University of Iowa Athletics

Barbora Pokorna

Height 5-7
Class So.
Hometown Ostrava, Czech Republic
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Barbora Pokorna - Women's Tennis - University of Iowa Athletics

2023-24 Honors — CSC Academic All-District selection… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List honoree during fall and spring semesters. 2023-24 — Tied with for the team lead with 16 singles victories… had the second-best singles winning percentage (.667)… went 7-6 at three, 2-0 at four and 2-1 at five… earned singles wins over No. 75 Nebraska and No. 34 Illinois… had 13 straight-set victories… teamed up with Pia Kranholdt to post 15 doubles victories… went 1-0 at No. 1, 4-6 at No. 2 and 6-1 at No. 3… had a six-match winning streak from Jan. 27-Feb. 18.

2022-23 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… ITA Scholar-Athlete… Dean’s List honoree during spring semester. 2022-23 — Posted a 9-9 record in singles, going 1-3 on court four, 7-5 on five and 1-1 on six… won three straight singles matches over Furman, Denver and Kansas State… won five doubles matches on court three… went 5-4 in Big Ten play.

2021-22 Honors — Big Ten Sportsmanship Award… ITA Scholar Athlete… Dean’s List honoree during spring semester. 2021-22 — Led the team in singles and doubles wins… posted a 16-9 singles record, competing at the No. 2-6 spots… went 3-3 at two, 2-0 at three, 3-1 at four, 2-0 at five and 3-2 at six… won first three singles decisions to start the season… won six out of seven decisions during conference play, going 6-3 in Big Ten duals… posted an 11-10 doubles record, including 9-8 in duals… went 8-6 at the three line.

High School — Two-time doubles finalist at U14 national championship… U18 doubles semifinalist at national championship, doubles semifinalist at national championship seniors… singles winner at U18 regional championship… two-time singles finalist at regional championship seniors… played main draws of ITF 15K tournaments… nationally ranked inside the top 10 each year for players born in 2001… posted a 3.75 grade point average every semester… received an award from the major of Ostrava for academic and tennis success in 2019… finished sixth in the region in Spanish competition and third in English competition.

Personal — Born on Nov. 9, 2001… open major… daughter of Romana and Petr Pokorny… mother played basketball… father competed in judo… majoring in international relations and Spanish with a minor in communication studies.

SINGLES

Season #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 
2021-22 3-3 2-0 3-1 2-0 3-2 6-3 13-6 3-3 16-9 .640
2022-23 1-3 7-5 1-1 4-5 9-9 9-9 .500
2023-24 7-6 2-0 2-1 5-4 11-7 5-1 16-8 .667
Career 3-3 9-6 6-4 11-6 4-3 15-12 33-22 8-4 41-26 .612

DOUBLES

Season #1 #2 #3 Big Ten  Dual  Tourn.  Overall  Pct. 
2021-22 1-2 8-6 4-3 9-8 2-2 11-10 .524
2022-23 5-9 5-4 5-9 5-9 .357
2023-24 1-1 4-6 6-1 3-5 11-8 4-1 15-9 .625
Career  1-1 5-8 19-16 12-12 25-25 6-3 31-28 .525