Iowa returns to home this weekend for a match against Indiana on Friday at 6 p.m. (CT). Then the Hawkeyes take on Purdue at noon (CT) on Sunday. Admission is free to the public. Friday’s contest against the Hoosiers will be Iowa’s third straight and 10th overall of the season against a ranked opponent.
WATCH MATCHES ONLINE:
All Iowa home matches are available for fans to watch online for free via Playsight Technology. Click on the “Watch” link on the schedule page on hawkeyesports.com.
LAST WEEKEND RECAP:
• Iowa beat Dayton, 4-2, giving the Hawkeyes their second road win of the season.
• In two road Big Ten matches against No. 3 Ohio State (4-0) and No. 48 Penn State (4-3), the Hawkeyes dropped both matches.
#48 INDIANA PREVIEW:
• The Hoosiers enter Friday’s match with a 11-10 overall record and a 4-3 mark in the league. Indiana notched wins over ranked opponents No. 31 Minnesota (4-3) and No. 46 Wisconsin (4-2) last weekend in Bloomington.
• Indiana leads the all-time series over Iowa, 55-19. The Hoosiers last defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-1, last year in Bloomington.
• Purdue enters Sunday’s match with a 9-13 overall record. The Boilermakers will compete at Nebraska on Friday before heading to Iowa City.
• The Boilermakers, who are 1-6 in the conference, have dropped five of their last six matches.
• Purdue has one ranked singles player, No. 92 Gergely Madatasz.
• The Hawkeyes lead the all-time series over the Boilermakers, 40-34.
• Freshman Joe Tyler leads the Hawkeyes with four wins in Big Ten play.
• Iowa is 11-4 at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex this season.
• Iowa is 4-2 in the month of April.
• Jake Jacoby is tied for eighth place in career doubles wins at Iowa with 58.
• Freshmen Will Davies ranks sixth in school history in single-season doubles wins (19).
• Both Kareem Allaf and Piotr Smietana have cracked the top-10 in school history in single-season doubles wins, each winning 18 matches.
• Freshmen Will Davies and Piotr Smietana have won 14 of their last 18 decisions.
STARTING MATCHES STRONG:
Iowa has earned the doubles point in 18 matches this season. Jonas Larsen and Kareem Allaf are 13-7 on court one in doubles, registering four wins over ranked opponents this season.
FOLLOW THE HAWKEYES:
Fans can follow the Hawkeyes all season long and receive live match updates on Facebook (facebook.com/IowaMensTennis) and Twitter (@IowaMensTennis). Fans can also get a behind the scene look on Instagram (iowamenstennis).