Women's Tennis

    Indiana Downs Penn State to Open Big Ten Tournament

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!

    April 24, 2014

    Results

    EVANSTON, Ill. - The seventh-seeded Indiana women's tennis team took down tenth-seeded Penn State on Thursday to open the Big Ten Tournament, 4-1. The Hoosiers will take on second-seeded Northwestern on Friday.

    In doubles, Sophie Garre and Shannon Murdy teamed up at No. 2 to defeat PSU's Carmen Sandor and Katherine Whiteaway by an 8-3 margin. Kayla Fujimoto and Alecia Kauss then clinched the doubles point for IU with an 8-4 win at No. 3 over Taylor Shukow and Marie Frederique of Penn State.

    In singles, Murdy gave IU its second point with a dominant performance at No. 5 with her 6-0, 6-4 triumph over Penn State's Whiteaway. Kauss also won in straight-set fashion with a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 4 over Shukow.

    Sophie Garre then clinched the match for Indiana as she gave up only two games in her 6-0, 6-2 victory over PSU's Katia Blik. All remaining singles matches went unfinished.

    Indiana and Northwestern will get started at 3 p.m. ET tomorrow afternoon in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.

    2014 Big Ten Tournament
    #7 Indiana 4 vs. #10 Penn State 1


    No. 1 - Dasha Sapogova (PSU) def. Katie Klyczek (IU), 6-1, 7-5
    No. 2 - Sophie Garre (IU) def. Katia Blik (PSU), 6-0, 6-2
    No. 3 - Carmen Sandor (PSU) vs. Carolyn Chupa (IU), 6-1, 3-4 (unfinished)
    No. 4 - Alecia Kauss (IU) def. Taylor Shukow (PSU), 6-1, 6-3
    No. 5 - Shannon Murdy (IU) def. Katherine Whiteaway (PSU), 6-0, 6-4
    No. 6 - Paula Gutierrez (IU) vs. Marie Frederique (PSU), 6-2, 4-1 (unfinished)

     

     

    Order of Finish: 5, 4, 1, 2

    Doubles
    No. 1 - Carolyn Chupa / Katie Klyczek (IU) vs. Dasha Sapogova / Katia Blik (PSU), 5-5 (unfinished)
    No. 2 - Sophie Garre / Shannon Murdy (IU) def. Carmen Sandor / Katherine Whiteaway (PSU), 8-3
    No. 3 - Kayla Fujimoto / Alecia Kauss (IU) def. Taylor Shukow / Marie Frederique (PSU), 8-4

    Order of Finish: 2, 3


       

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