University of Iowa Athletics

Hillary Mintz

Height 5-4
Class Sr.
Hometown Bensalem, Pa.
High School Bensalem
Hillary Mintz - Women's Tennis - University of Iowa Athletics

Fall 2006 – Ranked 123rd in preseason singles rankings… posted a 6-4 doubles record, including 3-1 with Jacqueline Lee and 2-1 with Kelcie Klockenga… ranked 50th in doubles preseason rankings with Lee.

Spring 2006 – Went 13-8 in spring play, including 11-7 at the number two spot, and 6-7 against Big Ten opponents… recorded a 6-4 doubles mark with teammate Mili Veselinovic at the number two spot.

Fall 2005 – Posted 2-4 mark in singles competition… defeated Egle Petrauskaite of Florida International, 6-0, 6-4… went 1-6 in doubles competition, recording a win over Carolin Walter and Daniela Covello of Baylor, 8-5 with teammate Meg Racette.

Spring 2005 – Recorded 13-10 dual singles mark at No. 2 spot… Ranked as high as 78th in nation… went on eight-match win streak at beginning of season… along with teammate Meg Racette, upset 30th-ranked duo Yanick Dullens and Suzana Maksovic of Denver, 9-8 (5)… teamed with Jacqueline Lee in second half of season, going 5-2 in Big Ten at No. 3 spot.

Fall 2004 – Went 6-4 in singles competition… defeated 34th-ranked Michelle DeCosta of Michigan, 6-4, 6-2, at ITA regionals… advanced to quarterfinals of ITA regionals, becoming the second Hawkeye to advance that far… along with Meg Racette, ranked 23rd in doubles according to ITA preseason poll… recorded 4-4 doubles record… defeated 27th-ranked Nicole Leimbach and Carine Vermuelen of USC, 8-6, at Riviera All-America tournament… advanced to doubles quarterfinals at ITA regionals.

Spring 2004 – Posted 16-8 singles record at No. 2 spot while going 8-5 in Big Ten play… set school record for most singles wins by a freshman with 28… named to all-Big Ten team… compiled 13-10 doubles mark at No. 1 position… won against 78th-ranked Maria Brito of Clemson… along with teammate Meg Racette, upset 32nd-ranked Michelle DaCosta and Kara Delicata of Michigan, 8-1… pulled upset with Racette against Minnesota[apos]s 29th-ranked Angela Buergis and Nischela Reddy, 8-5… upset 37th-ranked Christian and Catrina Thompson of Notre Dame, 9-8 (7)… pulled upset against 26th-ranked Linda Tran and Sarah Batty of Indiana, 8-5… finished season nationally-ranked 51st in doubles.

Fall 2003 – Recorded 9-3 (.750) singles record… second best singles record on team… went 3-1 at ITA Midwest Regionals… runner-up in Flight C singles at Hoosier Classic… posted 7-4 doubles record, including 5-2 record with Hilary Tyler.

High School – State champion in singles junior and senior years… state runner-up in singles freshman and sophomore years… compiled 20-0 record junior year… ranked ninth nationally in doubles and 139th in singles senior season… state champion in singles junior and senior years… singles conference champion all four years… 2003 ITA doubles champion… Best Female Tennis Player of the Year for Bucks county four years in a row… holds record for most wins at high school and in Bucks county… on honor roll all four years… member of Varsity Club and Athletes-in-Service… high school coach was Eileen Mika.

Personal – Born 12/14/84… parents are Robert and Lynda Mintz… open major.

Singles: #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall
2004-05 13-9 6-6 13-9 8-4 21-13
2003-04 16-8 8-5 16-8 12-3 28-11
Career 29-17 14-11 29-17 20-7 49-24
Doubles: #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall
2004-05 8-6 1-0 5-2 8-3 14-8 6-4 20-12
2003-04 13-10 6-7 13-10 10-4 23-14
Career 21-16 1-0 5-2 14-10 27-18 16-8 43-26