Women's Tennis

    Indiana Heads to Evanston to Face No. 15 Northwestern

    Go Hoosiers! Freshman Kayla Fujimoto.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Freshman Kayla Fujimoto.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 14, 2011

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's tennis team will head north to Evantson, Ill., to battle the No. 15 Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday, April 16. This will be the final regular season road match of the season for the Hoosiers. The start time is set for Noon ET.

    Indiana is riding a two-match win streak heading into the weekend with victories over Wisconsin and Minnesota at home last week. Leslie Hureau and Evegniya Vertesheva are both ranked in the ITA Women's National Singles Rankings, which were updated on April 12. Hureau sits at No. 57 while Vertesheva ranks 114th. Hureau is also ranked on the double side with Myriam Sopel at No. 36 nationally.

    The Wildcats are a perfect 6-0 in Big Ten play this season and will step out of the conference to battle Baylor on Thursday at home before IU rolls into town for the weekend. NU has four players ranked in the nation's top 101 singles players led by senior Maria Mosolova, who is ranked No. 13 in the country. On the doubles side, Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton are the only Wildcat duo in the nationally rankings at No. 11.

    The Hoosier will wrap up their regular season on April 23-24 at home against Ohio State and Penn State. Those matches will begin at 11 a.m., with the Sunday's match against PSU being Senior Day.




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