Kennedy Shaffer
Kennedy  Shaffer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rossford, Ohio

High School:
Ivan Lendl Tennis Academy

Height:
5-9

03/26/2017

Georgia Blanks Mississippi St., 4-0

Bulldogs Steamroll Visiting Bulldogs, 4-0

03/24/2017

No. 3 Bulldogs Outlast Rebels, 4-2

No. 3 Georgia Defeats No. 28 Ole Miss, 4-2

03/21/2017

Georgia Rises to No. 3 in ITA Rankings

Bulldogs Hop to Third in ITA Rankings

03/19/2017

Bulldogs Cruise By Gamecocks, 4-0

Georgia Eases Past South Carolina, 4-0

03/17/2017

No. 6 Bulldogs Throttle No. 1 Gators, 4-1

Georgia Downs Top-Ranked Florida, 4-1

sophomore season (2015-16)

Part of a Georgia team that went 22-5 and advanced to the program’s sixth-consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships...Earned All-America honors after advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles tournament...All-SEC Second Team selection...Chosen for the SEC All-Tournament team after going 2-0 and defeating her first-ever top-10 opponent, Florida’s Belinda Woolcock (then No. 9) in straight sets... Finished the year ranked No. 22 in singles...Started the year 11-0 in singles with a win in all 11 matches she played until March 17...Led the Bulldogs in overall wins (32), dual wins (20) and match clinchers (seven)...Went 20-4 in dual play while splitting time between the No. 2 (11-4), No. 3 (5-0) and No. 4 (4-0) courts, moving up in the lineup after her strong start...Claimed a 12-6 doubles record in the spring while playing along side Laura Patterson and then Silvia Garcia...Rose 87 spots in the singles rankings throughout the spring from 109 to 22...Finished her sophomore year with overall marks of 32-8 and 19-10 in singles and doubles, respectively...Boasted a 9-3 record in singles play in the fall after opening with the No. 37 ranking... Part of a formidable doubles pair alongside Silvia Garcia, going 6-3... Fell to teammate and eventual tournament champion Caroline Brinson in three sets in the quarterfinal round of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional.

FRESHMAN Season (Spring 2015)       

Helped the Bulldogs advance to the NCAA Final Four, the ITA National Team Indoor Finals and the SEC Tournament Championship Final to end the season 24-7 and nationally ranked No. 5...Earned final national doubles ranking of No. 55 with Silvia Garcia...Compiled an 18-6 record in singles and a 17-7 record in doubles play after enrolling in January... Was an impressive 10-1 in SEC singles play from the No. 2, 3 and 4 courts...Named SEC Freshman of the Week for the week of April 1...Posted a 7-3 SEC record in doubles with Garcia...Boasted a 4-2 record against nationally ranked doubles opponents and was 7-4 against nationally-ranked singles players...Clinched four matches and nine doubles points for the Bulldogs... Named Second-Team All-SEC...Honored with a spot on the SEC All-Freshman Team...Earned a spot in the NCAA Individual Singles Tournament, but withdrew due to injury...Signed with the Bulldogs in November of 2014 to join the team for the 2015 spring season

Juniors/High School

Trained at the Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, S.C....Was ranked as high as No. 4 in the nation on tennisrecruiting.net...Rated as a five-star, blue chip prospect on tennisrecruiting.net...Made it to the finals of the USTA G18 National Clay Court Championships in 2014...Was back-to-back champion at the Atlanta ITF in 2013 and 2014.

personal

Born May 21, 1997 ... Daughter of Doug and Lorri Shaffer ... Major: International Affairs.

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