Women's Tennis

    Women Begin Dual Competition This Weekend

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!

    Women Begin Dual Competition This Weekend

    On Tap: The Hoosiers will begin their spring dual match season this weekend in Kalamazoo, Michigan. They will face both Akron and Western Michigan this Saturday. Their match against Western Michigan is at 10 A.M., and then they will face Akron at 2 P.M.

    Returning Home: This weekend marks a homecoming for one of the freshman on the team. Karie Schlukebir, a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, has had a solid contribution to the Hoosiers so far this year. She finished the fall with a records of 9-5 in singles and 8-6 in doubles.

    Recapping the Fall: The Hoosiers had a strong fall season led by junior Jessica Anderson. Anderson (13-3 singles, 12-4 doubles) finished the fall with a win in the consolation draw at the ITA Midwest Region Championships. She overcame a loss in the first round of the main draw, to win five straight matches in the consolation.

    Recapping Last Year: After finishing the Big Ten season with a 6-4 record , and a sixth seed in the Big Ten Tournament, the Hoosiers regained top form as they went on to win the Big Ten Tournament. The Big Ten Championship was their first in the last three years and their 15th since 1980. The season came to an end, however, in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Midwest Regionals, as they lost to the Regional top-seed UCLA. The Hoosiers ended their year with a 17-11 overall record, with a 11-4 Big Ten record and a #35 national ranking.

    Head Coach Lin Loring: Loring is entering his 22nd season as the Head Coach of the Hoosiers Women's Tennis team. In his 21 seasons, he has compiled a remarkable overall record of 252-130, while accumulating a 252-23 record against Big Ten opponents. The 4 time Big Ten Coach-of-the-Year and the 2 time National Coach-of -the-Year, has compiled a 563-147 overall record in his 25 year coaching career. Prior to Indiana, coach Loring had a 4 year stint as head coach at UC-Santa Barbara.

    Fax-On-Demand: All information regarding the 1998-99 women's tennis tam is available via Fax-On-Demand. You can receive information by calling (770) 399-3066 from your fax machine. To gain access about Indian's tennis program, you first have to access the Big Ten Conference (282). From there you may selected from the following to gain information about Indiana's tennis: Entire release & results (1520); latest roster & schedule updates (1521); Last match report (1522).
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