Kendall Heitzner
Kendall Heitzner

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Potomac, Md.

High School:
Winston Churchill HS

Last College:
Colorado State


05/28/2015

Five Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Plaudits

Tereza Brichacova, Julia Courter, Kendall Heitzner, Paula Rincon-Otero and Maja Vujic were academic all-conference selections

11/02/2014

Gophers Cap Big Green Invite, Fall Season

Minnesota won four times in singles and once in doubles in its final fall outing

11/01/2014

Mozia Gains Gophers' Lone Singles Win

Jessika Mozia earned a three-set singles victory against Dartmouth's Akiko Okuda Saturday

10/31/2014

Gophers Shine in Granite State

Minnesota went 6-2 in singles and 3-1 in doubles on the first day of the Big Green Invitational

10/17/2014

Ryba Wins Twice to Reach Round of 16

Two Minnesota doubles pairings won at the ITA Central Region Championships

09/20/2014

Day Two Gopher Invitational

Women's Tennis

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2014-15 JUNIOR SEASON
Finished the season 6-3 in singles and 10-3 in doubles • Academic All-Big Ten • in the spring, went 2-0 in both singles and doubles • won at No. 5 singles against South Dakota State’s Elif Gabb (Feb. 22) and at No. 4 against Carleton’s Claire Spencer (March 1) • paired with Aria Lambert to win matches at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles • in the fall, went 4-3 in singles and 8-3 in doubles • tied for the team lead with eight fall doubles wins • won two singles matches at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 19-21) • added two more singles wins at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 2) • had five fall doubles partners • placed second with Alexandra Bergman and first with both Maja Vujic and Lambert in doubles draws at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 19-21) • with Caroline Ryba, went 2-0 in doubles at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 2).

2013-14SOPHOMORE SEASON
Finished debut season at Minnesota with an 11-3 singles record and a 7-10 doubles record • was 6-1 at the Baseline Tennis Center • won both of her spring singles matches in straight sets, conceding just one game • defeated North Dakota's Stephanie Biehn 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5 (Jan. 26) and Carleton's Molly Hemes 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 (Feb. 23) • went 2-4 in spring singles, including 2-2 with Maja Vujic • had a 9-3 fall singles record that included an undefeated weekend at Northwestern's Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 4-6) • went 5-6 in fall doubles and went 3-1 with Jessika Mozia at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 20-22).

2012-13
FRESHMAN SEASON (COLORADO STATE)
Went 15-15 in singles for the Rams as a freshman, going 8-5 in fall play and 7-10 in dual-match play • was typically slotted in the No. 3 or 4 singles position as played No. 1 doubles, going 5-15 overall • earned Academic All-Mountain West honors • was voted "Most Fun to Watch Play".

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Was ranked as high as No. 80 in USTA national rankings • won first national tournament at the age of 10 and place third at the USTA National Father Daughter Grass Court Championships with her father, Steve, in 2012 • reached the top ranking in the Southwest Section and finished her junior tennis as a four-star recruit ranked 73rd nationally according to tennisrecruiting.net.

PERSONAL
Majoring in sport management/business • was an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society in high school • most memorable sports thrill was winning the Bronze Ball USTA National Father Daughter Grass Court Championships • enjoys all sports and listening to country music • father, Steve, played tennis at Michigan State from 1977-81 and sister, Jordan, played tennis at UCLA in 2008-09 • daughter of Linda and Steve Heitzner • born Oct. 10, 1993.

Kendall Heitzner's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2012-13 (at Colorado State) 15-15 5-15
2013-14 11-3 7-10
2014-15 6-3 10-3
Career Totals 32-21 22-28

MORE HEADLINES

Ryba Named to All-Big Ten Team

5/5/2016

Caroline Ryba has been named to the All-Big Ten Team for her excellence this season, the conference announced Thursday.

Gophers Fall in B1G Tournament

4/28/2016

Minnesota battled down to the wire but fell 4-1 to Wisconsin in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament this afternoon.

Gophers Ready for Border Battle Rematch

4/25/2016

Minnesota made the Big Ten Tournament and will be the first match taking on Wisconsin Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Michigan State Tennis Facilities.

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