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  Dee-Dee Nelson
Dee-Dee Nelson

Player Profile

Bountiful, Utah

High School:
Bountiful HS

Last College:
Utah State University




At Utah

Senior (Fall 2008): Competed in the BYU Invitational, the Jack Taylor Invitational and the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championships...made it to the singles flight B quarterfinals at the BYU Invitational...compiled an overall 1-4 singles record...teamed up with Leigh Walsh in doubles at the BYU Invitational, reaching the round of 16.

Junior (2007-08): Transferred to the U. from Utah State ... compiled a 5-3 overall singles record, going undefeated in dual matches (2-0)...reached the quarterfinal round at the BYU Invitational in flight B singles.

Sophomore (2006-07 at Utah State): Compiled an 8-8 singles record playing for the most part at the No. 4 spot ... teamed up with Courtney Anderson in doubles play at the No. 2 spot to tally a 3-2 record ... lettered as an active member of the team.

Freshman (2005-06 at Utah State): Compiled a 10-12 singles record and 13-10 doubles record ... lettered as a true freshman ... scholar athlete in 2006 ... earned WAC Player of the Week honor.

High School/Juniors: Two-time state tennis champion ... earned four tennis letters, two letters in cross country, and one letter in track ... awarded academic all-state ... Coca Cola Scholar ... earned the Presidential Scholar Award ... winner of the Arthur Ashe Essay ... winner of the Deseret Morning News Essay ... Robert C. Byrd Scholar ... made the honor roll four years in a row.

Personal: Daughter of Julie Nelson ... born July 17, 1987 ... majoring in broadcast journalism.

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