Marizanne Bouwer
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Virginia, South Africa
High School: Eunice Girls High School

Finished with a team-best 6-11 singles record, including a 2-8 Southland Conference record... named Team MVP at the season-ending awards banquet... Won five of her six matches at the No. 2 spot... Won three straight matches from March 12-13 over opponents from Nicholls, Xavier (La.) and UTPA... Also earned an SLC win over Incarnate Word... Teamed with Melanie Marlin to go 7-7 in doubles play, with a 3-5 SLC record... Won four of five matches from April 4-18.

Was ORU's top performer, collecting 11 total victories on the season... Went 4-10 in singles play, with a 1-8 Southland Conference mark... Posted a 7-7 doubles record, including a 5-4 mark in conference play... Was 4-4 at the No. 1 doubles position... Named Team MVP at the squad's season-ending awards banquet... Teamed with Haley Martin to win her final three doubles matches of the season.

Went 10-6 in singles play, with a 5-0 Summit League record... Collected a 9-4 doubles record, including a 5-0 Summit League mark with partner Tori Dollar... Knocked off IPFW's Frederique Sunstrum, 7-5, 7-5, to score a crucial point in ORU's 4-3 victory over the Mastodons in the Summit League Championship match... Posted a 14-match winning streak from March 29-April 28.

Played at Eunice High School in Bloemfontein, South Africa... Coached by Marnus Kleinhans... Team was ranked as the top squad in South Africa during her senior year... Was ranked in the top-10 in singles and the top-3 in doubles in South Africa.


Majoring in Psychology... Daughter of Sarel and Linda Bouwer... Lists golf as a hobby... Favorite pro athlete is Roger Federer... Favorite professional sports team is the Blue Bulls rugby team.