Hawkeyes Fall To Baylor

Jan. 29, 2006

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Iowa women’s tennis team fell to Baylor today; however the team competed strongly, with two singles wins in key matches.

Heading into singles play, Baylor was leading 1-0 after three wins in doubles matches. Junior Meg Racette, currently ranked #21, defeated defending NCAA Champion, #17 Zuzana Zemenova of Baylor, 6-4, 6-4, bringing the meet to a tie at 1-1.

Baylor pulled ahead with #9 Zuzana Cerna defeating #93 Mili Veselinovic, however, Hillary Mintz brought the meet to a tie again at 2-2 with her win over #80 Daniela Covello, 6-2, 6-4. Baylor then pulled ahead to win the meet with wins over Jacqueline Lee, Merel Beelen, and Krissy Dowlin.

The Hawkeyes return to action next weekend in Colorado. Iowa will face #52 Denver on Friday, February 3rd, and Colorado State on Saturday, February 4th.

Racette (Iowa) def. Zemenova (Baylor), 6-4, 6-4
Cerna (Baylor) def. Veselinovic (Iowa), 6-2, 6-4
Mintz (Iowa) def. Covello (Baylor), 6-2, 6-4
Zrustova (Baylor) def. Lee (Iowa), 6-2, 6-0
Mihaylova (Baylor) def. Beelen (Iowa), 6-3, 2-6, 10-2
Krchnakova (Baylor) def. Dowlin (Iowa), 6-1, 6-1

Zemenova/Covello (Baylor) def. Racette/Lee (Iowa), 8-5
Cerna/Zrustova (Baylor) def. Veselinovic/Mintz (Iowa), 8-6
Mihaylova/Krchnakova (Baylor) def. Dowlin/Berry (Iowa), 8-4