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    Summer  Walker
    Summer Walker
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Conyers, Ga.

    High School:
    Rockdale Magnet School

    2014-15 (Freshman Season): Finished her rookie season posting a 20-12 singles record playing at No. 4 and No. 5 for the Huskies…Tied for the team lead with 16 doubles victories…Posted a 16-14 doubles record…Teamed with classmate Yelyzaveta Pletnyeva to post an 11-7 record during the spring playing at No. 3 doubles…Had a six-match winning streak in singles play during the fall season…Posted 10 singles victories during fall tournament play…Advanced to the semifinals in Flight “C” at the USTA Billie Jean King Women’s College Invitational at the National Tennis Center…Reached the semifinals of Flight “B” at the Quinnipiac Invitational…Teamed with sophomore Shea Flanagan to advance to the semifinals of Doubles Flight 2 at the Army West Point Invitational…Had a five-match singles win streak in the spring to help the Huskies to five-straight wins, beating Point Loma Nazarene, Azusa Pacific, Fairfield, Temple and Villanova.

    Before UConn: A graduate of Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology in Conyers, Georgia…Came to Storrs as a 4-star recruit, earning a national ranking of No. 102 on TennisRecruiting.net…Was a silver medalist at the I-SWEEP international research project Olympiad in 2013 in Houston…Was the recipient of the USTA Clay Court Championships Sportsmanship Award.

    Personal: Born October 14, 1995…Aliyah Summer Walker is the daughter of Sulinda Walker…Has a sister Shannon…An environmental engineering major.