Clare Mendell

Clare  Mendell


Canton, Ga.

High School:
King's Academy



Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet


UCF's Lorbergs Defeats Fifth Ranked Opponent of the Season

UND 6, UCF 1


Women's Tennis Falls at No. 27 Florida State

UCF returns to the court Saturday vs. Georgia State.


Trailing 2-0, UCF Women's Tennis Charges Back to Upend Furman

UCF 5, Furman 2


Two Home Matches in Store for UCF Women's Tennis Team

Knights host Troy Friday, Furman Saturday.

-Totaled a 17-12 overall and 7-8 dual-match record, playing primarily at No. 4
-Recorded a 3-5 league record with wins over UConn, East Carolina and Temple
-Posted a 6-4 mark in three-set matches
-Went 9-1 during a stretch over the fall from Sept. 26-Oct. 31
-Captured the Single B title at the Juan Varon Invite on Oct.24-26
-Registered an 8-6 doubles record, playing with Sofia Baptista during the dual-match season
-Went 5-3 during conference matches

-Led the team with 18 singles wins, going 18-13 during the year highlighted by a 12-6 mark in dual-match competition
-Went 8-3 at the No. 6 spot, and 4-3 at No. 5
-Combined for an 11-14 doubles record, going 4-3 at No. 3 with Cortney Cesarini, and 2-2 at the same spot with Caroline Eberhart
-Won five of her last six completed singles matches

-Notched a 7-3 record in tournament play en route to a 9-7 overall singles record
-Went 2-4 at the No. 6 position in dual matches
-Tied for the Flight E singles title at the Knights Invitational
-Was 5-5 in doubles, all in tournament play
-Played the most with Caroline Eberhart as the duo went 3-2 together

Prior to UCF:
-Was part of the RCS (Racquet Club of the South) in Atlanta, Ga. - The RCS is a USTA training site, with it being one of only five in the United States
-Prior to enrolling at UCF, was coached by Don Johnson, the former Wimbledon and U.S. Open doubles champion, and he helped her get to the finals of two women's opens in the summer of 2012: the Chattanooga City Open in doubles and the Atlanta City Open in singles
-Ranked as high as No. 65 on while being in the top 15 in the Southern region
-Won the World Team Tennis tournament in San Diego, Ca.
-Was one of three players selected in the Southern part of the U.S., competing against teams from all around the country - The tournament was organized and ran by legendary female tennis player Billie Jean King
-Had a GPA around 4.0 and was involved with the Beta Club along with National Honors Society at her high school, King's Academy

-Lived in Canton, Ga., after moving from Plantation, Fla.

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