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     Ayca Gumuscu
    Ayca Gumuscu

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ankara, Turkey

    High School:
    Evrensel College


    2002-03 Highlights: Named to the All-Horizon League Second team finishing with a record of 16-16, competing at both No. 1 and No. 2 singles...won nine out of her last 10 matches...helped UIC clinch its seventh-consecutive Horizon League championship with a 6-0, 6-0 whitewashing of Butler's Alaina Griffin in the finals...teamed with rookie Molly Smith in doubles action and finished with a mark of 9-3 during the campaign, including winning seven of their final eight matches.

    2001-02 Highlights: Earned a spot on the All-Horizon League First Team after posting an undefeated record at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles versus league foes...totaled an overall record of 20-12 in singles and 14-12 in doubles play...her 20 singles triumphs was a single-season best...helped the Flames to a sixth straight Horizon League title and fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.

    2000-01 Highlights: Enjoyed a fantastic freshman campaign in which she totaled a 19-10 singles record and 18-14 doubles slate...her .655 singles winning percentage was best on the team...dominated the No. 3 singles position for the Flames with a 15-4 mark in the spring...finished the year with a 12-5 record in doubles play with partner Nicole Derouin at the No. 1 position...missed a good portion of the fall season due to injury...has won 14 of her last 17 singles contests...posted flight titles in both singles and doubles at the Falcon Classic hosted by Bowling Green in the fall...named MCC Player of the Week on October 6.

    Prep/Personal: Was member of Turkish National Team since the age of 11...won Turkish National Championship for eight consecutive years...ranked first nationally since she was 11...enjoys running, playing cards, drawing and listening to music...born February 13, 1982...daughter of Adnan and Suat Gumuscu...will major in business.