Year: Senior
City/State: Austin, Texas
High School: John Newcombe Academy


2003-04: Senior
Rose Ketmayura (pronounced Ket-may-YUR-uh) was one of the leaders for Nebraska in her fourth year with the team. She wasted no time getting her senior season off to a great start, posting indentical 3-1 records on both the singles and doubles courts in the fall.

Ketmayura was one of the top options for the squad in doubles, playing all 25 matches in the No. 1 position with fellow senior Leslie Harvey. Getting the opponents' top doubles team all season long, the duo managed a record of 10-15 in the spring.

On the singles court, Ketmayura played in 11 matches during the spring. She lost her only match in the No. 3 spot, but notched a mark of 5-5 at the No. 4 position. 

2002-03: Junior
Ketmayura posted an 8-12 spring singles record playing in the Nos. 2, 3, and 4 singles spots. Ketmayura had two wins competing at No. 2 singles, including a Big 12 victory over Iowa State's Kristin Gyaki. Ketmayura had a three-match winning streak from Jan. 31 to Feb. 9, picking up three victories in straight sets at No. 3 singles.

In doubles action, Ketmayura produced a 10-12 record in the spring. Her most frequent doubles partner was classmate Anna Oehme. The two posted a 10-10 dual meet record, including a 2-3 mark at No. 1 doubles and an 8-7 record from the No. 2 spot. The pair's most significant win was an 8-6 upset of Oklahoma's Annette Bryntesson and Bethany Griffin.

In the fall of 2002, Ketmayura teamed up with Anna Oehme to win the Lloyd Stokstad Invitational over Drake’s Melinda Fenimore and Cynthia Skogerboe. Ketmayura went 3-2 in singles and 4-1 in doubles. Ketmayura finished second in the "B’ Flight of the Lloyd Stokstad Invitational in singles action.

2001-02: Sophomore
Ketmayura posted a 10-10 spring singles record at the No. 5 spot. She missed two matches due to a knee injury, but had two win streaks of three matches during the season.

In doubles action, Ketmayura teamed up with Leslie Harvey at the No. 1 spot. For the season, Ketmayura posted a 12-7 record, and had a hand in the upset win over Oklahoma, teaming with Anna Oehme to defeat Annette Bryntesson and Jessica Braver, 9-8.

In the fall, Ketmayura went 2-1 in singles action and dropped all three of her doubles matches.

2000-01: Freshman
Ketmayura started her career at Nebraska with a bang, winning 14 matches and dropping only four as a freshman. Coach Jacobson labeled Ketmayura as one of the top recruits to ever come to Nebraska, and she quickly proved it. Ketmayura had a 13-match win streak before suffering her first loss against Kansas.

In doubles play, Ketmayura’s overall record was 9-15 on the spring season.

In 2000 fall action, Ketmayura and Katarina Balan reached the semifinals of the Wichita State Shocker Classic before falling to Southwest Missouri State’s Cassandra Godfrey and Li Zozrashvili. Ketmayura lost her only fall singles match in the Wichita State Shocker Classic.

Before Nebraska
Before attending the University of Nebraska, Ketmayura played tennis for eight years at the John Newcombe Tennis Academy in New Braunfels, Texas, where she was ranked as high as No. 7 in the state of Texas.

The daughter of Ra and Ying Ketmayura, Rose was born on Oct. 2, 1981, in Austin, Texas. She is an international business major and has a younger brother, Rham.


Year Spring Big 12 Fall Total
2000-01 14-4 6-3 0-1 14-5
2001-02 10-10 2-7 2-1 12-11
2002-03 8-12 2-7 3-2 11-14
2003-04 5-6 2-2 3-1 8-7
Totals 37-32 12-19 8-5 45-37


Year Spring Big 12 Fall Total
2000-01 9-15 1-10 1-4 10-19
2001-02 12-7 2-7 0-3 12-10
2002-03 10-12 3-8 4-1 14-13
2003-04 10-15 2-11 3-1 13-16
Totals 41-49 8-36 8-9 49-58
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