Women's Tennis

    IU Falls to No. 15 Michigan in Big Ten Tournament

    Go Hoosiers! Freshman Shannon Murdy won her No. 6 singles match on Friday.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Freshman Shannon Murdy won her No. 6 singles match on Friday.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 27, 2012

    Complete Results

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Indiana women's tennis, the No. 7 seed, fell in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament to second-seeded Michigan, 4-2.

    Michigan started things strong taking the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 to start the match. The Wolverines then followed with a win in singles at the No. 2 position to lead 2-0.

    Indiana then scored its first team point as IU freshman Alecia Kauss won her No. 5 match over U-M's Michelle Sulahain, 6-3, 6-1. The Wolverines then went up 3-1 with a No. 3 victory.

    Shannon Murdy was triumphant in her No. 6 match to put IU within one with her straight set win, 6-3, 6-3. Michigan then shut the door as No. 12 Emina Bektas topped IU's No. 71 Leslie Hureau in an exciting three set match, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

    No. 15 Michigan 4, No. 53 Indiana 2

    1. #12 Emina Bektas (MICH) def. #71 Leslie Hureau (IU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
    2. #85 Brooke Bolender (MICH) def. Evgeniya Vertesheva (IU) 6-1, 6-1
    3. Sarah Lee (MICH) def. Katie Klyczek (IU) 6-4, 6-1
    4. #121 Mimi Nguyen (MICH) vs. Carolyn Chupa (IU) 6-4, 2-0, unfinished
    5. Alecia Kauss (IU) def. Michelle Sulahain (MICH) 6-3, 6-1
    6. Shannon Murdy (IU) def. Kristen Dodge (MICH) 6-3, 6-3

    1. #10 Emina Bektas/Brooke Bolender (MICH) def. Sophie Garre/Leslie Hureau (IU) 8-2
    2. Mimi Nguyen/Michelle Sulahain (MICH) def. Kayla Fujimoto/Katie Klyczek (IU) 8-6
    3. Kristen Dodge/Sarah Lee (MICH) def. Shannon Murdy/Evgeniya Vertesheva (IU) 6-5



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


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