Cross Country
Megan Broderick - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Florida Virtual School

After competing for four years in tennis, Broderick is completing her eligibility clock in cross country.


  • 2008 Freshman All-SEC
  • 2008 Singles All-SEC Second Team
  • 2008 Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 18, Mar. 25, Apr. 8)

2011 (Senior): Played every singles match at the No. 1 position … Won the second most singles matches (10) on the team … Won three matches in conference play … Won 64 matches in her Kentucky career … Won six doubles matches at the No. 1 position … Won two conference doubles matches at the No. 1 position.

2010 (Junior): Led the Wildcats at No. 1 singles…Ranked as high as No. 98 andNo. 77 in preseason…defeated No. 100 Katrina Tsang of North Carolina after third set tie breaker (10-2)…upset No. 39 Alexa Guarachi of Alabama intwo easy sets, 6-1, 6-3…finished her singles season 4-17 and 7-15 in doubles, mostly played withChristine Johnston at No. 2 doubles…Was awarded an at-large bid by the Fifth Third Bank Tennis Championships (July 2009) and played her way to a qualifying spot; beat Alexandra Riley (ITA No. 931), Julia Cohen (univ. of Miami), and Nicole Bartnik (Columbia).

2009 (Sophomore): Played primarily at No. 1 singles … Ranked as high as No. 55 in the country this season … After being down 7-3 in a third set tie-breaker, she upset No. 34 Yvette Hyndman of Georgia, 10-8 … Finished with a 9-9 doubles record with partner Christine Johnston … Selected as a participant in the Qualifying Singles round of the 2008 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championship and advanced to the Qualifying Round of 16 … Was a tournament runner-up at the 2008 June Stewart Invitational.

2008 (Freshman): Finished her rookie season playing at the No. 1 position in singles with an 18-6 record … Earned a final ITA Singles ranking at No. 76 … Selected to Second Team All-SEC with an 8-5 conference record as well as being named to the Freshman All-SEC team … Named a three-time SEC Freshman of the Week first on February 18th and again on March 25th and April 7th … Defeated three higher ranked players in singles … Played at all positions in doubles … Had a 4-5 record at No. 1 with partner Carolina Escamilla, being ranked as high as No. 49 … Beat then-No. 17 doubles team of Gira Schofield and Ana Zubori of South Carolina, 8-6 with Escamilla … Had an early season nine-match win streak during key upsets against Michigan and Clemson.

Junior Career: The 11th-ranked prep player in the nation and the fifth-ranked competitor in the state of Florida … Was named a five-star recruit by … A two-time Florida Player of the Year, capturing two individual state championships and twice earning All-America honors as team captain … Ranked seventh in the nation and first in the state in doubles as a senior and was ranked No. 2 in the state in singles as a senior … Captured the University of Florida’s ITA singles and doubles championships … Captain of the 18s junior national Fed Cup.

Personal: Born Megan Leah Broderick on July 5, 1988 … Parents are Tim and Sandra Broderick … Majoring in broadcast journalism.

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