The Illinois State women's tennis team was defeated by Drake, 6-1, while on the road in its fourth Missouri Valley Conference match.
The Illinois State women's tennis team was defeated by Northern Iowa in the Redbirds' third Missouri Valley Conference match of the season Saturday.
Madeliene Baillon earned the lone point for the Redbirds who fell to the nationally ranked Shockers, 6-1.
Marquette proved to be too tough of a competitor for Illinois State, shutting out the Redbirds in every match.
Emmie Marx earned a No. 2 singles victory and helped earn the No. 2 doubles win.
Photos of the ISU Women's Tennis team throughout the current 2013-14 season thus far.
2012-13/junior at Illinois State: Posted a record of 22-13 overall in singles play... went 5-1 in the fourth position in Valley singles play... 8-7 record of overall doubles play with partner Heather Nisbet.
2011-12/sophomore at Illinois State: Posted a record of 8-12 overall in singles play... went 4-3 in the fourth position in Valley singles play... 0-1 record of overall doubles play with partner Ariane Maack.
2010-11/freshman at Illinois State: Finished her freshman campaign with an overall record of 12-19 in singles competition ... went 2-6 in Valley matches, primarily at No. 3 singles ... posted a 6-14 record in dual matches and finished 15-20 in doubles competition.
Prior to ISU: Attended Marymount School in Barranquilla, Colombia ... won a national doubles championship as a senior ... captured a pair of national titles in doubles as a junior ... ranked as high as No. 480 in the women's rankings, according to the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
Personal: Born March 4, 1992 ... majoring in business management and international business ... daughter of Juan and Lucila Abello ... has one sister, Maria.