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Ellen Silver
Ellen Silver

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
East

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
05/19/1993

03/21/2013

Hawkeyes Close Spring Break Trip with a 'W'

Iowa defeats Cal State Northridge, 5-2

03/05/2013

Iowa Falls to No. 10 Nebraska, 7-0

Iowa nearly split the singles matches, dropping three contests in the third-set tiebreak

02/13/2013

Seaborne Cracks ITA Rankings

Junior Ruth Seaborne earned the No. 123 spot in the ITA rankings released yesterday

01/21/2013

Hawkeyes Conclude Play at UCF Invitational

Two Hawkeyes remain undefeated.

01/20/2013

Hawkeyes Impress on Day Two

Three Hawkeyes remain undefeated at ICF Invite.

04/18/2014

Iowa Women's Tennis vs Ohio State

Iowa Women's Tennis vs Ohio State

03/23/2014

Iowa Women's Tennis vs Wisconsin

Iowa Women's Tennis vs Wisconsin

02/25/2014

Iowa Women's Tennis vs defeats UMKC 7-0

Iowa Women's Tennis vs defeats UMKC 7-0

01/25/2014

Iowa Women's Tennis vs UNI

Iowa Women's Tennis vs UNI

Spring 2014 -- competed at the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions for the Hawkeyes, posting an overall dual record of 4-9... finished with a 6-6 record in doubles... paired up with Dohanics to defeat 75th-ranked Michigan State's Erin Faulkner and Olga Chernova, 8-7, in the first round of the Big Ten Championships... letterwinner.

Fall 2013 -- competed in three tournaments... registered a 4-3 record in both singles and doubles... went undefeated in singles and doubles at the Drake Jamboree and earned the singles Flight 5 title.

Spring 2013 -- did not compete most of the season due to injury... posted a 1-1 record at the No. 6 position... paired with Christina Harazin and Annette Dohanics to finish doubles play 1-1 at the No. 3 position... letterwinner.

Fall 2012 -- competed in three tournaments... posted a 4-1 singles record and a 5-4 doubles record... teamed with Annette Dohanics (4-1) to earn a spot in the Gold Doubles Flight consolation championship... the duo also advanced as far as the Black Draw Championship at the Wildcat Invitational.

Spring 2012 -- competed at the No. 4, 5 and 6 spots... recorded a 6-14 dual mark... posted a 1-7 Big Ten record... finished season with a 10-20 overall record... split time between the No. 2 and 3 doubles positions, posting a 10-8 record... opened dual play with a 4-0 record while paired with Katie Zordani... letterwinnner.

Fall 2011 -- competed in two tournaments... owned a 4-6 fall record... earned first career win in collegiate debut against UW-Milwaukee's Kelly Fritz, 6-1, 6-0... won the McNabb Singles Flight at the Gopher Invitational after posting a 4-0 record... all four victories were straight-set decisions... finished fall 3-8 in doubles... teamed with Ally Majercik (2-2), Christina Harazin (0-3), Katie Zordani (0-1) and Shelby Talcott (1-2).

High School -- five-star recruit and ranked in the top 60 in country by TennisRecruiting.net as a senior... ranked No. 16 in the Great Lakes region and No. 3 in the state of Michigan by TennisRecruiting.net... finalist at 2008 Kentucky International Junior Tennis Derby... semifinalist at 2009 Midwest Open Championship and 2010 Midwest Indoor Open... quarterfinalist in doubles at 2010 USTA National Clay Court Championships... two-time all-conference, all-regional and all-state selection... led team to state championship as sophomore and freshman... won singles state championship as sophomore, posting a 28-0 record... posted 28-2 record as freshman... also received offers from ACC, Big 12, SEC and other Big Ten teams... club coach was Brian Hodge.

Personal -- Born May 19, 1993... parents are Lee and Julia Silver... has three sisters, Tiffany, Tabitha and Maddie... open major.

Season (Singles) #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2011-12 0-1 2-4 4-9 1-7 6-14 4-6 10-20 .333
2012-13 --- --- 1-1 0-1 1-1 5-7 6-8 .667
2013-14 --- 3-4 1-5 0-5 4-9 5-6 9-15 .375
Career 0-1 5-8 6-15 1-13 11-24 14-19 25-43 .368

Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2011-12 --- 5-5 5-3 2-7 10-8 3-8 13-16 .448
2012-13 --- --- 1-1 0-1 1-1 8-4 4-1 .800
2013-14 1-0 2-1 3-5 2-4 6-6 6-5 12-11 .523
Career 1-0 7-6 9-9 4-12 17-15 17-18 29-28 .509

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