Grace Keating
Grace  Keating


Troy, Mich.

High School:


Communications / Public Speaking


Oakland Tennis Season Review

The Golden Grizzlies posted their best finish since 2008


Oakland Drops Close Match to South Dakota 4-2

The Golden Grizzlies won the doubles point


Oakland Captures 4-2 Victory over Omaha

The Golden Grizzlies won four singles matches


Oakland Bests IUPUI 4-1 in Final League Cluster Match

The Golden Grizzlies won all three doubles matches.


Oakland Tennis Tops Western Illinois 6-1

OU will conclude The Summit League Cluster tomorrow at 8 a.m.


Oakland vs. IUPUI

The Oakland women's tennis team faced IUPUI in the final match of The Summit League Cluster


Oakland vs. Fort Wayne

The Oakland women's tennis team faced off against Fort Wayne in their second match at The Summit League Cluster


Oakland vs. Kansas City

The Oakland women's tennis team faced Kansas City in the opening match of The Summit League Cluster.


Oakland vs Detroit - Feb. 2, 2013

The Golden Grizzlies battled the Titans at Franklin Athleitc Club on Feb. 2, 2013.


Oakland Women's Tennis at Detroit - Sept. 22, 2012

The Golden Grizzlies fell 6-2 to Detroit at the Detroit Invitational a non-championship season match hosted at Detroit.

▪ Played in all 19 matches for Oakland
▪ Turned in a 4-14 record in singles matches, including a 2-5 Summit League singles record
▪ Her four singles wins tied for the most on the team
▪ Posted singles wins over Bradley, Wright State, IUPUI and Western Illinois
▪ Her three doubles wins were second most on the team
▪ Posted a 1-6 record in Summit League doubles matches
▪ Her overall doubles record for the season was 3-14
▪ Earned doubles victories over Youngstown State, IUPUI and Western Illinois

▪ Posted an 8-12 singles record as a freshman
▪ Went 4-9 in doubles action, including a 4-7 record at No. 3 doubles
▪ Finished with a 4-4 singles record in Summit League play
▪ Posted a 5-8 record as the No. 4 singles player in the OU lineup
▪ Picked up the first win of her career against Katie Hargrove of Lewis (Oct. 1)
▪ Won the back draw of the IPFW Tournament by winning three straight matches (Oct. 1-2)
▪ Earned a her first dual win and first Summit League win 6-1, 6-0 against Centenary

High School:
▪ Earned four varsity letters under coach Dave Patrangelo and Brian Myska at Troy High School
▪ Served as a two-time team captain
▪ Earned all-state honors in singles in 2009
▪ Named the Daily Tribune Women's Tennis Player of the Year following the 2009 season
▪ Was a four-time all-area and all-league selection, also earned three all-district honors
▪ Helped her high school team win regionals in 2009 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Division I Michigan Tournament
▪ Won sectionals, states, regionals and districts as a member of her 4.5 USTA tennis team
▪ Also ran track at THS and competed in club swimming

Academic Awards and Extracurricular Activities:
▪ Earned a third place finish at DECA Nationals

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Finishing 22-8 in her senior year to earn Southeastern Michigan Player of the Year Honors

Full Name:
Grace Elizabeth Keating
Parents: Melinda and Tighe Keating
> Her father, Tighe, played at Michigan State and was a tennis professional
Siblings: Hope, Clare and Faith

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. The coach
2. The atmosphere
3. The school itself

Grace Keating's Career Statistics

Singles Doubles
2010-11 8-12 (.400) 4-9 (.308)
2011-12 4-14 (.286) 3-14 (.176)
Career 12-26 (.316) 7-23 (.233)

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