- The University of Iowa men’s tennis team hosts No. 16 Michigan at 4 p.m. Friday outside at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex.
- On Sunday, the Hawkeyes matchup against Michigan State (10-15) and North Dakota (5-14).
- Iowa takes on the the Spartans at Noon (CT).
- The contest against North Dakota will be held at 5 p.m. (CT).
- Admission is free to the public.
- The Hawkeyes will be celebrating Senior Day after the Michigan State match on Sunday.
- Robin Haden and Nils Hallestrand will honored at approximately 2:30 p.m. (CT).
- Haden has competed in 77 singles and 47 doubles matches in his two years as a Hawkeye.
- He defeated Ben Vandixhorn of Northwestern and Renan Hanayama of Purdue earlier this season.
- Hallestrand has competed in 57 singles and 56 doubles matches in his four years as a Hawkeye.
- He has six doubles victories with Haden.
- The pair are both from Danderyd, Sweden and grew up playing at together in juniors.
- The men’s tennis program welcomes a 2017 recruiting class ranked 17th nationally
- Iowa announced Friday that Piotr Smietana of Krakow, Poland, will join the Hawkeyes next season.
- Smietana has an ITF World Junior ranking of 275.
- He is a three-time Polish National Champion.
- Smietana is a member of the Polish Davis Cup team.
- The Wolverines have three ranked singles athletes: No. 81 Jathan Malik, No. 109 Alex Knight, and No. 111 Myles Schalet.
- The also have two ranked doubles teams: No. 11 Jathan Malik and Connor Johnston and No. 24 Jathan Malik and Kevin Wong.
FOLLOW THE HAWKEYES
Fans can follow the Hawkeyes all season long and receive live match updates on Facebook (facebook.com/IowaMensTennis) or on Twitter (@IowaMensTennis). Fans can also get a behind the scene look on Instagram (iowamenstennis).
Prize Pack Drawings – All fans can fill out a FREE entry card at each home match for their chance to win a prize pack containing Hawkeye gear.
Watch Out – sport watch bracelets will be given out to the first 100 fans during the
Michigan match on Friday.
Grill Out – Cheeseburgers and hot dogs will be available for the first 100 fans during the Michigan State match at Noon (CT) on Sunday. Fans will Also be eligible to win a $100 ethanol gift card.