Women's Tennis

Huskers Welcome Redbirds on Sunday

Lincoln, Neb. - After a hard-fought loss to Harvard, the Nebraska women’s tennis team looks to bounce back as it hosts Illinois State on Sunday, Feb. 4 at the Dillon Tennis Center. Action will begin at 11 a.m. (CT), and the live stream and stats will be available on huskers.com. Match updates will be posted on X/Twitter at HuskerWTennis. 

Scouting Illinois State

  • The Redbirds are led by senior Tijana Zlatonvic who has a 4-3 record at the No.1 singles spot and a 17-16 overall in singles play. 
  • ISU’s Head Coach Maja Kovacek is in her 10th year as head coach and has led the Redbirds to three regular season titles and two NCAA Tournament appearances. 
  • Illinois State has a 26-2 record in league play for the last six seasons including a 8-0 record in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 2022-23 season. 
    Series History vs. Illinois State
  • NU leads the all-time series 9-0 against the Redbirds.
  • Last time Nebraska and Illinois State matched up in 2020, the Huskers won 4-0.  

Quick Notes

  • The Huskers are 3-0 in the No. 1 singles spot. 
    Graduate Maja Pietrowicz is 3-0 in singles and 2-1 in doubles. 
  • The No. 32 doubles pair Anfisa Danilchenko and Ana Zamburek defeated Harvard at the No. 2 spot to rack up an 8-2 record this season.
  • Lucy Loy’s double and two singles wins mark the junior’s 49th win all-time as a Husker.