Caroline Dailey
Caroline  Dailey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
The Out-of-Door Academy

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3L

Major:
Finance



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

AWARDS

  • SEC Community Service Team -- 2016
  • ITA Scholar Athlete -- 2014, 2015, 2016
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll -- 2015, 2016
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll -- 2014
  • President's List -- Fall 2013, Spring 2015
  • Dean's List -- Spring 2014
  • AD's Honor Roll -- Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015

IN THE RECORD BOOKS
Season

  • T3rd -- Regular-season SEC doubles wins at No. 2 (7 in 2016)
  • T4th -- Regular-season SEC doubles wins (7 in 2016)


2015-16 (JUNIOR)

ATHLETICS

  • Selected to compete at the NCAA Singles Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
  • Took over the No. 1 spot in the singles lineup where she earned three ranked wins
  • Finished 6-19 in singles and 13-10 in doubles
  • Reliable performer at No. 2 doubles, where she posted a 7-4 SEC record, tying for the team lead in SEC wins
  • Earned a straight-set victory over No. 11 Joana Eidukonyte of No. 21 Clemson (Feb. 20) to set up a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Tigers
  • Pulled off a three-set win over No. 24 Sydney Campbell of No. 5 Vanderbilt (Mar. 10) to even the match at 3-all as the Gamecocks eventually knocked off the defending champions 4-3
  • Knocked off No. 29 Arianne Hartono of No. 40 Ole Miss (Apr. 21) in straight sets to help Carolina sweep the Rebels
  • Clinched South Carolina's win over Tennessee (Apr. 15) with a strong 6-4, 6-2 performance
  • With Brigit Folland, clinched the doubles point against No. 7 Florida (Mar. 26) with a 7-6 (6) tiebreak victory over the nation's No. 30-ranked tandem
  • Did not compete in the fall due to injury

ACADEMICS/COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Named to the SEC Community Service Team
  • Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • A member of the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)

ATHLETICS

  • Moved up from the Nos. 5 and 6 positions to the No. 2 spot as a sophomore
  • Won 20 singles matches for the second year in a row
  • Earned a signature win over defending NCAA singles champion and then-No. 42 Danielle Collins of Virginia in a Jan. 30 dual match in Charlottesville, Va.
  • Received her first career national singles ranking following the win against Collins coming in at No. 121 on Feb. 10
  • Ended the season with a No. 119 singles ranking, the best mark of her career
  • Began the spring ranked No. 58 in doubles with Megen Cochran
  • Reached the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships
  • Won eight of her first nine dual matches to open the spring
  • Grabbed a key win for the Gamecocks in a 4-3 victory over Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Had a ranked win over No. 76 Nadia Ravita of Kentucky on April 5
  • Began playing the No. 1 doubles spot with Hadley Berg against Texas A&M on March 6
  • Ended the season 12-6 playing doubles with Berg that included a 7-6 mark at the top
  • Ranked No. 33 in doubles nationally with Berg in the final ITA poll, the highest billing of her career
  • Earned a top-20 doubles victory against Herring/Perez (20) of Georgia on April 12
  • Also teamed with Cochran and Ximena Siles Luna for doubles in dual matches

ACADEMICS/COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • An ITA Scholar-Athlete honoree for having a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll member for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • President's List member for spring 2015 for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA
  • AD's Honor Roll member for fall 2014 and spring 2015 for achieving a 3.0 GPA
  • Event volunteer at the Tunnels to Towers 5k as well as the Catawba Trail Elementary School fall festival
  • Assisted with the Harvest Hope Food Drive and cleaned and organized a Ronald McDonald House for the holidays
  • Participated in a free tennis clinic given to members of Wildewood Club and was involved in a free tennis clinic hosted by Babcock Foundation


2013-14 (FRESHMAN)

ATHLETICS

  • Tied for the team lead in victories for the fall with an 8-4 record
  • Held down the Nos. 5 and 6 positions during the spring and compiled a 12-7 mark between the two
  • One of three Gamecocks to post 20 wins in singles
  • Played doubles with six different partners throughout the season and compiled a mark of 14-13 overall
  • A regular at No. 3 doubles playing alongside Meghan Blevins, Brigit Folland and Ximena Siles Luna
  • Ended the spring playing with Siles Luna
  • Won the first five singles matches of her career to include a singles title for her respective flight at the Tribe Invitational in September
  • Also snagged the first two SEC matches of her career in straight sets against Missouri and Texas A&M
  • Won a key match versus No. 30 Kentucky over Caitlin McGraw to help the Gamecocks defeat the Wildcats and essentially clinch a bid to the NCAA Tournament
  • Defeated Emily Zabor of Alabama in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament in a match where the Gamecocks nearly upset the top-seeded and No. 3-ranked Crimson Tide
  • Earned a win against a ranked doubles opponent when she teamed with Siles Luna to upend No. 58 Altick/Casares from Vanderbilt in the last regular-season match of the year

ACADEMICS/COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • An ITA Scholar-Athlete honoree for having a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll member for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • President's List member for fall 2013 for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA
  • Dean's List member for spring 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • AD's Honor Roll member for fall 2013 and spring 2014 for achieving a 3.0 GPA
  • Volunteered at Harvest Hope Food Bank
  • Assisted in conducting a free tennis clinic for Wildewood Country Club and a Ladies League Night


HIGH SCHOOL

  • Coached by Mike Wilson
  • Won the wildcard into the WTA $25,000 in Osprey, Fla., in April 2011 and competed against top American pro Coco Vandeweghe in the first round
  • Also won the USTA US Open National Playoffs Florida Sectional Qualifying Tournament
  • Played in a WTA $50,000 event in Osprey in March 2013 as well as a $25,000 in Innisbrook, Fla., and a $10,000 in Gainesville, Fla., both during spring 2013
  • Ended the 2012 season with a 1,158 WTA ranking
  • Achieved a career-high ranking of 1,142 in March 2012
  • Skewed her competition schedule more toward ITF tournaments rather than American events to get the most international exposure as possible

CAREER SINGLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2013-14 20-11 8-4 12-7 (5-3) 7-5 (3-3) 5-2 (2-0)
2014-15 23-19 10-8 13-11 (3-9) 1-0 (0-0) 12-11 (3-9)
2015-16 6-19 0-1 6-18 (2-10) 3-15 (2-10) 3-3 (0-0)
Total 49-49 18-13 31-36 (10-22) 4-15 (2-10) 15-14 (3-9) 7-5 (3-3) 5-2 (2-0)

CAREER DOUBLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2013-14 14-13 6-4 8-9 (5-5) 8-9 (5-5)
2014-15 25-14 13-5 12-9 (6-6) 7-6 (5-5) 3-0 (0-0) 2-3 (1-1)
2015-16 13-10 13-10 (7-4) 3-2 (0-0) 10-8 (7-4)
Total 52-37 19-9 33-28 (18-15) 10-7 (5-5) 13-9 (7-4) 10-12 (6-6)