The Redbirds continue play this week against McNeese State on Thursday, March 14, wrapping up three consecutive days of competition in New Orleans.
The Redbirds come into the match against New Orleans having lost the last three competitions. Most recently, the team dropped a close match to the UIC Flames, 4-3 at home on March, 2
The competition marked the first home appearance for the Redbirds in two weeks. The last five matches for the team were on the road and took place in 3 cities across 2 states. The loss to the Flames also marks the first loss at home for the Redbirds this season who are now 3-1 at the Racquet Club this year
The Illinois State women's tennis team fell to No. 24 Illinois 5-1 in the opening match of the spring season Friday Jan. 18.
The team's momentum seemed to disappear on opening day but, Carolina Abello and Heather Nisbet were able to give the Redbirds a big lift with each picking up solid wins in both singles doubles play early in the competition.
Previous to ISU Graduated from Libertyville high school with honors...was named to the all conference team senior, junior, sophomore and freshman years...was selected as team MVP senior and junior year...served as team captain senior year...was named athlete of the week senior and freshman year
Personal Born February 23, 1994...daughter of Steve and Tammy Paulson...has one sister, Lauren Paulson who is 14...majoring in elementary education