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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 2018:

  • Northwestern advanced to NCAA Tournament play for the 20th-straight year. The ’Cats made it to the Round of 16.
  • A trio of Wildcats — Erin Larner, Maddie Lipp, and Lee Or — were named to the All-Big Ten Team.
  • In the calendar year of 2018, Larner completed her final singles season with an impressive 18-3 mark.
  • Larner and Lipp also advanced to the NCAA Doubles Championship. The duo cemented All-America status in doubles based on their top-eight seed in the tournament.