Grace Deering
Grace Deering
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Catholic

2014-15: Finished second on the team with 44 wins in her first collegiate season ... Posted a 44-12 overall record (23-6 singles, 21-6 doubles) ... Won 10 straight singles matches from March 9-April 10 ... Teamed with Hanna Newstadt to win seven of their last eight matches at No. 2 doubles ... Named the UAA Athlete of the Week Feb. 16 and March 16  ... ITA Scholar-Athlete  ... ITA Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner at Charlotte Catholic High School ... Finished with a 157-31 career record (87-17 singles, 70-14 doubles), including a 45-3 singles record in her junior and senior seasons, while playing No. 1 singles and doubles her final three years ... Four-time all-state, all-region and all-conference honoree ... Three-time conference player of the year (2011-13) ... Named the player of the year by the South Charlotte Weekly as a junior and senior ... Three-year team MVP ... Led the Cougars to the North Carolina 3A State Championship in 2010 and 2012, and a state finalist appearance in 2011 ... Individual doubles state finalist in 2012 ... Honor Council vice president ... AP Scholar with Honors ... Commended National Merit Scholar ... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member ... Honor Roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Daughter of John and Mary Kay Deering.