Hawkeyes Compete At KU Tournament

Oct. 24, 2010

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Three members of the University of Iowa women’s tennis team competed at the KU Tournament over the weekend. Freshman Christina Harazin led the Hawkeyes as she posted a 2-1 singles record and won the tournament’s white consolation bracket.

After dropping a three-set decision (3-6, 6-1, 6-4) to Abbie Probert of Colorado in the first round, Harazin bounced back to defeat a pair of UMKC teammates. Harazin downed Suzan Lisenby 6-1, 6-0 prior to beating Chelsea Horner 6-0, 6-2 to claim the white consolation bracket title. Harazin also teamed with junior Cassandra Escobar in doubles. After dropping three tough matches, the pair regrouped to finish the tournament with an 8-4 victory over Armstrong Atlantic State’s Gardefjord/Szymczyk.

Juniors Cassandra Escobar and Ally Majercik also competed in singles at the event. They both dropped three matches.

Iowa will return to action Nov. 4-7 the USTA/ITA Intercollegiate Indoor in Flushing, N.Y. The tournament will be Iowa’s last competition of 2010 fall season.

Peta Lancaster (OU) def. Ally Majercik (IOWA) – 7-6, 6-1
Kayla Fujimoto (IU) def. Ally Majercik (IOWA) – 6-1, 6-0
Charlotte Martin (IU) def. Ally Majercik (IOWA) – 6-0, 6-2
Kathleen Henry (AASU) def. Cassandra Escobar (IOWA) – 5-7,6-4,6-0
Carmen Borau-Ramos (KSU) def. Cassandra Escobar (IOWA) – 6-3, 6-1
Laura Bouet (UMKC) def. Cassandra Escobar (IOWA) – 6-4, 6-2
Abbie Probert (CU) def. Christina Harazin (IOWA) – 3-6,6-1,6-4
Christina Harazin (IOWA) def. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) – 6-1, 6-0
Christina Harazin (IOWA) def. Chelsea Horner (UMKC) – 6-0. 6-2

Los/Windom (KU) def. Harazin/Escobar (IOWA) – 8-3
Eckel/M. Lancaster (OU) def. Harazin/Escobar (IOWA) – 8-4
Dalvai/Horner (UMKC) def. Harazin/Escobar (IOWA) – 8-3
Harazin/Escobar (IOWA) def. Gardefjord/Szymczyk (AASU) – 8-4