Height
5'9
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Fort Worth, Texas
High School
Texas Tech ISD

2008 ITA Scholar Athlete

SENIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Battled tendonitis in her right shoulder much of the season after starting off strong in the fall … Compiled a 14-18 overall singles record and finished with a 5-13 dual record … Combined with Hannah Robinson in doubles at the No. 2 position for most dual matches … Finished with a 6-11 doubles record with Robinson and a 13-16 overall doubles record … Clinched LSU’s first dual match against Tulsa at the No. 3 position … Ended the season with the most non-dual match wins on the team with nine … After dropping her opening singles match at the ITA Southwest Regionals in the fall, she won four straight matches to win the West consolation title … Earned her first career victory against a ranked singles opponent by defeating No. 116 Stephanie Davison of Texas 6-4, 6-3 in the finals of the West consolation bracket of the Southwest Regionals … Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete … Earned fourth varsity letter. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2006-07)
Compiled a 16-8 overall record in singles play despite not competing the second half of the season … Owns a 13-13 doubles record on the season … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005-06)
Continued her successful doubles play with partner Lauren Seaman to begin the season … Ranked in the top 50 in doubles and compiled a 12-8 mark prior to Seaman being sidelined with injury …. The duo knocked off two straight top-30 pairs against Rice and Texas A&M … The pair ranked at No. 60 in the nation in the ITA preseason poll … Earned second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004-05)
Excelled in her first year as a Lady Tigers, posting a 24-15 record, the second most wins on the team … Went 7-4 in SEC dual matches, at one point stringing together seven wins against conference opponents … Was a mainstay at No. 1 doubles, going 12-5 with partner Lauren Seaman and earning a ranking as high as No. 48 … Went 8-6 in singles and 7-5 in doubles in her fall debut as a Lady Tiger … Paired with Marina Chiarelli to advance to the quarterfinals of the ITA Southwest Regionals doubles competition … Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Earned first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Played tennis for Texas Tech University I.S.D., earning two letters … Won district her freshman year … In her sophomore year won district and state championship in singles … Ranked as high as No. 24 in the nation her senior year and No. 3 in the nation in doubles.

PERSONAL
Born on May 22, 1986, in Fort Worth, Texas … Daughter of Tobin and Cindy Tucker … Major is mass communication … Has one younger brother, Taylor.

TUCKER’S CAREER STATISTICS

Singles

Overall
vs. Top 125
SEC Dual

Year

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

2004-05

24
15
.615
0
2
.000
7
4
.636

2005-06

9
22
.290
0
2
.000
1
7
.125

2006-07

16
8
.667
0
2
.000

2007-08

14

18

.438

1

4

.200

0

7

.000

Totals

63
63
.500
1
8
.111
8
20
.286

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Doubles

Overall
vs. Top 60
SEC Dual

Year

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

2004-05

21
16
.568
1
7
.125
3
8
.273

2005-06

16
24
.400
2
7
.222
3
8
.273

2006-07

13
13
.500
1
5
.167

2007-08

13

16

.448

0

1

.000

2

5

.286

Totals

63
69
.477
3
15
.167
9
26
.257

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