Iowa Defeats Kansas, 4-3

March 11, 2006

LAWRENCE, KS – The No. 47 Iowa women’s tennis team defeated No. 74 Kansas today, 4-3. Iowa is now 8-2 this season.

In singles play, Meg Racette defeated Ksenia Bukina, 6-2, 6-1 at the number one singles spot. Milica Veselinovic defeated Christine Skoda, 6-4, 7-5 at the number three singles position, and Jacqueline Lee defeated Lauren Hommell, 7-5, 6-2 at the number four singles spot.

Iowa clinched the doubles point with wins from Racette/Lee, and Mintz/Veselinovic. Racette/ Lee defeated Kansas’ duo of Avdeeva/Bukina, 8-5, while Mintz/Veselinovic defeated Hommell/Horvath, 8-5.

Iowa continues competition tomorrow in Manhattan, KS, facing Kansas State University. Competition will begin at noon.

Meg Racette (IU) def. Ksenia Bukina (KU), 6-2, 6-1
Elizaveta Avdeeva (KU) def. Hillary Mintz (IU), 3-6,7-5, 10-4
Milica Veselinovic (IU) def. Christine Skoda (KU), 6-4, 7-5
Jacqueline Lee (IU) def. Lauren Hommell (KU), 7-5, 6-2
Edina Horvath (KU) def. Kayla Berry (IU), 6-2, 6-4
Stephanie Smith (KU) def. Krissy Dowlin (IU), 6-2, 6-2
Racette/Lee (IU) def. Avdeeva/Bukina (KU), 8-5
Mintz/Veselinovic (IU) def. Hommell/Horvath (KU), 8-5
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