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Hawkeyes Edge Out Minnesota, 4-3
Iowa moves to 5-2 overall
Freshman Hilary Tyler won at the No. 6 spot to clinch Iowa's win.
Freshman Hilary Tyler won at the No. 6 spot to clinch Iowa's win.
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Feb. 28, 2004

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -

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The Iowa women's tennis team narrowly defeated Minnesota, 4-3, Saturday afternoon. The Hawkeyes move to 5-2 overall, 1-0 in the Big Ten.

In doubles, Iowa won every match to take the point. Anastasia Zhukova moved up to the No. 3 spot and defeated Ida Malmberg, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. At the No. 5 spot, senior Deni Alexandrova won against Emily Bezek 6-1, 6-1. Hilary Tyler dominated Megan Steiger at the No. 6 spot, 6-0, 6-0.

The Hawkeyes will compete tomorrow against Montana beginning at 11 a.m.

RESULTS
Iowa 4

Minnesota 3

Singles

No. 1 Angela Buergis (MN) def. Meg Racette (I) -- 6-1, 6-3
No. 2 Nischela Reddy (MN) def. Hillary Mintz (I) -- 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
No. 3 Anastasia Zhukova (I) def. Ida Malmberg (MN) -- 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
No. 4 Lindsay Risebrought (MN) Chelsea Glynn (I) -- 7-5, 5-7, 6-1
No. 5 Deni Alexandrova (I) def. Emily Bezek (MN) -- 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 Hilary Tyler (I) def. Megan Steiger (MN) -- 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
No. 1 Racette/Mintz (I) def. Buergis/Reddy (MN) -- 8-5
No. 2 Glynn/ Zhukova (I) def. Malmberg/Risebrough (MN) -- 8-5
No. 3 Alexandrova/Tyler (I) def. Shelby Rohrer/Jenna Tellefsen (MN) -- 8-0

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