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Melissa Koning
Melissa Koning

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mount Eliza, Australia

High School:
Frankston

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
05/10/1987

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Awards & honors
2008 ITA All-American

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Earned ITA All-American honors for doubles along with partner Alex Haney after advancing to the second round of the NCAA Individual Championships ... Went 16-4, 9-2 SEC paired with Haney ... Recorded a 14-10, 6-5 SEC singles mark ... Defeated Natsa Vuckovic in Auburn's SEC Tournament win over South Carolina ... Beat Ohio State's Julie Blackmore in first round of NCAA Championships ... In doubles action, prevailed over TCU's No. 14 pair of Macall Harkins and Anna Sydorska ... Topped Ohio State's Angela DiPastina and Christina Keesey in first round of NCAA Championships ... Pair earned a win over first-round opponent Elizabeth Ferris and Emily Kwok of Utah, and followed with a second-round victory over Florida's Marrit Boonsta and Megan Alexander in the NCAA Individual Tournament ... Ranked as the ITA preseason No. 6 doubles team along with partner Alex Haney ... Played in the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship in the fall.

2006-07 (Freshman)
Finished the spring 13-8, 5-6 SEC ... Registered wins against ranked squads in No. 39 South Florida, No. 58 Arkansas, No. 39 LSU and No. 57 Alabama ... Paired with Alex Haney to go 14-7, 6-4 SEC ... Pair upset No. 13 duo Yvette Hyndman and Darya Ivanov of Georgia, 8-2, in Auburn's win and again at the SEC Tournament ... Also paired with Jil Hastenrath (1-1).

Personal

Born May 10, 1987 ... Daughter of Bram and Sharon Koning ... Has two siblings, Sallie and Bindy ... Major: Business Administration.

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