Kayla Duncan
Kayla Duncan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winston-Salem, N.C.

High School:
Statesville Christian Academy

Height:
5-7

Experience:
2L


• All-MWC Singles Team (2009, 2010)
• All-MWC Doubles Team (2009, 2010)

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): All-Mountain West singles and doubles honoree ... Academic All-Mountain West selection ... named the Follett Academic Achievement award winner at the annual awards banquet ... posted a 12-14 overall duals record playing primarily the No. 2 singles position ... went 8-11 in the second slot, while adding a 4-3 record in the No. 3 spot ... faced a total of nine ranked opponents, going 2-7 in those matches ... defeated 27th-ranked Krista Damico of Texas early in the season ... clinched the Mountain West Conference Championship for the Frogs with her match-deciding victory against San Diego State ... was one of the top doubles players, appearing in all but one match at the top position ... teamed mostly with Katarlina Tuohimaa to post 14-6 record ... duo went an impressive 6-1 against ranked opponents ... defeated three tandems ranked in the top 30, including No. 15 Ana Marija Zubori and Dijana Stojic in the NCAA Team Championships ... advanced to the second round of the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships before falling to third-ranked Kristy Frilling and Kali Krisik of Notre Dame ... duo opened the match winning the first set before dropping the next two to end their season ... tandem previously defeated 24th-ranked Elena Chernyakova and Lauren Lul of Northwestern the round before ... ended the 2010 campaign ranked 27th nationally by the ITA ... also played six matches with Nina Munch-Soegaard, going 2-4 during that span ... duo started the season 2-1 with all three matches against opponents ranked in the top 30, including a loss to No. 2 Hilary Barte and Lindsay Burdette ... duo dropped the next three matches, however, and Munch-Soegaard moved to the No. 2 slot the following match ... also displayed a strong fall performance backed by a 13-6 singles record and a 9-3 combined doubles campaign ... went three rounds deep at The Racquet Club College Invitational before falling to No. 96 Aleksandra Malyarchikova of SMU ... had her best performance of the fall at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships, posting a 6-2 record during the tournament ... four of those victories were over ranked opponents en route to advancing deep into the consolation draw ... advanced to the semifinals of the Wilson/ITA Texas Regional Championships with four-straight victories, including one over No. 32 Taylor Ormond of Baylor ... finished her singles campaign with a 1-2 performance at the UNC-Kitty Harrison Invitational ... teamed with Megan Alexander at The Racquet Club College Invitational where the duo claimed the doubles title ... duo defeated No. 33 Lauren Megale and Pichittra Thongdach of Boise State in the championship match ... finished the fall teamed with eventual spring partner Katariina Tuohimaa who went 4-3 together ... duo finished the fall winning their last three matches, defeating 21st-ranked Taylor Marable and Hilary Bartlett from Princeton.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Led TCU with an overall singles record of 27-7 and enjoyed the most wins in the spring with a 17-10 clip from the No. 3, 4 and 5 positions... tied former Frogs Paty Alburto, Rene Simpson and Daria Zoldakova for the second-most wins in a single season by a freshman at TCU (27), falling one victory shy of Lucie Dvorakova's 28-win total (1996)... ended the spring schedule on an 11-match winning streak... earned All-MWC singles honors as the only TCU player to boast a perfect 8-0 record against the league... added wins in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Regionals against No. 38 Tulsa and No. 14 Arkansas, respectively... also led the Frogs with five match-clinching points during the spring, putting away N.C. State, Utah (twice), New Mexico and Tulsa... Duncan secured an overall doubles record of 24-10... also garnered All-MWC doubles accolades alongside partner Katariina Tuohimaa... duo posted an overall spring record of 14-8, while going 6-1 ledger against the league... helped garner the doubles point in the first round of the NCAA Regionals against No. 38 Tulsa... the pairing ended the spring schedule on a seven-match winning streak... named TCU Female Student-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 9... exploded onto the collegiate scene with a 10-1 record in singles play during the fall... tallied the third-most wins of the fall schedule... her only loss of the semester came at the hands of No. 116 Morgan Frank from Texas A&M at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships...Duncan would bounce back to win five straight to take the Consolation Draw Singles crown...topped players from Baylor, LSU, Texas Tech and UTA... turned in a 7-2 doubles record...alongside partner Gaby Mastromarino, the tandem swept through the Bulldog Invitational with four wins over teams from Wake Forest, Indiana and Virginia...the duo advanced into the round of 16 at the Wilson/ITA Southwest Regional Championships.

High School/Juniors: At Reynolds High School, Duncan was a doubles finalist at the state championship her freshman year and won the state doubles title her sophomore season...also named the team MVP both seasons...helped lead Statesville Christian to the 2A state title in 2007...was an All-State selection as a senior, sophomore and freshman...claimed the USTA Southern Girls' 18 Doubles title with partner Whitney Kay in Little Rock, Ark...also competed in the singles portion of the tournament, winning three matches...defeated No. 17 Rachael Hart by a score of 6-3, 7-5 in the consolation bracket...won the 16's Intersectional on the USTA Southern section team, defeating Southern California in the finals.

Personal: Duncan is the daughter of Gerry and Karen Duncan...has two younger sisters, Hannah (16) and Isabel (11)...her mother, Karen, played tennis at Purdue University....plans to study neuroscience and attend medical school.

CAREER STATISTICS

Singles Doubles
Season Dual Overall Dual Overall
2008-09 17-6 27-7 17-8 24-10
2009-10 12-14 25-20 16-10 25-13
Totals 29-20 52-27 33-18 49-23


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