Golden Eagles will take on Ball State and IUPUI-FW
MU hosts Iowa, Western Illinois and Milwaukee
Golden Eagles take on the UIC Flames at 10 a.m.
Golden Eagles look to continue strong tournament play
Action resumes Saturday morning at 9 a.m.
Marquette's women's tennis team is young - but they look to pave the way towards success by developing as a team.
Pimienta's Career Stats
Junior (2013-14) - Owned the No. 1 singles position for the squad this season, compiling an 11-13 record... Also saw action in all three doubles spots, faring a 12-11 record... Played most of her matched with Aina Hernandez-Soler in which the duo compiled a 7-3 record in their last ten matches together... Was named BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the week (Jan. 29) for the first time in her career after she helped MU to a 5-2 victory over the Universityof Illinois-Chicago with a 6-1, 6-1 win at the No. 1 singles spot and a 6-2 doubles victory at No. 3 with Vanessa Foltinger.
Sophomore (2012-13) - Named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team ...Totaled a record of 8-18 in the 2012-2013 campaign, seeing all of her singles play at court No. 1... Pimienta found success in doubles play, going 16-11 on the season, playing 26 of those matches with Erin Gebes... Presented with the annual awards of Most Improved and Dedication at the year-end tennis banquet.
Freshman (2011-12) - Pimienta finished her first MU campaign with a 15-14 singles record, which includes three victories at the BIG EAST Championships. At the adidas IU Winter Invitational, she reeled off an undefeated weekend with three consecutive victories. Partnered with Rocio Diaz at the No. 2 position for the majority of the dual season, the duo earned a team-best 12-7 doubles record. Received MU's Academic Award. Earned first letter.
Prior to Marquette- Pimienta attended La Universidad Autonoma De Aguascalientes in La Herradura, Mexico. She was named Player of the Year in 2011 by the State Association of Tennis. Pimienta was a regional and sectional champion four years in a row (2005-2008), as well as a national doubles champion for three consecutive years (2006-2008).
Personal - Pimienta was born Dec. 5 1992, in Aguascaalientes, Mexico to Carlos Pimienta and Adriana Ibarra.