Sofia Baptista

Sofia Baptista

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cascais, Portugal

High School:
Escola Secundaria de Cascais

Height:
5-8

04/19/2013

UCF Women's Tennis Suffers Loss in C-USA Quarterfinals

Memphis 4, UCF 0

04/18/2013

UCF Women's Tennis Advances with Victory Over ECU

UCF 4, ECU 1

04/13/2013

UCF's Lorbergs Defeats Fifth Ranked Opponent of the Season

UND 6, UCF 1

04/12/2013

Knights Set Record with 48 C-USA Academic Medal Honorees

Student-athletes honored for 3.5 GPA or better.

04/11/2013

C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.

2012-13:
-Earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal for having a GPA above a 3.75, and received a spot on the league's Honor Roll
-As a freshman, delivered a 17-14 singles record with a 12-9 mark in dual matches
-Posted a 3-3 record at No. 5 singles, and was 9-6 at No. 6
-Won her first four matches of her career, two coming at the Knights Invitational and two more at the C.L. Varner Memorial Invitational
-Had a five-match winning streak from March 9-31, highlighted by victories over Saint Louis, Miami (Ohio), Boston University, East Carolina and UNC Wilmington
-Went 12-15 on the doubles court, primarily playing with Jenna Doerfler as the duo went 10-8 at the No. 3 position
-In the spring, boasted a four-match winning streak with wins against North Florida, No. 25 Memphis, Saint Louis and Boston University
-Tied for the Flight B doubles title at the Knights Invitational in September, partnering with Courtney Griffith

Prior to UCF:
-Ranked No. 7 in her native country, she also achieved a No. 4 Under-16 national ranking as well as a No. 5 Under-18 ranking
-Reached the singles final of the U-18 regional championship in Lisbon, and the quarterfinals in doubles play
-Her team was the regional champions in 2011 while taking third place at nationals -Has participated in several international women's tournaments as well
-Graduated from Escola Secundária de Cascais where she was at the top of her class with a 3.8 grade-point average
-Was an honors student throughout high school, and earned second place in Cascais' entrepreneurship contest

Personal:
-Born in Cascais, Portugal

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