Nicole Derouin
Nicole Derouin


Moline, Ill.

High School:

2000-01 Highlights: Had a career year, setting personal bests with 22 singles wins and 19 doubles victories...enjoyed a seven-match singles winning streak to end the regular season...tied for the team lead in singles victories while leading the Flames in doubles triumphs...named to the All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference First Team...posted the deciding victory with a three set comeback triumph over Butler?s Olivia Pedro at the No. 2 position in the MCC Tournament championship match...went a perfect 6-0 in MCC singles action during the regular season...also posted a 4-1 doubles record in MCC contests at the No. 1 position with partner Ayca Gumuscu...named MCC Player of the Week on April 10 after her singles sweep of Cleveland State and Wright State...advanced to the consolation semifinals at the ITA Regional Championships...won a consolation singles title at the 2000 Spartan Cup.

1999-2000 Highlights: Derouin stepped right into the Flames? lineup as a freshman, going 6-0 in her first six singles matches while claiming flight titles at the Bowling Green and UIC Invitationals?suffered an elbow injury during the spring season which forced her to miss six matches?the Flames were 1-5 in her absence?she saved her best for last as she went undefeated in both singles and doubles play at the 2000 MCC Championships?took Notre Dame?s Kelly Zalinski into the third set before dropping her singles match in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament?competed in both singles and doubles at the ITA Regional Championships?finished the season with a 15-14 singles record and was one of two Flames to finish above .500?her 20 doubles wins was a team-high?she went 9-2 at the No. 1 doubles position with partner Jacki Farr.

Prep/Personal: Compiled a 109-18 career record in singles play at Moline High School...four-time team MVP...earned first-team all-state accolades as a sophomore and senior and was named to the second team as a freshman and junior...helped Moline to a sixth-place finish, the best in school history, at the state tournament as a senior...also led Moline to four consecutive conference championships...member of the National Honor Society...graduated in the top five percent of her class...recipient of the John Deere Harvester Award...lettered four years in tennis and two years in basketball...daughter of Tom and Joan Derouin...born July 11, 1981...enrolled in the college of business.