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 2017:

  • Maddie Lipp and Erin Larner earned All-Big Ten recognition while seven individuals earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition.
  • Northwestern advanced to NCAA tournament play for the 19th straight year and advanced to the second round.
  • The duo team of Alex Chatt and Maddie Lipp earned a second-consecutive berth the NCAA Doubles Championship and earned a victory to advance to the round of 16.