Panthers Set to Conflict with Illinois State and Bradley
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The UNI ladies’s tennis crew hits the highway for a pair of matches towards Illinois State and Bradley this weekend. The Purple and Gold are slated to face Illinois State on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Regular, In poor health. earlier than heading to Peoria, In poor health. to tackle Bradley at 11 a.m. on Sunday.
Final outing, the Panthers fell, 5-2, to Valparaiso on the Black Hawk Tennis Membership in Waterloo, Iowa. In doubles motion, sophomore Thaissa Moreira/senior Valentina Caro defeated Amanda Tabanera/Isabelle Schoolcraft, 6-4, on the No. 2 courtroom. Senior Madeline Doherty/freshman Issa Sullivan defeated Mia Bertino/Allison McConnell, 7-5, on the No. 3 courtroom to clinch the doubles level. In singles motion Moreira fought by means of a three-set battle with Tabanera, dropping the primary set 3-6, earlier than bouncing again to take the second, 6-3, and third, 10-8.
Final Time In opposition to Illinois State
UNI final met Illinois State on April 20, 2019 in Bloomington, In poor health., falling to the Redbirds 6-1. Claudia Toledo earned the Panthers’ sole level in singles play with a 7-6, 6-4 over Tara Damnjanovic on the No. 2 courtroom.
Scouting Illinois State
Illinois State is 14-7 (2-0 MVC). The Redbirds’ longest win streak this season has been seven matches, operating from Feb. 10 to Feb. 28, the place they tallied wins over SIUE, Jap Illinois, Dayton, DePauw, Western Illinois, UIC, and Chicago State. The stretch included three sweeps and one 4-3 edge out. Austin Peay snapped the Redbirds’ streak with a 6-1 win on Mar. 5. The Redbirds have received their previous 4 highway matches, defeating Saint Louis, 6-1, and edging previous Northern Illinois, Bradley, and Missouri State, 4-3 every.
Main the Redbirds is freshman Tijana Zlatanovic, who boasts at 15-6 (2-0 MVC) document from the No. 1 singles courtroom. Followinig Zlatanovic is junior Penelope Abreu, who has a 10-7 (2-0 MVC) document and splits her time between the No. 3, 4, and 5 courts. In doubles motion, senior duo Jelena Karla Vujicic/Alicja Zduniak are 11-6 (1-1 MVC), splitting their time between the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles courts. Sophomore Tara Damnjanovic/Zlatanovic have a 10-7 (1-1 MVC) document on the No. 1 doubles courtroom.
Final season Illinois State went 6-7 (0-0 MVC). The Redbirds notched a 7-0 sweep of Chicago State on Jan. 31, and posted victories over Jap Illinois, Western Illinois, IUPUI, and Dayton. The Redbirds’ season closed on Mar. 11 with a 4-1 win over Southeastern Louisiana.
Final Time In opposition to Bradley
UNI final met Bradley within the 2019 Missouri Valley Convention Match, falling 4-0 to the Braves within the quarterfinal spherical on April 26 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Panthers had closed out common season play towards Bradley, falling 6-1, on April 21, in Peoria, In poor health. UNI clinched the doubles level towards the Braves with a 6-4 win on the No. 2 courtroom from Caro/Harri Proudfoot, and a 6-3 win on the No. 3 courtroom from Olivia Fain/Daisy Phillips.
Bradley is 6-6 (0-2 MVC), and are slated to conflict with Drake on Saturday, previous to their Sunday morning match with UNI. The Braves posted a win-streak of 4 matches between Feb. 26 and Mar. 12, posting a 6-1 win over SIU Edwardsville, 7-0 sweeps of Chicago State and Western Illinois, and a 5-2 win over Jap Illinois. Bradley additionally notched wins over Jap Michigan and Northern Illinois. In convention play, the Braves fell in a decent 4-3 match towards Illinois State on Mar. 27 and suffered a 5-2 setback to Missouri State on April 3.
Main Bradley is junior Sandra Maletin, who’s 9-2 (1-1 MVC) on the No. 1 singles courtroom. Sophomore Bozana Lojpur is 7-3 (1-1 MVC) on the No. 2 courtroom. In doubles motion, sophomore Nikki Perlwitz/Lojpur are 6-4, totally on the No. 3 courtroom.
Final season Bradley went 7-5 (0-0 MVC), posting 5-2 wins over IUPUI, Saint Louis, and Southeast Missouri State. The Braves edged previous Milwaukee on Feb. 16 and Northern Illinois on Feb. 23, posting 4-3 victories. The Braves’ season ended with a 5-2 win over Chicago State on Mar. 8.