Lauren Herring
blank Lauren Herring
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Greenville, N.C.

High School:
Kaplan HS

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
07/23/1993

JUNIOR SEASON (2013-14)

Helped team to a 24-5 record, an SEC Tournament Title, the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed and NCAA Quarterfinal appearance, ending with a final ranking of No. 4 ... Finished the year with a 31-6 record in singles (17-2 at No. 1) and a 36-7 record in doubles (15-3 at No. 1 with Maho Kowase) ... Final ranking of No. 7 in singles and No. 2 in doubles... Earned singles and doubles All-America honors after being named a national seed in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Tournament ... A second team Capital One Academic All-American team as selected by CoSIDA...Was named SEC Player of the Year and to the All-SEC First Team ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll..Was one of two undefeated No. 1 singles players in SEC play...Won two SEC Player of the Week honors ... Clinched Georgia's 4-3 win over No. 15 USC in the NCAA Round of 16 ... In fall action, went 10-3 in singles and 14-3 in doubles with Maho Kowase ... Garnered No. 3 singles ranking and No. 50 doubles ranking in ITA fall rankings ... Advanced to the singles semifinals at the All-American Championships to earn an automatic bid to the ITA National Indoor Championships where she was tabbed the No. 6 seed ... Advanced to the ITA Southeast Region doubles finals and was awarded an at-large bid into the ITA National Indoor Championships where she and Maho Kowase advanced to the semifinals ... Traveled to France to represent the United States on the 2013 Master's BNP Paribas team in December which the United States won ... Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Recipient of the Barbara Hartman Howell and Ramsey Scholarship for Academic & Athletic Excellence Scholarship Endowments.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13)

Helped team to a 24-4 record and advance to the NCAA quarterfinals ending with a final ranking of No. 5 ... An ITA All-American in singles, going 38-7 and advancing to the NCAA Singles Quarterfinals after garnering the tournament's No. 6 seed ... Named to the All-SEC First Team ... Went 30-10 in doubles, including ranked No. 48 and going 14-2 with Maho Kowase ... In singles, went 25-6 against ranked opponents, included nine Top-30 wins ... Named an ITA Scholar Athlete and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named to the Capital One Academic Division I At-Large Team ... Named to the UGA Athletic Director's Honor Roll and Dean's List with a 4.0 GPA ... Was ITA Southeast Regional singles and doubles champion ... 2013 UGA L.E.A.D. inductee

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)

Helped team to a 24-5 record and advance to the NCAA quarterfinals ending with a final ranking of No. 6 ... Named ITA Southeast Region Rookie of the Year ... Selected as SEC Freshman of the Year, All-SEC First Team and Freshman All-SEC ... Ranked No. 70 in singles with a 29-8 record including 13-3 at No. 2 ... Went a 27-12 doubles record including 12-4 at No. 2 with Kate Fuller ... Named an ITA Scholar Athlete and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Team-leading seven match-clinching victories including 4-3 thriller at Vanderbilt and 4-0 decision over College of Charleston in NCAA First Round ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after helping Bulldogs post SEC road wins over Kentucky and Vanderbilt ... Preseason ranked No. 7 nationally among freshmen/newcomers by the ITA and No. 20 in doubles with Kate Fuller.

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL

Exceptional junior career and gained experience in a variety of international junior tournaments ... Trained at The Racquet Club of the South in Norcross, Ga., with Brian Devilliers and Grant Stafford and completed degree requirements through Kaplan HS ... Won nine U.S. National Junior tennis titles in her career and competed in the main draw doubles at the 2010 US Open in New York after winning the Girls 18s National Hard Court title ... Captured a United States Tennis Association (USTA) pro circuit event singles title in Amelia Island in 2010 as an unseeded player, winning all five matches in straight sets ... A Blue Chip recruit and No. 2 overall in the top 100 for 2011 by Tennis Recruiting.Net ... Spent the summer of 2011 playing in European tournaments including Wimbledon Juniors in England and events in Germany and Belgium ... Spent two years during her junior career at the USTA Training Center in Boca Raton, Fla ... First started playing tennis in 2000 when she was seven and by 2005, she was the nation's top-ranked singles and doubles player in the USTA 12s age division ... Claimed national titles in the USTA 14s, 16s and 18s ... Ranked as high as #800 in singles and #856 in doubles in the women's ITF rankings and a combined ranking of #60 in the ITF juniors.

PERSONAL

Born July 23, 1993 in Greenville, N.C. ... Daughter of C.L. and Debbie Herring ... Family: Has a twin brother, Charlie, who played baseball at N.C. State, and an older brother, Jeff, and older sister, Kristie ... Major: Sociology & Psychology

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