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Sona Novakova

Sona  Novakova

Graduate Student

Slapanice, Czech Republic

High School:
Brno Sport Gymnazium

Last College:
Armstrong Atlantic State


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129 Student-Athletes Named to Dean's List

The total topped the spring 2012 semester's 121.


More Than 300 Baylor Student-Athletes Honored For Academic Excellence

313 Named To Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.


Women's Tennis Opens Season Ranked No. 15 In ITA Poll

Lady Bears also have one singles player, doubles tandem listed.


WT Claims High Season-End Rankings

Three Baylor singles players and one doubles tandem end year in ITA top-50


WT Chosen as ITA Kick-Off Host Site

Baylor will serve as one of 15 host sites for the ITA Kick-Off Qualifying Rounds


Baylor Women's Tennis vs. Oral Roberts - 05/11/2012



Baylor Womens Tennis vs Missouri



Baylor Women's Tennis vs. SMU - 04/17/2012



Women's Tennis v. Texas A&M



Womens Tennis v. Florida


• 2011 All-NCAA Tournament Doubles
• 2011 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
• 2011 All-Big 12 Singles
• Big 12 Player of the Week (April 26, 2011)
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2011 Fall (Senior)
Competed in one tournament during fall season, going 1-1 in singles and 0-1 in doubles...Opened years as invitee to ITA/Riviera All-American and defeated highest-ranked player of career with three-set comeback win over No. 3 Kristy Frilling of Notre Dame, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4.

2010-11 (Junior)
Earned all-NCAA Tournament honors in doubles with partner Diana Nakic, combining to go 5-0...Selected to play in NCAA Doubles Championships with Nina Secerbegovic, falling in first round and finishing season ranked 39th...Compiled second-highest singles win total with 30-12 record, including team-best 14 wins over ranked opponents...Finished season ranked team-best No. 20 in ITA...Recorded team-high doubles win total with 30-9 record, including 3-2 mark against ranked opponents...Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year with 8-1 record at No. 1 position in singles play...Earned all-Big 12 honors in singles...Defeated No. 10 Bianca Eichkorn of Miami in straight sets for highest-ranked win of the season...Had 11-2 head-to-head record in two fall tournaments...Went 4-1 against ranked opponents in fall, winning the USTA/ITA Texas Regional by defeating SMU's 22nd-ranked Marta Lesniak in final, 6-1, 6-2...Reached Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships with win over No. 25 Reka Zsilinszka of Duke 7-6(2), 6-3...Won four of five matches through pre-qualifying and qualifying rounds of ITA/Riviera All-American...Had 6-1 record in doubles, teaming with Nina Secerbegovic to win USTA/ITA Texas Regional with 9-8(5) win over No. 47 team of SMU's Marta Lesniak and Heather Steinbauer...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prior to Baylor
Two-time NCAA Division II All-American at Armstrong Atlantic State...Earned Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year honors in 2009 and 2010, along with PBC Freshman of the Year honors in 2009...Compiled record of 59-5 in two seasons at AASU, helping lead Pirates to back-to-back NCAA and PBC team titles...Led Pirates to 28-1 record in 2009 and perfect 33-0 record in 2010...Won ITA Super Bowl of Small Colleges national title, along with back-to-back ITA Southeast Regional titles...Named PBC Player of the Week five times in two seasons...Also compiled doubles record of 60-5 at AASU, going 27-2 in 2009 and 33-3 in 2010.

Prior to Armstrong Atlantic State
Won 2007 $10,000 ITF Women's Tournament...Held No. 24 national women's ranking in 2007 in native Czech Republic...Won doubles senior national title in 2005, and singles and doubles U-14 national titles in 2003...Helped country win U-14 World Junior Team Championship in 2003...Placed third at U-16 Junior Fed Cup...Finished as runner-up in doubles at European Championships in 2003.

Born on Feb. 18, 1989 in Ivancice, Czech Republic...Daughter of Bohuslav Novak and Jarmila Novakova...Has one sister, Zuzana...Majoring in exercise physiology.

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