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Welma Luus
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa
High School: Waterkloof HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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As a Redshirt Junior (2013-2014): slotted in all over the singles lineup during the season, while being a constant at No. 1 doubles ... finished the season with a flourish, notching four wins in her final five matchs, including at the ACC Championships ... a gritty 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) win over Nicole Martinez lifted the Terps to a win against NC State ... defeated Samantha Asch 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to help the Terps defeat No. 66 Wake Forest ... started the season with wins against George Washington and Richmond ... paired with Kristina Hovsepyan and Nataliya Bredikhina to play 21 matches at the top of the Terps' doubles lineup ... found major sucess with Bredikhina towards the end of the year, winning matches against NC State, No. 66 Wake Forest, No. 61 Syracuse and No. 68 Princeton ... teamed with Hovsepyan to nab wins against Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh and St. John's.

As a Junior (2012-2013): Sat out the spring season due to injury ... served as a volunteer assistant coach.

As a Sophomore (2011-12): A member of one of the top doubles tandems in the country with Ana Belzunce...combined for a team-high 15 doubles victories playing at the No. 1 spot...ranked as high as No. 15 nationally by the ITA...earned a bid to the NCAA Doubles Championship...won the USTA/ITA Atlantic Region title to earn a bid to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship...teamed with Belzunce for eight wins over ranked opponents...upset then-No. 5 Kristy Frilling and Shannon Mathews of Notre Dame (1/29), and then-No. 2 Shinann Featherstone and Lauren McHale of North Carolina (4/14)...in singles, played the majority of the conference schedule in the fourth spot and tallied nine victories.

As a Freshman (2010-11): Helped lead the Terps to a top 35 national ranking ... versatile player who saw action at many different spots in the lineup from No. 3 to No. 6 singles ... recorded 12 singles wins ... picked up one of the biggest wins of the sasons for the Terps with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over No. 11 Virginia's Maria Fucillo at No. 5 singles to secure to upset for Maryland (March 20) ... also helped knock off 11th-ranked Georgia Tech with a match clinching victory at No. 4 singles over the Yellow Jacket's Sasha Krupina 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 (April 1) ... won 17 times in dual doubles with Ana Belzunce for a .739 winning percentage ... the duo recorded a seven-match winning streak in doubles (February 25-March 25) including wins against three ranked schools

Personal: Daughter of Hennie and Rosa Magdalena Luus ... has two siblings Anel (16) and HP (11) ... both parents are tennis coaches ... was a three-sport athlete in track and field, field hockey, and tennis ... ran 400 and 800m hurdles ... played forward for the South African 18U girl's field hockey team ... lists Andy Roddick as her sports hero ... enrolled as a kinesiology major in the School of Public Health.

Luus' Career Singles Statistics
Year Overall Dual Tour. Conf. 1 2 3 4 5 6
10-11 12-11 12-11 0-0 4-7 --- --- 0-1 2-7 3-1 7-2
11-12 9-14 8-13 1-1 3-8 --- --- 5-7 3-6 --- ---
12-13 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
13-14 8-16 7-14 1-2 4-10 --- 1-2 3-4 2-8 --- ---
Total 22-27 20-24 1-2 7-15 --- 1-2 8-12 7-21 3-1 7-2
Luus' Career Doubles Statistics
Year Overall Dual Tour. Conf. 1 2 3
10-11 17-6 17-6 0-0 7-4 0-1 11-2 6-3
11-12 15-15 10-11 5-4 5-6 10-11 --- ---
12-13 --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
13-14 11-11 9-10 2-1 5-6 10-11 --- ---
Total 43-32 36-27 7-5 12-10 10-12 11-2 6-3

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