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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Table of Contents and Quick Facts

INTRODUCTION Table of Contents ................................................................1 Quick Facts .........................................................................1

QUICK FACTS Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jonesboro, Arkansas (66,194) Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Red Wolves Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13,239 Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scarlet & Black Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1909 Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Allen Park Affiliation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NCAA Division I Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sun Belt President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Charles L. Welch Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Tim Hudson Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Terry Mohajir Faculty Athletics Representative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nonie Wiggins Senior Woman Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Amy Holt Athletic Dept. Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .870-972-3880 Ticket Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .870-972-2781 Athletic Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AStateRedWolves.com

THE 2013-14 RED WOLVES Alphabetical Roster .............................................................2 2013-14 Schedule ...............................................................3 Head Coach Marina Engelbrecht ........................................4 Player Bios ..........................................................................5

RED WOLVES RECORD BOOK 2013-14 Preview ...............................................................13 Life With A-State Tennis ....................................................14 2012-13 Results ................................................................15 All-time Letterwinners........................................................16 A-State Women’s Tennis Records.....................................17

THE SUN BELT CONFERENCE The Sun Belt Conference..................................................18

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITy A-State Administration ......................................................19 A-State Chancellor Dr. Tim Hudson ..................................20 A-State Director of Athletics Terry Mohajir ........................21 Life at Arkansas State .......................................................22 Athletic Facilities ...............................................................23 Jonesboro, Arkansas.........................................................24 Staff Directory ...................................................................25

COACHING STAFF Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marina Engelbrecht Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Arkansas State ‘06 Record & Years at Arkansas State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16-20 (2) Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Same Tennis Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 870-972-2795 Best Time to Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Contact SID

CREDITS The 2013-14 Arkansas State women’s tennis reference guide has been compiled for use by the media, prospective students and fans. It is a publication of the A-State Media Relations Office (Jerry Scott, Director; Chris Graddy and Joe Gorby, Assistants; Dennen Cuthbertson, Graduate Assistant).

TEAM INFORMATION 2013 Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-11 SBC Tournament Seed/Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11th/0-1 Letterwinners Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6/1 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

PROGRAM HISTORy First Year of Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1975 All-Time Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .388-291-2 (39 seasons) All-Time SBC Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .186-106 (22 seasons) Winning Seasons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26

PHOTOGRAPHy Richard Bishop (Bishop Photography), John Bunch Photography, Katey Buckley, Linwood Ferguson (Captive Photons),Tom Moore, Bill Bowen, David Stout, Rodney Freeman, Van Provence, Phareta Calkin. COVER DESIGN A-State Media Relations

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MEDIA RELATIONS Graduate Assistant (Tennis Contact) . . . . . . .Dennen Cuthbertson Cell Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .870-820-0594 E-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mark.cuthbertson@smail.astate.edu Assistant AD/Media Relations Director . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jerry Scott Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chris Graddy Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Gorby Media Relations Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .870-972-2541 Mailing Address: PO Box 1000, State University, AR 72467 Overnight Address: 217 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro, AR 72401

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis 2013-14 A-State Women’s Tennis Roster 2013-14 Red Wolves

Name

Julie Gauguery Jess Heeps-Eriksen Sofia Krsmanovic Biljana Miloshevska Janie Nowland Victoria Pisani Tamara Slijepcevic Chiara Stefanov

ALPHABETICAL ROSTER

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5-5 5-5 5-8 5-5 5-4 5-9 5-8 5-6

Head Coach: Marina Engelbrecht

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Fr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Fr. Jr. So.

Hometown (Previous School)

Sailly-en-Ostrevent, France (Baudimont) Melbourne, Australia (Melbourne Girls College) Forrestfield, Australia (Darling Range Sports College) Skopje, Macedonia (Zdravko Cvetkovski) Buda, Texas (Jack C. Hays High School) Tring, Herfordshire, England (Tring School) Novi Sad, Serbia (Jovan Jovanov Zmaj Grammar) Bochum, Germany (Alice-Salomon)

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis 2013-14 A-State Women’s Tennis Schedule

DATE Sept 20-22 Sept 29 Oct4-5 Oct 17-21 Oct 25-27 DATE Jan 18-20 Feb 1 Feb 7 Feb 8 Feb 9 Feb 15 Feb 21 Feb 22 Feb 25 March 1 March 2 March 8 March 14 March 21 March 22 March 26 April 4 April 11 April 12 April 13 April 17-20

FALL 2013 SCHEDULE OPPONENT LOCATION Ball State Invitational Muncie, Ind. SIU-Carbondale Invite Carbondale, Ill. ULL Invitational Lafayette, La. Regional Tournament Norman, Okla. A-State Invitational Jonesboro, Ark.

SPRING 2014 SCHEDULE OPPONENT LOCATION FGCU Invitational Fort Myers, Fla. Murray State Murray, Ky. Tyler Junior College Huntsville, Texas Oral Roberts University Huntsville, Texas Sam Houston University Huntsville, Texas Louisiana-Lafayette Jonesboro, Ark. SIU-Carbondale Carbondale, Ill. UTM Carbondale, Ill. Central Arkansas Jonesboro, Ark. Kennesaw State Troy, Ala. Troy Troy, Ala. Southeast Missouri Jonesboro, Ark. ULM Monroe, La. Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Miss. UAB Hattiesburg, Miss. Texas State San Marcos, Texas Marquette Jonesboro, Ark. New Mexico State Las Cruces, N.M. Idaho Las Cruces, N.M. UTEP El Paso, Texas Conference Tournament New Orleans , La.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Head Coach Marina Engelbrecht

Marina Engelbrecht Head Coach

Marina Engelbrecht just completed her second season as A-State's head coach. The Red Wolves went 5-11 in 2013 and suffered a narrow defeat to MTSU in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament by a score of 4-3. Sophomore Tamara Slijepcevic was named to the All-Sun Belt Second Team for singles play and A-State won the conference's academic award. During Coach Engelbrecht's first season in 2012, the Red Wolves attained an 11-9 record. A-State freshman Tamara Slijepcevic was named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Team under Engelbrecht's watch. Engelbrecht was an assistant coach under former head coach Marcia Williams from 2007-2011. She helped the team to double-digit victories in three of her five seasons as an assistant coach, including the 2011 team that was 10-7 and advanced to the second round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. During her time as an assistant coach, the Red Wolves had three players named All-Sun Belt Conference, including Biljana Miloshevska in 2011. Also during Engelbrecht's tenure as an assistant coach with the Red Wolves, the tennis program continued its academic success as well. The Red Wolves have been selected as an ITA All-Academic Team each year since 1999 and has historically almost always been at 100 percent for the Athletic Director's Honor Roll. In addition to her responsibilities as an assistant coach, she was also the Coordinator of Wellness Programs at the newly opened Red W.O.L.F. Center for three years and served as a part-time instructor at Arkansas State University for five years. Engelbrecht taught Health Promotion II for Exercise Science majors and several sections of Concepts of Fitness, Fitness Walking, Tennis and Badminton. Prior to serving as an assistant coach, Engelbrecht was one of the most decorated and successful players at

Arkansas State ‘06 Third Season

No. 1 singles for Arkansas State for three seasons after playing No. 2 her freshman year. At No. 1, Engelbrecht posted an overall mark of 37-9. A two-time All-Sun Belt Conference performer, she was also successful as onehalf of ASU's No. 1 doubles pair throughout her career. The Bloemfontein, South Africa native graduated from A-State in 2006 with a degree in exercise science and received her master's degree in exercise science in August 2008. While a student, she was a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll every semester and was also a fourtime member of the ITA All-Academic team and ScholarAthlete list. During the spring of 2006, Engelbrecht received the prestigious Terry Gwin Award, one of the two highest awards an A-State student-athlete may receive.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Biljana Miloshevska

Biljana Miloshevska 5-5 Senior Skopje, Macedonia Zdravko Cvetkovski

2013: Posted a 9-7 record during junior campaign ... went 7-5 in the No. 3 spot and 2-2 in the No. 4 position ... recorded a 3-9 mark during doubles play ... had a 3-5 record with Tamara Slijepcevic before going 0-4 with Sofia Krsmanovic ... named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List.

2012: Posted a 10-9 record in sophomore Red Wolves season ... went 9-9 in the No. 4 spot and 1-0 in the No. 3 spot ... played doubles with Ceara Howey, Janie Nowland, Tamara Slijepcevic, and Jess Heeps-Eriksen ... finished with a 3-12 record in doubles.

2011: Posted a 13-2 record in her first season as a member of the Red Wolves ... went 10-1 in the No. 4 spot and 3-1 in the No. 5 spot ... earned All-Sun Belt Conference honors in singles play ... won a singles flight at the ASU Invitational ... posted an 8-7 record with Janie Nowland as the team’s No. 3 doubles pair ... named to the SBC Commissioner's List.

High School: Graduated from Zdravko Cvetkovski in 2009 ... ranked No. 1 in girls 18's and No. 2 in the adult division in Macedonia ... also played basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Sande Milosevski and Nada Miloshevska ... majoring in computer science. Singles year 2011 2012 2013 Career

Overall 14-3 10-9 9-7 33-19

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year 2011 2012 2013 Career

Overall 9-7 3-12 3-11 15-30

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2 9-7 1-5 3-7 4-12

3 --2-7 0-4 10-18

Doubles

4 11-2 9-9 2-2 22-13

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Janie Nowland

Janie Nowland 5-4 Senior Buda, Texas Jack C. Hays High School

2013: Recorded a 3-13 mark in the No. 2 position during junior season ... partnered with Ioana Teu to form AState's No. 1 doubles pair and finish with a 6-8 record ... named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List. 2012: Posted a 7-12 record in second A-State season ... went 7-11 in No. 3 spot and 0-1 in the No. 2 spot ... played doubles with Tamara Slijepcevic, Biljana Miloshevska, and Ceara Howey ... posted a 7-11 record in doubles.

2011: Posted a 6-9 record in her first season as an A-State player ... went 5-6 in the No. 3 spot and 1-3 in the No. 2 spot ... won a singles flight at the ASU Invitational ... posted an 8-7 with Biljana Miloshevska as the team’s No. 3 doubles pair ... named to the SBC Commissioner's List.

High School: Played at Jack C. Hays High School in Buda, Texas ... was a regional qualifier in both singles and doubles at Hays ... earned a top-10 United States Tennis Association Texas-section ranking in the girl's 14 and under and the 16 and under divisions in both singles and doubles ... also received a top-30 ranking by the USTA in singles and doubles in the girl's 18 and under division ... among the top 12 percent of her graduating class.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Sally Nowland ... majoring in chemistry ... plans to apply to vet school.

Singles

year 2011 2012 2013 Career

Overall 7-9 7-12 3-13 17-34

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year 2011 2012 2013 Career

Overall 9-7 7-11 6-8 22-26

1 --0-1 6-8 6-9

2 1-3 0-1 3-13 4-17

3 6-6 7-11 --13-17

2 9-7 7-10 --16-17

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Jess Heeps-Eriksen

Jess Heeps-Eriksen 5-5 Junior Melbourne, Australia Melbourne Girls College

2013: Recorded a mark of 7-8 during singles play of sophomore season ... posted a 5-5 record in the No. 5 spot and a 2-3 mark in the No. 6 position ... had a three-match winning streak during March ... went 5-8 in doubles play overall ... was 2-5 with partner Sofia Krsmanovic before recording a 3-3 record with Tamara Slijepcevic ... named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List.

2012: Posted an 1-1 record in limited singles action during freshman Red Wolf season ... saw much more action in doubles ... played with Tamara Slijepcevic, Biljana Miloshevska, and Janelle Fung ... finished with a 4-8 record in doubles action. High School: Attended Melbourne Girls College in 2010 ... ranked as the school's No. 1 tennis player from 2005-10 ... participated in the 2010 Australian Pizzey Cup in 2010.

Personal: She is the daughter of Robyn Heeps and Michael Eriksen and will major in graphic design.

year 2012 2013 Career

Overall 1-1 7-8 8-9

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Overall 4-8 5-8 9-16

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2 --2-2 2-2

3 4-8 3-6 7-14

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Tamara Slijepcevic

Tamara Slijepcevic 5-8 Junior Novi Sad, Serbia Jovan Jovanović Zmaj Grammar

2013: Posted a 12-4 record, all in the No. spot, during her sophomore season as a Red Wolf ... extended her match winning streak to 12 by winning first three matches of the season ... put together a couple of four-match winning streaks during the season, including one to end the season and take into next year ... finished with a 6-8 record in doubles play ... teamed with Biljana Miloshevska to go 3-5 before finishing the year with Jess Heeps-Eriksen to post a 3-3 record ... named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List ... named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Singles Second Team.

2012: Posted a 17-2 record in freshman Red Wolf season ... went 15-2 in the No. 2 spot and 2-0 in the No. 1 spot ... won eight consecutive matches to open the season ... finished season on nine match winning streak ... played doubles with Janie Nowland, Jess Heeps-Eriksen, and Biljana Miloshevska ... finished with a 6-8 record in doubles ... named to All-Sun Belt Conference Tennis Team.

High School: Attended Jovan Jovanović Zmaj Grammar School in Serbia ... named the best player under 14 in Vojvodina, Serbia ... won second place in in singles the U-16 National Championships of Romania ... reached the finals in doubles competition of the U-18 National Championships of Romania.

Personal: She is the daughter of Darko and Tatjana Slijepcevic and will major in business. Singles

year 2012 2013 Career

Overall 17-2 12-4 29-6

1 2-0 12-4 14-4

2 15-2 --15-2

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year 2012 2013 Career

Overall 6-8 6-8 12-16

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2 1-2 5-7 6-9

3 5-6 1-1 6-7

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Sofia Krsmanovic

Sofia Krsmanovic 5-8 Sophomore Forrestfield, Australia Darling Range Sports Coll.

2013: Posted a 2-5 record at the No. 6 position during freshman campaign ... recorded a 2-9 mark during doubles play ... went 2-5 with Jess Heeps-Eriksen and 0-4 with Biljana Miloshevska.

High School: Attended Darling Range Sports College ... 2010 Western Australia Representative under 18's national team event in Pizzey Cup ... 2011 Caltex All-Rounder Award.

Personal: Born April 20, 1994 in Southport, Queensland, Australia ... Daugher of Bogdan and Kathy Krsmanovic ... Majoring in journalism ... Enjoys reading, playing Nintendo, and baking.

year 2013 Career

Overall 2-5 2-5

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Overall 2-9 2-9

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2 0-2 0-2

3 2-7 2-7

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6 2-5 2-5

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Chiara Stefanov

Chiara Stefanov 5-6 Sophomore Bochum, Germany Alice-Salomon

2013: Posted a 2-6 record in freshman season ... went 1-4 in the No. 5 spot and 1-2 in the No. 6 spot ... Teamed with Biljana Miloshevska to go 0-2 in limited doubles action. High School: Attended Alice-Salomon-Berufskolleg in Bochum, Germany.

Personal: Born July 4, 1993 in Bochum, Germany ... Daughter of Sabine and Stefan Stefanov ... Majoring in International Business ... Enjoys tennis, snowboarding, hanging out with friends, and shopping.

year 2013 Career

Overall 2-6 2-6

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Overall 0-2 0-2

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Julie Gauguery

Julie Gauguery 5-5 Freshman Sailly-en-Ostrevent, France Baudimont

High School: 2013 graduate of Baudimont ... Obtained a strong rating of zero in the French rating system ... Captured wins over players rated higher than her at -2/6 and -4/6 ... Competed for Racing Club Arras and Vautour tennis club.

Personal: Daughter of Ewa and Stephane Gauguery ... Born February 2, 1995 ... Enjoys photography.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Victoria Pisani

Victoria Pisani 5-9 Freshman Tring, Herfordshire, England Tring School

High School: 2013 graduate of Tring School ... Team captain for the U18 County Championships from 2011-13 ... Finished second overall at the U18 County Championships in 2013 and was awarded team MVP ... Earned a 5.1 rating ... Participated in hockey and basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Victor and Louise Pisani ... Born August 29, 1995 ... Enjoys all sports, shoppoing, and socializing with friends.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis 2013-14 Preview

Coach Marina Engelbrecht enters her third season as the A-State women’s tennis coach with an experienced squad that returns six lettermen from last season’s team. The Red Wolves will have to replace the production of Ioana Teu, who played singles in the No. 3 and No. 4 positions and also helped to form the No. 1 doubles pair with Janie Nowland. Seniors Biljana Miloshevska and Janie Nowland return and will look to lead A-State to its second winning season under Engelbrecht. Junior Tamara Slijepcevic returns and figures to hold down the No. 1 position this season after posting a 12-4 record and earning Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference honors as a sophomore. Junior Jess Heeps-Eriksen looks to be in the mix for the fourth position in singles, while sophomores Chiara Stefanov and Sofia Krsmanovic will look to build off their experience last season to contribute to the lineup this year. Freshmen Julie Gauguery and Victoria Pisani are the new faces to join the team and will look to break their way into the lineup with strong performances during the fall tournament season. The Red Wolves will participate in five fall tournaments this season, starting with a trip to Ball State Sept. 20-22. A-State will make trips to SIU-Carbondale and Louisiana-Lafayette for tournaments before competing in the Regional Tournament Oct. 17-21 in Norman, Okla. Arkansas State will conclude the fall season by hosting the A-State Invitational Oct. 25-26 at Allen Park in Jonesboro. A-State kicks off its spring schedule with a fall-style tournament, the Florida Gulf Coast University Invitational Jan. 18-20, before competing in its first dual match at Murray State Feb. 1. The Red Wolves will travel to Huntsville, Texas for three matches against Tyler Junior College, Oral Roberts, and Sam Houston State Feb. 7-9 before hosting Louisiana-Lafayette in their home opener Feb. 15. A-State travels to Carbondale, Ill., for matchups against SIU-Carbondale and UT Martin Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 before closing out the month of February with a home matchup against in-state opponent Central Arkansas Feb. 25. Arkansas State begins the month of March with a trip to Troy, Ala., for matches against Kennesaw State March 1 and conference foe Troy March 2. The Red Wolves return home for a contest against Southeast Missouri March 8 before hitting the road for four straight matches to close out March. A-State will travel to ULM March 14 and travel to Hattiesburg, Miss., for matches against Southern Mississippi and UAB on March 21 and March 22. The final match of the month is a conference match against Sun Belt Conference newcomer Texas State March 26 in San Marcos, Texas. The Red Wolves host Marquette in their final home match of the season April 4 before traveling to Las Cruces, N.M., to compete against New Mexico State and Idaho on April 11 and April 12. AState will face UTEP in El Paso, Texas April 13 for its final regular season match of the season. The Sun Belt Conference tournament is scheduled for April 17-20 in New Orleans, La.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Life With A-State Tennis

Life with Arkansas State tennis is fun, exciting and character-building. Friendships are built, and cultures shared among the Red Wolves tennis team. And, when it’s time to hit the court, it’s all about serious competition and good sportsmanship.

Janie Nowland (left) and Tamara Slijepcevic

Jess Heeps-Eriksen (left) and Victoria Pisani

Biljana Miloshevska (left) and Julie Gauguery

Chiara Stefanov (left) and Sofia Krsmanovic

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis 2012-13 Results

Record: All Matches Date Sept. 21-23 Oct. 5-7 Oct. 19-21 Nov. 2-4 Jan. 24 Feb. 3 Feb. 16 Feb. 22 Feb. 24 March 2 March 3 March 9 March 24 March 29 March 30 April 6 April 7 April 10 April 17 April 18

Overall 5-11

Team Results Sun Belt 0-7

Home 2-2

Fall 2012 Results Opponent Site Kansas Invitational Lawrence, Kan. ULL Invitational Lafayette, La. Regional Tournament Tulsa, Okla. A-State Invitational Jonesboro, Ark.

Away 3-7

Result Record NO TEAM SCORING NO TEAM SCORING NO TEAM SCORING NO TEAM SCORING

Spring 2013 Results vs. Central Arkansas Little Rock, Ark. Troy* Jonesboro, Ark. at Southeast Missouri Cape Girardeau, Mo. at Florida Atlantic* Boca Raton, Fla. at Florida International* Miami, Fla. at Northwestern St. Natchitoches, La. at Lamar Beaumont, Texas Evansville Jonesboro, Ark. Southern Illinois Jonesboro, Ark. at Louisiana-Lafayette* Lafayette, La. at Nicholls State Thibodaux, La. vs. Tulane Murfreesboro, Tenn. at Middle Tennessee St. Murfreesboro, Tenn. at UALR Little Rock, Ark. at ULM Monroe, La.

Sun Belt Conference Championship vs. Middle Tennessee St. Lafayette, La.

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Neutral 0-2

W, 6-1 L, 4-1 W, 6-1 L, 5-2 L, 5-2 L, 5-2, L, 6-1 W, 6-1 W, 4-3 L, 6-1 W, 5-2 L, 6-0 L, 6-1 L, 4-3 L, 6-1

1-0 1-1 2-1 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-5 3-5 4-5 4-6 5-6 5-7 5-8 5-9 5-10

L, 4-3

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis A Aleman, Maria ‘10 Alred, Natalie ‘84 Anderson, Beth ‘89 ‘90 Axelsson, Eva-Lena ‘99 Axelsson, Pernilla ‘99 ‘00 ‘01

All-Time Letterwinners

B Barnard, Elne’ ‘09 ‘10 Bishop, Sharon ‘88 Botha, Cornelia ‘95 ‘96 Brohman, Mary Anne ‘84 Bullington, J.J. ‘78 ‘79 ‘80 ‘81 Branker, Renée ‘05 ‘06 ‘07 ‘08 Byrne, Siobhan ‘00 ‘01

C Caldwell, Angela ‘86 ‘87 ‘89 Chelminska, Paula ‘06 ‘07 ‘08 ‘09 Cibils, Magui ‘99 ‘00 ‘01 ‘02 Clark, Jo ‘85 ‘87 ‘88 Crooks, Bettina ‘97 ‘98 Cross, Kerrin ‘92 ‘93 Crowe, Emily ‘11 Crumpton, Karen ‘80 ‘81 ‘82 ‘83

D de Villiers, Wanda ‘93 ‘94 ‘95 ‘96

E Engelbrecht, Marina ‘03 ‘04 ‘05 ‘06 Enriquez, Giuliana ‘95 ‘96 ‘97 ‘98 Eyeington, Tina ‘83 F Fourie, Katrien ‘92 ‘93 Fung, Janelle ‘12

G Geme, Gija ‘00 ‘01 ‘02 Geme, Liga ‘02 ‘03 ‘04 Gibson, Marcia ‘77 ‘78 ‘79 ‘80 Giesen, Vicki ‘88 ‘89 ‘90 ‘91 Georgescu, Andrea ‘10 Grimes, Heidi ‘83 Guthrie, Belinda ‘98 ‘99 ‘00 ‘01 H

Halko, Paula ‘81 Harrison, Cynthia ‘89 Heeps-Eriksen, Jess ‘12 ‘13 Herring, Jenny ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 Hilburne, Janet ‘89 ‘90 ‘91 ‘92 Howey, Ceara ‘11 ‘12 Huchingson, Kimberly ‘91 ‘92 ‘93 ‘94 Hurzeler, Cyndi ‘90

I Iddles, Jo ‘90 ‘91 ‘92

J Jackard, Jane ‘82 ‘83

K Kamal, Menna ‘08 ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 Kemsley, Kylie ‘96 ‘97 ‘98 ‘99 Kostner, Manuela ‘97 Koster, Mary ‘87 ‘88 Kottke, Heather ‘91 ‘92 ‘93 ‘94 Krsmanovic, Sofia ‘13

L Laing, Emily ‘08 ‘09 Lewis, Jill ‘82 ‘83 ‘84 Lockhande, Ashlesha ‘05 ‘06 ‘07 Loots, Wilmarie ‘95 ‘96

M McCoy, Megan ‘00 ‘01 ‘02 ‘03 McFadden, Maureen ‘82 ‘83 ‘84 McLin, Monica ‘92 Meichsner, Kendra ‘95 ‘96 ‘97 ‘98 Miloshevska, Biljana ‘11 ‘12 ‘13 Minic, Zeljka ‘06 ‘07 N Nelson, Jennifer ‘02 Nguyen, My-Hang ‘07 Nowland, Janie ‘11 ‘12 ‘13

O Ojdanic, Tina ‘09 ‘10 Oprea, Maria ‘05 ‘06 ‘07 ‘08 Osborn, Sandra ‘81 ‘82 P Penon, Monica ‘05 16

Pogacnik, Marusa ‘02 ‘03 ‘04 ‘05 Posada, Bianca ‘99 Pridgen, Vanessa ‘81

R Rana, Saumya ‘00 ‘01 Reilly, Leanne ‘84 ‘85 ‘86 ‘87 Richardson, Cindy ‘80 ‘81 Roberts, Vanessa ‘85 ‘86 ‘87 ‘88 Robertson, Eileen ‘90 ‘91 Robison, Claire ‘82 ‘83 Robison, Kit ‘82 ‘83 Rong, Mariana ‘12

S Saravia, Karen ‘05 Scarbrough, Scottie Schladweiler, Melissa ‘89 Searle, Julia ‘02 Silva, Melissa ‘05 Slijepcevic, Tamara ‘12 ‘13 Smith, Allison ‘90 Snapp, Marianne ‘81 Stephens, Kim ‘84 ‘85 ‘86 ‘87 Stefanov, Chiara ‘13 Stone, Jennie ‘85 ‘86 ‘87 Szafranski, Caroline ‘97 ‘98 ‘99 ‘00 Szepeshazi, Agi ‘99

T Tate, Melanie ‘94 ‘95 ‘96 ‘97 Teu, Ioana ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ‘13 Tiernan, Nicole ‘88 Townsley, Rene ‘82 Turner, Kelley ‘93 ‘94 ‘95

V Van Den Berg, Lee-Ann ‘93 ‘94 van Wyk, Rone’ ‘07 ‘08 ‘09 ‘10 Vorwald, Catherine ‘84 ‘85 ‘86 ‘87

W Wilkinson, Dyphany ‘89 Williams, Marcia ‘77 ‘78 ‘79 ‘80 Wiskotoni, Becky ‘80 ‘81 ‘82

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Arkansas State Single Season Records Singles Match Wins Name Year Wins

1. Kelley Turner 2. Angela Caldwell 2. Katrien Fourie 3. Wanda de Villiers 3. Lee-Ann Van Den Burg 4. Giuliana Enriquez 5. Catherine Vorwald 5. Kylie Kemsley 5. Carolina Szafranski 5. Megan McCoy 5. Tamara Slijepcevic

1993 1986 1993 1993 1993 1996 1985 1996 1998 2000 2012

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1. Wilmarie Loots 2. Saumya Rana 3. Catherine Vorwald 3. Kylie Kemsley 3. Tamara Slijepcevic 4. Angela Caldwell 5. Cornelia Botha 5. Melanie Tate 5. Giuliana Enrequez 5. Siobhan Byrne

1995 2000 1985 1996 2012 1987 1995 1997 1997 2000

.917 (11-1) .909 (10-1) .895 (17-2) .895 (17-2) .895 (17-2) .889 (16-2) .882 (15-2) .882 (15-2) .882 (15-2) .882 (15-2)

Singles Winning Pct. (min. 10 matches) Name Year Pct.

Name

Doubles Match Wins Year Wins

1. G. Geme/L. Geme 2002 1. M. McCoy/J. Searle 2002 2. K. Stephens/J. Stone 1986 3. W. Loots/K. Kemsley 1996 3. M. Cibils/M. Pogacnik 2002 3. M. Oprea/P. Chelminska 2008 3. E. Barnard/P. Chelminska 2009 4. J. Iddles/K. Fourie 1992 4. K. Turner/W. Loots 1995 4. E. Barnard/R. van Wyk 2010

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1. K. Turner/W. Loots 1. W. de Villiers/M. Tate 1. G. Geme/C. Szabranski 2. W. Loots/K. Kemsley 3. E. Barnard/R. van Wyk 4. K. Meichsner/C. Botha 5. G. Geme/L. Geme 5. M. McCoy/J. Searle 6. J. Herring/M. Kamal 6. L. Geme/M. McCoy

1.000 (13-0) 1.000 (11-0) 1.000 (10-0) .933 (14-1) .867 (13-2) .833 (10-2) .800 (16-4) .800 (16-4) .786 (11-3) .786 (11-3)

Doubles Winning Pct. (min. 10 matches) Name Year Pct. 1995 1995 2000 1996 2010 1995 2002 2002 2010 2003

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis The Sun Belt Conference

Formed in 1976 the Sun Belt Conference quickly rose to the greatest heights of collegiate athletics and the league continues to find itself at the pinnacle of competition as a member of the 10-league alliance of the Bowl Championship Series and soon-to-be College Football Playoff.

Because of its status as a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision, the Sun Belt Conference has a permanent seat on the NCAA’s 18-member Board of Directors. As a result, the conference has a crucial voice on some of the most pressing issues in college athletics and will always have a role in the implementation of any future NCAA legislation and guidelines.

Conference to provide teams for the game.

The conference continues to utilize television to grow and promote the league and its member institutions. The Sun Belt Conference signed a new multi-year agreement with ESPN, Inc. in 2012 that results in unprecedented national coverage for the league. Fans of the Sun Belt Conference can look forward to seeing more Sun Belt teams playing on national television on ESPN and ESPN2 and additionally the ESPN deal will result in more coverage on ESPNU. ESPN will continue to televise the conference’s men’s basketball championship game for the 32nd straight season in 2013, marking its longest a liation with any conference in the country.

Sun Belt student-athletes have a history of performing well in the class room as well. With sights set on raised benchmarks, 96.2% of teams that will make up the 201314 Sun Belt Conference are performing above the future Academic Progress Rate (APR) standard of 930 as the NCAA r leased its latest figures in June. Beginning with 2012-13 NCAA Championships, teams must earn a minimum 900 four-year APR or a 930 average over the most recent two years to be eligible to participate. For 2014-15 championships, teams must earn a 930 four-year average APR or a 940 average over the most recent two years to participate in championships. In 2015-16 and beyond, teams must earn a four-year APR of 930 to compete in championships. 153 of 159 Sun Belt teams are currently performing above the 930 benchmark.

The conference’s regional television partnership with Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST) enables live telecasts of Sun Belt events to reach millions of households. The addition of volleyball, baseball and softball to the conference’s television package has resulted in more national and regional television exposure for the league than at any time in its history.

Prominent Sun Belt alumni include Lyndon B. Johnson, former President of the United States (Texas State), former All-Star baseball player Luis Gonzalez (South Alabama), former member of the United States Senate and House of Representatives John Breaux (Louisiana-Lafayette), country music superstar Tim McGraw (Louisiana Monroe), CEO of Duck Commander and Buck Commander Willie Robertson (Louisiana-Monroe) and DeMarcus Ware, an All-Pro NFL linebacker (Troy).

Success has been easy to find in recent years as well.

Over the last five years the Sun Belt Conference ranks sixth out of the 11 FBS conferences in postseason bowl game winning percentage. In fact, the Sun Belt Conference ranks ahead of noted “BCS AQ” leagues – the ACC, Pac-12 and the Big Ten.

The Sun Belt Conference maintains tie-ins with the GoDaddy Bowl and the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. A team from the Sun Belt Conference has played in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl since its inception in 2001. The SBC has won four consecutive R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl games and six out of the last seven. The GoDaddy bowl, meanwhile, has a four-year agreement in place with the Sun Belt Conference and Mid-American 18

The Sun Belt Conference will contest the 2013 football season with eight members – Arkansas State, Georgia State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, South Alabama, Texas State, Troy and Western Kentucky University. UALR and UT Arlington compete as non-football members. Come the 2014 season, the Sun Belt will have four new members in the league as Appalachian State and Georgia Southern were added as all-sports members and Idaho and New Mexico State have been added as football playing members. AStateRedWolves.com


Arkansas State Women’s Tennis A-State Administration

Dr. Lynita Cooksey Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs and Research

Dr. Len Frey Vice Chancellor Finance & Administration

Dr. Rick Stripling Vice Chancellor Student Affairs

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Mike Gibson Osceola Chair

Dan Pierce Jonesboro Secretary

Charles Luter Paragould Secretary

Howard L. Slinkard Rogers

Ron Rhodes Cherokee Village

Dr. Jason Penry Vice Chancellor University Advancement

Dr. Charles L. Welch

University System President

INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS COMMITTEE The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee was formed in the spring of 1997. The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee reviews and makes recommendations on issues involving Nonie Wiggins the welfare of student-athletes, the role of athletics in campus life, and the athletics program’s compliance with the university, conference, and NCAA regulations; serves as a search advisory committee for key athletics program personnel; reviews the role of existing and potential sports programs; and reviews the athletics budget. The committee reports to the Chancellor. Membership consists of four students appointed annually by the Student Government Association (one should be a student-athlete); four faculty appointed by the Faculty Senate (staggered two-year terms); one Faculty Athletic Representative appointed by the Chancellor (two-year term); one executive staff member appointed by the Chancellor (two-year term); the Dean of University College; two staff members appointed by the Staff Senate (staggered two-year terms); Student Government Association and Student Activities Board presidents; and representatives from the following external organizations: Alumni Association, Red Wolves Foundation, Letterman’s Club, and the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce ASU Committee. The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Senior Woman Athletic Administrator serve as ex-officio, nonvoting members. The chancellor appoints a chair at the beginning of each academic year. 19

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Dr. Tim Hudson, Chancellor

Dr. Tim Hudson took office as the second chancellor of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on May 1, 2012. He was appointed by Dr. Charles W. Welch, president of the Arkansas State University System, following a national search process. Most recently Dr. Hudson was vice chancellor of the Texas Tech University System, after serving as special assistant to the chancellor for International Programs and Initiatives at the University of Houston System. From 2004 until 2010 he was president of the University of Houston– Victoria, following a two-decade career as a professor of economic development, program director, founding dean of the College of International and Continuing Education, and provost at the University of Southern Mississippi. Earlier in his career he was an analyst for the Bureau of In-

telligence and Research in the U.S. Department of State. At Arkansas State University he leads the campus executive team as the institution strives for progressive excellence in academics, research, fiscal management and student life. Hudson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and Latin American studies and a Master of Arts in geography from the University of Southern Mississippi. His PhD in geography is from Clark University in Worcester, Mass. He has written numerous scholarly works for national and international publications; a recent co-authored book focuses on multinational corporation subsidiaries in China (Chandos, Cambridge). During his tenure as president of the University of Houston–Victoria, the campus experienced tremendous growth and development including: doubling enrollment and the number of fulltime faculty; exceeding external fundraising goals for five consecutive years; founding a new school of nursing and health professions, which earned full national accreditation on its initial petition; achieving AACSB International accreditation; and ranking first in Texas on the student satisfaction portion of the 2010 National Survey of Student Engagement. Hudson is the recipient of two Fulbright Fellowships (Germany and Mexico), and an ITT International Fellowship to study in Colombia, South America. He also has developed and led more than 30 programs for U.S. students to study abroad and was awarded an honorary doctorate by London Guildhall University for his contributions to global literacy. Hudson is married to Dr. Deidra “Dee Dee” Ransburgh Hudson, who holds a Master of Science in speech pathology from the University of Tennessee and a PhD degree in educational leadership from the University of Southern Mississippi. The Hudsons and their children, Gianna Grace, 14, and twins Daisy and Nathaniel, 10, will live in the ASU chancellor’s residence on Nettleton Avenue in Jonesboro.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Terry Mohajir, Director of Athletics

Terry Mohajir is in his first year as the Arkansas State Director of Athletics. He became the 11th Director of Athletics in A-State history on September 19, 2012. An Arkansas State University alumnus, Mohajir's (pronounced MO-HA-JUR) career path went through three other NCAA Division I institutions, including the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Florida Atlantic and Kansas, before leading him back to his alma mater. "I'm thrilled and honored to serve as the Director of Athletics at Arkansas State University," said Mohajir. "I'm very eager to join the university leadership and help take advantage of the amazing momentum that has been created. As an alumnus, and former student-athlete, I'm excited to have the opportunity to guide this athletics department toward making a national impact as part of this emerging university." Mohajir's wealth of experience, history of success working with a university in ASU's current conference and his noted accomplishments at a BCS automatic qualifying school made him a clear choice to take over the reins at Arkansas State. "Over the past month I had the pleasure of meeting and talking to a number of highly qualified individuals from California to the Carolinas who were either interested in becoming the Athletic Director at AState or were recommending someone for the job -- a clear indication that we are on the radar screen nationally," ASU Chancellor Dr. Tim Hudson said. "During that time as we filtered through the input, it became clear that in Terry we had a unique opportunity to bring back a committed alum with the vision, energy, experience and persona to lead Red Wolves athletics during this exciting era." Mohajir has gained national respect in collegiate athletics while working with some of the finest administrators and coaches in the country, such as former FAU, Louisville, Miami and Oklahoma head football coach Howard Schnellenberger. "Arkansas State University is very lucky to get a talented and creative administrator in Terry Mohajir," said Schnellenberger. "I thoroughly enjoyed working with him. I know he will help take Arkansas State to the next level. I wish him and the program all my best." The Overland Park, Kansas native has been involved with major fundraising campaigns at multiple universities, while also overseeing corporate sales, marketing promotions and ticket sales. He

most recently served the last 13 months as Kansas' Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to his time with the Jayhawks, he spent a seven-year stint as Florida Atlantic's Senior Associate Director of Athletics for External Relations from 2004-11 after working at UMKC from 1997-2004 as its Assistant Director of Athletics for External Relations. "I am extremely excited about Terry Mohajir leading our athletics department into the future," said ASU System President Dr. Chuck Welch. "While we had a significant number of highly qualified and experienced candidates who expressed interest in the position, Terry stood out because of his energy, enthusiasm, presence, and passion for growing our programs. The fact that he has experience in the Big 12 Conference, as well as the Sun Belt Conference, provides Terry with a very diverse background perfectly suited for our situation. When asked why he was interested he simply said, 'This is my alma mater, and this is the perfect time to do special things at ASU.' Terry is the perfect fit at the right time. I have never been more excited about our future." Mohajir worked at Kansas in a variety of capacities during two different stints, but his latest stop in Lawrence saw him assume responsibility for the Williams Education Fund that totaled over $22 million in revenue for the fiscal year 2012. He supervised the athletics department's areas that generated over $40 million in revenue. In addition, Mohajir oversaw Kansas' multimedia rights partnership for IMG. His most recent role was heavily focused on the market strategies for the proposed football stadium renovations. "Terry's experience at KU, where the basketball program is legendary, and his obvious background in football and fundraising make him a terrific choice," said ASU Head Men's Basketball Coach John Brady. "Plus, he played here. He clearly knows A-State." Mohajir went to Kansas from his position at Florida Atlantic, where he oversaw development, marketing, ticket sales, corporate sales and the media relations department. Foremost among his responsibilities was a fundraising campaign for a $70 million on-campus football stadium. His astute project management helped the Owls' football program reach the 2007 New Orleans Bowl in just its fourth year as an FBS program, an NCAA record for the fastest start-up program to go to a bowl game. During his tenure, FAU's athletics department enhanced its major gift program 800 percent, Owl Club giving increased 400 percent and special-events revenue increased 150 percent. Mohajir's original connection to KU dated back to the early 1990's, when he was a graduate assistant and later an assistant offensive line and game-day special team's football coach for the Jayhawks (1993-96). He left Kansas in 1997 but didn't go far, staying in the Kansas City area to take over his administrative position with the newly-created Division I UMKC Athletics program. There he supervised marketing and promotions, sports information, fundraising, radio and TV contracts, corporate sales, tickets, event operations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning and men's soccer. Under his leadership, the Kangaroos saw dramatic increases in endowment, sponsorships, ticket revenue and its donor base. One of his more visible accomplishments at UMKC was the fundraising and construction efforts for a new training room and strength and conditioning center. During his time as an assistant coach at Kansas, Mohajir was on the staff that beat UCLA in the 1995 Aloha Bowl and had a final ranking of No. 9 in the AP poll. He was also a football ticket sales and promotions account executive for Kansas Athletics and earned a master's degree in sports management at KU in 1997. Mohajir graduated from Arkansas State University with a major in sports management and a minor in marketing in 1993. He was a starter on ASU's football team. Mohajir is married to the former Julie Hammond and they have two daughters, Maria (11) and Molly (9), and a son, Marco (4).

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Life at A-State

Those who have not visited the campus of Arkansas State University in the last five or 10 years would be shocked at the school’s appearance today. So much on campus is tied to athletics. ASU Stadium is the gathering site for Saturdays and excitement surrounding each game can be felt for miles. The sights, the smells, the sounds of football. There is so much construction and new projects on campus. The school looks . . . and is . . . a modern educational institution that has kept up with technology and student needs as much, if not more, than most schools in the nation. A student center addition anchors the campus, and a new student recreation and wellness center was completed last fall. New campus housing has recently been completed, including a “Collegiate Park” apartment complex, coastal-type soft-colored housing throughout campus, and a new dorm. There is a new Alumni Center and construction of a new overpass connecting the campus to local businesses is about to become a reality. It’s a new-look campus that is growing and improving each day. Arkansas State University is an extremely valuable part of Northeast Arkansas and surrounding areas. 22

Arkansas State University was established April 1, 1909, as a “public school of agriculture” by Act 100 of the Arkansas General Assembly. It was located at Jonesboro because citizens of the city bid $40,000 to the state and pledged 200 acres of land as a site. After a century of growth, ASU-Jonesboro now has an annual budget of some $122.6 million, owns more than 3,000 acres of land in five different counties, has a physical plant valued at almost $200 million, and has an alumni roll exceeding 53,000. ASU’s rapid development over the years has been typical of other major universities in an emerging modern South. From an agricultural high school in 1909, to a junior college in 1918, to a four-year degree-granting institution in 1930, to a university in 1967, ASU has become regionally respected and nationally recognized for its qualities of teaching, research and service. The ASU system includes campuses at Beebe (White County), Mountain Home (Baxter County), and Newport (Jackson County) where associate degree programs are offered, and at Marked Tree, Searcy and Heber Springs. An instructional site is located at Paragould. The Jonesboro campus, which occupies 942 acres amid the gentle slopes of Crowley’s Ridge in east Jonesboro, is located between the vast and fertile Mississippi River Valley and the cultural and scenic richness of the Ozark Mountains. More than 10,000 students annually work toward degrees in 141 areas of specialization at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Fifteen undergraduate degrees are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions, Sciences and Mathematics, and the University College. The Honors College was instituted July 1, 2004, evolving from the Honors Program. AStateRedWolves.com


Arkansas State Women’s Tennis A-State Facilities

Arkansas State University’s athletic programs compete in top-of-the line facilities. Centennial Bank Stadium, which opened in 1974, has evolved into a beautiful stadium which seats 30,406 fans. That includes a cluster of exclusive suites in the south end zone atop the football office complex. A million dollar video/scoreboard is the focal point in the stadium. Coaches and student-athletes moved into a new $2.7 million track and field complex in spring 2004. It contains an eightlane 400-meter track and can be set up for two NCAA venues. Three local country clubs graciously allow ASU’s men’s and women’s golf programs to utilize their facilities for practice and play. J.A. “Ike” Tomlinson Stadium-Kell Field serves as home to Red Wolves baseball. Built in 1993, the stadium received complete lighting in 1996 and, most recently, 206 field level seats were added for the 2008 season. A-State’s women’s bowling program competes in the Jonesboro Bowling Center, a 32-lane state-of-the-art facility, and practices at the Paragould Bowling Center.

Centennial Bank Stadium—Home of A-State Football

Track & Field Complex RidgePointe Country Club

Allen Park

Tomlinson Stadium and Kell Field

Sage Meadows Golf Club

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Jonesboro, Arkansas

Jonesboro, home of Arkansas State University, weighs in as the largest city in Northeast Arkansas. As a matter of fact, if you form a triangle by connecting Little Rock, St. Louis and Memphis, Jonesboro stands out as the largest metropolitan city in what amounts to a 17,000 square mile triangular area.

Jonesboro is a great city of 60,000, and is always ready to welcome incoming ASU students from the moment they arrive in town. The booming community has matured over the past half century into a regional center for cultural, educational, industrial, commercial, agricultural, communication, transportation, recreational and medical interests. It contains almost every convenience of a big city and every comfort of a small town.

The community is alive with cultural events such as the art exhibitions, theatrical and musical productions, not only on campus but in the city itself through the Jonesboro Fine Arts Council, NEA Foundation of Arts, the Forum and the Northeast Arkansas Symphony. One highlight is the annual Hispanic celebration when downtown Main Street is transformed into a festive explosion of Hispanic music, food and cultural activity. Jonesboro is also the medical hub of northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri, with two major hospitals and countless medical professionals. The city is also

a shopping mecca, offering a modern business district as well as quaint downtown antique shops and restaurants. The $100 million Mall at Turtle Creek recently opened with more than 100 stores.

One of the five largest cities in Arkansas, Jonesboro is located between the vast and fertile Mississippi River and the cultural and scenic richness of the Ozark Mountains. It is nestled about 70 miles west of Memphis, Tennessee, on the gentle slopes of Crowley’s Ridge.

Jonesboro is a comfortable one hour drive from Memphis, two hours from Little Rock and four hours from St. Louis.The city and University have meshed resources in recent years and have truly become the “capital” of the northeast quadrant of the state.

Northeast Arkansas is a recreation haven for the person who enjoys water sports, fishing, hunting, and boating as well as the joys of unspoiled nature. Jonesboro and the surrounding area have an abundance of lakes, rivers, ponds, streams and forests to serve as nature’s playgrounds for the avid outdoors person.

And, Jonesboro, ranked by Forbes.com as the 27th “best small place to live” is a nice place to call home.

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Arkansas State Women’s Tennis Staff Directory

AREA CODE 870 ATHLETICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3880 ATHLETIC TRAINING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3342 COMPLIANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2813 DEVELOPMENT AND RED WOLF CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2401 FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3880 MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3930 SPIRIT GROUPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3880 SPORTS INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2541 STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2082 STUDENT SERVICES AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2813 VIDEO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2082 BASEBALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2700 MEN’S BASKETBALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2077 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2303 WOMEN’S BOWLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3876 FOOTBALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2082 MEN’S GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3411 WOMEN’S GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2777 TRACK AND FIELD, CROSS COUNTRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3350 WOMEN’S SOCCER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-2340 WOMEN’S TENNIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3876 VOLLEYBALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .972-3876

ADMINISTRATION Terry Mohajir Rich Zvosec Amy Holt Mickey Ryan Karen Barker Tabitha Foreman Caroline Williams Sarah Groves Nonie Wiggins Trevor White

Director of Athletics Associate AD for Administration Associate AD & Senior Woman Administrator Associate AD for External Relations Business Manager Administrative Assistant, Administration Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant Faculty Athletics Representative Athletic Eligibility Specialist

ACADEMIC AND STUDENT SERVICES Stacey Willmott Associate AD for Student Services Jason Smith Academic Coordinator Carly Ziyenge Academic Coordinator Felicia Rehr Tutor Coordinator Mary Tinsley Administrative Assistant for Student Services

ATHLETIC TRAINING Ron Carroll Chad Sturkie Julie Ellena Hiroki Yoshimoto Meghan Robinson Lorri Smith Zach Marro Alyssa Bauer

COMPLIANCE Joel Weems

972-3882 972-3882 972-3882 972-3880 972-3882 972-2990 972-2990 972-3880 972-3385 972-3831 972-3356 972-3702 972-2721 972-3127 972-2304

Head Certified Athletic Trainer Assistant Certified Athletic Trainer Assistant Certified Athletic Trainer Athletic Training GA Athletic Training GA Athletic Training GA Athletic Training GA Athletic Training Intern

972-3923 972-2419 972-4009 972-3342 972-3342 972-3342 972-3342 972-3342

Assistant AD for Compliance

972-3162

DEVELOPMENT (RED WOLVES FOUNDATION) Carter Ford Associate AD & Executive Director of RWF Justin Morrison Assistant Director of RWF Bill Templeton Director of Planned Giving Murray Watts Development Coordinator Claire Drerup Donor Experience Coordinator Gina Winchester Administrative Assistant for RWF & WBB

972-2944 972-3004 972-2464 680-4353 972-3126 972-2993

FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT Randy Knowles Assistant AD for Facilities & Management 972-2578 Bobby Burton Facilities Supervisor of Grounds & Landscape 972-3880 Bryan Harrod Equipment Supervisor 972-8093 MARKETING AND FAN EXPERIENCE Sarah Munoz Assistant AD for Marketing & Fan Experience 972-2943

MEDIA RELATIONS Jerry Scott Chris Graddy Joseph Gorby Dennen Cuthbertson SPIRIT SQUADS Paige Pauley Martha McFerron Meredith Cook

Assistant AD for Media Relations Assistant SID Assistant SID Media Relations GA

972-3405 972-2707 972-3547 972-2541

Coordinator/Head Coach of Spirit Squads Cheerleading Advisor Red Wolves Dancers Advisor

972-2055 972-3880 972-3880

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING Jeff Pitman Director of Strength & Conditioning Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning Lee Marks Ross Miller Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning Brandon Pringle Strength & Conditioning GA Derek Rosinksi Strength & Conditioning Intern VIDEO Liz Lambert Brooks Cockrell

BASEBALL Tommy Raffo Tighe Dickinson Anthony Everman Noah Sanders Jon Garner

MEN’S BASKETBALL John Brady Melvin Haralson Corey Barker Jeff Clapacs Brodrick Johnson Leela Keller

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