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  Celia Durkin
Celia Durkin

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA

High School:
Calabasas

Last College:
Harvard

Height:
5-8

2007-08: Played in just three matches during the fall season while battling injury ... her only victory came in the form of a 6-3, 6-2 win over Pa-cific's Olga Cumenyuk in the round of 64 at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships ... reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Northwest Re-gional Championships with Lindsay Burdette ... awarded a No. 18 regional ranking.

2006-07: All-American ... All-Pac-10 Second Team selection ... All-Academic Pac-10 honoree ... wrapped up her season at 30-13 overall and 15-6 in duals ... finished with a final ranking of No. 14 ... one of the Cardinal's most consistent players, reached the round of 16 in NCAA Sin-gles action ... 15-8 against nationally-ranked opponents ... 16-8 versus Pac-10 foes ... 9-2 in home matches ... recorded a season-best eight-match winning streak from Mar. 10-Apr. 7 ... reached the singles semifinals of the Pac-10 Championship ... played a team-best 43 matches ... finished 4-2 in the postseason ... teamed with Jessica Nguyen to finish 12-5 overall as the squad's No. 2 doubles team ... finished the fall sea-son with a 10-4 overall singles record ... won her final four matches of the fall season, claiming the consolation title at the ITA National Indoor Championships ... also reached the consolation final of the ITA All-American Championships ... playing with Nguyen, finished 5-2 and reached the championship match of the ITA Northwest Regional.

2005-06: Earned All-America honors with a quarterfinal appearance in the NCAA Singles Championship ... Finished her first season at Stanford with a No. 27 ranking in singles and a No. 26 ranking in doubles with Amber Liu ... Notched a perfect 23-0 dual record, playing primarily at the No. 6 spot ... Finished the season with a 36-5 record in singles and a 28-5 mark in doubles ... Owned a 25-match win streak between January and April before falling in the Round of 16 at the Pac-10 Championship ... Named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team, as she notched straight-set wins in the Cardinal's quarterfinal, semifinal and championship matches ... In the NCAA Singles Championship, knocked off three ranked opponents, including No. 16 Zuzana Cerna of Baylor, before falling in the quarters in three sets ... In the fall, ad-vanced to the semifinals of the ITA Northwest Regional before falling to teammate Theresa Logar ... Earned a bid to the NCAA Doubles Cham-pionship with Liu, but the pair decided to withdraw to concentrate on singles play ... The two posted a 21-1 record in dual matches, mostly at the No. 2 position ... Ended their season on a 19-match win streak, capping the year with an 8-3 victory over Miami's Audrey Banada and Monika Dancevic in the NCAA Championship to help the Cardinal secure the doubles point ... Played doubles with Liu at the ITA Northwest Regional in the fall, posting a 3-1 mark while advancing to the semifinals.

2004-05 (at Harvard): Named the 2005 Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... A First-team All-Ivy selection in singles ... Posted a team-best 28 singles wins (28-8) ... Went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 9-1 at No. 2 singles ... Provided the match clinching wins in both of Harvard's first and sec-ond round NCAA tournament matches ... Ranked No. 33 in doubles with partner Melissa Anderson with a 26-6 record and First-Team All-Ivy honors ... An NCAA qualifier in doubles with Anderson.

Prior to College: Four-time letterwinner in tennis at Calabasas High School in Los Angeles ... Captain of her squad ... Named team MVP all four years ... Earned First-Team All-League every year and All-City MVP as a senior ... Helped her squad to a CIF Championship and captured the CIF doubles championship.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Dianne ... Father played collegiate tennis at California ... Transferred from Harvard after her freshman year ... Interested in an interdisciplinary major in the humanities ... Enjoys playing Frisbee, singing and playing the piano.

Durkin's Career Statistics
Singles
Year123456OverallDual
2005-06---1-05-017-036-523-0
2006-07-2-013-6---30-1315-6
TOTALS-2-013-61-05-017-066-1838-6

Doubles

Year123OverallDual
2005-061-020-1-28-521-1
2006-074-210-4-22-1014-6
TOTALS5-230-5-50-1535-7

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