Hawkeyes Conclude the Wildcat Invite

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EVANSTON, Illinois — The University of Iowa  women’s tennis team participated in the final day of the Wildcat Invite on Sunday afternoon. The final day of the tournament consisted of one round of singles matches.
“It was a great weekend,” said UI head coach Sasha Schimd. “We played in some highly competitive matches and showed progress from the beginning of the tournament to the end. We’re ready to go home, keep working hard, and get ready for regionals.”
Zoe Douglas, Taylor Tamblyn, Aimee Tarun, and Carin Runefelt all won singles matches today. Douglas defeated Melika LeBlanc in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2. 
Tamblyn and Tarun matches both went to three sets. Tamblyn took the first set of the match, 6-2. After dropping the second set, 2-6, Tamblyn won the third set, 1-0, to secure the victory. Tarun won the first set of her match, 7-6. The senior dropped the second set, 4-6, but was able to bounce back and win the third set, 1-0, to win the match.
Freshman Elise van Heuvelen suffered her first singles loss of the fall season today. van Heuvelen was defeated by Northwestern’s Maddie Lipp in two sets.
The Hawkeyes will be back in action Oct. 13 as they travel to Minneapolis for the ITA Central Regionals.   
Singles Results:
Maddie Lipp (NU) def. Elise Van Heuvelen (IOWA), 6-2, 7-5
Jane Fennelly (ND) def. Adorabol Huckleby (IOWA) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0
Zoe Douglas (IOWA) def. Melika LeBlanc (UIC), 6-1, 6-2
Michelle Linden (WIS) def. Montana Crawford (IOWA), 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4), 1-0 (3)
Taylor Tamblyn (IOWA) def. Milica Tesic (DPU), 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (6)
Aimee Tarun (IOWA) def. Melissa Pick (WIS), 7-6 (5), 4-6, 1-0 (7)
Carin Runefelt (IOWA) vs. Oana Manoel (UIC), no score reported