||Wednesday, April 30, 1986
With teammate Kellie Schmitt, selected as the 14th-ranked preseason doubles team…Competed in the ITA All-American Championships doubles main draw…With Schmitt, the Herd pair upset bid fell short (8-6) to USC’s No. 2 and second seeded team of Amanda Fink and Gabriela Niculescu in the ITA All-American Championships doubles main draw first round…The tandem fell to the seventh-ranked team from Northwestern Georgia Rose and Lauren Lui in the doubles main draw consolation quarterfinal…Also with teammate Schmitt, competed as unattached players at the Dick’s Sporting Good, Inc. 50,000 dollar purse challenge in the women’s USTA Pro Circuit where they defeated No. 221 Madison Brengle (USA) and No. 192 Kimberly Couts (USA), but fell to No. 158 Nicole Thyssen (Netherlands) and No. 222 Neuza Silva (Portugal)...Was the No. 1 seed with Schmitt in the doubles main draw and seeded top-32 singles at the East Regional Championships...Posted a 3-0 singles record at Michigan State’s Spartan Invitational.
Played mostly the number two and three single positions…Helped the Herd clinch a victory over Virginia Tech with a win over 120th-ranked Yasmin Hamza…Earned her first career C-USA Player of the Week honors to close the season (4/16)…Soor clinched the victory for Marshall over conference rival UCF in the tournament quarterfinal… For the second day in a row, the Herd’s victory rested on Soor who defeated Rice’s Tiffany Lee to put Marshall in the conference championship final…Ended the season as the East Regions 21st singles player…For the second consecutive year, named to C-USA All-Conference Second Team…With partner Kellie Schmitt had an impressive 19-4 doubles finish as the 29th-ranked and No. 2 East Region doubles team…Also with Schmitt, fell to Duke’s seventh-ranked team of Amanda Granson and Melissa Mang in the NCAA doubles first round…The tandem earned C-USA All-Conference Doubles Team and Doubles Team of C-USA Championship.
Soor again had victories over top players from Boston College, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina’s Austin Smith…In doubles action, Soor teamed up with Kellie Schmitt to defeat Kansas’ No. 36 duo at the ITA All-American Championships...Then the pair defeated Penn’s No. 53 pair before defeating the No. 1 William and Mary doubles team at the ITA East Regional Championships to capture the East Regional title and No. 1 East Regional ranking…Soor and Schmitt stunned the No. 2 seeded and No. 10 nationally-ranked Tennessee duo at the ITA National Indoor Championships but was defeated by the eventual champion Notre Dame, 9-7, in the quarter-finals…Soor and Schmitt finished the fall with the number three rank in the East Region.
Soor mainly played at the number two position for the Herd…She had the highest winning total of 20, while winning matches against top-ranked opponents from Ohio State, Virginia, South Alabama, Penn State, Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth, LSU, and Rice…Soor finished the spring ranked No. 24 in the East Region… Received the C-USA Academic Medal…She was selected as an ITA All-American Scholar Athlete.
Soor had the second highest win total for the 2006 spring going 15-9... She played most of the season in the No. 2 doubles position with a record of 16-8...For the fall season of 2006 she boasted the second best record for the fall going 7-5 in singles and 8-5 in doubles competition...She won the William and Mary Invitational’s Flight D singles and along with partner Thaddea Lock won the tournament’s Flight B doubles back draw…Soor was selected as an ITA All-American Scholar Athlete.
Soor went 4-6 in singles during the fall season, however, she was hampered with an injury…Soor’s most impressive fall highlight was her run at the Kentucky Invitational where she made it to the finals of her draw, but had to withdraw from the final match due to an injury…Had four doubles wins in the fall, two against the University of Maryland.
Prior to Marshall
Soor played at the High Coast Tennis Academy and improved her ranking from 80th to 40th in her last year...She beat a top-20 player in Sweden and she was the first player to qualify for the top-eight for the Swedish Summer Tour 2005... She made it to the quarterfinals in doubles at the Swedish nationals and semifinals in doubles.
Daughter of Roger and Gunnel Soor...Major is business...Has one older brother, Johan (27).