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Illinois women’s golf struggles on many levels

By Lucas Wright April 28, 2015

It’s no secret that the Illinois women’s golf team has had its struggles throughout the season. However, its difficulties during the spring have centered around the difficult schedule. The Illini come...

Illinois' Melissa Kopinski attempts to return the ball during the match against Rutgers at Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday. The Illini won 7-0.

Illinois women’s tennis falls to Northwestern in Big Ten tournament

April 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team wanted revenge against Northwestern after the Illini lost to them 6-1 on March 20. An upset was in the works on Friday in Evanston, Illinois, during the Big Ten Tournament...

Illinois’ Madie Baillon attempts to return the ball during the match against Rutgers on April 5. The Illini will face Northwestern on Friday.

Illinois women’s tennis to face Northwestern in Big Ten Tournament

April 23, 2015

The last time the Illinois women’s tennis team went to Evanston, Illinois, on March 20, its players were confident that they would leave with a victory; however, the team suffered a 6-1 loss. On Friday,...

Illinois’ Louise Kwong serves the ball during the match against Rutgers at Atkins Tennis Center, on April 5. 

Dream becomes reality for Illini women’s tennis’ Louise Kwong

April 22, 2015

Louise Kwong has grown up around tennis. The sophomore for the Illinois women’s tennis team started playing the game when she was five and began standing out around the age of 13 in her hometown of Toronto,...

Illini women’s tennis extends winning streak to seven games

April 20, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team has been rolling since the beginning of April, and that momentum didn’t stop this weekend. Illinois defeated Nebraska 6-1 on Saturday and Iowa on Sunday by the same...

Illinois’ Madie Baillon attempts to return the ball during the match against Rutgers at Atkins Tennis Center on April 5. The Illini look to continue their five-game win streak. 

Illinois women’s tennis focuses on doubles, seniors as season wraps up

April 16, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team has struggled in doubles as of late. Fortunately for the Illini, the lack of production in the doubles point has not stopped the team from racking up wins. Nevertheless,...

Illinois' Madie Baillon returns the ball during the game against Maryland on Saturday, April 4.

Illinois women’s tennis stays hot, picks up fifth-straight win

April 13, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team won both of its road matches this weekend, proving that the team can sustain success away from its home court. Illinois moved to 12-9 on the season after defeating Wisconsin...

Illinois' Louise Kwong runs to the ball to make a return during the game against Maryland on Saturday, April 4.

Tennis hits the road on a hot streak

April 9, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team has had an up-and-down season with a 10-9 record, but don’t tell the players that. The Illini are as confident as ever as they head out of town this weekend. The last...

Illinois women’s tennis goes 3-0 during homestand

Illinois women’s tennis goes 3-0 during homestand

April 6, 2015

Heading into Thursday night’s match against No. 33 Long Beach State, the Illinois women’s tennis team was in the midst of a deflating five-game losing streak. At the conclusion of the weekend, the...

Illinois' Julia Jamieson attempts to return the ball during the match against Indiana at Atkins Tennis Center, on Sunday, March, 1. The Illini won 6-1.

Illinois women’s tennis returns to Atkins for three-game homestand

April 2, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team is desperate for a win. So much so that head coach Michelle Dasso is making changes in practice in hopes of resolving the issues surrounding the team. The Illini return...

Illinois’ Jerricka Boone attempts to return the ball during a match against Indiana at Atkins Tennis Center on March 1 during the Illini’s 6-1 win against Indiana. 

Illinois women’s tennis loses all 5 spring break matches

March 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team boasted a 7-4 record­ going into spring break but went on to lose five straight matches on four different road trips. The team now stands at 7-9 and head coach Michelle...

Illinois' Louise Kwong serves the ball during the match against Indiana at Atkins Tennis Center, on March. 1. The Illini won 6-1.

Illinois women’s tennis confident heading into Northwestern match

By Jonathan Joffe March 19, 2015

Despite historical trends not favoring the Illini, there’s lots of confidence within the Illinois women’s tennis program, which takes its recent success into Evanston, Ill., on Friday to face in-state...

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