University of Iowa Athletics

Meg Racette

Height 5-7
Class Jr.
Hometown Urbandale, Iowa
High School Urbandale
Meg Racette - Women's Tennis - University of Iowa Athletics

Spring 2006 – Posted a 17-4 singles record including 9-1 against Big Ten opponents… ranked as high as 28th in singles rankings… went 15-5 in doubles play, including 7-3 against Big Ten opponents at the number one spot, with teammate Jacqueline Lee… named Big Ten player of the week two times… Key singles wins included Kim Hartmann of Nebraska, and Zuzana Zemenova of Baylor, who was ranked third at the time of competition… upset Macall Harkins of Illinois, 6-4, 6-1, in quarterfinal Big Ten Championship play… upset Michigan’s Delicata/Streifler in semifinal Big Ten Championship doubles play with teammate Jacqueline Lee… advanced to second round play at the NCAA individual championships… posted a season record of 28-9… named first team all-Big Ten… academic all-Big Ten.

Fall 2005 – Finished 7-3 in singles… ranked #88 in preseason rankings… competed in Riviera/ITA All-American Championships… defeated #23 Cristelle Grier of Northwestern, #47 Taka Bertrand of Vanderbilt, and #98 Sarah Batty of Indiana… posted 3-4 doubles record.

Spring 2005 – Went 13-11 at No. 1 position in singles… ranked as high as 79th in the nation… recorded six upsets, including against 65th-ranked Michelle DaCosta of Michigan, 74th-ranked Nischela Reddy of Minnesota, twice against 75th-ranked Hala Sufi of Purdue, 100th-ranked Keri Thompson of Michigan State and 101st-ranked Dora Vastag of Indiana… took five players ranked in the top 50 to a third set… posted 8-4 Big Ten singles record… went 8-6 in doubles with Hillary Mintz… along with Mintz, upset 30th-ranked duo Yanick Dullens and Suzana Maksovic of Denver, 9-8 (5)… teamed with Milica Veselinovic in second half of season, going 3-6.

Fall 2004 – Finished fall season with 5-5 singles mark… defeated 76th-ranked Lucia Tallo of Fresno State at the Riviera All-America tournament, 6-3, 6-3… ranked 79th in the country in singles according to ITA preseason poll… along with Hillary Mintz, ranked 23rd in the country in doubles… posted 4-4 doubles record… defeated 27th-ranked Nicole Leimbach and Carine Vermuelen of USC, 8-6, at Riviera All-America tournament… advanced to doubles quarterfinals at ITA regionals.

Spring 2004 – Recorded 13-10 singles mark at No. 1 position and 6-6 Big Ten record… posted 13-10 doubles record at No. 1 spot… named Big Ten Freshman of the Year… honored as part of all-Big Ten team… won against 64th-ranked Urska Juric of Missouri… along with teammate Hillary Mintz, upset 32nd-ranked Michelle DaCosta and Kara Delicata of Michigan, 8-1… pulled upset with Mintz against Minnesota’s 29th-ranked Angela Buergis and Nischela Reddy, 8-5… upset 37th-ranked Christian and Catrina Thompson of Notre Dame, 9-8 (7)… pulled upset against 26th-ranked Linda Tran and Sarah Batty of Indiana, 8-5… finished season nationally ranked 51st in doubles and tied for 110th in singles.

Fall 2003 – Posted 6-1 singles record (.860)… best record on team… recorded 4-1 record at ITA Midwest Regionals… recorded 2-2 doubles mark with teammate Hillary Mintz.

High School – State champion in singles all four years… won every singles match during high school career… made it to semi-finals of Easter Bowl in 18 and under category… highest national ranking was 10th… member of FCA… high school coach was Dave White.

Personal – Born 10/14/83… parents are Greg and Teresa Racette… open major… mother played tennis for Arizona State.

Singles: #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall
2004-05 13-11 8-4 13-11 6-5 19-16
2003-04 13-10 6-6 13-10 9-1 22-11
Career 26-21 14-10 26-21 15-6 41-27
Doubles: #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall
2004-05 12-12 6-6 12-12 6-4 18-16
2003-04 13-10 6-7 13-10 5-2 18-12
Career 25-22 12-13 25-22 11-6 36-28