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Vera Bessonova
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Vera Bessonova 1756152
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moscow, Russia

2015-16 (Junior): Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Team…Posted a 11-4 record in singles in regular season, winning nine in a row from 3/2 - 4/21…was 8-10 in doubles play with Olga Martinez.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Posted a 3-14 record in doubles play…picked up a doubles win with Olga Martinez at the No. 1 spot over rival UCF…was 8-13 in singles play…finished the year winning four of her last six matches.

2013-14 (Freshman): Posted a 15-6 singles record mostly from the five spot in the spring … Won an impressive nine singles matches in a row spanning from 2/5 – 3/12 … Bessonova, along with mostly Olga Martinez, posted a 11-6 doubles record … Clinched the match on 4/20 against #1 seed Houston to secure the American Athletic Conference Title.

Personal: Born Dec. 11, 1995 in the Tula Russia to Elena and Igor Bessonov. Won two professional doubles tournaments...Is currently ranked in both singles and doubles play. Has one younger brother, Dmitriy, 7. She is planning on majoring in International Studies.

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