UTEP's 12 victories were the most since 2009 and went undefeated in the Sun City (6-0), first time since 2004
Match is set for Thursday at 8 a.m. CT
UTEP to close out regular season against Utah State on Thursday in Sun City
Win 10th match of 2013
Miners lose second straight
2013-14 (JUNIOR): Injuries shortened her spring season ... tallied a 4-8 overall singles record ... won a match during dual-match play, defeating Western New Mexico's Marissa Aguirre, 6-1, 6-1, at the El Paso Tennis Club ... won three singles matches during the fall season ... claimed the Taos Flight consolation final over Tarleton State's Silvia Nieva, 6-1, 4-6, 10-7, at the 2013 Aggie Invitational in Las Cruces, N.M. ... recorded a 3-10 overall doubles mark ... teamed up with Matilda Tench to defeat Western New Mexico's Claudia Osuna and Aguirre, 8-0, at the El Paso Tennis Club during the spring season ... won two more matches with Tench during the fall season, including a victory over Northern Arizona's Emelia Box/Hailey Rochin, 8-4, in the Jemez Flight at the Aggie Invitational.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Won a singles match during the fall season at the 2012 UNM Fall Invitational ... part of a doubles win with Marie LeBlond at the invitational ... returned to action in the spring versus Pacific (2/16) after an injury set her back ... won two singles matches in a row during the spring season ... recorded a 5-4 doubles record with Matilda Rose Tench ... part of a spring squad that won 12 matches and post an undefeated home record (6-0).
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Picked up a pair of victories to start her career but endured some growing pains throughout the rest of the campaign ... had a convincing straight set victory in dual-play in the Miners' 7-0 blanking of UTPB (2/24/12) ... was a part of six doubles wins, including four during the dual-match part of the season.
PRIOR TO UTEP:Armed with a wealth of experience on the international level dating to 2007 ... competed at the Winter Championships of Ukraine in both singles & doubles from 2009-10 ... played at the national championship for her respective age group on eight occasions ... participated in singles and doubles, but was best known for her skill in the doubles format ... stepped onto the world stage by playing at the U16 International Junior Tournament called the Lotto Cup in May 2008 ... first major tournament was the U18 National Ukraine event in January 2007.
PERSONAL: Graduated from Comprehensive School No. 57... started playing tennis in 2005 ... daughter of Lubov Sylenko ... full name is Anastasiya Sylenko ... born in Makeevka,Ukraine ... finance major.