Caroline Ryba
Caroline  Ryba

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Glenview, Ill.

High School:
Glenbrook South HS


04/23/2015

Minnesota Eliminates MSU in First Round

The Gophers will take on No. 1 seeded Michigan in the quarterfinal round Friday

04/17/2015

Gophers Edge No. 34 Purdue on Senior Day

Seniors Tereza Brichacova and Aria Lambert won their final singles matches at the Baseline Tennis Center

04/05/2015

Gophers Top Huskers, Earn 10th Home Win

Minnesota defeated Nebraska, 5-2, to improve to 15-6 on the year

03/27/2015

Gophers Prevail at Rutgers, 5-2

Minnesota improved to 12-6 on the year, including 2-2 in the Big Ten

03/16/2015

Minnesota Upends Florida Gulf Coast, 6-1

The No. 59 Gophers won their sixth match in a row

09/20/2014

Day Two Gopher Invitational

Women's Tennis

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2015 FALL SEASON
Finished the fall season with a 6-4 record in singles play and 1-3 record in doubles play  started her season with a trip to the ITA All-Americans tournament going 1-1 including a victory over Washington’s Nour Abbes  had a fantastic outing at the ITA Central Region Championships advancing to quarterfinals in singles including beating a ranked opponent in Kelli Hine out of Missouri  at the Thunderbird Invitational she won a singles match over California’s Audrey Mayer and won a doubles match with teammate Mehvish Safdar.

2014-15
FRESHMAN SEASON
Finished the season 20-12 in singles and 17-9 in doubles • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree • went 11-5 in both singles and doubles at the Baseline Tennis Center • on the spring, went 14-7 in singles and 10-7 in doubles • played at Nos. 1 and 2 singles and Nos. 1 and 3 doubles • became the first Gopher freshman since 2011 to win at the No. 1 singles position against a Division I opponent and finished 3-0 at that spot in the lineup • went 11-7 at No. 2 • won 10 of her first 11 singles matches on the dual season • had five Big Ten singles wins • had a 10-5 doubles record with Mehvish Safdar • duo led the team with six conference wins and won six straight matches from March 16 to April 5 • capped her first collegiate fall season 6-5 in singles and 7-2 in doubles • placed third at the Gopher Invitational in singles (Sept. 19-21) • as a qualifier, reached the round of 16 at the ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 16-20) • won a Gopher Invitational doubles title with Aria Lambert and had second-place finishes with Safdar and Jessika Mozia at the tournament (Sept. 19-21) • won a pair of doubles matches at the Big Green Invitational alongside Kendall Heitzner (Oct. 31-Nov. 2).

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Was a four-time All-Central Suburban League and a two-time all-state honoree • was Glenbrook South High School's most valuable player three times • won five Level 2 Midwest tournaments and many lower level tournaments • finished junior tennis with a No. 31 ranking in the United States and a No. 2 ranking in the state of Illinois among Class of 2014 high school graduates according to tennisrecruiting.net • listed as a five-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net • went 24-0 in her junior year to earn the first seed at the IHSA State tournament • won her conference in her sophomore, junior, and senior years • won sectionals as a sophomore and as a junior.

PERSONAL
Plans to major in biomedical engineering • was on her high school honor roll, received awards in biology, chemistry, physics, AP Chemistry, and English, and finished high school with a 4.25 grade point average • enjoys listening to music, running, yoga, and reading • most memorable sports thrills were winning the 2010 G16s Midwest Open and going undefeated (24-0) in her junior season of high school tennis, earning the No. 1 seed at the IHSA State tournament • daughter of Danuta and Bogdan Ryba • born June 28, 1996.

Caroline Ryba's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2014-15 20-12 17-9
Career Totals 20-12 17-9

MORE HEADLINES

Ryba Named to All-Big Ten Team

5/5/2016

Caroline Ryba has been named to the All-Big Ten Team for her excellence this season, the conference announced Thursday.

Gophers Fall in B1G Tournament

4/28/2016

Minnesota battled down to the wire but fell 4-1 to Wisconsin in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament this afternoon.

Gophers Ready for Border Battle Rematch

4/25/2016

Minnesota made the Big Ten Tournament and will be the first match taking on Wisconsin Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Michigan State Tennis Facilities.

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