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 Karin Andersson
Karin Andersson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Skene, Sweden

Height:
5-6

Experience:
3L

Fall 2000 (Senior) ? Voted team captain by her teammates... Entered the spring ranked fifth in school history in career singles wins (76) and tied for sixth in career doubles wins (56)... Injuries limited Andersson to just two fall tournaments, compiling a 3-2 singles record and a 2-2 doubles mark... Lost in the singles finals of the TCU Tournament... Advanced to the round of 32 at the ITA Southwest Regional before losing to ninth-ranked Chin Bee Khoo of Arkansas... Teamed with Katja Kovac to take third at the Vanderbilt Fall Invitational.

1999-2000 (Junior) ? Finished the year at 28-11... Won flight ?B? singles at the Baylor Tennis Classic... Placed fifth at Georgia Tech?s Yellow Jacket/Holiday Inn Invitational... Put together a season-high six match winning streak, lost once, then won five more in a row (9/25-11/6)... Also won six in a row once in the spring (3/4-3/19)... Her 28 singles wins were the seventh-best total in school history...Compiled a 20-9 record in doubles play... Her 20 doubles wins were the eighth-best total in school history... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

1998-1999 (Sophomore) ? Advanced to flight ?A? round of 8 at the Baylor Four-Way before losing to Brenda Vlasak from Tyler Junior College... Finished the season 30-11 in singles... Had a 13-match winning streak at No. 4 singles... Won 13 matches in a row, going undefeated for more than a month during the spring (2/20-4/5)... Won 20 of her last 22 matches to end the year... Finished the season ranked 17th in the region... Her 30 singles wins ranked as the second highest total in school history, behind teammate Katja Kovac?s 33 wins in 1998-99... Went 20-15 in doubles... Played with four different partners, but had the most success with fellow Swede Frida Borjesson as the two went 7-1 as a team... That pair ranked 11th in the region... Their win at No. 2 doubles closed out Baylor?s 5-4 win over #39 Texas A&M in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament... Andersson?s 20 doubles wins tied for seventh on the school single season win list... Received an Academic All-Big 12 award.

1997-1998 (Freshman) ? Became a member of the Baylor women?s tennis team in January... Won her first six collegiate matches (2/7-2/25)... Also won five in a row (3/23-4/5)... Finished her first season with the Bears 15-7 in singles and ranked 19th in the region... Teamed with Vicki Jordan to make up one of the top two doubles teams... The pair finished the spring ranked 10th in the region, thanks to a 10-7 record... Most notable win came over the No. 53 team of Marcial and Scott from Texas A&M.

Prior to Baylor ? Studied for three years at the Tennis Academy in Lidkoping... Won the Swedish Championships in singles 1997 and 1998... Won two Swedish Championships for team competition... Ranked No. 20 in Sweden.

Personal ? Full name is Karin Eva Andersson... Born on February 8, 1978... Is the daughter of Anders and Eva Andersson of Skene, Sweden... Has an older brother, Klas, and a younger sister, Anna... Andersson is a marketing and fashion merchandising major.

Andersson?s Career Singles Stats

Year#1#2#3#4#5#6Big 12OverallPct.High Rank
1997-981-27-47-1------9-315-7.682--
1998-99--1-01-019-21-0--11-230-11.732--
1999-00--1-03-013-6----6-328-11.718--
Fall 2000--------------3-2.600--
Totals1-29-411-132-81-0--26-876-31.710--

Andersson?s Career Doubles Stats

Year#1#2#3Big 12OverallPct.High Rank
1997-987-25-51-07-514-7.667--
1998-993-07-84-08-220-15.571--
1999-001-112-5--6-420-9.690--
Fall 2000--------2-2.500--
Totals11-324-185-021-1156-33.629--
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