NUsports.com celebrates the Big Ten Medal of Honor's 100th anniversary by catching up with past recipients
2006-07: Earned second-career doubles All-America honor with partner Georgia Rose ... Named All-Big Ten for third-straight year ... Reached round of 16 in NCAA doubles tournament ... Went 2-0 in NCAA regionals including clincher against Western Michigan ... Won clincher against Michigan to give NU its ninth-straight Big Ten title ... Won two matches with Rose in Big Ten Championship ... Partnered with Rose to post four and five-match winning streaks, including wins over the fourth, sixth, 17th and 24th-ranked teams in the country ... Pair currently ranked ninth in the nation ... Defeated the No. 1 ranked team of Megan Moulton-Levy and Katrina Zoricic of William and Mary on 4/6 ... Duo won two matches in NCAA regionals ... Owns 28-8 overall doubles record and an 8-2 Big Ten mark in dual play... 16-14 singles record, 15-9 dual record and 7-2 in Big Ten ... Won three out of last four matches to close regular season ... Went 3-1 at No. 2 doubles with Suzie Matzenauer ... Advanced to the doubles championship of the consolation draw at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic with Rose ... Compiled a five-match winning streak in singles in the dual season, including a win over No. 33 Austin Smith ... In the fall, competed at ITA All-American Championships in singles ... Advanced to the finals of the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in doubles with Rose ... Received at-large selection into ITA National Indoor Championships ... Received wildcard entry into 2006 U.S. Open ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2005-06: NCAA doubles national champion alongside Cristelle Grier, becoming only the second national championship doubles team in NU and Big Ten history ... NCAA singles and doubles qualifier ... Garnered first-career All-America accolade (doubles) ... Earned second-straight All-Big Ten honor ... Compiled a 33-14 overall singles record, including a 16-8 dual and 7-2 Big Ten record ... Posted a 37-12 doubles record, including an 18-7 dual and perfect 10-0 conference record ... Earned the doubles title at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships alongside Grier ... Advanced to the ITA Midwest Regional Championship singles final, where she topped Grier to claim the championship ... Became the fourth Wildcat in as many years to capture the ITA Midwest Regional singles and doubles championship ... Named NU's Hilton Garden Inn Athlete of the Week for Oct. 21 ... Ranked in singles throughout the season, peaking at No. 12 in the Jan. 10 ITA rankings ... Was ranked nationally with three different teams (Grier, Georgia Rose and Feriel Esseghir) ... Took six singles wins over nationally ranked players, with Vanderbilt's 17th-ranked Amanda Fish the highest ranked ... Ended the season with a 15-match doubles winning streak with Grier ... Alongside Grier, topped Stanford's top-ranked doubles team of Alice Barnes and Anne Yelsey in the NCAA semifinals ... Compiled a team-best 12-4 fall singles record ... Entered fall season ranked No. 50 singles player by the ITA ... Qualified for the ITA National Indoors ... Qualified in singles at the ITA All-American Championships by beating Washington's No. 47 Ekaterina Burduli, No. 72 Alex McGoodwin of UCLA ... Advanced to the round of 32 at the ITA All-American Championships by beating Vanderbilt's 17th-ranked Amanda Fish in the first round ... Compiled an 11-3 fall doubles record ... Went 9-1 in fall with doubles partner Cristelle Grier ... As a doubles team with Grier, won six-consecutive matches from Sept. 24 to Oct. 24 ... Went 3-1 in doubles at the ITA National Indoors.
2004-05: 37-7 overall, 26-3 dual, 13-0 Big Ten in singles ... Named to All-Big Ten team for first time in career ... Earned Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors twice (2/17 & 3/31) ... Upset No. 33 Megan Moulton-Levy of No. 26 William & Mary by winning a thrilling third-set tiebreak, 10-8 ... Ranked as high as the nation's 18th doubles duo alongside Kristi Roemer ... Alongside Roemer, defeated nation's then-10th ranked doubles team of Amy Wei and Megan Muth from William & Mary, 8-3 (2/11) ... Compiled team's second-best doubles record with Roemer at 20-5 ... Won her last 20 singles matches of the season, a three-month streak from Feb. 20 to May 19 ... 32 of 37 wins came in straight sets ... One of five 'Cats to go undefeated in regular-season conference singles action ... Went 3-0 in singles and 1-1 in doubles at the Big Ten tournament, helping NU to its seventh-straight title, while improving to a team-leading 13-0 Big Ten record ... Clinched Big Ten Championship at No. 4 singles ... Earned ITA Midwest Region Player to Watch Award.
Fall 2004: Composed 13-4 singles record, going a perfect 4-0 at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic ... Won four matches at ITA Midwest Championships before falling in semifinals to teammate Audra Cohen ... Went 3-1 at Rice Classic, winning finals match in straight sets ... Compiled 7-2 doubles record, winning Milwaukee Classic with Valerie Vladea.
2003-04: Compiled a 31-10 record, including 24-6 in duals and 10-3 in the Big Ten ... Went 1-2 in singles and 2-0 in doubles at the Big Ten Championship ... Was 2-0 in singles and 0-1 in doubles at NCAA Regional Championship ... Has a 16-5 record after moving to No. 3 singles on 2/22 ... Defeated the 68th-, 95th- and the 98th-ranked players in the country ... Put up a seven-match winning streak from 2/5 to 2/22 ... Owns a 26-13 record in doubles, including 19-9 in duals and 10-2 in the Big Ten ... Played all but six matches with Jamie Peisel ... Has only played at No. 2 in doubles ... Went undefeated at the Badger Blast ... Advanced to the adidas Invitational semifinals in the "das" draw ... With Peisel, won the Purple Flight at the Wildcat Invitational.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in tennis ... Played No. 1 singles junior and senior years, as well as No. 1 doubles sophomore year ... Took second place in state junior and senior seasons ... Helped team win state titles junior and senior seasons ... Four-year All-State selection ... Played against former teammates Jamie Peisel and Stacy Kokx.
Personal: Born Alexis Demetrea Prousis on 9/27/84 ... Daughter of Michael and Stephanie Prousis ... Participated in U.S. Open doubles tournament in September of 2006 with Stanford's Anne Yelsey ... Majoring in communication studies.