- Ceylan Engin
Ceylan Engin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Istanbul, Turkey

High School:
Malbank Sixth Form College

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:
07/07/1988



2009-09 (Junior)
Spring 2009: Split time between the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions and finished the dual-match schedule with a 2-10 record ... went 3-3 in singles action at two January tournaments -- the Auburn Winter Invitational and the Samford Winter Invitational ... partnered mostly with Jenny Cape as the Blazers' No. 3 doubles team and finished the spring 3-6 in doubles action ... Fall 2008: Went 3-2 in singles during the fall season ... won her fi rst two matches at the season-opening Stony Brook Classic (Sept. 19-21), including a 6-0, 6-0 win over her Marist opponent in her first match ... teamed with Giorgia Romeo in doubles for a 2-3 fall record ... picked up both wins at the Stony Brook Classic.

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Spring 2008: Played five singles matches at the No. 6 position ... posted a 2-3 record with wins over North Alabama (Feb. 1) and Georgia State (March 21) ... played two matches at No. 3 doubles, partnering with Jenny Cape and Giorgia Romeo ... Fall 2007: Did not play.

Pre-UAB

Attended Melbank Sixth Form College in Cheshire, England ... was a member of the Enko tennis team ... played for the Manchester Tennis Academy ... attended tournaments as part of Tennis Europe and ITF junior tournaments in countries such as Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia Herzegovina and Russian Federation ... achieved a 221st ranking at Tennis Europe for 14-under ... finished second in the Istanbul Championship in 2001 and 2002 ... finished third in Turkish National Championship in 2003 and 2004.

Personal

Ceylan Engin ... born July 7, 1989 in Istanbul, Turkey ... daughter of Sedat and Zeynep Engin ... majoring in general studies.