Women's Tennis

Kendal Woodard
Kendal  Woodard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockbridge, Ga.

High School:
Florida Virtual

Height:
6-1



05/21/2015

Hourigan, Woodard Drop NCAA Doubles Match

The duo lost in three sets to the #5 ranked doubles team from California

05/19/2015

Hourigan, Woodard Compete in NCAA Championships

Hourigan plays singles on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. ET and joins Woodard Thursday for doubles

05/18/2015

Opposites Attract

Kendal Woodard and Paige Hourigan make a dynamic duo on and off the court

05/09/2015

#24 @GT_WTEN Eliminated from NCAA Championship

Yellow Jackets fall at #5 Florida, 4-0

05/08/2015

Kurey Clinches Thrilling 4-3 Victory vs. Wichita State

Yellow Jackets advance to the second round of the NCAA Championship

At-Large Bid to the 2015 NCAA Doubles Championship
2014 ITA All-American (doubles)
2014 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team (doubles)
2014 All-ACC First Team
Ranked as the #1 Doubles Team on February 11, 2014
2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships Doubles Champion
2013 USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Doubles Champion
2013 All-ACC Team


In the Record Book
>> 3rd -- Career Doubles Winning Percentage (77-35, .688)
>> 4th -- Doubles Wins in a Season - All Matches (30, 2013-14)
>> 7th -- Season Doubles Winning Percentage (28-10, .737)
>> t-8th -- Doubles Wins in a Season - All Matches (28, 2012-13)
>> 9th -- Doubles Wins in a Career - All Matches (77) 

2014-15
Spring: Recorded a 12-16 overall mark in singles and a 19-11 mark in doubles ... Went 10-12 in dual match singles play and 18-6 in dual match doubles play ... Earned an at-large bid to the 2015 NCAA Doubles championship with partner Paige Hourigan ... In singles, played on both courts three and four, going 5-10 on court three and 4-2 on court four ... Defeated two ranked opponents, #55 Samantha Harris of Duke and #76 Whitney Kay of North Carolina ... Clinched Georgia Tech's win against Louisville ... Played alongside Paige Hourigan in doubles, going 16-4 in the spring and recording an 8-1 record in conference play ... During dual match play, went 16-2 ... The tandem has defeated six ranked doubles team, including #3 Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies from Clemson and #21 Cassie Mercer and Skylar Morton of Virginia ...The doubles team was featured in the ITA rankings every week after debuting on Feb. 24, reaching a season-best ranking of #13 on April 14 ... The duo fell to #5 Zsofi Susanyi and Klara Favikova of California in the round of 32 of the NCAA Doubles Championship.

Fall: Recorded a 1-2 record in singles and went 0-2 in doubles during the fall season ... Ranked the No. 26 doubles duo in the preseason doubles ranking with Johnnise Renaud ... Played alongside Renaud for two doubles matches in the fall ... Recorded a singles victory at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic.

2013-14
Spring: Named a 2014 ITA All-American in doubles ... Named to the 2014 All-ACC First Team ... Went 11-22 overall in singles and 30-13 in doubles ... Led the team in overall doubles wins (30) ... Recorded duel match records of 8-13 in singles and 14-6 ... Went 9-3 in ACC doubles and 6-8 in ACC singles ... Played at the number one singles position, going 6-10 ... Paired up with Megan Kurey at the number one doubles position going 27-10 overall, 13-6 in dual matches and 10-9 against nationally ranked opponents ... Kurey and Woodard debuted at #4 in the ITA Doubles Rankings and climbed as high as #1 on February 11 ... Kurey and Woodard were selected as the number six-seed in the 2014 NCAA doubles championships.

Clinched the win against Old Dominion with a 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 win on court one against Nikol Hristova ... Defeated #78 Sydney Campbell of #16 Vanderbilt during the ITA Kickoff Weekend, 6-4, 6-3 ... Was ranked at #94 in the ITA singles rankings during the week of February 11 ... Topped #119 Britney Sanders, 1-6, 7-6, 6-4, at Notre Dame ... Kurey and Woodard defeated three nationally ranked doubles team during the dual match season ... The duo took down Vanderbilt's #28 Ashleigh Antal and Syndey Campbell, 6-3, during the ITA Kickoff Weekend finals ... At #22 Notre Dame, Kurey and Woodard won 8-5 against #27 Quinn Gleason and Britney Sanders ... During the NCAA Tournament against #39 Purdue, Kurey and Woodard defeated #72 Mara Schmidt and Andjela Djokovic, 8-5 ... Fell to #27 Sofie Oyen and Belinda Woolcock, 6-0, 6-3, in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championship.

Fall:Won the 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Doubles Championship alongside doubles partner Megan Kurey ... Woodard and Kurey defeated #58 Julia Fellerhoff and Rebecca Shine of Louisville, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 for the national title ... The #26-ranked duo also captured the 2013 USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Doubles title by defeating #50 Herring and Kowase of Georgia, 8-2 ... Overall, Woodard and Kurey went 14-4 in the fall ... The pairing went 7-3 against ranked opponents which included wins against #2 Kate Fuller and Silvia Garcia of Georgia, and #4 Hermon Brhane and Whitney Ritchie of Oklahoma ... Kurey and Woodard also competed in the 2013 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships in the beginning of October in which they were the runner-ups in the doubles consolation draw ... Woodard went 2-7 during singles play in the fall ... Woodard competed in the qualifying singles round at the 2013 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships, where she went 1-1 and defeated #41 Lucia Batta of UNLV, 0-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Summer: Teamed up with doubles partner Megan Kurey in the summer to win the doubles title at the 2013 ITA National Collegiate Summer Circuit Championships at Indiana University ... The championship win gave the duo an automatic bid into the doubles main draw of the ITA Women's All-American Championships at the end of September.

2012-13: Named to the 2013 All-ACC Team ... Finished the season 24-12 overall in singles play while notching a 16-5 record in dual matches ... Went 28-10 overall and 20-3 in dual matches in doubles ... Led the team in overall singles (24) and doubles (28) wins ... Finished up the season ranked at #88 in singles ... Went 14-3 at the No. 1 spot and 6-0 at the No. 2 position with doubles partner Megan Kurey ... The pair finished the season ranked at #60 and was as high as #56 on April 23 ... Defeated five nationally ranked players in singles and four in doubles ... Clinched a total of four matches for the Yellow Jackets ... Her 6-3, 6-2 win against #99 Mary Clayton on court two clinched GT's win against #6 Duke ... Defeated #15 Maho Kowase of Georgia, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the No. 2 spot ... Recorded a 6-1, 6-0 win against #96 Veronica Corning of Northwestern, 6-1, 6-0 and a 7-5, 6-2 win against #66 Stephanie Nauta ... Along with partner Kurey, defeated #43 Stephanie Wagner and Lina Lileikite of Miami, 8-5, and #85 Erin Vierra and Stephanie Nauta, 8-6.

Juniors: Ranked the best player in the State of Georgia and 12th nationally by TennisRecruiting.net... Posted a 34-13 overall record in 2011-12, including a 10-3 mark against TennisRecruiting.net five-star prospects... Advanced to doubles final of 2011 Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship with Jennifer Brady... Won the doubles title at the 2011 Eddie Herr International with Brady... Lists winning the Eddie Herr doubles title as her most memorable athletic achievement... Earned A and B honor roll throughout her high school career.

Personal:Born Jan. 6, 1994 in Atlanta, Ga... Parents are Eric and Linda Woodard... Has an older sister and a younger brother... Chose Georgia Tech because it was close to home, the great education and the great tennis program... Started playing tennis at age five when the tennis center near her home was giving out lessons... Plays right handed... Is a psychology major.

Kendal Woodard's Career Statistics
Singles Doubles
Year Dual Overall Dual Overall
2012-13 16-5 24-12 20-3 28-10
2013-14 8-13 11-22 14-6 30-14
2014-15 10-12 12-16 18-6 19-11
Totals 34-30 47-50 52-15 77-35
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