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Melinda Johnson
Player Profile:
Melinda Johnson 2046045
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: Blue Valley West
Other College: Kansas
Experience: Transfer

2015-16 -- Finished singles with 10 overall wins and nine in duals play from the Nos. 1-2 positions… finished doubles overall with 14 wins, tied for seventh in UMKC history, and 10 duals wins from the No. 1 spot, including going 2-1 with Raquel Argenal, 7-9 with Dimitra Stavrianakou and 1-1 with Marina Albert… named to All-WAC Tournament Team… went 2-3 in WAC singles play with wins at No. 2 over Chicago State and Seattle and 3-2 in WAC doubles play at No. 1 with partner Stavrianakou with wins over UTRGV, New Mexico State and Chicago State… won her singles match at No. 2 over UTRGV in the WAC Tournament… team with Albert at No. 1 doubles to beat Nebraska and with Stavrianakou at No1. Doubles to beat No. 55 Oklahoma.

Before UMKC -- Played one semester at Kansas before transferring to UMKC in the Spring of 2015...  She played only one season in high school, her sophomore year at St. Thomas Aquinas... She posted a 36-0 record, earned all-metro honors, EKL champion, regional champion... In club tennis she was ranked in the top 200 in girls 16 and 18-under... Her sectional ranking was as high as No. 3 in 16's... She was also ranked No. 110 in her class on tennisrecruiting.net.

Personal -- Born March 7, 1996 in Overland Park... Daughter of Rick and Laurie Johnson... Her dad played tennis at Johnson County C.C... She has one younger sister, Melissa... Majoring in pre-pharmacy. 


CAREER STATISTICS

Singles Results 

YEAR Overall League No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2016 10-17 2-3 2-4 7-10 - - - -
TOTALS 10-17 2-3 2-4 7-10 - - - -

Doubles Results

YEAR Overall League No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2016 14-13 3-2 10-11 - -
TOTALS 14-13 3-2 10-11 - -

2016 Individual match-by-match

 

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