Women's Tennis

Rachael Dillon - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ireland

High School:
Dublin Tutorial

Last College:
California

Height:
6-0

Birthdate:
12/11/1987

Rachael Dillon

2010-11 (Senior): Finished the season with a 19-15 record in singles ... Went 12-10 in dual play, with a 6-5 mark in SEC matches ... Selected to the NCAA Doubles Tournament with Alex Leatu ... The duo went 19-13 over the year, including 9-1 in fall tournaments ... Played at No. 1 doubles in 25 of 26 matches this season ... Opened the dual season with a win over No. 76 Belinda Niu to help the Commodores defeat No. 9 Northwestern ... Clinched Vanderbilt's regular season win over Kentucky with a straight-set win over Cece Witten at the No. 5 singles position ... Went 2-1 in singles and doubles with Megan Gornet in the SEC Fall Coaches Classic ... Won flight of the June Stewart Invitational after defeating teammate Nelly Radeva.

2009-10 (Junior): Finished 13-10 in singles ... went 12-8 in dual play, including 5-6 in the SEC ... played at the No. 4 and No. 5 singles position the entire spring ... went 11-6 at No. 5 including 5-5 in the SEC ... finished the season on a five-match winning streak, going 2-0 at SEC Tournament and 2-0 at NCAA Regionals ... won last four singles matches in conference play ... went 8-14 in doubles during the dual season ... played most of the spring at No. 3 doubles position with Hannah Blatt, going 4-7 overall, including 3-4 in the SEC ... did not compete in the fall season due to NCAA transfer rules.

2008-09 (Sophomore/California): Went 10-5 in singles and 7-4 in doubles during the fall season ... did not compete during the spring season.

2007-08 (Freshman/California): Went 12-10 in singles including a 2-1 mark in dual play ... made an immediate impact in doubles while teaming with Bojana Bobusic and Marina Cossou ... finished the season 17-11 overall in doubles including a 9-5 mark during the dual season ... opened the fall with a 7-3 singles record, garnering wins at the Cal Invitational over Arizona State's Jessica Leitch and Nevada's Audrey Bardot ... claimed three victories at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships to advance to the round of 32... finished the fall season with a 4-4 record in doubles play while teaming up with Bobusic and Susie Babos on separate occasions.

Prep/Juniors: No. 1 ranked player in Ireland as a teenager ... played three years for Ireland in the Federation Cup ... attended Dublin Tutorial Center for high school in Dublin, Ireland.

Personal: Rachael Dillon ... born December 11, 1987 ... parents are Frank and Nianh Dillon ... has one brother, Mark (29) and one sister Laura (26) ... majoring in psychology ... lists playing in the Federation Cup for Ireland for three years as her most memorable athletic experience ... is fluent in French.

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