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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON WOMEN’S TENNIS

Senior Siobhan Cavan

Senior Pavlina Smatova

2010--11 MEDIA GUIDE 2010


TABLE OF CONTENTS/QUICK FACTS Table of Contents 2010-11 Roster ......................................................................2 2010-11 Schedule.................................................................3

History Individual Records ............................................................ 30 Team Records...................................................................... 31

The Coaches Paul Reber, Head Coach .................................................4-5 Maja Kovacek, Assistant Coach ...................................6-7 The Players Siobhan Cavan...................................................................8-9 Trudie du Toit ................................................................10-11 Molly McDevitt .............................................................12-13 Julia Metzger .................................................................14-15 Patricia Skowronski .....................................................16-17 Pavlina Smatova...........................................................18-19 Lana Buttner ........................................................................ 20 Charlotte Dupont .............................................................. 20 Lena Macomson................................................................. 20 Pascale Neubert ................................................................. 21 Rabea Stueckemann ........................................................ 21 Media Guide Credits 2009-10 Review Records/Statistics .............................................................. 22 Dual Results ...................................................................23-28 Pac-10 Championships.................................................... 29

The 2010-11 Oregon men’s tennis media guide was written and designed by Chad Twaro. Photography was provided by Eric Evans and Kevin Quah. The media guide was edited by the University of Oregon media services office.

University Quick Facts Name........................................................... University of Oregon Location ..................................................................... Eugene, Ore. Founded ....................................................................................1876 Enrollment ............................................................................ 20,033 Nickname ................................................................................Ducks Colors .................................................................Green and Yellow President............................................................ Richard Lariviere Athletic Director.......................................................Rob Mullens Facility...................................... Oregon Student Tennis Center Athletics Phone ...................................................(541) 346-4481 Ticket Office Phone ............................................(541) 346-4461

Oregon Women’s Tennis Staff Head Coach ..................................................................Paul Reber Alma Mater ................................................. Arizona State, 1996 Career Record (pct.) ................................................ 38-52 (.422) Seasons ......................................................................................Four Office Phone........................................................(541) 346-5570 E-mail ..................................................... pdreber@uoregon.edu Assistant Coach .....................................................Maja Kovacek Alma Mater ....................................................New Mexico, 2006 Seasons ....................................................................................Three

Media Services Executive Assistant AD .......................................Dave Williford Associate Director ....................................................Greg Walker Assistant Director ...............................................Chris Geraghty Assistant Director ........................................... Andy McNamara Assistant Director .................................................Geoff Thurner Assistant Director ................................................Andria Wenzel Intern/Tennis Contact.................................Chad Twaro Office Phone .......................................... (541) 346-5532 E-mail ..........................................ctwaro@uoregon.edu Administrative Assistant ..................................Kim Johanssen

Oregon Women’s Tennis Quick Facts 2009-10 Overall Duals Record............................................ 7-15 2009-10 Pac-10 Duals Record ...................... 1-7 (T-Seventh) Singles Starters Returning/Lost........................................... 4/2 Doubles Starters Returning/Lost ........................................ 4/2 Final 2010 ITA Ranking (Season-high)............ NR (71, 1/24)

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WOMEN’S TENNIS ROSTER/SCHEDULE 2010-11 University of Oregon Women’s Tennis Roster Name Lana Buttner Siobhan Cavan Trudie du Toit Charlotte Dupont Molly McDevitt Julia Metzger Pascale Neubert Patricia Skowronski Pavlina Smatova Rabea Stueckemann

Ht. 5-4 5-6 5-6 5-5 5-8 5-9 5-7 5-7 5-9 5-7

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

Hometown (Last School) Croissy sur Seine, France (Lycee Alain) Auckland, New Zealand (Rangitoto) Abbotsford, British Columbia Hillsborough, Calif. (The Pendleton School) Albuquerque, N.M. (Bosque School) Perrysburgh, Ohio (Perrysburgh HS) Meerbusch, Germany (Beilstein HS) Braunschweig, Germany (Gymnasium Martino-Katherineum) Plzen, Czech Republic (Secondary Industrial School of Traffic/Ecology) Hamm, Germany (Freiherr-von-Stein)

Head Coach: Paul Reber (Fifth Season) Assistant Coach: Maja Kovacek (Fourth Season) Pronunciation Guide Lana Buttner......................................................................................................................................................................................... LAH-nuh Siobhan Cavan .......................................................................................................................................................... SHUH-bahn CUH-van Trudie du Toit ......................................................................................................................................................................................DOO Toyt Pascale Neubert ............................................................................................................................................................ PASS-cal NEW-bert Patricia Skowronski .............................................................................................................................................................SKOW-ron-skee Pavlina Smatova.......................................................................................................................................... PAV-lee-nuh SMUH-toe-vuh Rabea Stueckemann ................................................................................................................................ RAH-bee-uh STUH-kuh-man

2011 DUAL SCHEDULE DATE Jan. 21 Jan. 23 Jan. 28 Jan. 28 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 25 Feb. 26 March 4 March 5 March 11 March 21 March 23 March 25 April 01 April 02 April 08 April 09 April 16 April 17

OPPONENT Portland State Portland Iowa State Montana Oklahoma Minnesota Colorado New Mexico Stanford * California * Arizona * Arizona State * Washington * Boise State Utah BYU USC * UCLA * Long Beach State San Diego Washington State * Sacramento State

* Pac-10 Conference matches

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2010-11 University of Oregon Women’s Tennis

LOCATION Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. at Minneapolis, Minn. at Minneapolis, Minn. at Boulder, Colo. at Boulder, Colo. at Stanford, Calif. at Berkeley, Calif. at Tucson, Ariz. at Tempe, Ariz. Eugene, Ore. at Boise, Idaho at Salt Lake City, Utah at Provo, Utah Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore. at Long Beach, Calif. at San Diego, Calif. Eugene, Ore. Eugene, Ore.

TIME 2:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m.


WOMEN’S TENNIS PRESEASON NOTES Preseason Props – Oregon has an individual presence in the individual ITA preseason rankings. Pavlina Smatova and Patricia Skowronski are coming off a strong fall in doubles action and are ranked No. 59 nationally in the doubles circuit. The duo went 7-3 during the fall and won their flight at the USAFA Invitational in October.

junior Trudie du Toit (15 singles wins in 2010) and sophomore Patricia Skowronski (10 victories in 2010).

Welcome Aboard – Freshmen Rabea Stueckemann and Lana Buttner got their first taste of the collegiate game during the Ducks’ fall slate. Stueckemann finished second on the squad with a 5-4 singles record and seemed to get stronger as the fall wore New Addition – The Ducks added to their roster on, winning three of her final four singles contests. over the winter break. Freshman Pascale Neubert Buttner notched a 2-3 record while playing in is UO’s newest competitor, giving UO 11 players UO’s first two tournaments and won her opening entering dual season. Neubert is from Meerbusch, match at the competitive ITA Northwest Regional Germany and attended Beilstein High School. She was ranked as high as No. 68 in the under 18 national Championships. rankings and posted a record of 27-8 in tournament Pulling Rank – The Ducks have spent time in the play during the 2008-09 season. ITA team rankings in every season under head coach Paul Reber after spending four weeks in the top 75 Back for More – Oregon’s six returners account in 2010. UO has been ranked in the top 50 in three for 74 of its 105 singles victories (70.5 percent) separate seasons under Reber, most recently during from a year ago. The Ducks bring back four of their the 2008-09 campaign (45th). Oregon cracked the six regular singles players from dual competition top 25 in 2007, reaching as high as 22nd. last season, including senior Pavlina Smatova (No. 17 singles player in the ITA Northwest Region), sophomore Julia Metzger (20-20 last season),

2010-11 University of Oregon Women’s Tennis Team Back Row (L-R): Assistant Coach Maja Kovacec, Patricia Skowronski, Trudie du Toit, Pavlina Smatova, Julia Metzger, Molly McDevitt, Siobhan Cavan, Head Coach Paul Reber. Front Row (L-R): Lena Macomson, Rabea Stueckemann, Lana Buttner, Charlotte Dupont, Pascale Neubert GODUCKS.COM

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