Kate Gillespie successfully defended her No 1 singles title at the NJCAA Region IV tournament held at Waubonsee Community College. Gillespie won all three of her matches to earn a return trip to the national championships in May in Tucson, Arizona.Sam Pashon placed second in No. 6 singles and Kristina McWethy placed third at No 2 singles. The doubles teams of Gillespie and McWethy (No 1) and Miller and Pashon (No 3) placed second. Overall the team placed third and qualified to compete at nationals in May 2009.