MINERS

Vicky Michaud
 Vicky Michaud

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Laval, Quebec

High School:
George Vanier HS

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3L

2007-08 (Junior)

Had a breakthrough season by notching 16 wins, topping her combined victory total from her first two years in the process ... was especially impressive in dual-match play, ranking second on squad in triumphs (12) and win percentage (.631) ... sizzled at onset of January by snaring seven of first eight matches ... included among sequence was a personal-best four-match unbeaten streak ... competed at No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 singles throughout the year, picking up at least one win in each of those slots ... was at her best at No. 4, evidenced by 5-1 mark ... piled up 17 victories in doubles play to check in second on the squad ... included among those was the back-draw crown at the Miners' Fall Invite ... advanced to the championship match of the flight four singles at the event ... also did so after a pair of victories to start the UNM invite ... boasted a sterling slate of 4-2 in three-set affairs ... chosen as team's MVP at season-ending banquet.

2006-07 (Sophomore)

Compiled a record of 4-8 on the season, with the wins all coming via tournament play in the fall ... earned three appearances at No. 6 singles in dual-match play, but was unable to secure a triumph ... had impressive performances in doubles play during the fall season, especially when competing with Megan Pritchard ... duo went 5-2, helping Michaud register an overall doubles record of 9-10.

2005-06 (Freshman)

Was the team's best player in doubles action, registering an individual record of 17-13 (.567 winning percentage) ... teamed with Teri Wilkerson to reach the finals at the Texas Tech tournament ... overall, the duo finished 11-3 on the year, including a stellar 4-1 in dual matches ... paired with fellow classmate Amber Brightly to post 7-7 mark on the season ... advanced to the singles Flight D final in Lubbock ... posted singles winning streaks of two matches on three occasions ... picked up her first career collegiate victory in come-from-behind fashion against Ana Paula Soto of UTSA ... finished the year with a singles record of 7-20, seeing action at Nos. 4-7.

Prior To UTEP

Graduated from Georges Vanier High School in Laval, Quebec, in June 2004 ... GVHS did not have a tennis program ... participated in badminton, basketball, soccer, swimming and volleyball ... coached by Luc Champagnet and Juliette Chang ... was ranked 12th in 14's, 13th in 16's and 15th in 18's in Quebec ... reached a national doubles rank of 31st in 18's ... won the doubles title at the 2004 Repentigny Championship ... participated in Canadian Nationals indoors and outdoors from 2001-05 ... member of Team Quebec since 2001 ... spent June-August 2003 playing in France.

Personal

Full name is Vicky Michaud (pronounced mee-show) ... born on April 25, 1987, in Laval, Quebec ... daughter of Rene and Lucie Michaud ... has two older sisters, Valerie and Julie ... began playing tennis at age 10 ... lists Kim Clijsters as her favorite tennis player ... a business major.