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 Erina Kikuchi
Erina Kikuchi
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New York, N.Y.

High School:
Heritage Academy

Last College:
Kingsborough

Height:
5-6

Event:
Singles/Doubles

Birthdate:
07/12/1989

05/18/2012

Women's Tennis Earns ITA Regional Awards

Kikuchi earns her second postseason honors

04/19/2012

Kikuchi Named to Women's Tennis All-ACC Team

First Eagle to earn the accolade since 2008

04/19/2012

Women's Tennis Falls to NC State in ACC Tournament

The Eagles lose by point

04/14/2012

Women's Tennis Falls at No. 3 Duke

The Eagles look to rebound versus No. 5 North Carolina

04/10/2012

Kikuchi Named ACC Player of the Week

The senior is the first ever to earn the weekly accolades

AS A SENIOR (2011-12)
Spring: Named All-ACC and ITA Northeast Senior of the Year ... tallied the best singles record on BC, a 11-7 clip with a 5-4 ACC record ... finished the season ranked 114th in the nation and sixth in the northeast ... started the season at the No. 3 position and gradually moved into the No. 1 spot, registering a 4-4 record on court one ... recorded a 13-7doubles record, 7-3 in the ACC, with partner Jessica Wacnik ... the pair finished the season ranked 10th in the northeast ... recorded key victories in BC wins over Maryland's Welma Luus (2/3), Harvard's Kristin Norton (2/9) and NC State's No. 37 Joelle Kissell (4/6) as the Eagles defeated the Wolfpack for the first time in program history ... earned BC's first-ever ACC Player of the Week honors for performance against NC State, winning, 6-3, 6-3, in the No. 1 position, her first victory against a ranked opponent and clinching the match ... went on a seven-match winning streak with Wacnik (3/17-4/10) with victories over Ryann Cutillo and Kayla Duncan, 8-6, of No. 35 Florida State (4/1), 59th-ranked pair Ashley Miller and Joelle Kissell, 8-4, of NC State and Romy Kölzer and Beatrice Blakely, 8-5, of Virginia Tech (3/17).
Fall:Took third place in flight at the Brown Invitational (9/23-25), going 2-1 in singles action, while winning both doubles matches with Wacnik ... went 3-1 at the USTA BJK NTC Women's College Invitational (10/8-10), falling in the finals to fourth-ranked Anna Rappoport, who was fresh off the WTA tour, (6-4, 6-7(4), 7-6(4)) ... recorded a 3-1 record with Wacnik, falling in the flight A finals, 8-6, but defeating the No. 1-ranked team in the quarterfinals along the way ... advanced the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships (10/22-25) as the fifth seed before falling to the three seed ... seeded fifth with Wacnik in double action, losing in the finals to BC counterparts, Olga Khmylev and Alex Kelleher, after beating out two ninth seeds.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11)
Spring: Led BC to its highest ITA ranking ever (33) ... played in 16 dual matches, going 8-8 in the No. 2 position ... scored against No. 59 Wake Forest (4/16), No. 12 Florida State (4/10), No. 36 Long Beach State (3/11), No. 56 UC Irvine (3/9), No. 54 Dartmouth (2/27) and No. 67 Purdue (2/26) ... won three straight matches on two occasions during the year ... partnered with Veronica Corning on doubles courts one and two, going 3-11.
Fall:Accumulated a record of 7-4 in singles play and 7-3 in doubles ... reached the semifinal round at the USTA/ITA Division I Northeast Regional Championship (10-23/26), going 4-1 in the singles draw and 2-1 with Alex Kelleher in the doubles pairings ... Flight B doubles champion with Kelleher, compiling a 4-0 record as a doubles team and going 2-1 in singles play at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center Women's College Invitational (10/9-11) ... went 1-2 at the Brown Invitational (9/24-25) in singles play and 1-2 paired with Olga Khmylev in the doubles draw.

BEFORE BC
Transfer from Kingsborough College, competing under Barry Goldsmith from 2008-09 ... 2009 NJCAA national champion ... All-American in 2009 and 2010 ... achieved and International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior ranking of 148 in 2007 ... competed in the U.S. Open Junior Qualifying tournament in 2006 ... Won the U-14 All-Japan Juniors tournament in 2002 ... played on Court No. 1 for singles and doubles matches at Kingsborough ... attended Van Der Meer Tennis Academy from 2004-08.

PERSONAL
Born July 12, 1989 in Yokohama, Japan ... is the only child of Hitoshi and Atsuko Kickuchi ... currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a communications major.

Year

Dual Singles

Dual Conf. Singles

Dual Doubles

Dual Conf. Doubles

Tournament

Vs. Ranked Opponents

2010-11

7-8

2-7

3-11

0-9

14-7 (7-4 Singles; 7-3 Doubles)

0-7

2011-12

11-7

5-4

7-3

7-3

17-5 (7-3 Singles; 10-2 Doubles)

1-5

Totals

18-15

7-11

10-14

7-12

31-12 (14-7 Singles; 17-5 Doubles)

1-12

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