Chelsey Gullickson
blank Chelsey Gullickson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

High School:
Laurel Springs School

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:
08/29/1990

UGA CAREER RECORD: 124-34 in singles and 106-42 in doubles; Eight-Time All-American

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
* Became the first-ever eight-time All-American in Georgia tennis history (women or men), earning it in singles and doubles all four years
* Owns school record for Combined Wins with 230; 124 singles wins ranked 6th in UGA history while 106 doubles victories ranked 2nd; tied single season school record with 69 combined wins for second time
* Helped team post a 24-5 record, advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals and a final national ranking of No. 6
* Advanced to NCAA Doubles final with Nadja Gilchrist, pair went 24-8 and school record 64 career wins as a duo
* Named ITA Southeast Region Senior of the Year, All-SEC First Team
* Final ITA ranking of No. 7 in singles with a 34-9 record including 20-6 at No. 1; Went 35-13 in doubles and ranked No. 13 in doubles with Nadja Gilchrist
* Earned NCAA Singles & Doubles bid
* Recipient of the Doyle E. Mote Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment
* ITA preseason No. 9 in singles and No. 15 in doubles with Gilchrist

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)

*An ITA All-American in singles and doubles and First Team All-SEC

*Final ITA ranking of No. 14 in singles and No. 8 in doubles with Kate Fuller

*Helped team post a 19-5 record, advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals and a final national ranking of No. 8

*Registered a 17-7 singles record including 12-6 at No. 1, went 19-7 in doubles including 16-6 at No. 1

*Returned to the Bulldog lineup in January after spending summer and fall of 2010 playing as an amateur in a few professional tournaments including US Open

*Key victory over top-ranked Jana Juricova in Georgia's 4-3 win over #9 California in the NCAA Round of 16

*Went 15-5 with Fuller including a victory over second-ranked Clemson duo of Bek/Wong in 5-2 dual match win at Clemson in February

*Advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in singles; Won first three matches all in three sets including over No. 8 Denise Muresan (Michigan) and No. 13 Zoe De Bruycker (UNC) before falling to top-ranked and eventual champion Jana Juricova (California)

*Advanced to NCAA quarterfinals in doubles with Kate Fuller before falling to eventual national champion in No. 3 ranked Stanford duo of Hilary Barte/Mallory Burdette

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
• NCAA singles champion, winning the title in Athens over #2 Jana Juricova (CAL) 6-3,7-6(7); Also a finalist for Honda Award for women's tennis

• Earned All-America honors in singles and doubles for second straight year

• Final ITA singles ranking of #6 after going 30-8 and #6 in doubles with Nadja Gilchrist as duo went 25-7;

• Ranked as high as #2 in singles and #6 in doubles; Went 15-5 at No. 1 singles and 18-3 at No. 1 doubles
• Earned NCAA At-Large bid to Singles and Doubles Championship; Won NCAA Singles title and was a Doubles semifinalist, key tournament wins include over top-ranked Irina Falconi (Ga. Tech); #2 Jana Juricova (CAL) in the finals; Also over No. 3 duo of Frilling/Krisik (Notre Dame) in straight sets
• First Team All-SEC selection, clinched four teams wins including over Alabama, Arkansas, Vanderbilt and South Carolina
• Finalist at All-America Championships, grand slam event in the fall in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
• Helped Georgia to a 13-9 record and final national ranking of No. 18

• Spent summer playing as an amateur in various professional events including receiving a wildcard invitation to the main draw of the 2010 US Open in singles and faced top-seed and #2 player in the world in Caroline Wozniacki on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court and fell in straight sets; Also received main draw wildcard to US Open Doubles with older sister Carly and advanced to the second round. Posted a first round win over Italian duo of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, then fell to fourth-seeded team of Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
• Named ITA National Rookie Player of the Year, Final National Ranking of No. 6 in singles and No. 7 in doubles with Nadja Gilchrist
• An ITA Singles and Doubles All-American, an All-SEC First Team selection and All-Freshman SEC honoree for the Bulldogs who went 27-3, advanced to the NCAA Final Four and had a final national ranking of No. 3
• Helped Georgia to an SEC title and third straight SEC Tournament title plus the ITA National Team Indoor finals
• Tied school record with 69 total wins in 2009
• Semifinalist in the NCAA Singles Championships including second career win over top-ranked Maria Mosolova (Northwestern) and NCAA Doubles participant with Nadja Gilchrist
• Named to NCAA All-Tournament Team at #1 singles
• Posted a 43-10 record including 22-5 in dual matches, all at No. 1; 31 wins over ranked opponents
• One of only four freshmen in UGA history to play No. 1 singles & No. 1 doubles; 26-13 overall in doubles, 13-5 with freshman Nadja Gilchrist and #7 final ranking
• Named SEC Freshman of the Year
• Named ITA National Team Indoors Most Outstanding Player and to the All-Tournament Team, one of her wins came over then #1 ranked Maria Mosolova (Northwestern)

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL

•Trained at the Harold Solomon Tennis Institute
•A 2008 graduate of Laurel Springs High School
•One of the nation's top junior players with vast international experience entering college in 2008-09
•Ranked as high as 76 in the ITF World Junior Rankings
•Reached the round of 16 at the 2007 Wimbledon Juniors and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Juniors
•Won four ITF junior titles in 2005 including a doubles crown in Peru and three others in Morocco
•One of four players chosen to represent the United States in two ITF Australian Summer Circuit events

PERSONAL

•Born Aug. 29, 1990
•Parents: Bill and Sandy Gullickson
•Major: Speech Communications
•Brothers/Sisters: Has five siblings: Cassie (25) is a graduate of Notre Dame where she ran track; Carly (23) is a professional tennis player on the WTA Tour including winner of the 2009 US Open mixed doubles title with former Georgia All-American Travis Parrott; Craig (22) spent two seasons pitching at Clemson and transferred to Georgia in 2010 and played for the Bulldogs in 2011; the youngest are sisters Callie (16) and Chloe (12).
•Chelsey's father enjoyed a 14-year career in the Major Leagues as a pitcher while her mother played tennis at Western Kentucky.

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