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Deanna  Bailey
Deanna Bailey


McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove HS

Last College:
Elon University


Spring 2010: Posted an overall singles record of 18-6...was 15-6 from the five slot, was 2-0 in fourth singles and was 1-0 in third singles...had a doubles record of 19-6...was 14-4 with teammate Thaddea Lock and achieved a ranking of No. 54 in country with Michaela Kissell...overall 2009-10 singles record of 27-9 and a doubles mark of 29-9.

Fall 2009: Posted a 9-3 singles marki ncluding winning the Flight B title at the Hokie Invitational, as well as capturing the Flight B doubles title with teammate Kara Kucin...Went 10-3 in doubles.

Spring 2009: Was 9-10 in singles play...posted a record of 5-9 playing in the fourth spot, 2-1 as the No. 5, and 2-0 as the No. 6...Went 11-10 in doubles while being 11-8 as the No. 2 doubles with teammate Jessica Keener.

Fall 2008: In her first season with the Herd, Bailey posted a 6-5 singles and 7-4 doubles record...Competed in the East Regional Championship singles main draw but fell to Yale's Vicky Brook in the first round...Had solid victories over South Carolina's Miljana Jocic, Michigan State's Lindsey Lonergan, and Lindsey Jones from Louisville...Bailey finished the season with a straight-set victory over William and Mary's Barbara Zidek and with teammate Keener, defeated North Carolina's pair of Laura Reichert and Meg Fanjoy at the Kitty Harrison Invitational on the Tar Heels campus.

Prior to Marshall
2007-08 at Elon University
Achieved a winning 18-14 slate at No. 1 singles and a 21-10 mark at No. 1 doubles despite battling injuries...Collected First Team All-Southern Conference honors in both singles and doubles (with partner Anna Milian)...Attained Southern Conference Player of the Week status...Captured the Flight A-1 singles consolation championship at the North Carolina State Invitational...Teamed with Jennifer Tucci to win the Flight A-1 consolation doubles championship at the North Carolina State Invitational...Led Elon to a winning 15-10 record and fifth place in the 10-team Southern Conference...Guided the Phoenix to the program's first appearance in the Southern Conference Championship semifinals.

2006-07 at Elon University
Fashioned an impressive 24-8 record as a true freshman (8-1 in the fall, 16-7 in the spring) at No. 1 singles...Forged a 16-13 ledger at No. 1 doubles (3-4 in the fall, 13-9 in the spring)...Became the first Elon women's tennis player to log First Team All-Southern Conference accolades...Was the first Elon women's tennis athlete to notch Southern Conference Freshman of the Year distinction...Named her team's Most Valuable Player...Earned Southern Conference Player of the Week recognition...Became the first freshman to claim the top flight of the College of Charleston Invitational...Also won the top flight of the Davidson Invitational...Led Elon to a winning 13-10 record and fourth place in the 10-team Southern Conference.

Earned team MVP honors all four years of her high school career...The USTA ranked her as high as No. 6 in Georgia, No. 20 in the South and No. 156 in the nation...Went unbeaten against Georgia high school competition, turning in a perfect 34-0 record...Won a silver ball for being a doubles finalist in the USTA Girls' 14 Winter Super National Tournament during her juniors career...Was ranked the nation's 68th best recruit for the class of 2006 by Tennis Recruiting Network.

Majoring in communications...Daughter of Alvin and Josefina Bailey...Has one older sister.