Women's Tennis


Alexis Casati
Alexis Casati

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Deerfield, Ill.

High School:
Deerfield

Height:
5-2

12/11/2013

Fall Season Recap

Illini Poised for Breakout Spring Season

11/03/2013

Illini Finish Midwest Blast with Top Singles, Doubles Records

Illini go 7-2 in doubles, 12-7 in singles play

11/01/2013

Illini Dominate Doubles, Tiebreaks on Day One of Midwest Blast

Team goes 5-1 in both doubles and tiebreaks.

10/31/2013

Illini to Host Midwest Blast

Tournament Runs Nov. 1-3; Admission is Free

10/12/2013

Three Illini Advance to Round of 16 at Midwest Regionals

Both remaining Illini Doubles Teams Advance to Quarterfinals

2013-14 (Freshman)
Selected as team MVP and Player to Watch for the 2013-14 season ... Won 15 singles matches, tying Louise Kwong for most on the season ... Went 7-4 at No. 2 singles ... Won 8 matches with doubles partner Melissa Kopinski, 7 of which were in the No. 1 spot ... Also partnered with fellow freshman Jerricka Boone to go 2-1 in doubles play at the No. 2 and 3 spots.

Juniors/High School
Five-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net ... First-team All-State honoree in 2011 ... Second-team All-State honoree in 2009 and 2010 ... Three-time All-Conference player ... Placed fifth in the State Championships in 2011 ... Three-time conference champion and two-time sectional champion ... Led team to a second-place team finish in 2009 ... Won the consolation bracket and placed fifth in the state tournament in 2011 ... Four-year honor roll member.

Personal
Born Alexis Christine Casati on July 24, 1995 ... Daughter of Michelle and Stephen Casati ... Both parents played tennis professionally ... Has one brother and one sister ... Majoring in journalism.

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