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2009 Women's Tennis Roster

Marrit Boonstra

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Groningen, The Netherlands (De Rietlanden)
Experience
School
Jessica Alexander

Marrit Boonstra (MAR [like CARE]-it)

 

Major: Management

 

CAREER RECORD

 

OVERALL

DUAL

CONF

NCAA

OVERALL

DUAL

CONF

NCAA

YEAR

SINGLES

SINGLES

SINGLES

SINGLES

DOUBLES

DOUBLES

DOUBLES

DOUBLES

2007-08

15-3

15-3

3-1

4-1

15-4

15-3

5-1

2-3

2008-09

36-10

21-4

8-2

5-2

28-11

19-7

9-2

3-2

2009-10

26-4

24-2

8-0

3-1

32-7

22-3

7-1

5-2

Totals

77-17

60-9

19-3

12-4

75-22

56-13

21-4

10-7

 

All-Time Dual Match

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overall

Singles By Position

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

Record

2007-08

 

 

 

1-1

11-2

3-0

15-3

2008-09

21-4

 

 

 

 

 

21-4

2009-10

 

2-0

21-2

1-0

 

 

24-2

Totals

21-4

2-0

21-2

2-1

11-2

3-0

60-9

 

 

CAREER NOTES: Career-high ITA singles ranking: No. 3 (2009-10 Preseason)... Career-high ITA doubles ranking: 3 (twice, last on March 17, 2010 with Allie Will) … 2010 Southeastern Conference Tournament MVP … 2009 Singles All-American … 2008 & 2010 Doubles All-American … competed at the 2009 NCAA Singles Championships and the 2008, 2009 & 2010  NCAA Doubles Championships … 2009 & 2010 First Team All-SEC selection … 2009 Second Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 3 At-Large …2009 & 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll … 2008 SEC Freshman Academic Team … has one collegiate doubles title to her credit (2008 ITA South Region Championships with Megan Alexander) ... produced an impressive 60-9 dual match singles record during her career ... enrolled at UF in August of 2007 and began collegiate career with sophomore eligibility

 

AS A SENIOR (2009-10)

Awards: 2010 SEC Tournament MVP … SEC All-Tournament Team … First Team All-SEC … SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 10) … Doubles All-American ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... selected to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championships, advancing to the quarterfinals

 

2010 SPRING

Singles: Current ITA National Singles Ranking: 65 … Season-High National Singles Ranking: 3 (preseason) … 26-4 overall record … 24-2 in dual matches, playing the No. 2 (2-0), No. 3 (21-2) and No. 4 (1-0) positions … played the No. 3 singles spot in every SEC dual match and posted a perfect 8-0 record … held a season-long 17-match win streak entering the NCAA Team Final, where she was on the short end of a thrilling and heart-breaking 6-4, 6-7 (4), 7-5 loss to Stanford’s Mallory Burdette that clinched the national championship for the Cardinal; Burdette broke for a 6-5 lead and served out for the win ... posted the first singles win against North Carolina in the NCAA Semifinals with an impressive 6-2, 6-2 mark against Sophie Grabinski and against Ole Miss to give UF a 2-0 lead in the NCAA Round of 16 ... named SEC Tournament MVP after winning all three singles matches played during UF’s three-match title run … showed improvement and focus down the stretch by posting a 6-2, 7-5 win over Tennessee’s Rosalia Alda and a 6-2, 6-0 win against South Carolina’s Anya Morgina in the SEC Tournament, after having defeated both within two weeks prior by respective scores of 6-7, 6-2, 6-1 and 6-4, 7-5 … 5-2 vs. ranked opponents, with highest-ranked opponent defeated Arizona’s 29th-ranked Natasha Marks, 6-2, 6-3 in the round of 32 at the Riviera All-American (Oct. 8) … 6-1 in clinching matches, with the last decision a three-set loss to Stanford’s Mallory Burdette in the NCAA Team Final and the last victory on May 15, when she defeated Washington’s Joyce Ardies, 7-5, 6-4 in the NCAA Second Round, a match that also was the final home match in her career …

FALL SEASON: 2-2 record in the pre-dual match slate, highlighted by reaching the round of 16 at the Riviera All-American

 

Doubles: Current ITA National Doubles Ranking: 5 (with Allie Will) … Season-High National Doubles Ranking: 3 (Feb. 18 and March 17 with Allie Will) … overall record of 32-6, including a 22-3 record in dual matches … played with five different partners, but only with two in dual matches … paired with Will for a 24-3 overall record, as well as in an 21-3 dual match mark all at the No. 1 position (7-1 in SEC) ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championships with Will, dropping a hard-fought 2-6, 7-5, 7-6(6) decision to Tennessee’s top-seeded and eventual NCAA Runner-up Natalie Pluskota and Caitlin Whoriskey … also teamed with Claire Bartlett at No. 2 for a 1-0 record … 11-1 record in the clinching doubles point match, all with Will, including a pair of 8-1 decisions in the first two rounds of the NCAA Team  Championship and the thrilling 8-6 victory against Ole Miss’ 12-ranked Kristi Boxx and Karen Nijssen after the other two matches had split … highest-ranked doubles team defeated with Will was No. 8, (def. North Carolina’s Grabinski & Marand, 9-8 (2); def. South Florida’s Koning/Rehberger, 8-5) …

FALL SEASON: 8-3 record in non-dual matches ... during non-dual matches, played with Joanna Mather (2-2), Anastasia Revzina (2-1), Brittany Borsanyi (3-0) and Allie Will (1-0) … with Mather, reached the final round of qualifying for the Riviera All-American, defeating Northwestern’s 35th-ranked Lui and Murray 8-6, but falling to Washington’s 17th-ranked team of Ardies and Dy, 8-5

 

 

AS A JUNIOR (2008-09)

Awards: Singles All-American … earned bid into NCAA Singles & Doubles Championships … won the ITA South Region Doubles Championships … Second Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 3 At-Large … SEC Academic Honor Roll … First Team All-SEC … SEC Athlete of the Week (Feb. 17) … Most Valuable Player (team award)

 

2009 SPRING

Singles: Final National Rank: 7; Final South Region Rank: 4; Season-High National Rank: 7 … won a team-high 36 singles matches during the year, sporting a 36-10 overall record, including a 21-4 mark in dual matches, where she played a career-high No. 1 in the lineup … played No. 6 spot the previous season … 21 dual match victories led UF … advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championships, falling to Miami’s Laura Vallverdu, 6-1, 6-7, 6-3, after defeating Stanford’s No. 7 Hilary Barte, 7-5, 6-1 … produced a 16-match win streak midway through the season … 3-3 record in clinching matches … 31 of her 46 matches were against nationally ranked opponents … produced a 23-8 record versus ranked foes, including a 3-3 mark against top-10 ranked players … earned two wins over two different players ranked No. 6 for her best victories – vs. Georgia’s Chelsey Gullickson 6-3, 6-2 as part of UF’s 4-3 victory and vs. Auburn’s Fani Chifchieva 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 that clinched another 4-3 team win.

Doubles: Final National Rank: 14 (with Joanna Mather) and 32 (with M. Alexander); Final South Region Rank: 3 (with Mather); Season-High National Rank: 6 (with M. Alexander) … compiled a team-best 28 wins during the entire season, partnering with M. Alexander (11-4), Mather (16-6) and Anastasia Revzina (1-1) … 19-7 dual match mark, with an 11-5 record at the No. 1 position and 8-2 at No. 2 … played first six dual matches with Alexander (4-2, all at No. 1) and the rest with Mather … qualified for NCAA Doubles Championships with Alexander and Mather; played with Mather and advanced to the round of 16 after upsetting North Carolina’s No. 4 Grabinski and Marand 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round … 9-8 vs. ranked teams … 7-4 in clinching doubles-point matches.

 

2008 FALL

Singles: Compiled a 10-4 record in individual matches during the fall, highlighted by an appearance in the final of the ITA South Region Championships and earned a wildcard into the ITA National Indoor Championships, where she reached the round of 16 … advanced to the semifinals of the Gator Fall Classic Flight A draw and the round of 16 of the qualifying draw at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships.

Doubles: Played the entire fall season with Megan Alexander and posted a 7-2 record, highlighted by winning the ITA South Region Championship … blanked Georgia Tech’s No. 46-ranked Nickey and Striplin, 8-0, in the ITA Region final ... Alexander and Boonstra did not take the automatic bid earned from winning the region title to a spot in the main draw of the ITA National Indoor Championships … reached the quarterfinals of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships and the semifinals of the Gator Fall Classic Flight A draw.

 

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08)

Awards: Doubles All-American … earned a bid into the NCAA Doubles Championships … Rheau Stakeley Sportsmanship Award (team award)

 

2008 SPRING

Singles: Final National Ranking: 91; Final ITA South Region Ranking: 21; Season-High National Ranking: 91 (Final) … played the majority of the season at the No. 5 position in the lineup and collected a 15-3 overall record ... won her first eight collegiate matches, including earning the clinching point for Florida in two of those team wins ... won 6-2, 6-0 in the fourth singles position over Vanderbilt’s Courtney Ulery to help the Gators advance to the SEC Tournament Final ... earned singles wins in the first four rounds of the NCAA Tournament to help UF advance to the NCAA Semifinals.

Doubles: Final National Ranking: 12 (with Megan Alexander); Final ITA South Region Ranking: 2 (with Alexander); Season-High National Ranking: 5 (with Megan Alexander, March 4, 2008) … teamed with Alexander at the No. 1 doubles position and compiled a 15-3 record during the dual match season ... won 10-straight matches to open the season and only dropped one match during regular season play ... dropped Vanderbilt’s 21st-ranked team of A. Taylor and C. Ulery 8-4 in the NCAA Round of 16 ... took down the 42nd-ranked pair of Y. Hyndman and K. Hyndman 8-6 in the SEC Tournament Final ... defeated Tennessee’s C. Whoriskey and Z. Zubor, the seventh-ranked doubles team in the nation, 8-3, to clinch the doubles point for Florida in their win over the Vols ... beat two top-10 ranked teams in a row, Duke’s sixth-ranked pair of A. Granson and M. Mang and North Carolina’s eighth-ranked tandem of S. Marand and S. Garbinski.

 

2007 FALL

Did not compete in any singles or doubles events

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA

Trained at the Dutch Tennis Federation in Almere for five years … ranked second in The Netherlands in under-14, U-16, and U-18 divisions … ranked 19th in the world in U-18 … No. 530 world ranking as a senior… represented The Netherlands in the 2006 Fed Cup and earned victories in all three doubles matches partnering with Brenda Schultz-McCarthy …ranked a career-high No. 509 in the WTA Tour professional singles and doubles listings on March 20, 2006 … reached the final round of ITFA Mexico … won English $10,000 on clay in May of 2006 with a 6-3, 6-0 victory in the final … reached semifinals of the Israeli $10,000 in November of 2006 … finished second at two Dutch $10,000 in 2005 … won The Netherlands national championships for U-16 and twice for U-18 … team world and European champion for under 14 … quarterfinalist at the U-18 European Championships … 2006 Wimbledon Juniors doubles quarterfinalist … played in the main draw of the 2006 Ordina Open (grass) held in the Netherlands, where she dropped a 6-3, 6-0 decision to Jelena Jankovic in singles and then fell to Elena Dementieva (RSA) and Flavia Pennetta (ITA), 6-4, 6-4 in doubles … competed at the 2006 Sony Ericsson Open, falling in the first round of qualifying to Yvonne Meusburger (AUT), 6-3, 7-5 … coached by Australian Rohan Goetzke and gained additional training under fellow countryman Manon Bollagraf, who was the long-time professional doubles partner of former Gator great Nicole Arendt.

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