Feb. 24, 2016
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THIS WEEK FOR THE HAWKEYES
The University of Iowa women’s tennis team hosts Northern Iowa on Friday at 2:30 p.m. (CT) and Bradley University on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. Admission is free.
“We got right back to work this week and have had a good week of practices and made adjustments from last weekend. We’re looking forward to being at home this weekend against two competitive Missouri Valley teams before a long road swing.”
UNDEFEATED AGAINST THE PANTHERS
The Hawkeyes play their seventh home match of the season on Friday against the Panthers, Iowa has faced Northern Iowa nine times and holds a 9-0 record against them. The Hawkeyes defeated the Panthers for the first time in the 1978 season, winning 6-3 at home. The past three times the Hawkeyes have met UNI on the court resulted in 7-0 Iowa victories, the most recent was in the 2015 home opener. Iowa has never met the Bradley Braves on the court. The Braves are 6-4 this season.
Anastasia Reimchen and Zoe Douglas, who both came to the University of Iowa from England, have won all of their doubles matches together and are 3-0 on the season. Prior to the 2016 season the sophomores never played a doubles match together.
DOUGLAS ITA RANKING
Sophomore Zoe Douglas sits at No. 106 in the latest ITA women’s tennis singles poll. Both singles matches Douglas played this past weekend in Oklahoma were unfinished. She is 4-0 in singles play.
HAWKEYES 6-0 AT HOME
The Hawkeyes are 6-0 at home this season, and aim to extend that record to 8-0 following Friday and Saturday matches. In the 2010 season, Iowa won 12 home matches and finished the season 17-7.
COMING UP FOR THE HAWKEYES
Following this weekends matchup with UNI and Bradley, the Hawkeyes will hit the road to Chicago, Illinois to face the University of Illinois at Chicago and Depaul University March 5th and 6th.
BECOME A FAN
Fans can follow the Iowa women’s tennis team at facebook.com and via twitter @Iowa_Tennis. Live results from this weekend are available on the Iowa women’s tennis schedule page at hawkeyesports.com.