STORRS, Conn. -- University of Connecticut head women's tennis coach Glenn Marshall announced that Jacquelyn Fitz-Randolph (Tampa, Fla. / Carrollwood Day School) has signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Husky tennis program for the fall of 2015. Fitz-Randolph joins Jacquelyn Lazaro (Largo, Fla. / Clearwater Central Catholic H.S.) in making up next season's freshmen class.
"I am looking forward to welcoming Jackie to our team this fall," said head coach Glenn Marshall. "She is an outstanding competitor that will make an immediate impact to our team. Coming from the Florida section for junior tennis has prepared her to be physically fit, mentally tough, and ready to compete at a high level. The team and I are excited to have her join our Husky tennis family."
On the court, Fitz-Randolph is a four-star recruit who was ranked 86th nationally her senior season. She is ranked 21st by the USTA in the state of Florida and advanced to the national singles girls 18's quarterfinals. She took third place at the national singles girls 18's at the regionals in Virginia Beach. In doubles play, she was the Florida Designated girls 18's champion.
Named team captain at Carrollwood Day School her senior season, she finished her high school career as a four-time district and regional champion. She advanced to the state semifinals all four seasons and was a three-time state finalist.
In the classroom, Fitz-Randolph was a National Honors Society student-athlete who was also named to the Principal's Honor Roll for a grade point average of 4.50 or higher. She is also a member of the Spanish Honors Society, the Math Honors Society and the Key Club as well as serving on her school's Student Athletic Board and as a Student Council Ambassador.