Catherine Wood has been ranked as high as #1 in the State of North Carolina in USTA Juniors
Progressively improving each year as evidenced by highest recruiting ranking:
2009 - 115
2008 - 196
2007 - 207
2006 - 225
2005 - 235
2004 - 308
Will continue to improve given the time, focus, and facilities offered in college versus public high school.
Completed all requirements to graduate early from high school (January 27, 2009) to allow time to work on improving all aspects of the game prior to heading to college.
Volunteered at Moses Cone Hospital Surgery Ward in Spring 2009 (as she plans to become a surgeon).
Member of the 2008 BG16 USTA Zone Team Champions Squad - July 2008. Team went undefeated on way to the gold (5-0).
2007 & 2008 Quarterfinalist at Crown NC Women's State Closed Championship
*** Ragsdale High School ***
Catherine holds the individual record for most wins in Ragsdale Women's Tennis history with 107 wins in singles and doubles !
Individual: Doubles Conference Champion, Regional Champion, State Finalist; named "All State"
Team: State Post-season tournament competitor; named a team MVP
Individual: Conference Champion, Regional Champion, State Quarterfinals;
Named "Conference Player of the Year"
Team: Conference Champion; State Post-season tournament competitor; Named team MVP
Individual: Conference Finalist, Regional Finalist, State Semi-Finalist; named "All State"
Team: Conference Champion; State Post-season tournament competitor; Named team Most Improved
Individual: Conference Finalist, Regional Finalist, State Participant
Team: North Carolina State Champions! (record 21-0)
Scholar-athlete: Weighted GPA = 4.9; Unweighted GPA = 3.9; ranked #7 in class of around 350 students
"AP Scholar with Distinction" having passed all 6 AP exams taken: Statistics, World History, Biology, Psychology, English, and Environmental Science with an average score of 3.5
Total 3-section SAT Score of 1910 (all 3 sections in 600 - 700 range)
2009 National Merit Scholarship Program Qualifier
National Honor Society
Was endorsed to, and attended, the North Carolina Competitive Training Center in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Attended Bollettieri Tennis Academy in summer 2007