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Women's Legend Spotlight: Sarah Witten Cantey

116 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Florida Athletics

A member of the University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame, Sarah Witten Cantey ranks as the only player in UK women's tennis history to earn three consecutive All-America selections (doubles in 2001-03). She is one of only two players with four career All-America accolades (singles in 2003 and doubles in 2001-03). The pinnacle of her esteemed career came as a senior, when she finished NCAA doubles runner-up. She ranked among the nation's top doubles tandems in 2003 with two different players (No. 4 with Amy Trefethen and No. 14 with Nathalie Roels). She coupled with teammate Carolina Mayorga to rank seventh in 2002 and 23rd in 2001. She led her team to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, advancing to the Sweet 16 in 2002 and 2003. In the classroom, she was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll three years.