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Megan Barthels
2013-14 Women's Tennis
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Grand Rapids, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL
Catholic Central
Megan Barthels

2012-2013: Finished sophomore campaign with two singles and three doubles victories ... Played a career high 25 singles and 23 doubles matches ... won in two sets in both singles victories; 6-0, 6-0 over Western Illinois and 6-0, 6-3 over Chicago State ... split time competing at No. 2 and No. 4 singles ... played No. 2 doubles for the Crusaders.

2011-2012: Finished season with two singles and four doubles victories ... Played 20 singles and 20 doubles matches during the spring slate ... earned first collegiate win in two sets on Feb. 11 versus Kalamazoo ... Beat Western Illinois in two sets on Feb. 25 ...  Played seven singles and seven doubles matches during fall campaign ... played number one singles for the Crusaders ... made collegiate debut against SIU Edwardsville at the River Forest Tournament ... recipient of Sportsmanship Award.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Cougars ... earned All Ottawa-Kent Gold Conference honors three times ... a two-time Honorable Mention All-Area pick ... earned All-City accolades in 2008 ... a three-time conference champion ... earned Grand Rapids Press Athlete of the Week honors as a sophomore ... recipient of team’s Most Determined Award in 2010 ... team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... team captain as a senior ... a three-time Academic All-State pick ... a member of National Honors Society ... also lettered in golf.

Personal: Megan is the daughter of John and Sue Barthels ... major is nursing ... named to Dean's List both semesters freshman year ... member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society ... tutor at Benjamin Franklin Middle school ... volunteer youth tennis coach ... born Dec. 4, 1992.