ALL-AMERICAN ALL-SEC ITA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL CHANCELLOR'S HONOR ROLL
2011-12 (SENIOR) All-American ... NCAA doubles participant for the second year in a row ... Ended the year ranked No. 7 in the nation in doubles ... Ranked No. 1 in the Southern Region in doubles and No. 15 in singles ... Helped lead the Rebels to their fourth consecutive NCAA appearance and a host site for the NCAA first and second rounds ... Helped lead the Rebels to their second top-four overall SEC finish in three years and third SEC Tournament Semifinal appearance in four years ... Made the SEC All-Tournament Team ... Posted a 22-12 overall singles record, 15-2 at No. 5 ... Went 10-1 in the SEC ... Teamed with Kristi Boxx for a 29-8 overall doubles record, 20-3 at No. 1 ... Went 10-1 in the SEC at No. 1 doubles ... Finished the year on a 12-match winning streak in singles ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in the fall and the Dean's Honor Roll in the spring.
2010-11 (JUNIOR) Helped the Rebels earn their third consecutive NCAA appearance ... Qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship with Kristi Boxx ... Ended the year ranked No. 54 in the nation in doubles ... Finished ranked No. 2 in the Southern Region in doubles ... Posted a 20-12 overall doubles record, 8-7 at No. 1 doubles ... Doubles semifinalist at the ITA Southern Regional.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE) Helped the Rebels advance to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the eighth time ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC West Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the second year in a row ... Rallied from a set down to win at No. 4 singles and set up teammate Connor Vogel's match-clinching win against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals ... Helped the team post its best overall finish (2nd) since 1999 and its best league record (8-3) since 2000 ... Went 3-0 in singles and doubles as the Rebels picked up road wins over Auburn and Alabama to clinch the SEC West ... Posted a 3-1 record to help lead the Rebels to consecutive top 15 wins against Tennessee and Georgia ... The win over Georgia was the first since 1999 and the win over Tennessee was the first since 2006 ... Clinched the Rebels' first win over Vanderbilt since 1999 ... Posted a 25-8 overall record, 12-6 in dual matches ... Teamed with Laura van de Stroet for a 19-4 overall doubles record, 18-4 at No. 3 ... The duo went 10-1 in the SEC ... Singles quarterfinalist at the ITA South Regional in the fall ... Teamed with Soledad Podlipnik to reach the doubles semifinals at the ITA South Regional ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll both semesters.
2008-09 (FRESHMAN) Helped the Rebels end the year ranked No. 21 nationally and advance to the second round of the NCAA Championships ... Helped the Rebels defeat five top 25 teams in league play ... Clinched the win over then No. 20 Kentucky and No. 16 LSU ... Posted a 15-6 overall record, 11-4 at No. 5 singles ... Teamed with Gabby Rangel for a 17-6 overall record in doubles, 12-2 at No. 3 ... The duo went 8-3 in the SEC ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO OLE MISS Won three ITF tournaments in doubles in 2008 ... Won the New Zealand U-16 Hardcourt National Championship ... Represented New Zealand on Junior Fed Cup Team ... Captain of school team who won National Secondary Schools Tournament three times ... New Zealand 12-under National Champion.
PERSONAL Born June 22, 1990 ... Daughter of Karen and Peter Guthrie ... Majoring in Dietetics and Nutrition ... Athlete most admired is Michael Phelps ... Favorite tennis player is James Blake.
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