Lady Techsters end the 2014 spring dual season with a 15-7 record
No. 5 seed LA Tech will take on No. 4 seed Marshall on Friday at 1 p.m. CT
Conference USA Tournament starts on Wednesday, April 16 in Norfolk, Va.
More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
The Lady Techsters fall to 14-5 on the season
SPRING 2014: Recorded an 11-5 record in dual singles and a 3-0 record in C-USA play ... Played at No. 1 and No. 3, but primarily spent time at the No. 2 spot ... Went 1-2 at No. 1, 9-3 at No. 2 and 1-0 at No. 3 ... Lost the first match of the spring season but then won eight straight, all in straight sets ... Won at UT Arlington (3/10) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 and versus Northwestern State (3/30) 6-7, 6-4, 1-0 (9) for two three set victories ... Sealed the C-USA Round of 16 win for the team in a 6-2, 6-3 win against UAB (4/17) ... In doubles, went 6-9 while parterning with Alexandra Starkova and Jazmin Britos ... Played every match but two at the No. 1 spot ... Secured the clinching point against conference foe Florida Atlantic (1/25) and Tyler JC (3/8) with wins of 6-3 and 8-4, respectively.
FALL 2013: Finished the fall season with a team-best 10-3 record in singles ... Advanced to the Main Draw Round of 16 of the ITA Southern Regionals with straight set wins over Ariel Morton (LSU) and Marija Milutinovic (Ole Miss) ... Won the flight one singles at the NSU Lady Demon Fall Invite with a 6-0,6-3 victory versus Tatiana Larina (Northwestern State) ... Reached the finals of flight one at the Ragin' Cajuns Tennis Classic and the Big Easy Tennis Classic ... Compiled a 3-2 record in doubles, partnering with Alexandra Starkova ... Reached the semifinals of the Big Easy Tennis Classic before play was suspended due to weather.
SPRING 2013: Named first team All-WAC in singles (No. 2) and doubles (No. 2) and selected as WAC Freshman of the Year ... Selected to All-Louisiana second team ... In singles, finished season with 11-2 record in duals and a perfect 7-0 in WAC play ... Played at No. 2 and No. 3 spots before settling in at No. 1 ... Won first career match in 6-2, 6-2 victory against Southern (3/9) ... Notched one of two points against nationally ranked San Jose State (3/22) with 6-2, 7-5 victory ... Received WAC Player of the Week for week of March 18-24 after completing a four-match weekend with a perfect 8-0 mark and having not surrendered a single set ... Won first ever match at No. 1 against UTSA (3/31) in straight sets ... Sealed conference win over UT Arlington (4/6) with 6-3, 7-6 (1) clincher ... Recorded a nine-match winning streak ... In doubles, partnered with Alexandra Starkova to go undefeated with a 13-0 record, primarily at the No. 2 spot, the best single-season doubles record in program history ... Decided doubles point with victories against New Mexico State (3/23) and UT Arlington (4/6) with wins of 8-6 and 9-7, respectively ... Clinched doubles point in WAC quarterfinal win with 8-4 victory over Texas State (4/25).
Prior to LA Tech: Ranked as high as No. 1 in U12, U14 and U16 juniors in Poland ... Won Poland's U21 Indoor National Championship in singles and was a doubles runner-up in 2011 and 2012 ... Ranked as high as No. 256 in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior rankings and as high as No. 1009 in the WTA singles standings ... Two-time winner of the Tomaszewski Cup by Microsoft (previously won by WTA's 4th-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska) ... Five-time Polish Super Masters Champion (top-eight players in Poland) ... Currently ranked 11th in the Poland Women's open division and 44th in the European standings.
Personal: Full name is Joanna Weronika Nalborska ... Nickname is 'Asia' ... Daughter of Wojciech and Ewa Nalborska ... Born July 25, 1993 in Warsaw, Poland.