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/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.