LADY MAVERICKS 2010-2011 ROSTER

Name Height Year Hometown (Prev School)
 Linda Aqvist     
5'6" Freshman Gotenberg, sweden
Giada D'ortona
5'6" Freshman Bologna, Italy
Monika Hadvigerova-Turk 5'6" Senior
Bratislava, Slovakia
Nikola Matovicova 5'7" Junior
Bratislava, Slovakia
Katarina Mlocochova 5'9" Junior
Bratislava, Slovakia
Mara Martinez-Romero5'7" Junior
Nules, Spain
Natalia Mayuk
5'7"Junior Belgorod, Russia/Mississippi State Univeristy
Daiana Negreanu 5'7 Senior
Alexandria, Romania

COACHES:

Diego Benitez - Head Coach

Marco Matteucci - Assistant Coach

Diego Mattar - Graduate Assistant 


Linda Aqvist
Height: 5'6
Class: Freshman     Hometown: Gotenberg, Sweden
Individiual Record: 

Prior to UTA
Aqvist comes to UTA from Gothenburg, Sweden where she was part of the Swedish National Team at the European Championships and was ranked 384 in the ITF Juniors... She was consistently ranked one of the top-4 juniors in Sweden reaching a high of No.1 in Sweden... she recorded wins over top-500 WTA players and captured the Swedish Championship last year.


Giada D'ortona
Height: 5'6
Class:Freshman
Hometown: Bologna ,Italy
Individiual Record: 

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Prior to UTA
D'ortona, a Bologna, Italy native was one of the top juniors in Italy where she achieved a ranking of 2.7 by the Italian Federation... She also was ranked as high as 240 in the ITF Junior rankings while collecting wins over top-100 ITF Junior players. In 2008, D'ortona captured a G4 ITF doubles tournament in Taiwan.


Monika  Hadvigerova
monika
Height:
 5'6
Class: Senior
Hometown: Bratislava, Slovakia
Individiual Record: 
2008-09 [Sophomore Season]
Went 4-2 in singles during the fall season... named SLC Player of the Week on one occasion... appeared in 20 matches as the Mavericks No. 1 singles player in spring... recorded a 12-8 overall record including a 7-3 Southland Conference mark... named SLC Tennis Player of the Week on one occasion... led the Mavs to a SLC championship and an appearance at the NCAA Tournament against No. 4 Baylor... compiled a 13-4 mark in the No. 3 position with teammate Katarina Mlcochova... partnered with Daiana Negreanu to post a 1-2 mark at the No. 2 position... won eight of her first 10 matches as a sophomore, defeating opponents from Arkansas State, UALR, Rice, Memphis, Central Arkansas, Northwestern State, McNeese State, and Lamar.

2007-08 [Freshman Season]
Hadvigerova was the number-one singles' and doubles' player all season for the Lady Mavericks as the UTA newcomer finished with 29 total victories... notched a 14-6 overall record in doubles' competition with teammate Klara Jagosova... finished with 10 victories in singles competition in conference action... advanced to the Quarterfinals in singles' competition at the 2008 Mean Green Invitational with a victory against Tyler Junior College... recorded her first collegiate win against Idalina Franca of UNT followed by a straight-set decision over Priscilia Villemond of Tyler Junior College... advanced to the Finals with teammate Jagosova at the 2008 Mean Green Invitational with a 8-3 decision over Texas Tech.. notched five consecutive matches at the number-two spot in the lineup with victories coming against top-ranked Rice, Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin, University of Texas at San Antonio and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... notched back-to-back wins over McNeese State and Southern Illinois... collected a hard-fought three-set triumph over Nathalie Wallin of University of Texas-San Antonio by scores of 6-4, 4-6, and 6-10... captured three consecutive matches in singles' competition in the number-one and -two positions in the lineup with triumphs coming against Southeastern Louisiana, Nicholls State and Texas State...defeated Yawna Allen and Nataliya Shatkovshay with teammate Jagosova of top-ranked Oklahoma State at the number-one position by a 8-7 and 7-4 decision... notched back-to-back victories at the number-one position of doubles' competition with Jagosova against Central Arkansas and Northwestern... named to the All-SLC Singles Second Team.

PRIOR TO UTA
In 2002 placed second in singles at the Slovanistka Cup and first in doubles at the Sunderman Cup, before finishing third in doubles at the Elite Tennis Association (ETA) Agas Cup... won the Winter Championship of Bratislava in singles three years straight from 2005-07, finishing in second in 2005... finished second in doubles at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Talentum Cup in Budapest... in 2005 won the Italian Open in London and the Annual Early Bird Ladies Open... placed second and third at the Slovakia Winter Championships in 2003 and 2006... helped lead her team to a second place finish in the 2003 Slovakia Championships and a first place finish in 2006.

Off The Court
Born February 19, 1989 in Bratislava, Slovakia... is the daughter of Igor and Iveta Hadvigerova... majoring in communications.


Nikola Matovicova
niki
Height:
 5'7
Class: Junior
Hometown: Bratislava, Slovakia
Individiual Record: 
2008-09 [Freshman Season]
Matovicova recorded 29 singles and doubles victories in her first season... earned All-SLC first team honors at the No. 6 singles position... collected All-SLC second team accolades at the No. 2 doubles position with teammate Maria Martinez-Romero... The pair posted a 13-5 record including ending the season winning nine of their final 10 matches... named SLC Player of the Week on one occasion... went undefeated with an 11-0 record in conference action... went 16-1 towards the end of the season... went 16-2 overall playing in the No. 4,5 and 6 flights... went undefeated in both singles and doubles in the conference tournament... named to the Capital One Bank/SLC Commissioner's Honor Roll... took win over No. 46 Yale at No. 6 singles.

Prior to UTA
Ranked one of the top-10 juniors in Slovakia... competed in several ITF tournaments.

Off the Court
Matovicova is the daughter of Lackova and Bratislava... born on February 28, 1989... has one brother - Filip... majoring in interior design



Katarina Mlocochova
kate
Height:
 5'9
Class: Junior
Hometown:Bratislava,Slovakia
Individiual Record: 
2008-09 [Freshman Season]
Micochova complied 27 total wins in her first season... named All-SLC first team in singles... named SLC Player of the Week on one occasion... posted a 10-2 mark in league play... recorded a 13-4 mark in doubles with teammate Monika Hadvigerova at the No. 3 spot... won seven consecutive doubles matches in conference action.

Prior to UTA
Ranked 32nd in the ETA 14 & Under Division... ranked 6th in Slovakia in junios... finished with a 23-32 overall singles career record and a 22-26 overall doubles career record.

Off the Court
Mlcochova is the daughter of Ladislav Vaskovic and Maria Vaskovicova... born on March 29, 1989... majoring in communication.


Maria Martinez-Romer
maria
Height:
 5'6
Class: Junior
Hometown: Nules, Spain
Individiual Record: 

2008-09 [Freshman Season]
In her first season, Martinez-Romero recorded 37 total wins in singles and doubles competition... finished the season with a 21-2 overall singles mark which ranks first in single season in winning percentage... named to the All-SLC singles first team and earned All-SLC doubles second team with teammate Nikola Matovicova... was selected as SLC Player of the week on one occasion... went undefeated in conference action recording an 11-0 mark... went 3-0 in the conference tournament... won 18 consecutive victories playing in the No.3, 4, and 5 singles positions... notched a three-set win over No. 42 Yale in the No. 5 flight.. collected an 8-2 mark in league play at the No. 2 spot with teammate Nikola Matovicova... the duo posted a 3-0 record in the SLC Tournament... named to the Capital One Bank/SLC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Off the Court
Born November 29, 1990... is the daughter of Vicente Martinez and Inma Romero... has one sister... majoring in


Natalia Mayuk
Height: 5'6
Class: Junior
Hometown: Belgorod, Russia/Mississippi State
Individiual Record: 

Prior to UTA
Mayuk, a transfer student from Mississippi State University played last season at MSU where she played mostly at the No. 3 position in singles and No. 1 in doubles... In her first season with the Bulldogs, she finished with a team leading 16 single's wins playing mostly at the No. 5 spot... registered 12 doubles wins which included her most notable win over 16th ranked-LSU.

Off the court
Mayuk is the daughter of Vladimir and Larisa Mayuk... born December 17, 1990 in Ukraine... majoring in business.


Daiana Negreanu
daiana
Height:
 5'6
Class: Junior
Hometown:Alexandria,Romania
Individiual Record: 
2009-10 [Junior Season] Was an All-SLC Singles First Team recipient... Capital One Bank/Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient... Wrapped up the season with a 12-3 singles overall and 9-0 conference record, winning all her matches at the No. 5 position... went a perfect 3-0 during the SLC Tournament... registered five straight wins from Apr. 10-Apr. 24... teamed up with Klara Jagosova where the tandem recorded a 7-6 overall mark and a 6-3 record playing at the No. 1 and 2 spot.

2008-09 [Sophomore Season]
As a sophomore, Negreanu played singles at both the No. 2 and No. 3 positions... went 8-10 in singles in dual matches... paired with Klara Jagosova at No. 1 doubles and a few matches at No. 2 with Monika Hadvigerova and Maria Martinez-Romer... posted a 9-6 record with Jagosova... finished with a 4-4 singles and 7-2 doubles SLC record... won five straight SLC doubles matches with Jagosova... posted a three-set victory over Lindsey Clark of No. 42 Yale University.

2007-08 [Freshman Season]
The UTA freshman recorded 20 total victories during the 2007-08 season... selected as the Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year. collected victories over No. 44 Tulsa, Central Arkansas, McNeese State, Southern Illinois, Marquette, Stephen F. Austin, University of Texas at San Antonio, TAMUCC, Arkansas State, Nicholls State and Texas State playing at the No. 3 position in the lineup... notched her first collegiate singles' victory in a straight set against top-ranked Tulsa by scores of 7-5, 6-3... captured her first career doubles' victory with teammate Sara Pesic over Central Arkansas by an 8-1 count... recorded a hard-fought three-set triumph over Peta Taylor of Sam Houston State... captured three consecutive matches in singles' action over McNeese State, Southern Illinois and Marquette... recorded back-to-back wins in doubles' competition against SLC opponents Nicholls State and Texas State... collected a straight-set victory by scores 6-3, 6-1 over Southern Illinois... defeated Monika Drabkova of UTSA at the number-three position of the lineup with a 6-1, 6-2 decision.

Prior to UTA
Was one of the top juniors in Romania... ranked as high as number-one for U16's... claimed 2 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments in doubles in Bulgaria and Yugoslavia... won an ITF tournament in Yugoslavia and a reached the semifinals in Bulgaria and Romania... finished second in the Senior National Championship of Romania... was a semifinals at the Junior Championships of Romania... ranked as high as 881 in the Woman's Tennis Association (WTA) .

Off the Court
Born June 21, 1988 in Alexandria, Romania... is the daughter of Luiza and Florin Negreanu... has one sister, Giorgiana... enjoys shopping, fashion and one day wants to become a fashion editor... majoring in communication and advertisement. advertisement.