Martha Blakely

  • Martha
  • Blakely

  • Class
  • Height
    5' 9
  • LH/RH
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Reading, Pa.
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2010-11: Led the team with 22 singles victories at the No. 2 position ... Ranked No. 21 in the Atlantic Region in singles ... Singles semifinalist at the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional ... Won Flight C singles at the 17th Annual Hokie Fall Invitational .. Teamed with Holly Johnson to win the doubles title at the UNCW Invitational ... Won three singles and two doubles matches at the UCF Knight Invitational ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-America District III At-Large First team ... Selected to the ACC All-Academinc Women’s Tennis team for the third consecutive year ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2009-10: Received the Skelton Award, given to the top Virginia Tech female scholar-athlete ... Named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® Women’s At-Large Third Team ... Singles winner and doubles finalists at the UNCG ITA Summer Circuit tournament in Greensboro, N.C. ... Singles finalists at both the Blacksburg and Mary Washington ITA Summer Circuit events ... Doubles champion at the Mary Washington ITA Summer Circuit tournament and UNCG ITA Summer Circuit doubles finalists ... ... Advanced to the doubles quarterfinals of the Wilson/ITA Atlantic Regional ... Flight A doubles finalist at the Hokie Fall Invitational ... One of 60 national winners of the Phi Kappa Phi Emerging Scholar Award ... Named to the 2009-10 All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis team ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2008-09: Received the Frank Loria Award, given to only one Virginia Tech student-athlete annually who exemplifies outstanding leadership and scholarship ... Named to the ACC All-Academic Women’s Tennis team and ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Selected the team Rookie of the Year ... Tied for team lead with 25 singles victories, including six in ACC dual matches ... Recorded 22-14 doubles record ... Won her flight at the Hokie Fall Invitational ... Teamed with Inga Beermann to take third place in Flight A at the Hokie Fall Invitational.

High School/Junior tennis: A five-star recruit according to ... Three-time Pennsylvania State Singles Champion while playing for coach Sally Allen at Wyomissing Area ... Won the district singles title four times ... Berks County singles champion four times in singles and on three occasions in doubles ... Three-time Berks County Player of the Year ... Ranked No. 27 in the nation.

Personal: Martha Blakely ... Born 06/28/90 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. … Daughter of Drs. Thomas D. and Pamela A.R. Blakely ... Also ran track in high school ... Sister Grace played varsity tennis at the University of South Carolina ... Majoring in chemistry, economics and mathematics.