Paige Hourigan

Paige Hourigan

Height 5-6
Hometown Turakina, New Zealand
Last School St. Kentigern College
Year Senior
Paige Hourigan

Biography

2018 All-ACC First Team
2018 ITA All-American (Singles, Doubles)
At-Large Bid to 2018 NCAA Singles Championship
Automatic Bid to 2018 NCAA Doubles Championship
At-Large Bid to 2017 NCAA Doubles Championship
2017 All-ACC Second Team
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
At-Large Bid to 2016 NCAA Singles Championship
At-Large Bid to 2016 NCAA Doubles Championship
2016 Third Team All-ACC
2015 Second Team All-ACC
At-Large Bid to 2015 NCAA Singles Championship
At-Large Bid to 2015 NCAA Doubles Championship

In the Record Book
>>3rd–Season Doubles Winning Percentage (25-7, .781)

2017-18
Spring:
All-ACC first team…ITA All-America in both singles and doubles…Posted a 16-10 dual singles record and went 8-4 against ACC opponents…Led the Jackets mainly from the top position…Combined with Kenya Jones in doubles to go 18-5 in dual play and 8-3 in league competition…Finished the season ranked No. 12 in singles and No. 1 in doubles with Kenya Jones…Earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championship in singles and the ACC’s automatic berth in doubles…Clinched Tech’s 4-3 win over Florida, the defending National Team Indoors champion and 2017 NCAA Champions, in the ITA National Team Indoors consolation round…Battled back from dropping the first set against No. 7 Anna Danilina to capture the match in three sets to clinch the victory…Playing at the two position, defeated No. 9 Texas Tech’s Felicity Maltby in straight sets to help Tech to victory…Cruised to a straight-set win over No. 1 North Carolina’s No. 20 Alle Sanford, dropping only five games at the top position as Tech handed the Tar Heels their first ACC loss of the season…Clinched Tech’s win over No. 3 Duke in Atlanta, snapping the Blue Devils’ 10-match win streak and unblemished ACC record…Won a three-set battle against No. 4 Samantha Harris from court one to clinch the victory…Opened NCAA Tournament cruising to a victory over Eastern Kentucky’s Laura Argente, posted consecutive comeback wins in the round of 16 and quarterfinals to help lead Tech to its first NCAA semifinal appearance since 2007…Competing against Pepperdine’s No. 27 Luisa Stefani at the top position, battled back from dropping the first set and a 5-2 deficit in the second set to win a three-set battle in the round of 16…Also rallied against UCLA’s No. 9 Ena Shibahara in the NCAA quarterfinals to win in three sets after dropping the first, helping Tech secure a semifinals slot…Advanced to the NCAA Championships round of 16 in individual singles play before falling to eventual national champion, Arianna Hartono of Ole Miss…Partnered with Jones to comprise the nation’s top doubles team… Duo posted an impressive 18-5 record from the No. 1 position in dual play…Tandem clinched the doubles point against Duke en route to Tech’s 4-2 win over the Blue Devils…Win sparked an eight-match win streak as the tandem dropped only one match in the month of April… In NCAA Tournament, the pair advanced to the quarterfinals after collecting wins over Denver and Loyola Marymount.

Fall: Ranked No. 3 doubles team in the country with teammate Kenya Jones…Defeated teammate Victoria Flores in the ITA Southeast Regional quarterfinals to secure a spot in the semifinals…Fell in the semifinals to Florida’s No. 15 Anna Danilina…Reached the doubles championship of the regionals with teammate Jones…Fell in the championship match to FIU’s Ulyana Grib and Maryna Veksler…Earned berths into the ITA National Fall Championships in both singles and doubles…Fell in the second round of singles, but advanced to the semifinals in doubles.

2016-17
Spring: All-ACC Second Team … Earned NCAA At-Large bid into doubles championship … Put together a 20-8 dual singles record and 25-3 doubles mark with partner Kenya Jones… Earned NCAA at-large doubles berth with Hourigan … Duo upset Florida’s No. 11 Anna Danilina/Ingrid Neel, 6-1, 3-6, 10-6 in the first round to advance to the round of 16 … Tandem fell in round of 16 to Alabama’s No. 5 Maddie Pothoff/Erin Routliffe 7-5, 5-7, 10-6 … Duo broke into the ITA rankings at No. 30 on Feb. 21 … Finished the season ranked No. 17 … Clinched Tech’s spot in the NCAA Round of 16 with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Rheeya Doshi of Northwestern … Posted a 10-3 mark in ACC play, competing mainly at the No. 3 position … Captured her first five ACC matches of the season.

Fall: Ranked No. 24 in the preseason … Fell to No. 1 Hayley Carter of UNC in the Riviera/ITA All-American in California … Posted a 2-1 record in the ITA Southeast Regionals and partnered with Rasheeda McAdoo in doubles to pick up a pair of wins.

2015-16
Spring: Had a 19-8 singles record and a 21-5 doubles record during the spring … Along with partner Kendal Woodard, won 15 doubles matches in a row and peaked at No. 10 after entering the spring ranked 35th … Reached the Round of 32 at the NCAA singles competition, defeating No. 20 Andie Dikosavljevic of Auburn by a score of 6-2, 6-0 in the first round … Finished the season ranked 38th in the ITA singles rankings after being unranked in the Jan. 5 rankings … Ended the season ranked 13th in doubles along with Kendal Woodard.

Fall: In the fall tournament season, went 3-5 in singles and 4-4 in doubles … Was tabbed as the number seven doubles team in the ITA preseason rankings alongside Kendal Woodard and picked as the #35 singles player … Was selected to the main draw of the Riviera/ITA All-American Tournament in doubles with Woodard as the No. 6 seed and was selected to the qualifying singles draw … The doubles pair advanced to the quarterfinals after winning their round of 32 match but lost to the over No. 2 seed in the quarterfinals … Went 1-2 in singles at All-Americans after falling in the qualifying singles draw and winning and losing a match in the qualifying back draw … Also advanced to the main draw round of 34 in the UTA/ITA Southeast Regionals in singles and the main draw quarterfinals in doubles.


2014-15
Spring: Recorded a 25-12 overall singles record and a 25-7 overall doubles record in her first season … Her 25 wins in both singles and doubles were team-bests … In dual match season, went 18-2 in doubles and 16-7 in singles … Earned at-large bids to the NCAA Singles Championship and NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Kendal Woodard … Finished the season ranked at #52 in singles and #24 in doubles in the ITA Rankings … Appeared in the singles rankings every week since the first week of the season, with #48 being her career-best ranking (May 1) … Was named to the All-ACC Second Team … Played mostly at the number two singles spot, going 14-5, and played on court one for four matches, going 2-2 … Won a team-high six matches against ranked opponents, including #25 Erin Routliffe from Alabama and #38 Ester Goldfeld from Duke … Clinched five matches for the Jackets, including a 4-3 upset of #3-seed Duke in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament … Fell in her first round match at the NCAA Singles Championship to the overall-two seed Carol Zhao of Stanford.

Played alongside Kendal Woodard in doubles, going 16-4 in the spring and recording an 8-1 record in conference play … During dual match play, went 16-2 … The tandem has defeated six ranked doubles team, including #3 Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies from Clemson and #21 Cassie Mercer and Skylar Morton of Virginia …The doubles team was featured in the ITA rankings every week after debuting on Feb. 24, reaching a season-best ranking of #13 on April 14 … The duo fell to #5 Zsofi Susanyi and Klara Favikova of California in the round of 32 of the NCAA Doubles Championship.

Fall: Recorded a 7-3 singles record and went 6-2 in doubles besides Rasheeda McAdoo during the fall tournament season … Advanced to the main draw singles semifinals at the Bulldog Classic, registering three wins at the University of Georgia … Tallied two wins at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regionals, advancing to the round of 16 in the singles main draw … Defeated the #16 seed in the main draw at the Southeast Regionals, Clementina Riobueno of Miami, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 … Opened up the fall winning five-straight doubles matches with McAdoo … Was named the doubles MVP with McAdoo at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational after going 3-0 on court one during the tournament … Won two doubles matches at the Bulldog Classic and during the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional.

Juniors: Has a career-high ranking of 175 in the International Tennis Federation rankings, an overall career singles record of 48-29 and career doubles record of 45-26 … During the 2014 season, participated in numerous international tournaments, including the Melbourne ITF, where she advanced to the round of 16 in singles and the semifinals in doubles … Defeated Australia’s Sasha Bollweg, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round and edged Lizette Cabrera, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) to make it to the round of 16 …Alongside doubles partner Emma Hayman, won two-straight doubles matches to advance to the semifinals … The duo defeated Japan’s Xin-Yun Han and Mai Minokoshi, 6-1, 5-7, 10-7, in the round of 16 … During the quarterfinals, the duo recorded a 6-3, 6-4 victory against Leah Daw and Matilda Hamlin … In the Port Pirie ITF, Glen Iris ITF and Nanning (China) ITF tournaments, advanced to the second round in singles play … At Glen Iris, Hayman and Hourigan made it to the quarterfinals …In 2013, won the New Zealand Junior Championship U18 title in both singles and doubles … During the 2013 season, competed in the ASB Classic, the Junior Australian Championships, Wanganui’s Christie Cup success, international ITF tournaments in Asia and helped win a national title for her St. Kentigern College team.

Paige Hourigan’s Career Statistics
Singles Doubles
Year Dual Overall Dual Overall
2014-15 16-7 25-12 18-2 25-7
2015-16 3-5 4-4
2016-17 20-8 22-11 24-2 26-3
Total 36-15 50-28 42-4 55-14