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Iowa falls to Michigan, 6-1
Sophomore Merel Beelen remained undefeated in singles play
Iowa junior Jacqueline Lee.
Iowa junior Jacqueline Lee.
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April 1, 2007

ANN ARBOR, MI - The 59th-ranked Hawkeyes fell to No. 35 Michigan today, 6-1.  Iowa moves to 7-8 on the season including 3-2 in Big Ten play.

In doubles action, Jacqueline Lee and Mili Veselinovic fell to Jenny Kuehn and Chisako Sugiyama at the first spot, 8-3, while Merel Beelen and Hillary Mintz lost to Kara Delicata and Tania Mahtani, 8-6, at the second position. At the third doubles spot, Kelcie Klockenga and Kayla Berry were defeated by Lindsey Howard and Allie Shafner, 8-4.

In singles action, Beelen was Iowa's only player to win her match, defeating Shafner, 6-4, 7-6(1). With the victory, Beelen now posts a record of 13-2, and has won 18 of her last 20 matches.

Lee lost to 69th-ranked Kuehn, 6-2, 6-0, and 87th-ranked Sugiyama defeated Veselinovic, 6-4, 6-0. Iowa will face Michigan State, Sunday, April 8th at 11 a.m.

1. #69 Jenny Kuehn (Mich.) def. Jacqueline Lee (Iowa), 6-2, 6-0
2. #87 Chisako Sugiyama (Mich.) def. Milica Veselinovic (Iowa), 6-4, 6-0
3. Kara Delicata (Mich.) def. Hillary Mintz (Iowa), 6-3, 6-4
4. Tania Mahtani (Mich.) def. Kayla Berry (Iowa), 6-2, 6-0
5. Elizabeth Exon (Mich.) def. Kelcie Klockenga (Iowa), 6-1, 7-5
6. Merel Beelen (Iowa) def. Allie Shafner (Mich.), 6-4, 7-6(1)

Doubles 1. Kuehn/Sugiyama (Mich.) def. Lee/Veselinovic (Iowa), 8-3 2. Delicata/Mahtani (Mich.) def. Beelen/Mintz (Iowa), 8-6 3. Lindsey Howard/Shafner (Mich.) def. Berry/Klockenga (Iowa), 8-4

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