Karla Mancinas
Karla Mancinas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durango, Mexico

High School:
Col. Teresa de Avila

Height:
5-6

Handed:
Right


Fall of 2004 - Teamed with Helena Besovic to form the No. 2 ranked pair in the Southwest Region... compiled an 0-10 record in singles and a 8-3 doubles mark... teaming with Besovic, the pair advanced to the semifinals of the Baylor Invitational to open the season... won five straight matches at the ITA Southwest Regional to move into the tournament's final where they fell to Covello/Cerna of Baylor, 8-5.

2003-04 - Posted an 11-12 singles record and had a 18-11 mark in doubles... the 18 doubles wins tied for the team lead with Cetnik/Pierce... Fall... had a 2-4 fall record while competing in the Omni Hotels Southwest Regional and the adidas Invitational... she was victorious over Melinda Morrow of Tennessee (6-1, 6-1) and Louisiana-Lafayette's Thais Bortoletto (3-6, 6-3, 6-2)... teaming up with Paty Aburto in doubles action, the duo posted a 3-2 record... the pair picked up an 8-6 win over Tennessee's Griffith and Maharaj at the adidas Invitational and scored a pair of 8-2 victories against Flores/Hassib of Sam Houston State, and Exelby/Rezar of UTEP during regionals... they ranked tenth in the Southwest Region following the fall season... Spring... posted a 9-8 record playing in the primarily in the Nos. 5 and 6... had a 15-9 doubles record with Aburto in the No. 2 spot... the duo defeated three ranked opponents... they beat No. 43 Majauskaite/Delport of Tulsa (8-3), No. 45 Potapova/Balzert of Baylor (8-2) and No. 48 McNamara/Klaschka of Middle Tennessee State (9-8, (9-7)... the tandem also competed in the Baylor All Saints Fort Worth Pro Tennis Classic where they defeated Japan's Ito/Onishi (3-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) before falling to Uberoi/Uberoi of the United States in the quarterfinals... named to the Conference-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned the Commissioner's Academic Medal of Honor... awarded the all-Sportsmanship Award at the Baylor All Saints Fort Worth Tennis Classic.

2002-03 - Had a 13-14 record in singles and 20-10 mark in doubles... Fall... had a 4-2 singles record including wins over Kendall Brooks and Anchen Lombard of Texas Tech at the TCU Invitational... paired with Saber Pierce to finish fall season with a 4-3 record and ranked 12th in the Southwest Region... the duo competed in the Riviera Pre-Qualifying and advanced to the round of 16 at the Omni Hotel Southwest Regional where they fell to conference foe Kuhn and Smekodub of Tulane, 8-5... Spring... posted a 9-10 record in the spring competing in the Nos. 4 and 5... captured two of three wins at the C-USA Championship in New Orleans... again team with Pierce to post a 12-4 record in doubles in the No. 2 spot... in their lone match at No. 1, the duo was victorious over Clore and Rettenmaier of North Texas... had the second best doubles record on the team, behind only Aburto and Perez... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the second straight year.

2001-02 - Made an immediate impact on the Frogs in both singles and doubles... put together a 21-10 mark in singles competition and a 27-8 record in doubles... Fall... advanced to the round of 32 at the Omni Hotels Southwest Championships... teamed with Katrin Gaber to advance to the round of 16 in the main draw at the Omni's before falling to eventual runners-up Fisher/Gonzales of Rice (8-5)...won the consolation bracket at the fall C-USA Individual Championships in November and again teaming with Gaber, the duo reached the semis of Flight A where they fell to Liem/Schmid of UAB (8-6)... Spring... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School/Junior Achievements - Has played in numerous international tournaments representing Mexico... won Mexican national singles and doubles competitions... awarded Best Sportsmanship in Durango from the President of the National Commission of Sports.

Personal - Full name is Karla Karina Mancinas Ojeda... born June 9, 1982... daughter of Arnoldo Mancinas Martinez and Teresa Ojeda... named to the Dean's list during freshman year... has two older siblings, Cesar and Diana... enjoys biking... international finance major.

Career Records
2001-02 -- Singles: 21-10 (.667) Doubles: 27-8 (.771)
2002-03 -- Singles: 13-14 (.481) Doubles: 20-10 (.667)
2003-04 -- Singles: 11-12 (.478) Doubles: 18-11 (.621)
Fall of 2004 -- Singles: 0-10 (.000) Doubles: 8-3 (.727)

Totals: Singles: 45-46 (.495) Doubles: 73-32 (.686)


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