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Abbie Probert
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Abbie Probert 141859
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
City/State: London, England
High School: St. George's College, Weybridge
Experience: 3 Letters

Career: Finished four-year career seventh all-time on the CU doubles wins list (63) • Eighth in Big 12 Conference doubles wins (23) • Tied for 17th in Big 12 Conference singles wins (12) • Tied for No. 20th on the all-time singles/doubles combined victories list (103) • No. 38 in singles wins (40) • Clinched 16 doubles and seven singles team wins • Won eight matches when playing three sets, including five matches when rallying from a set down.

2011 Spring (senior): Named team's Co-Most Valuable Player (for career accolades) • Finalist in the CUSPY (Colorado Sports Performers of the Year) for the Career Athletic Achievement category • Played the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 singles spots • Teamed with Michala Hedelund Jensen for five doubles victories • Tied for second on the team in doubles wins (7) • 11 doubles wins for the year, also tying for second • Picked up a pair of doubles wins (Oklahoma State, Nebraska) with Carla Manzi Tenorio, both in Big 12 Conference play.

2010 Fall (senior): Saw limited action on the singles court with a 1-2 record at the Kansas Invitational (Oct. 22-24) • Picked up a pair of doubles wins each with Michala Hedelund Jensen and Kristina Schleich.

2010 Spring (junior): Earned five singles wins each at the No. 3 and No. 4 positions; also picked up five singles wins against the Big 12 Conference • Won a personal-best 16 singles wins for the year • Clinched four CU team victories with singles triumphs (New Mexico, Feb. 14); Denver (Feb. 20); Northern Colorado (Mar. 6); Kansas State (Apr. 9) • Won four straight (Feb. 13-Mar. 6) • In doubles, was one of four to win 18 matches for the year, including 11 in the spring (six at the No. 3 slot, four at No. 2, one at No. 1) • Clinched the doubles point with Michala Hedelund Jensen four times (Air Force, Jan. 16; South Carolina, Mar. 20; Kansas, Apr. 11; Kansas State, Apr. 29) • Engineered a four-match winning streak with Jensen from Feb. 14-Mar. 26 • Defeated Big 12 opponents five times.

2009 Fall (junior): Won seven doubles and six singles matches • Won a pair of singles matches at the Colorado Invitational (Sept. 25-27); USAFA Invite (Oct. 1-3); and at the Wilson/ITA Mountain Regional (Oct. 14-18) • Reached the final of the AFA 'Bravo-2' bracket.

2009 Spring (sophomore): Named CU's Clutch Player of the Year award recipient • Played a key role in four of the six singles positions accumulating 12 singles wins in the spring, 15 for the year • Recorded seven victories at No. 3, four at No. 4 and one at No. 5 • Seven wins at No. 3 against the Big 12 and another seven doubles wins against the conference with Michala Hedelund Jensen at No. 3 • 10 spring triumphs with Hedelund Jensen (12 for the year) • Clinched a pair of singles matches, in addition to four doubles tallies with Hedelund Jensen at No. 3 • One of five to win 10 doubles matches, and one of five to win at least 15 for the year.

2008 Fall (sophomore): Won five doubles and three singles matches • Won all three of her singles matches in straight sets.

2008 Spring (freshman): Wrapped up her freshman year primarily as a doubles player winning 16 of 20 matches, including a 15-3 mark at No. 3 doubles • Teamed with Gleisy Torres Torres for a 12-3 mark at No. 3, eight of them against the Big 12 Conference • Finished the spring with Torres Torres establishing a team-best 13-4 record • Engineered a seven-match winning streak with Torres Torres from Jan. 25-Mar. 26 and helped CU win the doubles point clinching five matches • Also went 3-0 at No. 3 with teammate Melisa Esposito, in addition to clinching a pair of doubles points • For the year, went 19-8 in doubles play and 6-6 in singles.

2007 Fall (freshman): Began her initial season winning six singles matches • Reached the winners' circle four consecutive times with three triumphs at the New Mexico Invitational (Sept. 21-23) • Won three doubles matches at the CU Invite (Sept 28-30).

St. George's College: Was a part of Under-13 and Under-18 County Champions in the County Cup • Lists biggest moment of prep career representing her school in three national championships and winning various ITF junior titles (singles and doubles).

Personal: Born Abbie Louise Probert on February 17, 1989 in London, England • Daughter of Mike and Venetia Probert • Has an older sister, Candice • Hobbies include music, traveling and dancing • At the age of 16, spent 18 months in Barcelona, Spain playing tennis and learning Spanish.

In the Classroom: Graduated in May 2011 with a degree in sociology • Earned the Most Improved Student-Athlete Award (one is presented to an underclassman, the other to a graduating senior) • Fall 2009 Commissioners Honor Roll.

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