Indiana Women's Tennis Hosts Two Big Ten Foes this Weekend
March 30, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - After topping two ranked opponents on the road last weekend and jumping 16 spots in this week's national rankings, the No. 41 Indiana Hoosiers will host a pair of Big Ten matches in Bloomington this weekend. IU will take on Michigan State on Saturday, March 31, and then will welcome No. 14 Michigan on Sunday, April 1. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. ET.
The Hoosiers are 13-4 on the season and hold a 2-1 mark in Big Ten play. In this week's ITA National Singles Rankings, Leslie Hureau is now in the nation's top 100 players with a No. 99 ranking. She has won five consecutive singles matches and seven of her last eight overall.
Michigan State (8-6, 0-3) is still looking for its first conference win of the year. The Spartans topped Indiana last year in East Lansing, 4-3.
The Wolverines sit a 10-5 on the year with a perfect 3-0 record during conference matches. Michigan is riding a three-match winning streak, which includes wins over then-No. 17 Notre Dame and then-No. 26 Minnesota. The Wolverines have four players ranked in the nation's top 125 in singles, led by No. 10 Emina Bektas. In doubles, the duo of Bektas and Brooke Bolender rank No. 7 in the country.
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