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Nancy Kockott
Nancy Kockott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East London, South Africa

High School:
Stirling

Height:
5-9


Spring 2004: Named third-team All-Conference USA... Won all three of her matches in the NCAA Tournament... Ranked as high as 125th in singles by the ITA... Ranked as high as 21st in doubles with partner Dorottya Magas... Second-team All-Louisiana choice... Named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll.

Fall 2003: Won five straight matches to close the Fall season.

Spring 2003: Posted a 13-5 record during the spring season, primarily playing No. 6 singles... Won her first five matches of the season and her last five matches of the year... Won all three of her matches at the Conference USA Tournament, including the clinching match at No. 5 singles in the Wave's first-round win over East Carolina... Was 4-2 in three-set matches.

Fall 2002: Saw action in just three fall tournaments while recovering from the injury that forced her to miss the 2001-02 campaign... Posted a pair of wins at the Texas A&M Round Robin tournament.

Spring 2002: Given a medical redshirt after missing the entire fall and spring seasons.

Fall 2001: Did not see any action in the fall while recovering from an injury.

Spring 2001: Joined the team at the start of the spring season... Earned third-team All-Conference USA honors after posting a 13-7 record in dual match singles play... Versatile performer who saw action in at least one match at the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 spots... Saw the most time at No. 4 singles, where she turned in a 7-2 mark... Was also 3-1 at No. 5 singles and 1-0 at No. 2 singles... Posted wins over nationally-ranked Iva Puflerova and Claudia Oliveria... Won the clinching match at No. 4 singles as the Green Wave upset Texas A&M in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... Was unbeaten in her final eight matches... Was 7-2 in her last nine completed matches... Finished 8-5 at No. 2 doubles with partner Olga Mikhailova... She and Mikhailova won the decisive doubles point in Tulane's win over UAB in the championship match in the Conference USA Tournament.

Prep: Represented South Africa at the 1998 NEC World Youth Championships in Italy... Was runner-up at the African Championships... Ranked No. 1 for five years... Attended Stirling High School... Served as captain of the tennis team... Played under coach Sue-Ann Welsh... Won championships in 1996, `97, `98, `99 and 2000... Represented South Africa in 1995, `97, `98 and `99... Also played center on the field hockey team and is in training for the 2004 Olympics.

Personal: Nancy Kockott was born February 18, 1982 in East London, South Africa... The daughter of Michael and Wendy Kockott... Has two brothers and one sister.