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Christyn Lucas
Christyn Lucas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Gulliver Preparatory

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:
02/10/1985

Experience:
3L

Plays:
Right

2005-06 (JUNIOR): Sat out the fall season because of an injury ... Held a ranking of No. 63 nationally when the fall season began ... Went 7-6 in singles and was 8-9 for doubles ... Her first appearance in a dual match came versus Clemson on Feb. 19 when she teamed with Danielle Wiggins at No. 3 doubles ... Returned to the singles lineup for South Carolina in the spring against Mississippi State on March 3 ... Played No. 6 singles in the contest and was in the same position two days later at Mississippi ... Won both contests for the Gamecocks ... After dropping a couple matches to Georgia and Tennessee, Lucas ripped off four consecutive victories at three singles ... All of her wins came in straight sets against the likes of Winthrop, LSU, Arkansas and Auburn ... Ela Kaluder from Arkansas was ranked 53rd at the time of their match ... Won a three-set battle over Danielle Petrisko of Kentucky by scores of 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 ... Had a difficult end to the season with three consecutive losses to players from Vanderbilt, Florida and Wake Forest ... Made the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight year.

2004-05 (SOPHOMORE): Named USC's 2005 MVP ... Finished the season with a 23-14 record and a 7-3 mark in SEC play ... Played at No. 1 in seven matches and posted a 4-2 record with one match being suspended midway through the second set ... Her regular starting position was No. 2, where she was 10-4 in the spring ... Held a 16-15 doubles slate and was 11-9 in duals ... Posted a 5-3 mark at one doubles and was 6-6 at two ... Began the fall with a No. 111 national ranking and finished at 93rd, which was the highest of her career at the time ... Entered the 2005 NCAA Tournament on a five-match winning streak ... Also had a six-match unbeaten stretch earlier in the year that came after she lost her first two matches of the season ... Named SEC Player of the Week after her performance against Ashley Bentley of Alabama and Isabel Rosenbrock of Auburn ... Her victories in the Alabama, Mississippi and Mississippi State matches gave Carolina 4-3 victories ... In all three of those matches, she was the last match on court with the team score tied at three-all ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's List both semesters.

2003-04 (FRESHMAN): Won her respective singles flight at the Southern Intercollegiate during the fall ... Had a six-match winning streak during the fall en route to a 7-4 record ... Played at No. 2 singles in the spring, where she went 12-8 overall and 6-4 in SEC play ... Her overall SEC performance was 7-4, which was the second-best record on the 2004 team ... Lucas' combined record in singles was 21-12, giving her the second-most wins on the team ... Was 18-16 overall in doubles with an 11-13 dual ledger ... Split time at one and two doubles ... Defeated nationally-ranked opponents Amanda Fish of Vanderbilt and Evgenia Subbotina of Georgia in three sets ... Ended her first year winning five of six matches with the one loss coming to Jennifer Magley of Florida, who was ranked among the national top 25 at the time ... A member of the Dean's List for the fall and spring semesters.

HIGH SCHOOL: High school state champion in 2002 ... Team MVP in 2001 and 2002 ... All-American in 2001 and 2002 ... First-team All-Dade County in 2001 and 2002 ... Winner of the Florida State Closed Championship in 2002.

PERSONAL: Is a marketing major ... Born Feb. 10, 1985 ... Her parents are Phil and Cheryl Lucas ... Has one brother, Phillip.

LUCAS' CAREER STATISTICS
Singles

YearOverallTourn.Dual#1#2#3#4#5#6
2003-0421-127-414-8-12-82-0---
2004-0523-149-814-64-210-4----
2005-067-6-7-6--4-41-10-12-0
Totals51-3216-1235-204-222-126-41-10-12-0

Doubles

YearOverallTourn.Dual#1#2#3
2003-0418-167-311-133-58-8-
2004-0516-155-611-95-36-6-
2005-068-9-8-9-4-74-2
Totals42-4012-930-318-818-214-2

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