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  Veronica Corning
School: Northwestern University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Beverly
Home State: Massachusetts
Home Country: United States(USA)
High School: Pingree School
Height: 5-10
Birth Date:
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Undecided
Singles Record: 12-12
Doubles Record: 17-7
2012-13: Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... Northwestern's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Enters NCAA round of 16 having won 13-consecutive doubles matches with partner Alicia Barnett at the No. 2 spot dating back to March 24 ... Has played at the No. 1 spot the second half of the dual match season after starting the year at No. 2 ... Ranked as high as No. 96 in singles by ITA ... Handed No. 23 Whitney Kay of top-ranked North Carolina her first loss of the season with a three-set win (3/24) ... Clinched the doubles point in NU's 4-2 win over No. 10 Miami (2/10), rolling to an 8-3 finish with Barnett ... Notched an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles with Barnett in a win over Nebraska's 82nd-ranked duo of Stefanie Weinstein and Janine Weinreich in the Big Ten tournament semifinals ... Clinched the Wildcat's 4-3 win over No. 26 Purdue with a tight 7-6 (3), 6-4 win over No. 108 Mara Schmidt (1/26) ... Notched a 6-3, 6-4 win over No. 57 Lina Lileikite to give NU a 3-0 lead in an eventual 4-2 victory against No. 10 Miami (2/10) ... Upset No. 91 Marie Casares of Vanderbilt, 7-6 (3), 6-1 in just her third dual match of the season (1/31) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2011-12:Northwestern's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Led the team with nine conference wins ... Helped Northwestern advance to the third round of the NCAA Championship with a win against Jennifer Kellner of Notre Dame (5/12) ... Earned her third straight doubles win with Linda Abu Mushrefova against No. 47 Indiana (4/22) ... Won her sixth straight Big Ten match against Michigan State's Katarina Lingl (4/7) ... Advanced her conference record to 5-0 during team wins over Minnesota (3/30) and Wisconsin (4/1) ... Remained undefeated in Big Ten singles play with wins at No. 4 over Iowa's Katie Zordani (3/24) and Nebraska's Madeleine Geibert (3/25) ... Teamed with Brittany Wowchuk for a second doubles win of the season vs. DePaul (3/21) ... Collected the first Big Ten win of her career against Rachael White of Illinois (3/10) ... Posted her second singles win at NU against Virginia's Hana Tomlijanovic at the ITA National Indoor Team Championship ... Partnered with Linda Abu Mushrefova for first ever No. 1 doubles win, 9-7, at No. 3 Duke ... Collected first singles win as a Wildcat at No. 2 against Dartmouth's Akiko Okuda, 7-6, 6-1 (1/28) ... Teamed with Wowchuk at No. 2 to notch first doubles win of season against the Big Green ... Debuted at No. 2 singles in NU's match against No. 15 Vanderbilt (1/21) ... Earned three wins in singles play at Northwestern debut during Spring Wildcat Invitational ... Also won four doubles matches over the three-day event.

Prior to Northwestern: Played in 2010-11 at Boston College ... Helped the Golden Eagles achieve their highest ITA ranking in program history (No. 33) and best-ever ACC finish ... Posted 10 wins in singles competition including an upset of No. 101 Erin Vierra of Virginia ... Earned six wins at the top doubles position ... Two-time recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Comepted at the Pingree School in Hamilton, Mass. ... Did not lose a set throughout her high school career ... Three-time EIL Most Valuable Player (2008-2010) ... Ranked No. 24 nationally by Tennis Recruting Network (TRN) ... Ranked the No. 2 player in the New England 18-and-under section by TRN ... Earned a place on the Boston Globe All-Scholastic teams three straight years (2008-2010) ... Also participated in field hockey, equestrian and lacrosse at Pingree.

Personal: Born Veronica Corning ... Daughter of Dwight and Angela Corning ... Transferred to Northwestern following a year and a half at Boston College ... Major is undeclared.