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    Former Wildcat Murray Earns Wimbledon Wildcard Entries

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Samantha Murray was a four-time All-Big Ten selection during her time at Northwestern.
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    Samantha Murray was a four-time All-Big Ten selection during her time at Northwestern.
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    June 14, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. - Former Northwestern standout Samantha Murray has earned wildcard selections in both singles and doubles play for the upcoming 2013 Wimbledon Championships in her native England.

    Murray, a 2010 NU graduate, received one of the eight singles wildcard picks as well as one of the seven doubles selections along with partner Jade Windley. She is currently ranked No. 240 in the world in singles.

    During her time as a Wildcat, Murray earned four All-Big Ten selections and became the third player in school history to qualify for the NCAA Singles Championships all four years. She was recognized as the 2007 Big Ten Freshman of the Year and helped Northwestern capture conference titles each of her four seasons.

    The Championships get underway June 24 and run through July 7 in the southwest district of London.

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