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Boglarka Berecz
  • (boog-LAR-ka BED-ets)
  • Senior, 5-10, Right-Handed
  • Szazhalombatta, Hungary
  • (Arany Janos Nyolcosltalyos Gimnazium)
  • Major: Political Science

CAREER NOTES: Career-high ITA singles ranking: No. 16 (January 10, 2006)... Career-high ITA doubles ranking: 24 (Jan. 11, 2005 with Nina Suvak) … 2006 NCAA All-Tournament Team, No. 4 Singles position ... 2006 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... 2005 Second Team All-SEC Doubles … 2004 First Team All-SEC Doubles … career doubles record with Suvak was 50-11, the fifth-most victories by a doubles duo in UF history …one singles title and one doubles title.

AS A SENIOR (2005-06)
Awards: Earned a bid into the NCAA Singles Championships ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Dorothy Anderson Scholarship Award, presented annually to the Gator who displays best combination of academics and character on and off the court (team award) ... SEC GoodWorks Team
2006 SPRING
Singles: Final Fila National Ranking: 49 … Final ITA South Region Ranking: 7 … Season-High National Ranking: 16 (January 10) … injury-plagued season limited her action … in her final collegiate match lost to sixth-seeded Amanda Fink of Southern California in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championships ... downed UCLA's 56th-ranked Alex McGoodwin 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the NCAAs (May 18), giving UF a 2-1 lead en route to the dual match win ... captured an impressive 6-1, 6-1 victory over South Florida's Gabriela Duch in the second round of the NCAA (May 13) to clinch the dual match in the final home match of her career ... in the lineup for the SEC Tournament final against Kentucky (April 23), but the match was abandoned with Berecz holding a 5-2 lead in the first set tiebreak ... 7-2 in dual matches (positions No. 3-5), including a 3-1 record in SEC regular-season matches (all at No. 4) … 3-0 in clinching dual matches (Mississippi State, Georgia, South Florida-NCAA 2R) … 0-0 in three-set matches.
Doubles: did not played doubles during the spring
2005 FALL
Singles: Preseason National Ranking: 53 … ITA Fall South Region Rank: 6 … all eight singles matches involved ranked opponents, posting a 6-2 record … played her way through qualifying at the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships to reach the main draw round of 16 where she lost to second-ranked Susie Babos of California, 6-1, 6-2 … top win of the Fall was a 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 victory over Notre Dame's 27th-ranked Catrina Thompson in the first round of the Riviera qualifying, rallying from 3-0 down in the second and third sets.
Doubles: Preseason National Ranking: 24 (with Lolita Frangulyan) … ITA Fall South Region Rank: 6 (with Frangulyan) … played all four matches with Frangulyan, reaching the main draw round of 16 at the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships after winning three qualifying rounds.

AS A JUNIOR (2004-05)
Awards: Achieved career-high singles ranking (No. 47, Feb. 22, 2005) … Achieved career-high doubles ranking (No. 24, Feb. 22, 2005 with Nina Suvak) … selected as an alternate into the NCAA Singles Championships ... Second Team All-SEC Doubles, No. 3 position (Nina Suvak).
2005 Spring:
Singles: Final ITA National Ranking: 82 ... Final ITA South Region Ranking: 13 ... Season-high ITA Ranking: 47 (Feb. 22) … provided two clinching dual match points (vs. Mississippi State & South Carolina) …had her nine-match winning streak snapped in the NCAA team semifinal round (May 21), falling to Texas' Ristine Olson 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 ... had not been in the lineup since April 24 until her appearance May 20 against USC in the NCAA quarterfinals, and came through with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory to give UF a 3-2 lead in the team scoring ... provided the emotional and improbable clinching point in UF's comeback victory over Kentucky to win the SEC Tournament, rallying from down 6-2, 5-4 to defeat Danielle Petrisko 2-6, 7-5, 7-5 ... began the season playing a career-high No. 2 position in the lineup… rallied for a 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Vanderbilt's Caroline Ferrell at the SEC Tournament Semifinal, after trailing 3-0, down two breaks in the first set ... Recorded third career double-bagel with 6-0, 6-0 victory versus Alabama's Andrea Brenes (March 27) … Logged first-ever dual match victory at No. 2 position on Jan. 27 versus UCF's Pamela Fernandez 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles: Final ITA National Ranking: n/a ... Final ITA South Region Ranking: 12 (with Nina Suvak) ... Season-high ITA Ranking: 24 (Jan. 11 with Suvak) … Provided clinching doubles point in the SEC Tournament Semifinals with 8-4 win over Annie Menees and Caroline Ferrell ... Clinched the doubles point 8-5 in the SEC Quarterfinals against South Carolina's Megan McGavock and Miranda Gutierrez (April 22) ... Competed in and won first doubles match of season 8-1 on March 6 versus Arkansas duo of Whitney Morton and Iliana Pacheco (March 6).
2004 Fall:
Singles: Preseason National Rank: 56 … ITA Fall South Region Rank: 11 … Solid 2004 fall season before undergoing surgery on her right wrist … rallied in her second round match of the Riviera/ITA All-American Qualifying event against Nebraska's 44th-ranked Gitte Ostermann, as she was receiving down 5-2, 30-0 before mounting a 7-5, 6-1 straight set win … went 3-0 - losing just eight total games - during the season-opening Gator Fall Classic which included a 6-1, 6-4 singles victory - after trailing 4-0 in the second set - over Miami's Staci Stevens, avenging last year's season-ending 6-3, 6-4 defeat in dual match play.
Doubles: Preseason National Rank: 35 (with Nina Suvak) … ITA Fall South Region Rank: 9 (with Suvak) … Competed in the Riviera/ITA All-American Qualifying event with Suvak, posting a 9-7 upset over Washington's No. 2-seeded and 14th-ranked pair of Dinka Hadzic and Dea Sumantri, but lost in the final round 8-4 to Clemson's 21st-ranked Daniela Alvarez and Maria Brito … received a 'lucky loser' entrance into the All-American main draw, posting a 1-2 record and reaching the semifinal round of the consolation event … went 4-0 during the season-opening Gator Fall Classic, playing three matches with Whitney Benik and one with Nina Suvak.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003-04)
Awards: First Team All-SEC Doubles, No. 3 position … Gator Fall Classic Flight A singles champion … adidas Invitational Flight B singles champion … UNLV Freeman Memorial Doubles champion (with Nina Suvak) … leads team in singles victories with a 34-5 record … most doubles victories (35 playing all with Nina Suvak)
Singles: Final ITA National Rank: No. 84; Final ITA South Region Rank: 16; Season-high ITA National Rank: No. 71 (Feb. 24); Primary Dual Match position: No. 4
Spring: Posted four wins against nationally ranked opponents, including a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Vanderbilt's No. 106 Amanda Fish (Apr. 18) in the SEC Tournament final … played a career-high No. 3 position in lineup versus Marina Chiarelli of LSU in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament (Apr. 17), winning 6-3, 6-2 … provided the clinching dual match point three times … began the spring season logging impressive wins at the UNLV Freeman Memorial, where she topped Stanford's No. 61 Emilia Anderson 6-2, 7-5 in the round of 16 before losing to North Carolina's No. 34 ranked Aniela Mojzis 6-4, 6-0 in the quarterfinals …defeated No. 50 Joslynn Burkett of Arizona State 1-6, 6-2, 6-1 in a consolation match of the tournament, the highest ranked opponent she has defeated in her career.
Fall: Posted a 12-3 record…won the first 10 matches of the season …defeated UF teammate Nina Suvak 6-3, 6-1 (October 3) to win Flight B of the adidas Invitational…won Flight A of the Gator Fall Classic, beating Gabriela Duch of USF 7-5, 6-4 in the final … topped LSU's No. 99-ranked Rocio Fantilli 6-3, 6-3 in the round of 32 at the SEC Coaches Fall Classic to earn her first-ever win over a ranked opponent.
Doubles: Final ITA National Rank: n/a; Final ITA South Region Rank: 9 (with Nina Suvak); Season-high ITA National Rank: 33 (Jan. 13, with Suvak); Primary Dual Match position: 3
Spring: Paired with Nina Suvak in all matches … compiled a team-high in wins with a 25-3 record during the spring (and 36 wins during the year), including 21-3 in dual matches…involved in the clinching doubles point in eight dual matches (winning seven) … lone clinching loss was to Miami's Audrey Banada and Mari Toro 9-8 (3) in the second round of the NCAA Team Championships (May 15) ... during the SEC Tournament final, avenged the regular season loss to Vanderbilt's Schellhas and Fish, posting a convincing 8-2 victory … won 11 straight matches from March 7 to April 8 … began spring on 10-match winning streak …captured the UNLV Freeman Memorial title (Jan. 18), defeating the pair of Maharaj and Robards from Tennessee 8-4 in the championship match.
Fall: Went 11-3 in doubles, playing all matches with Nina Suvak … beat the pair of C. Leslie and E. Neihbours from Notre Dame 8-3 (Sept. 26) in the round of 16 of Flight A in the adidas Invitational, advancing to the quarterfinals where they were defeated by No. 3 UF teammates Jennifer Magley and Zerene Reyes, 8-4 … won the Gator Fall Classic (Oct. 12), topping Miami's pair of A. Banada and M. Toro 8-4 in the finals … reached the finals of the Flight A in the SEC Coaches Fall Classic.

AS A FRESHMAN (2002-03)
Singles: Final ITA South Region Rank: n/a; Final ITA National Rank: n/a; Season-high ITA Rank: n/a; Primary dual match position: No. 6
2003 Spring: Posted a 12-0 dual match record, winning her final 12 matches of the season … provided the clinching dual match point in UF's NCAA first round win over Florida Atlantic, defeating Jessica Burrow 6-1, 6-0 in 53 minutes ... compiled a 4-0 record in clinching matches with wins coming against Florida Atlantic, Mississippi State, Arkansas and Wake Forest … won her first collegiate match in the round of 32 during the Collegiate Kick-Off Classic Jan. 17 by posting a 7-6, 6-4 victory over Tennessee's Melissa Schaub.
2002 Fall: Enrolled at UF in January 2003.
Doubles: Primary dual match position: No. 3
2003 Spring: Compiled a 2-0 record while playing both matches with Julie Rotondi … paired with Rotondi for the first time March 7 against Arkansas, winning 8-1 against No. 47-ranked pair of Dybicz and Ferreira.
2002 Fall: Enrolled at UF in January 2003.

Prior to Florida: Trained at ZTE Tennis Club in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary… coached by her father, Istvan…11-time Hungarian Championships winner …ranked No. 2 in singles and doubles competition in the under-18 Hungarian national rankings…ranked No. 55 in singles and 30 in doubles competition in the ITF's 2001 junior rankings… represented her country on its national team since age 13 … won the under-14 Hungarian Championships in singles, doubles and team competition … earned first place in singles and second place in doubles competition at the 2001 under-18 ITF Tournament… reached the quarterfinals of singles competition in the under-18 2001 European Championships in Switzerland… took third place in the 2000 Junior Australian Open … competed in several prestigious juniors tournaments: the Orange Bowl in 1999, the French Open in 2001 and Wimbledon in 2002, where she advanced to the Round of 16.


CAREER RECORD
YEAR OVERALL
SINGLES
DUAL
SINGLES
SEC
SINGLES
NCAA
SINGLES
OVERALL
DOUBLES
DUAL
DOUBLES
SEC
DOUBLES
NCAA
DOUBLES
2003 13-2 12-0 6-0 1-0 2-0 2-0 0-0 0-0
2004 35-6 20-2 10-1 1-1 36-6 21-3 9-2 1-1
2005 18-5 13-3 8-1 1-1 17-7 10-3 8-1 0-0
2006 14-6 8-2 3-1 2-1 3-1 0-0 0-0 0-0
Totals 80-19 53-7 27-3 5-3 58-14 33-6 17-3 1-1
All-time Dual Match
Singles By Position
#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Overall
Record
B. Berecz (2003)         1-0 11-0 12-0
B. Berecz (2004)     1-0 11-2 2-0   20-2
B. Berecz (2005)   3-2 1-0   3-0 6-1 13-3
B. Berecz (2006)     2-1 5-1 1-0   8-2
Total 3-2 4-1 22-3 7-0 17-1 53-7
Berecz's NCAA Career Record
Year Overall
Singles
Dual
Singles
Individual
Singles
Overall
Doubles
Dual
Doubles
Individual
Doubles
2003 1-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2004 2-2 2-2 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0
2005 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2006 2-1 2-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0
Totals 6-4 6-3 0-1 1-1 1-1 0-0
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