Jacob Wilson
Jacob Wilson


River Forest, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park-River Forest

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160



Redbirds Defend Home Court; Rout I-74 Rival Bradley, 6-1

ISU will look to build on Friday's 6-1 victory tomorrow, as they face No. 38, Drake. The Redbirds match is slated for a 1 p.m. start. Follow twitter @ISUMensTennis for live match updates.


Redbirds Fall to No. 72 Wichita State, 4-0

ISU lost momentum early Saturday in doubles action and could not regain the match momentum.


Redbirds Drop Match to Troy, 4-1

The Redbirds will wrap up play tomorrow against MVC-foe Southern Illinois at 10:30 a.m.


Redbirds Fall to No. 64 Buffalo, 6-1

The Redbirds will now continue their 10-match road trip March 28-30 at the Middle Tennessee Shootout.


Men's Tennis Cruises Past Penn, 5-2, Caps Off Perfect Weekend

The Illinois State men's tennis defeated Penn, 5-2, Sunday, giving the Redbirds (4-3), an above-.500 record for the first time this season and their first victory over Penn in program history.

Posted overall records of 17-25 in singles and 3-9 in doubles... Nominated to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Select Team at the MVC Championships.

Posted overall records of 4-7 in singles and 1-7 in doubles... Went 2-0 in singles action at the Tom Fallon Invitational the week of Sept. 24...

Prior to Illinois State
Tabbed as a four-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net ... Led Oak Park-River Forest High School to a third-place finish at the 2011 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) State Championship... Advanced to the fourth round in singles at the 2011 IHSA event, before falling in three sets to the eventual state runner-up ... Ranked No. 6 in the state of Illinois by TennisRecruiting.net, and No. 21 in the Great Lakes region... Placed fifth in doubles at the IHSA State Championship in 2010. Also recruited by: Western Michigan and Iowa.

Born June 2, 1993 in River Forest, Ill... Son of David and Maureen Wilson ... Has a younger brother, Ben ... Majoring in information systems.