GRAND FORKS, N.D. - University of North Dakota tennis coach Tom Wynne announced today the signings of Steph Biehn and Callie Ronkowski to National Letters of Intent beginning with the 2010-11 season.

Biehn, a native of Sherburn, Minn., was the No. 1 singles player for Martin Country West High School in each of the last three seasons and was a state tournament semifinalist is a junior in 2008. The eighth-rated player out of Minnesota, Biehn is a six-time letterwinner and a five-time All-Gopher/Valley Conference performer. A team captain as a junior and senior, Biehn amassed a varsity singles record of 122-11 and was a four-time section champion and a four-time state singles qualifier.

Ronkowski, a product of Red River High School in Grand Forks, is the two-time North Dakota state singles champion and the No. 1 singles player on Red River's seven-time state champion team. Ronkowski is the top-ranked 18-year old in the northern section and the highest-rated prep player to ever sign with the UND tennis program. She was a member of the USTA Intersectional Team in 2008 and 2007 and represented the USTA Zonal Team from 2003-08.

"Both players will add depth to the lineup and help fill some of the voids left by this year's senior class," said Wynne.

Wynne and the Fighting Sioux open the season Jan. 30-31 against Creighton and Arkansas-Little Rock. 

 

- Go Sioux -