Junior Jana Knoppe, who helped lead the UIC women's tennis team to its 17th-consecutive Horizon League Championship last month, has been named the League's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month for the month of April. It marks the second-straight month that a UIC female student-athlete has collected the honor.
UIC women's tennis head coach Shannon Tully has been named the Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year for the Midwest Region, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). This marks the first such accolade of Tully's career.
The UIC women's tennis team capped its 2012-13 season Friday after facing No. 11 Northwestern in the opening round of the NCAA Championship at the Combe Tennis Center. The Flames ultimately dropped a 4-0 decision to the Wildcats to end their season with an overall 16-6 record.
The UIC women's tennis team (16-5, 8-1 HL) prepares to make its 15th-consecutive NCAA Championship appearance as it will face No. 11 Northwestern (18-8, 9-2 Big Ten) in the opening round Friday beginning at 2 p.m. (CT) at the Vandy Christie Tennis Center in Evanston, Ill., weather permitting.
The UIC women's tennis team will face No. 15 Northwestern for the sixth time in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, as it was announced Tuesday evening during the NCAA Selection Show on NCAA.com. The Flames advanced to the tournament following their 17th-straight Horizon League Championship.
Women's tennis player Kathryn Sharples has been selected as the UICFlames.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the period of April 22-28 as announced by the athletic department on Wednesday morning. Sharples delivered the finishing blow to defeat Youngstown State at the 2013 Horizon League Women's Tennis Championships this past Sunday as UIC notched its 17th consecutive conference title.