UNC Women's Tennis Bio
 Whitney Kay
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FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Enjoyed an outstanding first season with Carolina by posting a 31-14 overall singles record, including a 19-5 mark in dual match play • Her 8-1 record in ACC competition led the team • Was ranked as high as No. 19 nationally in singles and finished the season at No. 44 in the country • Won her first three collegiate matches at the Duke Fab Four, including a straight-set victory over No. 17 Cristinia Stancu of Texas A&M • Earned 12-straight singles wins that spanned two months of the spring season • That included three wins in leading Carolina to the National Indoor title in February • She had victories over No. 19 Zoe Scandalis of USC, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, No. 40 Ester Goldfield of Duke in straight-sets and No. 96 Pamela Montez of UCLA, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (5) • Teamed with Ashley Dai to form a strong doubles combination that owned a 15-8 overall doubles record • The duo ranked No. 8 nationally in early January and finished the season No. 33 in the country • Dai and Kay won their first nine doubles matches of the season, including two victories over ranked opponents from Tennessee and Florida State at the Furman Fall Classic • Kay later joined forces with Caroline Price and went 13-4 in doubles, including 10-3 in dual matches • The duo went 5-2 in the ACC and also took down No. 8 Northwestern, 9-8 (6) in Evanston, Ill. • Price and Kay finished the season ranked No. 37 in the country.

JUNIOR/PREP No. 5 overall player in the class and considered a Blue Chip prospect by TennisRecruiting.net • One of the nation's top junior players for the last several years, has been ranked No. 1 in the Southern Section since the age of 14 and reached the No. 1 spot in the national rankings in 2010 • Winner of the Southern Closed Championship at the 12s, 14s and 18s • Won 12 USTA National Championship Gold Balls and 8 USTA National Championship Silver Balls as well as a number of regional and national sportsmanship awards, including at the 2009 USTA National Championship Hard Courts and the 2010 USTA Spring Nationals • Two-time Georgia Female Player of the Year • Two-time Southern Female Player of the Year • Was awarded a number of regional and national sportsmanship awards, including at the 2009 USTA National Championship Hard Courts; 2010 USTA Spring Nationals; 2012 USTA Spring Nationals; the 2012 Southern Section Bill Ozaki Sportsmanship Award and the 2012 Bill Talbert Sportsmanship Award presented at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Laurel Springs
UNC North Carolina Women's Tennis


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