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Brianna Morgan

Height
5' 8"
CLASS
SO
Hometown
Beverly Hills, Calif.
Experience
2L
School
Beverly Hills HS

Brianna Morgan (pronounced bree-ON-uh) 

Junior, 5-foot-8, Right-Handed (Beverly Hills, Calif.)

 

(updated September 3, 2014)

 

Major: Psychology

 

CAREER RECORD

                OVERALL   DUAL        SEC       NCAA     OVERALL     DUAL          SEC          NCAA

YEAR      SINGLES SINGLES SINGLES SINGLES  DOUBLES DOUBLES DOUBLES DOUBLES

2012-13      28-5         19-1          7-1           4-0            15-14          11-7            4-4              2-1

2013-14      29-8         16-3         10-1          2-2             16-6           11-5            5-3              3-1

Totals         56-13        35-4         17-2          6-2            31-20         22-12           9-7              5-2

 

All-Time Dual Match , Singles By Position

                                                                                                                                  Overall

                       #1             #2             #3             #4               #5               #6          Record

2012-13                                                          16-1             2-0              1-0             19-1

2013-14       7-2           6-0           3-1                                                                      16-3

Totals            7-2           6-0           3-1          16-1             2-0              1-0             21-4

 

CAREER NOTES

·         Career-high ITA singles ranking: 14 (Feb.11 & April 22, 2014)

·         Career-high ITA doubles rankings: none

·         Selected for 2014 NCAA Singles Championships

·         highest-ranked opponent defeated: No. 6 Lauren Herring (Georgia), 6-4, 7-5, in the NCAA Team Quarterfinals (May 17, 2014)

·         highest-ranked opponent played: No. 1 Robin Anderson (UCLA), lost 6-1, 6-3, in the semifinals of the NCAA Team Championships (May 19, 2014)

·         at the end of the year banquet received the team’s Evelyn Puckett Most Improved Player Award (team award)

 

CAREER AWARDS

·         2014 Singles All-American

·         2014 ITA Southeast Region Player to Watch

·         2014 All-Southeastern Conference First Team

·         2014 ITA Scholar-Athlete (minimum 3.50 GPA)

·         2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         SEC Co-Player of the Week (awarded April 14, 2014)

·         2013 All-SEC Second Team

·         2013 All-SEC Freshman Team

·         2013 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

·         SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 25, 2013)

·         2014 Dorothy Anderson Memorial Award, presented annually to the Gator who displays best combination of academics and character on and off the court (team award)

·         2014 Neal Anderson Scholastic Award-Highest GPA (team award)

 

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

·         21-10 versus ranked opponents (6-1 in dual matches)

·         7-5 in three-set matches (5-0 in dual matches, 1-0 NCAAs)

·         13-1 record in singles dual match clinching matches (1-0 NCAAs)

·         in NCAA dual matches is 6-1 in singles (3-0 in clinchers) and 5-2 in doubles (2-0 in clinching doubles-point matches)

 

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

Awards

·         All-American (singles)

·         ITA Southeast Region Player to Watch

·         ITA Scholar-Athlete (minimum 3.50 GPA)

·         SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         Selected for NCAA Singles Championships

·         First Team All-SEC

·         SEC Co-Player of the Week (awarded April 14)

·         2014 Dorothy Anderson Memorial Award, presented annually to the Gator who displays best combination of academics and character on and off the court (team award)

·         2014 Neal Anderson Scholastic Award-Highest GPA (team award)

 

Singles – SPRING SEASON:

·         Final National Ranking: 19

·         Final Southeast Region Ranking: 4

·         Season-High National Singles Ranking: 14 (Feb.11, 2014)

·         16-3 in dual matches (2-1 in NCAAs)

·         5-1 in singles dual match clinching matches

·         16-8 vs. ranked opponents this year (9-4 in dual matches)

·         5-2 in three-set matches (3-0 in dual matches)

·         10-0 in SEC regular-season dual matches

·         defeated Georgia’s sixth-ranked Lauren Herring, 6-4, 7-5, and gave the Gators a 3-1 lead in the NCAA Quarterfinals - the highest-ranked opponent Morgan has defeated in her career

·         clinched the NCAA Round of 16 win vs. Vanderbilt with her 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 victory against #64 Georgina Sellyn

·         defeated Virginia’s No. 43 Rachel Pierson 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the ITA National Team Indoors

·         defeated USC’s No. 96 Brynn Boren 6-1, 6-3 playing at a career-high No. 2 singles position in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships

·         defeated Georgia’s No. 15 Silvia Garcia 2-6, 6-4, 6-1

·         provided the clinching point for Florida with the 6-3, 6-2 win over Vanderbilt’s No. 67 Sydney Campbell

·         her tough 6-4, 6-4 loss to Texas A&M’s No. 11 Cristina Stancu was the clincher in the 4-3 SEC Tournament quarterfinal match

·         6-2 record when playing at the No. 1 position

·         6-0 record when playing at the No. 2 position

·         3-1 record when playing at the No. 3 position

·         highest-ranked opponent defeated: No. 6 Lauren Herring (Georgia), 6-4, 7-5, in the NCAA Team Quarterfinals (May 17, 2014)

·         highest-ranked opponent played (entire sseason): No. 1 Robin Anderson (UCLA), lost 6-1, 6-3, in the semifinals of the NCAA Team Championships (May 19, 2014) 

 

Singles – FALL SEASON:

·         Preseason (September) ITA National Singles Ranking: 64

·         Defeated three ranked opponents at the Riviera/ITA All-American qualifying event and played way into main draw: No. 57 Andrea Ka of San Francisco, No. 51 Lauren Mira of Vanderbilt and No. 22 Jenny Jullien of St. Mary’s

·         Reached the finals of the Riviera/ITA All-American Consolation, defeating UNLV’s No. 32 Aleksandra Josifoska, Stanford’s No. 8 Krista Hardebeck and TCU’s No. 30 Stefanie Tan before falling to No. 9 Julia Elbaba of Virginia 6-4, 6-2

·         Won three matched to reach the quarterfinals of the ITA Southeast Regional

·         Reached the finals of the Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic before falling to teammate Olivia Janowicz 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

·         6-4 vs. ranked opponents

 

Doubles – SPRING SEASON:

·         Season-High National Doubles Ranking: none

·         11-5 record in dual matches (3-1 in NCAAs)

·         6-1 in doubles-point dual-match clinching matches in dual matches versus ranked opponents

·         5-2 in SEC regular-season matches

·         produced with Janowicz an impressive 8-2 win against No. 1 Georgia’s Lilly Kimbell and Caroline Brinson in the NCAA Quarterfinals

·         earned first win of NCAA Round of 16 with Janowicz, a 8-2 decision against Vanderbilt’s Frances Altick and Marie Casares

·         paired with Janowicz for just the second time ever (and second time this year) and clinched the doubles point 8-3 in the NCAA First Round win vs. South Carolina State

·         teamed with Alexandra Cercone to provide the 8-7(7-3) clinching doubles point victory over Auburn’s Michala Kucharova and Jen Pfeifler

·         teamed with Alexandra Cercone to defeat Vanderbilt’s No. 58 Frances Altick and Marie Casares 8-2

·         2-0 in dual matches with Kourtney Keegan 

·         5-3 in dual matches with Alexandra Cercone

·         4-1 in dual matches with Olivia Janowicz (3-1 NCAAs) in dual matches with Belinda Woolcock

 

Doubles – FALL SEASON:

·         5-1 record playing with two different partners

·         Partnered with Kourtney Keegan to win the Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic with an 8-1 victory over Memphis’ Stefanie Mikesz and Anki Wind in the finals

 

 

SUMMER OF 2013

·         earned USTA Wildcard into qualifying draw of the U.S. Open; dropped a 6-1, 7-6 (4) first-round decision to Claire Feuerstein (FRA), who ranked WTA No. 147 in the world

·         won $10K Bethany Beach ITF event in Delaware (June), defeating top-seeded and world No. 403 Jessica Moore, 7-6(3), 6-3 in the final; def. No. 465 Broke Austin, 6-3, 6-0 in SF

·         on three qualifying rounds to reach main draw of the Women’s $50,000 Oregon Challenger in Portland and won two more to reach quarterfinals where she lost to No. 107 Alison Riske, 7-6 (7), 6-3; def. No. 164 Irina Falconi, 6-3, 6-2 in the round of 32

 

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)

Awards

·         All-SEC Second Team

·         All-SEC Freshman Team

·         SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

·         SEC Freshman of the week (February 27)

·         Evelyn Puckett Most Improved Player Award (team award)

 

Singles – SPRING SEASON:

·         FINAL ITA National Ranking: 86

·         Season-High National Singles Ranking: 66 (Jan. 3)

·         Final ITA Southeast Region Ranking: 12

·         19-1 in dual matches

·         7-1 in SEC regular-season matches

·         in the NCAA Semifinals against Stanford, collected a 6-1, 6-3 victory against No. 103 Stacy Tan for her 13th consecutive win to end her rookie campaign

·         notched the clinching win in the NCAA Round of 16 with a 6-3, 6-0 win against Duke’s Annie Mulholland

·         provided the clinching victory in the NCAA First Round sweep of Marist with a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Marielle Campbell

·         defeated No. 122 Lauren McHale 6-1, 6-1 on Feb. 18 in Florida’s defeat of No. 1 North Carolina

·         defeated Stanford’s No. 98 Stacy Tan 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 on Feb. 24 to clinch the match for Florida in 3 hours and 37 minutes after moving indoors mid-match due to rain

·         had her first double-bagel victory of her career when she defeated South Carolina’s Dominika Kanakova, 6-0, 6-0

·         defeated Ines Deheza (Texas A&M) 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 to clinch the match in the SEC Semifinal

·         defeated Kate Fuller (Georgia) 6-3, 6-0 in the SEC Final

·         highest ranked opponent played: No. 53 Lauren Herring, Georgia (lost, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 on Oct. 20 at ITA Southeast Regional round of 16)

·         highest ranked opponent defeated: No. 81 Francesca Segarelli, Florida State (6-0, 6-1 on Oct. 19 at ITA Southeast Regional round of 32)

·         5-2 in matches versus ranked opponents

·         3-0 in dual matches versus ranked opponents

·         8-0 record in dual singles match clinching matches (2-0 in NCAAs)

·         2-3 overall in three-set matches (2-0 in dual matches)

 

Singles – FALL SEASON:

·         competed in three different events and posted an 8-2 record

·         reached the semifinal of the season-ending Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic where she upset Notre Dame’s Brittany Sanders 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinal before falling to teammate and No. 78-ranked Caroline Hitimana, 6-4, 0-6, 6-2

·         advanced to the ITA Southeast Regional round of 16 where she upset Florida State’s No. 81 Francesca Segarelli, 6-1, 6-1, before falling to Georgia’s No. 53 Lauren Herring, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5

·         won all three matches to begin her career at the Michigan Wolverine Invitational

 

Doubles – SPRING SEASON:

·         FINAL ITA National Ranking: none

·         Season-High National Doubles Ranking: none

·         11-7 in dual matches

·         4-4 in SEC regular-season matches

·         big 8-4 win against Cal’s Tayler Davis and Kelly Chui in the NCAA Quarterfinals that helped UF win the doubles point

·         earned an 8-0 shutout win with Daneille Collins in the NCAA First Round that clinched the doubles point against Marist

·         clinched the doubles point with Danielle Collins on March 31 with a 8-1 win over Flavia Araujo and Kristen Mee of Arkansas

·         teamed with Danielle Collins to defeat Ayaka Okuno and Lilly Kimbell (Georgia) 8-3 in the SEC Final

·         3-3 in dual matches with Alexandra Cercone

·         5-3 in dual matches with Danielle Collins

·         3-1 in dual matches with Lauren Embree

·         7-3 in dual match clinching doubles point matches (1-0 in NCAAs)

 

Doubles – FALL SEASON:

·         compiled 3-4 record overall, logging a 3-1 record with Alexandra Cercone and an 0-3 mark with Caroline Hitimana

·         with Cercone reached the final of the season-ending Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic, falling to Memphis’ Collins and Grey, 8-6 after defeating teams from Alabama and Tennessee

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA

·         Graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 2012

·         enrolled at the University of Florida during the summer of 2012

·         made the third round of qualifying in the 50K in June 2012

·         reached the 10K doubles final in March 2012 in Metpec, Mexico

·         made the third round of qualifying in the 25K in January 2012

·         coached by her father Alfred Morgan

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