Women's Tennis Prepares to Host Saint Louis on Friday

Jan. 30, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Illinois State women's tennis team is preparing to host Saint Louis at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31 at Evergreen Racquet Club.

After the Redbirds were edged in both matches of the season-opening weekend against Eastern Illinois and Illinois, the Illinois State women's tennis team hopes to bounce back and gain momentum in this week's match against the Billikens.

"Saint Louis is always a good match," head coach Chris Hoover said. "I think they have a lot of new players, and I expect it to be a tough match."

In seasons prior, the Redbirds have faced the Billikens 11 times in the last 14 seasons, being defeated only once in the 2002-03 season at Saint Louis, 7-0, excluding tournament play.

Live coverage and results of Friday's match will be tweeted as competition progresses @ISUWomensTennis

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