Women's Tennis

Grace Keating
Grace Keating

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Mich.

High School:
Troy

Height:
5-5

Major:
Communications / Public Speaking



05/01/2013

Oakland Tennis Season Review

The Golden Grizzlies posted their best finish since 2008

04/12/2013

Oakland Drops Close Match to South Dakota 4-2

The Golden Grizzlies won the doubles point

04/11/2013

Oakland Captures 4-2 Victory over Omaha

The Golden Grizzlies won four singles matches

03/30/2013

Oakland Bests IUPUI 4-1 in Final League Cluster Match

The Golden Grizzlies won all three doubles matches.

03/29/2013

Oakland Tennis Tops Western Illinois 6-1

OU will conclude The Summit League Cluster tomorrow at 8 a.m.

03/30/2013

Oakland vs. IUPUI

The Oakland women's tennis team faced IUPUI in the final match of The Summit League Cluster

03/28/2013

Oakland vs. Fort Wayne

The Oakland women's tennis team faced off against Fort Wayne in their second match at The Summit League Cluster

03/28/2013

Oakland vs. Kansas City

The Oakland women's tennis team faced Kansas City in the opening match of The Summit League Cluster.

02/02/2013

Oakland vs Detroit - Feb. 2, 2013

The Golden Grizzlies battled the Titans at Franklin Athleitc Club on Feb. 2, 2013.

09/22/2012

Oakland Women's Tennis at Detroit - Sept. 22, 2012

The Golden Grizzlies fell 6-2 to Detroit at the Detroit Invitational a non-championship season match hosted at Detroit.

2011-12:
▪ Played in all 19 matches for Oakland
▪ Turned in a 4-14 record in singles matches, including a 2-5 Summit League singles record
▪ Her four singles wins tied for the most on the team
▪ Posted singles wins over Bradley, Wright State, IUPUI and Western Illinois
▪ Her three doubles wins were second most on the team
▪ Posted a 1-6 record in Summit League doubles matches
▪ Her overall doubles record for the season was 3-14
▪ Earned doubles victories over Youngstown State, IUPUI and Western Illinois

2010-11:
▪ Posted an 8-12 singles record as a freshman
▪ Went 4-9 in doubles action, including a 4-7 record at No. 3 doubles
▪ Finished with a 4-4 singles record in Summit League play
▪ Posted a 5-8 record as the No. 4 singles player in the OU lineup
▪ Picked up the first win of her career against Katie Hargrove of Lewis (Oct. 1)
▪ Won the back draw of the IPFW Tournament by winning three straight matches (Oct. 1-2)
▪ Earned a her first dual win and first Summit League win 6-1, 6-0 against Centenary

High School:
▪ Earned four varsity letters under coach Dave Patrangelo and Brian Myska at Troy High School
▪ Served as a two-time team captain
▪ Earned all-state honors in singles in 2009
▪ Named the Daily Tribune Women's Tennis Player of the Year following the 2009 season
▪ Was a four-time all-area and all-league selection, also earned three all-district honors
▪ Helped her high school team win regionals in 2009 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Division I Michigan Tournament
▪ Won sectionals, states, regionals and districts as a member of her 4.5 USTA tennis team
▪ Also ran track at THS and competed in club swimming

Academic Awards and Extracurricular Activities:
▪ Earned a third place finish at DECA Nationals

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Finishing 22-8 in her senior year to earn Southeastern Michigan Player of the Year Honors

Personal:
Full Name:
Grace Elizabeth Keating
Parents: Melinda and Tighe Keating
> Her father, Tighe, played at Michigan State and was a tennis professional
Siblings: Hope, Clare and Faith

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. The coach
2. The atmosphere
3. The school itself

Grace Keating's Career Statistics

Singles Doubles
2010-11 8-12 (.400) 4-9 (.308)
2011-12 4-14 (.286) 3-14 (.176)
Career 12-26 (.316) 7-23 (.233)
NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity