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Hawkeyes Edged by Dartmouth, 4-3
Iowa wins three singles and one doubles match in loss
Chaitu Malempati won both his singles and doubles matches against Dartmouth.
Chaitu Malempati won both his singles and doubles matches against Dartmouth.
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March 20, 2005

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The University of Iowa men's tennis team was barely edged by Dartmouth, 4-3, Sunday afternoon. The Hawkeyes drop to 9-4 overall.

In doubles, Chaitu Malempati and Bart van Monsjou defeated Steve McGaughey and Dave Waslen, 8-4. J.P. Ritchie and Aaron Schaechterle lost a close match to Mark Brodie and Jeff Schechtman, 8-6, at the No. 3 spot.

J.P. Ritchie went on to win his singles match against Schechtman, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0. Brett Taylor defeated Raj Shrestha, 6-1, 6-4, at the No. 6 position. At the No. 4 spot, van Monsjou took Mark Brodie into three sets, but was unable to pull off the win, falling 1-6, 6-4, 6-3.

The Hawkeyes return to Big Ten action Saturday, March 26 when they travel to Ohio State.

Dartmouth: 4
Iowa: 3

Match Summary

No. 1 Chaitu Malempati (UI) def. Dave Webb (Dartmouth), 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 Dave Waslen (Dartmouth) def. Kyle Markham (UI), 7-6 (1), 7-5
No. 3 J.P. Ritchie (UI) def. Jeff Schechtman (Dartmouth), 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0
No. 4 Mark Brodie (Dartmouth) def. Bart van Monsjou (UI), 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
No. 5 Steve McGaughey (Dartmouth) def. Jonny Hoak (UI), 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 Brett Taylor (UI) def. Raj Shrestha (Dartmouth), 6-1, 6-4

No. 1 Webb/A. Reyes (Dartmouth) def. Markham/Taylor (UI), 8-4
No. 2 Malempati/van Monsjou (UI) def. McGaughey/Waslen (Dartmouth), 8-4
No. 3 Brodie/Schechtman (Dartmouth) def. Ritchie/Aaron Schaechterle (UI), 8-6

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