Neila Starratt

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Bedford, Nova Scotia

    High School:
    Charles P. Allen HS

    Height:
    5-6

    Birthdate:
    05/16/1988

    Experience:
    3L

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    Neila Starratt

    2007 ITA Academic Scholar
    2008 ITA Academic Scholar
    2009 ITA Academic Scholar

    2008-09 Season (Junior)
    Started the season in the No. 4 spot to defeat Idaho 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 (Jan. 24)... moved up to the No. 2 spot to defeat Grambling 6-0, 6-1 (Feb. 6)... in the No. 3 spot shut out Centenary 6-0, 6-0 (Feb. 6)...defeated Northwestern State in the No. 5 spot 6-3, 3-6, 10-5 (Feb. 14)... played in the No. 6 spot to beat conference rival Memphis 7-5, 6-2 (Feb. 22)... was the only Cougar to win a singles match against No. 42 Yale 6-2, 3-6, 10-4 (March 15)... defeated Texas-Pan American 6-1, 6-1 in the No. 6 spot and teamed up with Vicky Simpson to win the doubles match 8-7 (March 28).

    2007-08 Season (Sophomore):
    In the 2008 season opener, participated in the sweep over Tyler Junior College capturing No. 4 singles, winning 6-3, 6-0 (Jan. 26)... partnered with Vicky Simpson in the No. 2 doubles to shut out Grand Canyon, 8-0 (Feb. 8)... defeated Stephen F. Austin in the No. 5 spot 6-2, 6-0 (Feb. 13)... climbing to the No. 3 spot, defeated Northwestern State 7-5, 6-3 (Feb. 17)... continuing in the No. 3 spot defeated McNeese State 6-4, 6-4 (Feb. 18)... in the No. 3 spot swept 6-0, 6-0 against Grambling State (Feb. 22)... moved on to defeat North Texas 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 3 singles (April 5)... ended the season with a win over UTEP in the No. 3 spot 6-3, 6-4.

    2006-07 Season (Freshman):
    Totaled a 6-5 mark in the fall season... went 5-1 at Hoff Courts... three of five losses came in three sets... made Blue Singles Flight finals at Cougar Fall Draw... won Flight D Singles title at Houston Quad... went on to finish the season with a 13-15 record in singles... played singles at the No. 4, 5 and 6 spots... was seen at the No. 3 doubles spot... compiled 6-6 record in doubles play.

    High School:
    Lettered in three sports at Charles P. Allen High School, including badminton and volleyball... MVP of badminton team and won Rookie of the Year award in volleyball... graduated with honors.

    Personal:
    Born on May 16, 1988 to parents of Tanya and Graham Starratt... majoring in psychology... also recruited by Syracuse, Rhode Island, North Carolina and Niagara... mom and brother, Cameron, are national tennis players, while father is a national racquetball and cycling athlete.

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