The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team held their team banquet Sunday where they handed out team awards and celebrated the season.
Follow senior Maja Vujic and junior Mehvish Safdar as they show you what a day in their lives are like.
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers will be traveling to Florida Gulf Coast University in Estero, Fla. on Thursday to compete in the FGCU Fall Tournament.
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers finished strong after four days of competition at the Gopher Invitational at Baseline Tennis Center this weekend.
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.
2017 SPRING SEASON
went 10-8 in singles play • primarily played in the No. 3 position with a record of 3-5 • played in every slot except for No. 1 • went 3-1 in both the No. 4 and No. 5 slots • opened up spring season with a dominant victory over Molly Crum of South Dakota State 6-0, 6-0 • won her second match of spring season with another 6-0, 6-0 victory over South Dakota • won first six singles matches including a 6-2, 6-3 victory over No. 24 Mississippi St. • won a pair of matches on Feb. 25 in the No. 5 slot and No. 3 slot against Marquette and Milwaukee • was voted Most Improved by her teammates and earned the Coaches Award.
2016 FALL SEASON
Went 6-6 in singles play and 8-6 in doubles • picked up six doubles victories at the Gopher Invitational • won one singles match at the FGCU Fall Tournament • won two matches at the ITA Central Region Championships • finished the fall season with two wins at the Kitty Harrison Invite.
2016 SPRING SEASON
Named a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree • went 3-2 in singles play during the spring season • won her first three matches of the season defeating opponents from North Dakota, Milwaukee and South Dakota.
2015 FALL SEASON
Completed the fall season with a record of 7-4 in singles competition and 5-3 in doubles competition • at the Gopher Invite competed in the top “A” Flight going 4-1 including a battle of a win over Lisa Buss of ISU (7-6, 3-6, 1-0 (5) ) and posted a 3-2 doubles record • picked up one singles victory and one doubles victory at the ITA Central Regional • went 2-2 in singles play at the Thunderbird Invitational.
2014-15 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Went 11-13 in singles and 7-6 in doubles • Academic All-Big Ten • had a 4-9 singles record and went 0-2 in doubles in dual match play • played at Nos. 4 and 5 singles and No. 3 doubles • had a 4-4 singles record and a 5-3 doubles mark at the Baseline Tennis Center • had records of 7-4 in both singles in doubles in the fall • downed No. 119-ranked Maddie Johnson of Drake in straight sets at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 19) • won three consolation matches at the ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 16-20) • went 3-1 in singles at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 2) • won a doubles title at the Gopher Invitational alongside Kendall Heitzner (Sept. 20) • with Aria Lambert, reached round of 32 at the Central Regionals (Oct. 16-20) • paired with Lambert to defeat a duo from Boston University at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31).
2013-14 • FRESHMAN SEASON
As the team's only freshman, went 14-12 in singles and 6-9 in doubles • notched a 7-4 spring singles record and went 2-3 in dual-match doubles • went 7-3 at the Baseline Tennis Center, 4-3 in Big Ten play, and 6-5 in three-set matches • won seven of her first nine spring singles contests • had a 5-2 at No. 6 singles • went 7-8 in fall singles play and reached her flight championship match at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 20-22) • put up a 2-3 fall doubles record.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Went undefeated en route to winning the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) championship in her senior year of high school • was ranked as high as No. 5 in Canada Under-18 • claimed the Mid-West ITF Championship and Outdoor National Selection Under-18 Championship • finished in the top eight at the 2012 Under-18 Canadian National Championships after qualifying for it every year since she was Under-14 • finalist at the Under-18 Outdoor Provincials.
Economics major with a bachelor in science and a mathematics minor • was an honor roll student in high school • enjoys playing the piano • daughter of Dragos and Vanya Vujic • born March 27, 1995.
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