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Melanie Humphrey
Melanie Humphrey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Harpenden Herts, England

High School:
Millfield

Last College:
Washington State


2004-05: Turned in career campaign highlighted by All-Horizon League Second Team honors...finished with a 16-19 overall singles record...16 victories marks her single-season best win total and eclipsed her total singles victories for the previous two seasons (15)...12-9 in dual match singles...undefeated in Horizon League singles (8-0) and doubles (10-0)...went 19-17 overall in doubles...13-10 in dual match doubles...played 28 doubles matches at the No. 1 spot with Iris Jaklin, going 11-8...finished the regular season and Horizon League Tournament on a seven-match doubles winning streak and a six-match singles winning streak...started the fall tournament season with wins in four of her first six matches, with a solid stretch of strong victories against Marquette's Francina Bonnelly, Illinois' Macall Harkins, Northern Illinois' Daniela Martinez and DePaul's Anja Mihaldinec...won eight of her last 10 singles decisions.

2003-04: Quietly turned in a strong debut season for the Flames, going 10-6 in singles play while solidifying the No. 6 spot...won five of her last six regular season matches and all three of her Horizon League Tournament matches to take eight of her last ten down the stretch...went 7-1 in league action...avenged her sole conference loss to Annie Gantz of Butler with a 6-2, 6-2 win at the league final to help UIC earn their eighth straight conference title...went 7-1 at No. 6 singles during the regular season, with her three-set loss to Gantz on Feb. 27th the only blemish at the slot.

Prior to UIC: Transferred from Washington State...teamed with Orsoyla Sallai to win three matches and the United States Air Force Academy Invitational...paired with Zorana Roganovic to finish second in the Cougar Classic, finishing the tournament with a record of 2-1...was a combined 9-3 in doubles action for the Cougars...was 5-8 in singles action as a freshman...advanced to the finals of the Cougar Classic before falling to Boise State's Alissa Ayling, 6-2, 6-4.

Prep/Personal: Pushed Millfield to the 2001 Public Schools Doubles Championship...captured the U18 County championship as a junior...her team at St. Albans won the 1999 National Schools U18 Aberdare Cup Championships as a sophomore...St. Albans won the 1998 National U15 Midland Bank Schools Championship during her freshman year...qualified for the main draw of the National U14 championship as a freshman...born May 12, 1984...daughter of Ken and Pauline Humphrey...majoring in communications.

Career Record		Singles			Doubles
2002-03 (WSU)		  5-8			  9-3
2003-04		          10-6			  8-6
2004-05		         16-19			19-17
Totals			31-33			36-26
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