Hoosiers Hit the Road for a Pair of Big Ten Matches
March 24, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's tennis team will travel to the state of Michigan to battle a pair of Big Ten foes in No. 5 Michigan on Saturday, March 26, and No. 52 Michigan State on Sunday, March 27. Both of those matches are set to begin at 11 a.m. ET.
The Hoosiers hope to bounce back after a tough 4-3 loss to Purdue on March 12. IU is currently 10-4 on the season, as Leslie Hureau leads the team in singles victories on the year as she stands at 20-4.
The Wolverines are 11-3 on the season and 1-0 in Big Ten play. Michigan has four singles players ranked in the top 100 led by No. 8 Denise Muresan. On the doubles side, the Wolverines have three duos in the national rankings. Muresan and teammate Brooke Bolender are currently ranked 14th in the country to pace the team.
The Spartans also own an 11-3 mark on the year dropping their only conference match against Michigan on Feb. 25. MSU is riding a three-match win streak into this weekend as it battles Purdue on Saturday before IU comes to town on Sunday. Michigan State's doubles combo of Amy Barton and Marina Bohrer are ranked No. 32 in doubles nationally.
Saturday Live Match Scoring vs. Michigan available by clicking here.
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