The Daily Illini

Barretta thriving as Illinois women's tennis' lone senior

By Tim Griffin

March 9, 2016

The Illinois women’s tennis team has had trouble staying consistent this spring.The Illini are 5-6 overall and 0-1 in Big Ten play — they have wins over Virginia Tech and Wisconsin, but have lost to teams like Northwestern and Notre Damemp.The team’s lone senior, Emily Barrettamp, has been th...

Clark bringing new perspective to Illinois women’s tennis

By Emma McGowen

September 21, 2015

After serving an eight-month stint as an assistant coach for the Illinois women’s tennis team, Evan Clark was named the interim head coach for the 2015-16 season.Prior to coming to Illinois, Clark was the head coach for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington women’s tennis team for two years, whe...

Illinois women’s tennis enjoys highs, learns from lows

By Thomas Donley

May 14, 2014

Despite Jesse Delgado bringing home another individual national championship for the Illinois wrestling team, head coach Jim Heffernan was still not satisfied with the season as a whole. The team has high expectations every season, and a 13th-place finish at the national tournament did not meet those goal...

Illini fall to stiff competition in Boston

November 12, 2013

Head coach Michelle Dasso tried to look at the bright side of the Illinois women’s tennis team’s trip to Harvard for the Harvard Invitational. “We enjoyed Boston,” Dasso said. “The city was nice.” But on the tennis side of the team’s last fall tournament, it wasn’t as nice. “I’m not g...