Savannah Durkin

Savannah  Durkin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miramar, Florida

High School:
Broward Virtual School

Height:
5-5

Experience:
3L


11/05/2017

Sunday Sweep Closes River Oaks Invite

Owls Sweep Texas & North Texas

11/04/2017

Owls Continue Strong Play at River Oaks Invitational

Play concludes on Sunday

11/03/2017

Owls Open Strongly at River Oaks Invitational

Win eight of nine matches

10/29/2017

Astete and Niezgoda Close Out Unbeaten Slates

TCU Haunted Horned Frog Classic

10/28/2017

Owls Rebound in Singles on Day Two at TCU

Haunted Horned Frog Classic

05/13/2017

NCAA First Round vs. TCU

Rice faced TCU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

04/27/2017

Rice 4, FIU 1

Rice captured its fifth consecutive C-USA title by defeating FIU 4-1

04/27/2017

Rice 4, UNT 1

The Owls defeated host North Texas to reach their sixth straight C-USA women's tennis final

04/21/2017

Rice 4, UTSA 0

Rice blanked UTSA in the quarterfinals of the 2017 C-USA Championship

02/14/2017

Rice vs. Baylor

Rice faced Baylor on February 11, 2017

Durkin match-by-match
2016-17 / 2015-16 / 2014-15


HONORS
Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2015, 2016, 2017
ITA Scholar Athlete 2016
All C-USA Singles (first team) 2015, 2016. (second team) 2017
All C-USA Doubles (second team) 2015, (third team) 2016, 2017
C-USA Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week (4/11/16)

2016-17 (Junior)
Spring: Won a career-high 12 dual singles matches, the last of which clinched Rice's fifth consecutive C-USA title... Was 8-1 at the fifth position and closed with a five-match winning streak... Won 11 of her last 12 matches .... Owls were 11-1 when she won her match... 2-0 in three matches at the C-USA Championships and is now 8-0 in three years at the tournament... Tied for the team lead with 15 doubles wins in the dual season (also a career best), including a 12-5 mark with Katherine Ip... Pair delivered a crucial early win in the Owls 2017 C-USA title run, rallying from 5-4, 40-0 to give Rice a 1-0 lead over UTSA... Earlier in the season, the duo came back from 5-3, 40-0 and survived six match points to provide the doubles point in Rice's first win at Texas A&M since 2000.

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Spring: Led the Owls with a 17-3 mark in singles, going 8-2 at No. 4 and 8-1 at No. 5…. Won her last seven decisions, including a 3-0 mark at the C-USA Championship… Led the team with five clinch points, including one over #29 Tulsa in a 4-3 win… … Earned C-USA Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for her win over Tulsa… 7-1 in three set matches and 2-0 in tiebreak sets…5-0 against C-USA opponents in dual singles… Combined with Zinko to go 3-0 in the C-USA Championship in doubles, losing seven games and clinching the point in two of three matches… Posted a 10-4 doubles mark in dual action, including wins in their last four matches. Fall : Finished tournament play with a 7-3 mark in singles and an 8-3 mark in doubles... Opened the year by combining with Fernanda Astete to take the Flight 2 doubles title at the Rice Invite and reached the Flight 2 singles final but it was rained out... Was 2-1 in singles at both the SMU and Kitty Harrison Invites.

2014-15 (Freshman)
SpringCaught fire down the stretch, going unbeaten in last 13 matches (10-0) at No. 5 in lineup to finish second on squad with 15-5 record and earn first team All-CUSA honors in singles... Provided three points in singles and two more in doubles during the Owls C-USA Championship run... Won all three singles matches in straight sets, losing only 12 games in six sets, five of those in the first set of semifinal match vs. FIU... Twice extended leads to 2-0 (vs. Charlotte and Marshall) and to 3-0 vs. FIU... Combined with Solomiya Zinko to twice win 8-1 and were leading 6-1 in championship match when Owls clinched doubles point... Duo earned second team All-C-USA honors..Fall: Wrapped up her first semester of action with a 9-3 record in singles and an 8-2 mark in doubles... Captured the Blue Flight singles title at the Rice Fall Invitational by downing Houston's Maria Cardenas in a deciding tiebreaker, 6-3, 1-6, 10-6

High School/Juniors
Trained under former Owl All-American and College Tennis Hall of Famer Harold Solomon at the Harold Solomon Tennis Institute... Reached the finals of the 2013 USTA Florida Level 3 Girls 18s Bobby Curtis Junior State Championship... Won a level 5 North Miami Designated and level 4 Gulfstream Sectional .

Personal
Full Name: Savannah Grace Martell-Durkin... Born: 1/31/96, at Miami, Florida... Parents: Steve and Victoria Durkin, Miramar... one sister...Father lettered twice in track at the University of Houston... Sport Management major

Singles Tour Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2014-15 9-3 15-6 - - 0-1 5-3 9-2 1-0
2015-16 10-4 17-3 - - - 8-2 8-1 1-0
2016-17 9-4 12-3 - - - 2-0 8-1 2-2
2017-18 10-5 - -
TOTAL 38-16 44-12 - - 0-1 15-5 24-4 4-2
Doubles Tour Dual #1 #2 #3
2014-15 8-2 12-6 - - 12-6
2015-16 10-3 13-10 - - 13-10
2016-17 10-4 15-5 - - 15-5
2017-18 7-4 -
TOTAL 35-13 40-21 - - 40-21
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