Caitlin Kitchen - 2012
JUNIOR (2012-13): Spring - Started eight singles matches, earning a 3-5 record (1-4 SoCon) at the No. 5 and 6 positions...Earned a conference win against Davidson's Frizzi Bschorer on March 16...Also picked up wins against Nebraska Omaha's Rachel Pierson (March 20) and Bethune-Cookman's Victoria Galyaeva (April 3)...Totaled a 6-4 (2-4 SoCon) doubles record...Played and won one match with Paola Garrido at No. 1 and won the other five at No. 3 with Jordana Klein... Rode a winning streak of five matches and stayed undefeated between Jan. 27 and March 21...Missed a month and a half of play due to an injury. Fall - Won the A doubles draw at the Augusta Challenge partnering with Paola Garrido.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Started 17 singles matches in her sophomore season, primarily at the No. 3 position…Also saw action at No. 2 singles…Began her season with a two-match winning streak…Defeated Presbyterian College’s Cara Caruso by a 7-6, 6-3 score and Mercer’s Melanie Schumilas, 6-2, 6-1…Downed Davidson’s Katharine Dicconson by a 6-2, 6-4 score 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…Posted a 7-7 record in 14 doubles contests with a 4-4 mark in SoCon action...Primarily started at No. 1 doubles but also saw action at the No. 2 position…Won her first three doubles matches of the season…Clinched the doubles point for the team with partner Paola Garrido against non-conference opponents Coastal Carolina and Mercer…Also notched victories over Charleston Southern and conference opponents Samford, Appalachian State, Furman and Wofford…Mainly partnered with Garrido but also teamed with Taylor Jones and Natalie Maffett.
FRESHMAN (2010-11): Began her collegiate career by posting an impressive record of 9-5, including a 6-4 mark in conference play...Played primarily at the number one doubles position with partner Paola Garrido...Also partnered with Allison Beeler, Ali Beavers, and Ashley Hungerford...Won eight of her first nine matches of the year...Partnered with Allison Beeler to notch her first victory of the season over Savannah State...Paired with Paola Garrido to defeat non-conference opponent, Florida A&M, and her first conference opponent, Davidson...Also marked conference wins against Appalachian State, Elon, Chattanooga, and Western Carolina (twice)...Paired with Paola Garrido to clinch the doubles point for the team over Western Carolina in the SoCon Championships, helping send the team into the quarterfinals and marking their first victory in the tournament since 2008...Also posted a singles record of 1-0, defeating Savannah State's Davita Washington without dropping a game.
PREP: Four-year letterwinner at Kennesaw Mountain High School...Three-time team MVP including junior and senior years...Earned the captain's award her junior and senior seasons...First Team All-County in 2010 and Second Team All-County her junior season...Honorable mention all-county following her sophomore campaign...Set high school record with most career wins her senior season...Graduated with honors after holding the highest team GPA her final two years...Member of the National Honors Society and Spanish National Honors Society.
PERSONAL: Born January 7, 1992 in Kennesaw, Georgia...Daughter of Rick and Leslie Kitchen...Majoring in Nutrition.