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Iowa won today at Penn State, 4-3
Meg Racette defended her national ranking today with a win at Penn State.
Meg Racette defended her national ranking today with a win at Penn State.
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April 14, 2006

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - The No. 37 Iowa women's tennis team defeated Penn State today, 4-3.  Iowa improves to 14-4, including 6-1 against Big Ten opponents.

In doubles competition, Iowa claimed the point, winning all three matches. Meg Racette and Jacqueline Lee defeated Sasha Abraham and Jenny Shular, 8-6, while Hillary Mintz and Kayla Berry defeated Katelyn BeVard and Andrea Niculescu, 8-2. Mili Veselinovic and Krissy Dowlin defeated Lauren Holzberg and Dorothy Dohanics, 8-5.

In singles competition, No. 37 Meg Racette defeated Sasha Abraham, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Hillary Mintz defeated Andrea Niculescu, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, while Mili Veselinovic defeated Katelyn BeVard, 6-2, 6-2. Jacqueline Lee fell to Jenny Shular in a three-set match, 7-5, 5-7, 6-1, ending her win streak at 15. Lee's spring record is now 16-2. Lauren Holzberg defeated Krissy Dowlin, 6-2, 6-1, and Leyla Morzan defeated Merel Beelen, 6-4, 6-4.

Iowa will continue competition Sunday, at Indiana, beginning at 9 a.m. (CST).



1. #37 Meg Racette (Iowa) def. Sasha Abraham (PSU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

2. Hillary Mintz (Iowa) def. Andrea Niculescu (PSU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2

3. Mili Veselinovic (Iowa) def. Katelyn BeVard (PSU) 6-2, 6-2

4. Jenny Shular (PSU) def. Jacqueline Lee (Iowa) 7-5, 5-7, 6-1

5. Lauren Holzberg (PSU) def. Krissy Dowlin (Iowa) 6-2, 6-1

6. Leyla Morzan (PSU) def. Merel Beelen (Iowa) 6-4, 6-4


1. Racette/Lee (Iowa) def. Sasha Abraham/Jenny Shular (PSU) 8-6

2. Mintz/ Berry (Iowa) def. Katelyn BeVard/Andrea Niculescu (PSU) 8-2

3. Veselinovic/Dowlin (Iowa) def. Lauren Holzberg/Dorothy Dohanics (PSU) 8-5

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