The Lady Bears close the year ranked No. 17 as a team
The Lady Bears will host first and second round play in Waco on May 13-14
Baylor bows out of Big 12 Championship with 4-2 loss to No. 9 Oklahoma State
No. 15 Lady Bears open play against No. 43 Oklahoma at 4 p.m. (CT) on Friday
Shankle, Traxler, Van Zyl and Profit garner academic awards
Baylor WT vs Oregon Feb. 4, 2017 Hawkins Tennis Center
2015 (Freshman): Posted an 8-4 overall record singles record and a 4-2 mark in dual-match play in first season...Was hampered by ankle injury early in spring season...Didn't play singles dual-match until April 3, but then played exclusively in bottom three spots of lineup...Won four of final five singles decisions, including a three-set thriller, 6-4, 0-6, 6-4 over Wake Forest's Samantha Asch to clinch BU's win over the Demons in first round of NCAA Championship...Provided first singles point in 4-2 upset of No. 24 Texas in Austin to help Bears tie for second in Big 12...Won both doubles matches in Wake Forest and Texas matches as well...Finished 14-8 in doubles action with four different partners...Had most success with Kelly Anderson as duo was 8-2 overall and 6-1 in dual match action, including a 5-1 mark in conference play...Started collegiate career with four straight singles wins, including 3-0 record at season-opening Under Armour/H-E-B Kickoff...Downed No. 107 Stefania Hristov, 6-3, 6-1, of Texas A&M in only match against ranked foe...Went 1-2 at UNLV Rebel Invitational in only other fall collegiate tournament to finish season 4-2 in singles...Concluded fall with 3-3 record in doubles action with 2-1 record of Kelley Anderson and 1-2 mark with Blair Shankle...Was 3-3 in three different professional tournaments...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Prep/Juniors: Five-star blue chip recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net and remained in site's top-20 recruits throughout four-year high school career...Advanced to quarterfinals of USTA National Winter Championships with upset of third-ranked recruit Ellie Douglas in Round of 16...Ranked as high as No. 933 in the world by ITF...Won nine career ITF Pro Circuit main draw matches...Was ranked No. 1 in nation in 12s and 14s, and No. 5 in 16s...Ranked No. 1 in Southern California from 12s-16s.
Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Anita Alexandria Profit...Born Aug. 6, 1996, in Bellflower, Calif....Mother is Yvonne Profit...Has one younger sister, Mary...Pre-business major.