Support The Cats

Support NU Women's Tennis

Under head coach Claire Pollard, the Wildcats have been one of the most dominant programs in Big Ten history, claiming a conference regular-season and/or tournament title 16 straight years from 1999-2014.

"Women's Tennis at NU has always been known for its commitment to championships and the mentality it takes to get there. A great work ethic in the classroom and on the courts are what we are all about."

—Claire Pollard, Head Coach


    The impact of your annual support:

  • Funds travel to ensure a competitive national schedule and allow the team to be ranked as highly as possible
  • Allows the coaches to recruit nationally and internationally and bring the best players to campus
  • Allows the players to play with the best rackets, string and grips, and to customize a player's rackets when appropriate

Season Highlights from 2016:

  • Maddie Lipp, Erin Larner and Alicia Barnett earned All-Big Ten recognition while seven individuals earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition
  • Thanks to the support of a small group of leadership donors, installed PlaySight Smart Court technology, an after-action review system that allows players to track activity and motion for later analysis
  • Northwestern advanced to NCAA tournament play for the 18th straight year and ended Michigan's 37-match Big Ten regular-season winning streak