Julia Courter  
Julia Courter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.


04/24/2014

Gophers Open Postseason Against Badgers

Sixth-seed Minnesota opens the Big Ten Tournament with a clash against border rival Wisconsin, the No. 11 seed.

04/24/2014

Gophers Oust Badgers With 4-3 Victory

Minnesota defeated the Badgers in the first round and will face Ohio State in the quarterfinals at 2 p.m. Friday

04/20/2014

Gophers Topped by NU on Senior Day

Minnesota will the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play No. 11 Wisconsin Thursday

04/19/2014

Gophers Edged at Home by Illinois

The Gophers fell to 16-7 on the season with a 4-3 loss to the Fighting Illini.

04/17/2014

Gophers Wrap Up Home Slate

No. 59 Minnesota will play Illinois Friday at 3 p.m. and Northwestern Sunday at noon when it celebrates Senior Day.

05/08/2012

G:60 - Julia Courter

Gopher Tennis Player Julia Courter is featured in this week's G:60.

04/22/2012

Women Tennis Defeat Iowa on Senior Day

The Gophers take down Iowa 6-1

02/05/2012

Women's Tennis: Washington at Minnesota (Feb. 5, 2012)

Women's Tennis Action

09/30/2011

Julia Courter

Julia Courter Action Photos

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2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Totaled a 5-4 singles record during the fall tournament season • Went 1-2 in singles and 1-2 in doubles at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 14-16) • Was 2-1 in doubles when paired with Aria Lambert • Defeated Krissy Lankelma in the opening round of the tournament • Competed at the Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 14-16) for a 2-1 record • Finished the weekend with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Wisconsin's Lauren Burich • Paired with Yuliana Umanets in doubles action and worked to advance to the consolation final, eventually losing to Shelby Talcott/Christina Harazin of Iowa 8-3 in the consolation final of doubles play • Qualified for the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships main draw with wins against Florencia Magni (South Dakota State) and Melanie Marlin (Oral Roberts) • Fell to Tulsa's Maria Sant' Anna in the singles round of 32 • With partner Yuliana Umanets, fell in the first round of doubles against C.C. Sardinha and Meghan Blevins • Sat out the spring season due to injury.

2011-12 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Finished the season 17-12 in singles and 10-15 in doubles • Went 11-9 in duels and 5-5 in conference • Won first three matches of her collegiate career to advance to the final at the Gopher Invitational (9/16-18) • Won two matches to reach the Round of 16 at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional Championships in Tulsa, Okla. (10/20-24) • Beat Michelle Farley of Tulsa 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in three-set match on 10/21 • Defeated Michigan's No. 106 Sam Critser in a tiebreaker set; 6-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-8) • Played Sarah Landsman of Arizona in her NCAA Tournament appearance to an unfinished end • In doubles, went 4-3 with Aria Lambert, 2-3 with Doron Muravnik, 2-4 with Tereza Brichacova,1-2 with Emilie Renault, 1-1 with Natallia Pintusava, and 0-2 with Alexa Palen • Went 2-1 with Aria Lambert in Big Ten doubles play, defeating teams from Penn State and Ohio State • Paired with Tereza Brichacova in the NCAA Tournament to take on Kim Stubbe/Susan McRann but fell 3-8.

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Was homeschooled and did not play high school tennis • Played in multiple USTA Pro Circuit Tournaments • Reached semifinals of the 2008 18U USTA National Open • Reached semifinals of 10K Doubles tournaments in Williamsburg, Va. and Amelia Island, Fla. • Was a quarterfinalist at the 18U USTA National Open in 2009 in Tampa, Fla. and at the 18U USTA National Open in 2008 in Waco, Tex. • Was ranked as high as 34th in the country and was rated as a five-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net.

PERSONAL: Undecided on a major • Hobbies include going to church and going shopping • Enjoys boating and jet skiing and used to play travel soccer • Daughter of Lori and Scott Courter • Born Sept. 16, 1991.