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Nicole Perez
Nicole Perez
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Fountain Hills, Ariz.
High School: Fountain Hills
Major: Exercise Science

Academic Notes: Majoring in exercise science...Two-time Big Sky All Academic selection...Four-time Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete Award recipient in 2010-13...3.60 GPA in High School.

2013 (Senior): All-Big Sky second team...19-8 overall singles record, 9-1 Big Sky singles record at No. 5 and 6...Went 12-7 as primary No. 6 singles player...Tied school record for single-season singles victories...Led in team in overall and Big Sky singles victories...Recorded two win streaks of seven or more matches...Had nine-match winning streak from March 10-April 6...Won at No. 6 singles in Big Sky Championship quarterfinal vs. Montana State...16-10 overall doubles record, 9-1 Big Sky doubles record at No. 2...Teamed primarily with Ghizelene Doballah, as the duo went 16-9 overall as primary No. 2 doubles team...Won 13 consecutive matches to end the season...1-2 singles record and 0-3 doubles record during fall 2012 play.

2012 (Junior): 4-16 overall singles record, 3-3 Big Sky singles record...Went 2-9 as primary No. 5 singles player...5-13 overall doubles record, 2-2 Big Sky doubles record...Teamed primarily with Alice Pacaut, as the duo went 3-5 overall and 3-4 as primary No. 3 doubles team...7-6 singles record and 3-7 doubles record during fall 2011 play.

2011 (Sophomore): 9-8 overall singles record, 3-3 Big Sky singles record at No. 5 and 6...Defeated Sianna Simmons of No. 20 Arizona State, 6-2, 6-3 at No. 6 on February 11...Won six straight singles matches between February 19 and March 21...Won at No. 5 singles in Big Sky Championship semifinal vs Montana...9-7 overall doubles record, 3-2 Big Sky doubles record at No. 2 and 3...Went 9-5 with senior Aimee Oki as primary No. 3 doubles team...Won five straight doubles matches between February 19 and March 5...Led at No. 3 in both Big Sky Championship semifinal and final when doubles points were clinched...7-6 in singles and 3-5 in doubles during Fall 2010 play.

2010 (Freshman): All-Big Sky honorable mention...13-6 overall singles record, 6-2 mark in Big Sky singles at No. 4, 5 and 6...12-5 record as primary No. 5 singles player, 0-1 at No. 4, 1-0 at No. 6...Won 10-straight singles matches from February 19 through April 5...Won 10 matches in straight sets...Recorded a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) victory at No. 6 singles against Montana in Big Sky Championship semifinal...14-5 overall doubles record, 7-1 mark in Big Sky doubles...Teamed with Aimee Oki to go 14-4 overall and 12-3 as primary No. 2 doubles team...Won eight-straight doubles matches from February 19 through April 4...Recorded an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles against Montana in Big Sky Championship Semifinal...9-4 singles record and 7-4 doubles record in Fall 2009 play, including singles and doubles championships at UC Irvine Fall Invitational. 

High School: Played tennis individually for six years and for Fountain Hills High School for one season...Was undefeated and won a state high school championship in 2008...Played in several USTA tournaments as an individual...Finished No. 1 in the 14's age group, in the top-five in the 16's age group and in the top-10 in the 18's age group in the Southwest section...Defeated a No. 4 seed in a USTA national tournament.

Personal: Nicole Maria Perez was born Oct. 2, 1990 in Mesa, Ariz....Daughter of David and Kathy Perez...One older brother, Adam, played tennis at Northern Colorado...Enjoys hiking, biking, running and traveling.

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