Anastacia Simons
    Anastacia Simons


    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    High School:
    Rhenish Girl's



    Salukis fall in MVC Championship to Wichita State, 4-0

    SIU ends the season with 19 wins, a school record for most wins in a season.


    Women's Tennis defeats Creighton in the MVC Tournament, 4-1

    The Salukis will face either Drake or Northern Iowa in a semifinal match tomorrow at 2 p.m.


    Salukis fall to Wichita State, 7-0 in regular season finale

    The Salukis finish the regular season 17-4, 6-1 MVC.


    Salukis sweep Creighton 7-0; Look for MVC Regular Season Championship tomorrow against Wichita State

    The Salukis improve to 17-3, 6-0 MVC


    Women's Tennis to host Creighton and Wichita State in final home matches

    The Salukis are looking to win their first MVC Regular Season Championship since the 1985 season.

    Updated May 28, 2013

    2012-13: Recorded 17 wins and 10 losses in her final year at Southern...Went 5-5 in the fall and 12-5 in the spring while finishing with a 4-2 MVC singles record...Led the team in doubles wins with a 31-7 record primarily with partner Melanie Delsart...Went 14-2 in the fall and 17-5 in the spring...Finished 5-2 in MVC play...Named First Team MVC Scholar-Athlete.

    2011-12: Played in 17 singles matches, finishing with a 14-3 record...Finished the year with an 18-9 doubles record primarily with partner Anita Lee...3-3 in MVC doubles.

    2010-11: Finished the year with a 6-17 record...Played in mostly the No. 5 slot...Recorded a 2-5 MVC singles record...Played in only three doubles matches, finishing 0-3 and 0-2 in MVC doubles play.

    2009-10: Spent most of season playing doubles where she racked up a combined 8-14 record while splitting time with Vishakha Sheoran and Michela Cruise...Finished with a 6-3 record while paired with Cruise, including winning four straight from April 7 through April 17...Went 3-5 in limited singles action...Won last two matches of the season, defeating New Orleans' Sofija Karalic by retirement on March 12 and SEMO's Sarah Pettigrew 6-0, 6-0 on March 24...First collegiate singles win came on Feb. 14 with a victory against SIU-Edwardsville's Amanda Miller 6-1, 6-1.

    High School:Ranked as high as No. 346 among International Tennis Federation juniors...Also ranked No. 2 in the South African U16 division and No. 8 in U18...In 2007, Simons was a member of South Africa's Junior Federation Cup team...Won a gold medal in singles play at the Zone 6 Under 20 Youth Games in 2008...Represented South Africa at the Youth Commonwealth Games and was part of the Club Championships team that finished second overall...Was a member of the Full Colours national team for two seasons.

    Personal: Born on Dec. 26, 1991, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa...Majoring in pre-med...Daughter of Mark and Shirley Simons...Father is a teacher, while mother is self-employed.