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Tina Rupert
Tina  Rupert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ljublijana, Slovenia

High School:
Gimanzija Sentvid Ljubljana

Height:
6-0

Experience:
2L


2014-15 Match-By-Match
2013-14 Match-By-Match


CAREER HONORS
All-American Athletic Conference selection (2014, 2015)
American Athletic Conference Player of the Week (4/7/15)
ITA Scholar Athlete (2014, 15)
American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team (2014-15)


UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
JUNIOR (2015-16)
Played in one tournament during the fall, the Rice Invitational... Went 1-2 in singles and 2-1 in doubles with teammate Rocio Martin... Earned her singles win over Marie-Pier Thiffault of New Mexico State (9/25), 6-1, 6-1.

SOPHOMORE (2014-15)

Selected to the All-American Athletic Conference team for the second straight season... Helped the Cougars make the NCAA Tournament for a second straight season and tally a program-record 18-match winning streak... Rebounded from an early-season injury to finish 13-9 in singles matches, including an 11-8 spring mark and a 6-0 record against American Athletic Conference foes... Made her spring debut against No. 57 Washington State (2/6), with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Victoria Matejevic... Scored a huge victory in Houston's 4-3 win over No. 48 Utah (2/22), with a 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 win over Jada Cheng... Came up with another win against No. 29 Dartmouth (3/28), defeating Jacqueline Crawford, 6-3, 6-2... Scored the clinching point in a win over No. 71 Tulsa (4/3), a 7-5, 7-6 (11-9) win over Marcelina Cichon that assured the Cougars of setting a program record with their 14th straight win... Followed that with a 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-2 win over Agustina Valenzuela of North Texas (4/5)... Won American Player of the Week honors for the first time after her wins over TU and UNT... Defeated Tulsa's Cichon again in the American Championship finals (4/18), 3-6, 6-2, 6-3... Posted a 13-4 overall doubles record, with a team-best .765 pairs winning percentage... Went 10-4 in spring matches and 6-2 against American opponents... Won two of her three doubles matches at the American Championship... Went 2-1 in singles play in the fall season... Defeated opponents from Oklahoma State and Kansas State at the CCLR Collegiate Invitational... Finished 3-0 in doubles action and won her flight, along with Maria Cardenas, at the CCLR Collegiate Invitational... Scored an 8-4 triumph over Marija Milutinovic and Allie Robbins of Ole Miss in the final.

FRESHMAN (2013-14)

Had one of the best freshman campaigns in school history, as she posted a 23-7 overall singles mark to go along Rupert action shotwith an 18-4 dual match record, earning her a spot on the All-American Athletic Conference First Team... Both marks ranked second on the team... Her .818 dual match win percentage ranked seventh on the school's all-time single-season dual match win percentage list... One of just three Cougars to reach the 20-win plateau... Led the team in overall doubles victories, posting a 20-8 overall mark, while going 13-6 in dual play... Garnered 2014 ITA Scholar Athlete honors... Led the team with eight match-clinching victories, including representing the clinching point in seven of Houston's last 16 victories to end the season... Clinched a 4-3 UH victory at No. 40 Washington (2/23)... Played at either the No. 2 or No. 3 position during the final nine matches of the season, dropping just one set during that span... Went a combined 12-3 from the No. 4-6 positions on the season... Won a team-best 10 straight singles matches from March 21- April 19... Went 4-1 against American competition... Won six straight doubles affairs from Sept. 2 - Nov. 4... Got off to an impressive start in her fall rookie season with records of 5-3 in singles and 7-2 in doubles play, the latter tying with Charlotte Phillips for a team-best during the fall... Singles campaign was highlighted by a Tennis Express Houston Open finals appearance in which she lost a hard-fought 6-4, 7-5 match to Solo Zinko of No. 22 Rice (11/4)... In doubles, she teamed up with Charlotte Phillips to win the NSU Fall Lady Demon Invite, in which the pair only dropped seven games during the entire tournament.
Career Highs at Houston (as of 12/11/15)
Highest Ranked Win N/A ---
Record vs. Ranked Individuals 0-1 ---
Most Wins in a Season 23 2013-14
Most Wins in a Season (Dual Play) 18 2013-14
Most Doubles Wins in a Season 20 2013-14
Most Doubles Wins in a Season (Dual Play) 13 2013-14
Longest Singles Win Streak 10 2013-14
Longest Doubles Win Streak 6, 2x 2013-14
Highest National Ranking N/A ---
Highest Position Played No. 2 ---

PRIOR TO HOUSTON
Prepped at Gimanzija Sentvid Ljublijana... Plays for the Slovenian national team as one of the country's top four players... Competed as an amateur in the prestigious Federation Cup in Israel for the first time in February of 2013 against Bulgaria and the Netherlands.

01/21/17
UT Arlington
UT Arlington
John E. Hoff Courts
10:00 AM
01/21/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
John E. Hoff Courts
3:00 PM
01/28/17
Abilene Christian
Abilene Christian
John E. Hoff Courts
2:00 PM
02/04/17
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
John E. Hoff Courts
1:00 PM
02/11/17
UTEP
at UTEP
El Paso, Texas
12:00 PM
02/12/17
New Mexico State
at New Mexico State
Las Cruces, N.M.
11:00 AM
02/17/17
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
1:00 PM
02/19/17
LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
11:00 AM
02/24/17
Washington
at Washington
Seattle, Wash.
3:00 PM
02/26/17
Oregon
at Oregon
Eugene, Ore.
11:00 AM
03/03/17
Kansas State
at Kansas State
Manhattan, Kan.
1:00 PM
03/04/17
Nebraska
at Nebraska
Lincoln, Neb.
11:00 AM
03/04/17
Illinois State
vs Illinois State
Lincoln, Neb.
4:00 PM
03/10/17
UConn
at UConn
East Hartford, Conn.
11:30 AM
03/14/17
Bowling Green
Bowling Green
John E. Hoff Courts
1:00 PM
03/18/17
Memphis
Memphis
John E. Hoff Courts
12:00 PM
03/23/17
Utah
at Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
2:30 PM
03/25/17
BYU
at BYU
Provo, Utah
1:00 PM
04/02/17
Lamar
Lamar
John E. Hoff Courts
12:00 PM
04/08/17
SMU
SMU
John E. Hoff Courts
1:00 PM
04/09/17
USF
USF
John E. Hoff Courts
12:00 PM
04/13/17
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
John E. Hoff Courts
2:00 PM
04/19/17
vs American Championship First Round
Lake Nona, Fla.
TBA
04/20/17
vs American Championship Quarterfinals
Lake Nona, Fla.
TBA
04/21/17
vs American Championship Semifinals
Lake Nona, Fla.
TBA
04/22/17
vs American Championship Finals
Lake Nona, Fla.
TBA

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