Siopacha tabbed First Team honoree
Freshman earns final honor of the regular season
Colonials close regular season with a win
Colonials complete perfect weekend on Sunday
Colonials grab Atlantic Region victory
2016-17: Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week on Feb. 21 and April 25...Posted overall 17-15 singles record to rank third on the team in wins...Owned a 9-9 dual match mark, playing at the Nos. 2-3 solo spots...Went 4-3 in singles against A-10 opponents...Tallied a 14-13 overall record in doubles play with a 10-7 dual match mark, notching all but three decisions at the top position...Fall 2016 GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member...Fall 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
High School: Helped team become 2015 Turkey Schools Champions and went on to become finalists at the ISF World Schools Tennis Championships in Qatar...Finalist in U18 Turkey National Team Tournament in 2015...Finalist in both singles and doubles at U18 Turkey Championships in 2014...Helped team become both Turkey School Champions and ISF World Schools Tennis Champions in Australia in 2013...Won doubles at the 1st Qatar ITF Junior Open in 2013...Finalist in singles and doubles champion at the Tennis Europe Sadi Gulcelik Cup in 2013...Singles and doubles champion at U18 Turkey Championships in 2013...Also competed for ENKA Club team beginning in 2013...Reached an ITF ranking of 499 and has earned career-high WTA rankings of 1000 in singles and 754 in doubles play.
Personal: Melis Bayraktaroglu...Born Jan. 29, 1997, in Istanbul, Turkey...Daughter of Nuriye Hande Bayraktaroglu and Salih Bayraktaroglu...Has an older brother, Mert Cag Bayraktaroglu...Enjoys playing the piano...Intends to major is business at GW.
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