Sam Critser
Sam Critser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mountain View, Calif.

High School:
Mountain View

Height:
5-5


11/02/2012

Bolender Advances to Shootout at USTA Collegiate Invitational

Bolender Advances to Shootout at USTA Women's Tennis Invite

05/29/2012

2011-12 Michigan Women's Tennis Roster

2011-12 Michigan Women's Tennis Roster

05/22/2012

Bektas, Bolender Ready for NCAA Individual Competition

Bektas, Bolender Ready for NCAA Women's Tennis Individual Competition

05/15/2012

Week #16: Wolverines to Head to NCAA Championships

Women's Tennis to Head to NCAA Championships

05/08/2012

Week #15: U-M to Welcome Trio for NCAA Regional This Weekend

Women's Tennis to Welcome Trio for NCAA Regional This Weekend

Sophomore (2011-12) ... Big Ten Conference Athlete of the Week (Feb. 26, Oct. 19) ... Singles ... 12-9 overall record ... 6-7 dual-match record ... Defeated Michigan State's Katarina Lingl, 6-4, 6-4, in first single dual appearance (Feb. 22) ... Earned wins over Virginia's No. 74 Erin Vierra, 6-2, 6-3, and Virginia's No. 5F Li Xi, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, at the Bulldog Tennis Classic (Oct. 14-16) ... Went 1-2 in season debut at the ITA All-American Championships (Oct. 4-6) ... Doubles ... 10-7 overall record ... Paired with Sarah Lee to defeat Virginia's No. 8 Fraser/Tomljanovic, 8-4, at the Bulldog Tennis Classic (Oct. 14-16).

Freshman (2010-11) ... Earned first varsity letter ... All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Feb. 2) ... Singles ... Ranked No. 67 in the May 2 ITA rankings ... 31-12 overall record ... 19-9 dual-match record ... 4-7 at No. 2, 5-0 at No. 3, 10-2 at No. 4 ... Defeated No. 10 Danielle Lao of Southern California (5-7, 6-2, 6-4) in the ITA Kick-Off ... Went 3-0 at the Michigan Invitational (Jan. 15-17), including a a win over No. 20 Brynn Boren of Tennessee (7-6, 7-5) ... Went 4-1 at the ASU Thunderbird (Nov. 5-7) ... Won the Maize Flight at the Wolverine Invitational (Oct. 1-3), knocking off teammate Mimi Nguyen (7-6, 7-6) in the final ... Doubles ... 30-9 overall record ... 18-6 dual-match record ... 1-0 at No. 1 with Mimi Nguyen, 2-0 at No. 2 with Nguyen, 9-5 at No. 3 with Nguyen, 6-1 with Michelle Sulahian at No. 3 ... Paired with Sulahian to reach the semifinals of the USTA/ITA Midwest Championships (Oct. 21-26) ... 11-2 with Michelle Sulahian, 16-6 with Nguyen, 2-1 with Rika Tatsuno, 1-0 with Brooke Bolender.

Prep ... Graduated from Mountain View High School (2010) ... Academic Honor Roll 2007-10.

National/International ... Was the No. 1 ranked player in Northern California rankings for all ages ... Was a top 20 recruit on tennisrecruiting.net for all four years of high school ... 2010 ... No. 14 senior recruit by tennisrecruiting.net ... 18's California Bowl winner ... Seascape Women's Open finalist ... Two-time Mountain View Open finalist ... 2009 ... 18's St. Louis National Open doubles winner ... 18's Hawaii National doubles finalist ... 18's Maze Cup winner ... 2008 ... Achieved No. 1 ranking in 18's in Northern California ... 16's Easter Bowl quarterfinalist ... 16's Lakewood National Open finalist ... 16's Doubles National Open finalist ... 16's Winter Nationals quarterfinalist ... 2007 ... Achieved No. 1 ranking in 16's in Northern California ... 16's doubles winner at the National Open (Lakewood) ... 16's singles National Open finalist (Elk Grove).

Personal ... Samantha Brooke Critser was born Oct. 8, 1992 ... Daughter of Tom and Kim Critser ... Father, Tom, played football at Oregon State University (1981-85) ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Career Statistics

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2010-11 31-12 17-8 12-3 9-1 -- 4-7 5-0 10-2 -- --
2011-12 12-9 6-7 6-2 5-5 -- -- -- 1-0 5-7 --
Career 43-21 23-15 18-5 14-6 -- 4-7 5-0 11-2 5-7 --
Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3
2010-11 30-9 18-6 12-3 7-2 1-0 2-0 15-6
2011-12 10-7 7-5 3-2 7-1 -- -- 7-5
Career 40-16 25-11 15-5 14-3 1-0 2-0 22-11

* Big Ten Conference dual-match record (regular season)