Tanya Sasnouskaya to hitch the Longhorns’ 2023-24 season

After spending 4 years at Previous Dominion College in Norfolk, Virginia, graduate scholar and girls’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 crew has formally signed Sasnouskaya, who will be a 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 yr, ending with an 8–3 and seven–2 report in singles and doubles, respectively.

Throughout her sophomore yr in 2021, Sasnouskaya completed with a 14–2 singles report and was awarded the Convention USA Freshman of the Yr. Because the second highest ranked singles participant in Convention USA All-Freshman Workforce, Sasnouskaya additionally performed for the All-Convention USA Singles and Doubles First Workforce.

Sasnouskaya, who has a bachelor’s diploma in cybersecurity, completed her junior and senior yr with the Monarchs with an general Common Tennis Ranking of 10.68. Throughout her junior yr, 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 gained second place within the ITA All-American and ITA Fall Nationwide Championship video games. Sasnouskaya completed her junior yr ranked No. 108 within the ITA nationwide singles rankings.

As a senior in the course of the 2022-23 season, Sasnouskaya superior to the second spherical of the NCAA Championship, ending the yr ranked No. 25 and No. 26 in ITA nationwide singles and doubles rankings. On the Solar Belt Convention, she gained the honour of Solar Belt Participant of the Yr, a title voted on by 14 girls’s tennis head coaches.

Sasnouskaya completed out her senior yr with the Monarchs with a 22–6 report in singles and a 20–8 report in doubles, and now seems to be to assist the Longhorns in claiming the Huge 12 match title for the fourth consecutive yr.

“Tanya’s inclusion to our program makes us as soon as once more a formidable drive,” Joffe mentioned. “She has the fervour, capability and software 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.”