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

Katherine Driessen

March 4, 2010

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 28, 2010

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 25, 2010

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 23, 2010

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...