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  Liat Zimmermann
Liat Zimmermann

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yehud, Israel

High School:
Makif Yehud

Last College:
Miami

Height:
5-9

Experience:
2L


05/10/2014

Third Time Not a Charm as Baylor Ends Owls NCAA Quest

Season ends 18-7

05/09/2014

Owls Blitz Pioneers to Reach Third Straight Regional Final

Face winner of Baylor-Texas A&M CC at 5 p.m. Saturday

04/20/2014

Back to Back

Rice downs Tulsa 4-2 to repeat as C-USA Champions

04/19/2014

Owls Roll into C-USA Final

Breakfast showdown with Tulsa to decide title

04/18/2014

Quick Start Moves Owls into C-USA Semis

Face North Texas at 11 a.m. Saturday

03/27/2014

Rice 6, Missouri 1

Rice defeated Missouri 6-1 at Jake Hess on 3/25

03/08/2014

Rice 7, Texas State 0

Rice defeated Texas State 7-0 on March 8

02/17/2014

Rice 7, McNeese 0

Rice defeated McNeese 7-0 at Jake Hess on Feb. 15

01/21/2014

Rice 7, Lamar 0

Rice opened the 2014 dual season with a 7-0 win over Lamar

04/19/2013

Rice vs. Old Dominion

Conference USA Championship Quarterfinal


Zimmermann match by match
2013


HONORS AT RICE
NCAA Qualifier, Doubles 2014 (w/d injury)
C-USA Newcomer of the Year 2013
All C-USA Singles 2013 (third team)
All C-USA Singles 2014 (first team)
All C-USA Doubles 2014 (first team)
2014 C-USA Outstanding Doubles of the Championship
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2013 & 2014

2013-14 (Junior)Finished the year 12-9 in singles, including a 9-6 mark at the No. 4 position... Was 2-1 at C-USA Championship... Clinched Owls win 4-3 over #19 Auburn at Blue-Gray Classic... C-USA Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week for week of February 18-23 after winning all three matches at Blue-Gray Classic... Combined with Natalie Beazant to post an 9-4 record in doubles while rising as high as #49 in the ITA rankings and qualify for the NCAA Doubles Championship before an injury to Zimmermann forced the duo to withdraw... Combined with Beazant to provide a quick start to the Owls' bid for a second consecutive C-USA title with an 8-3 doubles win on court one to clinch the first point of the day... Was 5-6 in singles and 6-3 in doubles action during the fall... Teamed with Allison Ho to capture the consolation final in the No. 1 doubles flight at the Cougar Classic, downing Maryland's Ana Gasparovic and Samantha Budai 8-4... Defeated Isabelle Jonsson of UTSA, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the USTA-ITA Texas Regional first round.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Transfer from Miami who was named the C-USA Newcomer of the Year after finishing the regular season with a 14-4 mark in singles and a 12-5 mark in doubles (12-3 with Katie Gater)..... Joined Gater on the All C-USA Singles third team... Provided the clinch point in the Owls historic first-ever win over Texas, defeating Noel Scott, 6-3, 0-6, 6-4...Was 4-1 in three set matches durin the dual season, including a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over SMU's Vaszilisza Bulgakova in the C-USA Semifinals... Combined with Gater for the doubles clinch vs. SMU in C-USA semifinals... Won a tiebreak win over Dishkova/Verner, fighting back from a 7-5 deficit with the other two doubles matches completed and followed that by evening the doubles competition with Tulsa in the C-USA Championship with an 8-3 win over Farley/Saarteinen to set up clinch on Court 3. ... Was 6-3 in both singles and doubles in the fall... Downed teammate Solomiya Zinko 6-2, 6-3 to capture the Rice Invite #3 Flight singles title ...Downed Texas' Annat Rabinovich 6-3, 6-1 at the Texas ITA Regional before falling to the tournament's third seed, Cristina Stancu of Texas A&M...Teamed with Katie Gater to reach the round of 16 in Texas ITA Doubles defeating Sheridan Currie and Natalie Petaia of Sam Houston in the opener and Hristina Dishkova and Elena Fayner of SMU in the second round.

2011-12 (Freshman @Miami)
Had a spring record of 18-7 in singles play... Played at the No. 5 position in all but six matches... Defeated Marina Cunningham of UNF in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, 6-2, 6-1... Defeated Alex Anghelescu of 24th-ranked Georgia Tech, 6-3, 3-6, 11-9... Defeated Megan Horter of 12th-ranked Baylor, 6-2, 6-4... Defeated Romy Kolzer of 23rd-ranked Clemson, 6-1, 6-4... Defeated Lina Padegimaite of 13th-ranked Texas, 6-4, 6-4... Teamed with Melissa Bolivar in all but three spring doubles matches, with a record of 18-7. Rose to a season-high No. 12 in the ITA Rankings (April 10)... Played out of the No. 1 doubles position in all but seven matches... Defeated the duo of Anastasia Putilina and Callie Craig of 40th-ranked Utah in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 8-6... Defeated the No. 21 duo of Mary Clayton and Ester Goldfeld of third-ranked Duke, 8-4... Defeated the No. 29 duo of Ana Belzunce and Welma Luus of Maryland, 8-3... Defeated the No. 59 duo of Ashley Miller and Joelle Kissell of NC State, 8-1... Defeated the No. 15 duo of Jillian O'Neill and Alex Anghelescu of 24th-ranked Georgia Tech, 8-4... Defeated the No. 61 duo of Hannah Yu and Victoria Brook of 28th-ranked Yale, 8-2... Defeated the No. 66 duo of Alex Kelleher and Olga Khmylev of 75th-ranked Boston College, 8-6... Defeated the No. 12 duo of Keri Wong and Josipa Bek of 23rd-ranked Clemson, 8-4... Defeated the duo of Erin Stephens and Gabby Rangel of 16th-ranked Ole Miss, 8-3.

Personal: Economics and Political Science major.

SinglesTourDual#1#2#3#4#5#6
2011-12 (Miami) 18-7 - - - - - -
2012-13 6-3 14-5 - 1-0 7-4 2-1 3-0 1-0
2013-14 5-6 12-9 - - 3-3 9-6 - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - -
TOTAL (Rice) 11-9 26-14 - 1-0 10-7 11-7 3-0 1-0
DoublesTourDual#1#2#3
2011-12 (Miami) 18-7 - - -
2012-13 6-3 12-6 - 12-5 0-1
2013-14 6-3 10-6 9-4 1-2 -
2014-15 - - - - -
TOTAL(Rice) 12-6 22-12 9-4 13-7 0-1
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