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Tiffany Welcher
Tiffany Welcher

Hometown:
Clarksville, Ind.

High School:
Clarksville High School

Height:
5-7

Experience:
2L



2011 (SENIOR):
Won the only match she played at the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic, beating Tennessee's Kayla McMurry 6-3, 6-3 ... posted a 2-2 record at the Duke Fab Four Invitational ... went 2-1 at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic ... collected four victories at the Southern Regional Championships to advance to the consolation finals, winning two matches in three sets after dropping the opening set ... teamed up with Meritt Emery to take down Vanderbilt's Nelly Radeva and Keilly Ulery 8-6 at the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic ... the duo easily claimed their flight at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic, giving up no more than four games in any match ... posted a 1-1 record at the Southern Regional Championships with Emery, falling to No. 27 Connor Vogel and Gabby Rangel of Mississippi.

2010 (JUNIOR):
Did not compete during the 2009-10 season receiving a medical redshirt.

2009 (SOPHOMORE):
Named to the All-SEC Second Team ... member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... notched 18 singles wins and 26 doubles wins on the season ... the 26 doubles wins were tied for the most on the team with Bigos ... won four consecutive singles matches in the fall after opening the season with a loss ... also won four consecutive doubles matches with Bigos in the fall, including three at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship ... picked up two doubles wins in the fall over top 50 duos ... ranked as high as No. 72 in singles and finished the spring season ranked No. 81 ... played all of her singles matches at the No. 1 position, collecting three wins over nationally ranked players ... ranked No. 38 nationally in doubles with McLane ... won her first seven doubles matches of the spring season ... teamed up with McLane to defeat to nationally ranked pairs in doubles during the spring season ... earned SEC Player of the Week once.

2008 (FRESHMAN):
All-SEC Freshman Team ... SEC Freshman of the Week honoree ... played No. 1 singles for the Tide as a freshman ... tied Meritt Emery with a team-high 17 singles victories ... finished second on the team in doubles victories with 10 ... picked up wins over two ranked opponents in No. 83 Sarah Woestmann of Kentucky and No. 56 Kelley Hyndman of Georgia at No. 1 singles ... earned four consecutive singles wins, good enough for second on the team in that category ... earned the only Tide victory at the SEC Tournament with Emery at No. 2 doubles ... picked up two victories at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic against Marquette in her collegiate debut ... made it to the finals of the Roberta Alison Fall Classic in the top singles bracket ... picked up her first win over a nationally ranked opponent at the Hawaii Spring Invitational against Tapiwa Marobela of Florida State.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Graduated in the top ten of her class wit ha 3.938 GPA ... 2007 High School All-American ... 2007 ISHAA Indiana girl's doubles state champion ... 2006 ISHAA Indiana girl's state singles champion ... only female to win the singles and doubles titles in Indiana history ... awarded the Midwest Sportsmanship Awardthree times ... voted most valuable female athlete in both track and tennis.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Born December 4, 1988 ... daughter of Stephen and Marchae Welcher ... has one sister, Deahna ... majoring in interdisciplinary studies.