Oct. 10, 2012
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The University of Iowa women’s tennis team competes Friday through Sunday at the Wildcat Invitational in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern University will host the tournament at the Combe Tennis Center. Competition begins Friday at 9 a.m. Draws will be available online by noon on Thursday.
In addition to Iowa, the eight-team field includes Northwestern, Wisconsin, DePaul, UIC, Northern Iowa, Western Michigan, and Oklahoma.
“I’m excited to get back on the road and competing again. We’ve had a couple of weeks to prepare and look forward to great competition this weekend.”
HAWKEYES AT ALL-AMERICANS
Sophomore Shelby Talcott and junior Ruth Seaborne competed at the ITA All-American Championships Sept. 29-30. The No. 58 ranked Hawkeye duo was defeated by Lauren McHale and Zoe DeBruycker of North Carolina, 8-3, in the first round of the pre-qualifying bracket. Seaborne went on to compete in three singles matches, advancing to the doorstep of the ITA qualifying tournament. She topped No. 109 Jordaan Sanford of Baylor and Jessica Wacnik of Boston College before falling to Florida’s Olivia Janowicz.
The Hawkeyes will head to ITA Regionals Oct. 19-21. The three day competition will take place in Tulsa, Okla., at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
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