Tina Rupert

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Ljublijana, Slovenia

    High School:
    Gimanzija Sentvid Ljubljana

    Height:
    6-0

    Experience:
    1L

    Tina Rupert

    07/10/2014

    Houston Earns ITA's Top Academic Honor Once Again

    Five Cougars earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors on Thursday

    05/22/2014

    2014 Women's Tennis Season in Review

    The Cougars qualified for the NCAA Tournament for just the third time in school history in 2014

    05/09/2014

    Houston Falls to Texas in NCAA Opening Round

    Cougars finish the season 21-6; best record since 2006 campaign

    05/08/2014

    Houston to Tussle With Texas in NCAA First Round

    The Cougars aim to claim their third NCAA Tournament win in program history

    05/07/2014

    Getting to Know Celia Fraser and Dionne Sanders

    Fraser and Sanders have spent four seasons with the Cougars

    2013-14 Match-By-Match


    CAREER HONORS
    All-American Athletic Conference First Team member (2014)
    ITA Scholar Athlete (2014)


    UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
    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 ranks 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 one-point (4-3) UH victory at No. 40 Washington on Feb. 23, 2014...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, 2014...went 4-1 against AAC competition...won six straight doubles affairs from Sept. 2 - Nov. 4, 2014...Got off to an impressive start in her 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...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.

    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.

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