Pair of Cougars advance to singles flight title matches
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2013)
ITA Scholar Athlete (2012)
C-USA Academic Medal (2012)
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012)
Missed the 2013 spring season due to injury... competed in five tournaments, posting a singles record of 6-8 and a doubles mark of 4-5... opened the fall season with a bang at the Auburn Invitational, defeating Tulane's Jacqui Katz (7-6, 6-4), UT-Chattanooga's Jovana Pecouski (6-0, 6-1) and Georgia Southern's Stephanie Woods (6-2, 6-0) to claim the singles flight title... also filled in for teammate Dionne Sanders in doubles play with Celia Fraser, winning the final two matches against opponents from Tulane and Georgia Southern for the doubles title... claimed her fourth singles win of the fall at the Longhorn Invitational, defeating Agustina Valenzuela of North Texas by a score of 5-7, 6-3, 1-0... teamed up with Charlotte Phillips in doubles play at the Longhorn Invitational, knocking off Texas' Begley and Gajic by a score of 8-4... partnered with Elena Kordolaimi at the Razorback Classic, going 1-2 with an 8-3 victory over Stephen F. Austin's de Haan and Terentyeva... dropped a hard fought 6-2, 6-7(6), 6-1 decision to Texas A&M's Anna Marmalat in the opening round of the USTA/ITA Regional Championship... bounced back with victories over Did Fatchikova of UTPA and Kelsey Sundaran of TCU to advance to the fourth round of the consolation draw.
Tied for the second-most wins on the squad in dual singles play with a 14-7 record at positions No. 3-6... posted a perfect 4-0 mark at the No. 3 spot and a combined 7-3 record at the bottom two positions... claimed first three matches of collegiate career... opened season with Houston's lone victory against No. 6 Baylor, blanking Dana Larson, 6-0, 6-0... followed up with a dominating win over Colorado's Camille Sabourin... also picked up big wins over opponents from Marquette and Kansas in tightly contested matches... won final five matches of the season and eight of the last 10, including a straight-sets victory over Southern Miss' Mackenzie Oskin in the opening round of the Conference USA Championship... tied for the most wins in dual doubles action with a 14-7 record at the No. 2-3 positions... teamed up with Laura Ring for an 11-4 record during the spring... also partnered with Dionne Sanders for a 3-2 mark... teamed up with Sanders to knock off No. 6 Baylor' s duo of Stainback and Llamas to open the season... won 11 of first 13 matches with Ring before dropping both contests at the Conference USA Championship... clinched six crucial doubles points with Ring during the spring... posted the second-most singles wins during the fall season with a 9-5 record for an overall singles mark of 23-12 for the 2011-12 campaign... made an impressive run through the singles consolation draw at the USTA/ITA Texas Regionals, winning four-straight matches including opponents from Texas and Texas A&M... won opening three matches against opponents from Southeastern Louisiana, Auburn and Oregon before falling to teammate Maja Kazimieruk in the silver flight title match at the Persona Legal Resources Cougar Fall Draw... went 4-5 in fall doubles action for an overall doubles mark of 18-12.
Four-year starter as the top singles player at St. Charles North High School in St. Charles, Ill... reached the state tournament all four seasons... named the Kane County Chronicle's Girl's Tennis Player of the Year as a senior... reached a national ranking as high as No. 175 in 2009 and was tabbed a four-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net.
Born on July 5, 1993, in Antwerp, Belgium... daughter of Henk-Jan Koenen and Irene Koenen-De Bruijne... has two siblings; Annemijn and Jasper... Annemijn played collegiately at the University of Arkansas and University of Missouri... moved to the United States from the Netherlands at age seven... majoring in kinesiology-health professions... wants to become a doctor and work in third world countries... enjoys snowboarding, biking traveling and watching television in her spare time.