Women's Tennis

    Hoosiers To Face #18 Kentucky and #12 Tennessee

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    Go Hoosiers!
    Hoosiers To Face #18 Kentucky and #12 Tennessee

    On Tap: The Hoosiers (7-7 overall, 2-2 Big Ten) will continue their season this weekend against two highly ranked national opponents. On Saturday, they will travel down to Louisville, Kentucky for a match against #18 Kentucky (8-6) at 11:00 a.m. On Sunday, they will face #12 Tennessee (14-3) at 11:00 a.m.

    Last Match: The Hoosiers split a pair of Big Ten matches last weekend against Ohio State and Penn State. On Saturday, they dropped a close match to Ohio State 4-3. Sunday, they bounced back to shutout Penn State 7-0.

    Junior Play: Without a senior on the team this year, the Hoosiers have relied on leadership from their three juniors; Zahra Ahamed, Jessica Anderson and Becky Wallihan. Anderson leads the team in singles with an 21-8 overall record (8-5 in dual). Anderson is also the team leader with a 23-7 doubles record (10-3 in dual). Ahamed has bounced back from a tough start to the year, posting a 7-7 record in dual matches (13-15 overall) and a 12-1 dual doubles record (21-7 overall). Becky Wallihan, injured for the fall season, has posted a 5-6 doubles record.

    Potpourri: The Hoosiers have seven of their nine players with 10 or more singles wins...Freshman Amanda Field has been impressive in dual matches this spring posting a 8-5 and is now 15-9 in singles for the year......Ana Ceretto has posted a win in 12 of her last 17 matches, and has a 19-9 overall record.

    Head Coach Lin Loring...is entering his 22nd season as the Head Coach of the Hoosiers Women's Tennis team. In his 21 seasons, he has compiled a remarkable overall record of 526-135, while accumulating a 252-24 record against Big Ten opponents. The 4 time Big Ten Coach-of-the-Year and the 2 time National Coach-of -the-Year, has compiled a 568-152 overall record in his 26-year coaching career. Prior to Indiana, coach Loring had a 4 year stint as head coach at UC-Santa Barbara.

    On The Horizon: The Hoosiers will be on the road next weekend for matches against Michigan and Michigan State. On April 11, they will face Michigan and on April 12, they will face Michigan State.

    Fax-On-Demand: All information regarding the 1998-99 women's tennis team is available via Fax-On-Demand. You can receive information by calling (770) 399-3066 from your fax machine. To gain access about Indian's tennis program, you first have to access the Big Ten Conference (282). From there you may selected from the following to gain information about Indiana's tennis: Entire release & results (1525); latest roster & schedule updates (1526); Last match report (1527).



     

     

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