Iowa Defeats Furman, 6-1

Feb. 11, 2007

TUSCALOOSA, AL – Iowa defeated No. 69 Furman Saturday, 6-1. Iowa claimed the doubles point and five singles wins in the competition. Iowa moves to 2-3 on the season.

In doubles play, Iowa’s duo of Mili Veselinovic and Jacqueline Lee defeated Furman’s Lauren Tomory and Lauren Osborne, 8-3, while Merel Beelen and Kayla Berry won their doubles match against Bonnie Baird and Elizabeth Bornt-Davis with a score of 8-6. Hillary Mintz and Kelcie Klockenga were defeated at the number one singles position by Laura Gioia and Natasa Manojlovic, 8-3.

In singles action, Iowa played strongly with five singles wins. Veselinovic defeated Osborne, 6-3, 6-3 at the number two position while Mintz defeated Baird, 6-1, 6-2 at the third spot and Klockenga won at the fourth position with a score of 6-3, 6-1 over Manojlovic.

At the number five singles spot, Berry was successful, defeating Tomory, 6-1, 6-0, and Beelen won at the sixth position, defeating Wanjiku Ngaruiya, 6-0, 6-0. Beelen improves her dual record to 5-0 with the win. Iowa’s only singles loss of the day came at the number one position, with Gioia defeating Lee, 6-1, 6-4.

Iowa will face Alabama today at 11 a.m.

RESULTSSingles1. Lauren Gioia (Furman) def. Jacqueline Lee (Iowa), 6-1, 6-4.2. Mili Veselinovic (Iowa) def. Lauren Osborne (Furman), 6-3, 6-3.3. Hillary Mintz (Iowa) def. Bonnie Baird (Furman), 6-1, 6-2.4. Kelcie Klockenga (Iowa) def. Natasa Manojlovic (Furman), 6-3, 6-1.5. Kayla Berry (Iowa), def. Lauren Tomory (Furman), 6-1, 6-0.6. Merel Beelen (Iowa) def. Wanjiku Ngaruiya (Furman), 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles1. Gioia/Manojlovic (Furman) def. Mintz/Klockenga (Iowa), 8-3.2. Lee/Veselinovic (Iowa) def. Tomory/Osborne (Furman), 8-3.3. Berry/Beelen (Iowa) def. Baird/Bornt-Davis (Furman), 8-6.=""http:>=""http:>="http:>