MINERS

Matilda  Tench
 Matilda Tench

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Victoria

High School:
Brighton Secondary College

Experience:
2L

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

04/18/2013

Encouraging Season Comes to an End

UTEP's 12 victories were the most since 2009 and went undefeated in the Sun City (6-0), first time since 2004

04/15/2013

UTEP Tennis to Face No. 52 SMU at C-USA Championship

Match is set for Thursday at 8 a.m. CT

04/11/2013

UTEP Trounces Utah State on Senior Day

Miners finish home season undefeated

04/07/2013

Miners Fall to Blazers, 4-3, in Tight Match

UTEP to close out regular season against Utah State on Thursday in Sun City

03/22/2015

UTEP Women's Tennis vs Texas Pan-American

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/28/2015

UTEP Women's Tennis vs UTPB

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/15/2015

UTEP Women's Tennis vs Sam Houston

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

01/31/2015

UTEP Women's Tennis vs Buffalo

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

04/13/2014

UTEP Women's Tennis vs Arkansas State

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2014 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2015 (JUNIOR): Fashioned a 14-14 overall singles record, including an 11-5 dual match mark … 1-0 at No. 4, 2-1 at No. 5 and 8-4 at No. 6 … won eight of final 10 singles matches during the spring season … forged a 15-11 overall doubles record, including an 8-7 dual match mark … went undefeated (5-0 at No. 2) with teammate Duda Santos during the spring season, while finishing with an overall doubles record of 6-1 … won both Conference USA matches, defeating UTSA’s S. Madroñal Medina, 6-2, 6-0 (3/1) and Southern Miss’ Kathrin Waidner, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 (3/29) … won final six regular season singles matches that included a victory over rival NM State’s Marie Thiffault, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 (4/11) … efforts helped UTEP produce its best-ever winning percentage (.706) in a single season.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE):
Forged a 13-19 overall singles record and 12-20 overall doubles mark ... posted a 5-5 singles mark during the fall season ... claimed two singles wins, including a victory over Western New Mexico's Diamond Morrill, 6-0, 6-1, in the Taos Flight in the 2013 Aggie Invitational to secure runner-up honors ... won two singles matches, including a win over Northern Arizona's Jordan Denesik, 7-5, 7-6, to advance to the championship match at the 2013 Lobo Fall Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. ... after a slow doubles start during the spring, she teamed up with Gabi Vazquez to fashion a 9-5 dual-match doubles record (1-0 at no. 2 and 8-5 at no. 3) ... the duo won their first six matches, including a win over Conference USA foe Southern Miss' Karina Gurgenyan and Kathrin Waider, 8-1, at the El Paso Tennis Club.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN): One of two Miners to play as a true freshman ... led all freshman in wins as she posted an 8-13 record ... won four matches at the No. 5 spot, three at the No. 6 spot and was victorious in her only match at the No. 4 spot ... had won four of five singles matches from Feb. 22 - March 10 ... compiled a 5-4 record at No. 3 doubles with Anastasiya Sylenko ... part of a spring squad who won 12 matches and post an undefeated home record (6-0).

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played at Brighton Secondary College in Australia.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Wallace and Shaunne Tench ... has one brother (Mitchell) and one sister (Amber) ... her aunt, Dorothy Bisset, was an ice skating champion as she was a two-time bronze medalist at the World Professional ice dancing championships in the late `70s ... sports captain and peer support leader in high school ... nickname is Tilly ... born in Melbourne, Victoria ... kinesiology major.

Matilda Rose Tench's Career Singles Stats
Season Overall Pct. Dual Conf. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2012-13 8-13 .381 8-13 1-2 - - - 1-0 4-8 3-5
2013-14 13-19 .406 8-14 0-2 - - - - 2-1 6-13
2014-15 14-14 .500 11-5 2-0 - - - 1-0 2-1 8-4
Totals 35-46 .432 27-32 3-4 - - - 2-0 8-10 17-22
Matilda Rose Tench's Career Doubles Stats
Season Overall Pct. Dual Conf. #1 #2 #3
2012-13 7-9 .368 7-9 1-1 - - 7-9
2013-14 12-20 .375 10-12 1-1 - 1-2 9-10
2014-15 15-11 .577 8-7 1-1 - 6-6 2-1
Totals 34-40 .459 25-28 3-3 - 7-8 18-20