Women's Tennis

Lauren Little

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarkston, Mich.

High School:
Clarkston H.S.

Birthdate:
01/21/1987

Lauren Little

Junior (2007-08) -- Little saw action in 11 matches, all in the spring, as she sat out the fall season with an injury. She played all of her matches in the spring at No. 1 singles, tallying a 3-5 overall mark. All three of her wins came against BIG EAST opponents. In doubles play, Little teamed with Shannon Brown at the No. 1 spot and registered a 4-7 overall record.

Sophomore (2006-07) -- Little played primarily at no. 1 singles for the 2007 season. She registered a 8-21 overall record and went 5-14 in the spring. In conference play, Little tallied a 2-3 mark and defeated her no. 1 counterparts from Seton Hall and Connecticut. In doubles play, Little played 20 matches with Shannon Brown at the top doubles slot where they went 10-10 overall. Little was named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team for her doubles play with Brown during the tournament. The twosome went 2-0 during the tournament and defeated their counterparts from Rutgers and Louisville.

Freshman (2005-06) -- Did not see action until the spring due to injury. Tallied an overall record of 10-12. Played mostly at no. 2 singles, but also saw four matches at no. 1 singles posting a 2-3 record. Enjoyed success at the two spot going 7-8 on the season with a string of five consecutive wins from March 14 - April 1. Teamed with Beba Calbeto at no. 1 doubles to notch a 6-11 overall record, was 2-1 at no. 1 doubles when playing with Francina Bonnelly and 0-1 when playing with Erin Watkins. Went to tie-breakers in three matches and was 2-1 in those matches. Clinched the win over Pittsburgh for Marquette with a three-set thriller against Pitt in the 11th place match at the BIG EAST Conference Tournament to end the season on April 22.

Prior to Marquette -- Little earned two letters, her freshman and senior season, where she earned team MVP honors both of those seasons. Little was a Michigan State High School Champion her senior season with a 26-1 record and earned High School Tennis All-America honors that season. Little also won conference and regional titles her freshman and senior year and also was a state finalist her freshman year.

Personal -- Born January 21, 1987 in Rochester Hills, Mich., Lauren is the daughter of Christopher and Tracey Little. She is majoring in nursing.

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