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    Jennifer Meredith     
     
      Jennifer Meredith
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Wheeler

Height:
5-3

SENIOR (FALL 2010):
Posted an overall record of 6-5, competing solely in doubles...Went 2-1 at the Furman Fall Classic, playing with Whitney Wofford...Advanced to the round of 16 at the 2010 USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Region Championships before falling to Mandy Brown and Julia Fellerhoff of Louisville...Went 2-1 at the Wake Forest Invitational, pairing with Whitney Wofford for both victories

JUNIOR (2009-10):

Finished the season with a 10-7 record in singles play, including a 7-5 mark playing from the No. 5 spot...Went 5-2 in SEC Regular Season play...Defeated Lisa Wilkinson of Winthrop, 6-2, 6-3 in UT's NCAA first round victory...Helped carry the Big Orange to the SEC Tournament finals with an epic, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory over Laura van de Stroet of Ole Miss, which tied the team score at 3-3 and forced a tiebreaker...In that tiebreaker, she teamed up with fellow Georgian Natalie Pluskota to earn the match-clinching doubles win, 8-3 at the No. 3 spot...Defeated Cameron Ellis of Georgia in straight sets on April 17, helping propel Tennessee to its first victory at Georgia since 1996...Was the lone Lady Vol to record a victory against Florida on April 9, beating Joanna Mather, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0...Recorded singles victories in Tennessee's SEC wins over Mississippi State, Arkansas and Kentucky...Returned to action with a 7-6, 7-6 win over Lynn Blau of Georgia Tech on February 13...Captured two wins at the SEC Coaches Tournament before sitting out the rest of the fall schedule due to a foot injury.

SOPHOMORE (2008-09):

Named to the 2009 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll...Tied for the team lead in singles wins for the year, notching a 26-12 record...Was second in doubles victories with a 28-7 tally, including a 15-5 mark in dual match play...Downed 10 straight opponents with doubles partner Natalie Pluskota and nine straight when playing with Maria Sorbello...Named to the 2009 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll...Went a perfect 9-0 in singles when playing in the fifth and sixth lineup positions...Went on a 13-match consecutive win streak from Feb. 20-April 10, nine of which were straight-set victories...Along with Zsófia Zubor, was the only Lady Vol to win her match against No. 23 Florida...Helped UT reach the semifinals of the SEC Tournament in Fayetteville, Ark., with wins in both her singles and doubles contests against South Carolina...Although the team fell in the finals against No. 3 Georgia, Meredith and Sorbello claimed Tennessee's only victory at the third doubles spot, 8-0, over the Bulldog combo of Naoko Ueshima and Cameron Ellis...Completed the fall portion of her sophomore season, with a terrific 8-4 singles record, tying for the team high...Recovered from a slow start to win six of her final seven matches...Notched a pair of wins at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships before claiming the Bronze singles draw title at the SEC Coaches Tournament...Posted a stellar 10-2 record, finishing the fall on a high note, winning the White draw doubles title at the SEC Fall Tournament with Pluskota.

FRESHMAN (2007-08):

Named to the 2008 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Finished her initial season at Rocky Top with a terrific 19-12 singles record, as well as a 21-13 mark in doubles action...Split time between the fourth and fifth singles positions, going 8-4 from the No. 4 spot and 5-1 in the fifth slot in the lineup...Went 13-5 in dual-match play, including a 6-2 record in SEC matches...Opened the spring with four consecutive singles victories...Also strung together three straight wins from Feb. 24-29 before finishing off the year with victories in her final three matches...Clinched three UT victories on the year, finishing off wins over Middle Tennessee, Purdue and South Carolina...Was one of only two players in the league to claim SEC Freshman of the Week honors, doing so on Jan. 21 and Feb. 25...Joined forces with Connor Vogel in doubles for most of the dual-match season, accumulating an 11-7 record from the No. 3 position, including six wins over conference foes...The tandem sealed the doubles point for the Lady Vols against Ole Miss on Feb. 29...Went 6-7 in singles play during her first semester in Knoxville...Also tallied a 7-4 mark with three different doubles partners, including a 3-0 record with fellow freshman Rosalía Alda at the St. Mary's Classic...Won the consolation draw in the third flight of singles play at the Furman Fall Classic...Also claimed a pair of singles victories at the SEC Fall Coaches Classic, Nov. 1-4.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Ranked as high as the 19th-best recruit in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net...The 2007 "Blue Chip" recruit was also tabbed as the top player in the state of Georgia and 10th-best in the Southeast Region...Represented her home state in the Junior Davis/Fed Cup from 2002-07...Also was a member of the Southern Section squad at the Mills Redgrave Challenge in 2005 and 2006...Claimed the Peach State Classic title, represented the Southern Section in the Girls 18 Fed Cup and received the "Silver Ball" at Spring Supernationals during 2006...Also earned rankings as high as No. 4 in the nation in 16-and-under doubles, and No. 35 in the country for 18-and-under singles...Was a member of the Leadership, Interact and Latin clubs, as well as the Yearbook Advisory Board at Wheeler H.S.

PERSONAL:

Plans to major in sport management...Enjoys playing ping pong, going to movies and shopping...Has one brother, Mark, 23...Made her decision to attend Tennessee after considering Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina...Jennifer Marie Meredith, daughter of Mark and Jeanne Meredith, was born May 25, 1989, in Atlanta, Ga.

MEREDITH'S CAREER STATISTICS

SINGLES Record 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tour
2007-08 19-12 --- --- --- 8-4 5-1 --- 6-7
2008-09 26-12 --- --- --- 9-6 5-0 3-0 9-6
2009-10 10-7 --- --- --- --- 7-5 1-1 2-1
Totals 55-31 --- --- --- 17-10 17-6 4-1 17-14

DOUBLES Record 1 2 3 Tour
2007-08 21-13 1-0 0-1 13-8 7-4
2008-09 28-7 0-1 3-3 12-1 13-2
2009-10 3-5 --- --- 3-5 ---
2010-11 7-5 --- --- 1-0 6-5
Totals 59-30 1-1 3-4 29-14 26-11
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