Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Natasha Marks
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nottingham, England
High School: Burleigh Sports College

2011-12: Was named Regional Senior of the Year...Finished the season with a 21-6 singles record, including wins over No. 39 Lauren McHale, No. 53 Tayler Davis, No. 87 Michelle Brycki, No. 110 Marie Cesares, No. 112 Catherine Isip and No. 123 Alexa Palen. In doubles play, Marks and partner Lacey Smyth posted a 16-7 record, including a win over the nation's No. 2-ranked duo.

2010-11: Recorded a 12-7 singles record in the regular season at No. 1, 2 and 3 singles...Defeated a couple of ranked players in Saint Mary's No. 46 Alex Poorta and Rice's No. 110 Dominique Harmath.

2009-10: Had a record of 13-7 in tournament play... For the spring season played in the No.1 position and had a duel record of 11-10.

2008-09: For the spring season, played in the No. 2 and 3 positions...Finished off freshman season with a 20-11 overall record...Competed all the way to the finals of the 2009 Pac-10 Championships in Ojai...Participated in the 2009 NCAA Division 1 Singles and Doubles Championships, beating the third seed in the first round.

High School: Attended Burleigh Sports College in England... Participated in the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour in 2007 and was ranked No. 993 in singles and No. 968 in doubles... Was the U18 Nationals finalist in singles and doubles.


Biggest Influence of tennis career: Family--have supported and been there every step of the way.

Spends free time: Watching movies and traveling.

Favorite place to play tennis other than Arizona: village courts in Winthrope

Hidden Talent: Plays the saxophone

Favorite Sport other than Tennis: Volleyball

Favorite TV Show: Gossip Girl

Favorite Movie: Harry Potter

Favorite Food: Asian/Thai food

Why she chose Arizona: "I wanted a whole new experience to come to the USA. The U of A has a great business school and beautiful campus."

On Coach Maes: "Vicky is dedicated and a very good instructor."