Women's Tennis

Megan Kurey
Megan Kurey

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Centennial

Height:
5-3



06/25/2014

Kurey, Wacker Named to All-ACC Academic Tennis Team

This is the second-straight year both Kurey and Wacker have been honored

05/21/2014

#TGW: Doubling Their Fun

Megan Kurey and Kendal Woodard pursuing NCAA Outdoors title

04/23/2014

Woodard, Kurey Garner All-ACC Honors

Sophomore Kendal Woodard was named to the All-ACC First Team for the second year in a row

03/16/2014

#TGW: The Closers

The team of Rasheeda McAdoo and Alexa Anton-Ohlmeyer are becoming masters of clinching the doubles point

02/12/2014

#TGW: Yin-And-Yang Duo

Sophomore tandem of Megan Kurey and Kendal Woodard give Tech one of the nation's top doubles teams

2014 ITA All-American (doubles)
2014 All-ACC Second Team
2014 All-ACC Academic
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 Academic

2013-14
Spring: Named 2014 ITA All-American in doubles ... Honored as a member of the All-ACC Second Team ... Went 16-10 in singles and 27-11 in doubles in 2013-14 ... During the dual match season went 12-7 in singles 13-7 in doubles ... Tallied a 9-4 ACC singles record while going 4-2 on court two ... Worked her way up from court four to court two throughout the season ... Paired up with Kendal Woodard 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 a team-high five matches for the Jackets ... Defeated Daniela Schippers on court four, 6-3, 7-5, to secure Tech's 5-2 win against Florida State ... Her win against Wake Forest's Samantha Asch on court three, 6-2, 7-5, clinched Tech's win ... Also defeated Welma Luus on court four, 6-2, 6-2, at Maryland to secure Tech's victory ... Her 6-2, 6-2 win on court three against Nicole Martinez clinched the win against N.C. State Won 6-2, 6-1 on court two against Isel Martinez-Markcos to lcinch the win against Virginia Tech ... Defeated #102 Ashleigh Antal of Vanderbilt in the ITA Kickoff weekend, 6-2, 6-1 ... 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 Kendal Woodard ... 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 ... Went 4-3 in singles play during the fall ... Defeated #46 Daneika Borthwoick, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1 of Florida State at the ITA/USTA Southeast Regional.

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: Finished the season with a 20-16 overall singles record and a 12-11 mark in singles action playing at the No. 3 and 4 positions ... Her 20 wins were the second-most on the team ... Recorded an overall 24-9 record in doubles while going 20-3 in dual matches ... Went 14-3 at the No. 1 spot and 6-0 at the No. 2 position with doubles partner Kendal Woodard ... The pair finished the season ranked at #60 and was as high as #56 on April 23 ... Defeated one nationally ranked player in singles action and two ranked opponents in doubles ... Recorded a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 win against #72 Francesca Segarelli of Florida State ... Along with partner Woodard, defeated #43 Stephanie Wagner and Lina Lileikite of Miami, 8-5, and #85 Erin Vierra and Stephanie Nauta, 8-6 ... Clinched a total of four matches for the Yellow Jackets, including three against ranked teams ... Defeated Olga Gaistruck of Maryland, 6-1, 6-1, on court four to secure the GT victory in the first round of the ACC Tournament.

High School/Juniors: Ranked No. 33 nationally and No. 4 in the State of Georgia by TennisRecruiting.net... Played No. 2 singles as a freshman and sophomore at Centennial under Coach Chandler Deas... Played No. 1 singles as a junior and senior at Centennial under Coach Linda Jones...Was captain for one year... Did not lose a singles match in four years... Helped Centennial reach team state championship match in 2009 and 2010... Earned the Coaches' Award in 2009 and Team MVP in 2011... Outside of athletics, was a member of the honor roll, was a student council representative and FCA leader.

Personal:Born Sept. 27, 1993 in Lawrenceville, Ga... Parents are Ray and LeAnn Kurey... Has two siblings, a sister Emily and brother Joseph... Father played tennis at West Virginia from 1984-88 and grandfather, Joseph Kurey, played tennis at Bethany College... Chose Georgia Tech because of the great education, the tennis program and the proximity to home... Started playing tennis at about age seven with her father... Plans to major in management.

Megan Kurey's Career Statistics
Singles Doubles
Year Dual Overall Dual Overall
2012-13 12-11 20-16 20-3 24-9
2013-14 12-7 16-10 13-7 27-12
Totals 24-18 36-26 33-10 51-21
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