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Michaela Stracar
Michaela Stracar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jericho, N.Y.

Major:
DUS


2009-2010 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Started the season off strong, winning six of her first nine matches, including four straight against Bucknell, 6-0, 6-2, Lehigh, 6-1, 6-1, Akron, 6-3, 7-5, and Wichita State, 6-0, 6-0 ... Defeated Illinois, 8-6, in a doubles match with partner Maria Prishlyak when the team was ranked No. 26 in the country ... Won Big Ten doubles matches against Wisconsin, 9-7, with Prishlyak and Purdue, 8-6, with partner Lauren McCarthy ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.

2008-2009 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Won Silver Flight at Yale Invitational with victories over Katelyn Haycock of Syracuse, 6-3, 6-1, Tara Brennan of Fairfield, 6-1, 6-0, and Danielle Abraham of Boston University, 6-2, 6-2... Edged Laryssa Ferreira of then-No. 66 Wichita State, 3-6, 6-1, 10-4... Also defeated Ruthie Furman of Lehigh in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0.


JUNIOR CAREER: All-State performer...Was doubles county champion in 2005 and 2008...Won doubles state championship in 2006 and 2007...Captained her high school team during the 2007-08 season...Jericho Senior High School team was undefeated Long Island Champions in 2006 and 2007...Competed in Richard Berger Memorial Tournament...Also danced in high school.

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