June 18, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Aniela Neuberger has been named assistant women's tennis coach at Marquette, head coach Jody Bronson announced Monday.
"I'm very pleased to have Aniela as a part of the Marquette tennis program," said Bronson. "She brings the expertise and experience of playing at the highest level. She comes from a winning program and has achieved much success. She will be able to pass those attributes on to our players as she understands the valuable aspects of what each player needs to do to help our team be successful and help us achieve our goals."
Neuberger, a native of Cape Town, South Africa and former All-American at North Carolina joins the women's tennis program as it begins preparations for the 2012-13 season.
"It is absolutely fantastic to be a part of Marquette's family and I am extremely excited to be a part of a terrific tennis program led by Jody. I cannot wait to help contribute to the growth and success of the team," said Neuberger.
Neuberger (Mojzis) enjoyed an illustrious career at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill where she was a three time All-American, as both a singles and doubles player, while helping the Tar Heels to four straight appearances in the NCAA Women's Tennis Team Championship. During that time UNC made two appearances in the quarterfinals and won the 2002 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship.
Neuberger qualified for three NCAA Doubles Championships advancing as far as the round of 16 twice (2004, 05), and three NCAA Singles championships (2003, 04, 05) advancing to the second, round each of those seasons.
Following her senior season, Neuberger received the ITA/Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship, given to a player who has exhibited outstanding sportsmanship and leadership as well as scholastic, extracurricular and tennis achievements.
Neuberger graduated from UNC in May of 2005 with a degree in psychology. Neuberger began her tennis career at the age of six in South Africa and rose to become one of the top junior players in Africa and was a member of South Africa's Federation Cup team for five years.
She advanced to the semifinals in the junior draws of the Australian Open and Wimbledon, and was a three-time quarterfinalist in the U.S. Open Junior Draw. She was ranked as high as No. 250 in singles and No. 350 in doubles with partner Bethany Mattek in the World Tennis Association rankings.