Nadja Gilchrist
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Webster, N.Y.

High School:
Smith Stearns Academy

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
06/07/1990

FINAL UGA CAREER RECORD: 93-46 in singles and 101-36 in doubles; Three-time All-American

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
*Earned All-America honors after reaching the NCAA Doubles final with Chelsey Gullickson
* Helped team post a 24-5 record, advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals and a final national ranking of No. 6
* Named to the NCAA All-Tournament team at No. 1 doubles with Kate Fuller
* Second Team All-SEC selection
* Went 22-11 in singles and 31-10 overall in doubles
* Final doubles ranking No. 13 with Chelsey Gullickson with a 24-8 overall record; Final ranking of No. 36 with Kate Fuller after going 6-2
* Played mostly No. 3 in singles lineup at 12-4 and was 13-8 at No. 1 doubles including 8-6 with Chelsey Gullickson and 5-2 with Kate Fuller
* Posted four match-clinching wins
* Recipient of the Barbara Hartman Howell Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment
* ITA preseason ranking of No. 43 in singles and No. 15 in doubles with senior Chelsey Gullickson

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)

*Posted a 15-11 singles record and 16-8 in doubles in limited action due to injuries

*Went 6-3 in dual singles matches including 3-1 at No. 2 and clinched two team wins

*Went 8-3 in dual singles matches including 6-2 at No. 2 with Lilly Kimbell

*Final ITA ranking of No. 61 in singles and No. 46 in doubles with Lilly Kimbell; Was ranked as high as No. 31 in singles and No. 37 in doubles with Kimbell

*Paired with Chelsey Gullickson during 2011 NCAA Team Championships and went 2-1 including a victory over 11th-ranked Alabama duo of Guarachi/McLane

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

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
• Final ITA singles ranking of #46 after going 21-13 and #6 in doubles with Chelsey Gullickson as duo went 25-7; Ranked as high as #21 in singles and #6 in doubles during the season
• Went 11-9 at No. 2 singles and 18-3 at No. 1 doubles; Named Doubles All-American
• Earned NCAA At-Large bid to Singles & Doubles Championship; A 5-8 seed in doubles and reached semifinals including straight set win over #3 ranked Notre Dame duo of Frilling/Krisik
• Reached the Round of 32 in NCAA Singles Championship including win over #25 Nadine Fahoum of Old Dominion
• First Team All-SEC selection, clinched two teams wins including over South Florida and Kentucky
• Best career win came over #9 Josipa Bek of Clemson in three sets in team dual match
• Helped Georgia to a 13-9 record and final national ranking of No. 18

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
• An ITA 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
• NCAA singles and doubles participant with Chelsey Gullickson
• Named SEC Freshman of the Week honors after helping Georgia clinch SEC regular season title
• Final ITA national singles ranking of #61 with a 35-11 record including 22-6 in dual matches and 18-6 at No. 3;
• Played No. 1 doubles with freshman Chelsey Gullickson, duo was 13-5 overall with final ITA ranking of #7.

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL
•Trained at the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy along with Bulldog teammates Yvette Hyndman and Naoko Ueshima
•One of the nation's top-ranked players entering college in 2008-09
•Top-ranked senior in 2008 according to Tennis Recruiting.Net
•Finalist at the 2007 Easter Bowl ITF Championships Girls 18s
•Doubles champion of the 2007 U.S. International Grass Court Championships
•Finished third at the 2006 USTA National Hard Court Championships (G16s)
•A 2008 graduate of the Heritage Academy in Hilton Head S.C.

PERSONAL

•Born June 7, 1990
•Parents: Leroy and Eileen Gilchrist
•Major: Child & Family Development
•Brothers/Sisters: Has one older brother, Gamal (28) who played basketball at Dayton Ohio College and one older sister, Lisa (29)

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