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SMC Women's Tennis BIO
 Catherine Leduc

2014-15 (Senior)
Spring 2015: 
Began the spring ranked No. 123 in the nation and remained a consistent presence in the middle of SMC's lineup throughout the season ... enjoyed a strong West Coast Conference season, going 7-2 against conference foes ... finished the spring with an 11-13 overall singles record but went 8-6 when slotted at her usual No. 4 spot in the lineup ... had a strong stretch late in the year, winning seven of nine at one points with victories over players from BYU, Pacific, Portland, San Diego, Santa Clara, LMU and Pepperdine ... the win over Pepperdine was a significant one as she beat Matea Cutura 6-7, 6-3, 1-0 (10-6) at No. 4 to help the Gaels pick up a 6-1 win over the No. 18-ranked Waves ... only played five doubles matches and went 2-1 ... 
named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze list for carrying a GPA between 3.00 and 3.49.

Fall 2014: Played in all three fall tournaments the Gaels participated in and got off to a good start at the Cal Nike Invitational with wins in each of her first two singles matches ... also had a good first tournament in doubles, teaming with Emma Critser to win the ITA White division title thanks to a win over Sacramento State's Andie Mouzes and Saskia Angerer in the final ... won two singles matches at the ITA Northwest Regional, the second of which came against Portland's No. 1 player from 2014, Maja Mladenovic ... reached the quarterfinal of the Saint Mary's Fall Invitational in singles.

2013-14 (Junior)
Spring 2014: 
Spent much of the season in the national rankings and earned All-WCC honorable mention for a standout junior season ... Played mostly at No. 4 and 5 singles and went 13-5 overall and 4-1 in WCC play ... Got off to a tremendous start, winning seven of her first eight decisions in a stretch capped by a three-set win over No. 32-ranked Ellen Tsay of Stanford ... Cracked the national rankings on Feb. 25, debuting at No. 64 ... Began teaming with Jamie Pawid at No. 3 doubles in late March and went on to solidify the final spot in the lineup by going 8-2 overall and 5-1 in WCC play with Pawid ... Won five of their final six matches to close the season in a stretch that included wins over teams from LMU, Santa Clara, Pacific, San Francisco and BYU.

Fall 2013: Got her junior season off to a fantastic start, winning the ITA White Division title at the Cal Nike Invitational ... Won two matches on the final day at Cal, defeating Pacific's Francis Dean in the semifinals before earning a 6-0, 6-4 win over Armstrong Atlantic State's Olga Kalodzitsa in the championship ... Also competed at the SMC Fall Invitational and ITA Northwest Regional.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Spring 2013: Played a pivotal role at the No. 5 spot in the singles lineup, going 13-11 overall for the Gaels in the spring ... Provided the most memorable moment of the season in 4-3 win over No. 7 Stanford, fighting back from a set down to beat Natalie Dillon 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 and clinch the SMC victory ... Won three key matches in a row in late March, with victories against Oklahoma's Whitney Wofford, San Diego's Anna Depenau and BYU's Mackenna Maddox during Saint Mary's run to the WCC regular season title ... Finished with a 5-3 record in WCC competition ... Went 1-3 in doubles.

Fall 2012: Competed for the Gaels at the Bulldog Classic in Fresno, winning two matches on the first day of competition.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Spring 2012: Went 11-10 in singles play in her first season at Saint Mary's, including going 2-0 on court four and 9-10 at the No. 5 spot ... won four matches against opponents from ranked teams ... was 5-3 in WCC regular season play ... won five straight matches from March 10-25 ... won both matches against San Francisco (3/10) and Pacific (3/11) to help the Gaels blank both opponents ... defeated Riko Shimizu of No. 29 Washington to help SMC upset the Huskies on the road ... topped Nicole Long of No. 25 Oklahoma to help the Gaels defeat the highest ranked opponent since 2008 ... in doubles play, went 2-4 with Carla Lindlar, 2-4 with Jenny Jullien, 1-0 with Catherine Isip and 0-1 with Molly Aloia.

Fall 2011: Went 7-5 in singles play during the doubles fall action, went 1-1 with Elizabeth Searl and 9-0 with Molly Aloia...Aloia and Leduc claimed the Blue Division Doubles title at both the Cal Nike Invitational and SMC Fall Invitational.

High School: Joined the Gaels from Quebec, Canada where she studied at College Jean-de-Brebeuf...finished third at Nationals when she was 16 and fifth when she was 17...reached the semifinals in ITF Singles in Panama and the Bahamas...claimed the ITF Doubles Championship in Panama.

Personal: Born June 9, 1993...daughter of Colette Deslandres and Raymond Leduc...has three brothers: Bertrand (24), Antoine (23) and Jerome (22)...also recruited by Mississippi State and University of Arkansas...chose Saint Mary's for the tennis team and the nice campus...goal for the season is to improve her fitness and play more aggressive...favorite book is ‘Dear John'...favorite music artist is Eminem...favorite food is Sushi...hobbies include snowboarding and skiing...after graduation she plans to try out for the WTA Tour.

Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Quebec, Canada
High School: College Jean-de-Brebeuf
Experience: High School
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