After spending 4 years at Outdated Dominion College in Norfolk, Virginia, graduate pupil and ladies’s tennis athlete Tanya Sasnouskaya has discovered her new residence in Austin. Introduced on June 8 by Texas girls’s tennis head coach Howard Joffe, the workforce has formally signed Sasnouskaya, who will be part of the Longhorns for his or her 2023-24 season.
Initially from Minsk, Belarus, Sasnouskaya stood because the No. 19-ranked Belarus feminine participant and had a dominant season proper out of the gate her freshman 12 months, ending with an 8–3 and seven–2 report in singles and doubles, respectively.
Throughout her sophomore 12 months in 2021, Sasnouskaya completed with a 14–2 singles report and was awarded the Convention USA Freshman of the 12 months. Because the second highest ranked singles participant in Convention USA All-Freshman Staff, Sasnouskaya additionally performed for the All-Convention USA Singles and Doubles First Staff.
Sasnouskaya, who has a bachelor’s diploma in cybersecurity, completed her junior and senior 12 months with the Monarchs with an total Common Tennis Score of 10.68. Throughout her junior 12 months, Sasnouskaya superior to Spherical 16 on the NCAA Championships with a 33–7 doubles report, together with Yuliia Starodubtseva. The duo completed at No. 7 within the ITA nationwide doubles rankings and received second place within the ITA All-American and ITA Fall Nationwide Championship video games. Sasnouskaya completed her junior 12 months ranked No. 108 within the ITA nationwide singles rankings.
As a senior throughout the 2022-23 season, Sasnouskaya superior to the second spherical of the NCAA Championship, ending the 12 months ranked No. 25 and No. 26 in ITA nationwide singles and doubles rankings. On the Solar Belt Convention, she received the respect of Solar Belt Participant of the 12 months, a title voted on by 14 girls’s tennis head coaches.
Sasnouskaya completed out her senior 12 months with the Monarchs with a 22–6 report in singles and a 20–8 report in doubles, and now appears to assist the Longhorns in claiming the Large 12 event title for the fourth consecutive 12 months.
“Tanya’s inclusion to our program makes us as soon as once more a formidable drive,” Joffe stated. “She has the fervour, capability and utility to maintain enhancing. As a coach, I see the chance right here in our program to assist her make one other consequential bounce to have the ability to play professional tennis after her graduate work is finished.”