The Golden Hurricane loses a tough match in tournament final
Tulsa overcomes a 3-2 deficit to defeat Memphis for the third time this year
The Golden Hurricane faces No. 33 Memphis tomorrow in the semifinals
The Tulsa women's tennis squad enters the 2013 Conference USA Championship as the No. 2 seed, will face No. 7 Marshall on Friday.
Senior Michelle Farley clinches the match for the Golden Hurricane, who have won its past eight matches
TULSA - A three-year letterwinner . . . has a career 49-25 singles record and a 46-19 doubles mark . . . helped lead Tulsa to a Conference USA Championships in her first two seasons, and helped the Hurricane advance to the NCAA Championship all three years.
JUNIOR (2012-13) - Owned a 19-12 singles record, including a 12-9 ledger during the spring season . . . tabulated a 23-9 doubles mark with partner Renata Kuricova, and recorded a 17-4 ledger during the spring at No. 3 doubles . . . posted a 7-3 singles record during the fall season, and began the season winning four of her first five matches . . . won the No. 4 singles title at the Aces for the Cure Tournament
SOPHOMORE (2011-12) - Owned a 15-7 singles record and a 13-8 doubles mark . . . became a main cog at No. 3 doubles in the latter stages of the season, and finished with an 8-4 record with teammate Michelle Farley . . . put together a five-match win streak during the fall and a four-match win streak to close out the spring.
FRESHMAN (2010-11) - Joined Tulsa in the spring and finished the year with an unblemished 6-0 singles record after joining TU in the spring . . . never lost more than two games in any match and conceded a total of just six games in her six wins . . . won twice at No. 4, twice at No. 5 and twice at No. 6 singles . . . competed against Conference USA foe Memphis and defeated Andrea Arques-Garcia in straight sets.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Was the No. 1-ranked player in Brazil (U-16) . . . won a junior South American Tennis Confederation event . . . also won an event on the Unimed Circuit in 2007 . . . reached the quarterfinals in three futures events in 2008 . . . earned a career-best WTA ranking of 890.
PERSONAL - Major is management information systems . . . born November 28, 1991 . . . has one brother, Bruno . . . daughter of Nivaldo and Maria Sant'Anna.
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