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  Lindsay Burdette
Lindsay Burdette

Player Profile

Jackson, GA

High School:
UNL Independent Study


2009-10: All-American in doubles ... Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Toyo Tires Pac-10 Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... NCAA Doubles champion with partner Hilary Barte, capturing Stanford's 13th overall collegiate doubles title and first since 2005 ... finished season with a national singles ranking of No. 59 ... 19-16 overall and 14-11 in duals, playing all of her matches at the No. 2 position ... 3-4 in three-set matches ... Pac-10 Player of the Week for Feb. 7 ... defeated No. 5 Yasmin Schnack of UCLA at the NCTC Classic on Jan. 16, but her biggest win of the year came in Stanford's championship victory over Florida, cruising past previously-undefeated and No. 8 Allie Will 6-3, 6-3 ... completed three NCAA Tournament team matches, all of which were victories ... after a stretch in which she lost nine of 10, finished the year by winning six of her last nine and was a factor in the postseason both on and off the court as a team leader ... partnered exclusively with Barte in doubles, as the duo finished 42-6 overall, 22-4 in duals, 23-5 against nationally-ranked opponents and earned a final No. 3 national ranking ... Stanford's top duo won a season-high 19 consecutive matches from Oct. 23-Feb. 24, losing its first match of the year on Oct. 9 before suffering just its second loss of the season on Feb. 27 ... Barte and Burdette won three other doubles titles (ITA Northwest Regional Championships, ITA National Indoor Championships and NCTC Classic).

2008-09: All-American in doubles ... All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention honoree ... Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... advanced to the NCAA Championships in doubles, earning a runner-up finish with teammate Hilary Barte ... finished with a national singles ranking of No. 89 ... closed the year with a 21-10 overall record and a 17-6 mark in duals, playing most of her matches at the No. 2 spot (10-5) ... 7-7 against Pac-10 opponents ... 8-8 against nationally-ranked opponents ... 16-3 in home matches ... 3-4 in three-set matches ... after starting the year 3-3, won a season-best seven straight contests from Jan. 17-Feb. 14 ... chalked up a 3-2 mark in the fall season ... split a pair of three-set matches at the ITA All-American Championships in the qualifying round ... reached the round of 16 at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships ... partnered mainly with Barte in doubles, as the duo finished 27-8 overall, 20-4 in duals and earned a final national ranking of No. 4 ... dropped a 6-3, 6-4 decision to California's Mari Andersson and Jana Juricova in the final of the NCAA Doubles Championships, falling just short in a bid to become Stanford's first NCAA Doubles champions since 2005 ... Stanford's top duo pieced together a 13-match winning streak before the season-ending loss and posted a 15-7 mark against nationally-ranked opponents.

2007-08: All-American in doubles ... Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... finished the year 23-14 overall in singles and was 17-8 in dual matches ... concluded the year with a final national ranking of No. 65 ... 10-2 at the No. 4 position ... 10-8 against Pac-10 opponents ... 5-9 versus nationally-ranked foes ... 12-1 in home matches ... finished the year winning 10 of her last 11 contests, including all three NCAA Tournament matches ... won at least five matches in a row on two different occasions ... scored her biggest victory of the year when she upended then-No. 11 Fani Chifchieva 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 at the ITA All-American Championships in October ... 4-4 during the fall season ... reached the semifinals of the Saint Mary's Invitational ... advanced to the round of 32 at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships ... partnered with Hilary Barte in doubles, as the duo finished 17-12 overall and earned a final ranking of No. 9 while reaching the NCAA Doubles Championship ... the team played all of its contests at the No. 1 spot and won six of its last nine matches to close out the year.

2006-07: All-American in singles and doubles ... All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection ... finished the year with a national ranking of No. 23 ...compiled a team-best 31-6 overall record and was 18-2 in dual match play ... 18-3 against Pac-10 opponents ... 9-5 against nationally-ranked foes ... 12-1 in home matches ... 13-4 on neutral courts ... 8-4 in three-set matches ... dominant start to her rookie campaign, winning 20 of her first 22 matches ... won 13 straight contests from Jan. 14-Mar. 30 ... reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship after knocking off three top-30 opponents, including a 6-4, 6-4 win over No. 4 Susie Babos of California in the second round ... played most of her matches at the No. 5 spot, going 12-2 ... finished the fall season with a 7-2 record ... registered a runner-up finish at the Saint Mary's Invitational, winning four of five matches ... picked up a win in her first collegiate match against Ashley Tavita of San Jose State (1-0, retired) ... defeated her first nationally-ranked opponent when she edged No. 98 Aude Lambert of Saint Mary's 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 ... teamed with Anne Yelsey as the Cardinal's top doubles team, as the duo finished 23-8 overall and 15-4 in dual match play ... with Yelsey, advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championships and won 10 straight matches between Mar. 30-Apr. 28 ... the duo reached the semifinals of the ITA Northwest Regional Championships in October.

Prior to Stanford: Attended UNL Independent Study High School in Lincoln, Neb. ... participated in USTA and ITF.

Personal: Born in Macon, Ga. ... parents are Alan and Judy Burdette ... lists her most exciting experience in sports as "playing in the finals of 18s National Hardcourts and doubles main draw at the 2006 U.S. Open" ... older sister, Erin- a four-time All-American- was a member of the Cardinal women's tennis team from 2002-05 ... also has an older brother, Andy, and a younger sister, Mallory, who is a freshman on the tennis team this year.

Head Coach Lele Forood says: "Lindsay had a development year last season where she played tough matches against the best players in the country and continued to learn how to utilize her game to its fullest. She finished her sophomore year on a high note and will work hard this year to find the consistency in results that her game is capable of bringing at this level. She is very comfortable attacking, which will always be the goal of her play in both singles and doubles. Look for a profound maturity and purpose to Lindsay's game this season and some inspired doubles play to boot."

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