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  Lolade Ogungbesan
Lolade Ogungbesan

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
London, England

High School:
ACS Cobham

10/20/2014

Pitt Eliminated in Quarterfinals of ITA Atlantic Regional

Blakely and Ogungbesan became first Pitt duo to reach ITA quarters

10/19/2014

Blakely and Ogungbesan Advance in Doubles at ITA Atlantic Regional

Pitt to take on VCU in doubles with a berth to the Final Four on the line

10/18/2014

Blakely and Ogungbesan Reach Round of 16 at ITA Regionals

Pitt duo to face Virginia Tech in quarterfinals.

10/17/2014

Molly Wickman, Pitt Doubles Advance at ITA Regionals

Action continues on Saturday in Blacksburg.

10/16/2014

Tennis Heads to Blacksburg for ITA Atlantic Regional

All seven Panthers to play in ITA Regional.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Match-by-Match Results: Finished with a team-high 14 singles victories...Won her first two matches in both singles and doubles, including an 8-2 doubles win against Robert Morris's Marie-Sophie Heine and Larissa Kiyoku, partnering with Molly Wickman...Recorded her first ACC conference victories in singles and doubles against Wake Forest, winning 6-3, 6-3 over Luisa Fernandez...Also beat Wake Forest doubles team 8-2 with teammate Molly Wickman...Facing Duke's Hanna Mar, who was ranked No. 31 in the nation, Ogungbesan notched an impressive singles victory, winning 1-6, 6-4, 10-7...Notched another ACC singles victory over Nicole Martinez from NC State 6-3, 6-7, 7-5...Earned a 8-3 doubles victory with Jocelyn Lu against Syracuse's Rhiann Newborn and Maria Avgerinos...Finished the season with a singles record of 14-14 and a doubles record of 9-13.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended ACS Cobham in Cobham, England...was the ISST Girls Singles Champion and helped her team finish third overall...ITF Grade 4 semifinalist in 2011...as a junior she was selected to play for England in the Four Nations Tournament...was the Surrey Junior Champion...Coached by Stefan Ortega who coached former No. 2 in the world and Grand Slam Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova...Stan Belton Schools cross country champion...competed for Athletics club in the 100m and 200m events.

PERSONAL: The daughter of Pat and Tunde Ogungbesan...has two sisters: Fehinti and Murayo...has published two books -- one at age eight and Bus 65 at age 16...won an art competition by the Cartoon Network...fluent in Spanish...designed a house logo for her high school...spent four years in Barcelona, Spain, at the Sanchez-Casal academy.