BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - No. 36 Indiana (9-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will continue Big Ten play this weekend with a pair of matches against No. 2 Northwestern (13-2, 3-0) and No. 35 Wisconsin (9-4, 2-1). The Hoosiers will face the Wildcats at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 1, and the Badgers at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 3. Weather permitting; the matches will be played at the IU Varsity Tennis Courts.
***The Cream and Crimson has opened its Big Ten slate with a 3-0 record. The last time that IU started conference play winning its initial three matches was during the 1999-00 season.
***The Hoosiers have also claimed all three of this year's Big Ten victories on the road. IU last opened league play with three victories away from home during the 1993-94 campaign.
***Senior Dora Vastag defeated Hala Sufi, ranked 74th in the country, of Purdue, 6-3, 6-1, on March 26. It was amazingly the 11th ranked player that she has faced this season. Indiana is 7-0 when Vastag is victorious at the top singles spot.
***Indiana is 9-1 when it captures the doubles point. The Hoosiers lone loss when owning the tandem mark came to then-No. 19 Texas A&M, a close 4-3 decision, on Feb. 13.
***The Hoosiers moved from 42nd to 36th in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Assocation poll released on March 29.
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