- Julia von Samson
Julia  von Samson


March, Germany

High School:
Maxweber Gymnasium


Spring 2006: Played to a record of 9-8 in dual match play, 8-7 at number two singles ... posted an impressive mark of 11-3 at number one doubles with partner Annemieke Eisholz ... earned a 6-3, 6-3 victory at number one singles against Louisiana Tech ... went on a four-match win-streak at number two singles late in the year.

Fall 2005: Recorded an impressive 5-1 mark during the season ... was a perfect 3-0 in flight "D" at Middle Tennessee, never allowing an opponent more than two games in any set ... partnered with Annemieke Elsholz to win the championship in flight"A" doubles at Middle Tennessee, beating teammates Gulsah Esen and Ornischa Maier-Knapp in the semifinals and going 4-0 in the event ... posted a 3-1 mark at the ITA Southern Regionals, advancing to the fourth round of flight "B" singles.

Spring 2005: Was 8-13 overall on the season, but posted a 7-6 mark at the No. 3 spot for UAB ... tallied a five-match win streak from 3/3-3/20, including three thre-set victories ... had a 6-3 record with partner with Elsholz in doubles that included a four-match win steak and a 4-2 record at the No. 2 position ... also teamed with Antonia Nugent for a 3-7 record in doubles, including a 2-3 mark at the No. 1 slot.

Fall 2004: Concluded the season with a 5-3 overall record ... started the season with victories over Brooke Cowie of Memphis, 6-2, 6-2, and Elizabeth Conver of Belmont, 6-1, 6-0, at the UTC Baras Fall Classic ... was 5-5 in doubles play ... teamed with Elsholz to defeat Gurkaynak/Gorman of Jacksonville State, 8-4, in scrimmage at Birmingham-Southern and Nortje/Domela of Tennessee Martin at the Middle Tennessee Invitational 8-5.

Spring 2004: Tallied an 11-15 mark with all matches at the No. 4 position ... was also 6-6 in C-USA matches ... recorded a 14-9 doubles mark with three different partners ... was 11-4 in the No. 2 spot with teammate Elsholz, including a 5-1 conference record.

Fall 2003: Finished third on the team in tournament victories and compiled a 5-7 singles record ... picked up a clutch straight-set over Southern Miss' Katharina Sadofski, 6-1, 6-4, at the Ole Miss Fall Classic ... competed in the prestigious 2003 ITA Regional tournament and registered a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Troy State's Laura Alarcon ... accumulated a 5-5 doubles record, including a 3-2 mark while playing with teammate Nadia Dellarciprete ... the tandem picked up a first-round victory against Jacksonville State's combination of Packer/Hajbane at the ITA Regional tournament, 8-5.

Pre-UAB: Conducted her prep career at Max-Weber Gymnasium ... played for the prestigious SV Oberweier club team near Freiburg, Germany ... led her team to two district championships.

Personal: Daughter of Birgit and Arnim Samson ... born on Jan. 15, 1984, in Freiburg, Germany ... full name is Julia von Samson Himmelstjerna ... major is management.