Gantt and Bucz Take Outstanding Athletes of the Year Honors
Owls end season with an 8-10 record
Owls face No. 7 seed ULM on Thursday at 11 a.m. in first round
Owls fall to 8-8
Ryan clinches match with 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles
VIDEO: Meet Natasha Basma
2012-13: Finished her career at FAU posting a 9-11 record for the season, including a four match winning streak at the No.3 singles position over Cleveland State(3/09), Southern Illinois (3/15), Green Bay (3/16), and Towson (3/20)...also saw action at the No. 2 and No. 4 positions...one of three players to win nine singles matches, the most for the season ... tallied one win in doubles action, teamed with Taylor Briggs at No. 3 doubles to defeat South Dakota (3/04), 8-3.
2011-12: Posted an even 7-7 record including four victories at the No. 3 singles position...also saw action at the No. 2 position...was one of six players to win seven or more singles matches...helped team post second straight double-digit win toal and winning season...tallied four wins in doubles action...won four of her first five matches to begin season, including victories over in-state foes Jacksonville (1/21), Bethune-Cookman (1/28) and Florida Gulf Coast (2/4)...teamed with Natalia Tomaszewicz at No. 1 doubles to defeat Sun Belt Conference rival FIU (3/21).
2010-11: One of four players to tally double-digit win total in singles action...helped lead team to its first winning season since 2004 with a 13-12 record...won all 11 singles matches during the spring dual match season...tallied nine victories at the No. 3 singles position...ended season winning six of her last 10 matches...won seven doubles matches.
2009-10: Emerged as a major contributor during her freshman campaign by picking up 10 victories...saw most of her time at No. 3 singles and won five of her six matches played at that position...also competed at No. 2, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles...posted winning records at No. 3 and No. 5 where she went a perfect 4-0...recorded three doubles victories to finish fourth on the team in total victories...played instrumental role in FAU picking up victories over Louisiana-Lafayette (3/6) and Middle Tennessee State (3/8) with straight-set victories...posted a four-match winning streak during the middle of the season as she improved her positioning on the team from No. 5 to No. 3 singles...ended the season winning six of her final 10 matches.
High School: Started playing tennis at the age of 10 and began playing competitive tennis at 15...earned highest ranking a 39 in the state of Florida.
Personal: Biology major...originally from Beirut, Lebanon...played in tournaments in Canada, Dominican Republic and France.
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