Minutewomen to honor Carol Benito and Arielle Griffin prior to match at the Mullins Center Courts.
Malik key in tennis win over St. John's; Groleau posts track program's second-best time in 1,000 meters
Aarzoo Malik wins two-hour three-set match to keep UMass alive; Arielle Griffin posts game-winning match.
After two weeks off from last match, Minutewomen sweep Friars at Mullins
Minutewomen travel to Providence for three-day event starting Friday.
Spring: The junior began the spring season against Cornell where she lost a tough match (1/23) ... She played a hard match in the No.3 singles spot against Brown the following week (1/29) ... Malik lost in a close match against Boston College in the beginning of February (2/2) ... During the first weekend, Malik won her singles match against Long Island in straight sets (2/6) ... The junior went on to win her next match against St. John's with a score of 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 (2/7) ... The following week against Army West Point, the junior won her singles match in straight sets (2/13) ... Malik lost a tough match against Yale in the #3 singles spot (2/19) ... In the same weekend against the #41 seed Dartmouth, the junior lost a hard match in singles (2/21) ... In the first match of March against Albany, she lost her singles match (3/5) ... Against Bryant in her first match of April, the junior fought and won in a tough three-setter (4/9). Fall: Malik started her junior year with a three set win and one loss at the Brown Invitationals (9/25) ... Against Providence, she won in two straight sets with a score of 6-0, 6-1 (10/15) ... Won three sets against Dartmouth in singles with a score of 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 (11/8).
As A Sophomore (2014-15): Match-by-Match Statistics
As A Freshman (2013-14): Saw a total of 23 singles and 24 doubles matches in her rookie season ... Notched 14 singles wins and 12 doubles victories during the year. Spring: Tallied 11 singles and eight doubles wins ... Clinched five of the last six singles matches of the season including a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Richmond in the quarterfinal match of the Atlantic 10 Tournament (4/25) ... When paired alongside Arielle Griffin, the pair took home five doubles matches throughout the season including an 8-0 doubles win against Rhode Island (4/19) ... Contributed two wins against conference opponent Saint Joseph's with a score of 6-4, 6-1 and 8-1 in singles and doubles play, respectively (4/4) ... Tabbed a non-conference victory over Georgia Southern in both singles and doubles play (3/20) ... Added two doubles wins against Long Island and Dartmouth when paired alongside Jessica Podlofsky (2/10, 2/27) ... Opened the spring season with back-to-back singles wins against Bryant and Long Island (2/9, 2/10). Fall: Marked three singles and four doubles victories during the fall season ... Paired off with Yuliana Motyl in doubles action where the tandem won three of their first five matches of the season ... Recorded her first collegiate win with a score of 6-4, 6-4 over Providence (2/28). Before UMass: Trained at the Siri Fort Sports Complex ... Participated in the Indonesia International Junior Championships and the Thamrin Cup International Junior Championships in the summer of 2013 ... Also played in the New Zealand 18 & Under Indoor Championships and the Australia Open.
Personal: Aarzoo Malik ... Born December 3, 1994 in New Delhi, India.