Andrea Feichtinger
Andrea Feichtinger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Neukirchen, Austria

High School:
Bundesrealgymnasium

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
12/17/1983

Experience:
3L

Honors:
Tiger Academic 30 (2003. 2004, Fall 2005); ITA Scholar Athlete (2003, 2004, 2005); C-USA Honor Roll (2003, 2004, 2005), Tiger 3.0 Club (2003, 2004, Fall 2005, Spring 2006)


Spring 2006: Capped her Lady Tiger career with a 4-14 mark in singles, including a 3-4 mark at No. 2 singles and a 1-10 mark at No. 1...Teamed with Brooke Cowie at No. 1 doubles, going 0-7, before played six matches with Christina Wieser and going 1-5 at No. 2 doubles...Was also 0-4 at No. 1 doubles with Alex Tjioe to cap the year.

Fall 2005: Was 2-6 in singles and 3-4 in doubles during the fall semester...Advanced to the A Singles Consolation semifinals at the Chattanooga tournament to open the fall...Faced one ranked opponent during the fall, falling to USF's Liz Cruz, the No. 96 ranked player in the country at the Alabama Tournament...In doubles, Feichtinger teamed with Alex Tjioe and advanced to the quarterfinals of all three fall tournaments, including a tough 9-7 loss in the quarterfinals of the Memphis/Varsity Pro Shop Tournament to end the fall.

Spring 2005: Moved up to No. 2 singles as a junior, finishing with a 6-13 record...Also teamed with Alex Tjioe at No. 2 doubles, where the duo was 5-14.

Fall 2004: Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher...Graduated with her degree in sports management in December and is currently working on her master's degree...Was named to the Tiger Top 30 for having one of the 30 highest GPAs in Memphis athletics...Was 5-6 in singles during the fall semester, winning back-to-back matches at the Middle Tennessee tournament...Teamed with Kristin Noble and Alex Tjioe over the fall semester, posting a 1-2 mark in doubles with Noble and a 1-2 mark with Tjioe.

Spring 2004: Was named to the Tiger 3.0 Club and the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher...Feichtinger was 12-12 in singles during her sophomore season, posting a 2-0 mark at No. 2 and a 10-12 mark at No. 3 singles...Had four different doubles partners over the spring...Teamed with freshman Alex Tjioe for a 6-8 mark at No. 2 doubles during Tjioe's first collegiate semester...Also teamed with freshman Christina Wieser for an 0-1 mark at No. 2 doubles....Also teamed with freshman Yessica Ares to go 0-5 at No. 2 doubles and teamed with fellow sophomore Kristin Noble for a 0-1 mark at No. 2...Also played one match at No. 1 doubles with Marlene Dirnstorfer, picking up a win to finish with a 7-15 mark in doubles.

Fall 2003: Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher...Was 2-4 in singles during the fall...Suffered a pair of setbacks at the UTC Fall Classic, falling to Charlotte's Laura Swain, 6-3, 6-0, before falling to Belmont's Laura Dehaan, 7-6, 7-5...Won her first match of the fall at Middle Tennessee against Lipscomb's Elizabeth McFarland, 6-2, 6-1...Fell in the quarterfinals to Southern Miss' Nicola Slater, 7-5, 7-6 (2)...Won her quarterfinal match in the U of M/Varsity Pro Shop Invite, 6-0, 6-1, before falling in the semis, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to Murray State's Jennifer Ward...Went 5-2 in doubles with two different teammates...Teamed with Viktoria Gruber at the UTC Fall Classic, dropping their opening match 8-4 to the Toledo team of Ribero and Rivero...Teamed with newcomer Alex Tjioe at the next two tournaments, winning two matches at Middle Tennessee before falling to the Middle Tennessee State team of Jennifer Klaschka and Laura McNamara in the semifinals...Went one step further and won the B Doubles crown at the U of M/Varsity Pro Shop Invitational with a 9-8 (5) win over the SIU-Carbondale team of Blanco and Knitter in the finals.

Spring 2003: Had an outstanding spring season, finishing with a 17-5 mark in singles...Had a season-best six match win streak, featuring wins over opponents from UALR, UT Chattanooga, Georgia State, Tennessee Tech, Cincinnati and UAB...Was 6-3 at No. 5 singles and 3-1 at No. 4 singles...Also played some time at No. 6, finishing with a 8-1 mark, with her only loss being at Ole Miss...Was 14-6 in doubles play, playing all her doubles matches with Viktoria Gruber...The duo ripped off eight-straight wins for their longest winning streak of the year, including some wins at No. 2 and some at No. 3 doubles...With the injuries at Conference Tournament time, Feichtinger and Gruber were moved up to play No. 2 doubles, winning their first match against Southern Miss before falling to Julie Penn and Melisa San from Louisville, 8-5.

Fall 2002: Started the fall in impressive fashion, going 10-2 in singles...Advanced to the finals of the Saint Louis tournament where she fell to teammate Marlene Dirnstorfer, 6-3, 1-6, 7-10...Went 3-0 through the SIU-Carbondale team tournament and won the No. 5 singles title at the University of Memphis/Varsity Pro Shop Invitational when she defeated Murray State's Annette Steen, 6-4, 7-6 in the final...Teamed with Dirnstorfer in the first tournament in the fall in doubles, going 3-0 before teaming with Viktoria Gruber and posting a 3-1 record, with their only loss coming to UAB's Ernst/Dellarciprete, 8-4, at the Middle Tennessee Tournament...Teamed with freshman Kristen Noble in doubles at the U of M tournament, dropping a pair of tough 9-7 losses to Saint Louis' Cutler/Kersten and Murray State's Steen and Ward.

Prep: Attended BRG Wels Wallererstr, graduating in June of 2002...Also ran cross country and played volleyball and swam...Her cross country team was ranked No. 3 in Austria and won a school team national championship...Her volleyball and swimming teams also won team championships...Feichtinger won an Austrian women's tennis doubles tournament in Kirchdorf and advanced to the quarterfinals of a singles tournament in Aurachkirchen...Was ranked No. 78 in Austrian women's singles.

Personal: Born December 17, 1983... Is the daughter of Georg and Beate Feichtinger...Has an older brother, Florian..Enjoys the cinema, playing the piano and surfing the internet...Favorite movie is Die fabelhafte Welt der Amelie and American Beauty...Likes all kinds of music....Was also offered a scholarship by the University of Texas in Lubbock...Received her undergraduate in sports management (Magna Cum Laude) and is now in the MBA program at Memphis.

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