Four Stanford players won second-round matches on Friday afternoon, opening play at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northwest Regional Championships at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
2010-11: Finished season at 2-4 overall ... made collegiate debut on Oct. 22, falling to Washington's Lina Xu 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round of the ITA Northwest Regional Championships ... collected first career singles win on Jan. 15 at the Freeman Memorial Invitational, defeating USC's Hayley Miller 6-4, 6-2 ... second win of the year also came against Miller on Apr. 29 at the Pac-10 Championships.
Prior to Stanford: 2010 graduate of University School of Milwaukee ... 2010 National High School Tennis All-American recipient of the 2010 Frank Parker Award-Wisconsin Player of the Year ... recipient of 2010 Helen Schockley Award-Midwest Player of the Year ... consistently ranked among top-50 nationally as a junior ... winner of Peach State in Atlanta Girls 14's ... finalist at National Open Girls 16's ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... member of the National Cum Laude Society.
Personal: Parents are Scott and Gretchen Ecker ... father, Scott, played golf at Wisconsin ... brother, Sam, is a member of the Stanford men's tennis team ... has a sister, Madeline, who was also the 2010 Wisconsin state singles tennis champion ... hobbies include traveling, skiing, painting, backpacking and spending time with family and friends.