Yuliana Umanets, Tereza Brichacova, and Paula Rincon Otero were honored as ITA Scholar-Athletes
Minnesota will the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play No. 11 Wisconsin Thursday
The Gophers fell to 16-7 on the season with a 4-3 loss to the Fighting Illini.
No. 59 Minnesota will play Illinois Friday at 3 p.m. and Northwestern Sunday at noon when it celebrates Senior Day.
Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Wisconson on March 2
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2013-14 SENIOR SEASON
ITA Scholar-Athlete Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Academic All-Big Ten finished her collegiate career with 37 singles wins and 23 doubles wins went 11-4 in singles and 5-7 in doubles as a senior won her lone spring singles match, 6-1, 6-1, over Carleton's Joyce Yu won the final seven and 10 of the final 11 singles matches of her career went 1-2 in spring doubles with Kendal Heitzner tied for the team lead in fall wins after a 1-3 start, going 10-4 had undefeated wins at Northwestern's Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 4-6) and North Carolina's Kitty Harrison Invitational (Nov. 8-10) went 4-6 in fall doubles.
2012-13 JUNIOR SEASON
ITA Scholar-Athlete Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Compiled a 9-14 singles record and 8-13 doubles record first three singles wins came at the Cal Nike Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. (Sept. 28-30) had three straight wins from Feb. 16 against Northern Iowa until Feb. 18 against Carleton paired with Julia Courter for an 8-6 victory over Wisconsin's Pernilla Wohlstrom and Lauren Burich went 5-6 during doubles season paired with Jessika Mozia also teamed with Natallia Pintusava (1-2), Julia Courter (1-3), Alexa Palen (1-1), and Paula Rincon Otero (0-1).
2011-12 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Was 10-9 in singles and 7-8 in doubles during sophomore campaign first three singles wins came at Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. (11/4-6) as part of a 3-1 weekend all but three wins were claimed in straight sets partnered with Natallia Pintusava for an 8-4 victory over Princeton's Monica Chow and Caitlin Bartlett at Kitty Harrison Invitational on 11/4 stayed with Pitusava to start the spring season and gathered a 5-2 record, including three wins over doubles from ranked opponents (No. 50 William and Mary, No. 75 Wake Forest and No. 46 North Carolina State) also teamed with Alexa Palen (1-2), Tereza Brichacova (1-2), and Aria Lambert (0-1).
2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON
Joined the team in January, did not compete in the fall hampered by injuries, went 7-9 in singles and 2-6 in doubles in the spring played at singles positions No. 2 through No. 6 won four of first six and three of last four singles matches won first two doubles matches of her career playing with Natallia Pintusava.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Played at the Europian Championship as a member of the Ukrainian team active in the professional tennis tour, making multiple finals appearances and winning multiple titles all around the world.
Born Aug. 25, 1992 daughter of Oleh and Svitlana Umanets has one older sibling, Dima enjoys driving and boating special interests include dance and photography majoring in business and marketing education.
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Gophers Tap Thompson to Lead Women's Tennis
Catrina Thompson comes to Minnesota from Notre Dame, where prior to her coaching career she was a three-time All-American doubles player
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Ryba Earns All-Big Ten Honors
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