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Courtney Earnest
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lexington, Ohio
High School: Lexington
Experience: 1 Letter
Courtney Earnest Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 09/11/2012

2013-14:  First Team All-Mid-American Conference honoree . . . Academic All-MAC recipient . . . Named to the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Academic All-America team . . . Earned ITA Academic All-American individual honors . . . Led the squad in singles victories (24-10) overall, (16-5) dual, (8-5) tournaments and went (6-2) in MAc play . . . Went 5-2 at No. 1 singles and 11-3 at the No. 2 position . . . Won eight straight matches from Jan. 17-Feb. 16 . . . Posted a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Michigan State's Olga Chernova (1/26) helping the Cardinals defeat the Spartans . . . The win over Michigan State proved to be the only MAC win over a Big Ten opponent in 2014 . . . It also marked only the fifth time ever that the Cardinals had topped a Big Ten opponent in women’s tennis, and first since the 2001 season . . .  Helped the Cardinals to six league wins which marked the most MAC regular season wins in school history . . . Went 19-10 overall in doubles including a 5-3 mark in conference play alongside teammate Bethany Moore . . . She earned MAC Singles Player of the Week honors once (Jan. 24) and MAC Doubles Player of the Week honors April 9 & April 23.

2012-13:  Second Team All-Mid-American Conference recipient . . . Posted the most singles wins on the team with a 27-10 overall record, seeing time on courts two and three . . . Went 6-2 in Mid-American Conference action . . . Earned a three set victory over Nimisha Mohan in MAC opener at Miami (3/23) . . . Helped Ball State defeat Miami to snap the RedHawks  33-match conference win streak . . . Went 9-2 in her last 11 matches . . . . Competed at No. 1 doubles with teammate Courtney Wild posting a 10-10 overall record while going 4-4 in league action.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned four letters at Lexington High School . . . Has earned a No. 1 ranking in Northeast Ohio Girls 18 singles . . . She won the NEOTA qualifier in June of 2011 . . . Advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Western Michigan Summer ITA . . . Ranked 146th in the nation on tennisrecruiting.net . . . Was 16th in the great lakes section and fourth in the state of Ohio . . . Helpoed her team to back-to-back state championship titles (2010-2011) . . . Participated as an OHSAA individual state finalist in 2012 . . . Achieved All-Ohio First Team honors all four years.

PERSONAL:  Born Oct. 18, 1993 . . . Daughter of Steve and Lorraine Earnest . . . One sister, Jillian . . . Majoring in nursing.

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