April 30, 2009
WACO, Texas - The fourth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team will feature four players in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships held later this month in College Station, Texas, the selection committee announced on Wednesday. Earlier this week, Baylor was selected as one of 16 teams to host first and second round matches in the team competition.
In singles action, returning All-American Lenka Broosova headlines the field as one of the 16 automatic conference selections. Last season, Broosova fell to eventual champion Amanda McDowell in the quarterfinals. Broosova ranks No. 33 in the latest Campbell's/ITA singles rankings and is currently riding a 15-match winning streak. She has a record of 27-6 this season, including 22-3 in dual-match action.
No. 39 Taylor Ormond receives her second-straight bid to the NCAA Singles Championship after falling to top-seeded Aurelija Miseviciute of Arkansas in the second round. Ormond currently holds a record of 27-19 overall and 13-12 in dual matches.
Jelena Stanivuk makes her first appearance in the NCAA Singles Championship after compiling a record of 30-6 overall, including 21-2 in dual-match action. Stanivuk, ranked No. 44 in the nation, currently holds a 13-match winning streak.
In addition, Broosova will team with Csilla Borsanyi in the NCAA Doubles Championships. Currently ranked No. 13 in the nation, the duo finished the regular season with a 23-10 overall record, 16-6 in dual matches.
Baylor returns to action on Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. as the Lady Bears play host to UT-Arlington in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Women's Tennis Championships at the Baylor Tennis Center.