Knoppe captured her 92nd singles victory in the opening round of the Horizon League Championship against Detroit. Her 92nd victory ties her with former standout Mariya Kovaleva (2009-12), who won four Horizon League Player of the Year Awards. The Flames went on to lose 4-1 to Detroit in the first round of the tournament.
The Horizon League announced on Wednesday that 10 UIC student-athletes garnered Academic All-League recognition for the 2014 spring semester. Softball led the way with three honorees, while baseball and women's tennis earned two apiece. Men's and women's track and field and men's tennis grabbed one laurel each.
QUICK RECAP: The Flames earned a 6-1 victory in its first ever meeting with Oakland. The Flames swept all three doubles matches and went on to take five singles at the No. 2-6 positions. Mariana Palacios, Jana Knoppe, Keti Mebuke, Ann-Sophie Hahn and Veronica Lacerda all won in singles play.
The UIC women's tennis team's tremendous run of 17-consecutive conference titles came to an end on Friday. The Flames were eliminated in the opening round of the Horizon League Championship following a 4-1 loss to Detroit at the University of Michigan Varsity Tennis Center.
UIC seniors Jana Knoppe, Mariana Palacios and Kathryn Sharples were named to the All-League Second Team Thursday evening at the Horizon League Tennis Awards Banquet, held at Weber's Restaurant and Boutique Hotel in Ann Arbor, Mich.
The UIC women's tennis team looks to take its 18th-consecutive title as it heads to the 2014 Horizon League Championship, running Friday through Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Flames enter competition as the No. 4 seed and will face No. 5 Detroit in the opening round on Friday at the University of Michigan Varsity Tennis Center beginning at 10 a.m. CT.