UALR Tennis BIO
2011-12: Ended her junior season with a team-best 16-8 singles record, going 4-1 at the No. 1 spot, 10-6 at No. 2 and 2-1 at No. 3 ... She ended her season on a two-match win streak and went 8-2 over her final 10 matches ... Picked up her first win of the year in the season opener at Oral Roberts on Jan. 14 ... Won four-straight matches on two separate occasions ... Combined to go 16-9 on the season in doubles, going 0-3 with Nina Yates and 16-6 with Michaela McShane ... Luksich and McShane teamed to go 3-0 in conference matches, defeating doubles tandems from Troy, Arkansas State and Middle Tennessee and ended the season on an eight-match win streak.2010-11: Finished the season with a 9-14 overall record in singles play, going 0-8 in No. 1 matches and 9-6 while at the No. 2 spot ... Went 14-9 in doubles matches and was named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Doubles Team along with teammate Rebecca Van Den Houte ... She and Van Den Houte combined to go 12-3 as a doubles pair ... The duo won seven of their first eight matches together and entered the conference tournament on a three-match winning streak ... Went 2-4 in doubles matches when paired with Andrea-Steen Rosten and 0-2 when teamed with Rachel Pierce ... Picked up her first singles win of the year in a match at Oral Roberts on January 22, winning 6-4, 6-3 ... Won seven straight singles matches beginning with a February 22 match at Nebraska-Omaha and ending with UALR's March 12 match vs. Middle Tennessee ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or above ... Named an ITA Scholar Athlete.
2009-10: Led the team in singles victories with a 16-7 record going 5-2 at No. 1 singles, 4-1 at No. 2 singles, 3-2 at No. 3 singles, and 4-2 at No. 4 singles...Recorded a 7-2 record over the last nine matches...Led the team in doubles victories with a 13-3 record with Rebecca Van Den Houte going 0-1 at No. 2 doubles and 13-2 at No. 3 doubles...Partnered with Fanny Lopez going 0-2 at No. 2 doubles...Partnered with Yana Kakovkina going 3-2 at No. 1 doubles.
Pre-UALR: In her amateur career, Luksich had a World Junior ITF ranking of 282 and had been ranked as high as No. 1 in South Africa in the under-18 age group ... Upon coming to UALR, she was ranked No. 4 in the under-18 age division ... In 2008, she was the winner of the Junior Nationals and reached the finals in an ITF Tournament along with making quarterfinal and semifinal appearances in ITF tournaments in Botswana, Namibia and West Africa.
Personal: Born July 12, 1991 in East London, South Africa ... Daughter of Greg and Lisa Luksich ... Has one sister, Genevieve and one brother, Jordan ... Majoring in Psychology.