Women's Tennis



    Evgeniya Vertesheva  
    Evgeniya Vertesheva

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Perm, Russia

    Last College:
    Cal State-Northridge


    2010-11 (JUNIOR)
    Was named first team All-Big Ten by the conference coaches ... had the team's best singles winning percentage of .743 going 26-9, tying Leslie Hureau for the team lead in singles victories ... picked up three wins over nationally-ranked opponents, winning all of those during Big Ten play ... defeated No. 63 Sam Critser of Michigan in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1 ... earned a victory over No. 96 Rachael White of Illinois, 6-2, 6-2 ... topped Northwestern's No. 65-ranked Belinda Niu 6-0, 4-6, 6-4 ... finished the season ranked No. 114 in singles ... played 21 of her 23 spring singles matches in the No. 2 position ... teamed with Kayla Fujimoto for the majority of the season and went 26-11 in doubles matches ... her and Fujimoto ranked as high as No. 68 nationally.

    2009-10 (SOPHOMORE)
    Earned a spot on the 13-member All-Big Ten team ... tied for the team lead with 26 singles victories ... tallied a pair of wins over nationally-ranked opponents ... defeated No. 110 Jennifer Rabot of Purdue in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2 ... also teamed with Lindsey Stuckey to top the 20th-ranked doubles team of Rosalia Alda and Zsofia Zubor, 8-5, in IU's team victory over No. 10 Tennessee ... rose as high as No. 24 in the national doubles rankings ... finished the season slotted No. 84 ... filled the No. 1 singles position in 12 of 25 dual matches, rotating between the top spot and second singles slot with Leslie Hureau ... named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Jan. 26 by winning all four matches at Miami (OH) and Ball State ... singles flight champion at the North Florida Invitational ... went 3-0 in the WMU Super Challenge singles round robin ... advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA Regional ... arose victorious in seven of 10 conference singles matches ... compiled overall records of 26-11 in singles and 22-14 on the doubles court.

    2008-09 (FRESHMAN AT CAL STATE-NORTHRIDGE)
    Played at Cal-State Northridge ... finished her freshman season 11-12 overall and 4-6 against Big West opponents in singles action, all at the No. 1 position ... racked up a 19-4 overall mark in doubles play ... named to All-Big West Singles and Doubles First Team ... teamed with Brooke Doane to finish 19-2 in doubles action, including a perfect 10-0 record against league opponents ... that duo's 19 victories tied the single-season school record and the .905 winning percentage ranks second in school history ... posted a five-match singles winning streak during the season ... picked up impressive singles wins over UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, Harvard and Memphis ... won first career singles match on Feb. 10 against Leslie Bullock of Cal State Fullerton.

    PREP/JUNIORS
    Member of the Russian National Junior tennis team, ranking as high as No. 3 in Europe at the age of 16 and honored as a "Hope of the Russian Tennis" award established by the first Russian President Boris Yelstin ... participated in the 2006 Junior Australian Open ... singles and doubles winner of the 2002 Junior Kremlin Cup held in Moscow ... a multiple-time winner of ITF and ETA tournaments ... finished as runner-up at the European Junior Individual Masters in 2006.

    PERSONAL
    The daughter of Ludmila and Sergey Vertesheva ... born on March 15, 1990 ... majoring in Finance.

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