Women's Tennis

 
Maiko Cook

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Height:
5-4

Maiko Cook

Spring 2001: Finished the spring with a 10-12 record in dual match singles play... Won the deciding match in Tulane's victory over top seeded UAB in the Conference USA Tournament championship match... Had an 8-3 record heading into the NCAA Tournament... Primarily played No. 5 singles, but had a 5-2 mark at No. 6 singles.

Fall 2000: Played in six matches, turning in a 2-4 record... Posted a win at the Robert Alison Fall Classic, hosted by Alabama... Also posted a win at Illinois' Midwest Blast.

Spring 2000: Earned third-team All-Conference USA honors for the second straight year... Turned in a 7-14 mark in singles, primarily playing at the No. 2 spot... Won three straight singles matches to close out the month of February, coming from down a set in all three... Was 4-0 when losing the first set of a three-set match... Was 8-12 in doubles play.

Fall 1999: Posted a 5-6 record during the fall... Won two matches at both the Roberta Alison Fall Classic and Rice Invitational... Posted a win over Florida State's Nanette Duxin, who was nationally ranked... Was ranked as high as 46th in doubles with Anna Monhartova.

Spring 1999: Was a third-team All-Conference USA selection. Turned in an 9-11 mark playing No. 2 singles as a true freshman. Posted a win against Kentucky's Christy Sigurski in the NCAA Tournament. Teamed with Anna Monhartova for a 11-1 record at No. 2 doubles, including an 8-0 win over Kentucky's 16th ranked Brown and Emami in the NCAA Tournament.

Fall 1998: Posted an 8-6 record in singles play during the fall. Won the "B" flight consolation at the Rice Invitational. Reached the "B" flight finals of the Green Wave Classic. Advanced to the Round of 32 at the Southwest Regional Championship.

Prep: Won six letters at Wando High School, helping the Warriors to the 1994 state championship. The squad also won the lower state title in 1993, '95 and '97. Was an all-state selection and was named to the all-conference team. Was the 1996 state singles champion. Went undefeated her junior and senior seasons. Was named the 1996 AAAA High School Girls Tennis Player of the Year. Was ranked 29th nationally in the under-16 girls division. Was named the 1996 South Carolina Female Player of the Year. Was a member of the National Honor Society and was Salutatorian of her graduating class.

Personal: Born June 23, 1981 in Yokosuka, Japan. The daughter of Capt. William E. Cook, Jr., and the late Fusako Cook. Has one younger brother... Is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority... Is also a member of the Honors Program.

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