Women's Tennis


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    November 5, 1999


    Columbus, OH - Jessica Anderson and Zahra Ahamed each advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA Midwest Regional Championship today.

    Ahamed did not lost a game as she defeated Chicago State's Joanna Phang 6-0,6-0 in the opening round of the singles main draw. She then defeated teammate J.J. Levin in the second round 6-3,6-4. Levin had defeated Bowling Green's Erika Wasilewski 6-0,6-3 in the 1st round. Ahamed will play the top-seed Michelle Dasso of Notre Dame in the quarterfinals tomorrow.

    Anderson defeated Emina Curic of Minnesota in her opening round match 6-1,6-4. In her second match of the day, Anderson got past Kim Simonsen 6-3,6-4 to advance. Tomorrow she will face either Natalya Dawaf of Iowa or Brooke Hart of Michigan.

    Kelly Blanch defeated Cyra Malik of Western Michigan 6-4,7-5 in her opening match, before losing to the 3rd-seeded Kristy Dascoli of Ohio State 6-2,6-3.

    Amanda Field lost to 2nd-seeded Jennifer Embry of Purdue 6-4,6-2 in the first round. She then was defeated by Ohio State's Briana Harris 6-3,6-3.

    In the only doubles match played today, Field and Levin defeated Mainhard and Pandele of Detroit Mercy 6-0,6-1.

    Head Coach Lin Loring said, "We have had a very good tournament so far. There are 35 schools that are participating this weekend and we have two girls in the round of 16 in singles and all three teams left in doubles."

    The Hoosiers will continue with two singles and doubles rounds tomorrow. Play will begin at 9 a.m. with singles. Doubles will begin in the early afternoon.

    HOOSIERS RESULTS --- November 5, 1999


    Zahra Ahamed

    defeated Erika Wasilewski · Bowling Green State 6-0,6-0

    defeated J.J. Levin · Indiana 6-3,6-4

    Jessica Anderson

    defeated Emina Curic · Illinois-Carbondale 6-1,6-4

    defeated Kim Simonsen · Minnesota 6-3,6-4

    Kelly Blanch

    defeated Cyra Malik · Western Michigan 6-4,7-5

    lost to (3) Kristy Dascoli · Ohio State 6-2,6-3

    Amanda Field

    lost to (2) Jennifer Embry · Purdue 6-4,6-2

    lost to Brianna Harris · Ohio State 6-3,6-3

    J.J. Levin

    defeated Erika Wasilewski · Bowling Green State 6-0,6-3

    lost to Zahra Ahamed · Indiana 6-3,6-4


    Amanda Field/J.J. Levin

    defeated Mainhard/Pandele · Detroit Mercy 6-0,6-1

    HOOSIERS SCHEDULE --- November 6, 1999


    Zahra Ahamed vs (1) Michelle Dasso · Notre Dame

    Jessica Anderson vs (9) Brooke Hart · Michigan or Natalya Dawaf · Iowa


    Anderson/Blanch vs Sukovic/Tiedt · NIU or Duhme/Tokarczuk · EMU

    Ahamed/Schlukebir vs Fernandez/Garcia · Marquette or Cuhna/Guy · Notre Dame

    Field/Levin vs Dunham/Kurtagic · Western Illinois

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