Women's Tennis

Frances Altick -

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monroe, La.

High School:
Laurel Springs School

Height:
5-2

Frances  Altick

01/05/2016

W. Tennis Tabbed Top Team in Nation

With the dual season around the corner, VU holds down its position atop the rankings as the No. 1 team in the country.

11/13/2015

Dores return home as Quarterfinalists in NIIC

After knocking two top-five seeds out of tournament contention, Vandy falls in quarterfinals.

11/12/2015

Campbell/Altick advance at NIIC

After early Thursday morning matches, Vanderbilt's two competitors move on to the second round of play.

11/11/2015

Dores begin NIIC journey Thursday morning

Altick and Campbell take the court for the first round of NIIC singles action Thursday morning at 8:00 am CT.

11/03/2015

Altick/Campbell selected for National Indoor Championships

Vanderbilt’s Frances Altick and Sydney Campbell will be representing the Commodores in singles action during the three-day tournament.

10/29/2015

Vanderbilt WT NCAA Ring Ceremony; 10/23/15 (Howell)

The 2015 NCAA National Champion Vanderbilt women's tennis team receive their rings. 10/23/15 (Howell)

09/12/2015

Vanderbilt vs. UGA, 9/12/15 (Russell)

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia, 2:30 pm kick. Photos by John Russell. (9/12/15)

04/20/2015

SEC Championship Match; VU 4, UGA 3 (4/19/15)

Vandy defeated the second seeded Georgia Bulldogs 4-3 for program's first ever SEC Tournament title. (4/19/15) Photos by Juan Blas

04/19/2015

SEC Semifinals - VU 4, UF 2

Vanderbilt defeated No. 1 seeded Florida Gators to advance to SEC Tournament Finals in Columbia, SC. (4/18/15)

04/06/2015

Senior Day vs. South Carolina (4/3/15)

Vanderbilt 2015 senior day honoring Ashleigh Antal and Marie Casares. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/3/15)

Honors

  • 2015 NCAA All-Tournament Team; No. 3 Doubles
  • SEC All-Tournament Team
  • Second Team All-SEC
  • 2014 First Team All-SEC
  • 2014 ITA Ohio Player to Watch
  • 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll


Career (as of Summer ’15):
Singles record: 70-27
Highest singles ranking: No. 39 (9/8/14)
Doubles record: 58-32
Highest doubles ranking: No. 56 W/ Astra Sharma (2/24/15)

2014-15 (Junior): Earned an 18-8 (8-4) singles dual record in her junior season, playing primarily in the Nos. 3 and 4 spots of the VU singles lineup… Went 16-8 in doubles along side partner Marie Casares… Duo went undefeated in NCAA tournament at No. 3 doubles, earning duo a spot on the NCAA Tournament team… Went undefeated during SEC tournament in singles and doubles action… Helped clinch key doubles victory over Florida in SEC Tournament with senior Marie Casares… Clinched two wins for the Commodores early in the season over Texas and Memphis…

2013-14 (Sophomore):All-SEC First Team ... Noted as the 2014 ITA Ohio Valley Player to Watch ... SEC Spring 2014 Academic Honor Roll ... ITA All-Academic selection ... Held a 6-4 record against ranked opponents ... Marie Casares as the first two players with 30+ singles wins in a season in Vanderbilt tennis history... Picked up wins at positions one, two, three and four... Ranked No. 55 by ITA, team best for individual singles rankings for 2013-14 campaign ... Finished with an overall record of 30-9 on the season and 19-5 in dual play.

2012-13 (Freshman): SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Finished the dual season with an 18-6 record, including 9-3 in conference play ... Saw action in the No. 2, 4, 5 and 6 singles positions ... Was ranked as high as No. 115 by the ITA ... Helped VU advance to the second round of NCAA's with a win in straight sets over No. 41 Indiana ... Won eight-straight matches between 2/17 against TCU and 3/15 against Mississippi State ... Started the dual season with a win in straight-sets over Julie Jamieson of No. 27 Illinois ... Finished with a 5-4 record during tournament play.

High School: Helped her team win the 2012 Louisiana State Championship in tennis... Named the Louisiana Junior Tennis Player of the Year in 2011.

Personal: Born February 22, 1994... Daughter of James and Helena Altick... Has two sisters: Hannah and Helen... Majoring in psychology... Favorites include Rafael Nadal (Tennis player), Keith Urban (Musician), "The Blind Side" (Movie) and "I Love Lucy" (TV Show)... Chose Vanderbilt over LSU, Alabama, Brown, Yale, Wake Forest and Baylor.

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