A vote of league coaches determines the preseason poll
Lady Bears return three from last year’s squad
Lady Bears fall in round one of the singles qualifying draw
Three begin singles qualifying action Sunday at Hurd Tennis Center
Kraus advances in consolation singles and with doubles partner Hinojosa
Prep/Juniors: Ranked as high as No. 183 by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was rated No. 810 in singles and No. 760 in doubles at the time of her signing by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)... Appearing as a finalist at the RPM Junior Open (Grade 1 tournament) in Vestec, Czech Republic was a highlight of her junior career because she earned an upset victory over her 42nd-ranked ITF opponent in the semifinal round to advance... Won two $10,000 doubles titles, one in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and another in Chisinau, Moldova, in 2016... Reached finals in two more $10,000 doubles tournaments... In singles, her top result occurred in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, where she defeated the 334th-ranked WTA player in the second round of the main draw... She went on to be a finalist in the tournament.
Personal: Daughter of professional sportsman and ice hockey coach Vadym Shakhraichuk and Suitlana Shakhraichuk... Undecided major.