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Hawkeyes Lose to No. 28 Illinois, 6-1
Freshman Hillary Mintz wins No. 2 singles match
Hillary Mintz won at the No. 2 singles spot.
Hillary Mintz won at the No. 2 singles spot.
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March 28, 2004

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The Iowa women's tennis team lost to 28th-ranked Illinois, 6-1, Sunday afternoon. The Hawkeyes drop to 2-1 in the Big Ten.

Freshman Hillary Mintz defeated Tiffany Eklov, 6-4, 6-3, at the No. 2 spot to gain a point for Iowa. At the No. 1 spot, Meg Racette lost to 34th-ranked Jennifer McGaffigan, 7-6, 6-2. Chelsea Glynn lost a hard-fought match, 2-6, 7-6, 6-2, to Cynthya Goulet. Senior Deni Alexandrova drove the No. 5 match into a third set, but lost, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5.

In doubles, the duo of Racette and Mintz came close to knocking off ninth-ranked Jennifer McGaffigan and Cynthya Goulet, but lost 9-8.

The Hawkeyes will compete next when they host the Michigan Wolverines April 3.

RESULTS
Illinois -- 6
Iowa -- 1

Singles
No. 1 Jennifer McGaffigan (Illinois) def. Meg Racette (I) -- 7-6, 6-2
No. 2 Hillary Mintz (I) def. Tiffany Eklov (Illinois) -- 6-4, 6-3
No. 3 Cynthya Goulet (Illinois) def. Chelsea Glynn (I) -- 2-6, 7-6, 6-2
No. 4 Isabel Jarosz (Illinois) def. Anastasia Zhukova (I) -- 6-1, 7-5
No. 5 Brianna Knue (Illinois) def. Deni Alexandrova (I) -- 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
No. 6 Eva Choe (Illinois) def. Hilary Tyler (I) -- 7-5, 6-3

Doubles
No. 1 McGaffigan/Goulet (Illinois) def. Racette/Mintz (I) -- 9-8
No. 2 Eklov/Jarosz (Illinois) def. Alexandrova/ Zhukova (I) -- 9-7
No. 3 Wang/Knue (Illinois) def. Glynn/Tyler (I) -- 8-4

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