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 Kerryn Potgieter
Kerryn Potgieter

Hometown:
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

High School:
Epworth

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
09/29/1987


2008-2009

Completed her junior season with an overall singles mark of 11-16, had a dual record of 6-13, a tournament mark of 5-3, and was 2-6 in conference matches ... Kerryn was 1-2 at the #5 singles spot and 5-11 in the No. 6 position ... she had the most wins of any teammate competing in the sixth singles spot ... Kerryn had three doubles partners during the season which combined for an overall mark of 11-19, 9-14 in dual matches, 2-5 in tournament play, and 4-6 in conference matches ... when on the court with Stefanie Peana, they were 7-14 overall with a 6-12 mark in dual matches at the No. 2 position, were 1-2 in tournament matches, and 4-6 in Big 12 play ... Kerryn and Simone Templeton were 3-5 overall, 2-2 in dual match competitions at the #2 spot, and 1-3 in tournament matches ... Kerryn and Lindsey Holcomb won their only match of the season at the No. 3 spot ... member of the 2009 Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2007-2008

Filled the No. 5 singles spot during the majority of spring play with a 12-11 duals record, 21-15 overall ... In the fall went 9-4 after advancing to the finals of both the Scarborough Specialties and Air Force Invitationals ... during the spring was 3-2 in three-set matches, 4-7 in tiebreakers ... went 11-6 playing at home, 10-9 on the road, 7-3 at neutral sites ... teamed with Brenna Jackson in the No. 2 doubles position ... duo posted a 6-6 duals record, 6-4 in the Big 12 ... pair was 3-1 in clinching victories and 3-1 in tiebreakers ... received Academic All-Big 12 second team honors.

2006-2007

Posted an 18-9 overall singles record ... played in the No. 4 and 5 spots for Tech as a freshman ... went 3-8 in Big 12 play posting victories against Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska ... in doubles teamed with Maria Andres at No. 3 ... duo tabbed a 3-7 overall record, 2-5 in the Big 12 ... partnered with Samantha van der Drift in the beginning of the spring, going 1-1 ... was 5-3 in three-set matches and was 3-1 in tie-breaks on the season.

High School

A December 2005 graduate of Epworth High School in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa ... was captain of high school tennis team and school champion from 2003-2005 ... was named to the South African tennis and squash teams in the South African Games ... was a member of the Hillcrest Tennis Club in 2004 and the Spier-Braaiketts Tennis Club from 2005-2006 ... volunteered in Adopt-a-Spot in her local community.

Personal

Born on September 29, 1987 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa ... parents are Jan and Sharon Potgieter ... Graham is her older brother ... enjoys watching movies and being with friends ... majoring in Exercise and Sports Sciences with a minor in Psychology ... has plans to own a physical therapy practice.

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