Freshmen have strong performance at first fall tournament.
Michigan State women’s tennis travels to Northwestern for its first fall tournament of the season.
The duo earns highest preseason ranking in school history.
In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Week five of the ITA Summer Circuit will be held in East Lansing from July 23-25.
Fall 2017: Singles – Compiled a record of 3-1 in singles play… Qualified for the main draw of the 2017 ITA Division I Women’s Midwest Regional Championship… Had a record of 3-0 at the Louisville Tennis Classic, going undefeated on the tournament. Doubles - Had a record of 4-4 in doubles play with partner Emily Metcalf… The duo ranked No. 14 in the ITA Preseason National Doubles Rankings, which was the highest preseason ranking in school history… The duo also qualified for the main draw of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships… Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Midwest Regional Championships, defeating duos from Michigan and Notre Dame… Went 2-1 at the Louisville Tennis Classic.
Finished 21-9 overall and 7-3 in the Big Ten in singles play… Owned a 14-5 record in doubles with partner Emily Metcalf and 5-5 mark with Erin Faulkner… Finished the season ranked No. 40 in the ITA doubles rankings with partner Emily Metcalf, the highest ranking in school history… Defeated the No. 41 doubles duo in the country in Indiana’s Madison Appel and Kim Schmider (3/26) with partner Emily Metcalf… Went 4-1 at third singles and 13-4 at fourth singles.
Spring 2016: Singles- Finished the season with a winning mark of 15-14 … went .500 in dual play, posting a record of 10-10 … One of five Spartans to have a winning record against Big Ten opponents (4-3) … Played No. 1-3 singles, with the most matches at No. 2 … Defeated No. 72 Purdue’s Andjela Djokovic, 6-3, 6-1 … Beat No. 54 Illinois’ Madie Baillon, 7-5, 7-6 … Won a match in the Big Ten Tournament against Indiana’s Sarah McLean, 6-4, 6-3 … Doubles- Started the season ranked No. 9 in the region by the ITA with partner Athena Trouillot … Went 10-7 in dual matches, highlighted by a 7-5 mark at No. 3 … Had a winning record in Big Ten play, going 5-2 … The 18 total wins in doubles this season with teammate Trouillot paced the team.
Fall 2015: Singles - Along with Athena Trouillot, claimed the most wins this fall with five … Went 5-3 in singles play … Took four-straight matches from Sept. 27-Oct. 4, including going 3-0 at the Purdue Invite … Won a pair of singles matches at the Wildcat Invite (9/25-27). Doubles - Paired up with Athena Trouillot to post the most wins of a pairing this fall with a mark of 6-4 … Reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in October, beating the top-ranked pairing of Yuliya Shupenia and Rebeca Mitrea of DePaul, 8-6, before falling to Eastern Michigan’s Klara Supejova and Andrea Martinovska … Had a winning record in doubles at the Wildcat Invite (9/25-27), going 3-2.
High School: All-state at Utica High School in 2012, 2014 and 2015 … member of the varsity tennis squad all four years of high school.
Personal: Born September 8, 1997 … Daughter of Tom McCulloch and Tam Pham … Undecided major.