Crimson & Gold Cup Point On the Line Saturday in Bloomington
April 1, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University women's tennis team (11-5) hosts the Purdue Boilermakers (13-1) in an 11 a.m. match on Saturday, Apr. 3. The match will be played outside on the IU Varsity Tennis Courts weather permitting. Should inclement weather occur, the match will be moved indoors to the IU Tennis Center.
This season marks the sixth edition of the Crimson and Gold Cup, which signifies athletic supremacy between the rival schools. It pits the 20 common sports sponsored by both institutions against each other, rewarding one point for each sport. Indiana owns a 3-1-1 lead in the all-time series.
It's a huge weekend for the 2009-10 version of the Crimson and Gold Cup as two of the remaining eight points possible are up for grabs on the tennis court as the men's team plays at Purdue on Friday.
Heading into the weekend, Purdue owns a one-point advantage at 6.5-5.5 points. In addition to the tennis teams, the programs still facing each other with a point on the line will be M/W golf, M/W outdoor track & field, baseball and softball.
SCOUTING THE COMPETITION
Purdue sophomore Jennier Rabot is just one doubles tiebreaker loss away from an undefeated spring thus far. She is 14-0 at No. 2 singles while also posting a 13-1 mark playing alongside Michelle Sammons in the top doubles slot in every dual match.
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