As a sophomore (2004-05)
Finished the season with a 19-18 singles record...Won three straight matches which included a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 victory over Missouri State's Liz Garza in the championship of the Hurricane Invitational...finished with an 8-6 singles record in the fall and an 11-12 record in dual matches in the spring...went 6-4 in conference singles play...Also tallied a 24-13 doubles record, that included a 10-6 fall record...Teamed up with Monika Peciulionyte to win the Hurricane Invitational in which they defeated Wichita State's Spink and Ropoll, 8-1 in the championship match...In the spring, she teamed up with Pavla Mesterova to post a 14-7 singles record in dual matches...The team defeated #34 Helena Besovic and Karla Mancinas of TCU, 8-6...The duo produced a five-match winning streak during the season.
As a freshman (2003-04)
Named the 2004 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year...Earned all-SLC first team honors at both No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles...Recorded a perfect 8-0 mark in league action at the No. 3 position and an 8-2 mark with teammate Marketa Cizova at the top doubles flight...Owned a 19-3 overall mark in singles action last season...Rode a nine match winning streak through the bulk of non-conference play...Went 16-6 at No. 1 doubles with Cizova.
Prior to UTA
In 2002 earned second place honors in championship of Czech Republic in doubles action...Also in 1999, finished third in championship of the Czech Republic as well as finishing fourth at the Championship of Europe with her Czech team...graduated with honors from OA Vinohradks Prauge 7.
Born February 27, 1984, in Klatovy, Czech Republic...Daughter of Vera Novakova and Karel Novak...An international business major at UTA.
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