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    April 12, 1998

    Women's Tennis Defeats Indiana

    Wildcats win four of six singles matches.

    EVANSTON, Ill. - The Wildcat women's tennis team, ranked No. 22 nationally, defeated Indiana, 4-3, at the Johnson Tennis Center today. NU won four singles matches and one doubles match en route to victory. Sophomore Katherine Nasser, freshmen Shannon Duffy and Colleen Cheng and junior Laura Guignon won the top four singles matches. Nasser beat Correne Stout, 6-1, 6-3, at the No. 1 spot. Duffy won the deciding match over Kelly Blanch, 1-6, 6-1, 6-3.

    The No. 1 doubles team of Nasser and Guignon defeated Blanch and Stout, 8-6.

    Dual Match Tennis Score Sheet
    Home Team: Northwestern
    Visiting Team: Indiana
    Date: April 12,1998
    Visiting Coach: Lin Loring
    Site: Johnson Tennis Center
    Singles:          (Conf./All)                       W/L Score
    Katherine Nasser  (4-1, 20-17) vs. Correne Stout    NU: 6-1, 6-3
    Shannon Duffy     (4-1/ 28-10) vs. Kelly Blanch     NU: 1-6, 6-1, 6-3
    Colleen Cheng     (3-2/24-2)   vs. Zahra Ahamed     NU: 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
    Laura Guignon     (1-2/17-14)  vs. Megan McCarney   NU: 7-5, 6-2
    Robyn Porter      (0-1, 0-1)   vs. Jessica Anderson IU: 6-1, 7-5
    Jennifer Lutgert  (3-2, 17-10) vs. Christy Sharp    IU: 7-5, 6-2 
    Doubles:
    Nasser/Guignon    (3-1/7-5)    vs. Blanch/Stout     NU: 8-6
    Duffy/Weinraub    (4-0, 7-4)   vs. Ahamed/McCarney  IU: 8-6
    Porter/Lutgert    (1-0. 1-0)   vs. Fitzgerald/Sharp IU: 8-6 
    Final:
    NU 4, IU 3
    Northwestern Record:   9-9 overall, 4-2 Big Ten