Maria Siopacha grabs year-end regional ranking
Siopacha tabbed as Co-Most Outstanding Performer
Colonials edged by UMass, 4-2
Colonials defeat Dayton, 4-0
Colonials head into tournament play with their best conference record in program history
2016-17: Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference...Named A-10 Player of the Week on April 18...Team MVP...Led GW with an overall 23-11 singles record in her first season as a Colonial...Posted a 13-7 singles spring mark, going 4-3 against A-10 opponents...Played exclusively at the No. 1 solo position...Led the squad with a 16-13 doubles record, going 11-8 in dual match play, playing primarily at the top flight...Won Orange Flight singles title at the fall Hokie Invite...Named A-10 Player of the Week on April 18...Fall 2016 GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member.
Prior to GW: Played No. 1 singles at UMBC as a freshman...Posted 12-9 overall solo mark...Saw time at all three flights for doubles, primarily at No. 2...Posted 9-6 overall doubles record...Received an ITA Atlantic Region singles ranking of No. 14 in the Jan. 2016 rankings...2016 America East All-Conference selection...Named America East Player of the Week on Feb. 24...Named UMBC women's tennis' MVP in 2015-16...Posted a 4.0 GPA as a freshman to land on the President's List.
High School: Member of the Cyprus Federation Cup Team since 2012... Tallied three singles and two doubles wins in international competition... No. 1-ranked junior aranked player in all Cyprus Tennis Federation junior categories (U12, U14, U16, U18) and in the Ladies' from 2009-13... Won 28 singles titles and 29 doubles titles in Juniors...Won three singles and five doubles Ladies' titles...Ranked among the top 300 juniors in the world (ITF) with two singles and two doubles titles in January of 2014... Received the "Best Junior Player of the Year" Award for 2013 from the Cyprus Olympic Committee... Received the Sportsmanship Award from the Cyprus Tennis Federation and competed on the ITF/WTA Pro Women's Circuit, recording two main draw wins and four qualifying round victories in 2013.
Personal: Maria Siopacha...Born January 2, 1997, in Limassol, Cyprus...Daughter of Stella Kakoyianni Siopacha and Costas Siopachas...Has old older sister, Georgia...A straight-A student throughout high school in Cyprus... Also competed in track & field.
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