Kara Courtney

Kara Courtney

Player Profile

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Newburgh, Ind.

High School:
Reitz Memorial

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
01/27/1987


As a Senior (2008-09): Ends her stellar career with 81 career singles victories, ranking fifth all-time in program history • Also fifth in overall career wins with 158 and her 77 career doubles victories ranks her sixth all-time • Tied for the team lead with 21 singles victories, the third time in four seasons she reached the 20-win mark in singles action • Paired with fellow senior Jeanette Feider to win seven consecutive doubles matches to end the season, including four straight at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship • Named Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Player of the Week on Feb. 23 after winning both her singles and doubles match in the Musketeers' victory over Saint Louis • Finished with a 5-4 singles record and a 5-3 doubles record for the Fall • At the Queen City Invitational, the duo of Courtney and Feider won the Consolation final of the doubles competition.

As a Junior (2007-08): Honored as a 2008 ITA SCholar Athlete • Earned First Team Atlantic 10 honors • Named A-10 Women's Tennis Player of the Week March 10 and April 14 • Posted a 16-11 overall singles mark on the season at the No. 1 spot • Teamed with four teammates in doubles competition, but played mainly with Jeanette Feider at the one-spot • The duo of Courtney and Feider had an 8-3 record in doubles play • Courtney moved to a tie for 10th place in Xavier women's tennis career doubles wins with a record of 59-37 • Earned a spot on the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for Fall 2007.

As a Sophomore (2006-07): Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall semester • Earned A-10 All-Conference Second Team accolades • Named A-10 Performer of the Week Feb. 5 • Posted a 21-8 overall singles mark during her second year as a Musketeer, playing in the No. 2 spot • Put together a string of 14 singles victories before falling to Massachusetts' Masha Pozar • Teamed with three Musketeers in doubles, playing mainly with Jackie Vilines at the one-spot • Compiled a 27-7 overall doubles record.

As a Freshman (2005-06): Twice named the Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week • Honored as an ITA Scholar Athlete • Also named to the Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll • Posted a 23-11 singles mark including a 10-4 record at No. 2 in dual matches • Registered 21-14 record in the top doubles position with Kristen Clary • Recorded the first singles win of her collegiate career with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Wright State's Audra Beckett on Sept. 24 at Bowling Green • Won eight straight singles matches during the month of March.

Prior to Xavier: Played four years at No. 1 singles for Memorial • A four-year all-state performer • As a senior, led team to a runner-up finish in the Indiana State Championship with a 21-1 season mark • As a junior, team posted a 24-3 record along with a fourth place finish at the Indiana State Championship • Also was a four-year varsity starter on the volleyball team earning First Team All-Metro honors in her junior and senior seasons.

Personal: Majoring in occupational therapy • Born January 27, 1987 in Indianapolis, Ind.

COURTNEY'S CAREER SINGLES STATISTICS
Year #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Dual Open Overall
2008-09 16-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 16-8 5-4 21-12
2007-08 12-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 12-8 4-3 16-11
2006-07 0-0 18-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 18-4 3-4 21-8
2005-06 0-0 10-4 5-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 15-8 8-3 23-11
TOTAL 28-16 28-8 5-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 61-28 20-14 81-42

COURTNEY'S CAREER DOUBLES STATISTICS
Year #1 #2 #3 Dual Open Overall
2008-09 4-4 9-7 0-0 13-11 5-3 18-14
2007-08 8-10 0-0 0-0 8-10 3-5 11-15
2006-07 19-4 0-0 0-0 19-4 8-3 27-7
2005-06 12-10 0-0 0-0 12-10 9-4 21-14
TOTAL 43-28 9-7 0-0 52-35 25-15 77-50

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