Katariina Tuohimaa joins TCU women's tennis
Jan. 9, 2008
FORT WORTH, Texas - Katariina Tuohimaa, a native of Helsinki, Finland, will join the TCU women's tennis team for the start of the 2008 season. Tuohimaa will be one of three freshmen to compete during the spring season.
"Katariina is an excellent player and student," said TCU head coach Jefferson Hammond. "She is an excellent doubles player and has great experience. We are very happy about her joining the team and being a part of a really neat group of student-athletes."
Tuohimaa, who holds an ITF Juniors career-high combined ranking of No. 113, won the Oslo Indoor tournament in 2005. Tuohimaa played in the Fed Cup for Finland and competed at Junior Wimbledon and the Junior U.S. Open in 2006.
Tuohimaa has won five ITF Circuit doubles titles and also advanced to the singles finals of the ITF Women's Circuit in Ramat Hasharon, Israel. Tuohimaa holds a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 730 and a career-high doubles ranking of No. 481.
The TCU women's tennis team will open the 2008 season against No. 24 Texas in Austin on Feb. 9 at 12 p.m.