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    News Update

    April 22, 2003

    Hoosiers Seeded Tenth in Big Ten Tournament

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    Bloomington, Ind.- The Indiana women's tennis team will be the 10th seed in the 2003 Big Ten Championships. The Championships will be April 24-27 at the University of Illinois. The Hoosiers will take on the seventh seed Michigan in the opening round at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at the Atkins Tennis Center. The winner will battle the 2nd seed Northwestern on Friday at 1 p.m.

    For Complete Indiana Women's Tennis Notes Click HERE

    Scouting Michigan

    The Wolverines have racked up a 12-8 record overall on their way to the No. 40 ranking in the nation. Michigan finished the regular season 5-5 in Big Ten conference play.

    Aside from the Big Ten opponents, Indiana and Michigan have seven common opponents this season including Marquette, Ball State, Duke, Wake Forest, Kentucky, Tennessee and DePaul. The Hoosiers are 2-5 against the group, while UofM is 5-2.

    ]The Wolverines won the matchup between the two teams this season, 5-2, in Bloomington. Indiana captured the doubles' point before Michigan came back to win five of six singles positions.

    Michigan 5, Indiana 2
    Singles
    1) DaCosta (UM) def Tran (IU) 6-4, 7-5
    2) Batty (IU) def. Nolan (UM) 6-1, 6-2
    3) Rutherford (UM) def. Grimm (IU) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
    4) Plaushines (UM) def. Walterova (IU) 6-2, 6-0
    5) Duprez (UM) def. Schlukebir (IU) 6-2, 6-4
    6) Streifler (UM) def. Rychlik (IU) 6-0, 6-1
    Doubles
    1) Schlukebir/Tran (IU) def. DaCosta/Rutherford (UM) 8-3
    2) Batty/Grimm (IU) def. Duprez/Plaushines (UM) 9-7
    3) Nolan/Streifler (UM) def. Rychlik/Walterova (IU) 8-5

    Last Week

    The Hoosiers were swept twice last week against both No. 26 Illinois and No. 45 Purdue.

    Indiana's line up was once again depleted by injuries as they only played five singles players against the Illini. Sophomore Dominika Walterova and junior Martina Grimm both missed the singles portion of the match with injuries.

    The only team to pick up wins against both Illinois and Purdue was the Hoosiers No. 2 doubles duo of Grimm and freshman Sarah Batty. They downed Eklov and Fazlic of Illinois, 8-6, and Wright and Zucczrini of Purdue, 8-7. The wins upped the duo's mark to 21-11 overall and 6-4 in the Big Ten.

    Big Ten Tournament Numbers

    The Hoosiers are 53-8 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament, including 14 Big Ten Championships. Here is a look at how the Hoosiers match up against each Big Ten team in the tournament all-time:

    Iowa 2-0
    1988 W 9-0
    1983 W 6-0

    Illinois 4-0
    1989 W 6-0
    1987 W 8-1
    1984 W 8-1
    1982 W 9-0

    Michigan 4-1
    1998 W 4-0
    1997 L 4-1
    1994 W 5-2
    1984 W 5-4
    1991 W 6-3

    Michigan State 6-0
    2000 W 4-0
    1999 W 4-0
    1988 W 9-0
    1985 W 8-1
    1982 W 9-0
    1981 W 6-0

    Minnesota 5-0
    1995 W 5-1
    1994 W 5-1
    1993 W 5-0
    1989 W 5-1
    1986 W 8-1

    Northwestern 12-3
    2000 L 4-0
    1998 W 4-1
    1996 L 4-0
    1995 W 5-1
    1994 W 5-2
    1993 W 5-0
    1992 W 5-0
    1991 W 5-1
    1990 W 6-0
    1987 W 7-2
    1985 L 8-1
    1984 W 5-4
    1983 W 5-4
    1982 W 8-1
    1981 W 7-2

    Ohio State 1-0
    1992 W 5-0

    Penn State 3-1
    2002 W 4-1
    2001 L 4-2
    1998 W 5-0
    1997 W 4-0

    Purdue 6-0
    1998 W 4-3
    1996 W 4-3
    1995 W 5-1
    1991 W 6-0
    1990 W 6-0
    1986 W 8-1

    Wisconsin 10-3
    2002 L 4-2
    1999 L 4-3
    1997 W 4-1
    1993 W 5-0
    1992 W 5-0
    1991 W 5-4
    1990 W 5-3
    1989 W 5-1
    1988 W 6-3
    1987 W 7-2
    1986 L 5-4
    1985 W 7-2
    1983 W 7-1

    Injury Plagued Hoosiers

    The Hoosiers have been plagued with injuries all season that have kept a number of players out of action. On five occasions this season, the Hoosiers had to forfeit singles and/or doubles matches because of injuries. Only freshman Sarah Batty has played in every match for the Hoosiers this season.

    Moving Up the Charts

    Senior Karie Schlukebir and junior Linda Tran have made their way into the top 10 on Indiana's career doubles' victories list.

    Over the last three seasons, the duo has amassed a 75-27 record as a team. This season, the duo has amassed a 17-7 mark, including a 5-3 record in the Big Ten. Tran is two wins ahead of her partner in sixth with 90 wins. Schlukebir is eighth at 88 wins. Tran is also fourth in career Big Ten doubles' wins with 25. Schlukebir is in sixth with 23 wins.

    Career Doubles Victories
    1. Anne Hutchens- 131
    2. Stephanie Reece- 121
    3. Deborah Edelman- 119
    4. Kelly Mulvihill- 94
    5. Zahra Ahamed- 91
    6. Linda Tran- 90
    7. Jessica Anderson- 89
    8. Karie Schlukebir - 88
    9. Rachel Epstein- 86
    Megan McCarney- 86

    B ig Ten Doubles Victories (since 1992)
    1. Stephanie Reece- 33
    2. Zahra Ahamed- 31
    3. Debora Edelman- 29
    4. Linda Tran- 25
    5. Danielle Paradine- 24
    6. Karie Schlukebir- 23
    7. Jessica Anderson- 22
    Jody Yin- 21
    9. Kelly Blanch- 19

    Big Ten Player of the Week

    March 18- Junior Linda Tran was recognized as the Big Ten Player of the Week for her performance March 15 against Bowling Green and Cincinnati. It is the first Big Ten Player of the Week award ever given out because prior to this season the Big Ten only gave out Player-of-the-Month awards.

    Tran led the Hoosiers to wins over Bowling Green (6-1) and Cincinnati (4-3). Saddled with injuries, Indiana had to forfeit the No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles matches. Tran was able to help Indiana overcome the handicap with wins at No. 2 doubles and No. 1 singles in both matches.

    The Grand Rapids, Michigan native is currently 12-17 in singles this season. She has compiled a combined doubles record of 26-9 playing with Dominika Walterova and Karie Schlukebir. She is 17-7 with Schlukebir and 9-2 with Walterova.

    Big Ten Tournament History

    2002
    First Round
    Indiana 4, Penn State 1
    Second Round
    Wisconsin 4, Indiana 2

    2001
    First Round
    Penn State 4, Indiana 2

    2000
    First Round
    Indiana 4, Michigan State 0
    Second Round
    Northwestern 4, Indiana 0

    1999
    First Round
    Indiana 4, Michigan State 0
    First Round
    Wisconsin 4, Indiana 3

    1998
    First Round
    Indiana 5, Penn State 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 4, Northwestern 1
    Semifinals
    Indiana 4, Purdue 3
    Finals
    Indiana 4, Michigan 0

    1997
    First Round
    Indiana 4, Penn State 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 4, Wisconsin 1
    Semifinals
    Michigan 4, Indiana 1

    1996
    First Round
    Indiana 4, Purdue 3
    Second Round
    Northwestern 4, Indiana 0

    1995
    First Round
    Indiana 5, Minnesota 1
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Purdue 1
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 1


    1994
    First Round
    Indiana 5, Minnesota 1
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 2
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Michigan 2

    1993
    First Round
    Indiana 5, Minnesota 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 0
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Wisconsin 0

    1992
    First Round
    Indiana 5, Ohio State 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 0
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Wisconsin 0

    1991
    First Round
    Indiana 6, Purdue 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 1
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Wisconsin 4

    1990
    First Round
    Indiana 6, Purdue 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Wisconsin 3
    Finals
    Indiana 6, Northwestern 0

    1989
    First Round
    Indiana 6, Illinois 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Minnesota 1
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Wisconsin 1

    1988
    First Round
    Indiana 9, Iowa 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 9, Michigan State 0
    Finals
    Indiana 6, Wisconsin 3
    1987
    First Round
    Indiana 8, Illinois 1
    Second Round
    Indiana 7, Wisconsin 2
    Finals
    Indiana 7, Northwestern 2

    1986
    First Round
    Indiana 8, Purdue 1
    Second Round
    Wisconsin 5, Indiana 4
    Consolation Match
    Indiana 8, Minnesota 1

    1985
    First Round
    Indiana 8, Michigan State 1
    Second Round
    Indiana 7, Wisconsin 2
    Finals
    Northwestern 8, Indiana 1

    1984
    First Round
    Indiana 8, Illinois 1
    Second Round
    Indiana 5, Michigan 4
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 4

    1983
    First Round
    Indiana 6, Iowa 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 7, Wisconsin 1
    Finals
    Indiana 5, Northwestern 4

    1982
    First Round
    Indiana 9, Illinois 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 9, Michigan State 0
    Finals
    Indiana 8, Northwestern 1

    1981
    First Round
    Indiana 6, Michigan State 0
    Second Round
    Indiana 6, Michigan 3
    Finals
    Indiana 7, Northwestern 2



     

     


       

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