Lu earns fourth-consecutive All-Academic honor.
Panthers bounced in first round of ACC Tournament
Panthers aim for a fifth place finish
Panthers and Bulls square off with a berth in the semis on the line
Casey Roche named Pitt Athlete of the Week
JUNIOR (2012-13): Match-by-Match Results:
Played 22 singles matches and 20 doubles matches this season...played No. 2 in singles and No. 1 in doubles...won three three-set close matches throughout the season...hit a singles winning streak from Mar. 13-23 starting off with a shutout against Savannah State's Andrea Pavlovic and ending with a shut out of Robert Morris' Marie-Sophie Heine and Dounia Zinib in doubles...finished the spring season with a singles record of 6-16 and a doubles record of 7-14...Began the 2012-13 season by winning the flight two doubles bracket at the Saint Joseph's Invitational with partner Taylor Washington...Also took home top honors in the consolation singles flight one...captured the flight B doubles championship with Washington at the Navy Blue & Gold Invitational.
Played at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles during her sophomore season...compiled 53 combined career wins...collected four victories during the fall tournament slate...earned a first-round win over Julie Labarthe of Quinnipiac in the Eastern Collegiate Invitational on Sept. 23...competed in both singles and doubles in the ITA fall invitational...collected seven straight-set victories...won four of her first five matches during the spring...registered three consecutive wins from Feb. 3 through Feb. 10...claimed a shutout 6-0, 6-0 win over Devynn Sarver of St. Francis...dropped just one game to Duquesne's Vanessa Steiner in a 6-1, 6-0 victory in the fall...registered 11 wins when paired with Taylor Washington at No. 1 doubles...the doubles team never lost more than two consecutive matches...tallied a four-match win streak with Washington from Feb. 3 - Feb. 11, which included two Big East victories against WVU and Georgetown...posted an 8-0 shutout win against St. Bonaventure's doubles team of Amiri/Pallikunnel on Feb. 28.
Namedthe team MVP following a stellar freshman campaign...led the team with 20 victories in singles action...posted a 20-8 singles record that tied for ninth overall in single-season wins...compiled a .714 season win percentage that ranked 14th in the record books...did not lose two consecutive matches all season...collected four three-match win streaks during the spring season...opened her career with a 6-2 fall record...advanced to the semifinals in the Eastern Collegiate Invitational where she upset the top seed in her bracket...followed with an appearance in the finals of the Sergio Tacchini Invitational...came back from one set down to win against St. John's (Jan. 29)...won a tough three-set match against Georgetown (Apr. 13)... turned in a seasons-best 12-10 doubles record when partnered with Kimmy Borza...won five-out-of-six doubles matches with Borza from March 18-April 6...was the first doubles team to finish in the first-ever tennis match played at Alpha Tennis and Fitness Club alongside Borza...posted an 8-3 victory in that first doubles match against St. Bonaventure (Feb. 21).
Compiled a 64-5 record while at Laguna Hills....helped the Hawks to a 13-7 record and a number six finish in Orange County as a junior...awarded the California State Legislature Sports Award...earned team MVP and best singles player honors...named an all-league and all-county selection...received the Principals Award for Academic Excellence.
Daughter of Michael and Julia Lu...has an older brother, Daniel....a neuroscience major.
Pitt Tennis Releases Fall Schedule
Blakely Reaches ITA Singles, Doubles Finals
Blakely Falls in ITA Doubles Final
Blakely Wins Doubles Title at ITA Summer Circuit
Pitt Tennis Blanked by Notre Dame
Pitt Tennis Opens ACC Tournament with Notre Dame