Marjorie Ondeck
Marjorie Ondeck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monroe, Ct.

High School:
St. Joseph HS

Height:
5-6

Experience:
2L

Honors:
Dean's List (Fall 2006); Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2006); C-USA Academic Honor Roll (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09).


Fall 2009: Put up a 3-5 singles record during the fall season while battling through an injury...Opened the season with two wins at the Memphis Invitational...Defeated Murray State's Alexis Webb, 6-2, 6-2...Upended UT Martin's Corinna Reischl, 6-3, 6-1...Lone loss of Memphis Invitational came at hands of Samford's Andrie Meiring, 7-6(9), 0-6, 10-8...Went 1-2 at the Hoosier Classic in Bloomington, Ind...Picked up a win over Kansas State's Karla Bonacic, 6-0, 6-2...Fell to opponents from Kansas State and Indiana at Hoosier Classic...Went 0-1 at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional in Cincinnati, Ohio, losing in the first round to Vanderbilt's Hannah Blatt, 6-2, 7-5...Went 0-1 at Florida State Invitational, losing only match to Florida State's Jessica Sucupira, 6-0, 6-1...Teamed with freshman Andrea Arques-Garcia to go 3-5 in doubles during the fall...Opened the fall going 1-1 at Memphis Invitational...Picked up victory over Tulane's Sharon Siegel and Jessica Lange, 9-7...Lost to Samford's Stephanie Parkinson and Kristin Lewis, 9-7...Put up 1-3 record at Hoosier Classic...Upended Kansas State's Carmen Borau Ramos and Ana Gomez Aleman, 8-4...Lost matches to foes from LSU, Mississippi State and Indiana in Hoosier Classic doubles draw...Went 1-1 in doubles at Florida State Invitational...Secured victory over Furman's Jenny Porter and Brooke Mosteller, 9-8(7-5)...Lost match to South Florida's Natalie Guevara and Jessica Zok, 8-4.

Spring 2009: Fell to 57th-ranked Yvette Hyndman of Georgia after falling in the first set, 1-6, but winning the second set, 6-3, forcing a tiebreaker...Hyndman won the tiebreaker, 10-3...Picked up two wins at the Samford Winter Invitational defeating Martina Dessbesell of Jacksonville State and UAB's Giorgia Romeo...Picked up five victories over opposition from Conference USA, including win over Romeo...Also upended UAB's Evelien Strijker, Houston's Lucy Forward, Southern Miss' Alexandra Kaluza and UTEP's Martina Trierweiler...Lost two matches to ranked opposition, falling 6-2, 6-3, to No. 71 Karen Njissen of Ole Miss and 6-0, 6-3 to 82nd-ranked Anouk Tigu of Arkansas...Finished season with a record of 12 wins and 14 losses...Also picked up singles wins over opponents from Middle Tennessee, Southeast Missouri State, Austin Peay, Murray State, UT-Martin, and Lipscomb...Teamed with Marjorie Ondeck to go 10-4 at the No. 1 singles position...Murdock and Ondeck won their last six matches of the season...Tandem defeated opponents from conference foes Tulane, Southern Miss, Houston and UAB...Also picked up doubles victories over opponents from Middle Tennessee, Arkansas State, Loyola Marymount, Cal State Northridge, Southeast Missouri State, Austin Peay, Murray State, Stephen F. Austin, UT Arlington, Samford, UT Martin, Lipscomb and Jacksonville State.

Fall 2008: Earned win over Andrea Rivera of Charlotte in the first round of the Roberta Alison Fall Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala...Fell to Lauren Meier from No. 22 Kentucky in the second round in a match that went three sets, 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 ... Bounced back in the consolation bracket with a win over Mississippi State's Radka Ferencova, 6-4, 6-4 ... Lost her first round match at the 2008 William & Mary Invitational in Williamsburg, Va., to Erin Clark of Richmond, 6-3, 6-4 ... Fell to Boston College's Lauren Cash, 6-1, 6-3, in the second round of play ... Lost to Lindsey Jones of the 39th-ranked Louisville Cardinals program in the first round of the ITA Southeast Regional, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4 ... Paired with Ashley Murdock at the ITA Southeast Regional to advance all the way to the semifinal round of the doubles competition ... The tandem upended a double's team from Campbell University in the first round ... In the second round the pair defeated 17th-ranked North Carolino's duo of Austin Smith and Meg Fanjoy, 8-3 ... The pair won 8-2 over 24th-rated Tennessee's tandem of Caitlin Whoriskey and Zsofia Zubor in the following round ... In the fourth round, they defeated UNC Greensboro's Arielle Vonstrolley and Alejandra Guerra ... In the semifinal round the duo lost to 36th-rated North Carolina State's pair of Berkeley Brock and Lenka Hojckova, 8-1 ... Teamed with Murdock to win two matches at the William & Mary Invitational in Williamsburg, Va., defeating Richmond's Erin Clark and Xenia Schneider, 8-6, and Elon's Anna Milian and Elisa Simonetti, 8-2.

Spring 2008: Posted a 16-14 overall record for the most singles wins on the team ... Was 12-7 in duals ... Had a 0-1 mark at the No. 1 singles position ... Was 5-2 at the No. 2 spot ... Posted a 7-3 record at the No. 3 position ... Had an 0-1 mark at the No. 4 spot ... Second on the team in doubles wins with 16 ... Teamed with Lindsey Wiseman for a 5-5 mark ... Partnered with Ashley Murdock for a 9-7 overall doubles record, including a 6-6 mark at the No. 1 spot and a 3-1 mark at the No. 2 doubles position ... Also combined with Amanda Brown for a 1-2 doubles record.

Fall 2008: Posted a 4-7 record in fall play ... Earned victory over Ali Blackett of Southern Miss, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5, in the Ole Miss Fall Tennis Classic ... Defeated Zeljka Juricek of New Mexico State, 6-3, 3-6, 1--9, in the consolation round of the Miner Fall Invitational ... Marched to a 6-4, 6-2 win over Erlyn Rudico of Air Force in the Air Force Fall Invitational ... Defeated Caitlin Khouri of Lipscomb in the University of Memphis Fall Classic ... Had a 6-6 doubles mark in the fall ... Teamed with Lindsey Wiseman to post four victories at the Air Force Fall Invitational ... Also partnered with Dara Toulch to defeat Olivia Ellis and Kara Jackson of Lipscomb.

Spring 2007: Capped her first year in Memphis with a 7-16 mark in singles play, tying for the team lead with Amanda Brown ... Was 1-11 in dual season play, all at No. 1 singles before missing the last part of the season due to injury ... Teamed with Dara Toulch for an 0-10 record at No. 1 doubles during the spring and 0-1 with Ekin Zafir, also at No. 1 after going 3-6 in doubles during the fall with Alex Tjioe before Tjioe's December graduation.

Fall 2006: Went 6-5 in her first collegiate semester...Picked up her first career singles victory over Central Arkansas' Petra Keilova, 6-2, 7-5 ... Went 3-1 in her first collegiate tournament at UALR ... Was 0-3 at the Air Force Academy Tournament in singles ... Claimed her first collegiate singles title by winning the consolation title in Division I singles at the University of Memphis tournament with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Samford's Katie McMiller ... Teamed with now-graduated Alex Tjioe in doubles, posting a 2-5 mark ... Named to the Dean's List and the Tiger 3.0 Club folliowing her first collegiate semester.

Prep: Was the No. 1 singles player at St. Joseph HS for all four of her prep seasons, where she was coached by Betty Blake, the mother of ATP tennis player James Blake ... Was an All-State honoree for four seasons ... Was also privately coached by Matt Daly and Evan Paushter at the Tennis Club of Trumbull ... Was the No. 5 ranked singles player and the No. 3 ranked doubles player in the USTA New England Region Girls U18 rankings...Was No. 89 on the season in the national doubles team rankings with a 5-2 mark in USTA play.

Personal: Daughter of WTA tennis professional Beth Norton ... Started playing tennis when she was three or four, but said she didn't get serious about tennis until giving up soccer when she was a freshman in high school.

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