Women's Tennis

    Women's Tennis Opens Big Ten Slate Saturday

    Go Hoosiers! Charlotte Martin
    Go Hoosiers!
    Charlotte Martin
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 5, 2009

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana Women's Tennis hit the road for their Big Ten opener this weekend, heading to Illinois for a Saturday match set for a 1 p.m. EST start. The Hoosiers are coming off a 4-3 win over #23 Wake Forest last weekend.

    Click here for live scoring of the match.

    SCOUTING THE COMPETITION
    The Fighting Illini (8-2) are ranked #33 nationally and are winners of their last six matches. Illinois' two losses both came against top-25 teams in #11 Stanford and #22 Tennessee.

    BIG TEN DOING BIG THINGS
    This season, five Big Ten schools are currently ranked in the nation's top-50, including both IU and Illinois. The Hoosiers are slotted #44 and Illinois is ranked 33rd. Meanwhile, the conference owns the top-ranked squad in #1 Northwestern, in addition to, #18 Michigan and #37 Ohio State.

    A LOOK BACK
    Indiana went 8-2 during the Big Ten regular season a year ago before advancing to the semifinals of the conference tournament.

     

     


       

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