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 won, 4-3, over Michigan State to improve to 16-6 with a 6-3 mark in the Big Ten
No. 55 Minnesota rebounded from a Friday loss with a 4-3 road victory against Penn State.
The No. 55 Gophers sit in third place in the Big Ten heading into road matches against Ohio State and Penn State
Gopher Tennis Player Julia Courter is featured in this week's G:60.
The Gophers take down Iowa 6-1
Women's Tennis Action
Julia Courter Action Photos
2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Totaled a 5-4 singles record during the fall tournament season Went 1-2 in singles and 1-2 in doubles at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 14-16) Was 2-1 in doubles when paired with Aria Lambert Defeated Krissy Lankelma in the opening round of the tournament Competed at the Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 14-16) for a 2-1 record Finished the weekend with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Wisconsin's Lauren Burich Paired with Yuliana Umanets in doubles action and worked to advance to the consolation final, eventually losing to Shelby Talcott/Christina Harazin of Iowa 8-3 in the consolation final of doubles play Qualified for the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships main draw with wins against Florencia Magni (South Dakota State) and Melanie Marlin (Oral Roberts) Fell to Tulsa's Maria Sant' Anna in the singles round of 32 With partner Yuliana Umanets, fell in the first round of doubles against C.C. Sardinha and Meghan Blevins Sat out the spring season due to injury.
2011-12 FRESHMAN SEASON: Finished the season 17-12 in singles and 10-15 in doubles Went 11-9 in duels and 5-5 in conference Won first three matches of her collegiate career to advance to the final at the Gopher Invitational (9/16-18) Won two matches to reach the Round of 16 at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional Championships in Tulsa, Okla. (10/20-24) Beat Michelle Farley of Tulsa 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in three-set match on 10/21 Defeated Michigan's No. 106 Sam Critser in a tiebreaker set; 6-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8) Played Sarah Landsman of Arizona in her NCAA Tournament appearance to an unfinished end In doubles, went 4-3 with Aria Lambert, 2-3 with Doron Muravnik, 2-4 with Tereza Brichacova,1-2 with Emilie Renault, 1-1 with Natallia Pintusava, and 0-2 with Alexa Palen Went 2-1 with Aria Lambert in Big Ten doubles play, defeating teams from Penn State and Ohio State Paired with Tereza Brichacova in the NCAA Tournament to take on Kim Stubbe/Susan McRann but fell 3-8.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Was homeschooled and did not play high school tennis Played in multiple USTA Pro Circuit Tournaments Reached semifinals of the 2008 18U USTA National Open Reached semifinals of 10K Doubles tournaments in Williamsburg, Va. and Amelia Island, Fla. Was a quarterfinalist at the 18U USTA National Open in 2009 in Tampa, Fla. and at the 18U USTA National Open in 2008 in Waco, Tex. Was ranked as high as 34th in the country and was rated as a five-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net.
PERSONAL: Undecided on a major Hobbies include going to church and going shopping Enjoys boating and jet skiing and used to play travel soccer Daughter of Lori and Scott Courter Born Sept. 16, 1991.