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    Audra Cohen
    Audra Cohen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Plantation, Fla.

    High School:
    St. Thomas Aquinas

    Height:
    5-9

    Birthdate:
    04/21/1986

    Experience:
    Fr.



    2004-05: 51-7 overall, 23-5 dual, 10-0 Big Ten in singles ... All-American ... Entered spring season as No. 1 player in singles and doubles alongside Cristelle Grier ... Held onto top singles ranking for two months before dropping down to No. 3 March 8 ... Cohen's 51 wins ties her for third all-time in the modern era of NCAA Division I Women's Tennis (since 1988) ... One of only eight players to notch at least 50 victories in the modern era ... 51 wins is also NU's new single-season wins record, besting Cristelle Grier's mark of 40 in 2004 ... Featured in the Faces in the Crowd department of Sports Illustrated's Thursday, May 12 issue ... Went 2-1 at ITA National Team Indoor Championship, winning her matches against No. 24 New Mexico and No. 10 Tulane ... Put together seven-match winning streak in the month of February during which she did not drop a set ... Only dropped a total of 18 sets in 58 matches total matches ... Played all but one match at No. 1 singles ... One of five 'Cats to go undefeated in regular-season conference singles action ... Alongside Grier, defeated nation's fifth-ranked doubles team of Catrina and Christian Thompson from Notre Dame, 8-4 (4/14) ... 46 of her 51 wins came in straight sets ... Won two singles matches at Big Ten Tournament, helping NU to its seventh-straight title ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Athlete of the Year, becoming only the second women's tennis player in conference history to sweep those two honors ... Named to All-Big Ten team ... Earned ITA Midwest Regional Rookie Player of the Year Award and also earned the ITA's National Rookie of the Year Award .. Went 5-1 at NCAA Singles Championships, advancing to the finals before falling to Zuzana Zemenova of Baylor.

    Fall 2004: Began collegiate career with 23 straight singles wins, before falling in the round of 16 at the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships ... Finished the fall 23-1 ... Became the first Northwestern player to win the ITA National Singles Title ... Followed national title by winning ITA Midwest Championships ... Defeated teammate and No. 1-ranked player Cristelle Grier three times ... Teamed with Grier to win ITA National Indoor Doubles Championship ... Posted 12-0 doubles record.

    High School: Won state championship in singles and doubles in her junior and senior seasons ... State runner-up as a freshman ... Earned All-American honors in junior and senior years ... Undefeated during junior and senior seasons ... Four-time All-State and All-County awards ... Earned Player of the Year honors during junior and senior years.

    Personal: Born Audra Marie Cohen on 4/26/86 ... Daughter of Mary Ann and Richard Cohen ... Major is undeclared.

    Cohen's Stats

    Year Overall Dual Big Ten
    2004-05 51-7 23-5 11-0
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