Women's Tennis

Elisabeth  Abanda
Elisabeth Abanda

Class: JR

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec

Height: 5-6

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Member of NCAA Championship team ... Second-Team All-Sunshine State Conference in singles ... Finished season with team best 19 wins in singles play ... Won her first 13 singles matches of spring ... Won three straight NCAA Championship matches in Round of 16, quarterfinals and semifinals ... Put together 11-2 doubles record with Goia in spring, which included an 8-4 win over West Florida's Nina Bubelova and Fernanda Amaral, then No. 9-ranked in South Region ... Had 13-2 overall doubles record ... In fall, went 5-1 to finish as runner-up in singles at Varner Invitational ... Advanced to quarterfinals of USTA/ITA South Region Championships in singles in fall, going 2-1 ... Beat Liberty's Maria Khval, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), to win FIU Invitational consolation final in fall ... Partnered with Karina Goia in doubles in fall to go 2-1 at USTA/ITA South Region Championships, advancing to semifinals ... Went 1-1 with Goia at FIU Invitational in fall ... Athletic Director's List in spring ... SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring.

FRESHMAN (2013): Earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association doubles All-American honors with Emma Onila ... First-Team All-SSC doubles selection ... Second-Team All-SSC in singles ... Named SSC Player of Week (Feb. 4) and (Apr. 15) ... Finished season with No. 23 national singles ranking ... Ranked No. 7 in doubles to cap season ... Went 21-5 in doubles with Emma Onila ... Beat No. 4 Kristina Huba, of Florida Tech, 6-2, 2-6, 10-5 in first college singles match (Feb. 2) ... Beat No. 4 Valentine Confalonieri of Lynn, 6-4, 6-3 (Apr. 10) ... Defeated No. 1 Aleksandra Filipovski and Barbora Krticova, 8-6, at No. 1 doubles in Barry's 5-4 win over No. 1 Armstrong Atlantic (Mar. 22).

REDSHIRT (2012): Did not participate.

HIGH SCHOOL & AMATEUR: Won U18 Canadian World Ranking event, beating Carol Zhao, 6-4, 6-3, in Oct. 2010 ... Paired with Bucs teammate Emma Onila to win the Orange Bowl 16s doubles tournament in Dec. 2009 ... Along with Onila, won U18 Canadian World Ranking event doubles crown in Oct. 2010 ... Partnered with Elianne Douglas-Miron to win Yucatan World Cup doubles title in Nov. 2009 ... Paired with Noel Scott in June 2009 to reach final of Mediterranee Avenir in Morocco ... Won Costa Rica Bowl doubles title with Jessica Pegula in March 2009 ... Ranked 103 on ITA juniors 2011 ... Ranked 353 WTA doubles 2010 ... Ranked 779 WTA singles 2010 ... Competed while attending Ecole Georges-Vanier Laval High in Canada ... Graduated in top 20 percent with an 85 percent grade point average in 2011 ... Trained at National Training Center in Montreal from 2007-11.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Blaise Abanda and Cecile Essono Ahibena ... Has a sister, Francoise, who also plays tennis ... Majoring in marketing.

SINGLES 
Record 
1  
2  
3  
4  
5  
6  
Tour 
2013
10-9
5-7 
4-2 
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1-0 
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2014
19-3
1-0 
1-0 
1-1 
9-1 
7-1 
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Totals
29-12
6-7 
5-2 
1-1 
9-1 
8-1 
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DOUBLES 
Record 
1  
2  
3  
Tour 
2013
21-5
20-5 
1-0 
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2014
13-2
1-0 
2-0 
10-2 
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Totals
34-7
21-5 
3-0 
10-2 
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