The ladies of the Thundering Herd tennis team defeated the ETSU Buccaneers 6-1 on Friday afternoon at the Brian David Fox Tennis Center
Fall 2012 (Senior):Played in just two of the four fall tournaments while posting a 2-3 record in singles and a 2-4 record in doubles... Teamed with Ellie Ball to advance to the doubles round of 16 at the ITA Atlantic Regionals.
Spring 2012 (Junior): Tied Maria Voscekova for the team lead in singles wins with 13... Played to a 13-9 record in singles and an 11-11 record in doubles... Was 1-0 in No. 1 doubles, 9-9 in No. 2 doubles, and 1-2 in No. 3 doubles... Posted an 8-8 doubles record with Ellie Ball on the No. 2 court... Was 2-2 against C-USA opposition in singles play and 3-1 against conference opponents in doubles... Moved into 19th-place on the all-time Marshall list for singles victories with 56 and career overall victories with 110... Earned a place on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Helped the team reach a season-high national ranking of No. 54 during the spring... Voted Third-Team All-Conference USA.
Fall 2011 (Junior): Was the only member of the Herd with a winning record in both singles and doubles play during the fall season... Posted a 9-5 mark in singles play and a 7-6 mark in doubles... Battled to a third place finish in Flight B doubles at the UVA Fall Invitational with teammate Ellie Ball... Teamed up with Kristina Koprcina to finish the B Flight in fifth place at the Wake Forest Invitational doubles tournament... Finished second in the Wake Forest Invitational singles D Flight with a 3-1 tournament record.
Spring 2011 (Sophomore): Had a very solid spring season for the Herd, playing to a singles record of 16-6 and a doubles mark of 12-8... Was 4-1 from fifth singles and 12-5 from sixth singles... Was 9-6 in doubles with teammate Karli Timko on court three... Had an overall spring record of 28-14 and a 2010-11 overall record of 38-25.
Fall 2010 (Sophomore): Played to a singles record of 6-7 and a doubles mark of 4-4.
Spring 2010 (Freshman): Was a perfect 3-0 in limited action from sixth singles, but focused mostly on doubles where she posted a record of 11-12... Was 0-1 in number one doubles, 9-10 in second doubles, and 2-1 in third doubles... Posted a 2009-10 overall singles record of 12-4 and a doubles record of 20-15.
Fall 2009 (Freshman): Started her collegiate career by going 9-4 in singles action while playing her way into the ITA Atlantic Regional... Was strong in doubles with a 9-3 record that included winning the Flight B bracket of the Hokie Fall Invitational with teammate Deanna Bailey.
Prior to Marshall: Was the 2007 St. Pete Times Player of the Year... Won the district in 2007 & 2008... Was the No. 38 recruit in the country in 2009 along with being No. 12 in the Southeast and No. 7 in the state of Florida... Also lettered in track and field... Was a 2007 and 2008 district finalist in the 100 and 200 meter dash.
Personal: Daughter of George and Janee Kucin... Her older brother played tennis for Florida Southern... Majoring in broadcast journalism.