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JoAnne Karaitiana
  JoAnne Karaitiana

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

Last College:
Oklahoma State

Height:
5-7

Experience:
TR


TULSA - A returning letterwinner . . . owns a career 52-34 singles record and a 60-31 doubles mark . . . owns a 20-12 singles and 26-10 doubles record at Tulsa . . . named to the all-C-USA Doubles Third Team as a junior . . . came to Tulsa as a junior transfer from Oklahoma State University.

JUNIOR (2009-10) - Posted a 20-12 singles record and a 26-10 doubles mark . . . went 8-5 in No. 2 singles and 5-3 in No. 3 singles . . . compiled a 25-10 doubles record with partner Alexandra Kichoutkin . . . named to the all-C-USA Doubles Third Team . . . the tandem went 17-9 during the duel season . . . earned four doubles wins against nationally-ranked opponents . . . Karaitiana and Kichoutkin earned a season-high No. 21 ITA National Doubles Ranking . . . named the C-USA Player of the Week on March 30th . . . advanced to the singles quarterfinals of the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships, going 3-1 for the tournament . . . also advanced to the doubles quarterfinals at the Wilson/ITA Regionals with Kichoutkin . . . won the White 1 Doubles flight title at the Memphis Invitational. . . captured the North Doubles championship at the Razorback Classic.

PREVIOUS COLLEGE - Played two seasons at Oklahoma State . . . SOPHOMORE (2008-09) - Compiled a 13-14 singles record and a 17-12 doubles record . . . played primarily in the No. 1 singles position, going 6-12 in the top slot . . . went 3-0 in No. 2 singles . . . earned a 13-8 doubles mark with partner Nataliya Shatovskaya, with a 10-5 record in No. 1 doubles . . . finished the season ranked No. 17 in the final ITA Central Region singles poll . . . earned a No. 12 ranking in the final regional doubles poll with Nataliya Shatkovskaya . . . advanced to the round of 32 in singles play and the round of 16 in doubles at Wilson/ITA Central Region Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah . . . advanced to the finals in both singles and doubles at the Aggie Invitational . . . FRESHMAN (2007-08) - Posted a 19-8 singles record and a 17-9 doubles mark . . . went 9-4 in No. 2 singles and 5-1 in No. 3 singles . . . earned a 9-3 record in the No. 2 doubles position . . . defeated Texas A&M's Anna Blagodarova in the Big 12 conference quarterfinals 6-0, 6-0 . . . won consolation bracket in singles "B" draw at the Baylor Invitational . . . paired with Iryna Tkachenko to win the doubles "B" draw.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was an Australian junior clay court and grass court doubles champion ... was a Junior World Top 200 player ... was a high school state champion in field hockey and volleyball ... was 3rd in the state in the track and field 400m for three years in consecutive years.

PERSONAL - Majoring in exercise sports science . . . daughter of Gary and Valerie Karaitiana . . . has two brothers, Dwain and Kai.