Tanya Murtagh
    Tanya Murtagh

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Dublin, Ireland

    High School:
    Portmarnock Community School

    Height:
    5-6

    Birthdate:
    06/11/1991

    07/16/2014

    Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

    Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

    07/10/2014

    `Dogs Awarded ITA Academic Honors

    Five women and two men named ITA Scholar-Athletes

    07/08/2014

    'Dogs Cap Season With 129 Combined Academic All-MW Honors

    Two of the department's 12 winter and spring sports - baseball and women's swimming and diving - scored 17 selections each.

    07/08/2014

    Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

    Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

    07/07/2014

    Eighty-Six 'Dogs Honored to Academic All-MW Teams

    Two of the department's 12 winter and spring sports - baseball and women's swimming and diving - scored 17 selections each.

    04/27/2014

    2014 Mountain West Women's Tennis Champions

    Fresno State won its first ever Mountain West Women's Tennis Championship

    01/14/2014

    Women's Tennis - 2013 Fall Season

    Women's Tennis - 2013 Fall Season, Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.


    Last updated on June 10, 2014

    Fresno State

    2013-14 (RS Junior): Coming off a season-ending injury last year, Murtagh came out strong in 2014 and was named the teams Most Improved Player ... appeared in 20 dual matches ... concluded regular season with two huge singles wins over Nevada and San Jose State, which helped the Bulldogs finish undefeated in conference action (5-0) ... also recorded five doubles wins in dual play ... helped clinch the doubles point with a win at No. 3 in the MW championship match against New Mexico which led Fresno State to a 2014 MW Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance ... contributed in Fresno State's undefeated conference (5-0) and home (7-0) record as well as a final ITA ranking of No. 71.

    2012-13 (Junior): Redshirted season.

    2011-12 (Sophomore): Competed in 18 dual matches... contributed to the `Dogs advancement in the ITA team rankings to No. 43 ...went 18-16 overall and 11-7 on the season in singles at the No. 5 and No. 6 positions despite an injury late in the season... bested No. 49 Sacramento State's Knoebl Katharina Knoebl 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)... topped No. 45 Pepperdine's Megan Moore, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, at No. 6... contributed to the team's upset over No. 50 Georgia State with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat over Chaimaa Roudami at the No. 6 spot... went 12-11 overall and 11-6 in dual matches in doubles at primarily the No. 1 spot.

    Prior to Fresno State: Played for Ireland... was a two-time national champion in doubles, three-time national champion finalist in doubles and finalist in doubles for ITF in Ireland.

    Personal: Born June 11, 1991 in Sydney, Australia... mother is Carmel Murtagh... majoring in business... enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing sports... lists Roger Federer as her favorite athlete because he is one of the greatest tennis players ever... most admires her mom.

    Career Singles Statistics

    YearOverallDualTourn
    2011-1218-1611-77-9
    2012-13------
    2013-144-112-32-8
    Totals22-2713-109-17

    Career Doubles Statistics

    YearOverallDualTourn
    2011-1212-1110-52-6
    2012-13------
    2013-148-165-93-7
    Totals20-2715-145-13

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