HOOSIERS BEGIN SEASON WITH INDIANA FALL INVITATIONAL
September 22, 1999 HOOSIERS BEGIN SEASON WITH INDIANA FALL INVITATIONAL
On Tap...The Hoosiers begin their season this weekend with their annual Indiana Fall Invitational. The tournament will take place from Friday to Sunday and will begin each day at 9:30 a.m. The Invitational is an nine team flighted draw. Every player involved in the tournament will play three singles and four doubles matches. The Hoosiers welcome to Bloomington Ball State, Kansas, Marquette, Miami (OH), Notre Dame, Southern Illinois, Western Michigan and the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Scouting Report...The Hoosiers return all eight players from last year's team, including freshman Karie Schlukebir who redshirted due to illness last year and welcome Jessica "J.J." Levin into the mix. The Hoosiers will be once again led by the senior combination of Jessica Anderson and Zahra Ahamed. Sophomore Amanda Field had an excellent summer on the ITA Summer Circuit and will be a key for the Hoosiers season.
Recapping Last Year...The Hoosiers finished last season with a 10-15 record, while going 5-7 in the Big Ten. The Hoosiers' Jessica Anderson led the team in singles and doubles victories, finishing with a 28-11 record in both. Zahra Ahamed and Amanda Field both provided 20-win seasons in both singles and doubles.
Coach Lin Loring...is entering his 23rd season as the Head Coach of the Hoosiers women's tennis team. In his 22 season's he has compiled a remarkable overall record of 531-145, while accumulating a 257-30 record against Big Ten opponents. The four-time Big Ten Coach -of the-Year and two-time National Coach-of-the -Year, has compiled an 573-162 overall record in his 26 year coaching career. Prior to Indiana, coach Loring spent four-years as the Head Coach of UC-Santa Barbara.
Fax-on-Demand...All information regarding the 1998-99 women's
tennis team is available via Fax-On-Demand. By dialing (770) 563-1161 you
will be able to obtain Hoosier information. After dialing, you first need
to put in the Big Ten Conference code (282), then to get men's tennis information
you can either get: Entire releases and results (1525); latest roster and
schedule (1526); last match reports (1527).
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