Skip to main content Skip to footer

Follow PSU Women's Tennis:    

Marie-Frederique Bedard
Marie-Frederique  Bedard


Montreal, Canada




Record 68 PSU Student-Athletes Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year


School-Record 296 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2012-13

Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes


No. 43 Women's Tennis Drops Michigan State on Senior Day, 4-3

Concludes regular season winning five of the eight completed matches


No. 43 Women's Tennis Downed by No. 6 Michigan, 5-2

Januskova and Utting knock off nation's No. 3 duo and Nittany Lions win two in singles play


No. 38 Women's Tennis Upset by No. 59 Illinois at Home, 5-2

Januskova led the way with two victories against ranked opponents


1/18/14 Women's Tennis vs. Cleveland State

1/18/14 Women's Tennis vs. Cleveland State

2013-2014 SEASON - SENIOR: Tallied five victories in doubles during the spring, one shy of the team high ... Totaled four singles victories including three consecutive wins to start the season ... Defeated No. 19 Baylor's team of Jordaan Sanford and Alex Clay in the No. 2 doubles spot, 6-3, with partner Dasha Sapogova ... Named a Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree for the second time in her four-year Nittany Lions career ... Finishes her Penn State career with 42 singles victories putting her in a tie with Sarah Spence (2001-0) for 17th-most in program history ... Finishes her career with 31 doubles victories, tying Teresa Whiteside (1997-00) for 26th-most in team history

2013 FALL: Finished with a team-high six singles victories including five consecutive spanning two tournaments ... Finished the Cissie Leary Invitational winning her final four matches including the back draw final ... Second on the team with four doubles victories ... Won her final four doubles matches at the Cissie Leary Invitational with teammate Carmen Sandor including the back draw final where they bested Melissa Kandinata and Katya Salas of Richmond 8-6 ... Was one of three Nittany Lions to compete at the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships in Charlottesville, Va. where she knocked off Maddie Jaeger of Georgetown 6-4, 7-5 in the consolation draw

2012-2013 SEASON - JUNIOR: Was one of 68 Penn State student-athletes to be honored as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Was named to the ITA and Big Ten All-Academic Team ... Earned six singles victories after coming back from an injury midway through spring ... Playing primarily in the No. 6 and No. 5 spot Bedard defeated opponents from four ranked teams ... Topped Shannon Murdy of No. 38 Indiana to tie the match 3-3 and send it to the No. 1 match where the Nittany Lions eventually clinched the victory ... Won three consecutive matches from March 31 through April 7 against conference opponents including her win against Izabella Zgierska earning the Nittany Lions their only point of the match ... Was victorious in three doubles matches teaming with Jacqueline Zuhse ... Bested Caitlin Hindmarsh and Annette Dohanics of No. 69 Iowa to clinch the doubles point for the Nittany Lions

2012 FALL: Did not compete due to injury

2011-12 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Earned 10 singles wins ... Was the deciding point in two victories ... Won five matches over opponents from ranked teams ... Tallied eight doubles wins ... Partnered with Nina Sertic to defeat Kia Broomfield and Karyln Timko, 8-5, of No. 65 Marshall and Julianne Gruber and Katarina Lingl, 9-7 of No. 50 Michigan State ... Was an All-Academic Big Ten Honoree

2011 FALL: Finished 6-6 in singles play ... Went 3-1 at the Cissie Leary Invitational ... Won her final two matches at WMU Super Challenge against DePaul and Western Michigan... Finished 6-4 in doubles matches with three different playing partners.

2010-11 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Went 5-7 in singles in her first season at Penn State ... Defeated Nicole Herzon of No. 70 Michigan State, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 ... Earned a close win over fellow Big Ten opponent, Yuliana Umanets of Minnesota, 6-0, 1-6, 7-6 (12-10) ... Gained two doubles victories over Pittsburgh and Winthrop with her partner Amy Simidian.

2010 FALL: Went 6-5 in singles in her first semester as a Nittany Lion ... Won her final two matches at the WMU Super Challenge against DePaul and Western Michigan ... Won three doubles matches with different playing partners.

JUNIOR CAREER: Finished her junior career ranked in the Top 300 of the Junior International Tennis Federation (ITF)... Ranked in the Top 10 U18 division the last three years. Was ranked first in Quebec last season and was most recently ranked third in the province... Bedard finished eighth at Nationals in singles and second in doubles... Made semifinal appearances in ITF tournaments in Trinidad and Aruba within the last year... Participated in the WTA's Challenge Bell in September 2009.

Nittany Lion Career Record

Year Singles Doubles
2010-11 11-12 5-18
2011-12 15-19 14-19
2012-13 6-6 3-7
2013-14 10-15 9-14
Career 42-52 31-58


  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago