Hawkeyes Complete Day One Of Roberta Alison Classic

Oct. 7, 2005

TUSCALOOSA, AL – The Iowa women’s tennis team finished the first day of the Roberta Alison Fall Classic today, winning four singles matches and five doubles matches.

Milica Veselinovic, Merel Beelen, Kayla Berry, and Jacqueline Lee all snagged wins in singles matches. Veselinovic defeated Courtney Vernon of USF 6-2, 7-5 while Beelen defeated Kristin Noble of Memphis 6-3, 1-6, 6-1.

Berry was successful against Kate Lambert of Birmingham Southern, winning 7-6, 6-3 and Lee defeated Aina Rafolomanantsia of AUM 6-1, 6-0.

Jacqueline Lee and Milica Veselinovic lost in doubles play to Iciri Rai and Liz Cruz of USF 8-6, but won 8-2 in consolation play against Diana Espinal and Noelia Leon of Louisiana-Monroe.

Kayla Berry teamed up with Alina Mihailescu of Florida State to defeat Stephanie Boucher and Lauren Russell of Birmingham Southern, 8-1, and Kristin Noble and Christina Weiser of Memphis, 8-4.

Merel Beelen and Krissy Dowlin defeated Anna Jackson and Katie McMiller of Samford 8-5, and Brooke Cowie and Ekin Zafir of Memphis, 8-2.

The Hawkeyes will continue competition at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic tomorrow.

Milica Veselinovic(Iowa) def. Courtney Vernon(USF), 6-2, 7-5
Merel Beelen(Iowa) def. Kristin Noble(Mem) 6-3, 1-6, 6-1
Kayla Berry(Iowa) def. Kate Lambert(BSC) 7-6, 6-3
Jacqueline Lee(Iowa) def. Aina Rafolomanantsia(Aum) 6-1, 6-0
Khady Berthe(Aum) def. Krissy Dowlin(Iowa) 6-0, 6-1

Berry(Iowa)/Mihailescu(FSU) def. Boucher/Russell(BSC) 8-1
Berry/Mihailescu def. Noble/Weiser(Mem) 8-4
Beelen/Dowlin(Iowa) def. Jackson/McMiller(Sam) 8-5
Beelen/Dowlin def. Cowie/Zafir(Mem) 8-2
Rai/Cruz(USF) def. Lee/Veselinovic(Iowa) 8-6
Lee/Veselinovic def. Espinal/Leon(ULM) 8-2