Women's Tennis Advances to ITA Kickoff Championship
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE) NCAA Doubles Champion with Maya Jansen (second straight season) … ITA Doubles All-American (second straight season) … ITA Women’s Doubles Team of the Year (second straight season) … First Team All-SEC … SEC Player of the Week (March 11) … SEC Academic Honor Roll … Routliffe capped her second season at The Capstone with her second consecutive NCAA Doubles Championship with partner Maya Jansen to become just the third doubles team in the history of NCAA women’s tennis to win back-to-back national titles … Routliffe/Jansen turned in an overall record of 32-4 in 2014-15, the most wins by a doubles pairing in the history of the Alabama women’s tennis program … the duo owns a two-year record of 57-8, already the third-best mark in UA women’s tennis history … the Tide’s top duo for the duration of the campaign ended the dual match season with a commanding 19-2 (9-1 SEC) record and carried a perfect 15-0 mark into week nine of the conference season … defeated six top 10 tens over the course of the season including Cal’s No. 5 Klara Fabikova/Zsofi Susanyi, Oklahoma State’s No. 5 Viktoriya Lushkova/Kelsey Laurente, Miami’s No. 8 Lina Lileikite/Stephanie Wagner, UCLA’s No. 9 Robin Anderson/Jennifer Brady, Stanford’s No. 10 Carolina Doyle/Ellen Tsay and Auburn’s No. 10 Pleun Burgmans/Emily Flickinger … Routliffe/Jansen were selected as the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Doubles Championship automatically giving the duo All-American honors from the ITA for the second straight season … consistently ranked in the top ten nationally in doubles for the majority of the season, reaching No. 1 in early April and ending the campaign as the top duo in the nation for the second consecutive year … playing No. 1 singles for the Tide for the duration of the season, Routliffe turned in an overall record of 21-13, including a 11-9 (5-8 SEC) record throughout the dual match season … was named SEC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the first time in her career after leading the Tide to a pair of conference victories, collecting a pair of singles victories and a doubles win against No. 6 Georgia and Tennessee on March 6-8 … Routliffe’s 7-6(4), 7-5 victory over Georgia’s No. 6 Lauren Herring on March 6 stands as her best career singles victory to date … following the regular season, Routliffe became the 17th NCAA singles qualifier in the history of the Alabama women’s tennis program, the first since 2013; defeated Duke’s Ester Goldfield in the opening round of the NCAA Singles Championship, but later fell to Cal’s (No. 4 seed) Maegan Manasse in the round of 32 … won a combined 23 matches between singles (10-4) and doubles (13-2) in the fall, including her draw championship in singles at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic.
2013-14 (FRESHMAN) NCAA Doubles Champion with Maya Jansen ... ITA All-American in doubles ... ITA Women's Doubles Team of the Year ... SEC Co-Freshman of the Year ... First Team All-SEC ... two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (March 26, April 9) ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... SEC First-Year Honor Roll ... captured the program's first national title dropping a combined 13 points throughout the match en route to a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Georgia's Lauren Herring and Maho Kowase ... entered the NCAA Doubles Championship as the No. 4 seed with Jansen, which is the highest seed in program history ... ranked throughout the season in singles, reaching a high of No. 57 ... entered the national doubles rankings with Jansen on Feb. 11 at No. 20 and finished the season at No. 1 ... also ranked in doubles with Danielle Spielmann after having a successful fall season together ... won a team-high 29 singles matches in addition to a team-best 31 victories in doubles ... beat three nationally-ranked opponents in singles including No. 38 Sofie Oyen of Florida, No. 59 Caroline Price of North Carolina and No. 110 Nikki Sanders of Texas Tech ... defeated 16 nationally-ranked opponents in doubles, including all five in the top 10 ... ended the season on a 10-match winning streak in doubles with Jansen ... clinched the Tide's 4-2 win against No. 8 Texas A&M to send Alabama to its first SEC Tournament Championship ... clinched Alabama's 4-3 win over Florida, the first against the Gators in program history, with Jansen ... earned the match-clinching point with her comeback win over Neda Koprcina of No. 17 Texas ... swept her opponents at the ITA Kick-off Weekend to start the dual match season ... advanced to the quarterfinals in singles and round of 16 in doubles at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships ... represented the Tide in the main draw of doubles at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships with Mary Anne Daines.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS Competed in all four junior grand slams and was a quarterfinalist in doubles at both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2012 ... U18 Canadian National Doubles winner ... U16 Canadian National Singles and Doubles champion ... won U16 singles and doubles titles at the Orange Bowl ... represented Team Canada on the Junior Fed Cup Team, finishing in second place ... ranked as high as No. 2 nationally in Canada, No. 17 in the junior ITF rankings and No. 591 in WTA international rankings.
PERSONAL INFORMATION Born April 11, 1995 ... daughter of Robert Routliffe and Catherine MacLennan ... has two sisters, Tara and Tess ... enrolled in pre-major studies.