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Women's Tennis

Big Red Welcomes Creighton, South Dakota This Week

Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska women’s team (5-1, 0-0 Big Ten) looks to extend its three-match winning streak as the Huskers host Creighton on Tuesday, Feb. 20 and South Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 22. NU will face the Bluejays at 6 p.m. (CT) and the Coyotes at 5 p.m. (CT). Both matches will be live-streamed on Playsight, and stats will be available on Match updates will be posted on X/Twitter at HuskerWTennis.

Scouting Creighton (4-2, 0-0 Big East)

  • Led by Head Coach Tom Lily, the Bluejays were 17-8 in the 2022-23 season, and have four wins this season: Minnesota State - Mankato, Northern Iowa, Central Arkansas and North Dakota.  
  • Creighton’s Malvika Shukla led last season's team with a 24-7 record and continues with an 8-3 singles record this year. 
  • The Bluejay roster consists of three seniors, three juniors, two sophomores and one freshman.  

Series History vs. Creighton

  • The Huskers lead the all-time series against Creighton, 31-0. 

Scouting South Dakota (3-6, 0-0 Summit League) 

  • This year marks Head Coach Brett Barnett’s 10th year of coaching the Coyotes, and the team has wins over Missouri State, Sioux Falls and Drake. 
  • South Dakota is led by junior Grace Chadick who had a 14-5 record in the 2023 season. Earlier this year, Chadick defeated Husker Jillian Roa in the ITA Fall Regionals.
  • The Coyotes are led by one graduate student, one fifth-year, two juniors, two sophomores and three freshmen. 

Series History vs. South Dakota 

  • Nebraska has swept all six meetings against the Coyotes, with a recent 4-0 victory in 2023.

Quick Notes 

  • The No. 25 doubles pair of Anfisa Danilchenko and Ana Zamburek earned their 10th win of the season and looks to continue moving up in the rankings.
  • Last weekend, the Huskers earned two 7-0 sweeps as they defeated North Dakota and Montana. NU now has four sweeps on the year.