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Women’s Tennis: Northwestern falls to top-ranked Baylor and Texas in trip to Lone Star State

Katherine Driessen

April 11, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

As No. 5 Northwestern contends with its roughest season in 10 years, coach Claire Pollard is stressing the importance of learning from defeat. After dropping both of its matchups in Texas this weekend, one a close fight to No...

Women’s Tennis: Cats travel to Texas for two tough tests

Katherine Driessen

April 7, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Northwestern is not accustomed to losing. Just ask senior Lauren Lui, who is 34-1 in conference singles play and has been a part of three Big Ten Championship teams in her three seasons with the Wildcats."Losing is definitely not somet...

Women’s Tennis: Wolverines snap Cats’ conference streak, NU rebounds Sunday

Katherine Driessen

April 3, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

It won't be so lonely at the top anymore for Big Ten powerhouse Northwestern. No. 8 Michigan beat No. 4 NU for the first time since 1997 on Saturday, snapping the Wildcats' 81-game conference winning streak."(Michigan) played pe...

Women’s Tennis: Mosolova leads Northwestern into weekend with eighth-ranked Michigan

Katherine Driessen

March 31, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Northwestern may have dropped consecutive matchups in North Carolina, but junior Maria Mosolova is on the upswing after notching four wins last week. Mosolova will look to capitalize on her momentum this weekend as she searches fo...

Women’s Tennis: While You Were Gone-NU suffers back-to-back losses in first outdoor matches

March 28, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

After struggling to find a solid doubles lineup in the first half of the season, No. 2 Northwestern appeared to have finally struck a winning balance against Duke and North Carolina last week. But just as the doubles teams be...

Women’s Tennis: Top-ranked Wildcats still searching for steady doubles lineup

Katherine Driessen

March 3, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

When your team is ranked No. 1 in the nation, there are no bench players. Such is the mentality of coach Claire Pollard, who featured all eight of her players last weekend in different combinations in wins over Illinois and Ge...

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats knock off two top-40 foes with different doubles pairs

Katherine Driessen

February 27, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Heading into this weekend's matches against No. 39 Illinois and No. 14 Georgia Tech, coach Claire Pollard was worried about finding the right dynamic with her doubles pairings.After she completely revamped the lineup, the No. 2...

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats remain nation’s best behind leadership from lefty senior

Katherine Driessen and Katherine Driessen

February 24, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Lauren Lui's nickname, "Speeds," is an apt description of the way she maneuvers the court. The left-handed senior is known for her quick, bold play.But if you ask the team, there's more to Lui's name than meets the eye.Lui may cover the co...

Spring Sports Guide: Women’s Tennis-Northwestern hopes depth will reverse quarterfinal curse

Katherine Driessen

February 22, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Combe Tennis Center is strewn with banners and trophies that attest to the powerhouse No. 1 Northwestern has become over the last decade. Eleven consecutive Big Ten titles, five undefeated conference seasons and two ITA in...