Women's Tennis

 
Julie Morris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Height:
5-4

Julie Morris

Spring 2002: Second team All-Conference USA selection for the second straight season... Ranked as high as 83rd by the ITA and had a final ranking of 98th... Posted a 14-9 record in singles play, with five of those losses coming to ranked opponents... Chosen as the Conference USA Player of the Week on April 2 after posting singles wins against ranked South Alabama and VCU teams... Had wins against three players who finished the season ranked in the ITA Top 100 - VCU's Martina Nedelkova (34th), Oregon's Daria Panova (64th) and Iowa's Toni Neykova (8th)... Won her final four completed matches and was unbeaten in her final six... Opened the season with wins in five of her first seven matches... Was 16-5 at No. 2 doubles with Ana Saaibi... First-team All-Louisiana Sports Writers' Association... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll... Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete All-America honors.

Fall 2001: Played in just three matches during fall tournament play, posting a 2-1 record... Posted a win over South Alabama's Josien Boverhof at the Tulane Green Wave Classic.

Spring 2001: Second team All-Conference USA selection... Recorded a 15-7 record in dual match singles competition... Was 13-4 at her customary No. 2 singles spot... Unbeaten in the last 12 matches of the season and was 12-1 in her last 13 completes matches... Won two matches at the Conference USA Tournament... Posted a win in the Green Wave's upset of Texas A&M in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... Had wins over nationally ranked Monika Schmid and Jessica Roland... Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

Fall 2000: Finished the fall with a 7-7 record in tournament play... Won her first match at each of the four team tournaments that the Green Wave participated in... Won a pair of matches at the South Alabama Invitational... Also won two at the Alabama-hosted Roberta Allison Fall Classic... Was 2-2 in three-set matches.

Spring 2000: Turned in a sucessful opening campaign with a 12-9 mark in singles play... Played primarily at the No. 3 spot with a 10-7 mark... Was also 2-1 at No. 4 singles... Won five of her first six matches at the No. 3 position... Posted a win in the C-USA Tournament... Recorded a 4-3 mark in three-set matches... Posted a win against Vanderbilt's No. 69 Kristy Blumberg.

Fall 1999: Finished the Fall season with a 6-5 record, including three wins at the Roberta Allison Fall Classic... Also opened the Rice Invitational with two wins... Won five of her first six collegiate matches... Reached the Round of 32 at the ITA Southwest Regional Tournament.

Prep: Ranked as high as No. 42 in singles and No. 10 in doubles among U.S. juniors... Claimed the Florida state championship in both singles and doubles as a senior at Western High School... Named Broward County Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior... Played No. 1 singles and doubles all four years under head coach Vince Grossi.

Personal: Julie Anne Morris was born Sept. 14, 1980 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla... The daughter of Roger and Lisa Morris... Has a younger sister Carly and a younger brother Jeffery... Is the granddaughter of Rhoda Sheldon.

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