LSU Women's Tennis BIO
Ryann Foster
Player Profile:
Ryann Foster 2394342
Height: 5'11"
Class: Junior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Sunrise, Fla.
High School: Broward Virtual School
Other College: Texas
Major: Nutrition and Food Science
Born: 07/23/1996

2016 Louisiana Newcomer of the Year

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015-16)
Began her first dual season at LSU on a 15-match win streak … Finished the SEC schedule with a 6-6 record in conference … Named to the Louisiana Newcomer of the Year … Secured a ranked win over No. 102 Paige Cline of South Carolina 6-1, 7-5 … Clinched LSU's win over Missouri on court three 6-4, 6-3 against Brianna Lashway … Provided a crucial point in the Lady Tigers' win over No. 26 Arkansas 6-1, 6-2 against Shannon Hudson … Took down No. 51 Anastasia Rentoulli of Mississippi State 6-4, 6-3 … After dropping the first set, fought back to defeat No. 73 Tea Jandric 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to clinch the win over No. 27 Ole Miss … Dominated Joanna Nena Savva 6-2, 6-1 for the first singles point against Alabama … Defeated No. 89 Kelsey Laurente 6-1, 6-3 for a crucial point in LSU's win over No. 10 Oklahoma State at the ITA Indoor Championships … Defeated Alex Najarian of No. 12 Michigan 6-4, 6-1 at indoors … Partnered with Joana Vale Costa to defeat No. 35 Kendall/ and Paige Hourigan of Georgia Tech during the final of the ITA Kickoff Weekend … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred from the University of Texas … Named to the athletic director's honor roll at Texas her freshman year … Ranked as high as 869 in singles and 953 in doubles in the WTA rankings … Was the top ranked player in Florida women's singles and won national championships in 14s and 12s in singles and doubles … Won two summer ITA events in singles during the summer of 2014 … The 2015 ITA summer event winner at the Collegiate Clay Court Championship … Reached the semifinal of the 15K pro event in Columbia and the quarterfinal of the 10K pro events in Lima, Peru and Guadeloupe.

PERSONAL
Born July 23, 1996 … Parents are Robert and Laura Foster … Has one older brother – Rob … Mother played tennis collegiately and father is a former PGA professional … Majoring in nutrition and food science.

 

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