Melissa Beré
Melissa Beré


Midland, Mich.

High School:
H.H. Dow




2007-08 (SENIOR): Competed at the No. 6 singles position against Wyoming on Senior Day at TCU.

2006-07 (JUNIOR): Posted a record of 2-5 in singles in the fall... Competed at Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships and Mean Green Invite... Went 1-2 in doubles with Karine Ionesco at Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships... Defeated duo from Rice in round of 64 before facing top-ranked tandem from LSU in round of 32.

2005-06 (SOPHOMORE): Played in one tournament during the fall, going 2-2 in singles and 0-3 in doubles with Alexandra Allin...After falling in her first match to Kristen Reid of SMU at the Mean Green Invitational, Beré compiled two straight victories...The first was over Jolinda Bouwer from Tyler Junior College 7-5, 6-0...The next day, she defeated Bouwer's teammate Austin Mills 1-6, 6-1, (10-7)...Fell in the consolation final of her singles flight to Marissa Brown from Texas-Arlington...Beré and Allin lost matches to duos from Texas Tech, Tyler Junior College and SMU while competing at the Mean Green Invitational.

2004-05 (FRESHMAN): Compiled a 2-10 singles record...Posted a 3-8 doubles mark playing with Lindsay McBride and Lizzy Kenfield...Won her first collegiate match against Thais Bortoletto of Louisiana-Lafayette 6-4, 6-1 at the Mean Green Invitational...Her second came against Stacy Lish from Lee Junior College at the Rice Tennis Classic...Also competed at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships and the ASU Thunderbird Invitational...Beré and McBride's one victory was against a duo from Northwestern State at the ITA regional...Won two matches playing with Kenfield...Both came against teams from Lee Junior College at the Rice tournament.

High School/Junior: Was a three-time all-state selection at H.H. Dow High School...A two-time state singles champion...Reached the Michigan state semifinals in 2003...Tabbed the team's Most Valuable Player...Earned Saginaw Valley Player of the Year honors...A member of National Honor Society...Made H.H. Dow's honor roll all four years...Her high school coach was Robb Stone.

Personal: Is enrolled in the TCU College of Science and Engineering...Majoring in Biology with a minor in Spanish...The daughter of Bob and Trish Beré...Her brother David played tennis at Wake Forest...Another brother, Matt, played tennis at TCU for two seasons before closing out his career at San Diego State...Likes to water ski in her spare time.


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