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Whitney Wilson
Whitney Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evansville, Ind.

High School:
William Henry Harrison

Birthdate:
01/09/1989


2011: Senior
Spring: Posted a record of 15-13 in singles play, competing mostly at the No. 4 position ... Opened up the season with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 victory over Kiefer of IPFW ... Dropped Reuland of Bowling Green, 6-3, 6-1 ... Defeated Toncheva of Eastern Michigan, 6-4, 6-0 ... Notched a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Riekie Honiball of Miami of Ohio ... Edged Kargl of William and Mary, 6-3, 4-, 6-4 ... Blaked Stevens of Dayton, 6-0, 6-0 ... Topped Ball State's Hubble, 6-3, 6-2 ... Went 3-1 in doubles play alongside Valentina Rusakova during the beginning of the season ... Defeated Forsyth and Kiefer of IPFW, 8-1 ... Downed Strakhova and Halabi of Detroit, 8-2 ... Edged Toncheva and Donne,t 8-1 ... Went 3-0 alongside Michaela Silesova at the No. 2 doubles position against Walk and Drachera of Miami of Ohio, 8-5, Sujasvili and Nivia of Western Michigan, 8-5, and Power and Bush of Cleveland State, 8-3 ... Competed the rest of the season at the No. 2 position with Nicole Herzog where the tandem went 8-7 ... Posted four Big Ten doubles wins over Fujimoto and Vertesheva of Indiana, 8-6, Sandor and Perrota of Penn State, 8-6, Steele and Mavashirova of Ohio State, 8-3, and Smutko and McCarthy of Illinois, 8-5 ... Edged Mera and Hacke of Missouri, 9-7 ... Defeated Mesgarzadeh and Kargl of William and Mary, 8-6.

Fall: Defeated Angelika Jogasuria of Akron, 6-1, 6-1, and Amanda Border of University of Toledo,6-4, 6-1, at the Spartan Invitational ... Beat Mara Schmidt of Purdue, 6-3, 6-3, and Maria Nivia of Western Michigan, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, at the Wolverine Invitational ... Defeated Nivia of Western Michigan at the Wildcat Invitational, 6-2, 6-3 ... Won two matches at the 2010 USTA/ITA Division I Midwest Regional Championships with victories against Anna Baronayte of Akron, 6-1, 6-4, and Caterina Kiefer of IPFW, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6) ... Competed with Marina Bohrer in doubles, going 6-6 in tournament play ... Defeated Benjamin and Castro Cota, 8-2, of Akron in round one of the USTA/ITA Division I Midwest Regional Championships ... Beat Splica and Renault of Iowa at the Wildcat Invitational, 8-6 ... Recorded a win at the Wolverine Invitational against Western Michigan's Pastunink and Remynse, 8-5 ... Recorded three victories at the Spartan Invitational.

2010 - Junior
Spring: Saw action at No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 singles.... ended the Spring season with an overall record of 12-10 in singles play and a doubles record of 12-12, including a perfect 8-0 mark at No. 2 doubles with partner Amy Barton ... kicked off the season with a perfect single's win over Nicole Janek of Cleveland State 6-0, 6-0... recorded a comeback victory over Aleksandra Dzakula of Western Michigan 3-6, 6-1, 6-0... defeated Steffi Wong of #75 Cal Poly at the No. 3 spot. 2-6, 6-2, 10-6... topped Merel Beelen of Iowa 6-2, 6-0 for her first conference win of the season.... downed Kate Turvy of #4 Northwestern 7-4, 2-6, 6-2... won against Maria Prishlyak of Penn State, 7-6 (7-0), 6-4... prevailed at the No. 2 spot over Leigh Finnegan of #21 Illinois. 5-7, 6-2, 10-7.... in doubles action defeated Zara Harutyunyan and Jeremie Benjamin of Akron 8-6 alongside Barton... pulled out a win over Svetlana Flakkova and Victoria Baca of Detroit 8-7 (8-5)... downed April Kerr and Amanda Moccia of Western Michigan 9-8 (8-6)... posted a 8-6 victory over Steffi Wong and Alexa Lee of #75 Cal Poly... at the No. 1 spot defeated Celine Donnet and Mariam Westerink of Eastern Michigan 8-6... also at the No. 1 position downed Kelsey Haviland and Hubbs of Big Ten opponent Ohio State, 8-6, alongside of Nicole Herzog... honored as the team's recipient of the 2010 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.


Fall: Recorded four singles victories and three doubles wins in the Spring... during the 2009 Spartan Invitational, defeated Jill Ducro of Xavier 6-3, 6-1 and Sarah Miller of Louisville 6-2, 6-1 in singles... also posted two doubles victories with partner Amy Barton over Prang Patusart and Castro from Cleveland State, 9-8, and Amy Recht and Katie Brien from IPFW 9-8... topped Maisak from South Carolina 4-6, 6-3, 6-2... defeated Christina Ruiz of Marquette 6-3, 6-7, 6-1 and Xu Chang from Eastern Michigan 6-3, 6-2... recorded an 8-1 win with partner Barton over Laruen McCarthy and Amy Simidian of Penn State in the Purdue Invitational.

2009 - Sophomore
Spring: Led all Spartans with 21 singles victories on the season, along with 14 doubles wins ... Posted a 6-4, 6-3 win over Molly Aloia of No. 60 Saint Mary's at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend ... Defeated Myra Pepino of Cleveland State, 6-1, 6-0 ... Earned a 6-1, 6-3 win over Clare Dodge of Gonzaga ... Recorded a win over Lindsey Stuckey of No. 43 Indiana, 6-7, 7-6, 10-8 ... Topped Anna Dushkina of Purdue, 6-3, 6-4, at the Big Ten Tournament ... Defeated Annie Moore and Zeljka Minic of Detroit, 8-0, with Manon Noe ... Earned an 8-1 win with Noe over Catrine Bjerrehus and Charlotte Gibbons of Cleveland State ... Posted an 8-2 win over Aglaya Kokurina and Kristina Zauere of Gonzaga, 8-2 ... Partnered with Noe to top Kellie Schmitt and Karolina Soor of No. 54 Marshall, 9-8.
Fall: Led all Spartans during the fall with 11 singles wins, including a seven-match win streak ... Qualified for the ITA Midwest Regional doubles main draw along with partner Manon Noe ... Advanced to the ITA Midwest Regional singles main draw after winning her three qualifying matches ... Teamed with Noe to record four doubles victories ... Posted a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Gabi Duncan of Louisville at the Purdue Invitational ... Partnered with Noe to defeat the mixed tandem of Lauren Lui of Northwestern and Jackie Sperling of Minnesota in doubles action at the Wildcat Invitational, 8-6.

2008 - Freshman
Spring: Finished her freshman year with 11 wins in singles play and finished fourth on the team with 17 doubles wins ... Defeated Vanja Radunov of No. 35 Washington, 6-4, 6-3 ... Topped Mikayla Rogers of No. 57 Minnesota, 6-4, 6-1 ... Partnered with Ana Milosavljevic to top Barbera Zidek and Kludyna Kastelaniec of No. 15 William & Mary ... Defeated Jacqueline Lee and Alexis Door of Iowa, 8-6, with former Spartan Christine Bader.
Fall: Posted first collegiate singles victory at the Scarborough Open, besting Air Force's Erlyn Rudico, 6-4, 6-1 ... Posted a 2-1 ledger at the event ... Captured the Spartan Invitational Flight 6 title, defeating all three opponents ... Wrapped up fall play at the Northwestern Invitational, recording two wins.

High School
SIAC Champion as a sophomore and senior ... Also named to first team academic all-conference, all-district and all-state throughout high school career ... National Open - St. Louis, Mo., doubles champion ... Midwest Closed-Doubles finalist ... Earned Barbara Wynn Sportsmanship award for Central Indiana Tennis Association ... Junior Player of the Year for Evansville Community Tennis Association.

Personal
Born Jan. 9, 1989, to Brent and Karan Wilson in Evansville, Ind ... Plans to major in general business administration/pre-law.

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