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  Deborah Armstrong
Deborah Armstrong

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newcastle, England

High School:
Woodhouse Grove HS

Height:
5-5


Long Beach State: Comes into the season with 142 total career wins, fourth-most in school history with a full year to play ... Tied for third with Havaja Frlijuckic with 70 singles wins, and is fifth in school history with 72 doubles wins ... Needs just 11 doubles wins to become the all-time winningest player in doubles in school history ... With 24 singles wins she would pass Hannah Grady in that category, and 30 overall wins to pass Grady in the combined total.

(2009-10): Earned All-Big West honors in singles for the third straight year, earning an honorable mention while repeating as a second-team All-Big West selection with her new partner, Anais Dallara ... Led the team with 23 singles wins over the year, finishing 23-10 with a .697 winning percentage ... Had over 22 singles wins for the third consecutive season ... After a 5-5 fall, went 18-5 in dual matches for Long Beach State, the second-best winning percentage for the team in dual matches ... Started the year at No. 1 singles, but moved to No. 3, where she compiled a 16-2 overall record ... Named Co-Big West Player of the Week on March 4 after a singles win in a rain-shortened match over Pacific, followed by a singles and a doubles win over No. 18 Washington in a 6-1 team loss to the Huskies ... Teamed with sophomore Anais Dallara throughout the year in doubles ... Played two matches at No. 1 doubles, going 1-1, and posting a 15-5 record at No. 2 doubles ... the .700 winning percentage (21-9) for the tandem was the best on the team ... Was undefeated with a 3-0 record and three stopped matches in the Big West Tournament ... An Academic All-Big West honoree.

(2008-09): Earned second-team All-Big West honors in both singles and doubles ... Finished the season with an overall doubles record of 24-11 with Lisa Sutton ... The 24 wins for the tandem is the most for one pair in school history ... Was 7-3 in fall doubles ... Posted a winning streak of nine straight matches in doubles, including wins against four ranked opponents ... In singles, finished the year with a 24-14 record ... Her 24 wins were the 11th highest single-season total in school history ... Academic All-Big West and 2009 ITA All-Academic Team selection.

(2007-08): Named honorable mention All-Big West in singles primarily as the No. 3 player for the Big West Champions... went 23-15 overall and 14-9 in dual competition, including a 11-6 record at the No. 3 position... teamed with Lisa Sutton and went 19-5 in doubles play in the spring at the No. 3 position... in the fall, got to the Consolation Finals of the Cal Fall Invite and lost to teammate Hannah Grady in the main draw of the Fullerton Invite Semifinals, going 9-5... after a 1-2 start to their partnership, Sutton and Armstrong won the next 12 in a row and 18 of their final 21 matches, including all three contests in the Big West Championships.... finished 25-9 overall in doubles play, the fifth-best single-season total for doubles wins in school history ... named to the 2008 ITA All-Academic Team.

High School: Received a career-high ITF World Junior ranking of No. 238 and a No. 4 British LTA under-18 junior ranking ... She has competed in 28 ITF World Junior Tournaments, having won two singles titles, as well as competing at the 2006 Wimbledon Junior Championship ... In January 2007, she reached the finals of the Ariel Grand Prix Masters Tournament.

Personal: Was born in Newcastle, England... Daughter of Steve and Jan Armstrong ... Majoring in finance.

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