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Sasha Abraham
Sasha Abraham

Hometown:
Hyderabad, India


2005-06 SEASON - JUNIOR: Began her junior campaign with a 2-2 split at September's Cissie Leary Invitational at the University of Pennsylvania ... Won four of five matches played at the Penn State Invitational ... Went 4-1 at the ITA East Regional Tournament ... Went 2-0 at the Penn State Fall Classic to end the fall season with an overall singles record of 13-6 ... In fall doubles play, combined with Katelyn BeVard to go 5-4 ... Won six of nine singles matches to begin spring play ... Competed at the No. 1 spot for the Nittany Lions for the entire season, going 21-22 overall ... Gave the 37th-ranked Meg Racette a scare, as the nationally ranked Iowa Hawkeye needed three sets to get the win ... Grabbed her only win vs. a Big Ten opponent in Penn State's 5-2 loss at Michigan State, defeating Christine Bader in three sets ... Combined with freshman Lauren Holzberg to go 5-4 in the spring and on the season, playing consistently at the No. 1 spot ... Also combined with Andreea Niculescu at the No. 1 spot, posting a 4-5 record ... Recorded a 9-12 overall doubles record on the season ... Received Academic All-Big Ten honors ... Earned the All-Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Received the ITA Cissie Leary East Region Sportsmanship Award, given to a junior or senior who exemplifies extraordinary commitment and dedication to her team ... Won team sportsmanship award for third year in a row.

2004-05 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Abraham posted an impressive 19-17 overall mark as a sophomore ... Going 12-12 in duals, Abraham was 2-0 at No. 1 singles, 3-4 at No. 2, 6-8 at No. 3 and 1-0 at No. 4 ... Went 10-11 in combined doubles, including a 5-2 mark at No. 2 doubles with Jenny Shular.

2003-04 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Abraham posted a 9-12 overall mark in singles play as a freshman for Penn State ... Was a starter throughout the Big Ten schedule and went 2-8 in conference match-ups. Also a talented doubles player, Abraham went 8-11 ... Teamed with Katelyn BeVard to go 7-5 at the No. 3 spot, including a solid 4-3 mark in Big Ten duals ... Abraham was 3-3 in three-set matches.

JUNIOR CAREER: Abraham was a three-time National Champion in India, twice in U14s and once in U16s ... Had an outstanding ITF U18 world ranking of No. 57 in doubles and played in the main doubles draw in the Australian Open Junior Tournament.

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