As a junior (2004-05)
Ended with a 18-18 singles record for the year, which included a 7-6 record in the fall...won three straight matches in the Cougar Fall Classic before falling to Houston's Kami Miller, 6-1, 6-2 in the championship...In the spring, had two matches that she came back and won after losing the first set, which included a 3-6, 7-5, 10-8 victory over Missouri State's Maja Stangievic in UTA's 7-0 victory...Went 6-3 in conference singles play...Also went 20-15 in doubles play for the season...Teamed with Pavla Mesterova to win the consolation championship over Wichita State's Exeni and Webster, 8-4, after falling in their opening-round match...teamed with Monika Peciulionyte to register a 13-8 record...The duo won six straight matches at one point during the spring...Was named to the Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll and to the Southland Conference All-Academic squad.
As a sophomore (2003-04)
Named the 2004 Southland Conference Student-Athlete of the Year in women's tennis...Named to the all-SLC first team at the No. 3 doubles flight with teammate Jitka Vetrovcova after the pair was a perfect 10-0 in league action...Member of the SLC All-Academic team...Owned a 14-7 overall spring singles mark with the majority of her play coming at the No. 5 position...Went 4-0 at the No. 4 position...Closed out the regular season on a five-match winning streak.
As a freshman (2002-03)
Named the Southland Conference Freshman of the Year, and earned second team all-SLC honors at No. 2 doubles with teammate Annemarie Lenze...Finished with a 17-14 overall record...Put up a 7-3 record against league opponents...Went 8-8 at No. 2 singles and 3-2 at No. 3...Finished with a perfect 10-0 SLC record at No. 1 doubles with Lenze.
Prior to UTA
Participated in figure skating and athletics at Rigas Vakara Gimnazija...Was a biology olimpiad (2nd place)...Valedictorian of her senior class.
Born February 13, 1983, in Riga,
Latvia...Daughter of Daina Furika and Gundars
Rozkalne...A biology (pre-med) major at UTA.