Three men, three women selected for conference academic honors.
Putilina plays in the NCAA Singles Championships tomorrow
The Ute returns to action at the NCAA Singles Champions May 23-28.
The Utes fall to the Hurricanes 4-0 in the second round of the NCAA Championships.
Senior (Fall 2011): Went 10-5 in fall tournament singles play... reached the semifinals at the USTA/ITA Mountain Region Tournament and the consolation quarterfinals at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships... earned a preseason singles ranking of No. 64... upset Northwestern's 58th-ranked Brittany Wowchuck at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational... played in the finals of the blue bracket at the SDSU Fall Classic I... reached the doubles semifinals at Regionals with partner Callie Craig... the duo compiled an overall record of 4-3... teamed up with Paige Miles in doubles at the All-American Championships.
Junior (2010-11): Named the 2011 Mountain West Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Year... accrued an overall singles record of 25-14, going 14-8 in dual-match play including a 6-1record in conference matches at the No. 1 spot... named MWC Player of the Week four times... notched an upset win over Alabama's 24th-ranked Mary Anne Macfarlane... earned the MWC's automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Singles Championships... named All-MWC for singles for the third consecutive year...reached the singles finals at the USTA/ITA Mountain Region Tournament in the Fall... won the singles flight-A consolation bracket at the University of Virginia Fall Invitational...reached the consolation semifinals at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships... upset Princeton's 49th-ranked Bartlett in consolation play at the All-American Tournament... nationally ranked the entire year, ended at No. 95 in the final ITA poll of the season...placed on the spring Academic All-MWC Team for the third consecutive year... went 16-8 in dual-match play in doubles with partner Paige Miles, going 21-13 overall...the duo was named to All-MWC for doubles for the second consecutive year... in the fall the pair won the doubles title at the USTA/ITA Mountain Region Tournament... the duo reached the consolation quarterfinals at the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships.
Sophomore (2009-10): Earned first ITA national ranking of collegiate career in April, coming in at No. 83... bounced back from an ankle injury in January to go 11-8 in dual-match play at the No. 1 singles position, accruing an overall record of 17-12... named the 2010 ITA Mountain Region Player to Watch... clinched the Utes' upset of 29th-ranked UNLV by upsetting No. 37 Kristina Nedeltcheva, also upset SDSU's No. 50 Julia Trunk...earned MWC Player of the Week honors for the week of April 7... reached the quarterfinal round of the singles main draw at the Wilson/ITA Mountain Region Championships in the fall as well as the flight-A quarterfinal round at the BYU Invitational...participated in the pre-qualifying rounds at the Riviera/ITA All-Americans... placed on the spring Academic All-MWC team...named to the All-MWC Team for both singles and doubles with partner Paige Miles... the duo went 12-8 primarily at the No. 1 doubles spot, going 18-12 overall, and ended the season nationally-ranked at No. 81... the Utah tandem upset the 42nd-ranked team of Natasha Marks and Alex Naydenova in the Utes win over No.50 Arizona... made the doubles semifinal round of the BYU Invitational in the fall as well as the round of 32 at the Wilson/ITA Mountain Region Championships.
Freshman (2008-09): Named to the All-MWC team for her outstanding singles performances...compiled an overall record of 17-19, going 11-10 in dual-match play from the first position...netted a 3-4 conference record...clinched the match point for the Utes in a, 5-2, win over longtime rival Washington State ...defeated three top 125-ranked opponents in dual-match play, including Virginia's 42nd-ranked Jennifer Stevens (6-2, 4-6, 6-2)... made the singles flight-A semifinal round at the BYU Invitational, the main draw singles round of 32 at the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships and the singles consolation draw quarterfinals at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational...went undefeated in the fall in doubles play with partner Erin Monson at the Jack Taylor Invitational in the fall...the duo made it to the finals at the BYU Invitational...compiled an 6-5 doubles record... teamed up with Lisa Johnson in the spring for dual-match play primarily at the No. 2 doubles position...the duo accrued an overall record of 11-12...went 11-9 in dual play and 6-1 in conference...earned the MWC Scholar-Athlete Award for excellence in academics...named to the spring MWC Academic All-Conference team.
High School/Juniors: No. 2 ranking in Russia in 2007...winner of G3 and G4 ITF tournaments...ITF top 200, WTA doubles 900...awarded a silver medal for education.
Personal: Daughter of Alexander Putilin and Irina Putilina...born November 13, 1991...majoring in Parks, Recreation & Tourism.