Illinois beat Penn State 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Championships at the Baseline Tennis Center on Friday.
The Nittany Lions’ Aws Laaaribi and Marc Collado won their singles matches in straight sets for the team’s lone points. Laaribi and Constant De La Bassetiere also won their doubles match, but the Illini took the other two contests for the doubles point.
The Nittany Lions now await word on making the NCAA Tournament. The draw will be announced Tuesday.