2010-11 (SENIOR) Helped lead the Rebels to their third straight NCAA appearance ... One of two team captains ... Earned All-SEC second team honors ... Received the ITA Southern Region Arthur Ashe, Jr., Sportsmanship and Leadership Award ... Ranked No. 5 in the ITA Southern Region in singles and No. 7 in doubles ... Posted a 25-17 overall record, 12-9 in dual matches ... Finished 5-5 in the SEC ... Played hurt the last half of the season ... Played No. 1 singles six times while Kristi Boxx was out due to injury ... Earned SEC Player of the Week honors on March 23 after going 3-1 in singles and doubles to lead the Rebels to consecutive top 40 wins over UNLV and Arizona over spring break ... Played No. 1 singles and won both matches in straight sets ... Singles finalist at the ITA Southern Regional ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll both semesters including a perfect 4.0 grade point average in the spring ... Graduated in May of 2011 with a degree in Communications.
2009-10 (JUNIOR) Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen ... Earned All-SEC first team honors ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC West Championship ... Led the team to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the second year in a row with her match-clinching win against Arkansas ... Helped the team post its best overall finish (2nd) since 1999 and its best league record (8-3) since 2000 ... Clinched the Rebels first win against Georgia since 1999 ... Won both her doubles and singles matches to lead the Rebels to their first win against Tennessee since 2006 ... Won a big match at No. 3 singles to help the Rebels to their first win against Vanderbilt since 1999 ... Named SEC Player of the Week March 8 for her role in the Rebels' wins over Vanderbilt and Kentucky, which marked the team's first 2-0 start in league play since 2000 ... Posted a team-leading 32-8 overall record, 18-4 in dual matches ... Went 10-2 at No. 3 singles and 9-1 in the SEC ...Teamed with Gabby Rangel for a 23-11 overall record, 14-7 at No. 2 doubles ... The duo posted a 7-4 record in the SEC ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the fall and the Dean's Honor Roll in the spring.
2008-09 (JUNIOR) Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the fall and the Dean's Honor Roll in the spring.
AT TENNESSEE (2007, 2008) Helped lead Tennessee to consecutive NCAA appearances in 2007 and 2008 ... Went 11-7 at No. 3 doubles with Jennifer Meredith in 2008 as a sophomore and finished 4-4 in the SEC in singles ... As a freshman played in the top half of the lineup ... Teamed with Ghizela Schutte for a 11-7 mark in doubles.
PRIOR TO TENNESSEE As a five-star recruit out of high school, Vogel was ranked as high as No. 32 in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net ... Claimed the singles state championship in both her freshman and senior years ... Tennessee state qualifying finalist and the state qualifying doubles champion her junior year of high school ... Honored as the best singles and doubles player by the Germantown High School team her first three seasons ... Also participated on the cross country and track & field teams, as well as the cheerleading squad ... Named Who's Who Among American High School Students her senior year ... Served as FCA Co-President ... Participated in Race for the Cure all four years.
PERSONAL Born Sept. 22, 1987 ... Daughter of Michael and Layne Vogel ... Majoring in Communications ... Has a brother who played football at Memphis and a brother who earned a graduate degree from Ole Miss.
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