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Iowa’s Marisa Schmidt eyes the ball before during a women’s tennis match between Iowa and Michigan State at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 4- 3.

Photos: 2022 Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament: Iowa vs. Michigan State

Isabella Cervantes, Photojournalist April 28, 2022

The 12th-seeded Iowa women’s tennis team defeated Michigan State, 4-3, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex on Wednesday.  To begin the match,...

Iowa’s Marisa Schmidt serves the ball during a tennis match between Iowa and Drake at Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex in Iowa City on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Schmidt defeated Drake’s Ines Stephani. Iowa beat Drake, 6-1.

Iowa women’s tennis defeats Rutgers, snaps 13-match losing streak

Chase Szewc, Sports Reporter April 10, 2022

Iowa women’s tennis snapped a 13-match losing streak on Sunday afternoon, defeating Rutgers in New Jersey, 4-1. Iowa collected the doubles point for the first time in 11 duals at the Rutgers Tennis...

Iowa’s women’s tennis head coach Sasha Schmid speaks to her team before a women’s tennis meet between Iowa and Illinois inside the Hawkeyes Tennis & Recreation Complex on Friday, April 1, 2022. The Illini defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2. (Braden Ernst/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa women’s tennis to travel to Maryland for conference matchup

Chase Szewc, Sports Reporter April 7, 2022

Iowa women’s tennis will travel to College Park, Maryland, on Friday to face the 13-4 Terrapins. The dual will begin at 4:30 p.m. Maryland has yet to lose at home this season, boasting a perfect...

Iowa’s Marisa Schmidt hits a ball during a women’s tennis match between Iowa and No. 37 Northwestern at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Schmidt lost her singles match, 2-1. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 6-1.

Iowa women’s tennis falls to No. 37 Northwestern for 12th straight loss

Chase Szewc, Sports Reporter April 3, 2022

Iowa women’s tennis lost its home match against No. 37 Northwestern, 6-1, on Sunday afternoon.  The Hawkeyes fell short in the doubles point for the 10th straight match. Northwestern’s Clarissa...

Iowa’s Michelle Bacalla and Samantha Gillas sit after losing their doubles match  during a women’s tennis meet between Iowa and Illinois at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex on Friday, April 1, 2022.

Photos: Iowa women’s tennis vs. Illinois

Braden Ernst, Photojournalist April 2, 2022

Illinois defeated Iowa women's tennis at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Center on Friday. The Illini defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2. To start, Illinois defeated Iowa 2-0 in doubles matches. Illinois’...

Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands watches a during Iowas dual meet against Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

Iowa athletics announces contract extensions for nine coaches

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 26, 2021

Iowa athletics extended nine Hawkeye head coaches, the department announced Monday. A number of assistant coaches in several sports also received contract extensions. “It is with great pleasure...

Iowa’s Alexa Noel goes low to return a ball during a womens tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers with a score of 4-3.

Noel to return to Iowa for her second season of college tennis

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter July 12, 2021

Alexa Noel had no plans to play college tennis two years ago. After graduating from high school in 2020, Noel was set to start her professional career before COVID-19 changed her plans. Now, she...

Iowa’s Alexa Noel lunges to send the ball over the net during the Iowa Women’s Tennis match against Purdue on Feb. 28, 2021 at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. Iowa defeated Purdue 6-1.

Hawkeye tennis players stumble in NCAA Championships

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter May 25, 2021

On Monday, Iowa women’s tennis freshman Alexa Noel fell to Louisiana State senior Paris Corely in the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Championships’ round of 32. Noel earned a three-set victory...

Iowa’s Oliver Okonkwo celebrates a point during the Iowa Men’s Tennis match against Minnesota on Mar. 14, 2021 at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. Minnesota defeated Iowa 4-3.

Iowa tennis hits road to wrap up regular season

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter April 15, 2021

This weekend, both Iowa men’s and women’s tennis will return to the court to wrap up the 2020-21 regular season. The Hawkeye women will travel to Lincoln to take on Nebraska Sunday, while the...

Iowa’s Nikita Snezhko (left) and Kareem Allaf (middle) listen to head coach Ross Wilson (right) during a men’s tennis meet between Iowa and Northwestern on Sunday, April 11 at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes 6-1.

Opinion | Iowa men’s tennis isn’t going to get the dream ending it deserves

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter April 12, 2021

With just two of its 2020-21 regular season matches remaining, Iowa men’s tennis can likely sum up this year’s campaign with one word: Heartbreak. Following their losses to Illinois and Northwestern...

UIs Alexa Noel prepares to hit the ball at the womens tennis meet against Nebraska on Sunday, March 28, 2021. The meet was the labeled as senior day, which was also the 2021 home finale meet. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nebraska Huskers 4-2.

Iowa tennis teams to play four matches this weekend

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter April 8, 2021

After a week off, Iowa women’s tennis returns to action this weekend for two road matchups on the east coast. The Hawkeyes enter their matches with Rutgers and Maryland this weekend fresh off a big...

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