"Margaret is one of our strongest doubles players and she'll continue there. She has a ton of potential and will have another solid year." -Head Coach Paul Peck
2012-13: Valuable doubles player who teamed with freshman Carolyn Pitman at No. 3 throughout the spring ... duo posted a 16-6 record, went 12-4 in dual matches and 5-0 against Patriot League opponents ... broke onto Army's career doubles wins list with 77 to rank eighth behind current senior Erin Colton (79) ... posted three singles wins in conference play ... named the team's Hardest Worker.
2011-12: First team All-Patriot League ... totaled 12 singles wins in dual-match play ... split time between Nos. 2, 3 and 4 singles ... won five of her final six matches, including four in straight sets ... played the final seven matches of the year at the No. 4 spot, earning a 5-2 record ... two setbacks came against rival Navy in Patriot League title match and against No. 8 Alabama in the NCAAs ... paired with classmate Carly Riney for a 15-2 doubles record ... winning percentage of .882 ranked first on the team, while the 15 wins listed third.
2010-11: Tied for the team lead for wins at No. 3 doubles with nine ... went 14-8 in doubles overall ... nine singles wins in dual-match play ranked tied for third on the team ... went 3-0 against Patriot League foes in singles and 4-0 in doubles contests ... finished the regular season with three straight singles wins over Lafayette, Bucknell and Colgate ... teamed with freshman Carly Riney for a pair of doubles wins in the Patriot League Championship - 8-2 over Colgate, 8-5 over Navy, both at No. 3 ... the pair went 5-1 in dual matches.
Background: Only local product on the roster, coming to West Point out of nearby Rockland County ... spent the 2009-10 season at the USMA Prep School in Fort Monmouth, N.J. ... finished runner-up at the New York State championships in doubles as a senior at North Rockland ... lettered five years at North Rockland, playing both first and second singles ... garnered all-state, all-county and all-region honors ... well-known player to head coach Paul Peck for some time ... the veteran mentor watched her play locally and described her as a "diamond in the rough."
Personal: Margaret Iliev ... born May 9, 1991, in Nyack, N.Y. ... daughter of Ivan and Ysabel Iliev ... National Honor Societ member ... brother, Jonathan, is a specialist in the National Guard ... major is Psychology.