Hawkeyes Sweep Marquette

Jan. 27, 2006

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Iowa women’s tennis team dominated Marquette tonight, winning 7-0 at Clark Racquet Center in Cedar Rapids.

Junior Meg Racette and freshman Merel Beelen defeated Lauren Little and Erin Watkins in the first doubles match, 8-2 and Kayla Berry and Krissy Dowlin defeated Robin Metzler and Kathleen Donovan, 8-6. Marquette’s line-up was thin due to illness and injury, resulting in Jacqueline Lee and Mili Veselinovic at the #3 position to win their doubles match by default.

Heading into singles play, Iowa was ahead 3-0, and Lee clinched the match for Iowa with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Andrea Bukacek. Hillary Mintz, Veselinovic, and Racette were also all successful in their singles matches, while Beelen and Dowlin won by default at the #5 and #6 positions.

Meg Racette (Iowa) def. Lauren Little (Marquette), 6-0, 6-7(5), 10-5
Mili Veselinovic (Iowa) def. Erin Watkins (Marquette), 6-4, 6-0
Hillary Mintz (Iowa) def. Robin Metzler (Marquette), 6-1, 6-4
Jacqueline Lee (Iowa) def. Andrea Bukacek (Marquette), 6-0, 6-1
Merel Beelen won by default
Krissy Dowlin won by default

Racette/Beelen (Iowa) def. Little/Watkins (Marquette), 8-2
Berry/Dowlin (Iowa) def. Metzler/Donovan (Marquette), 8-6
Lee/Veselinovic won by default