Sixth-seed Minnesota opens the Big Ten Tournament with a clash against border rival Wisconsin, the No. 11 seed.
Minnesota defeated the Badgers in the first round and will face Ohio State in the quarterfinals at 2 p.m. Friday
Minnesota will the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play No. 11 Wisconsin Thursday
The Gophers fell to 16-7 on the season with a 4-3 loss to the Fighting Illini.
No. 59 Minnesota will play Illinois Friday at 3 p.m. and Northwestern Sunday at noon when it celebrates Senior Day.
2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Finished 2012-13 with a 20-21 overall singles and an 11-6 doubles record Marked the highest winning percentage on the team in dual match action with a .500 mark (12-12), playing at the third, fourth, and fifth positions Marked a 4-7 record in Big Ten play Closed out the year with a two-match winning streak Tallied a tiebreaker victory over Ana Tripolskaya in the team's Border Battle win against Wisconsin (Feb. 24) Posted a win over Misia Kedzierski of No. 52 Illinois on (March 31) Tallied a singles win against Carmen Sandor (Penn State) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament to help the Gophers to a 4-1 victory and an advancement Played for a 4-0 doubles record in spring play, 3-0 when paired with Doron Muravnik Had a 9-8 record in fall 2012 Defeated Ellen Silver/Annette Dohanics of Iowa in the final round of the Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 14-16) Lost in the consolation final of doubles play to Vroni Van Berlo/Sarah Gealer of Maryland in Kitty Harrison Invitational (Nov. 9-11).
2011-12 FRESHMAN SEASON: Started collegiate career with records of 15-13 in singles and 9-11 in doubles Finished 10-6 in singles duels and 3-4 in conference Played most of the season in the No. 6 position (7-4) All but two wins on the season came in straight sets Five of 13 losses ended either in three sets or in a match tiebreaker; one other loss came via retire due to injury Went 2-2 at Wildcat Invitational in Evanston Ill. (9/30-10/2) Went 8-1, with a five-match win streak, beginning at the Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. (11/4-6) and ending at the duel against LSU on 3/17 Defeated Nina Sertic of No. 47 Penn State (0-6, 6-3, 6-0) on 4/6 Bested Iowa's Ellen Silver (6-2, 6-2) to help the team advance to the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals Played with six different doubles partners Was 4-3 with Julia Courter, forming the fourth-best pairs duo on the team, and 3-2 with Emilie Renault.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Played high school tennis at Minnetonka under head coach Dave Stearns Won back-to-back Class AA state singles championships in 2008 and 2009 after placing second in 2007 Was an all-conference selection from 2006-09 Went undefeated in her sophomore year and never lost a set as a junior Held top ranking in USTA's 18-and-under Northern Region Five-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net.
PERSONAL: Undecided on a major Most memorable sports thrills were her Minnesota state singles titles as a sophomore and as a junior Daughter of Karl and Tana Lambert Born Dec. 19, 1992.