UNCG Women's Tennis BIO
 Alex Whitehead

Alex Whitehead

Senior (2012-13)
Played in a total of 66 matches … earned First Team All-Conference in doubles with teammate Niltooli Wilkins … named Southern Conference Player of the week for March 11-17 … finished the season 17-15 overall in singles and 7-3 in SoCon play … went 25-9 overall in doubles play, with two different doubles partners … played 33 matches with Wilkins, going 24-9.

Junior (2011-12)
Appeared in a total of 66 matches … Named Southern Conference Athlete of the Week for March 14-20 … SoCon Honor Roll … recipient of the Commissioner’s Medal … received SoCon Academic All-Conference honors … finished the season with a 17-15 mark in singles competition …went 12-9 in dual team matches, 7-3 record in Southern Conference action … overall doubles record of 22-9, going 15-2 with teammate Devon Sutherland … 9-1 in SoCon doubles play.

Sophomore season (2010-11)
Was a first-team All-Southern Conference selection in doubles with Stephanie Macfarlane … went 34-11 in doubles on the year with a 19-2 dual mark and a 9-1 conference record … was 17-2 at No. 1 and 2-0 at No. 2 … she and Macfarlane won their final 14 matches together … went 12-21 in singles play, including an 8-12 dual mark, all at No. 2 … was 6-4 in SoCon play … was an Academic All-SoCon performer in the classroom … was an ITA Scholar Athlete.

Freshman season (2009-10)
Earned second-team All-SoCon honors in both singles and doubles … was all-conference at No. 1 singles and No. 3 doubles with Mikayla Rogers … was also a member of the SoCon All-Freshman Team … played up in the lineup due to injuries on the team … went 9-14 overall in singles with a 6-13 dual mark, all at No. 1 … was 5-5 in league play … was 17-4 in doubles, including a 15-3 dual record … was 8-2 in conference play … was 6-3 at No. 1 and 9-0 at No. 3 … was an ITA Scholar Athlete.

Prior to UNCG
Attended Star of the Sea College for high school, playing tennis for six years there ... played No. 1 doubles ... was ranked No. 21 among under-18 players in Australia and nearly cracked the national top 100 for all ages ... played five years of tennis for Dendy Park club in Brighton, Australia ... also played four years of netball and five years of soccer and cricket for Star of the Sea.

Alexandra F. Whitehead ... born Oct. 18, 1990, in Melbourne, Australia ... daughter of Peter Whitehead and Kate Whitehead ... has two older sisters, Emily and Becky ... majoring in media studies.

Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Victoria, Australia
High School: Star of the Sea College
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