NORMAN – Oklahoma women’s tennis head coach Audra Cohen was inducted into the University of Miami’s Sports Hall of Fame Tuesday night for her accomplishments as a member of the Canes’ tennis squad from 2005-07.
In her two years at Miami, Cohen was a four time All-American as both a singles and doubles player, and finished her collegiate career with 76-4 record in singles. During the 2005-2006 season, Cohen went 34-2 in singles play en route an International Tennis Association (ITA) National Indoor Championship. She was ranked No. 1 in the ITA singles rankings in both the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 seasons.
She was a two-time ITA National Player of the Year in addition to two ACC Player of the Year honors. She was also a three-time Honda Sport Award finalist (awarded to the best female athlete in 12 different sports), and in 2007 was named the winner for tennis.
Cohen began her collegiate career at Northwestern, where she garnered All-America honors in singles and doubles. In her freshman campaign, Cohen was named Big Ten’s Player of the Year, the ITA Rookie of the Year and advanced to the NCAA singles championship.
Cohen captained the 2007 Pan-American Team, played professionally on the WTA Tour and competed in the US Open Main Draw in both singles and doubles, while winning one USTA Pro Circuit title in 2006.
In her first year at Oklahoma, Cohen has led the Sooners to a 12-7 mark heading into the final weekend of Big 12 play. Oklahoma is ranked No. 38 in the ITA team rankings.