Minnesota defeated Big Ten rival Wisconsin, 4-3, in Madison, Wis. Sunday to improve to 9-3 on the season with a 1-0 Big Ten mark
Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Wisconson on March 2
Minnesota hosts Marshall, Carleton on Sunday
Minnesota is off to its best start since 1997 after 7-0 wins against North Dakota and South Dakota State
The Gophers take on Eastern Michigan at noon and Northern Iowa at 6:30 p.m. Sunday
2012-13 FRESHMAN SEASON (AT COLORADO STATE): Went 15-15 in singles for the Rams as a freshman, going 8-5 in fall play and 7-10 in dual-match play Was typically slotted in the No. 3 or 4 singles position as played No. 1 doubles, going 5-15 overall Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors Was voted "Most Fun to Watch Play".
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Was ranked as high as No. 80 in USTA national rankings Won first national tournament at the age of 10 and place third at the USTA National Father Daughter Grass Court Championships with her father, Steve, in 2012 Reached the top ranking in the Southwest Section and finished her junior tennis as a four-star recruit ranked 73rd nationally according to tennisrecruiting.net.
PERSONAL:Majoring in sport management/business Was an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society in high school Most memorable sports thrill was winning the Bronze Ball USTA National Father Daughter Grass Court Championships Enjoys all sports and listening to country music Father, Steve, played tennis at Michigan State from 1977-81 and sister, Jordan, played tennis at UCLA in 2008-09 Daughter of Linda and Steve Heitzner Born Oct. 10, 1993.