Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Maja Mlakar
Maja Mlakar


Maribor, Slovenia

High School:




German Studies/ Studio Arts

Head Coach Vicky Maes: "Maja is a proven force in the NCAA rankings. She is working very hard on the court and in the weightroom and she will be in the best shape for the season. She is a contender every time she steps on the court and I will look to see her climb up the ladder even more in January."

Arizona: Sophomore year (2002-03): Played primarily in the No. 2 spot during the regular season...Earned an overall record of 26-15...Earned 15-8 dual match record...Tallied 11 wins versus ranked opponents...Highest ranking of 13 came during the preseason...Lowest rank of 78 came on March 10...Ranked No.25 preseason doubles when paired with Larocque...Earned record of 5-11 when teamed with Larocque...Paired with Scribot late in the season and earned record of 7-7...Earned No.32 ranking at season's end when paired with Scribot...Tallied four doubles upsets with Scribot, including two top-ten wins versus Washington's No. 10 team of Claire Carter and Darija Klaic.

Freshman year (2001-02): Played in the No. 1 spot for UA in every 2002 dual meet...Led the team with 23 singles victories...Earned a 10-8 record against opponents ranked in the top 90...Won the consolation finals of the William and Mary Invitational during fall play...Upset UCLA's Megan Bradley twice during the season, at the Pac-10 indoor Championships when Bradley was ranked No. 7, and in the final dual match when Bradley was ranked No. 3...Defeated Stanford's No. 11 Lauren Kalvaria, 6-2, 7-6...Upset ASU's No. 15-ranked Adria Engel in the Wildcat's 4-3 victory over ASU...Won her first-round matchup in the NCAA singles tournament, but did not move past the second round... Earned a 4-4 Pac-10 record in dual meets when teamed with Debbie Larocque...Compiled a doubles record of 18-12 with Larocque...Ranked as high as No. 9 in the nation...Notched two top-10 wins with Larocque...Lost her first-round matchup with Larocque in the NCAA doubles tournament.

High School: Graduated from Gimnazsia High School in Maribor, Slovenia, where she played for coach Peter Westner... Ranked eighth in singles in Slovenia... Squad earned a seventh-place finish at the European 18 and under team championships... No. 530 in the Women's Tennis Association poll... Three-time semi-finalist at WTA satellite tournaments...