Alexis Prickett - 2012
SOPHOMORE: Fall - Won the doubles C flight at the Augusta Challenge...Partnered with newcomer Jordana Klein and finished the tournament 3-0.
FRESHMAN: Began her collegiate career by starting in 12 singles contests, primarily at the No. 2 position…Notched her first career victory over Presbyterian College’s Greer Ransom, 6-2, 6-1…Won her conference opener over Karen Jimenez of Western Carolina, 6-4, 7-6…Downed Davidson’s Nisha Crouser in the first round of the SoCon Championship, helping send the Eagles into the SoCon quarterfinals for the second-consecutive season and sixth in the eight-year tenure of Head Coach Amy Bonner…Also started in 12 doubles matches, mainly at the No. 1 position…Won non-conference matches with partner Natalie Maffett against Coastal Carolina, Presbyterian College, and Florida A&M…Primarily partnered with Maffett but also played with Paola Garrido and Mimi Bollaci…Missed a month’s time due to injury.
PREP: Ranked in the top-3 in the state of South Carolina...5-star recruit on tennisrecruiting.net...Helped lead team to state championship her freshman year...Three year letterwinner in tennis and also lettered in cheerleading and basketball.
PERSONAL: Full name is Mary Alexis Prickett...Born on November 9, 1992, in Charleston, South Carolina...Daughter of Keever and Susan Prickett...Her grandfather, Mackie Prickett, played quarterback at the University of South Carolina and is in the USC Hall of Fame...Chose Georgia Southern because "I really liked my team and coach"...Biggest influence on her life as an athlete is her grandfather because "he was such a hard worker"...Majoring in Exercise Science.