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UNI Tennis on to the conference semi-finals

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—The University of Northern Iowa women’s tennis team has advanced to the MVC semifinals tomorrow after defeating Illinois State 4-3.
 
The Redbirds won the doubles point to go up 1-0 to start the match.
 
Reghan Lynch got the Panthers on the board first, earning a 6-2, 6-0 win in the No. 2 singles spot. Claudia Toledo defeated Jana Kustkova 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 3 singles spot, while Gisela Kemper defeated the MVC Player of the Year, Veronika Golanova 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 1 singles spot.
 
Harri Proudfoot came from behind in the No. 4 singles spot, defeating Ivon Mihaleva 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.
 
Prior to today’s match, the last MVC tournament win for the Panthers came in the 2014-15 season against Bradley.
 
The Panthers will face Stony Brook tomorrow at 1 p.m.

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Results 
 
Northern Iowa 4, Illinois State 3 
 
Singles competition
 
1. Gisela Kemper (UNI) def. Veronika Golanova (ILST) 6-4, 6-4
2. Reghan Lynch (UNI) def. Jelena Karla Vujicic (ILST) 6-2, 6-0
3. Claudia Toledo (UNI) def. Jana Kustkova (ILST) 6-2, 6-3
4. Harri Proudfoot (UNI) def. Ivon Mihaleva (ILST) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
5. Valerija Gercar (ILST) def. Valentina Caro (UNI) 6-2, 6-2
6. Laura Fitzgerald (ILST) def. Savanna Hunt (UNI) 6-3, 6-1
 
Doubles competition
 
1. Gisela Kemper/Reghan Lynch (UNI) def. Veronika Golanova/Jelena Karla Vujicic (ILST) 6-4
2. Jana Kustkova/Ivon Mihaleva (ILST) def. Harri Proudfoot/Valentina Caro (UNI) 6-1
3. Valerija Gercar/Laura Fitzgerald (ILST) def. Claudia Toledo/Savanna Hunt (UNI) 6-4
 
Match Notes: Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,5,6,3,1,4)
 
 

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