Hoosiers Sweep Double-Header over Western Michigan and Butler
Jan. 28, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's tennis team dominated in its dual match double-header on Saturday in Bloomington. The Hoosiers topped Western Michigan and Butler by a 7-0 margin in each match.
Against Western Michigan, Indiana's (3-1) Kayla Fujimoto and Evgeniya Vertesheva won at No. 2 and Sophie Garre and Shannon Murdy teamed at No. 3 for victories in those matches to take the double point. In singles, Leslie Hureau (No 1), Vertesheva (No. 2), Carolyn Chupa (No. 3), Katie Klyczek (No. 4) and Fujimoto (No. 5) all swept their respective matches. Alecia Kauss went the distance to a third set at No. 5, but earned the win in the deciding set, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1.
In the Butler match, Indiana swept the doubles portion to get a point to start out. The Hoosiers switched up the lineup against the Bulldogs in singles and won convincingly in each match. Vertesheva (No. 1), Klyczek (No. 2), Chupa (No. 3), Fujimoto (No. 4), Kauss (No. 5) and Murdy (No. 6) won in straight sets to earn the 7-0 team win.
Indiana will next be in action on Saturday, Feb. 4, as the Hoosiers will travel to Cincinnati for a double-header. IU will open the day against UC at 11 a.m. ET, and wrap up play against Xavier at 4 p.m. ET.
Western Michigan Results
1. Nini Sujashvili/Kathleen Hawkins (WMU) def. Leslie Hureau/Katie Klyczek (IND) 8-4
2. Kayla Fujimoto/Evgeniya Vertesheva (IND) def. April Kerr/Caroline Aleck (WMU) 8-2
3. Sophie Garre/Shannon Murdy (IND) def. Jill Pastunink/Maria Nivia (WMU) 8-3
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