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  • 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. 

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.