No. 65 Hawkeyes Fall to No. 2 Wolverines, 4-0

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The 65th-ranked University of Iowa women’s tennis team fell to second-ranked Michigan, 4-0, on Saturday.

Despite the Wolverines securing the doubles point, the Hawkeyes posted a victory at the top spot.

Sophomore Daianne Hayashida and senior Vipasha Mehra downed Piper Charner and Reese Miller, 6-4, to bring the doubles competition down to the tiebreaker match.

At the No. 3 spot, junior Marisa Schmidt and sophomore Nikita Vishwase fought, but ultimately fell to Kari Miller and Bayley Sheinin, 6-1.

In singles competition, the Hawkeyes lined up against five of the six Wolverines being ranked, falling on courts four, five and six.

Sophomore Pia Kranholdt stood strong in her first set against No. 77 Lily Jones with a 6-4 finish. Jones took it to a third set, defeating Kranholdt 4-6, 6-0, 6-0.

The Hawkeyes will continue competition in Michigan tomorrow, heading to East Lansing to matchup against Michigan State in their final regular season dual. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. (CT).


#2 Michigan 4, #65 Iowa 0

No. 1 — #3 Kari Miller (UM) vs. Daianne Hayashida (UI), 7-5, 3-0 abandoned
No. 2 — #56 Gala Mesochoritou vs. (UM) Marisa Schmidt (UI), 6-2, 5-4 abandoned
No. 3 — #24 Julia Fliegner (UM) vs. Barbora Pokorna (UI), 6-1, 6-6 (5-3), abandoned
No. 4 — #77 Lily Jones (UM) def. Pia Kranholdt (UI), 4-6, 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 — #110 Piper Charney (UM) def. Vipasha Mehra (UI), 6-1, 6-2
No. 6 — Reese Miller (UM) def. Nikita Vishwase (UI), 6-4, 6-3

No. 1 — Daianne Hayashida/Vipasha Mehra (UI) def. Piper Charney/Reese Miller (UM), 6-4
No. 2 — Julia Fliegner/Lily Jones (UM) def. BarboraPokorna/Pia Kranholdt (UI), 6-4
No. 3 — Kari Miller/Bayley Sheinin (UM) def. Marisa Schmidt/Nikita Vishwase (UI), 6-1