In a recent series of ranking college tennis players from different countries, Universal Tennis rated Louisiana Tech’s Alexandra Starkova No. 7 in the nation among all Spanish women.
After a 15-win season and being ranked as high as No. 66 in the country, the program’s first national ranking in school history, Louisiana Tech head coach Chad Camper looks to continue that success on the courts with the signing of two international players to the 2016 tennis recruiting class.
Louisiana Tech had one of its most successful seasons in program history and it showed in the postseason awards as four Lady Techsters were named All-Conference USA which was voted on by the league head coaches.
No. 6 Louisiana Tech was attempting to pull off the first upset of the C-USA Tournament, but a tough doubles point loss and bad breaks in singles led to a 4-0 loss to No. 3 North Texas in the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Complex.
No. 6 Louisiana Tech found itself down 2-0 and on the ropes, but the Lady Techsters swung the momentum back in their favor to win five straight singles and take the 5-2 victory over No. 11 Charlotte on Thursday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Complex.
A new season starts on Thursday for Louisiana Tech as the team takes on Charlotte in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament at 3 p.m. at the Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
The 2016 Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship bracket has officially been set and Louisiana Tech earned the No. 6 seed and will take on No. 11 Charlotte in the first round on Thursday, April 21 at 3 p.m.
In its regular season finale, Louisiana Tech faced one of its toughest opponents on the spring schedule in 41st-ranked Rice and ended up falling 7-0 to the Owls on Sunday afternoon at the George R. Brown Tennis Center.