Christina Wieser
Christina Wieser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kilb, Austria

High School:
BRG St. Polten

Birthdate:
12/03/1984

Experience:
3L

Honors:
Tiger Academic 30 (Fall 2003, Spring 2006, Fall 2006); Tiger 3.0 Club (2003, 2004, Fall 2005, Spring 2006; Fall 2007, Spring 2007); C-USA Academic Honor Roll (2004, 2005, 2006. 2007); Commissioner's Academic Medalist (2004, 2006); Team Most Improved (2005); ITA Scholar Athlete (2005, 2006); C-USA All-Academic Team (2007)


Career (2003-2007): Capped her Lady Tiger career with a 33-54 mark in singles and a 22-43 mark in doubles...Was named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team as a senior and graduated in three years with her bachelor's degree and worked on her MBA during her senior season...Was a three-time member of the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll (2004, 2005, 2006) and a five-time member of the Tiger 3.0 Club...Was a C-USA Commissioner's Medalist in 2004 and 2006 and the Team Most Improved Player in 2005...Was named an ITA Scholar-Athlete in 2005 and 2006.

Fall 2007:Named to the 2006-07 Conference USA All-Academic Team...Was the only senior voted to the squad...Worked her way back from off-season knee surgery that caused her to miss the entire fall season to post a 3-13 mark in singles, including a 1-7 mark at No. 5, a 0-3 mark at No. 4, a 2-2 mark at No. 3 and an 0-1 mark at No. 2 singles...Also teamed with Amanda Brown for an 0-2 mark at No. 2 doubles and with Ekin Zafir for a 4-9 mark in doubles, inclduing a 3-7 mark at No. 2 and a 1-2 mark at No. 1.

Missed the fall season after having knee surgery over the summer....Named to the Dean's List, the Tiger 3.0 Club and the Tiger Academic 30 following the fall season.

Spring 2006: Was 6-7 at No. 5 singles during the spring and her six singles victories tied for the team lead in dual season wins...Was also 0-1 at No. 3, 0-3 at No. 4 and 0-1 at No. 6 during the spring season...Went 3-3 through the first six matches, then won her last two singles matches to end the season...Played doubles with Alex Tjioe (going 3-3), Flavia Russo (0-2), Andrea Feichtinger (1-5), Kristin Noble (0-2) and Ekin Zafir (0-1).

Fall 2005: Was 5-4 in singles and 3-4 in doubles during the fall...Opened the season with a loss to Middle Tennessee's Marlene Chemin, but went on to win the consolation singles title at Chattanooga, winning two three-set victories and one match 7-6, 7-6 over Western Kentucky's Whitney Robards...Advanced to the semifinals of both remaining tournaments, including a 6-4, 6-3 win over former C-USA foe Rachel McCullogh of Saint Louis at the Memphis tournament...Teamed with Kristin Noble in doubles advancing to the semifinals of two tournaments.

Spring 2005: Tied with Kristin Noble for second-most singles victories on the team with seven...Was 7-10 on the season in singles, including a 6-8 mark at No. 5 and a 1-2 mark at No. 4...Also teamed with Kathrin Kohl at No. 3 doubles for an 0-1 mark and with Kristin Noble for a 1-3 record...Named Team Most-Improved.

Fall 2004: Was named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for having a GPA of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester...Was 4-4 in singles, winning four of her last five matches to close out the fall season, winning the consolation title at Middle Tennessee..Teamed with Alex Tjioe in doubles to post a 3-2 mark before suffering an injury and missing the Houston tournament.

Spring 2004: Was a C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist for having a GPA of 3.75 or higher...Was also a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club and the C-USA Academic Honor Roll...Was 5-8 in singles during the spring semester, including a 4-6 mark at No. 6 singles...Was also 1-2 at No. 5 and 1-3 against Conference USA competition...Teamed with Kristin Noble for a 5-5 mark at No. 3 doubles...Also played one doubles match with Yessica Ares (1-0 at No. 3), Alex Tjioe (0-1 at No. 3)and Andrea Feichtinger (0-1 at No. 2).

Fall 2003: Went 3-3 in her first collegiate semester...Advanced to the consolation quarterfinals at the Middle Tennessee State tournament after downing Middle Tennessee's Jacqui Williams, 7-6 (7), 6-3, before falling to Southern Miss' Courtney Ulrich, 6-1, 2-6, 10-8...Won her first two matches at the U of M tournament, downing Saint Louis' Lindsay Winninger, 6-3, 6-1, then downing SIU-Carbondale's Zuzana Palovic, 6-1, 6-1...Fell to Southwest Missouri State's Elizabeth Garza, 6-4, 6-3, in the finals of the U of M tournament...Played in three doubles matches her first semester...Was teamed with fellow newcomer Alex Tjioe at the UTC Fall Classic, where they lost to Charlotte's Clark and Morris, 8-2...Wieser was then teamed with sophomore Kristin Noble for the Middle Tennessee State tournament...The duo downed Western Kentucky's Olga Kosaka and Dana Underlonk, 8-1, before falling to Southern Miss' Ulrich and Slater, 8-4, in the semifinals.

Prep: Finished second and third in the regional U16 championships in Austria in 1999 and 2000...Guided her team to a championship finish in the regional school championships...Was also a very competitive snowboarder...She finished second (PGS) and third (PSL)in the Austrian Junior Snowboarding championships in 2002...She also placed fifth in an international junior competition.

Personal: Born December 3, 1984...Daughter of Christine and Franz Wieser...Has two brothers, Markus and Dietmar ...Chose Memphis because she already knew former Lady Tiger Viktoria Gruber, who helped her get in contact with Head Coach Charlotte Peterson...Enjoys skiing, snowboarding and all kinds of outdoor activities.

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