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.
Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Wisconson on March 2
The Gophers take on Eastern Michigan at noon and Northern Iowa at 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Pauline Gilbert Action Photos
2012-13 JUNIOR SEASON: Marked a 7-7 overall singles record on the year, including a 6-7 mark during the fall tournament action Went 3-2 when partnering with Tereza Brichacova in doubles Opened the fall season with a doubles championship title at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 14-16) Paired with Frechette for the competition and tallied a 3-0 record Defeated Anastasia Hueffner/ Marcelli Magday of Air Force by a score of 9-7 in the final round Defeated Amy Ellis of North Carolina-Greensboro in the consolation final at Kitty Harrison Invitational (Nov. 9-11) Playing with Brichacova, bested Steph Falcon and Soumeya Anane (UNCG) in the consolation semifinal of the doubles bracket Defeated Jackie Lee and Sydney Smith (William and Mary) in consolation final by a score of 9-7 Competed in the team's spring dual against Carleton (Feb. 16) and tallied a two-set win at the No. 6 position against Grace Davis.
2011-12 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Went 7-6 in singles and 1-3 in doubles Won four of first five singles matches Won two of three matches at the Gopher Invitational (9/16-18) and had a 2-2 record at Northern Iowa Invitational in Waterloo, Iowa (9/23-25) Defeated Taylor Koeshrsen at the No. 6 position at the Creighton duel on Jan. 28 Beat Carleton's Bridget Doyle in the No. 2 spot on Feb. 26 Played doubles matches with Emilie Renault, Elianna Kantar, and Aria Lambert.
2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON: Was not a member of the team.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Attended Cours Secondaire d'Orsay in France and spent one year as an exchange student at Stillwater Area High School Was an all-conference honors at Stillwater Played club tennis under Frederic Godard in France Was team's captain and team's won the club's MVP award Also lettered in lacrosse at Stillwater.
PERSONAL: Majoring in finance with a minor in marketing Most memorable sports thrill was fending off eight match points in a comeback win against Cretin-Derham Hall in high school Hobbies include extreme sports and beach tennis Daughter of Christophe and Charlotte Gilbert Born Nov. 28, 1991.