The Illinois State women's tennis team fell to Missouri Valley Conference foe Southern Illinois, 5-2, in its last spring match of the season. The Redbirds ended the 2013 spring season with an overall record of 9-9 and 2-4 in the MVC.
Emmie Marx, Madeliene Baillon and Gabby Phillips each earned Missouri Valley Conference singles titles.
Five players and one doubles team advances into Finals on Sunday.
The MVC Championships will resume Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m., but with a high chance of rain in the St. Louis area, the competition could be delayed or moved indoors due to inclement weather.
The Redbirds conclude third and last day of Northern Iowa Invite.
Photos of the ISU Women's Tennis team throughout the current 2013-14 season thus far.
2012-13/junior at Illinois State: Recorded and overall score of 13-13 in singles play and went 1-0 in the fifth position Valley play... went 2-0 in overall doubles play with partner Carolina Abello.
2011-12/sophomore at Illinois State: Posted a record of 9-6 overall singles record... paired with Stefanie Youngberg, went 7-2 in overall doubles.
2010-11/freshman at Illinois State: Won the No. 5 singles title at the 2010 MVC Individual Championships ... finished 16-15 overall with a 5-4 mark in Valley matches ... played primarily at No. 6 singles and went 4-6 in doubles competition.
Prior to ISU:Attended Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. ... placed second in state and regional competition and captured a district title as a senior.
Personal: Born March 28, 1993 ... daughter of Jeremy and Sharon Phillips ... has one sister, Lindsay ... majoring in international business.