Head coach Sachin Kirtane announced the signing of Stefannia Russo to compete for the Panthers in the 2009-2010 season.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - University of Northern Iowa head women's tennis coach Sachin Kirtane today announced the signing of Stefannia Russo to compete for the Panthers in the 2009-2010 season.
Russo (Sao Paolo, Brazil) has been ranked as high as No. 16 in her home state and No. 53 in the Brazilian national rankings.
"I am very excited to have Stefannia join the UNI women's tennis team," Kirtane said. "We have had a lot of success with Brazilian players in the past and Stefannia will look to continue that strong play. She is also an outstanding student."