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Day One Down at Wildcat Invite
Hawkeyes Ruth Seaborne and Shelby Talcott are set to compete in the singles Purple Draw Consolation Championship.
Sophomore Shelby Talcott split her singles matches on day one of the Wildcat Invite.
Sophomore Shelby Talcott split her singles matches on day one of the Wildcat Invite.
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Oct. 12, 2012

EVANSTON, Ill. -- The University of Iowa women's tennis team opened up competition today at the Wildcat Invitational.

After falling in their first matches, Hawkeyes Ruth Seaborne and Shelby Talcott made a comeback en route to the Purple Draw Consolation Championship. Seaborne fell to Turvy of Northwestern, then topped Pintusva of Minnesota, 6-2, 6-2. Talcott was defeated by Kling of DePaul, then beat Chypyha of Wisconsin, 6-3, 6-2. Seaborne and Talcott will compete for the title Sunday.

Ellen Silver split her matches in the Green Draw. She opened up with a win against Aleck of Western Michigan, 6-1, 6-1. In her second match, Silver picked up the first set but fell in final two, losing to Fisher of DePaul, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. Christina Harazin also split her matches in the Black Draw. She topped Rincon-Otero of Minnesota, 7-5, 6-2. Harazin lost her second match to Hamilton of Northwestern, 6-3, 6-3.

Silver and Annette Dohanics picked up a lone win in doubles competition, topping Gray and Fisher of DePaul, 8-2.

The Wildcat Invite resumes Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with two rounds of doubles action.

Singles
Turvy (Northwestern) def. Ruth Seaborne (Iowa)
Ruth Seaborne (Iowa) def. Pintusava (Minnesota), 6-2, 6-2
Kling (DePaul) def. Shelby Talcott (Iowa)
Shelby Talcott (Iowa) def. Chypyha (Wisconsin), 6-3, 6-2
Lancaster (Oklahoma) def. Katie Zordani (Iowa)
Fargas (DePaul) def. Katie Zordani (Iowa), 6-2, 6-2
Christina Harazin (Iowa) def. Rincon-Otero (Minnesota), 7-5, 6-2
Hamilton (Northwestern) def. Christina Harazin (Iowa), 6-3, 6-3
Annette Dohanics (Iowa) def. Wofford (Oklahoma), 7-5, 1-6, 6-3
Mitrea (DePaul) def. Annette Dohanics (Iowa), 6-2, 6-1
Ellen Silver (Iowa) def. Aleck (Western Michigan), 6-1, 6-1
Fisher (DePaul) def. Ellen Silver (Iowa), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

Doubles
Brahane/Wofford (Oklahoma) def. Zordani/Seaborne (Iowa)
Turvy/Barnett (Northwestern) def. Talcott/Harazin (Iowa), 8-4
Silver/Dohanics (Iowa) def. Gray/Fisher (DePaul), 8-2

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