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Top Flames Moment: Women's Tennis Defeat's Oakland, 6-1


Women's Tennis head coach Shannon Tully has received Horizon League Coach of the Year eight times
Women's Tennis head coach Shannon Tully has received Horizon League Coach of the Year eight times

June 16, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 – August 8), UICFlames.com will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames’ Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.

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Team: Women’s Tennis
Moment:
Shannon Tully Earns 200th Win as Head Coach of UIC Women’s Tennis
Date:
April 12, 2014
Location:
Bloomfield Tennis Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

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 KnoppeKeti Mebuke, Ann-Sophie Hahn and Veronica Lacerda all won in singles play.

LARGER PICTURE:
- At the end of her 13th season as head women's tennis coach of the University of Illinois at Chicago, Shannon Tully continues to cultivate a program engrained in excellence at UIC.
- She is an eight-time Horizon League Coach of the Year.
- Tully's career record stands at 201 wins and only 102 losses in 13 seasons in charge of the tennis program.
- The Ohio native has made a huge mark on a program which won 17 consecutive conference championships and made 15 straight NCAA appearances through the 2013 season.

PREVIOUS TOP MOMENTS

June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year
June 10 - Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
June 12 - Volleyball's Five-Set Win over Marshall
June 13 - Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase


 

 

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