Illinois State women's tennis is back in action in the fall of 2013.
The Redbirds will now face off against top seeded Wichita State in the semifinals (13-10, 8-0 MVC).
Abello only has one loss to a conference opponent during both the fall and spring this season and also won a MVC Individuals championship during the fall.
As the only senior, Youngberg will play her final match at Illinois State's Gregory Street Tennis Courts against Drake.
Marx defeated Rebecca Pedrazzi, 6-4, 7-6 after Abello defeated Lucia Kovalova, 6-4, 6-3 earning the only points for the team on the day.
2011-12/freshman at Illinois State: In the No.2 position, posted a record of 14-9 overall and 4-4 in MVC play.... went 4-4 in MVC doubles play at the first position... named to the Valley 2012 All-Select Team
Prior to ISU: Ranked No.1 on Quentiqua high school tennis team... won the Boland Summer Tournament in No.1 singles and doubles... won the Tjaart Voster Schools tournament in the No.1 position... placed in the marlie Moclman Tennis Tournament.
Personal: Born April 30, 1992 ... daughter of Emsie Marx ... has three siblings, Izelle, Marna and Frans... sister Marna is playing netball at the University of Potchefstroom... majoring in biochemistry/molecular biology.