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  Laura Gordon
Laura Gordon

Player Profile

Aspen, CO

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Fall 2005 -- Ranked No. 94 in the Fila/ITA Singles Rankings (Jan. 10) ... Posted a 7-2 mark in fall singles action ... Participated in the qualifying draw at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships ... Singles finalist at the Racquet Club Invitational in Midland, Texas, falling to Pepperdine's Sylvia Kosakowski, 7-5, 7-5 ... Also advanced to the round of 16 at the Wilson/ITA West Regionals in San Diego, Calif. ... Recorded a 2-3 mark in fall doubles play ... Sidelined with a foot injury while playing with Ashley Joelson at the Wilson/ITA West Regionals.

2004-05 -- Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 Academic selection ... Listed at No. 94 in singles and No. 58 in doubles (w/Elizabeth Lumpkin) in the Final ITA Rankings ... Ended the season with a 23-10 overall singles record and a 23-11 mark in doubles play ... Saw a majority of her time at the Nos. 5 and 6 singles positions, posting a 17-3 mark in dual-match play ... Won three matches during the NCAA Team Tournament, including a straight-set win over USC's Judy DeVera in the round of 16 ... Participated in the main singles and doubles draws at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. ... Teamed mostly with Alex McGoodwin at the No. 2 doubles position, going 10-3 in dual-match play ... The duo won all three matches during the NCAA Tournament ... Posted a 5-5 mark in fall singles play ...Participated in prequalifying at the Riviera/ITA All-American and the main draw at the Wilson/ITA Fall Regionals and the Fall Desert Collegiate Classic, reaching the round of 16 ...Reached the doubles final (w/Lumpkin) at the Fall Desert Collegiate Classic ... The duo finished 6-3 overall ... Also played two matches with McGoodwin, going 1-1.

2003-04 --NCAA All-Tournament Team selection at No. 6 singles ...Recorded a career-high 23 singles victories, ending the season 23-12 overall ... Went 18-8 in dual-match play, including a 14-6 mark at the No. 6 position ...Also saw time at the No. 4 (1-0) and No. 5 (3-2) singles spots ...Advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the Pac-10 Championships ...Went 22-13 overall in doubles play ...Played mostly with Sarah Gregg at No. 3 doubles, going 11-3 ...Participated in the main draw at the ITA West Regionals in the fall ...Teamed with Gregg and Feriel Esseghir in fall doubles action.

2002-03 -- One of the top doubles players on the team ...Posted a 13-6 overall record with partner Sara Walker ...Teamed with Walker to go 7-0 at No. 2 doubles and 3-0 in the No. 3 spot ...Owned a 17-15 overall doubles record with various partners ...Played primarily at the Nos. 4 and 5 singles positions ...Ended the season 16-21 overall in singles play ...Registered a 2-1 mark in the NCAA Tournament, helping UCLA reach the quarterfinals ...In fall play, advanced through qualifying and into the main draw at the Omni Hotels ITA Regionals, reaching the round of 16 ...Also participated at the Fall Desert Collegiate Classic ...Teamed with Anya Loncaric in doubles to reach the quarterfinals at the Omni Hotels ITA Regionals.

High School/Juniors -- Four-year letterwinner at Aspen High School in Aspen, CO ...Claimed the state singles championship her sophomore year ...Reached the finals her junior year ...Participated at the USTA SuperNational Hardcourt Championships and Easter Bowl in 2001 ...Played No. 1 singles all four years ...Ranked No. 1 in the Intermountain Section in the Girls' 16s division ...Played No. 1 singles while representing the Intermountain Section at the Intersectionals ...Also played varsity basketball and club soccer.

Personal -- Full name is Laura Allison Gordon ...Born November 19, 1984 in Des Moines, Iowa ...Parents are Andrea and James Gordon ...Has one brother, Daniel and one sister, Elaine ...Majoring in History.

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