Women's Tennis

    No. 34 Hoosiers Fall On the Road to No. 16 Northwestern

    Go Hoosiers! Senior Leslie Hureau won her No. 1 singles match over 122nd-ranked Veronica Corning of Northwestern on Sunday
    Go Hoosiers!
    Senior Leslie Hureau won her No. 1 singles match over 122nd-ranked Veronica Corning of Northwestern on Sunday
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 21, 2013

    Results

    EVANSTON, Ill. - No. 34 Indiana came up short on the road on Sunday against No. 16 Northwestern, 6-1, to end the regular season.

    The Wildcats (15-8, 9-2) came out swinging as Alicia Barnett and Veronica Corning of NU topped IU's Jithmie Jayawickrema and Leslie Hureau in the No. 2 doubles match, 8-3. In the No. 1 match, Indiana's (17-8, 6-5) Alecia Kauss and Shannon Murdy fell just short to 18th-ranked Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton of Northwestern, 8-5. Those wins gave the Wildcats the doubles point to start.

    Northwestern added two more team points with wins at No. 2 and No. 6 before Hureau put the Hoosiers on the board in the No. 1 match. Hureau, ranked 119th nationally, cruised to a win over 122nd-ranked Corning of Northwestern in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.

    Hureau's win would be the last point earned for the Hoosiers as the match was then clinched on the next finished court at No. 5 as NU's Brittany Wowchuk took down IU's Jayawickrema, 7-5, 6-1.

    The Hoosiers will now host the 2013 Big Ten Women's Tennis Tournament in Bloomington on April 25-28. Matches will begin each day at 10 a.m. ET, except for Sunday, April 28, when the championship match will be played at 2 p.m. ET. Weather pending, all matches will take place at the outdoor IU Varsity Tennis Courts, inclement weather will move matches to the IU Tennis Center.

    Results
    No. 16 Northwestern 6, No. 34 Indiana 1

    Singles
    1. #119 Leslie Hureau (IND) def. #122 Veronica Corning (NU) 6-2, 6-2
    2. #49 Kate Turvy (NU) def. #97 Katie Klyczek (IND) 6-1, 6-0
    3. Belinda Niu (NU) def. Alecia Kauss (IND) 6-1, 6-3
    4. Linda Abu Mushrefova (NU) def. Sophie Garre (IND) 6-3, 6-3
    5. Brittany Wowchuk (NU) def. Jithmie Jayawickrema (IND) 7-5, 6-1
    6. Alicia Barnett (NU) def. Shannon Murdy (IND) 6-2, 6-3

     

     

    Doubles
    1. #18 Linda Abu Mushrefova/Nida Hamilton (NU) def. Alecia Kauss/Shannon Murdy (IND) 8-5
    2. Alicia Barnett/Veronica Corning (NU) def. Jithmie Jayawickrema/Leslie Hureau (IND) 8-3
    3. Belinda Niu/Kate Turvy (NU) vs. Sophie Garre/Katie Klyczek (IND) 6-3, unfinished

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


       

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