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Merritt Whitley
Kansas City, Missouri
Park Hill High School
Recent Graduate, Class of 2010

Overall Record: 0-1  
 Height: 5' 8"
 Plays: Right-handed
 H.S. Coach: Tim Kalis
 Private Coaches:   Kent Helgeson & Chris Smith
 Favorite Player: Unknown

Due to injury in winter of Dec. 2007/2008 had to take off 4.5 months to heal wrist. Took extra time to make sure my wrist was completely healed. My personal pay off showed during High School season with winning state doubles.

Aug. 2008 National WTA tournament placed 3rd with partner Sam Barth.
Working to getting my ranking back up in the Missiouri Valley.

Freshman: 3rd place HS State Championship singles
2nd place Districts singles
Conference Championship (team)
All Metro tennis team- First Team sinlges
Athlete of the week Northland Star
Girl Athlete of the Fall Sun Tribune
Sophmore- 4th place State HS Championship sinlges
1st place Districts singles
Conference Championship (team)
All Metro tennis team-First team
Kansas City Star Athlete of the week
Junior- State HS Championship in Doubles
3rd place Team State HS Championship
1st place Districts Doubles
Conference Championship (team)
All Metro tennis team- Second team Doubles
Girl Athlete of the Fall only athlete to receive this honor twice
Park Hill HS best team finish at state in HS history
Park Hill's first Tennis State Championship
Played #1 Varsity the last 3 years

2006 USTA Sportsmanship Award for girl's 16 Missiouri Valley

10/21 Elise Wagle chooses UCLA
10/21 Kate Coppage chooses Sewanee
10/20 Daiid Kaszubowski chooses OUAZ
10/20 Emma Fernald chooses William & Mary
10/20 Alexa Griffith chooses William & Mary
10/19 Sarah Shaub chooses Penn State - Harrisburg
10/19 Will Ecklund chooses Drake
10/19 Yana Gaskell chooses SIUE
10/19 Talman Ramsey chooses Sewanee
10/19 Ruth Hill chooses Trinity (TX)

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