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Women's tennis scores home sweep

Feb. 1, 2012

The Indiana University women's tennis team dominated in its dual match double-header Jan. 28 in Bloomington. The Hoosiers topped Western Michigan and Butler by a 7-0 margin in each match.

Against Western Michigan, Indiana's (3-1) Kayla Fujimoto and Evgeniya Vertesheva won at No. 2 doubles and Sophie Garre and Shannon Murdy teamed at No. 3 for victories in those matches to take the double point.

Carolyn Chupa

Carolyn Chupa

In singles, Leslie Hureau (No. 1), Vertesheva (No. 2), Carolyn Chupa (No. 3), Katie Klyczek (No. 4) and Fujimoto (No. 5) all swept their respective matches. Alecia Kauss went the distance to a third set at No. 5 and earned the win in the deciding set, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1.

In the Butler match, Indiana swept the doubles portion to get the first point. The Hoosiers switched up the lineup against the Bulldogs in singles and won convincingly in each match. Vertesheva (No. 1), Klyczek (No. 2), Chupa (No. 3), Fujimoto (No. 4), Kauss (No. 5) and Murdy (No. 6) won in straight sets to earn the 7-0 team win.

Indiana will next be in action on Saturday, Feb. 4, when the Hoosiers travel to Cincinnati for a double-header. IU will open the day against University of Cincinnati at 11 a.m. ET and wrap up play against Xavier at 4 p.m. ET.

Western Michigan Results

Indiana 7, Western Michigan 0


1. Leslie Hureau (IND) def. Nini Sujashvili (WMU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Evgeniya Vertesheva (IND) def. Jill Pastunink (WMU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Carolyn Chupa (IND) def. Maggie Remynse (WMU) 2-6, 6-0, 6-2
4. Katie Klyczek (IND) def. Maria Nivia 7-6 (3), 6-3
5. Alecia Kauss (IND) def. Rachel Denny (WMU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
6. Kayla Fujimoto (IND) def. Miloslava Shustova (WMU) 6-1, 6-2


1. Nini Sujashvili/Kathleen Hawkins (WMU) def. Leslie Hureau/Katie Klyczek (IND) 8-4
2. Kayla Fujimoto/Evgeniya Vertesheva (IND) def. April Kerr/Caroline Aleck (WMU) 8-2
3. Sophie Garre/Shannon Murdy (IND) def. Jill Pastunink/Maria Nivia (WMU) 8-3

Butler Results

Indiana 7, Butler 0


1. Evgeniya Vertesheva (IND) def. Caroline Hedrick (BUT) 6-2, 6-0
2. Katie Klyczek (IND) def. Stephanie McLoughlin (BUT) 6-2, 6-2
3. Carolyn Chupa (IND) def. Gabrielle Rubenstein (BUT) 6-4, 6-1
4. Kayla Fujimoto (IND) def. Brittany Farmer (BUT) 6-2, 6-4
5. Alecia Kauss (IND) def. Cam Thompson (BUT) 6-0, 6-0
6. Shannon Murdy (IND) def. Laura Shull (BUT) 6-0, 6-1


1. Carolyn Chupa/Katie Klyczek (IND) def. Gabrielle Rubenstein/Stephanie McLoughlin (BUT) 8-2
2. Evgeniya Vertesheva/Kayla Fujimoto (IND) def. Brittany Farmer/Caroline Hedrick (BUT) 8-3
3. Shannon Murdy/Alecia Kauss (IND) def. Angelina Qin/Cam Thompson (BUT) 8-1