Iowa Falls To Long Beach State

March 15, 2007

LONG BEACH, CA – 52nd-ranked Iowa fell to 58th-ranked Long Beach State today, 4-3. Iowa falls to 5-6 on the season, including 1-0 in Big Ten play.

In doubles play, Iowa’s duo of Mili Veselinovic and Jacqueline Lee fell to Williams/Bengson of Long Beach, 8-5 at the first position, while Merel Beelen and Hillary Mintz were defeated by Grady/Weeks, 8-5 at the second doubles spot. Kayla Berry and Kelcie Klockenga were defeated by Rocha/Porsz, 8-5 at the third doubles position.

In singles action, Lee, playing at the first doubles spot, defeated Katy Williams, 6-1, 6-2, while Veselinovic defeated Hannah Grady at the number two position, 6-3, 6-3. Berry was the final Iowa player to win a singles match in the competition, defeating Jessica Weeks, 6-3, 6-4, at the fourth singles spot.

Iowa will return to action at home, March 23rd facing Indiana and then face Ohio State, March 25th.

RESULTSSingles1. Jacqueline Lee (Iowa) def. Katy Williams (LBSU), 6-1, 6-2.2. Mili Veselinovic (Iowa) def. Hannah Grady (LBSU), 6-3, 6-3.3. Stephanie Bengson (LBSU) def. Hillary Mintz (Iowa), 6-1, 6-1.4. Kayla Berry (Iowa) def. Jessica Weeks (LBSU), 6-3, 6-4.5. Sandra Rocha (LBSU) def. Merel Beelen (Iowa), 6-0, 6-3.6. Rachael Porsz (LBSU) def. Kelcie Klockenga (Iowa), 6-2, 7-5.
Doubles1. Williams/Bengson (LBSU) def. Lee/Veselinovic (Iowa), 8-5.2. Grady/Weeks (LBSU) def. Mintz/Beelen (Iowa), 8-5.3. Rocha/Porsz (LBSU) def. Berry/Klockenga (Iowa), 8-5.=""http:>=""http:>="'0'%20cellpadding='0'%20cellspacing='0'%20align='left'%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctr%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctd%20align='center'%20width="150">

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