Jan. 25, 2004
IOWA CITY, IA -
The Iowa women's tennis team defeated Northern Iowa, 6-1, on the final day of the Hawkeye Invitational.
In doubles, Meg Racette and Hillary Mintz dominated Karrie Tyioran and Cassie Drake, 8-0. The duo of Jennifer Hodgman and Hilary Tyler won against Ivonne Andrade and Dani Martinez, 8-4, to seal the doubles point for the Hawkeyes. Chelsea Glynn and Deni Alexandrova lost a close match to Branka Savic and Kristi McIntyre, 9-8 (4).
In singles, the Hawkeyes competed against their strongest competition of the invitational. Racette handed Branka Savic a defeat, 7-5, 6-3. In the next match, Mintz won against Cassie Drake after a close first set. Hodgman lost to Karrie Tyioran, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2, giving Northern Illinois its only point against Iowa.
The Hawkeyes will compete next February 1 against Drake beginning at 3 p.m. in the Recreation Building.
Meg Racette/Hillary Mintz (Iowa) def. Karrie Tyioran/Cassie Drake (NIU) -- 8-0
Branka Savic/Kristi McIntyre (NIU) def. Chelsea Glynn/Deni Alexandrova (Iowa) -- 9-8 (4)
Jennifer Hodgman/Hilary Tyler (Iowa) def. Ivonne Andrade/Dani Martinez (NIU) -- 8-4
Meg Racette (Iowa) def. Branka Savic (NIU) -- 7-5, 6-3
Hillary Mintz (Iowa) def. Cassie Drake (NIU) -- 7-6 (4), 6-1
Chelsea Glynn (Iowa) def. Ivonne Andrade (NIU) -- 6-2, 6-4
Karrie Tyioran (NIU) def. Jennifer Hodgman (Iowa) -- 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
Hilary Tyler (Iowa) def. Kristi McIntyre (NIU) -- 6-2, 6-2
Deni Alexandrova (Iowa) def. Megan Brooks (NIU) -- 6-1, 6-3