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    Feb. 28, 1998

    Women's Tennis Defeats University Of Illinois

    EVANSTON, Ill. - The Wildcat women's tennis team, ranked No. 22 nationally, defeated the Illinois Illini 5-2 at the Johnson Tennis Center. NU won four singles matches and swept all three doubles matches.

    Sophomore Katherine Nasser and freshmen Shannon Duffy and Colleen Cheng won the top three singles matches. Nasser, playing at the No. 1 spot, defeated Simone Kung 6-3, 6-4. At No. 2, Duffy topped Stacy Schapiro 6-0, 6-2, while Cheng took a 6-1, 7-6 decision from Megan Wise.

    The No. 1 doubles team of Nasser and Cheng beat Kung and Kara Loffelmacher 8-4, while the No. 2 team of Duffy and freshman Leigh Weinraub defeated Schapiro and Wise 8-6. NU Junior Laura Guignon and sophomore Jennifer Lutgert finished off

    U of I's Allison Gottlieb and Lisa Panique 8-3.