Laura Ring

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Friendswood, Texas

    High School:
    Pendleton

    Last College:
    Texas Tech

    Height:
    5-3

    Birthdate:
    08/04/1989

    Experience:
    2L

    Hits:
    Right

    Laura Ring

    04/20/2012

    Tulane Halts Cougars' Winning Streak at C-USA Championship

    Cougars end 2012 with 10th-straight winning season

    04/19/2012

    Women's Tennis Blanks Southern Miss in C-USA Championship Opener, 4-0

    Cougars advance to Friday's quarterfinals against Tulane

    04/18/2012

    Women's Tennis Set to Face Southern Miss at C-USA Championship

    Cougars earn tournament's No. 6 seed

    04/14/2012

    Women's Tennis Completes Regular Season with Shutout Over Grambling State

    Cougars end regular season on four-match winning streak

    04/13/2012

    Women's Tennis Cruises to Road Win at Louisiana Tech

    Cougars claim sixth win in past seven matches

    SENIOR (2011-12)
    Rejoined the team for the spring season, making a huge impact in doubles play with an 11-4 record with partner Liselot Koenen at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions... won 11 of first 13 matches with Koenen before dropping both contests at the Conference USA Championship... clinched six crucial doubles points with Koenen... ended career with an overall doubles record of 35-12 in dual play... also saw action in four singles contests, winning three against opponents from Prairie View A&M, UTPA and Louisiana Tech.

    JUNIOR (2009-10)
    Recorded another stellar season in double play, posting an overall mark of 11-4 during the spring season... went 5-2 overall with partner Elena Kazakova, including a 4-1 mark at the No. 2 position... claimed wins in six of the final seven doubles matches of the season... made a five-win improvement in singles play from the previous season, going 8-9 at the No. 2-No. 5 positions... found success at the No. 4 and No. 5 spots with a combined 6-3 mark... reeled off four-straight wins, all coming in straight sets, against opponents from UALR, Concordia, Cal State Fullerton and Colorado State.

    SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
    Made her Houston debut against Portland State in the No. 4 position to win 6-4, 6-1 and teamed with Lucy Forward in an 8-3 win (Jan. 23)... moved up to the No. 3 spot to defeat Stephen F. Austin 6-4, 6-3 (Jan. 31)... paired with Jordan McCombs to defeat Montana State 8-1 in the No. 3 spot (Feb. 5)... moved up with McCombs to the No. 2 spot to defeat conference rivals Southern Miss 9-7 (Feb. 15) and Tulane 8-5 (Feb. 20) and defeated Memphis 8-1 with Lucy Forward in the No. 2 position (Feb. 22)... moved up to the No. 1 spot with Forward to defeat Utah State 8-5 (March 18) and Texas-Pan American 8-3 (March 28)... defeated Prairie View A&M in the No. 3 singles spot 6-0, 6-2 (April 10).

    BEFORE HOUSTON
    Attended Texas Tech where she was coached by Cari Groce.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Graduated from The Pendleton School in Bradenton, Fla., in 2007...coached by Mauricio Hadad.

    PERSONAL
    Born Aug. 4, 1989 ,in Houston, Texas... full name is Laura Elizabeth Ring... daughter of William and Nannette Ring... biggest influences in her life are her parents because they gave her confidence to push herself to become better at anything she pursued... hobbies include surfing, horseback riding and jet skiing... majoring in consumer sciences and merchandising.

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