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Rachel Denny
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
City/State: Oakland Township, Mich.
High School: Academy of the Sacred Heart
Experience: 1 Letter
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2011-12

  • Posted a 3-6 record in the fall tournament season
  • Defeated IPFW's Brooke Dennis in the qualifying draw of the ITA Midwest Regional
  • Beat Marquette's Rocio Diaz at the 2011 Milwaukee Tennis Classic
  • Recorded a 13-19 overall record in 2011-12, including a 1-1 record in MAC singles play

2010-11

  • ITA Scholar Athlete
  • Finished the season with a 15-15 overall record, 5-3 in MAC play
  • Went 10-4 combined between No. 5 and No. 6 singles play
  • Closed the season on a high note, winning six of her final nine matches
  • Clinched MAC Tournament quarterfinals win over Eastern Michigan by winning the No. 6 singles match 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
  • Played sparingly in doubles, but registered a strong 7-3 record in doubles play
  • Reached quarterfinals of Wolverine Invitational (10/1-10/3)
  • Won six consecutive singles matches (3/13-4/1)

2009-10

  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • Went 6-3 in dual singles, including 1-0 in the MAC
  • Won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 6 singles over Christine Milliken in 4-3 win at Michigan State (2/26)
  • Won both of her dual match doubles at No. 3 against Evansville (8-1) with Maria Nivia and Valparaiso (8-0) with April Kerr
  • Defeated Peta Forsyth of Minnesota 6-3, 6-3 and Louise Noe of Louisville 4-6, 6-0, 1-0 (5) in the fall
  • Earned second letter

2008-09

  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • Compiled a team-best winning percentage of .810 in dual match singles (17-4), includuing 5-0 at No. 5
  • Third on the team in singles wins (25-9)
  • Went 5-1 in MAC singles
  • Won at No. 6 singles against Lauren Ritz of No. 72 Yale
  • Went 2-1 in dual match doubles and 8-4 overall
  • Ranked No. 54 nationally in doubles with Ashley Moccia (1/6)
  • Won her doubles flight with Ashley Moccia at the MAC Fall Invitational and lost in the finals of her singles flight
  • Reached the semifinals of her singles flight at the Bronco Invitational, her first career event
  • Earned first letter

High School

  • Four-time first team all-state and Detroit Catholic League All-Catholic
  • Division IV state finalist as a sophomore and junior, semifinalist as a senior
  • Compiled an 88-23 four-year record at No. 1 singles, including marks of 24-5 as a sohomore, 23-5 as a junior and 25-2 as a senior
  • Three-time regional champion
  • 2008 Detroit Catholic League champion
  • Three-time member of Observer-Eccentric All-Area Team
  • Detroit Free Press Michigan Miss Tennis Finalist and Free Press Scholar-Athlete
  • Earned Southeast Michigan USTA Jerry & Jean Hoxie Award
  • Ranked No. 33 in the Midwest and No. 2 in Southeast Michigan in USTA (6/24/08)
  • Ranked as a three-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net and No. 13 in the Great Lakes and No. 5 in Michigan in the class of 2008

Personal

  • Daughter of Andy and Diane Denny
  • Majoring in biomedical sciences with a 3.92 GPA
  • Senior class president
  • Made the honor roll all four years and graduated with a 3.8 GPA
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Born Sept. 16, 1990

 

Denny's Career Statistics (last updated 4/30/12)

Year Singles Doubles Overall
2008-09 25-9 8-4 33-13
2009-10 11-11 4-7 15-18
2010-11 15-15 7-3 22-18
2011-12 9-15 4-4 13-19
Overall 60-50 23-18 83-68

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