UNC Women's Tennis Bio
 Hayley Carter
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JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16) Finished junior season ranked No. 2 nationally in singles and No. 3 in doubles with Whitney Kay • No. 1 seed in both singles and doubles at the NCAA Championships • Lost to #2 Danielle Collins (UVa) in singles title match; Reached doubles semifinals with Whitney Kay • Was No. 1 ranked singles player from March 8-May 5 • Was ranked No. 1 in doubles from Feb. 10-April 12 • Became first UNC player to ever hold No. 1 ranking in both singles and doubles, simultaneously • 2016 ACC Player of the Year and ACC Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year • 49-5 overall singles record, 13-1 in the ACC. 37-7 overall doubles record, 11-2 in ACC playing with Whitney Kay • 29 singles wins over ranked opponents, including top-5 wins over Danielle Collins (Virginia) & Maegan Manasse (Cal) • Carter and Kay won doubles title at 2015 ITA National Individual Indoor Championship at Billie Jean King Tennis Center • Won both the singles and doubles titles at the 2016 Freeman Memorial Championship in Las Vegas • Reached singles final of inaugural Oracle/ITA Masters; could not compete in finale due to injury • Reached doubles final at 2015 Riviera/ITA All-American Championships with Whitney Kay • Named ITA All-America in both singles and doubles & to ITA Collegiate All-Star Team • Second in program history with 130 singles victories (one win shy of tying record).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15): Finished season ranked No. 14 in the final Oracle/ITA national singles rankings • Named an ITA All-America in singles for the second-consecutive year • Was ranked No. 43 in doubles alongside partner Whitney Kay • First Team All-ACC selection for the second time • Earned an at-large bid into the NCAA Singles Championship • Earned Academic All-District honors, was an ITA Scholar Athlete and was named to both the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Honor Roll • Played a key role in leading Carolina to a school-record tying 30 dual match wins in 2015 • Tar Heels were ranked No. 1 by the ITA eight times during the season, and finished fourth after reaching the NCAA Quarterfinals as the No. 2 seed in the field • Helped lead UNC to the 2015 ITA National Indoor Championship, and was named to the all-tournament team at No. 3 doubles with Whitney Kay • Reached the semifinals of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship • Posted a 31-10 singles record • Also won her first 12 dual matches of the year and was 19-4 in duals during 2015 • Teamed up with Whitney Kay for a 22-3 doubles record, including 20-2 in dual matches, 8-1 against the ACC.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14): Ranked No. 3 in the final ITA Tennis rankings in both singles and doubles alongside Jamie Loeb in first season at North Carolina • Named ITA All-America in both singles and doubles • Selected ITA National Player to Watch • Became the first player in program history to be named ACC Freshman of the Year • First Team All-ACC • Was the No. 7 seed in the NCAA Singles Bracket and reached the quarterfinals • Carter and Loeb were the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Doubles Bracket and advanced to the quarterfinals • Recorded a 50-7 overall singles record • That included a 26-2 dual record and 12-1 mark in ACC play, all at #2 singles • Notched a 24-5 tournament play record in the fall • Carter and Loeb were 34-6 in doubles, including 18-2 in duals and a perfect 9-0 in ACC matches • Went 5-0 in singles during the NCAA Team Tournament, culmininating with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over then 8th-ranked Jennifer Brady in the championship match against UCLA • Won 16 straight singles matches, before falling to eventual national champion Danielle Collins of Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship in Athens, Ga. • Reached the quarterfinals of Main Draw Singles at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championship • Advanced to the Main Draw Singles bracket at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship • Won the black draw singles title at the season opening Duke Fab Four Invitational • Reached the singles final of the ITA Carolinas Regional, before falling in three sets to Duke's Beatrice Capra • Teamed with Loeb to win the doubles title at the ITA Carolinas Regional.

JUNIOR/PREP: No. 2 overall player in her class, considered a Blue Chip prospect by TennisRecruiting.net • Played at the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy • Won a record 14 South Carolina state championships • Also a nine-time Southern region champion • Won the South Carolina IF event two years straight • Has won four USTA National Championship Gold Balls - three in singles and one doubles - as well as four bronze balls.

Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hilton Head, S.C.
High School: Smith Stearns Academy
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