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AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Iowa women’s tennis team fell to Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon at the Texas Tennis Center, 4-1.
Texas Tech took the doubles point after winning two of three matches. Michelle Bacalla and Elise van Heuvelen Treadwell starting things off by defeating Lisa Mays and Nell Miller, 6-1. Danielle Bauers and Ashleigh Jacobs lost to Olivia Peet and Margarita Skriabina, 6-3. Danielle Burich and Samantha Mannix dropped their singles match to Kennedy Bridgforth and Reagan Collins, 6-4.
In singles, Texas Tech took the number two, four, and five positions to clinch the match. Peet defeated Mannix 6-2, 7-5. Miller beat Bacalla 6-3, 6-4. Marinkov defeated Bauers 6-2, 6-2. The Hawkeyes were able to secure a point with van Heuvelen Treadwell defeating Skriabina 6-2, 6-3.
Quoting Head Coach Sasha Schmid
“We have such great young women in our program. They are devastated to be short getting the win today. They played with heart and fight and they are knocking on the door. We will be resilient and keep working hard.”
The Hawkeyes face Minnesota on Feb. 7 and Marquette on Feb. 8 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Texas Tech 4, Iowa 1
Jan. 25, 2020 | 2 p.m. | Austin, Texas | Texas Tennis Center.
1: Elise van Heuvelen Treadwell (UI) def. Margarita Skriabina (TT): 6-2, 6-3
2: Olivia Peet (TT) def. Samantha Mannix: 6-2, 7-5
3: Ashleigh Jacobs (UI) vs. Lisa May (TT): 1-6, 6-3, 2-2, Unfinished
4: Nell Miller (TT) def. Michelle Bacalla (UI): 6-3, 6-4
5: Bojana Marinkov (TT) def. Danielle Bauers (UI): 6-2, 6-2
6: Danielle Burich (UI) vs. Kennedy Bridgforth (TT): 6-7, 2-2, Unfinished
1: Bacalla/van Heuvelen Treadwell (UI) def. Mays/Miller (TT): 6-1
2: Peet/Skriabina (TT) def. Bauers/Jacobs (UI): 6-3
3: Collins/Bridgforth (TT) def. Mannix/Burich (UI): 6-4
Order of Finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (5,1,2,4)
Texas Tech: 1-1