2010-11: All-Mountain West doubles selection with partner Katariina Tuohimaa ... Duo racked up a 5-3 mark, including a 5-1 mark during the regular season ... All of their wins came against conference opponents ... Played primarily doubles for the Frogs ... During the fall, advanced to the Round of 16 with partner Idunn Hertzberg at the USTA/ITA Texas Regionals and the HEB Baylor Invitational ... Won matches over tandems from Texas A&M and UT-Arlington at the ITA Texas Regionals ... Played most of her matches during the dual season with Hertzberg at the No. 3 spot before moving up to the 1-line with Tuohimaa ... With Hertzberg, won matches over duos from UTPA, Wake Forest, Lamar, BYU, New Mexico and SMU ... In her first match with Tuohimaa, the duo picked up a 9-8 win over the No. 51 doubles team in the country in San Diego State's Roxanne Ellison and Sierra Ellison ... Followed with wins at the No. 1 spot over Colorado State, Air Force, Midwestern State ... Won a key No. 1 doubles match over Nives Pavlovic and Aleksandra Josifoska of top-seeded UNLV at the MWC Championships ... Their win helped the Frogs clinch the doubles point and ultimately upend the No. 1-seeded Rebels ... Went 4-5 during the spring in singles with all of her wins coming in straight-set fashion ... Won 6-0, 5-1 against New Mexico ... Took down SMU's Shahzoda Hatamova, 6-3, 6-2 ... Also added 6-3, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-4 wins over Air Force and Midwestern State, respectively ... Given the Follett Academic Achievement Award by her teammates
2009-10: Academic All-Mountain West selection ... primarily played the No. 5 and 6 singles positions for the Frogs, posting a 5-17 overall record ... compiled a 2-10 record at No. 5 and 3-6 overall at No. 6 ... saw her only appearance in the No. 4 slot come against fourth-ranked Notre Dame, whose Cosmina Clobanu dropped Babanova, 6-3, 6-1 ... began the spring with losses in her first eight matches ... followed up with big wins against Texas A&M and Illinois, however ... picked up three wins in Mountain West play against Air Force, Colorado State, and New Mexico ... played primarily the No. 2 doubles slot with teammate Nila, Munch-Soegaard, where the duo compiled an 8-7 overall record ... duo played one match at the top position, falling to fourth-ranked Kali Krisik and Kristy Frilling of Notre Dame, 8-4 ... tandem finished 1-1 against ranked opponents after defeating 47th-ranked Laura Burns and Kateryna Yergina of Virginia Commonwealth ... also teamed with Katarlina Tuohimaa (0-4 at No. 2), Shalini Sahoo (0-2 at No. 3), and Gaby Mastromarino (0-1 at No. 3) ... finished with an overall spring doubles record of 8-14 ... competed in only two fall tournament, The Racquet Club College Invitational and the Wilson/ITA Texas Regional Championships ... went 3-3 overall in both tournaments ... won the opening two matches of The Racquet Club College Invitational before falling in the third round to No. 67 Pichittra Thongdach of Boise State ... teamed with Megan Alexander to compile a 3-2 fall doubles record ... duo advanced to the third round of the Wilson/ITA Texas Regional Championships.
2008-09: Tallied a 13-9 overall singles record and a spring ledger of 6-6, playing primarily from the Nos. 5 and 6 positions... earned wins in her last three matches... delivered the match-clinching point against No. 24 Texas A&M, No. 48 Pepperdine and Air Force... enjoyed a overall doubles record of 21-9, including a 8-4 clip with partner Gaby Mastromarino from the No. 3 spot in the spring... was 5-1 against MWC opponents... completed the fall semester with a 7-3 singles record... defeated No. 119 Jessi Robinson from Duke at the Bulldog Invitational in straight sets...topped all three opponents at the Rainbow Wahine Invitation in Honolulu... advanced to the singles consolation draw quarterfinals at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships...went 10-3 in doubles action, including a 9-3 clip with partner Nina Munch-Soegaard... the duo won three matches to advance to the doubles main draw semifinals at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships... also entered the third round of prequalifying at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships, taking down pairings from Virginia and Florida.
2007-08: Posted an overall singles record of 12-4... tallied a 6-1 dual-match record at the No. 6 position, including a perfect 4-0 mark in MWC play... all six wins in the spring came in straight sets... went 20-6 in doubles play overall in 2007-08... earned an 18-4 doubles mark during the spring, including a perfect 10-0 mark with partner Nina Munch-Soegaard... recorded a singles mark of 6-3 during the fall... won three matches over opponents from Oklahoma, Washington and UC-Irvine to claim the flight No. 3 singles title at the SDSU Fall Classic II... teamed up with Idunn Hertzberg for a 2-2 doubles record... duo won two matches in the doubles flight No. 2 consolation round to reach the championship match at the SDSU Fall Classic II.
High School/Junior: Won the singles and doubles titles at the Houston Corpus Christi USTA Texas Super Champ events... also grabbed the doubles championship at the Austin event... tallied a singles record of 19-2 in the spring of 2006 at the USTA Texas Super Champ events... recorded an undefeated mark of 10-0 in doubles play... achieved a career high combined ITF Junior ranking of No. 403.
Personal: Maria Babanova is the daughter of Viktor and Marina... has an older sister, Natalia (27)... majoring in business at TCU... enjoys skiing and skating in her spare time.
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