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Big 12 Women's Team Profile: Texas

Big 12 Women's Team Profile: Texas
The Big 12 Tennis Championships are coming up and the teams competing are solid. Take a look at the team profiles and make your guess as to who will win the Big 12 Championships.

2017 Record: 12-7 overall, 6-3 Big 12

Head Coach

Howard Joffe has only been with the Longhorns for almost a full 2 seasons. He has an impressive resume and before joining the Texas team, he was the Texas Tech women's team coach for 4 years. His Red Raider team closed out their season inside the top 10 the last 3 years he was there. He also led his team to the NCAA championship match and to the round of 16 twice.

Lineup

Singles:
1. #42 Bianca Turati
2. #82 Neda Koprcina  
3. #80 Petra Granic
4. Anna Turati
5. Daniella Roldan   
6. Dani Wagland

Doubles

1. Neda Koprcina/Anna Turati
2.  Petra Granic/Daniella Rolden
3. Bianca Turati/Dani Wagland

Team Notes

Texas has a young team with a lot of talent. They only have 1 senior and one junior on their roster, the rest are underclassmen. Half of their lineup, in fact, are Freshmen. Even with their young team, Texas sits at #24 in the ITA rankings. The Longhorns beat #25 TCU in the regular season and will face them again on Friday, April 28 at the Big 12 Championships.


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