Women's Tennis

    Hoosiers to Take On Defending National Champions

    Go Hoosiers! Evgeniya Vertesheva
    Go Hoosiers!
    Evgeniya Vertesheva
    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 4, 2010

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University women's tennis team and their 6-0 record are headed for the state of North Carolina this weekend for road matches at No. 1 Duke and Wake Forest. Indiana is set to take on the defending national champion Blue Devils at 11 a.m. on Saturday (Feb. 6) before facing Wake in a noon showdown on Sunday.

    Indiana, slotted 47th in the latest ITA national rankings, has been dominant in singles play thus far in the spring season. The Hoosiers are a combined 32-4 (.889) through the first six dual matches, including 6-0 at each of the top two slots held down by Leslie Hureau and Evgeniya Vertesheva.

    Duke is likely to place four nationally-ranked individuals in their singles line-up, highlighted by No. 20 Reka Zsilinszka. The Hoosiers also will see a ranked opponent on the other side of the net against Wake Forest as Martina Pavelec comes in at No. 49 in this week's rankings. As a team, the Demon Deacons are ranked 39th nationally.

    Both matches will have live scoring updates available. For live scoring of the Duke match, go to www. goduke.com and visit www.wakeforestsports.com for Sunday's contest.




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