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Thunderbird Women's Tennis Adds Eira Tobrand to Roster

April 27, 2017
By SUU Strategic Communication

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CEDAR CITY, Utah - The Southern Utah women's tennis team and head coach Rose Ketmayura are proud to announce the signing of Eira Tobrand ahead of the 2017-18 season.

“Eira signing with SUU is very exciting for the program,” Ketmayura said. “She brings a big game and a strong desire to improve. She has the potential to add great depth to the team as we take a big jump. She has a great personality that matches the team well and we are honored to have her become a Thunderbird.”

Tobrand comes to Cedar City from Gothenburg, Sweden where she has competed in many different sports, but most importantly tennis. She has been ranked as high as 12th in the Swedish National Rankings and finished runner-up in the National Junior Championships in 2015. Tobrand also competed in the indoor and outdoor Regional Junior Championships in 2015 and made it as far as the quarterfinals in the Swedish Championships.

Tobrand plans on studying engineering and biology during her time at Southern Utah.

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