Cougars compete at Rice Invitational and prestigious Riviera/ITA All-American Championships this weekend
C-USA All-Academic Team (2013)
ITA Scholar Athlete (2013)
ITA Scholar Athlete (2012)
C-USA Academic Medal (2013)
C-USA Academic Medal (2012)
C-USA Academic Medal (2011)
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2013)
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012)
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2011)
One of only five student-athletes to earn Conference USA All-Academic Team honors after posting a combined spring record of 25-11... posted a 10-8 record at the No. 2 singles position in dual play... opened the season with a straight-sets win over opponent from No. 59 Stephen F. Austin... outlasted Leeza Nemchinov of No. 44 William & Mary in three sets... took a set from No. 79 Olivia Smith of TCU before the match was halted early in the third set... teamed up with Maja Kazimieruk in doubles play to post a team-best 15-3 record primarily at the No. 3 position... tandem ranks eighth in single-season winning percentage (.833) and 15th in wins... duo reeled off 13 consecutive victories from Feb. 8 through April 15... Houston tandem limited opponents to just two games or less on six occasions with two shutouts... ranks 10th all-time in program history in winning percentage (.708) with Kazimieruk... compiled a 6-5 record in singles play as well as a 4-6 mark in doubles action in four tournaments played during the fall season... shined in the season-opening Auburn Invitational in doubles play, teaming up with Dionne Sanders and Liselot Koenen for three wins to claim the flight title... closed the tournament season out in impressive fashion, defeating Oregon's Lana Buttner (5-7, 6-3, 10-4), Denver's Mandy van den Eerenbeemt (6-3, 6-3) and Rice's Stephanie Nguyen (6-7, 6-2, 10-2) to claim the singles flight title at the Tennis Express Houston Open.
Posted a 12-8 record in dual singles play at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions... won five-straight matches in straight sets from Feb. 3 through February 24... claimed wins in six of final eight matches of regular season... posted a 7-3 mark in dual doubles play primarily at the top position, including a 7-2 record with partner Giorgia Pozzan at the top spot... teamed up with Pozzan for an 8-1 victory over Southern Miss in the opening round of the C-USA Championship... won six of final seven matches of season with Pozzan... posted a 4-4 mark in singles play during the fall... went a combined 2-5 in fall doubles action, including a win over San Diego State's Somoracz and Antonana-Iriarte with partner Jo Garvey at the SDSU Fall Tennis Classic.
Posted a 10-6 singles mark in dual play at the top two positions, including an 8-5 mark at the top spot... went 2-1 in C-USA play... claimed first collegiate dual match victory over Sam Houston State's Imke Jagua on Feb. 6... knocked off UTEP's Martina Trierweller in a three-set thriller to clinch Houston's 4-3 victory over the Miners... also clinched the match for Houston with a three-set victory over Southern Miss' Stephanie Dellocono on April 3... recorded a 10-7 mark in doubles play at all three positions, including a 9-3 record at the top position... teamed up with Giorgia Pozzan to go 8-3 at the top spot... won eight of last 11 doubles matches... competed in only one tournament, the Cougar Fall Draw, to close out the fall season... went 2-2 in singles play... recorded first collegiate victory with 6-1, 6-3 rout of Sheridan Currie of Sam Houston State... followed up with 4-6, 6-1, 10-4 victory over Southeastern Louisiana's Audrey Chelini to advance to the singles consolation finals... went 0-2 in doubles play with Elena Kazakova... finished the 2010-11 season with a combined singles and doubles record of 22-17.
Attended King Edward Camp Hill in Birmingham, U.K... reached top-12 U16 ranking in U.K... claimed title of Warwick British Tour in 2010... advanced to quarterfinals of Scotland ITF event in 2007 and 2008... also participated in field hockey and netball... selected as team captain in both tennis and field hockey... school's netball team ranked fourth in the country... selected as a young ambassador for the 2010 London Olympic Games.
Born on May 9, 1992, in Coventry, U.K... full name is Celia D.D. Fraser... daughter of Clive and Melrose Fraser... chose Houston because of the ambitious coaches and strong program... also recruited by Purdue, Richmond and South Dakota... enjoys playing and listening to music, competing and watching sports in her spare time.