Height
5'9
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Memphis, Tenn.
High School
St. Agnes HS

Five-Time ITA Scholar-Athlete (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)

SENIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Received SEC Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career for her outstanding performance against Florida and South Carolina… Clinched two matches in the spring against New Mexico and UL-Lafayette… Posted a 9-9 overall record with a 5-4 record in the SEC…  Partnered with Nicole Kantor to compile the second-best doubles record on the team as they finished 13-7… Clinched doubles against Florida and put LSU up 2-0 in singles in the first-ever defeat over the Gators… Swept South Carolina winning doubles on court three and putting the Lady Tigers up 2-0 with a singles win on court six to help the Lady Tigers claim their third-ever victory against the Gamecocks… Named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll… Sat out the fall due to back injury… Received ITA Scholar-Athlete accolades for the fifth consecutive season and earned an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship as she is the first Lady Tiger in program history to receive the honor… Earned fourth varsity letter. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08)
One of only nine LSU athletes to receive the Wally Pontiff, Jr., Academic Excellence Award … Recipient of the ITA Southwest Regional Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award … Named to the SEC Community Service Team … Battled nagging injuries throughout the spring … Compiled a 15-12 overall singles record and a 9-8 dual record, competing mostly at the No. 6 position … Clinched four matches for the Lady Tigers, the second most on the team behind Hannah Robinson … Finished with a 20-14 doubles record, the second most doubles wins on the team behind Mykala Hedberg … Competed at the No. 3 doubles position most of the season with Nicole Kantor … Ranked No. 30 in doubles with Hedberg early in the dual season … Listed at No. 20 in the ITA Southwest Regional fall singles rankings and No. 4 in the Southwest Regional fall doubles rankings with Hedberg … Advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Southwest Regional Championships in doubles with partner Megan Falcon … Also advanced to the semifinals of the SEC Fall Coaches Classic with Hedberg, including a win over the nation’s 21st-ranked duo of Amanda Taylor and Courtney Ulery of Vanderbilt in the quarterfinal round … Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete … Earned third varsity letter.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07)
Returned to play after having back surgery and sitting out last season with a medical redshirt … started the fall season off strong winning the consolation title at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in Texas … ended the season owning a .500 mark in singles play with a 9-1 record in the No. 5 slot … compiled an 18-15 record in doubles play ending the season at the No. 3 slot with freshman Nicole Kantor … Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete for the third consecutive season … Earned second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005-06)
Named ITA Scholar-Athlete … Had back surgery that prevented her from competing … Received a medical redshirt for the year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004-05)
Started her LSU career strong, leading the team in wins with 27 … Posted a stellar 13-5 singles record in the fall … Advanced from the pre-qualifiers all the way to the round of 32 in the ITA Southwest Regionals, winning four consecutive matches … Went 22-15 overall in doubles, including a title in the fall at the Indiana Hoosier Classic with partner Lauren Seaman … Went 12-5 with partner Amanda Mang in doubles dual matches … Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and also listed as an ITA Scholar-Athlete … Earned first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Was a four-year letterwinner for coach Carla Brengenberg at St. Agnes Academy in Memphis, Tenn. … Her team won the 2003 State Tennis Championship in Tennessee and was a finalist in 2000, 2001 and 2002 … Was doubles state runner-up in ninth and tenth grades … Ranked at No. 4 in the state of Tennessee … Named a Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalist … Best of the Preps Private School Female Athlete of the Year

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 28, 1985, in Blytheville, Ark. … Graduated LSU with a degree in Economics … Attending graduate school during her senior season … Daughter of Bob and Beth Spencer … Has a younger sister, Kate … Was a member of the National Honor Society and National French Honor Society in high school … Voted president of high school student government her senior year.

SPENCER’S CAREER STATISTICS

Singles

Overall
vs. Top 125
SEC Dual

Year

W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.

2004-05

27
18
.600
0
5
.000
2
9
.182

2005-06

Medical Redshirt

2006-07

16
16
.500
0
2
.000
6
5
.545

2007-08

15

12

.556

0

1

.000

5

4

.556

2008-09

9

9

.500

0

0

.000

5

4

.556

Totals

67
55
.549
0
8
.000
18
22
.450

Doubles

Overall
vs. Top 60
SEC Dual

Year

W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.

2004-05

22
15
.595
1
4
.200
6
5
.545

2005-06

Medical Redshirt

2006-07

18
15
.545
1
3
.250
6
5
.545

2007-08

20

14

.588

2

2

.500

4

5

.444

2008-09

13

7

.650

0

2

.000

5

3

.675

Totals

73
51
.589
4
11
.267
21
18
.538

 

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