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Alicia Pillay
  Alicia Pillay

Hometown:
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Last College:
Oklahoma Christian

Height:
5-2

Experience:
2L


05/01/2013

Vickers, Enrique Earn Spots In NCAA Women's Tennis Championship

Junior Samantha Vickers earns spot in singles bracket, while Vickers and sophomore Isaura Enrique will compete in the doubles tournament

TULSA ? A two-year letterwinner . . . transferred to Tulsa from Oklahoma Christian University prior to the 2001-02 campaign . . . made significant and immediate contributions to both the singles and doubles lineup . . . has a career singles record of 86-21 and a doubles mark of 67-28.

SENIOR (2002-03) ? Notched a 31-8 singles record, including a 9-7 mark against ranked opponents . . . owns the second spot on the Tulsa single season win list with her 31 victories this season and seventh on Tulsa?s career singles win list with 62 . . . chosen to participate in the 2003 NCAA Women?s Tennis Singles Championships, but fell to Texas A&M?s 71st-ranked Jessica Roland, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0, in the first round . . . completed the season as the top Central Region singles player . . . teamed up with Aleksandra Durska to post a 23-12 mark . . . the duo faced 12 ranked opponents, including seven in the top-25 . . . with Durska, ranked as high as the No. 30 doubles tandem, but fell out of the polls on April 28 . . . with Durska, completed the season as the No. 5 ranked Central Region doubles team . . . named the WAC Women?s Tennis Player of the Week on February 10 and March 3 . . . the WAC Player of the Month for October . . . the 2002 Omni Hotels Women?s Tennis Central Region Singles Champion . . . earned all-WAC first-team singles and doubles accolades . . . named the Regional ITA Senior Player of the Year . . . a member of the 2003 TU Ultimate Team . . . Tulsa Women?s Tennis Co-Player of the Year . . . chosen as the GTR Athlete Profile of the Month for April . . . named to the All-WAC Scholar Athlete Team.

JUNIOR (2001-02) ? Posted the second-most single-season wins during her first season at Tulsa with a 31-11 singles record . . . her 31 victories tied former Hurricane two-time All-American Anousjka van Exel (1997-99) for second on TU's single-season win list for singles players . . . posted a 19-4 dual record, including 13-3 at the top singles position and 6-1 at the No. 2 slot . . . named the 2002 ITA Central Region Player to Watch and was selected to the all-WAC first team in singles and to the all-conference doubles second team . . . selected to compete in the NCAA Singles Championships, becoming just the second player in school history to be picked . . . advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a first round, 6-3, 6-2, victory over Erica Perkins of Washington State . . . fell to No. 7 Agata Cioroch of Georgia in the second round . . . concluded the season as the top-ranked singles player in the Central Region and, with partner Jana Sedivec, was ranked as the seventh-best doubles team in the region . . . broke into the national rankings at No. 109 on December 11 . . . completed the season ranked No. 72 . . . won 11 of her final 12 singles matches of the season . . . defeated 12th-ranked Sarah Borwell of Houston, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, in her biggest upset of the season . . . named the WAC Tennis Player of the Week on April 1 . . . teamed with Sedivec to chalk up a 17-8 doubles record at the top slot . . . the duo had a 14-8 dual mark and was ranked as high as No. 51 nationally . . . recorded a 12-4 singles mark and a 6-4 doubles record during the fall campaign . . . won four straight singles matches, including a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win over #56 Alena Jecminkova of Kansas State, before falling in the semifinals of the Central Region Championships . . . won seven of her last eight singles contests to conclude the fall campaign.

PRIOR TO TULSA ? Earned one letter at Oklahoma Christian University . . . chalked up a 24-2 singles record and a doubles mark of 23-4 . . . completed the season ranked fifth nationally in singles and doubles among NAIA players . . . attended Boca Preparatory School in Florida . . . won the German Open in 1997 and 1998 and the Swiss Open in 1997 . . . represented South Africa at the Seventh All-Africa Games (winners of Woman?s Team Event Gold) and was a member of South African Women?s Fed Cup Team in 1999.

PERSONAL ? Majored in exercise science . . . named to the TU Athletic Director?s Honor Roll, the all-WAC Academic team and to the ITA Scholar Athlete team as a junior . . . a member of the all-WAC Academic team as a senior . . . born March 24, 1980 . . . one of two children of Morgan and Lynette Pillay.