Women's Tennis

    Hoosiers Looking for Big Ten Crown

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!
    News Update

    May 8, 2002

    Hoosiers Host Big Ten Tournament

    Current News Photo
    Karie Schlukebir and Linda Tran have won 11-straight matches.
    Championship Information
    Indiana University will play host to the 2002 Big Ten Women’s Tennis Championship at the IU Varsity Courts Thursday, April 25-Sunday, April 28. Admission to the championship is free.

    The Big Ten Bracket
    Thursday, April 25
    #8 Purdue (5-5) vs. #9 Michigan State (3-7) 9:00 a.m.
    #7 Indiana (5-5) vs. #10 Penn State (1-9) 10:30 a.m.
    #6 Michigan (5-5) vs. #11 Minnesota (1-9) 12:30 p.m.
    Friday, April 26
    #1 Northwestern (10-0) vs. #8/#9 Seed 9:00 a.m.
    #4 Illinois (6-4) vs. #5 Iowa (5-5) 10:00 a.m.
    #2 Wisconsin (7-3) vs. #7/#10 Seed 12:30 p.m.
    #3 Ohio State (7-3) vs. #6/#11 Seed 2:30 p.m.
    Saturday, April 27
    Semifinal #1 10:30 a.m.
    Semifinal #2 12:00 p.m.
    Sunday, April 28
    Championship 11:00 a.m.

    A Rematch from last Year; Earlier this Season
    Indiana fell to Penn State in the opening round of last season’s Big Ten Tournament. On April 13 of this season the Hoosiers defeated Penn State 5-2. Here is a recap of the match:
    Singles
    Rebecca Ho (PSU) def. Amanda Field (IU) 7-5, 6-0
    Inga Radel (IU) def. Megan Marton (PSU) 6-1, 6-1
    Linda Tran (IU) def. Leigh Ann Merryman (PSU) 6-1, 6-1
    Karie Schlukebir (IU) def. Maaria Husain (PSU) 6-1, 6-4
    Judy Wang (PSU) def. Dominika Walterova (IU) 7-6(5), 3-2 retire
    Martina Grimm (IU) def. Sarah Spence (PSU) 6-0, 7-5
    Doubles
    Schlukebir/Tran (IU) def. Ho/Spence (PSU) 8-1
    Wang/Mortan (PSU) def. Radel/Walterova (IU) 8-5
    Field/Grimm (IU) def. Merryman/Husain (PSU) 8-5

    Big Ten Success for Indiana
    Indiana has won 14 Big Ten Championships (in tournament format) with its first coming in 1981 and its last coming in 1998. The Hoosiers won nine straight championships from 1987-1995.

    Loring’s Winning Ways
    Indiana Head Coach Lin Loring is women’s collegiate tennis’ all-time winningest head coach with a 619-192 record. He has had great success in Big Ten competition with a 276-43 mark. Here is how Loring has fared against Big Ten opposition.
    Illinois 28-5
    Iowa 24-3
    Michigan State 35-0
    Michigan 27-5
    Northwestern 27-13
    Minnesota 23-4
    Ohio State 26-4
    Penn State 12-2
    Purdue 42-1
    Wisconsin 32-7

    Hoosier Players in Championship Play
    Here is a look at how individual Hoosiers have fared in Big Ten Championship play:

    Amanda Field (2-2 in singles, 3-0 in doubles)
    2001
    No.2 singles lost to Rebecca Ho (PSU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
    No. 3 doubles w/Hsia d. Whiteside/Merryman (PSU) 8-4
    2000
    No. 3 singles lost to Lia Jackson (NW) 6-1, 6-2
    No. 3 singles Abandoned
    No. 3 doubles w/Hsia won by forfeit
    1999
    No. 4 singles d. Dena Baritot (Wisc) 6-0, 6-0
    No. 4 singles d. Kelli Hayes 6-4, 6-2
    No. 3 doubles w/Anderson d. Skogerboe/Townsend (MSU) 8-2

    Martina Grimm (0-1 in singles, 0-0 in doubles)
    2001
    No. 6 singles lost to Leigh Ann Merryman (PSU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-0

    Jessica Levin (0-2 in singles, 0-1 in doubles)
    2001
    No.4 singles lost to Janelle Perez (PSU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
    No. 1 doubles w/Blanch Abandoned
    2000
    No. 3 singles lost to Colleen Cheng 6-1, 6-2
    No. 2 doubles w/Wallihan lost to Jackson/Piriou 8-3
    No. 2 doubles w/Wallihan d. McQueen/Figenshau 8-0

    Karie Schlukebir (1-0 in singles, 1-0 in doubles)
    2001
    No. 5 singles d. Kristen Nowicki (PSU) 6-2, 7-5
    No. 3 doubles w/Tran d. Wang/Perez (PSU) 8-4

    Linda Tran (0-0 in singles, 1-0 in doubles)
    2001
    No.3 singles Abandoned
    No. 3 doubles w/Schlukebir d. Wang/Perez (PSU) 8-4


    As They Enter Championship Play
    Player Overall Big Ten Current Streak
    Amanda Field 14-21 3-7 Lost 5
    Martina Grimm 21-13 3-7 Lost 1
    Jessica Levin 3-5 1-0 Won 1
    Inga Radel 28-3 10-0 Won 14
    Karie Schlukebir 16-20 2-8 Lost 3
    Linda Tran 18-12 4-6 Lost 2
    Dominika Walterova 14-9 5-4 Won 2
    Schlukebir/Tran 31-9 8-2 Won 11
    Field/Grimm 5-4 4-1 Won 4
    Walterova/Radel 6-2 5-2 Lost 1

    Radel Riding the Wave
    Freshman Inga Radel has won her last 14 matches and ended Big Ten play with a perfect 10-0 record.

    Dynamic Duo
    Karie Schlukebir and Linda Tran have won their last 11 matches. After opening Big Ten play with back-to-back losses the duo has won the last eight conference matches and is currently riding an 11-match overall win streak.

    Amanda Field Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 L Toni Neykova Iowa 6-0, 6-1 1
    3/9 L Marine Piriou Northwestern 6-0, 6-2 1
    3/10 W Jenny McGaffigan Illinois 6-0, 6-1 1
    3/30 W Melissa Iqbal Purdue 7-6 (1), 6-2 1
    4/6 W Vanessa Rauh Wisconsin 6-2, 6-3 1
    4/7 L Valerie Vladea Minnesota 6-2, 6-3 1
    4/13 L Rebecca Ho Penn State 7-5, 6-0 1
    4/14 L Monica Rincon Ohio State 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 1
    4/20 L Dora Vastag Michigan State 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 1
    4/21 L Kavitha Tipirneni Michigan 6-3, 6-3 1

    Martina Grimm Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 L Gloria Okino Iowa 6-3, 7-6 (4) 6
    3/9 W Ruth Barnes Northwestern 6-3, 6-1 6
    3/10 L Michelle Webb Illinois 6-4, 6-5 6
    3/30 L Amy Walgenbach Purdue 7-6 (3), 6-1 6
    4/6 L Lindsay Martin Wisconsin 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 6
    4/7 L Brandi Watts Minnesota 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 5
    4/13 W Sarah Spence Penn State 6-0, 7-5 6
    4/14 L Claudia Castro Ohio State 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 6
    4/20 W Kate Thomas Michigan State 6-3, 6-3 6
    4/21 L Kim Plaushines Michiga 7-5, 6-3 6

    Jessica Levin Against Big Ten Foes
    4/7 W Kandis Batiste Minnesota 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 6

    Inga Radel Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 W Deni Alexandrova Iowa 6-3, 6-4 4
    3/9 W Simona Petrutiu Northwestern 6-7(5),6-3,1-0(7) 4
    3/10 W Kate Boomershine Illinois 6-3, 6-3 4
    3/30 W Melissa Woods Purdue 6-2, 6-1 3
    4/6 W Shana McElroy Wisconsin 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 3
    4/7 W Andrea Rose Minnesota 6-2, 6-2 3
    4/13 W Megan Marton Penn State 6-1, 6-1 2
    4/14 W Erica Fisk Ohio State 6-3, 6-0 2
    4/20 W Asa Liden Michigan State 6-3, 6-2 2
    4/21 W Michelle DaCosta Michigan 6-3, 6-2 2

    Karie Schlukebir Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 L Steffi Hoch Iowa 6-1, 6-0 2
    3/9 L Jessica Rush Northwestern 6-1, 6-0 3
    3/10 L Tiffany Eklov Illinois 6-2, 6-1 3
    3/30 W Lara Burgarello Purdue 7-6 (3), 6-4 4
    4/6 L Katie McGaffigan Wisconsin 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 4
    4/7 L Kelly Perry Minnesota 6-3, 6-4 4
    4/13 W Maaria Husain Penn State 6-1, 6-4 4
    4/14 L Michelle Matko Ohio State 6-3, 6-3 4
    4/20 L Mandy Caldemeyer Michigan St. 7-6 (2),4-6, 10-6 4
    4/21 L Leanne Rutherford Michigan 6-2, 6-2 4

    Linda Tran Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 W Cassie Haas Iowa 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) 3
    3/9 L Lia Jackson Northwestern 1-6, 6-0, 6-4 2
    3/10 W Eva Choe Illinois 6-1, 6-4 2
    3/30 L Gretchen Haynor Purdue 6-3, 6-1 2
    4/6 L Linde Mues Wisconsin 6-0, 7-6 (5) 2
    4/7 L Michaela Havelkova Minnesota 7-6 (4), 6-3 2
    4/13 W Leigh Ann Merryman Penn State 6-1, 6-1 3
    4/14 W Sadhaf Pervez Ohio State 6-3, 7-5 3
    4/20 L Caroline Lay Michigan State 7-5, 6-2 3
    4/21 L Chrissie Nolan Michigan 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (9) 3

    Dominika Walterova Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 W Jennifer Hodgman Iowa 6-2, 5-7, 1-0 (5) 5
    3/9 L Andrea Yung Northwestern 6-1, 7-5 5
    3/10 L Eldina Fazlic Illinois 6-4, 4-6, 2-6 5
    3/30 W Shawna Zuccarini Purdue 6-4, 6-3 5
    4/6 W Katie Dougherty Wisconsin 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 5
    4/13 L Judy Wang Penn State 7-6 (5), 3-2 ret. 5
    4/14 L Lindsay Williams Ohio State 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 5
    4/20 W Keri Thompson Michigan State injury retire 5
    4/21 W Jen Duprez Michigan 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) 5

    Schlukebir/Tran Against Big Ten Foes
    3/3 L Iowa 8-2 1
    3/9 L Northwestern 8-5 1
    3/10 W Illinois 8-1 1
    3/30 W Purdue 8-3 1
    4/6 W Wisconsin 9-8 (5) 1
    4/7 W Minnesota 9-7 1
    4/13 W Penn State 8-1 1
    4/14 W Ohio State 8-5 1
    4/20 W Michigan State 8-4 1
    4/21 W Michigan 8-2 1

    Field/Grimm Against Big Ten Foes
    4/7 L Minnesota 8-6 3
    4/13 W Penn State 8-5 3
    4/14 W Ohio State 8-2 3
    4/20 W Michigan State 8-4 3
    4/21 W Michigan 8-4 3

    Walterova/Radel Against Big Ten Foes
    3/30 W Purdue 8-6 2
    4/6 W Wisconsin 8-2 2
    4/7 W JMinnesota 8-3 2
    4/14 L Penn State 8-1 2
    4/15 W Ohio State 8-6 2
    4/20 W Michigan State 8-5 2
    4/21 L Michigan 8-5 2


     

     


       

      Check back soon
      Indiana Sports Properties