University of Iowa Athletics

Cassandra Escobar

Height 5-7
Class Sr.
Hometown Guatemala City, Guatemala

Spring 2012 — competed in one singles match at the No. 6 position, falling to Minnesota’s Magdalena Wiecha (0-6, 1-6)… finished season with a 3-6 overall record… paired with Ally Majercik twice in doubles at the No. 3 spot… pair posted an 0-2 mark… both matches were against Big Ten opponents… Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2011 — competed in singles in three tournaments… posted a 3-5 record… played doubles in two tournaments, finishing 2-4… went 1-1 while teamed with Missouri’s Ashleigh Chiaf at the Gopher Invitational… paired with Chistina Harazin and Ally Majercik at Schwartz Tennis Challenge… recorded 1-1 mark with Harazin and a 0-2 mark with Majercik.

Spring 2011 — competed at No. 5 and 6 positions… posted a 1-13 record during dual match play and a 7-20 overall record… went 1-9 in Big Ten play… teamed with Ally Majercik in doubles at No. 3 position, going 2-5 (1-2 Big Ten)…letterwinner.

Fall 2010 — Competed in three tournaments… posted 5-6 record in singles… placed second in Bronze Flight bracket at UNI Invite…. played doubles with Alexis Dorr (2-1), Ally Majercik (0-3), and Christina Harazin (1-3).

2009-10 — Competed for the University of New Orleans… played at No. 1 and No.2 positions, recording a 6-14 record in singles play and an 8-13 record during doubles play.

2008-2009 — Competed for the University of New Orleans… primarily playing No. 2, Escobar went 11-12 on the season and 16-6 during doubles play… posted a 5-7 mark at No. 2 position and went 3-2 when playing in the top spot.

High School — ranked as high as #39 in COTECC and #11 in CONTECA… finished fifth individually and second in doubles at 2008 CONTECA tournament (Costa Rica)… reached semifinals in doubles at 2007 Copa Cristal … placed second in doubles at 2007 CONTECA tournament (Guatemala)… in CODICADER, placed third place in doubles and was part of first place team… entered college as the top-ranked U18 player in Guatemala… also competed in basketball and handball.

Personal — Born August 1, 1990… parents are Carlos and Deborah Escobar… marketing major.

Season (Singles) #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 0-1 1-12 1-9 1-13 6-7 7-20 .259
2011-12 0-1 0-1 0-1 3-5 3-6 .333
Career 0-1 1-13 1-10 1-14 9-12 10-26 .278
Season (Doubles) #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 2-5 1-2 2-5 3-8 10-13 .435
2011-12 0-2 0-2 0-2 2-4 2-6 .250
Career 2-7 1-4 2-7 5-12 12-19 .387