Two Days Down at the Wildcat Winter Duals

Jan. 18, 2014

EVANSTON, Illinois — The University of Iowa women’s tennis team completed day two of action at the Wildcat Winter Duals held on the Campus of Northwestern University on Saturday.

After falling to Northwestern’s Veronica Corning on Friday, senior Ruth Seaborne bounced back on Saturday by knocking off Ana Vladutu of DePaul, the No. 52-ranked singles player in the country, in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. Junior Ellen Silver also notched a win in her singles matchup by defeating DePaul’s Carolin Neumann, 6-0, 6-1.

In doubles play, the Hawkeye duo of Ellen Silver and Aimee Tarun defeated DePaul’s Carolin Neumann and Zaina Sufi, 6-2.

“All around today was an improvement from yesterday. We competed better, smarter, and played better tennis overall,” said Iowa’s head coach Katie Dougherty. “We are fortunate to have one more day of matches to prepare for next Saturday.”

The Hawkeyes wrap up the final day of competition at the Wildcat Winter Duals tomorrow when they take on the No. 12-ranked Crimson Tide of Alabama. Doubles will begin at 8 a.m. (CT) with singles to follow.

No. 56 Ruth Seaborne (Iowa) def. No. 52 Ana Vladutu (DePaul) 6-3, 6-1
Kelsey Lawson (DePaul) def. Shelby Talcott (Iowa) 6-2, 6-2
Patricia Fargas (DePaul) def. Morven McCulloch (Iowa) 6-2, 6-4
Jasmin Kling (DePaul) def. Katie Zordani (Iowa) 6-5, 6-0
Rebeca Mitrea (DePaul) def. Caitlin Hindmarsh (Iowa) 6-2, 6-3
Zaina Sufi (DePaul) def. Annette Dohanics (Iowa) 6-1, 6-5
Ellen Silver (Iowa) def. Carolin Neumann (DePaul) 6-0, 6-1

Jasmin Kling/Kelsey Lawson (DePaul) def. Ruth Seaborne/Morven McCulloch (Iowa) 7-6 (4)
Patricia Fargas/Rebeca Mitrea (DePaul) def. Caitlin Hindmarsh/Katie Zordani (Iowa) 6-2
Ellen Silver/Aimee Tarun (Iowa) def. Carolin Neumann/Zaina Sufi (DePaul) 6-2