IOWA CITY, Iowa- The University of Northern Iowa women's tennis team was swept by the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, 7-0, this afternoon in Iowa City.
The No. 1 doubles team of Jessica Kunzelmann and Nina Pfahler was defeated by Morven McCullough and Sonja Molnar of Iowa 8-1. The doubles teams of Cassandra Dix/Krissy Lankelma and Chelsea Moore/Stefannia Sampaio also suffered defeats in the No. 2 and 3 matches respectively.
Sonja Molnar of Iowa defeated Nina Pfahler 6-2, 6-0 in the No. 1 match. Jessica Kunzelmann lost her No. 3 match to the Hawkeye's Christina Harazin 6-1, 6-1, and she remains fourth on the all-time career singles win list. Cassandra Dix, Chelsea Moore, Krissy Lankelma, and Stefannia Sampaio all lost their matches as well.
The Panthers return to the court tomorrow when they host other in-state rival, the Iowa State Cyclones at 11:00 a.m. at the Black Hawk Tennis Club.
1. Sonja Molnar (IOWA) def. Nina Pfahler (UNI) 6-2, 6-0
2. Morven McCulloch (IOWA) def. Cassandra Dix (UNI) 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-3)
3. Christina Harazin (IOWA) def. Jessica Kunzelmann (UNI) 6-1, 6-1
4. Katie Zordani (IOWA) def. Chelsea Moore (UNI) 6-2, 6-0
5. Ellen Silver (IOWA) def. Krissy Lankelma (UNI) 6-2, 6-0
6. Ally Majercik (IOWA) def. Stefannia Sampaio (UNI) 6-0, 6-0
1. Morven McCulloch/Sonja Molnar (IOWA) def. Jessica Kunzelmann/Nina Pfahler (UNI) 8-1
2. Ellen Silver/Katie Zordani (IOWA) def. Cassandra Dix/Krissy Lankelma (UNI) 8-6
3. Christina Harazin/Ally Majercik (IOWA) def. Chelsea Moore/Stefannia Sampaio (UNI) 8-4