Rashmi Teltumbde was one of the key additions that has led Texas Tech to winning back to back Big 12 Championships and earning a pair of invitations to the NCAA Championships. Teltumbde has helped elevate the Lady Raiders' doubles play. Since her arrival, Texas Tech is 43-6 in securing the doubles point. In singles, she has slid into each of the top three spots in the lineup.
Helped secure a second straight Big 12 Championship for Texas Tech ... named Academic All-Big 12 ... has filled in at the top three spots in the rotation ... went 14-13 in singles and 9-9 in dual matches ... was 5-1 in Big 12 action ... teamed with Nikki Sanders for one of the best doubles teams in the Big 12 ... the tandem went 7-1 and captured the Big 12 Conference's No. 2 Doubles position title ... together the combo of Sanders and Teltumbde have gone 24-8 and overall Teltumbde is 25-9 ... their 17 wins at No. 2 are the second-most by a tandem in program history ... she has been ranked as high as No. 105 in singles and No. 33 teamed with Sanders ... her win against Texas' Noel Scott on Apr. 6, keyed Texas Tech's first-ever win in Austin ... her win over Kansas State's Karla Bonacic broke a 3-3 tie and sent Texas Tech to the semifinals of the Big 12 Championships.
A key addition that helped Texas Tech secure its first-ever Big 12 championship ... began playing in the spring, after transferring from Virginia ... named a 2012 ITA Scholar Athlete ... won the Big 12 No. 3 Doubles position title with Elizabeth Ullathorne ... proved to be the deciding point, as she upended No. 47 Sona Novakova of No. 12 Baylor to give Texas Tech its biggest upset in program history ... jumped into the rankings in singles at No. 98 on March 23 ... stayed ranked from her No. 3 singles spot for eight straight matches ... finished the season 14-9 in singles overall and 13-8 in dual matches ... was 5-4 in Big 12 play ... made an immediate impact on double, going 22-3 with Ullathorne ... her 88.0 winning percentage is the highest doubles winning percentage in a single season in the history of Lady Raider Tennis ... her 18 wins at No. 3 doubles are second only to Ullathorne's 19 wins last season.
2010-2011 (FRESHMAN AT VIRGINIA):
A member of No. 11 Virginia's 20-8 team that lost to UCLA in the Sweet Sixteen in Palo Alto, Calif. ... recorded a 19-7 doubles record and 12-6 in singles play ... won the ITA Atlantic Region Doubles Championship with partner Maria Fuccillo ... named to the ITA National Team Indoor Championship All-Tournament Team with doubles partner Fuccillo ... advanced to the doubles consolation semifinals with Fuccillo at the ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championships ... ranked as high as No. 16 in doubles and finished the year ranked No. 36.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH:
Member of India's Fed Cup team ... competed in the main draw at the 2010 Junior Australian Open.
Born on January 8, 1992 to Anand and Rama Teltumbde ... graduated from pre KC College in Mumbai Maharashtra, India ... Rashmi is the great granddaughter of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution ... majoring in business economics and management.