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  Lauren McCreless (Macfarlane)
Lauren McCreless (Macfarlane)

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ogden, UT

High School:
Weber High School

Height:
5-8


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Junior (2008-09):

Capped off her junior year by earning the Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award for her outstanding character on and off the courts.

Singles:

• Overpowered Georgia Tech's No. 57 Noelle Hickey 6-2, 6-1 at the ACC Tournament.

• Kicked-off the dual match season with a 2-1 record at the Northwestern Invitational.

• Represented FSU on court three for most of the season where she posted a 14-7 record.

• Posted the second most dual-match wins this season with 18-9.

• Defeated two nationally ranked opponents during the fall season including No. 56 Keilly Ulery 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

• Overall singles record was 23-17 (5-8 fall and 18-9 spring).

Doubles:

• Alongside Noemie Scharle, went 2-0 at the NCAA Tournament including a win over Auburn's Chifchieva and Schreimann 8-1 to push the Seminoles to the second round.

• Defeated No. 33 Whoriskey and Sorbello of Tennessee with Katie Rybakova 8-2.

• Posted FSU's second most wins on court three with a 8-5 record.

• Overall doubles record was 16-22 (5-8 fall and 11-14 spring).

Sophomore (2007-08):

Followed a successful freshman year with a dynamic sophomore performance that included a repeat appearance on the All-ACC team.

Singles:

• Defeated Duke's No. 68 Tara Iyer 5-7, 6-4, 7-6(4).

• Posted an 18-6 dual-match record for a .750 win percentage.

• Posted 10 straight wins after dropping her first match of the season at the Hawaii Invitational.

• Spent most of the season in the number two spot posting a 12-1 record including a huge 6-1, 6-0 victory over Florida's No. 58-ranked Megan Alexander.

• Finished 6-5 on court one including a 7-6, 4-6, 1-0(10-7) win over No. 28 Elena Gantcheva of UNLV.

• Came back from a 3-6 first set loss against Texas' Courtney Zauft in the second round of the NCAA Championships to win the last two sets 6-4, 6-1.

• Overall singles record was 25-10 ( 5-3 fall and 20-7 spring)

Doubles:

• In tandem with fellow sophomore Jessica Wente, Macfarlane posted an incredible 21-3 dual match record with 27 wins overall, 12 in the ACC.

• Went 3-0 with Wente at the ACC Tournament playing in the three spot including a hard-fought 9-7 win over Duke's Nze/Zsilinszka duo that gave FSU the team doubles point.

• The sophomore sensations also took down the Mello/Zauft team from Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament with an 8-5 decision.

• Started the spring with an eight straight wins.

Freshman Year (2006-07):

Named to the 2007 All-ACC Academic Team.

Singles:

• Standout player in her first year with the team.

• Posted a 28-8 record for a .807 win percentage which ranks No. 3 in FSU history.

• Named to the 2007 All-ACC team.

• Tied for fourth in program history for single season dual match wins with 21.

• Only the 10th Seminole with 20 or more wins in a single season.

• Ranked as high as No. 58 during the season.

• Went 14-1 at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center.

• Participated in the NCAA Individual competition as an alternate.

Doubles:

• Invited to the 2006 Indoor National Championships along with doubles partner Nicola Slater.

• Went 18-6 with Slater for the fall and spring seasons before switching partners.

• Slater and Macfarlane climbed to No. 27 in ITA doubles rankings early in the spring.

• Also competed with teammates Tapiwa Marobela and Ania Rynarzewska.

• Posted a 26-14 doubles record with all three partners for both the spring and fall seasons.

High School and Other Accomplishments:

• Two-time high school All-American...captured state championship title in 2004 and 2005.

• Won the regional championship all four years.

• Ranked 17th nationally in the Girls 18 and under division.

• Ranked number one in the Intermountain division in the girls' under 16 and under 18 divisions.

• Member of the Intermountain Intersectional team for two years.

• Member of the Intermountain Junior Fed Cup one year...also participated in track and field.

• Graduated in the top 10% of her class.

Personal:

• Born on September 5, 1988....Majoring in marketing...Married Ashby McCreless in the summer of 2009...Daughter of Garrett and Sam Macfarlane...Father Garrett coached and played tennis at Utah State...Mother ran track at Utah State...Older sister Hadley played tennis at BYU and Boise State. She is now an assistant women's tennis coach at Boise State...Officer in FBLA...Volunteered with the Ogden Symphony Ballet and Ogden Opera Guild.

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