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Carla Zabaleta
  Carla Zabaleta

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mar del Plata, Argentina

High School:
Instituto Nicolas Avelaneda

Height:
5-4

Experience:
2L


TULSA - A two-year letterwinner . . . has a career singles record of 47-26 and a doubles mark of 49-25 . . . earned third-team all- Conference USA honors in the spring of 2007 . . . was a member of the Outstanding Doubles Team of the C-USA Tournament along with Kindsay Grimes, while also earning all-conference doubles team recognition . . . was honored as Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year in 2004-05 . . . was named to the all-WAC second team in singles and all-WAC first team in doubles as a freshman.

FALL (2007) - Posted a 3-2 singles record and 4-1 doubles mark in the fall . . . went 1-1 in both singles and doubles at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional, falling to the eventual runner-up . . . finished the Rainbow Wahine Invitational with a 3-0 record in doubles competition with partner Alexandra Kichoutkin and 2-1 in singles action . . . was ranked 27th in the Central Regional rankings.

JUNIOR (2006-07) - Finished the season with a record of 18-11 in singles and 20-11 in doubles play . . . was a third-team all-C-USA selection . . . she and partner Kindsay Grimes were selected the Outstanding Doubles Team of the Tournament following the C-USA Championship . . . was 11-8 in duel singles matches and 16-7 in duel doubles matches . . . advanced to the quarterfinals at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional, but lost in the first round of doubles to the eventual regional champions . . . finished the Kansas State Invitational with a 2-1 record in singles and 2-2 in doubles

SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Turned in a 5-3 singles record and 5-2 doubles mark in the fall . . . with Kindsay Grimes, advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA Central Region Doubles Championship . . . notched a win in the first round of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship . . . named Conference USA Women's Tennis Player of the Month for September . . . earned a No. 97 ITA singles ranking, and with Grimes, earned a No. 48 ITA ranking on January 10th . . . was a C-USA All-Academic selection and was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll . . . did not play in the spring.

FRESHMAN (2004-05) - Netted a 21-10 mark in singles play, becoming just the fifth freshman in school history to reach the 20-win plateau . . . won her first collegiate match at the Baylor Invitational . . . was undefeated at the Hurricane Invitational . . . was one of three Tulsa players to post over 20 wins on the season . . . was selected the WAC's Freshman of the Year . . . selected to the second-team all-conference squad . . . had a 20-11 record in doubles play, including a 17-11 record with Daniela Muscolino . . . began the season with an ITA doubles ranking of 45th . . . lost in the doubles semifinals of the Wilson/ITA Region V Championships . . . was selected to the first-team all-conference doubles team.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Had a World Tennis Association (WTA) singles ranking of 870th and a 786th ranking in doubles play prior to coming to Tulsa . . . was successful against players in both the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior top-50 and the WTA top-400 . . . was ranked 240th in singles and 132nd in doubles in the ITF.

PERSONAL - Majoring in management information systems . . . born August 8, 1985 . . . daughter of Marcela Galvalisi and Carlos Zabaleta.