Hawkeyes Continue Strong at Hoosier Classic

Oct. 4, 2003

Bloomington, IN –

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The Iowa women’s tennis team continued strongly on the second day of the Hoosier Classic, recording six more victories.

Hillary Mintz easily defeated Paulina Castillejos of Kansas State, 6-0, 6-0. She will play in the championship match for Flight C against Laura McGaffigan of Indiana.

In Flight E singles, Hilde Jansma recorded a victory over Judith Diaz of Kansas State, 7-5, 6-1. Jennifer Hodgman received a win by default over Indiana’s Sarah Batty.

In doubles play, Hilary Tyler and Mintz won two matches. They beat Taylor and Gogol of Louisville, 8-5 and then took Missouri’s Barry and Josbena, 8-6, for a fifth place finish in Flight #1. Gloria Okino and Hodgman lost to Lask and Lask of Murray State, but then came back to defeat Murray State’s Spencer and Leeper, 8-6.

The Hoosier Classic will conclude Sunday.

Singles Flight B:
Jennifer Hodgman (Iowa)
def. Sarah Batty (Indiana), default

Singles Flight C:
Hillary Mintz (Iowa)
def. Paulina Castillejos (Kansas St), 6-0, 6-0

Singles Flight D:
Erika Josbena (Missouri) def. Gloria Okino (Iowa), 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (3)

Singles Flight E:
Christina Gogol (Louisville) def. Hilary Tyler (Iowa), 5-7, 7-5, 1-0 (10)
Hilde Jansma (Iowa) def. Judith Diaz (Kansas St), 7-5, 6-1

Doubles Flight #1:
A. Lask/R. Lask (Murray St) def. Okino/Hodgman (Iowa), 8-6
Okino/Hodgman (Iowa) def. Spencer/Leeper (Murray St), 8-6
Tyler/Mintz (Iowa) def. Taylor/Gogol (Louisville), 8-5
Tyler/Mintz (Iowa) def. Barry/Josbena (Missouri), 8-6