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Derya  Turhan
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Derya Turhan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bad Salzuflen, Germany

High School:
Kreisgymnasium Halle Westfalen


11/02/2017

@Herd_Tennis Prepares for Final Tournament of Fall Season

The Herd will participate in the CofC Classic for the second consecutive year

10/12/2017

@Herd_Tennis Heads to ITA Atlantic Regional

The Herd had finalists in the singles and doubles brackets at the 2016 regional

05/10/2017

@Herd_Tennis Inks Two for 2017-18

The Herd Adds Anna Smith and Ana Marhuenda

04/28/2017

Five @Herd_Tennis Members Earn All-Conference Accolades

The Herd earned one first team honor, three second team honors and two third team honors

04/21/2017

@Herd_Tennis Comeback Attempt Falls Short Against WKU

The Herd finishes the season with a 14-10 record

Herd Tennis 20 Questions with Derya Turhan


AS A SENIOR (2017)

After deciding to return for her final campaign with the Herd, Turhan cemented her place in the Marshall record books … Her 84 singles wins, 63 doubles wins, 147 overall wins, 30 singles wins in 2017, 25 singles wins in 2016 and 54 overall wins in 2017 all rank in the top 25 in Marshall history … Named to the All-Conference USA Singles First Team for the third consecutive year … Named to the All-Conference USA Doubles Second Team with partner Anna Pomyatinskaya … Won her singles flight at the College of Charleston Classic in November … Runner-up in the singles and doubles brackets at the ITA Atlantic Regional … Compiled an 18-4 singles record in dual match play, playing every match at the No. 1 spot … Went a perfect 4-0 against nationally ranked opponents and 3-0 against regionally ranked opponents … Won six of her first seven matches to begin the season … Won ten consecutive matches from March 5 to April 20, including a straight sets win in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament against UTEP … Compiled a 7-1 record against opponents from Power Five conferences, defeating opposing players from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia Tech, Louisville, Penn State, Maryland and Clemson … Went 13-8 in doubles play, primarily playing at the No. 1 position with Anna Pomyatinskaya … Defeated a pair of nationally ranked opponents, then-No. 51 Caroline Daxhelet and Elena Cerezo-Codina of Virginia Tech and then-No. 65 Lindsey Hodge and Wendy Zhang of then-No. 37 Rice … Defeated opponents from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Virginia Tech … Won her opening doubles match at the Conference USA tournament against UTEP … Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll


AS A JUNIOR (2016)
Named the 2016 Conference USA Women’s Tennis Player of the Year and ITA Atlantic Region Most Improved Senior Player … selected to the 2016 All-Conference USA singles first team … named to the 2016 All-Conference USA doubles first team with Anna Pomyatinskaya … named to the 2016 Conference USA All-Academic team … collected a 15-3 singles record (Most wins since Kellie Scmhitt’s 21-4 record in 2009), including wins over No. 29 Rice, No. 45 Virginia Tech, No. 48 FIU, No. 68 Old Dominion, Yale and Winthrop … played every match at the No. 1 spot … had a 2-0 singles record against ranked opponents, defeating No. 41 Francesca Fusinato of Virginia Tech and No. 84 Lindsey Hodge of Rice … held a 5-0 record against Conference USA opponents … recorded a 12-7 doubles record, playing with Anna Pomyatinskaya and Rachael Morales at the No. 1 spot … recipient of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.


AS A SOPHOMORE (Spring 2015)
Was named to the 2015 All-Conference USA singles first team...Was named to the 2015 All-Conference USA doubles second team with Anna Pomyatinskaya...Collected a 10-12 record at the No. 1 spot...Highlighted a win against then No. 9 Silvia Garcia of Univ. of Georgia... Went 12-12 in doubles play with Anna Pomyatinskaya including five wins against ranked teams...Was named to Conference USA Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (Spring 2014)
Was named to the 2014 All-Conference USA singles second team and the doubles third team ... Was solid during her freshman campaign, posting an overall singles record of 12-10 while closing out the season with two straight singles wins ... Settling into the lineup, she went 2-2 in the No. 3 position, before becoming a consistent No. 2, where she went 10-8 with wins in matches against No. 56 BYU and No. 21 Tulsa ... Went 8-11 in doubles play, 7-11 combined in the No. 1 and 2 spots with Dana Oppinger.

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