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Hawkeyes Knock Off Penn State, 6-1
Iowa wins every singles match in victory
Hillary Mintz won her singles and doubles matches.
Hillary Mintz won her singles and doubles matches.
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April 25, 2004


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The Iowa women's tennis team knocked off Penn State, 6-1, Sunday afternoon. The Hawkeyes improve to 12-8 overall, 5-5 in the Big Ten.

Iowa dominated the singles competition, taking every match and allowing the Nittany Lions only one set. At the No. 1 singles spot, Meg Racette defeated Leigh Ann Merryman, 6-3 6-2. Hillary Mintz won against Maaria Husain, 6-1, 7-6 (2). At the No. 3 spot, Chelsea Glynn won against Sarah Spence, 6-1, 2-6, 6-3.

In doubles, Racette and Mintz won a close match against Megan Marton and Merryman, 9-8 (6). Penn State took matches at the No. 2 and 3 doubles spots, earning the doubles point.

The Hawkeyes will compete next when they travel to the Big Ten tournament April 29 - May 2. The tournament will be held at Northwestern.

Iowa -- 6

Penn State -- 1

No. 1 #111 Meg Racette (I) def. Leigh Ann Merryman (PSU) -- 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 Hillary Mintz (I) def. Maaria Husain (PSU) -- 6-1, 7-6 (2)
No. 3 Chelsea Glynn (I) def. Sarah Spence (PSU) -- 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
No. 4 Anastasia Zhukova (I) def. Sasha Abraham (PSU) -- 6-4, 6-3
No. 5 Deni Alexandrova (I) def. Katelyn BeVard (PSU) -- 6-4, 6-3
No. 6 Hilary Tyler (I) def. Lindsay Downing (PSU) -- 6-1, 6-2

No. 1 Racette/Mintz (I) def. Megan Marton/Merryman (PSU) -- 9-8 (6)
No. 2 Husain/Spence (PSU) def. Alexandrova/Zhukova (I) -- 8-4
No. 3 Abraham/BeVard (PSU) def. Glynn/Tyler (I) -- 9-8 (7)

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