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.
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.
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.
- 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