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Lolita Frangulyan (low-LEE-tah fraun-GOO-lee-on)
  • Sophomore, 5-foot-10, Right-Handed
  • Bradenton, Fla. (Active Learning Academy)
  • Major: Criminology and Law

CAREER NOTES: Career-high ITA singles ranking: No. 74 (Jan. 11, 2005) ... Career-high ITA doubles ranking: 3 (Jan. 11, 2005 with Whitney Benik) … 2005 Doubles All-American … 2004-05 Riviera/ITA All-American Doubles champion (with Benik) … 2005 & 2006 ITA Scholar Athlete by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.5 ... 2006 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll … 2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... with Diana Srebrovic in 2006 set UF's season record for dual match doubles wins at the No. 2 position (22-4) … one singles title, one doubles title

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
2006 SPRING

Awards: Neal Anderson Scholastic Award (team award) ... SEC Athlete of the Week (Feb. 6-12) ... Earned ITA Scholar Athlete status by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.5 … SEC Academic Honor Roll
Singles: Final Fila National Ranking: none … Final ITA South Region Ranking: 30 ... Season-High National Ranking: 91 (January 10) …10-1 in dual matches (positions No. 5-6), including a 3-0 record in SEC regular-season matches (all at No. 6) … all dual matches were straight-set decisions … lone dual match loss was to North Carolina's Meg Fanjoy … 3-0 in clinching dual matches (Miami, Texas and Arkansas) … 0-1 in three-set matches this spring.
Doubles: Final Fila National Ranking: none ... Final ITA South Region Ranking: 13 (with Diana Srebrovic) ... Season-High National Ranking: 36 (April 4 with Diana Srebrovic) …paired with Srebrovic for the entire dual match season, all at the No. 2 position ... the 8-4 win over Baylor's Iva Mihaylova and Klara Zrustova not only clinched the doubles point in the NCAA quarterfinal round, it set a program season record for dual match wins by a No. 2 tandem ... lost the clinching match in the NCAA Round of 16 9-8 (0) to UCLA's 47th-ranked Elizabeth Lumpkin and Alex McGoodwin after holding a 7-6 lead with the serve ... needed just 36 minutes to post an 8-1 win over South Florida's Liz Cruz & Iciri Rai in the NCAA second round (May 13) ... secured the doubles point against Samford in the NCAA First Round ... clinched doubles point in the SEC quarterfinal and semifinal rounds ... Frangulyan and Srebrovic won the first six matches as a team before falling to Miami's Dancevic and Banada 8-3 in the clinching doubles point … ripped off 13 consecutive victories following that setback, which included five clinching wins … the 13 straight wins was tied for the eighth longest by a Gator doubles team in history … 9-4 with Srebrovic in clinching doubles-point matches (South Florida, Texas, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Duke, Kentucky, South Carolina-SEC QF, Tennessee-SEC SF & Samford-NCAA 1R, UCLA-NCAA 3R, Baylor-NCAA QF & Stanford-NCAA SF) … 0-1 with Srebrovic in super-tiebreaker matches this spring.
2005 FALL
Singles: Preseason National Ranking: none … ITA Fall South Region Rank: none … posted a 7-0 record … captured the Flight B draw of the Southeastern Conference Coaches Fall Classic, winning four matches en route to her first collegiate singles title, including a 6-4, 6-1 decision over Vanderbilt's Courtney Ulery in the final … won all three contests in the Gator Fall Classic, an event that did not have a draw.
Doubles: Preseason National Ranking: 24 (with Boglarka Berecz) … ITA Fall South Region Rank: 6 (with Berecz) …

AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05)
2004-05 Awards:
Doubles All-American ... Advanced into the round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championships (with Whitney Benik) ... Earned ITA Scholar Athlete status in 2005 by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.5 … Riviera/ITA All-American Doubles champion (with Benik) … 2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
2005 Spring:
Singles: Final ITA National Ranking: n/a ... Final ITA South Region Ranking: n/a ... Season-high ITA Ranking: 74 (Jan. 11, 2005) ... 7-3 dual match record - all at the No. 6 position … clinched UF's NCAA Second Round win with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over FIU's Bruna Discordia (May 14) ... posted an impressive 6-0, 6-1 win against South Carolina State's Alexis Panton in the first round of the NCAA Championships ... clinched the SEC quarterfinal victory over South Carolina (Apirl 22) with a 6-0, 7-5 win over Megan McGavock, rallying from a second-set deficit when she was receiving down 5-3 ... first four dual match victories were three-setters, including one played as a 10-point pro set …last singles match prior to the SEC QF win on April 22 was April 3, falling to Tennessee's Ghizela Schutte 6-4, 6-0 … defeated North Carolina's Tanja Markovic 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 (March 20) … Rebounded after dropping hard-fought first set to win match 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 versus Arkansas' Audrey Bordeleau (March 6) …Battled back after dropping first set to win first-ever dual match on Jan. 27 on third set super tiebreaker versus UCF's Becky Gordon 3-6, 6-3, 10-3.
Doubles: Final ITA National Ranking: 13 (with Whitney Benik) ... Final ITA South Region Ranking: 4 (with Benik) ... Season-high ITA Ranking: 3 (Jan. 11, 2005 with Benik) … advanced to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championships with Benik, defeating Harvard's Melissa Anderson and Celia Durkin 6-1, 6-1 in the opening round before losing a tough 6-1, 7-5 decision to Stanford's Amber Liu and Anne Yelsey ... paired with Nina Suvak in every round of the NCAA Championships, posting a 4-1 record, including three clinching wins ... NCAA dual matches were first time playing with Suvak since the Gator Fall Classic in September ... entered the NCAA Championships having played all dual matches with Benik, posting a 7-4 record, but the pair had not played together since an 8-5 setback to Tennessee's Schaub and Schutte (April 3) … Defeated No. 13 Kentucky duo of Kim Coventry and Joelle Schwenk 8-2 (March 13) … Clinched doubles point with 8-2 victory versus Arkansas pair of Maryori Franco and Karina Ledaja … Recorded first dual match sweep of career with 8-0 win versus South Alabama pair of Klara Jarova and Anread Kurekova … Defeated USF pair of Courtney Vernon and Liz Cruz 8-6 after dropping first three games … Opened spring season with 8-3 victory on Jan. 22 versus Baylor duo of Zuzana Zemenova and Klara Zrustova … Advanced with Benik to semifinals of the Freeman Memorial (at UNLV) before dropping 8-5 to Stanford duo of Lejla Hodzic and Whitney Deason.
2004 Fall:
Singles: ITA Fall South Region Rank: 12 … Earned the No. 15 seed at the ITA South Regional and advanced to the round of 16 where she lost to second-seeded and 16th-ranked Robin Stephenson of Alabama 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 … won four matches in three days during the Riviera/ITA All-American Pre-Qualifying event to reach the qualifying draw, but lost in the first round to 10th-seeded and 38th-ranked Julie Smekodub of Tulane 6-3, 5-7, 7-4 … won the first seven matches of her collegiate career, the best start since the 2001-02 season when Alexis Gordon and Zerene Reyes each won their first seven matches.
Doubles: ITA Fall South Region Rank: 1 (with Whitney Benik) … Paired with Benik to win the Riviera/ITA All-American, defeating six consecutive ranked opponents en route to the title, also emerging from the two qualifying tournaments, winning 10 matches in nine days … won three matches in the prequalifying stage before falling in the final round but were selected as "lucky losers" into qualifying due to a late withdrawal … in qualifying won three matches to reach the main draw, where they strung together four victories over top-20 ranked tandems, becoming the second Gator duo to win the Riviera, joining 2001 champs Lindsay Dawaf and Jessica Lehnhoff … in the qualifying round, pulled out a stunning 8-2 win over the top-seeded and 13th-ranked pair of Alice Barnes and Erin Burdette of Stanford 8-2 in the third and final round, to reach the main draw … advanced to the final of the ITA South Region with Benik, but withdrew to do injury while also having secured a spot in the ITA National Indoors after winning the All-American … posted a 1-2 record at the National Indoors, ending the Fall season with a 14-3 record … went 3-0 during the season-opening Gator Fall Classic playing with Boglarka Berecz … posted a 3-0 record at the season-opening Gator Fall Classic, teaming with Nina Suvak.

Prior to Florida
Lolita Frangulyan was the No. 1-ranked singles player in the USTA Girls-18 ranking in June 2002 and has been ranked as high as No. 650 in the WTA professional world listings … ended the 2003 season ranked tied-for-17th in the USTA National Junior Girls-18 rankings … placed third at the 2004 Bush Florida Open Girls' 18 singles event … in June 2003 won the G18 Florida State Closed Championship singles title, also claiming the title in 2001… a singles finalist at the 2002 Gator Bowl … won the 2002 Mixed Doubles title at Eddie Herr International … captured the 2003, 2002 and 2001 doubles crowns at the Eddie Herr International, where she also was a singles finalist in 2002 … doubles finalist at the 2001 Orange Bowl … ranked No. 1 in Uzbekistan in the Girls-10, 12 and 14 age groups.


CAREER RECORD
YEAR OVERALL
SINGLES
DUAL
SINGLES
SEC
SINGLES
NCAA
SINGLES
OVERALL
DOUBLES
DUAL
DOUBLES
SEC
DOUBLES
NCAA
DOUBLES
2005 19-7 7-3 2-2 2-1 31-10 11-5 3-2 5-2
2006 17-3 10-1 3-0 0-0 28-5 21-4 10-1 2-2
Totals 36-10 17-4 5-2 2-1 59-15 32-9 13-3 7-4
All-time Dual Match
Singles By Position
#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Overall
Record
L. Frangulyan (2005)           7-3 7-3
L. Frangulyan (2006)         2-0 8-1 10-1
Totals 2-0 15-4 17-4
Frangulyan's NCAA Career Record
Year Overall
Singles
Dual
Singles
Individual
Singles
Overall
Doubles
Dual
Doubles
Individual
Doubles
2005 2-1 2-1 0-0 5-2 4-1 1-1
2006 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2 0-0
Totals 2-1 2-1 0-0 7-4 6-3 1-1
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