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    Georgia Rose
    Georgia Rose

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mettawa, Ill.

    High School:
    North Shore Country Day

    Height:
    5-7



    Winner of a 2009 N Club Achievement Award, given to the student-athletes who have exhibited the qualities of good citizenship, significant academic achievement and outstanding athletic performance.

    2008-09:
    Named an ITA All-American in doubles for the second time after reaching the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships with partner Lauren Lui and finishing the year ranked No. 13 (27-13 overall record, 18-8 playing No. 1 in duals and 9-1 Big Ten) ... ITA Midwest Regional Senior of the Year ... Ended the season ranked No. 21 in singles with a 26-11 record (18-5 dual, 6-0 Big Ten), bringing her career singles record to 125-36 ... Leaves NU with a 29-2 career singles record in Big Ten duals ... Second four-time qualifier for the NCAA Singles Championship in NU history ... Named to All-Big Ten team and was a two-time Big Ten Player of the Week (2/24, 4/21) ... Rose and Lui won two matches in the NCAA Doubles tournament, besting Fresno State's Tinesta Rowe and Melanie Gloria in the first round before ousting Kentucky's Carolina Escomilla and Caroline Lilley in the second ... The duo defeated the nation's No. 1-ranked doubles team, Renata Kucerkova and Anastasia Petukhova of Fresno State, 8-6, in NU's round-of-16 win over the Bulldogs at the NCAA Championships ... Lost in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship to North Carolina's Sanaz Marand ... Named to all-tournament team in doubles following NU's title at the ITA National Indoor Team Championship ... 4-0 at the No. 1 singles spot in dual matches with a 14-5 mark at No. 2 ... Finished 6-4 in the fall after missing time due to injury ... Won her 100th career match on 9/27 in the Furman Invitational ... Picked up two victories at the All-American Championships, including wins vs. Hilary Barte of Stanford--the preseason No. 4-ranked player in the nation--and No. 10 Sanaz Marand of North Carolina ... Finished 1-2 at the ITA National Indoor Championships ... Reached the quarterfinals of the Midwest Regional Championships in doubles play with Lauren Lui.

    2007-08: Selected to singles ITA All-America Team ... Finished season ranked No. 14 nationally in singles and No. 14 in doubles with partner Lauren Lui ... Earned third-straight All-Big Ten selection ... Academic All-Big Ten ... NCAA singles and doubles qualifier for second-consecutive year ... 35-12 overall in singles, 19-7 dual record ... Now has 99 career singles wins ... Posted wins over seven players ranked in the top 40, including three wins over top 5 players ... Posted a three-set victory over the 2008 NCAA singles champion, Amanda McDowell, in a dual with Georgia Tech on 2/2 ... Beat then-No. 4 Marina Cossou of Cal in straight set victory during NCAA quarterfinal match ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on 2/6 and Hilton Garden Inn Athlete of the Week of 2/4 ... Named to the ITA Indoor Championships All-Tournament Team on 2/11 ... Went 16-0 in dual doubles with Lui ... Defeated three doubles pairs ranked in the top 20 ... Posted a 36-3 overall doubles record, including 26-2 in duals ... Went 10-0 in Big Ten dual doubles ... In the fall, finished 15-4 in singles ... Opened the fall season with six-straight wins, also had a nine-match winning streak ... Reached finals of Cal-Nike Invitational (championship abandoned) ... Made it to finals of the All-American Championships consolation draw ... Won Midwest Regional Championships with six-consecutive wins, three of which came against ranked opponents ... Qualified for the Indoor National Championships with the win ... Reached the finals of the Indoor National Championship consolation draw ... Beat two more ranked opponents along the way ... Only doubles loss came against then-ninth-ranked pair Buck and Tefft from Notre Dame in the finals of the Midwest Regional Championships.

    2006-07: Earned first-career singles and doubles All-America honors ... Named ITA Player to Watch ... Reached round of 16 of NCAA singles tournament ... 2007 Big Ten Player of the Year ... Earned second-straight All-Big Ten honor ... NCAA singles and doubles qualifier ... 13th-ranked singles player in the nation ... 26-5 overall record, 16-2 dual record and 5-0 record in the Big Ten ... Posted wins over No. 7 Jenna Long, No. 13 Zsuzsanna Fodor, No. 25 Kirsten Flower, No. 26 Catrina Thompson, No. 35 Riza Zalameda and No. 38 Jessica Zok ... 1-0 in singles at Big Ten Championship ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on 2/7 and 2/21 ... Partnered with Alexis Prousis to post four and five-match winning streaks, including wins over the fourth, sixth, 17th and 24th-ranked teams in the country ... Pair defeated the No. 1 ranked team of Megan Moulton-Levy and Katrina Zoricic of William and Mary on 4/6 ... Compiled a 27-8 overall doubles record with Prousis including a 17-3 dual record and 5-1 Big Ten record ... Duo reached round of 16 of NCAA Championships ... Pair won two matches in NCAA regionals ... Duo won two matches at Big Ten Championship ... Advanced to the finals of the singles consolation draw at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic ... Advanced to the doubles championship of the consolation draw at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic with Prousis ... Topped the singles standings at the Florida State Invitational ... In the fall, advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships ... Played in finals of ITA Midwest Regional Championships in doubles with Prousis ... Received at-large selection into ITA Indoor National Championships with Prousis.

    2005-06: Compiled a 38-8 overall record, including a 25-1 dual and perfect 13-0 conference mark ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, becoming the third Wildcat in the past four seasons to earn the award ... Named ITA Midwest Freshman of the Year ... Broke the school mark for consecutive singles wins with 29, besting teammate Cristelle Grier's former record of 28 ... Along with Feriel Esseghir, named to the 2006 NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team for the No. 2 doubles spot ... NCAA singles qualifier ... First-team All-Big Ten ... Twice named Big Ten Athlete of the Week (3/29, 4/12) ... Named NU's Hilton Garden Inn Athlete of the Week (4/10) ... Nationally ranked in singles throughout the season, topping out at No. 33 for the February 22 ITA rankings ... Nationally ranked with four doubles teams throughout the season, climbing as high as No. 37 with Esseghir in the March 3 ITA rankings ... Advanced to the singles quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships ... Advanced, alongside Alexis Conill, to the National Collegiate Tennis Championships doubles semifinals ... Advanced to the round of 32 in singles at the NCAA Championships ... Upset Maryland's 33rd-ranked Ramona But in straight sets in her first NCAA Championships singles match (5/24) ... Fell to Stanford's fifth-ranked Alice Barnes in the NCAA Singles Championship second round ... Played No. 1 singles for much of the season, compiling an 8-1 record at the top spot ... Was a perfect 9-0 at No. 2 singles at 8-0 at No. 3 singles throughout the season ... Was 6-1 in dual play against nationally ranked opponents ... Won the most singles matches of any Big Ten freshman ... Owned a team-best .836 singles winning percentage ... Went 30-13 overall in doubles play ... Played alongside Esseghir at No. 2 doubles most of the dual season, where the two compiled a 17-5 record ... Compiled an 11-1 Big Ten doubles record ... Won nine-straight doubles matches alongside Esseghir ... Alongside Esseghir, upset Southern California's 18th-ranked doubles team of Lindsey Nelson and Luana Magnani at the NCAA quarterfinals, helping the Wildcat secure the doubles point ... Posted a 5-4 fall singles record ... Defeated Western Michigan's 109th-ranked Rattiya Hirinrat in the first round of the Western Michigan Super Challenge ... Compiled a 3-5 fall doubles record ... Posted a 3-1 doubles record in the fall with classmate Nazlie Ghazal.

    High School: Ranked as high as No. 84 on International Tennis Federation circuit (2002) ... Participated in the U.S. Open Juniors ... Participated in Australian Open Juniors ... 2004-05 Care Academy Player of the Year ... No. 699 on the International Tennis Federation rankings ... Ranked No. 882 in the Women's Tennis Association.

    Personal: Born Georgia Louise Rose ... Daughter of Graham and Barbara Rose ... Mother swam for England's national swim team ... Father played semi-pro soccer in England ... Chose Northwestern over Vanderbilt, William & Mary and Arkansas ... Major is Human Development and Psychological Services.

    Rose's Stats

    Year Overall Dual Big Ten
    2005-06 38-8 25-1 10-0
    2006-07 26-5 16-2 5-0
    2007-08 35-12 19-7 8-2
    2008-09 26-11 18-5 6-0
    Career 125-36 78-15 29-2