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Meritt Emery
Meritt Emery

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Christian Academy

Height:
5-2

Experience:
3L



2011 (SENIOR):
Recorded 14 singles wins, seven of which came in dual match play, during her senior season ... gave Alabama a 2-0 lead in the first round of the NCAA Championships against Utah ... posted a 2-1 record at the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic in singles play ... finished the Duke Fab Four Invitational with a 202 record, collecting a pair of three set victories ... won one match at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic before having to withdraw with an injury ... went 1-1 in the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships ... teamed up with Tiffany Welcher to defeat Vanderbilt's Nelly Radeva and Keilly Ulery 8-6 at the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic ... the duo also won their doubles flight at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic, with no match being closer than 8-4 ... collected one doubles win at Southern Regionals before losing to the 27th-ranked duo of Connor Vogel and Gabby Rangel of Mississippi.

2010 (JUNIOR):
Ranked No. 15 in the Southern region in the March 4 poll ... collected seven dual wins in singles during the spring ... compiled a 6-1 record at the No. 4 singles position ... provided the clinching victory against No. 32 TCU with her 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 triumph at the No. 4 spot ... picked up 11 dual wins in doubles, all at the No. 3 position ... won five doubles matches against conference opponents.

2009 (SOPHOMORE):
Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... recorded 21 singles victories and 14 doubles victories on the season ... won all three of her doubles matches with Tunaru at the SEC Fall Coaches Classic ... won the Silver Draw at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic ... a steady competitor at the No. 4 singles position, opening up the spring season with six consecutive straight sets wins ... collected eight singles victories against ranked teams ... was second on the team in singles wins during the spring, notching a 15-7 record ... played all of her doubles matches at the No. 3 position, picking up a win over No. 65 Oregon with Godwin.

2008 (FRESHMAN):
Posted a team high 17 singles victories and 14 doubles victories ... played in every match for the Tide at the No. 4 singles slot ... earned one ranked win over the 58th ranked Courtney Ulery from Vanderbilt ... added two more conference singles wins over Mississippi and No. 31 South Carolina ... teamed with Tiffany Welcher to go 3-2 in doubles at No. 3 and 2-5 at No. 2 ... picked up the only Tide win in the SEC Tournament at No. 2 doubles with Welcher.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Won three state high school championships ... won the 2006 Kentucky State Junior Championship 2005 ranked No. 75 nationally ... 2005 and 2006 High School All-American ... 2003-2006 All-State honors and All-Region honors.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Born January 2, 1989 ... daughter of Dennis and Brenda Emery ... Has two brothers, Matthew and Andrew ... majoring in human development & family studies.