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  Whitney Deason
Whitney Deason

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
Kinkaid School

Height:
5-7

2007-08: Concluded the fall season with a 5-4 mark ... enters the spring on a two-match winning streak ... reached the round of 16 at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships ... won three of her four matches at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational.

2006-07: Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... finished the year 25-10 overall and 19-5 in dual match play ... final national ranking of No. 99 ... played the majority of her matches at the No. 4 spot, going 14-3 ... 13-7 against Pac-10 opponents ... 8-4 versus nationally-ranked foes ... 11-2 in home matches ... 9-6 on neutral courts ... 5-6 in three-set matches ... won five of her final seven matches to end the year ... won 11 in a row from Feb. 23-Apr. 6 ... biggest win came against No. 38 Stephanie Kusano of California on Mar. 3 in a 6-4, 6-2 decision ... ranked No. 34 at the start of the fall season ... chalked up a 3-3 record in six fall matches ...two of those three wins came over nationally-ranked opponents, as she edged No. 70 Sarah Anundsen of North Carolina 6-4, 6-4 and blanked No. 103 Caroline Bailly of Nevada 6-0, 6-0 ... teamed with Theresa Logar to form the Car-dinal's No. 3 doubles team and post a team-best 17-6 dual match mark ... the duo was 11-4 against Pac-10 opponents and clinched the doubles point in back-to-back 4-3 regular-season victories during a critical UCLA/USC road trip ... the duo also won six of their final eight matches down the stretch.

2005-06: Finished the season with a No. 48 ranking in singles ... Tallied a 28-8 record with an 19-4 mark in dual matches ... Started the year with a 3-1 record at the Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational ... Advanced to the finals at the NCTC Championship ... Started at the Nos. 3, 4 and 5 positions ... Won three matches during the NCAA Team Championship run ... Advanced to the NCAA Singles Championship Round of 32, where she feel to top-seeded Audra Cohen of Miami in three sets ... Paired with five different teammates in doubles during the year ... Compiled a 7-2 record in dual play, with five wins coming as she doubles with Theresa Logar ... Also posted a 2-1 record at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational in November.

2004-05: Led the Cardinal with a 33-4 record and a 19-1 dual record ... Finished the year with a No. 43 ranking in the final ITA poll ... Won 20 straight matches before dropping a three-set match to No. 5 Jennifer Magley in the NCAA Singles Championship ... Clinched Stanford's 4-2 victory over Clemson in the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Daniela Alvarez ... Clinched Stanford's win over Oregon in the second round with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Anna Leksinska ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai before withdrawing from the tournament due to injury ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Freeman Memorial Championship ... Recorded a runner-up finish in doubles action with Lejla Hodzic in Las Vegas ... Had an impressive fall season, posting a 9-1 record and defeating No. 8 Daria Panova of Oregon at the ITA Northwest Regional ... Captured the Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational title with five-straight victories, including a 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 win over Hodzic, her only three-set match of the fall ... Paired with Hodzic in double play and advanced to the finals of the ITA Northwest Regional Doubles Championship before falling to teammates Alice Barnes and Erin Burdette in the championship.

Prior to Stanford: No. 2 in 2002 United States National Ranking in the Girls' 18 division ... No. 2 in 2002 and 2001 US National Ranking in the Girls' 16 division ... Bill Talbert Sportsmanship Award Winner ... 2002 and 2001 All-SPC ... 2001 winner in Girls 16s singles and doubles at Orange Bowl ... Ranked No. 1 in Texas Girls' 14s, 16s, and 18s ... 2001 Finalist at Girls' 18s Hardcourts ... 2001 Winner of USTA Sportsmanship Award at Girls 16s Hardcourt Nationals ... 2000 Finalist at Girls' 16s Hardcourts.

Personal: Daughter of Brad and Carol Deason ... Enjoys listening to music, reading, and cooking.

Deason's Career Statistics
Singles
Year123456OverallDual
2004-05---11-08-1-33-419-1
2005-06--2-04-213-2-28-819-4
2006-07--2-014-33-2-25-1019-5
TOTALS--4-029-524-5-86-2257-10

Doubles

Year123OverallDual
2004-05-2-017-428-819-4
2005-06-1-06-210-57-2
2006-07-1-017-620-817-6
TOTALS-3-040-1258-2143-12

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