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    Veronica Corning
    Veronica Corning

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Beverly, Mass.

    High School:
    Pingree School

    Last College:
    Boston College

    Height:
    5-10



    10/09/2013

    Northwestern Travels to Michigan for ITA Midwest Regionals

    Six day event for a trip to the National Indoor Championships

    10/06/2013

    Action Concludes at Wildcat Invitational

    Three Northwestern doubles teams notch wins

    05/29/2013

    Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Announced

    Wildcats total over 200 Academic All-B1G awards for the third straight academic year

    05/18/2013

    NU's Season Ends With Controversial Loss to Miami, 4-3

    Wildcats edged in NCAA thriller

    05/16/2013

    Northwestern Squares Off With Miami in NCAA Round of 16

    Wildcats defeated Hurricanes 4-2 on Feb. 10

    2013-14: Upset Michigan's ninth-ranked Emina Bektas 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 (4/5) ...Won her third Big Ten Player of the Week award on March 25 ...Partnered with Alicia Barnett to defeat the 2nd-ranked doubles team in the country from Georgia Tech on the Wildcats way to a 7-0 shutout (3/21) ... Earned her second Big Ten Player of the Week award after defeating Indiana's No. 65-ranked Katie Klyczek 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 (2/20) ...Named Big Ten Women's Tennis Player of the Week on Jan. 29 ... Started season with four straight wins over ranked opponents, including a 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (7) victory over No. 14 Cristina Stancu of No. 7 Texas A&M (2/7).

    2012-13: Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... Northwestern's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Enters NCAA round of 16 having won 13-consecutive doubles matches with partner Alicia Barnett at the No. 2 spot dating back to March 24 ... Has played at the No. 1 spot the second half of the dual match season after starting the year at No. 2 ... Ranked as high as No. 96 in singles by ITA ... Handed No. 23 Whitney Kay of top-ranked North Carolina her first loss of the season with a three-set win (3/24) ... Clinched the doubles point in NU's 4-2 win over No. 10 Miami (2/10), rolling to an 8-3 finish with Barnett ... Notched an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles with Barnett in a win over Nebraska's 82nd-ranked duo of Stefanie Weinstein and Janine Weinreich in the Big Ten tournament semifinals ... Clinched the Wildcat's 4-3 win over No. 26 Purdue with a tight 7-6 (3), 6-4 win over No. 108 Mara Schmidt (1/26) ... Notched a 6-3, 6-4 win over No. 57 Lina Lileikite to give NU a 3-0 lead in an eventual 4-2 victory against No. 10 Miami (2/10) ... Upset No. 91 Marie Casares of Vanderbilt, 7-6 (3), 6-1 in just her third dual match of the season (1/31) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2011-12: Northwestern's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Led the team with nine conference wins ... Helped Northwestern advance to the third round of the NCAA Championship with a win against Jennifer Kellner of Notre Dame (5/12) ... Earned her third straight doubles win with Linda Abu Mushrefova against No. 47 Indiana (4/22) ... Won her sixth straight Big Ten match against Michigan State's Katarina Lingl (4/7) ... Advanced her conference record to 5-0 during team wins over Minnesota (3/30) and Wisconsin (4/1) ... Remained undefeated in Big Ten singles play with wins at No. 4 over Iowa's Katie Zordani (3/24) and Nebraska's Madeleine Geibert (3/25) ... Teamed with Brittany Wowchuk for a second doubles win of the season vs. DePaul (3/21) ... Collected the first Big Ten win of her career against Rachael White of Illinois (3/10) ... Posted her second singles win at NU against Virginia's Hana Tomlijanovic at the ITA National Indoor Team Championship ... Partnered with Linda Abu Mushrefova for first ever No. 1 doubles win, 9-7, at No. 3 Duke ... Collected first singles win as a Wildcat at No. 2 against Dartmouth's Akiko Okuda, 7-6, 6-1 (1/28) ... Teamed with Wowchuk at No. 2 to notch first doubles win of season against the Big Green ... Debuted at No. 2 singles in NU's match against No. 15 Vanderbilt (1/21) ... Earned three wins in singles play at Northwestern debut during Spring Wildcat Invitational ... Also won four doubles matches over the three-day event.

    Prior to Northwestern: Played in 2010-11 at Boston College ... Helped the Golden Eagles achieve their highest ITA ranking in program history (No. 33) and best-ever ACC finish ... Posted 10 wins in singles competition including an upset of No. 101 Erin Vierra of Virginia ... Earned six wins at the top doubles position ... Two-time recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

    High School: Comepted at the Pingree School in Hamilton, Mass. ... Did not lose a set throughout her high school career ... Three-time EIL Most Valuable Player (2008-2010) ... Ranked No. 24 nationally by Tennis Recruting Network (TRN) ... Ranked the No. 2 player in the New England 18-and-under section by TRN ... Earned a place on the Boston Globe All-Scholastic teams three straight years (2008-2010) ... Also participated in field hockey, equestrian and lacrosse at Pingree.

    Personal: Born Veronica Corning ... Daughter of Dwight and Angela Corning ... Transferred to Northwestern following a year and a half at Boston College ... Major is undeclared.

    Corning's Stats

    SINGLES

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3 4 5 6
    2010-11 (BC) 15-18 10-12 5-6 -- -- 0-3 2-1 8-9 -- --
    2011-12 15-12 15-12 -- 9-2 -- 1-2 0-2 14-8 -- --
    2012-13 15-15 13-7 4-2 5-6 3-7 5-6 3-0 -- -- --
    2013-14 22-12 13-9 9-3 8-3 13-9 -- -- -- -- --
    Career 67-57 51-40 18-11 22-11 16-16 6-11 5-3 22-17 -- --

    DOUBLES

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3
    2010-11 (BC) 11-21 5-16 6-5 -- 0-11 5-6 --
    2011-12 10-16 10-16 -- 6-5 7-8 1-6 2-2
    2012-13 22-11 18-7 4-4 7-1 -- 16-7 2-0
    2013-14 25-10 11-7 14-3 7-3 11-7 -- --
    Career 68-58 44-46 24-12 20-9 18-26 22-19 4-2