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 Alex Kelleher
Alex Kelleher
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Worcester, Mass.

High School:
Worcester Academy

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
02/13/1991

06/25/2013

Kelleher Named To All-ACC Academic Team

04/25/2013

No. 9 Women's Tennis Loses to No. 8 NC State, 4-1

The Eagles season ends in the first round of the ACC Championship

04/22/2013

No. 63 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 1 North Carolina, 4-0

The Eagles will play NC State in the ACC Championship on Thursday

04/18/2013

No. 63 Women's Tennis Falls to Boston University, 4-3

Sweeting wins in singles and doubles for third consecutive match

04/14/2013

No. 61 Women's Tennis Defeats Wake Forest, 5-2

Kelleher defeats ITA's 82nd-ranked singles player

04/15/2013

Women's Tennis at Wake Forest - 4/14/13

A collection of photos from BC's 5-2 win at Wake Forest in women's tennis on April 14, 2013.

AS A SENIOR (2012-13)
Spring: Earned All-ACC honors ... went 9-7 (4-5 ACC) in dual-match singles play and 12-6 (5-4 ACC) in doubles competition ... teamed exclusively with Jessica Wacnik on court No. 1 in doubles ... won singles matches over Kathryn Talbert of Wake Forest (4/14) and Daneika Borthwick of Florida State (4/5) - both ranked in the ITA's top-100 - at the No. 1 spot ... took victories in doubles against both Miami (4/6) and Florida State (4/5) ... beat Stephanie Nauta and Erin Vierra in doubles, 8-5, with Jessica Wacnik at Virginia (3/22) ... captured wins in singles at No. 2 and doubles at No. 1 at Cal State Fullerton (3/4) ... won on court No. 2 in singles and court No. 1 in doubles against Brown (2/22) ... earned victories in singles (6-1, 6-1 at No. 2) and doubles (8-1 at No. 1) in ACC opener versus Maryland (2/1) ... won in singles (7-5, 6-1 at No. 2) and doubles (8-2 at No. 1) at Dartmouth (1/19) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Fall: Went 3-3 in singles competition and 5-6 in doubles play ... earned a victory in singles and won two matches in doubles (with Katya Vasilyev) in doubles at the Harvard Invitational (11/9-11) ... competed at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships (9/29-10/7) in the qualifying doubles round with Olga Khmylev ... won two matches in singles play and two matches in doubles play at the Brown Invitational (9/21-23).

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12)
Spring: Compiled a 4-11 singles record and a 4-11 doubles record mainly with partner classmate Olga Khymlev before a foot injury ended the season early ... finished the year ranked 82nd in the nation and eighth in the Northeast ... tallied key singles victories over Brown's Casey Herzberg (2/19), 6-1, 2-6, 1-0 (11), in the No. 2 position and Harvard's Natalie Blosser (2/9), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, in the No. 3 position ... also earned double wins over No. 65 Syracuse's Maddie Kobelt and Aleah Marrow (2/11), 8-2, and No. 59 Brown's Herzberg and Jessica Harrow (1/22), 8-4 ... began the spring ranked as the No. 11 singles player in the northeast and with Khmylev ranked as the No. 1 doubles pair in the region and No. 11 in the nation, BC's highest national and regional rankings in program history ... recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Excellence ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Fall: Won the top flight, going 3-0, and defeating three regionally ranked players at the Brown Invitational (9/23-25) ... went 2-1 as the second-ranked player in flight at the USTA Invitational (10/8-10), falling in the quarterfinals ...also recorded a 2-1 doubles record with Khmylev, as they fell in the semifinals, after defeating the No. 2 team in the round of 16 ... advanced to the fourth round of the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championship (10/22-25) as the fourth seed before falling to the 17th seed ... partnered with Khmylev to earn an automatic bid to the USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championships by winning the regional (6-0), defeating BC counterparts Jessica Wacnik and Erina Kikuchi in the finals, 8-6 ... won the first two matches at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships (11/3-4), before losing in the quarterfinals to the fourth seed in the tournament ... as the first BC pair to advance that far on the national stage, they defeated the seventh-ranked pair and the No. 19 team in the country as the 17th seed.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
Spring: Led BC to its highest-ever ITA ranking (33) ... played 23 matched at No. 1 singles, compiling a 5-18 mark ... Competed in 13 matches against nationally-ranked opponents, with eight in the top 40 ... forced three sets against six nationally-ranked opponents ... defeated No. 94 Yasmin Hamza of Virginia Tech (2/12), 7-6(3), 6-2 ... paired with Olga Khmylev for 17 matches on doubles courts one and two, winning a career-high four ACC matches and going 7-10 on the year ... recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Excellence ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Fall: Tallied a 7-3 singles record and a 8-2 doubles record ... went 3-1 at the USTA/ITA Division I Northeast Regional Championship (10/23-25) ... tallied two wins and a loss at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center College Invitational (10/9-10) ... went 2-1 at the Brown Invitational (9/24-26) ... partnered with Erina Kikuchi and won Doubles Flight B at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center College Invitational (10/9-11) with four wins and reached the Round of 16 at the USTA ITA Division I Northeast Regional Championship (10/23-25), finishing 2-1 ... paired with Vernoica Corning at the Brown Invitational (9/24-25), going 2-1.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10)
Spring: Finished the season ranked No. 7 in Northeast Region Doubles with Olga Khmylev ... saw action at the No. 1 singles position in 19 matches, compiling a 7-12 record ... also played three matches on second court, going 2-1 ... first win over a ranked opponent came in an upset over No. 59 Nagaraj of NC State (4/18), 6-4, 0-6, 10-8 ... won first-ever ACC match, playing at the No. 1 spot, against Maryland (2/13) ... appeared in 21 doubles matches playing the entire year at the No. 1 spot ... usually partnered with Khmylev, going 9-12.
Fall: Compiled an 8-6 record in singles play and 9-5 in doubles ... went 1-1 at the ITA Division-I Northeast Regional Championship (10/24-25) ... claimed three wins in four matches at the USTA Billie Jean King NTC Women's College Invitational (10/10-11) ... went 2-for-2 at the Brown Invitational (9/25-26) ... split four matches at the Harvard Fall Classic (9/18-20) ... competed in doubles with Khmylev over three tournaments: the Brown Invitational (9/25-27), going 2-1, the USTA BJK NTC Women's College Invitational (10/10-11), taking all four matches and the ITA D-I Northeast Regional Championship (10/24-26), leaving with a 3-1 record and earning runner-up status.

BEFORE BC
Played at Worcester Academy ... named as an All-American senior season ... went undefeated throughout high school tennis career at No. 1 singles ... co-captain of high school team her junior and senior seasons.

PERSONAL
Born February 13, 1991 to David and Tammy Kelleher ... has an older sister, Elizabeth and a younger brother, Harrison ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as an economics major.

Year

Dual Singles

Dual Conf. Singles

Dual Doubles

Dual Conf. Doubles

Tournament

Vs. Ranked Opponents

2009-10

9-13

3-8

9-13

3-8

17-13 (8-7 Singles; 9-6 Doubles)

1-8

2010-11

5-18

2-9

9-12

4-7

15-5 (7-3 Singles; 8-2 Doubles)

0-12

2011-12

4-11

0-7

4-11

0-7

17-6 (7-2 Singles; 10-4 Doubles)

0-5

2012-13

7-5

2-3

9-3

3-2

8-9 (3-3 Singles; 5-6 Doubles)

0-3

Totals

25-47

7-27

31-39

10-24

57-33 (25-15 Singles; 32-18 Doubles)

1-28

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