The Gophers will take on No. 1 seeded Michigan in the quarterfinal round Friday
Seniors Tereza Brichacova and Aria Lambert won their final singles matches at the Baseline Tennis Center
Minnesota defeated Nebraska, 5-2, to improve to 15-6 on the year
Minnesota improved to 12-6 on the year, including 2-2 in the Big Ten
The No. 59 Gophers won their sixth match in a row
2014-15 FRESHMAN SEASON
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Played tennis at Ursuline Academy in Ohio finished her prep career with a 116-8 singles record and a 24-0 doubles mark, recording the most total (140) and singles (116) victories in school history named a national high school tennis All-American in 2013-14 was a two-time Ohio state singles champion and was the 2010 state doubles champion with her sister, Komal was the first Ursuline player to win both titles won two district singles championships and one district doubles title three-time sectional singles champion earned Ursulines' Team Award in 2011 and 2013 four-time First Team Singles Girls Greater Catholic League (GGCL) All-Star and two-time GGCL Player of the Year was a First Team Singles Greater Cincinnati Tennis Coaches' Association (GCTCA) All-Star two times and was the GCTCA Player of the Year in 2011 and 2013 First Team Cincinnati Enquirer All-Star in 2010 and 2012 and was the publication's player of the year in 2011 and 2013 four-time Ohio Tennis Coaches' Association (OTCA) all-state selection and winner of the OTCA Student-Athlete Racquet Award in 2012 and 2013 Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky (GCNK) Women's Sports Association High School Sportswoman of the Year in 2011 and 2013 LaRosa's MVP of the Year Finalist in 2013.
Considering a major in psychology was a four-year honor roll student in high school enjoys writing and leisure running most memorable sports thrill was winning the high school state doubles tournament with her sister, Komal, when she was a freshman and Komal was a senior sister, Komal, plays tennis for Syracuse daughter of Shahzad and Wardha Safdar born September 14, 1996.