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Alex Kitchen
Alex Kitchen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Palm Harbor, Fla.

High School:
Countryside HS

2013-14 (Fr.): Named Conference USA Third Team All-Conference ... Finished with team's best overall record at 21-9 ... Posted a dual match record of 17-6 including a 2-1 regular season conference record ... Started the spring season play at No. 6, posting an 11-4 record with wins over Matilda Rose Tench of UTEP (6-1, 6-2) and UAB's Catherine Ragon (7-6 (4), 6-3) while closing out the season playing at No. 5 and finishing with a 6-2 record ... Recorded a pair of wins in the C-USA Championship with wins over Charlotte's Tyler Baker (6-3, 6-2) and FIU's Valentina Briceno (3-6, 6-1, 7-5) ... Against Briceno, Kitchen fought back from a 5-2 deficit in the third set to clinch a match win for the Golden Eagles in helping Southern Miss advance to the quarterfinals ... Teamed with Carolin Drescher at No. 1 doubles and posted a 13-7 record ... They concluded the season winning eight of their last 10 matches and a three-match winning streak ... Prep: Attended Countryside High School where she was a four-year letterwinner ... Received Player of the Year honors for the Pinellas County as a junior ... A four-time first team all-county for Tampa Bay Times ... Named the Army Athlete Scholar of the Year in 2013 ... Won the district tournament and made the Class 4A state tournament as an individual ... Won two matches to advance to the state semifinals before losing to the eventual champion ... A four-star recruiting according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Ranked as high as No. 148 during 2012 while ranking No. 21 in Florida and No. 40 in the Southeast ... Personal: Daughter of Scott and Denise Kitchen ... An elementary education major.

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