No. 56 Cieplucha Wins At No. 1 Singles; Fayner Wins At No. 2 Singles
Mustangs Visit No. 12 Baylor On Tuesday
Seniors Steinbauer And Turpin Honored Before The Match
Elena Fayner And Heather Steinbauer Also Get Victories
Singles: Went 4-7 in dual matches... 4-6 at No. 4 singles...Won four of 6 matches from Feb. 26 vs. No. 40 Princeton through March 25 against Louisiana-Monroe...Doubles: 0-12 on the year.
NCAA Championship - Team: Won the deciding point for SMU against No. 31 Texas A&M at No. 6 singles and fell in doubles with Shahzoda Hatamova in the first-round victory... Lost in both singles and doubles against No. 12 Florida State in the second-round and No. 7 Baylor in the round of 16... Singles: Posted a 6-11 record with a 5-9 dual record... Went 2-0 at No. 5 and 3-9 at No. 6... Doubles: Went 6-9 in dual matches with Shahzoda Hatamova.
2009-10 (So. - Texas A&M):
Fall: Went 4-4 in singles and 5-3 in doubles.
2008-09 (Fr. - Texas A&M):
Fall: Led the Aggies in doubles victories with an 8-5 record...Reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Southwest Regional with partner Christina Amo...The pair posted a 4-1 record overall in fall competition...Went 7-6 in singles, closed out the fall on a three-match winning streak...Reached the Flight V semifinals at the USTA/Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Championships.
Prep: A highly accomplished and decorated player, was a five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net...Was the winner of the 2006 USTA Girls 16 National Open Singles Championship and the 2006 G16s Wilson Junior Championship...Was ranked No. 1 in Texas and in the top 15 national in 14s and 16s singles...Was a three-time All-American by the National High School Tennis All-American Foundation (2005, 2006, 2008) and four-time MVP at New Braunfels High School...Reached the Texas high school state 4A finals in singles as a freshman in 2005 and was the UIL state champion in 2006...Also was a two-time mixed doubles 4A state champion, including in 2007 when she won the title with her brother, Rusty...Led the Unicorns to the state team finals in 2007 and the championship title in 2008...Has garnered numerous sportsmanship accolades, including the 2005 USTA Texas Section Girls 16s Elite Player Sportsmanship Award, the 2006 SATA Super Champ Sportsmanship Award, the 2007 Maureen Connolly Brinker Sportsmanship Award...Also was the recipient of the 2006 Bill Talbert Sportsmanship Award, given at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Molden Family Sportsmanship Award presented at the G16s National Hard Courts...Is a three-time recipient of the Nancy Jeffett Sportsmanship Award, presented at Super Champ tournaments...Named the 2003 and 2004 John Newcombe International Tennis Academy Most Outstanding Commuter and also was selected the 2006 John Newcombe Tennis Academy Most Outstanding Player Award.
Personal: Ashley Ann Turpin is the daughter of Mark and Kathy Turpin...Has two older sisters, Sarah and Shelley, as well as an older brother, Rusty...From a storied tennis family, her grandfather, Jack, is a member of the Texas Tennis Hall of Fame...He was an All-American at Rice University, where the stadium court bears his name...The family name is associated with the new Turpin Tennis Stadium at SMU, where her father and uncle, Jeff, competed...Began playing tennis when she was four years old...Most memorable athletic moment is winning state in mixed doubles with her brother...Born in July of 1990 in New Braunfels, Texas.