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2013 Women's Tennis Roster

Kourtney Keegan

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
FR
Hometown
Roswell, Ga.
Experience
1L
School
Blessed Trinity

Kourtney Keegan

Freshman, 5-foot-11, Right-Handed (Roswell, Ga.)

 

(updated June 12, 2014)

 

Major: Liberal Arts and Sciences Exploratory

 

CAREER RECORD

                OVERALL   DUAL        SEC       NCAA     OVERALL     DUAL          SEC          NCAA

YEAR      SINGLES SINGLES SINGLES SINGLES  DOUBLES DOUBLES DOUBLES DOUBLES

2013-14     31-11        16-5          7-1           2-1             32-8           16-3            7-1              1-2

 

All-Time Dual Match , Singles By Position

                                                                                                                                  Overall

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

2013-14                                          1-0           1-0              7-2              7-3             16-5

 

 

CAREER NOTES

·         Career-High ITA singles ranking: 34 (Feb. 11, 2014)

·         Career-High ITA doubles ranking: 21 (Feb.11, 2014 with Sofie Oyen)

·         2014 ITA Southeast Region Rookie Player of the Year

·         SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (April 9, 2014)

·         SEC Freshman of the Week (April 3, 2014)

·         began playing tournaments at the age of either 9 or 10

·         a multi-sport athlete, Keegan played basketball for four years in high school, won the regional Punt, Pass & Kick competition and was the starting pitcher on her baseball team

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)

Awards:

·         ITA Scholar-Athlete (minimum 3.50 GPA)

·         SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

·         ITA Southeast Region Rookie Player of the Year

·         Selected for NCAA Doubles Championships (with Janowicz)

·         Won a team-best 32 doubles matches

·         SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (awarded April 9)

·         SEC Freshman of the Week (April 3)

·         Rheau Stakeley Sportsmanship Award (team  award)

 

Singles – SPRING SEASON:

·         Final National Ranking: 71

·         Final Southeast Region Ranking: 11

·         Season-High National Singles Ranking: 34 (Feb. 11, 2014)

·         16-5 in dual matches (2-1 in NCAAs)

·         3-2 in singles dual-match clinching matches (0-1 in NCAAs)

·         3-3 vs. ranked opponents (0-1 in dual matches) 

·         6-1 in SEC regular-season dual matches

·         4-5 record in three-set matches this season (1-2 in dual matches)

·         her two hour and 14 minute 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 loss to UCLA’s Kaitlin Ray was the deciding match in the NCAA Semifinals

·         impressive 46-minute 6-1, 6-1 win in her NCAA debut vs. South Carolina State’s Dakota Brown

·         defeated USC’s Ellie Yates 6-2, 6-2 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships

·         clinched the dual match versus FSU with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Majlena Pederson

·         her heartbreaking 7-6 (5), 5-7, -6 (3) loss was the deciding match in UF’s 4-3 loss at Alabama

·         defeated Texas A&M’s Anna Mamalat 6-4, 6-0 in the SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

·         Highest ranked opponent defeated (entire season): No. 18 Pleun Burgmans (Auburn), 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-2, USTA Clay Court Invite Rnd 64 (Oct. 25)

·         Highest ranked opponent played (entire season): No. 18 Pleun Burgmans (Auburn), 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-2, USTA Clay Court Invite Rnd 64 (Oct. 25)

 

Singles – FALL SEASON:

·         Defeated Duke’s No. 24 Hanna Mar 6-0, 6-2 at the Duke Fab Four Invite

·         Won three matches to reach the Bedford Cup Semifinals, losing to teammate No. 75 Olivia Janowicz

·         Defeated No. 18 Pleun Burgmans of Auburn 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-2 at the USTA Clay Court Invite round of 16

·         Defeated three opponents to reach the semifinals of the Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic

·         2-2 vs. ranked opponents

 

Doubles – SPRING SEASON:

·         Final National Ranking: 27 (with Olivia Janowicz); 54 (with Sofie Oyen)

·         Final Southeast Region Ranking: 7 (with Olivia Janowicz); 10 (with Sofie Oyen)

·         Season-High National Doubles Ranking: 21 (Feb.11, 2014 with Sofie Oyen)

·         16-4 record in dual matches

·         earned 16 dual match doubles victories, the second most on the team

·         7-3 in doubles-point dual match clinching matches

·         5-2 in dual matches versus ranked opponents

·         7-1 in SEC regular-season matches

·         first result with Alexandra Cercone was the 8-4 doubles-point-clinching win in the NCAA round of 16 vs. Vanderbilt (May 15)

·         teamed with Olivia Janowicz to defeat USC’s No. 7 Giuliana Olmos and Zoe Scandalis 6-3 in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships

·         teamed with Olivia Janowicz for a 10-0 victory over Alabama’s No. 70 Mary Anne Daines and Danielle Spielmann

·         with Olivia Janowicz, beat Mississippi State’s No. 41 Alexandra Perper and Naomi Tran

·         teamed with Olivia Janowicz to defeat Vanderbilt’s No. 32 Courtney Colton and Lauren Mira 8-7 (7-5) to clinch the doubles point

·         had an 8-match win streak in dual doubles matches with Olivia Janowicz before falling in the SEC Tournament 2-0 in dual matches with Brianna Morgan

·         2-0 in dual matches with Sofie Oyen

·         11-2 in dual matches with Olivia Janowicz in dual matches with Alexandra Cercone (1-1 in NCAAs)

 

Doubles – FALL SEASON:

·         team-best 14-3 record pairing with four different teammates

·         Teamed with Olivia Janowicz to defeat Miami’s No. 52 Kelsey Laurente and Stephanie Wagner 8-2 at the Duke Fab Four invite

·         Teamed with Belinda Woolcock to win three matches and then the finals of the Bedford Cup

·         Won three matches with Belinda Woolcock at the ITA Southeast Regional before falling to Georgia’s No. 50 Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase in the semifinals

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

 

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA

·         earned diploma from Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in 2013

·         ranked as high as No. 8 in the 2013 Recruiting Rankings by tennisrecruiting.net; TennisRPI of No. 3

·         2012 USTA Georgia Junior Player of the Year

·         2013 USTA Girls Nationals doubles semifinalist

·         2012 Atlanta ITF Grade 4 singles finalist, playing as a wildcard

·         2012 singles finalist at the 2012 USTA National Open held in Norcross, Ga., in May

·         2012 USTA G18 National Clay Court Championships singles quarterfinalist

·         2012 consolation singles finalist at the USTA BG18-16 National Winter Championships held in Scottsdale, Ariz., where she was forced to withdraw because of injury on Jan. 2, 2012

·         played in the Junior Fed Cup for four years on the 16 and 18U teams

·         finalist at 2012 Atlanta ITF, where she won five matches before falling in a tough championship match

·         multi-sport star at Blessed Trinity: named MVP of varsity basketball team; All-Region Team for basketball her senior year

·         won a Gold Ball at the 2010 U16 Super-National Clay Championships in Virginia Beach for doubles and in singles as a 15-year-old at the Winter Nationals in Phoenix in the 16-and-under division

·         won 2009 USTA National Winter Singles Championships

·         won 2007 USTA G14 National Open on clay

·         posted a perfect 70-0 record at Blessed Trinity and led the team to three consecutive high school state titles

·         North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Athlete of the Month

·         awarded the 2011-12 St. Sebastian Award by her peers for being the ‘person that exhibits excellent leadership, a positive attitude and outstanding performance.’ What makes the award even more notable is that it is usually presented to a senior, but Keegan was honored with it her junior year

·         honored with the 2012 Jessica Turner Award Leadership Award, an award given to the “junior girl whose involvement in the spiritual life of the school, leadership in extracurricular activities and success in academics embody what the Turner family was developing in their daughter before her untimely passing.”

·         trained at the Windward Tennis Academy in Alpharetta, Ga., for 7 years

·         significant recent coach is Will Wright

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