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2002-2003 Women's Tennis Roster


Verena Preiss

Class: So.
Height: 5-9
Previous School: Bundesgymnasium Gallusstrasse
Hometown: Bregenz, Austria

Preiss' Game Extremely powerful player ... Has top 100 in the world type pace on groundstrokes and first serve ... Great return in doubles ... Should develop into a good player.

2001 Fall: Dropped her last four singles matches of the fall season ... Won the consolation finals of the Doctors Vision Center Classic ... Finished the fall with a 5-7 record in singles ... Was 2-1 in tiebreaker matches ... Was 4-6 in doubles with two different partners.

High School: Attended Bundesgymnasium Gallusstrasse ... Between 1995-99 won the junior championships twice and played numerous national and international tournaments ... Member of the women's national tennis team since 1998 ... ranked in the top 10 in the country since 1998 ... broke into the top five in the country in 2000.

Personal: Majoring in communications ... Started playing tennis when she was five ... Played in her first tournament when she eight ... Born April 26, 1983 ... Enjoys snowboarding, playing the piano and jogging ... Daughter of Ossi and Moni Preiss.