Women's Tennis

Miho Kowase

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tokyo, Japan

High School:
Reitaku

Miho Kowase

10/20/2014

Buckeyes Wrap Up ITA Midwest Regional

Kowase falls in singles quarterfinals

09/08/2014

Buckeyes Earn Preseason Rankings and Spots in Riviera/ITA All-American Championships

Buckeyes begin 2014-15 season with singles and doubles rankings

07/29/2014

Buckeyes Find Success at Bloomington ITA Summer Circuit Tournament

Angeles Paz/Kowase claim doubles title with win over De Santis/Niehaus

07/14/2014

Ohio State Honored by ITA for Academic Accomplishments

Team recognized, along with Becker, Malley, Flower, Angeles Paz and Kowase

05/07/2014

Ohio State Begins NCAA Tournament Action vs. South Carolina Friday

Buckeyes and Gamecocks will compete in first round at 10 a.m. Friday in Durham, N.C.

05/09/2014

Women's Tennis NCAA Match

Women's Tennis NCAA Match vs. South Carolina

04/13/2014

Senior Day Win vs. Purdue

Senior Day Win vs. Purdue

2014-15 (Sophomore season): Ranked No. 120 in preseason ITA singles poll (Sept.8) and ranked No. 54 in preseason ITA doubles poll with Angeles Paz ... captured ITA Midwest Summer Circuit doubles title with Angeles Paz at Indiana July 29.

2013-14 (Freshman season): Honored as First Team All-Big Ten selection ... tallied 25 singles wins with a 16-4 record on court two this spring to tie for fifth in program-history in freshman wins ... enjoyed nine-match win singles win streak from March 30 through April 26 ... teamed up with Kowase to end regular season with perfect 14-0 dual record and 7-0 B1G record... duo went 15-2 in the spring, posting 12-2 record at No.3 doubles with one and two wins on courts one and two, respectively ... ranked as high as No. 75 in ITA doubles poll with Kowase for latter part of spring season ... totaled eight doubles and six singles wins in fall slate ... reached round of 16 at ITA Midwest Regional in doubles competition with Grainne O'Neill with 8-6 victory over Eastern Michigan University Oct. 11 ... tallied 3-0 singles record at Tennessee Fall Invite Oct. 25-27 vs. Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina State ... notched 2-1 doubles record at Akron Fall Invite and Tennessee Fall Invite with Gabriella De Santis ... defeated Mikayla Morkel-Brink of San Diego State, 6-1, 6-1, at Jack Kramer Collegiate Invite Nov. 7 ... captured first career singles victory vs. West Virginia's Ikttesh Chahal Oct. 5 at Akron Fall Invite ... named ITA and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Reitaku High School:
Member of Japanese national team from 2009-12 ... reached doubles quarterfinals of the 2011 Wimbledon Juniors ... captured third at 2009 World Junior Tennis on Japanese national team ... claimed 2010 Junior Fed Cup title (Asia/Oceania) with Japanese national team ... ended the 2011 season ranked No. 48 and earned a career-high world ranking of No. 14 in 2010.

Personal: Daughter of Hiroyuki and Kaori Kowase... older sister, Maho, is a senior on women's tennis team at Georgia ... majoring in communications ... favorite hobbies include reading Japanese books, hanging with friends and watching movies ... greatest sports thrill was capturing third at the U-14 World Junior Tennis Tournament with the Japanese national team.

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