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     Beatriz Cabrera
    Beatriz Cabrera

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Malaga, Spain

    Last College:
    Virginia Commonwealth


    2003-2004 Highlights: Made debut season for the Flames a memorable one...went 18-2 at No. 1 singles and turned in a 16-5 overall doubles mark en route to the Horizon League Player of the Year award...named to the All-Horizon League First Team...turned in a team-best ten-match winning streak from Jan. 30th through March 8th...became the first women's tennis player in UIC history to be ranked in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division I singles rankings...ranked No. 104 in the country in the May 3rd ITA Rankings...finished the season as the tenth-ranked singles player in the Midwest Region...only two losses came in UIC debut against Marquette's Vero Briseno in a grueling three-set loss on Jan. 23rd and to then-No. 33 Jennifer McGaffigan of Illinois on March 13th...gave the third-ranked player in the country, Northwestern's Cristelle Grier, all she could handle in their NCAA regional first-round singles match...barely dropped the first set to Grier, 6-4, and led the second set 3-2 before the match was halted after the team decision was determined...went a perfect 8-0 against Horizon League foes...won ten doubles matches in a row with teammate Corey Steven...blanked three opponents this season, with her latest shutout coming in a 6-0, 6-0 win over Gina Peretti of Youngstown State on April 24th...was named Horizon League Athlete of the Week twice during the season.

    Prior to UIC: Versatile performer during her only season at Virginia Commonwealth in 2002-03...went 16-1 overall playing five different singles spots...turned in a 10-3 doubles record playing primarily at the second spot with Christina Arribas...named the Most Outstanding Performer at the 2003 Colonial Athletic Association Women's Tennis Championship...helped VCU capture the school's first CAA women's tennis title...also earned All-CAA First Team honors for her singles play...helped the Rams advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament...finished the season ranked 113th in the country...ranked as high as No. 89 in the ITA Rankings.