2014 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year
2014 All-BIG EAST Team
BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week (Apr. 17, 2014)
As a Freshman (2013-14): Enjoyed a strong freshman campaign by winning BIG EAST Freshman of the Year honors and making the All-BIG EAST Team ... Finished the year with a 24-8 overall record in singles competition and a 9-13 doubles record with Alex Brinker ... Split time between #1 and #2 singles ... Tallied a victory in her first conference singles match by defeating Butler's Konstantina Adami on Feb. 19 in straight sets (6-2, 6-0) ... Closed out her season on a six-match win-streak and winning 12 of her last 13 singles matches ... Went undefeated in BIG EAST singles competition, including two wins over Seton Hall and Marquette in the BIG EAST Championships ... In competition with Brinker as the #1 doubles pair, went 7-6 in dual matches ... Finished the regular season with three-straight doubles wins at Marquette (Mar. 29), at UMBC (Apr. 4) and home against Providence (Apr. 13).
Prior to Xavier: Played varsity tennis at Grand Rapids Catholic Central posting a 114-6 record at the number one singles spot throughout her four years at the varsity level...Michigan State Finalist in 2012 and 2013 and State Semifinalist 2010 and 2011...Regional Champion at number one singles 2012 and 2013... Regional Runner-Up in 2010 and 2011...OK Gold Conference Champion at number one singles four years in a row...Four-time MHSAA All-State Team, All Area Team, OK Gold All-Conference Team and MHSAA Academic All-State Team all four years of her high school career... Rated as the No. 50 recruit nationally by TennisRecruiting.net...Received MHSAA Division Three Miss Tennis 2013 award...Finalist for the 2013 Female Athlete of the Year...Recognized by Burger King and Grand Rapids Press Athlete of the Week in 2010.
Personal:Born Dec. 2, 1995 to Jay and Dianne Liggins...Has two brothers, Jay and Jeremy...Biology major.