Women's Tennis



    Leslie Hureau  
    Leslie Hureau

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Annecy-le-Vieux, France

    High School:
    Lycee Berthollet


    2011-12 (JUNIOR)
    Earned First Team All-Big Ten recognition for the third straight season, becoming the first IU tennis player since Rachel Epstein (1993, 1994, 1995) to earn All-Big Ten honors in three consecutive years ... finished the season with a 20-12 singles record and went 7-4 in Big Ten matches, knocking off four nationally-ranked opponents along the way ... defeated her first ranked opponent of 2011-12 with a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 1-0 (11-9) triumph over then-No. 55 Petra Januskova of Penn State on March 23 ... won her ever first match over a top-10 opponent when she topped No. 10 Emina Bektas of Michigan on April 1 ... downed No. 115 Sonja Molnar of Iowa in straight sets on April 7, 6-1, 7-5 ... dominated in a 6-1, 6-1 win over No. 98 Allison Falkin of Illinois on April 20 ... compiled a 20-11 record in doubles with four different partners on the year ... finished the season ranked No. 77 nationally in singles.

    2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
    Became the 25th player in Indiana women's tennis history to earn singles All-America honors and the first since 1992 ... defeated No. 45 Brynn Boren of Tennessee and No. 33 Anouk Tigu of Arkansas in consecutive days to earn a spot in the round of 16 in the 2011 NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Championship tournament ... earned First Team All-Big Ten recognition for the second-consecutive season ... tied for the team lead in singles victories finishing the year 26-11 ... played the entire season in the No. 1 position ... finished the year No. 57 nationally in the final singles rankings of the season, which tied for her highest mark of the season ... started the year winning her first 10 singles matches and going on to win 19 of her first 21 overall ... did not lose a singles match during the fall portion of the year ... put together a 23-14 mark in doubles play with four different partners and 17 of those matches in the No. 1 position ... ranked as high as No. 31 in doubles while playing alongside Myriam Sopel.

    2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
    One of 12 players in the country to be named a regional Rookie of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), earning the award for the Ohio Valley Region ... ranked as high as No. 101 in the ITA's national singles rankings ... selected for the 13-member All-Big Ten team ... named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 23 after leading IU to wins over No. 10 Tennessee and Kentucky with a 4-0 individual mark which included a 6-3, 7-5 victory over No. 38 Maria Sorbello of Tennessee ... began her collegiate career by winning 18 of her first 19 singles matches ... filled the No. 1 singles position in 13 of 25 dual matches, rotating between the top spot and second singles slot with Evgeniya Vertesheva ... won her singles flight in both the Hoosier Invitational and North Florida Invitational ... paired with Myriam Sopel for a doubles flight championship in the UNF Invite ... also posted 3-0 records in both the WMU Super Challenge singles round robin and Hoosier Invite doubles competition ... advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA Regional ... concluded the season with a 25-11 overall singles record and 19 wins on the doubles court.

    PREP/JUNIORS
    A multiple-time regional champion in juniors tennis ... advanced to the semifinals of an adult regional championship in 2009 ... her French ranking is a -4/6 ... she is ranked No. 14 nationally in juniors and No. 140 among all players ... was the top-ranked Alpine skier at a young age in France, before deciding to concentrate on tennis at the age of 16.

    PERSONAL
    The daughter of Margaret and Christian Hureau ... born on May 4th, 1991 ... has a brother, Eliott ... an Exploratory major.

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