||University of Houston
||Friday, August 04, 1989
||Consumer Sciences and Merchandising
2008-09 Season (Sophomore)
Made her Houston debut against Portland State in the No. 4 position to win 6-4, 6-1 and teamed with Lucy Forward in an 8-3 win (Jan. 23)... moved up to the No. 3 spot to defeat Stephen F. Austin 6-4, 6-3 (Jan. 31)... paired with Jordan McCombs to defeat Montana State 8-1 in the No. 3 spot (Feb. 5)... moved up with McCombs to the No. 2 spot to defeat conference rivals Southern Miss 9-7 (Feb. 15) and Tulane 8-5 (Feb. 20) and defeated Memphis 8-1 with Lucy Forward in the No. 2 position (Feb. 22)... moved up to the No. 1 spot with Forward to defeat Utah State 8-5 (March 18) and Texas-Pan American 8-3 (March 28)... defeated Prairie View A&M in the No. 3 singles spot 6-0, 6-2 (April 10). Before Houston:
Attended Texas Tech where she was coached by Cari Groce. High School:
Graduated from The Pendleton School in Bradenton, Fla., in 2007...coached by Mauricio Hadad. Personal:
Born Aug. 4, 1989 ,in Houston, Texas... full name is Laura Elizabeth Ring... daughter of William and Nannette Ring... biggest influences in her life are her parents because they gave her confidence to push herself to become better at anything she pursued... hobbies include surfing, horseback riding and jet skiing... majoring in consumer sciences and merchandising.