went the distance against Dana Guentert of MSU, before falling in a super tiebreaker, 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8).

    The Hoosiers will welcome No. 14 Michigan on Sunday, April 1, to conclude play for the weekend. The match will begin at 11 a.m. ET at the IU Tennis Complex.

    No. 41 Indiana 6, Michigan State 1

    1. Leslie Hureau (IND) def. Olga Chernova (MSU) 6-1, 6-3
    2. Evgeniya Vertesheva (IND) def. Nicole Herzog (MSU) 6-0, 6-0
    3. Katie Klyczek (IND) def. Marina Bohrer (MSU) 6-4, 7-5
    4. Carolyn Chupa (IND) def. Michaela Silesova (MSU) 6-2, 6-1
    5. Alecia Kauss (IND) def. Katarina Lingl (MSU) 6-3, 6-2
    6. Dana Guentert (MSU) def. Kayla Fujimoto (IND) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8)

    1. Katie Klyczek/Sophie Garre (IND) def. Nicole Herzog/Katarina Lingl (MSU) 8-4
    2. Kayla Fujimoto/Evgeniya Vertesheva(IND) def. Marina Bohrer/Michaela Silesova(MSU)8-4
    3. Alecia Kauss/Shannon Murdy (IND) def. Julianne Gruber/Dana Guentert (MSU) 8-3

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




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