"Jill was absolutely outstanding this weekend" Head Coach Michele Conlon said. "She was mentally tough and played smart all the way through the tournament. Jill has worked hard over the last year and is really deserving of winning both the titles ths weekend."
Palen partnered with Eve Soriano to capture the White flight doubles bracket.
Cyclone Charlotte Ljungkrantz took the Spike flight singles bracket and ISU's Elizabeth Chermel and Kara Hickey won the Blue flight doubles bracket.
The Iowa State women's tennis team competed in the three day tournament all weekend at the Drake Tennis Center. The event featured singles and doubles play between ISU, Drake, Creighton, Nebraska, Nebraska-Omhah, UNI, Northern Colorado and Wisconsin Green-Bay.
ISU will continue fall tournament play at the Missouri tournament in Columbia, Mo. Sept. 23-25.
2005 Lloyd Stokstad Invitational - Day 3 Results
Bull Flight Singles
Jill Palen (ISU) def. Meghana Paritala (UNI), 6-2, 2-6 (8)
Charlotte Ljungkrantz (ISU) def. Chrissy Derouin (ISU), 6-3, 6-2
Blue Flight Doubles
Chermel/Hickey (ISU) def. Cremieux/Zugner (NEB), 8-5
Chermel/Hickey (ISU) def. Gilmore/Plowman (DRAKE), 8-0
Soriano/Palen (ISU) def. Burge/Chiu (Creighton), 8-2
Derouin/Uscinski (ISU) def. Harding/Tan (UWGB), 8-2
Soriano/Palen (ISU) def. Derouin.Uscinski (ISU), 8-3