Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Green Wave notches sixth straight; Improves to 16-6 overall this spring
Green Wave will honor senior class prior to match; Match time moved to 2 p.m.
Green Wave will face MTSU on April 5; Arkansas State on April 6 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Green Wave will face No. 63 South Florida on Thursday
Career Note: A three-year letterwinner who has a career singles mark of 43-29 and a doubles record of 59-28.
2011-12: Played in 12 singles matches and 32 doubles contests and finished her junior campaign with a 9-3 singles record, including a perfect dual mark of 3-0 and a tournament record of 6-3...won her lone Conference USA match which came against Southern Miss...sported a 1-0 record at the No. 3 spot and a 2-0 mark at the No. 6 position in the line-up...was 7-3 in her final 10 matches and concluded the season on a three-match win streak... helped Tulane win 75 percent of its doubles matches by teaming up with Lindsay Dvorak at No. 3 singles and the duo chalked up a 22-6 record...the duo opened the spring with 10 straight doubles victories and was 7-3 in the final 10 matches...was 17-6 in dual contests and 5-0 in tournament outings and 4-1 against C-USA opponents...completed the season with a 24-8 overall doubles record.
2010-11: Played in 34 singles matches and 31 doubles matches as a sophomore and completed the year with a 20-14 singles mark and a doubles record of 19-12...played the majority of her matches in the bottom of the singles line-up and primarily at the No. 5 spot where she notched a mark of 6-5...finished tied for second on the team in singles wins, posting a 13-9 dual record and a 7-5 mark in tournament play...won a season-best six straight singles matches from Feb. 26 to March 18 and closed out the season with a 7-3 record in her final 10 contests...in doubles, was paired with Liz Hamlin for the majority of the season and the duo sported an 18-12 record to rank second on the team in doubles victories...registered a mark of 11-6 at the No. 2 spot in the line-up and won a season-best six straight decisions from Feb. 19 to March 15 and was 7-3 in their final 10 outings...played three doubles matches with Katherine Cecil and finished 1-2.
2009-10: Played in 28 matches as a true freshman, going 14-12 in singles play and 16-8 in doubles action...ranked fourth on the team in singles wins (14) with a 9-8 dual-match record - including a 2-2 showing in Conference USA action - and a 5-4 mark in tournament play...went 8-7 at No. 6 singles and 1-1 at No. 5...posted two-match winning streaks on five occasions...in doubles action, ranked fourth on the team in victories (16) with 12-5 in dual-meet play - including a perfect 4-0 mark in league play - and a 4-5 tournament record...teamed with Elizabeth Hamlin to go 14-5 on the year, including a 12-3 dual-match record at No. 3 doubles...had a six-match doubles winning streak from Feb. 6-March 10 and closed out the year with a five straight doubles wins...also teamed with Emma Helistén during the fall season where the tandem went 2-3.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Rothbert High but did not play prep tennis as the school did not sponsor athletics...rated the No. 4 singles player in Israel, the No. 323 junior singles player by the International Tennis Federation, the No. 623 junior doubles player by the ITF and the 1160th ranked singles player by the World Tennis Association...advanced to the round of 16 in the 43rd Coffee Bowl in Costa Rica in 2007 and the Copa Gatorade in Venezuela in 2006...advanced to the singles semifinals in the 2004 Fergana Cup in Uzbekistan and made it to the doubles finals of the Israel ITF Junior Tournament in 2005.
Personal: Born Hila Rachel Elster on Jan. 2, 1989, in Tel-Aviv, Israel...daughter of Yoram and Chana Elster...has one brother, Nadav...majoring in business legal studies...named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club as a junior.
Elster's Career Singles Statistics
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Elster's Career Doubles Statistics
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