#23 Indiana Battles With Oregon on Saturday
Feb. 25, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University women's tennis team (9-2) will play their first match as a top-25 team this season on Saturday when the Oregon Ducks (5-4) come to town for an 11 a.m. contest.
Indiana moved up 14 slots to No. 23 in the latest ITA national rankings after defeating both Kentucky and No. 10 Tennessee last weekend.
This weekend it will be just one match for the Hoosiers, however. Live updates of Indiana's last non-conference home match will be available right here at IUHoosiers.com.
SCOUTING THE COMPETITION
As a team, Oregon has dropped three straight matches heading into the weekend and will play Purdue Friday night before coming to Bloomington. The Ducks have been ranked as high as No. 71 this season, but fell out of the top-75 rankings this week.
A LOOK AHEAD AT NEXT WEEK
REIGNING BIG TEN ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
The conference office has given six weekly awards thus far during the 2010 spring season with Indiana the lone school to receive multiple laurels. Evgeniya Vertesheva was named the Big Ten Athlete of the Week back on Jan. 26.
LAST TIME OUT ON THE COURTS
The Hoosiers firmly placed their name on the national radar last weekend, picking up wins over Kentucky and Tennessee.
Indiana not only defeated No. 10 Tennessee, but did so in very impressive fashion; dropping just one team point in a 6-1 victory over the Lady Vols.
Leslie Hureau notched a win over a nationally-ranked opponent as well, defeating No. 38 Maria Sorbello in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5.
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