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  Wiveca Swarting
School: Univ. of Nebraska (Lincoln)
Year: graduated
Home Town: Stockholm
Home State: N/A
Home Country: United States(USA)
High School: Gymnasium
Birth Date: Sunday, February 01, 1987
Dominant Hand: Right
Singles Record: 66-27
Doubles Record: 51-36
2008-09: Outlook Wiveca Swarting enters her junior season on track for one of the most accomplished careers in Husker history. The native of Stockholm, Sweden, already has 92 combined wins in two-plus seasons for Nebraska, including a 14-5 mark in the 2008 fall campaign. Swarting took home the ITA Central Regional singles Main Draw title, earning her a berth in the National Indoor Tournament. Swarting will be one of NU’s top singles and doubles players this year. She has a chance to break into several of Nebraska’s career top-five lists this season, including singles wins, doubles individual wins and combined wins.   2007-08: Sophomore After a fantastic freshman season, Swarting followed with an even more impressive sophomore campaign in 2007-08 for Nebraska. Swarting led the team with 19 spring singles victories and was second on the team with 20 overall singles victories. She also led the team in spring winning percentage (19-4, .826) and overall winning percentage (20-5, .800). Swarting played most of the season at the No. 2 singles spot where she went 14-4, but also spent some time at No. 3 where she was 5-0.   Swarting was also dominant in Big 12 play, as she led the team in conference victories with an 8-3 record. Seven of those wins came at the No. 2 spot. Swarting was one of three Huskers to begin the year with an 11-0 singles record, and she tied with Imke Reimers for the team lead in sweeps, as Swarting had three 6-0, 6-0 wins on the season. Swarting only went three sets in two singles matches on the year, and she came out on top in both.   Swarting teamed up with Maria Ring for the majority of the season at the No. 2 doubles position, where the duo posted a 13-6 record, including a 3-6 Big 12 mark. After winning 34 combined singles and doubles matches in 2007-08, Swarting posted 69 combined singles and doubles victories by the end of her sophomore season at Nebraska.   Swarting was named to her third Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll at Nebraska after earning a spot on the Fall 2007 list. She was also named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team, along with Imke Reimers.   2006-07: Freshman Swarting enjoyed a terrific freshman season for Nebraska in 2006-07. Her 35 combined wins were the second most on the team, as were her 18 singles wins.   Swarting played every match at the No. 3 position during the spring season, posting a 14-8 record, second most on the team in the spring. She came out of the gates strong, winning five of her first six matches before falling into a mini-slump during the meat of the Big 12 season, losing five of her next six. However, Swarting finished the season by winning eight of her last 10 matches, including a five-match winning streak. At one point, she won 16 of 20 sets she played.   Swarting’s most memorable match came against Irina Lykina of Oklahoma. Down 4-1 in the third set, with the team score tied at 3, Swarting rallied to win five straight games over the Oklahoma senior, giving her a three-set victory and the Huskers’ a crucial Big 12 team victory, all with her family from Sweden in attendance.   Swarting played every doubles match at the No. 2 position during the spring season, teaming with Diana Kuhl and Maria Ring to post a 14-7 record, including a 5-6 Big 12 record. She and Maria Ring won six straight doubles matches at one point in the season.   Before Nebraska Swarting came to Lincoln to join the Husker program after rising as high as No. 5 in the individual player rankings in Sweden. She also cracked the top 400 rankings of the International Tennis Federation. Swarting has won multiple Swedish championships, and has made three ITF finals appearances.   She played at Kramtors Tennis Gymnasium for Coach Peter Rejmer and graduated in 2006. Swarting spent the spring of 2006 playing for the Salk club team.   Personal Wiveca is the daughter of Odd and Elisabeth Swarting, and was born on Feb. 1, 1987. She has one brother, Carl, 18, and two sisters, Gisela, 14, and Wendela, 11. Wiveca is an international business major.