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 Megan Broderick
Megan Broderick

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Florida Virtual School

Event:
Distance


05/13/2012

Dykstra Finishes Second in Men's Javelin

Dykstra leads UK on final day, Orta paces Kentucky for meet with team-high 12 points earned

05/13/2012

Evans Claims Men's Discus Title at SEC Championships

Sophomore wins Kentucky's fifth-straight title in the men's discus at the SEC Championships

05/12/2012

Kentucky Men in Fifth after Day Two of SEC Championships

Luttrell finishes fourth in men's 10,000-meter finals at SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

05/09/2012

Wildcats Prepare for SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

UK heads to Baton Rouge, La., for premier track & field conference championship

04/22/2012

Men's Discus Leads UK in Day Two of Polytan Invitational

Andrew Evans, Terri-Ann Grant earns victories in discus, high jump, respectively

After competing for four years in tennis, Broderick is completing her eligibility clock in cross country and track and field.

TENNIS CAREER:

  • 2008 Freshman All-SEC
  • 2008 Singles All-SEC Second Team
  • 2008 Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 18, Mar. 25, Apr. 8)

2011 (Senior): Played every singles match at the No. 1 position ... Won the second most singles matches (10) on the team ... Won three matches in conference play ... Won 64 matches in her Kentucky career ... Won six doubles matches at the No. 1 position ... Won two conference doubles matches at the No. 1 position.

2010 (Junior):
Led the Wildcats at No. 1 singles...Ranked as high as No. 98 andNo. 77 in preseason...defeated No. 100 Katrina Tsang of North Carolina after third set tie breaker (10-2)...upset No. 39 Alexa Guarachi of Alabama intwo easy sets, 6-1, 6-3...finished her singles season 4-17 and 7-15 in doubles, mostly played withChristine Johnston at No. 2 doubles...Was awarded an at-large bid by the Fifth Third Bank Tennis Championships (July 2009) and played her way to a qualifying spot; beat Alexandra Riley (ITA No. 931), Julia Cohen (univ. of Miami), and Nicole Bartnik (Columbia).

2009 (Sophomore): Played primarily at No. 1 singles ... Ranked as high as No. 55 in the country this season ... After being down 7-3 in a third set tie-breaker, she upset No. 34 Yvette Hyndman of Georgia, 10-8 ... Finished with a 9-9 doubles record with partner Christine Johnston ... Selected as a participant in the Qualifying Singles round of the 2008 Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championship and advanced to the Qualifying Round of 16 ... Was a tournament runner-up at the 2008 June Stewart Invitational.

2008 (Freshman): Finished her rookie season playing at the No. 1 position in singles with an 18-6 record ... Earned a final ITA Singles ranking at No. 76 ... Selected to Second Team All-SEC with an 8-5 conference record as well as being named to the Freshman All-SEC team ... Named a three-time SEC Freshman of the Week first on February 18th and again on March 25th and April 7th ... Defeated three higher ranked players in singles ... Played at all positions in doubles ... Had a 4-5 record at No. 1 with partner Carolina Escamilla, being ranked as high as No. 49 ... Beat then-No. 17 doubles team of Gira Schofield and Ana Zubori of South Carolina, 8-6 with Escamilla ... Had an early season nine-match win streak during key upsets against Michigan and Clemson.

Junior Career: The 11th-ranked prep player in the nation and the fifth-ranked competitor in the state of Florida ... Was named a five-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net ... A two-time Florida Player of the Year, capturing two individual state championships and twice earning All-America honors as team captain ... Ranked seventh in the nation and first in the state in doubles as a senior and was ranked No. 2 in the state in singles as a senior ... Captured the University of Florida's ITA singles and doubles championships ... Captain of the 18s junior national Fed Cup.

Personal: Born Megan Leah Broderick on July 5, 1988 ... Parents are Tim and Sandra Broderick ... Majoring in broadcast journalism.

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