Caroline Ryba
Caroline  Ryba

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glenview, Ill.

High School:
Glenbrook South HS


09/25/2016

Gopher Invite: Day 4

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers finished strong after four days of competition at the Gopher Invitational at Baseline Tennis Center this weekend.

09/24/2016

Gopher Invite: Day 3

The third day of the Gopher Invite saw some hard fought matches for the maroon and gold at Baseline Tennis Center as they won two doubles draws.

09/23/2016

Gopher Invite: Day 2

The University of Minnesota women's tennis team continued to play strong today, the second day of the Gopher Invitational at Baseline Tennis Center.

09/22/2016

Gopher Invite: Day 1

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers' women's tennis team kicked off the 2016-17 season strong .

09/21/2016

Baseline to Host Gopher Invite

The Golden Gophers women's tennis team is preparing for the annual Gopher Invitational this weekend at the Baseline Tennis Center.

09/20/2014

Day Two Gopher Invitational

Women's Tennis

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2016 SPRING SEASON 
Named to the All-Big Ten team • went 12-8 in singles playing every single match at the No. 1 spot • went 13-7 in doubles going 13-4 with Julia Courter • went 2-1 against opponents who were ranked at time including a big win over No. 44 Lauren Chypyha out of Wisconsin • ranked as high as No. 120 in the country and No. 8 in the Central Region • had a six match win streak from Feb. 26-March 18 • named the B1G Athlete of Week on March 1 • sealed the doubles and singles point on numerous occasions. 

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
2015-16 18-12 14-10
Career Totals 38-24 31-19

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Invite: Day 4

9/25/2016

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers finished strong after four days of competition at the Gopher Invitational at Baseline Tennis Center this weekend.

Gopher Invite: Day 3

9/24/2016

The third day of the Gopher Invite saw some hard fought matches for the maroon and gold at Baseline Tennis Center as they won two doubles draws.

Gopher Invite: Day 2

9/23/2016

The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team continued to play strong today, the second day of the Gopher Invitational at Baseline Tennis Center.

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