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Women’s tennis looks to spring season

Women’s tennis looks to spring season

Christian Evans, Staff writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Editor’s note: At the time of publication, Women’s Tennis had completed it’s fall season but has a spring season ahead. After having its best season since 2012 last year, the Illinois women’s tennis team had high expectations for the 2016-2017 season. Most notably among those players were sophomore Ines ... Read more »

Illinois women’s tennis prepares for final fall match

Illinois women’s tennis prepares for final fall match

Christian Evans, Contributing writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s tennis team will compete in its final match before spring play when it travels to South Bend, Indiana, this weekend to compete in the Notre Dame Invite. Head coach Evan Clark said that the team hopes to establish momentum to prepare itself for Big Ten play. “We played really we... Read more »

Illinois women’s tennis prepares for Big Ten foes

Illinois women’s tennis prepares for Big Ten foes

Christian Evans, Contributing writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Illinois women’s tennis had an impressive Purdue Invite to start the year, giving the team confidence before its first regional tournament this Thursday in East Lansing, Michigan. Sophomore Jaclyn Switkes and senior Madie Baillon won one of the two double’s flights, while senior Alexis Casati an... Read more »

Women’s tennis heads to first invite of the season

Women’s tennis heads to first invite of the season

Christian Evans, Contributing writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s tennis team will play in its first invite of the season Friday at Purdue in West Lafayette, Indiana. “It’s a flighted tournament and the obvious goal is always to win those,” head coach Evan Clark said. “That’s what makes the fall unique. It’s the one time where it is... Read more »

Illinois women’s tennis prepares for another successful season

Illinois women’s tennis prepares for another successful season

Tim Griffin, Staff writer
August 23, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s tennis team is looking to build off one of their most productive seasons since 2012. The Illini already made strides over the summer, officially naming Evan Clark the head coach in June. Clark has been with the Illini since December 2014, when he started as an assista... Read more »

Illini women’s tennis cap off strong spring season

May 8, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s tennis ended its season in a Big Ten tournament semifinals loss against  highly-ranked Ohio State in East Lansing, Michigan. But despite their season ending early, the Illini still finished with an impressive spring record. After parting ways with longtime head coach Michelle... Read more »

Illini women’s tennis welcome Big Ten duo this weekend

Tim Griffin, Staff writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s tennis team will look to extend its five-match winning streak as the team hosts two Big Ten foes this weekend. The Illini will play Indiana on Friday and Purdue on Sunday. The Illini are ranked No. 50 in the country and are 4-1 in Big Ten play (10-6 overall). This will be the ... Read more »

Kwong earns Big Ten honor

Tim Griffin, Staff writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

Junior Illinois women’s tennis player Louise Kwong received Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors earlier this week. This is Kwong’s first weekly honor of her Illinois career. “Louise was very deserving of the Big Ten Athlete of the Week and we are really happy for her,” head coach Evan Clark said. “A... Read more »

Meet your new Illinois athletic director: Josh Whitman

Michal Dwojak, Staff writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Golf, Gymnastics, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Swim & Dive, Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Now that the University of Illinois has announced that Josh Whitman will be the school’s next athletic director, it’s a good time to learn who the new leader of Illinois athletics is. Whitman’s ties to Illinois started in 1997 when he first lined up at tight end for Ron Turner. He finish... Read more »