2005-06 (JUNIOR): Went 14-7 overall in singles and was 6-9 in doubles ... Held a 3-2 record in dual matches in singles ... After losing three of her first five matches, she went on a roll by winning seven straight contests before falling in the SEC Coaches Fall Classic championship to Alabama's Melissa Day in three sets ... Defeated players from Auburn and LSU during her winning streak ... Finished the fall with a 9-4 record in singles and was 4-5 in doubles ... Opened up the spring playing in a tournament in Las Vegas ... Went 2-1 at the event with wins against Erica Schewer of Arizona State and Jessica Leck from Stanford ... Posted dual match singles victories against College of Charleston and Davidson at the No. 5 position ... Won the first SEC match of her career by downing Daysi Espinal of LSU in straight sets 6-3, 7-6(6) at six singles ... Played in matches with Arkansas and Kentucky as well ... Earned a spot on the Dean's List for the fall semester ... Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year ... One of two Gamecocks named an ITA Scholar-Athlete.
2004-05 (SOPHOMORE): Totaled an 11-6 singles mark overall and ended the season with a three-match winning streak ... Had a five-match winning stretch during the fall where she defeated players from Boston, Rutgers, Western Carolina, Wofford and Georgia State ... All of her victories came in straight sets as well ... Competed in three dual matches during the spring and went 3-0 ... Her first career dual-match win came versus Tamar Huppes of Maryland in a pro-set match at six singles ... Her other two wins were at No. 5 singles against opponents from USC-Aiken and Francis Marion ... Lost only three games in duals ... Started the season by winning seven of her first eight matches and went into the Las Vegas tournament with an 8-2 record ... Registered an even 9-9 slate for doubles ... Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second year in a row ... Earned President's List honors from USC for the fall and spring semesters.
2003-04 (FRESHMAN): Recorded an 8-4 mark over the fall season while compiling a 5-1 record in regional play ... After dropping two matches she went 8-2 over her last 10 ... Defeated teammate Ayako Suzuki to win her flight at the Southern Intercollegiate tournament ... Notched a pair of victories at the SEC Coaches Fall Classic against Erin Cohn of Tennessee and Mari Muller from Alabama ... In doubles, Blakely teamed with Fallon Koon to post a 9-4 record overall and a 5-4 mark in the Southeast Region ... The duo won its respective flight at the SEC fall tournament by defeating a team from Auburn 8-2 in the final ... Did not play in the spring ... Made the Dean's List both semesters ... Was a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Went undefeated in 2002 and was ranked No. 1 in the USTA Middle States in the girls' 18-year-old division ... Won 10 straight MSTA tournaments and 42 straight matches in singles ... Ranked No. 1 in MSTA doubles in the girls' 18-year-old division ... 2002 Pennsylvania high school champion ... Three-time state champion at Wyomissing High School ... Ranked No. 99 nationally in the girls' 18-year-old division ... Ranked 15th in the nation in doubles ... Scored a perfect 1600 on the SAT ... Recorded a 4.4 GPA in high school while taking eight advanced placement courses.
PERSONAL: Is a mathematics major ... Born April 18, 1985 ... Her parents are Dr. Thomas and Pamela Blakely ... Has three sisters, Loraine, Martha and Audrey Ann.
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