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: Recorded an overall score of 15-17 in singles play and went 2-2 in the third position of Valley singles play... 5-4 overall score in doubles play with partner Emmie Marx.
2011-12/sophomore at Illinois State: Posted an overall record of 15-16 in overall singles play, with a 4-3 mark in MVC play... went 6-4 in doubles with partner Aniko Kiss and 4-3 in MVC doubles with partner Ariane Maack.
2010-11/freshman at Illinois State: Joined the Redbirds in January 2011 ... finished 8-13 in singles competition, playing primarily at the No. 2 position ... posted a 3-6 mark in Valley play ... went 8-13 in doubles play, posting a 5-4 record in Valley competition.
Prior to ISU: Attended St.-Ursula-Gymnasium Attendorn in Attendorn, Germany ... ranked as high as No. 230 in women's rankings ... ranked as high as No. 35 in the junior German rankings ... played in the third league at position one.
Personal:Born January 2, 1991 ... daughter of Rolf and Anna Tigges ... has one brother, Tinus ... majoring in agribusiness.