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06/30/2016

Women's Tennis Places Nine on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

All three of Navy's seniors were named to the honor roll.

04/24/2016

Women's Tennis Falls to Boston U. in League Championship

Navy falls to three-time champion Boston, 4-1.

04/23/2016

Navy Beats Army in PL Women's Tennis Semifinals

Mids will host Boston University in the league title match on Sunday.

04/22/2016

Mids Blank Loyola in Patriot League Tennis Quarterfinals

Navy cruises to a 4-0 sweep of the Greyhounds.

04/21/2016

Mids to Host Loyola in Patriot League Quarterfinals Friday

Navy is hosting the nine-team conference tournament this weekend.

05/16/2016

Navy-Bucknell

Photo gallery of Navy's 7-0 win over Bucknell on April 16.

05/03/2016

Navy vs. Boston (PL Final)

Navy vs. Boston University in the Patriot League Championship on April 24, 2016 in Annapolis.

04/11/2016

Army-Navy Women's Tennis

Photo gallery of the Army-Navy women's tennis Star Match on April 2, 2016.

03/14/2016

Navy vs. Seton Hall

Photo gallery of the Navy-Seton Hall match on March 12, 2016.

04/29/2015

Navy vs. Bucknell (April 12, 2015)

Photo gallery of Navy-Bucknell on April 12, 2015

Accolades Won
• 2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• 2014 All-Patriot League Second Team

2015-16 - Senior: Was 14-17 in singles play ... was 7-10 in dual matches and 7-7 in tournament play ... was 4-2 in Patriot League singles matches ... was 3-7 at the No. 4 singles position, 2-1 at the No. 3 position and 2-2 at the No. 5 position ... earned a three-set win at No. 5 singles in the Army-Navy Star Match ... earned singles wins against Big East opponents Georgetown and Seton Hall ... was 7-11 in doubles play ... was 1-7 in doubles dual matches ... teamed with Catalina Rico to win the Gold Doubles flight at the Wofford Invitational ... will graduate ranked fifth at Navy in career singles wins (63), seventh in career doubles wins (45) and fifth in combined wins (108).

2014-15 - Junior: Navy's starter at No. 1 singles ... was 12-19 overall in singles play and 5-14 in duals ... was 4-14 at No. 1 singles ... was 6-11 in doubles play ... was 3-4 in dual action in doubles ... posted a 2-4 record at No. 1 doubles and was 1-0 at No. 3 doubles ... beat George Mason's No. 1 singles player in straight sets ... had a three-set win over Howard's No. 1 singles player ... advanced to the Round of 32 at the ITA Atlantic Region Championship in the fall.

2013-14 - Sophomore: All-Patriot League Second Team ... won the team's Most Improved Award ... Droop led Navy in singles wins and dual wins ... had an overall singles record of 22-11 and was 18-4 in dual play ... posted a 15-4 record as Navy's starter at No. 3 singles and was 3-0 at No. 2 ... Droop was 6-0 in singles against Patriot League opponents during the regular season ... won nine straight singles matches from March 22 to April 18 ... Droop was 11-2 over her last 13 singles matches of the season ... Droop clinched Navy's 4-3 win over Georgetown with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) win at No. 3 singles ... clinched Navy's 5-2 win over Seton Hall with a 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) win at No. 3 singles ... Droop defeated Army's Gabby Spindler at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 6-3, and won at No. 3 doubles with partner Darien Sears in Navy's narrow 4-3 loss in the Star Match ... Droop won in straight sets at No. 3 singles in Navy's Patriot League Quarterfinals win over Loyola ... Droop was 16-10 overall in doubles and 11-6 in dual play ... Droop was Navy's primary starter at No. 3 doubles with Sears ... Droop and Sears were 9-4 at No. 3 doubles and the duo won at No. 3 doubles in the Patriot League Semifinals against Army.

2012-13 - Freshman: Went 15-9 in singles and was 16-15 in doubles for a combined record of 31-24 ... went 8-4 in singles during dual play and held a 3-1 record at No. 1 singles ... was also 3-2 at No. 5 and 2-0 at No. 6 ... had a 7-5 singles record in the fall ... was 12-10 in doubles during dual matches and was 4-5 in tournaments ... started at No. 2 doubles alongside Emani Decquir ... went 11-8 at No. 2 doubles with Decquir and went 3-1 during league play ... won five straight doubles matches at No. 2 from April 13 to April 27.

Personal: Graduated from the Palmetto State E-cademy in 2012 ... did not play high school tennis, but attended the Van Der Meer Tennis Academy ... won a state championship at Hilton Head High School in 2007 as a middle schooler and attended Super Nationals in Phoenix and Memphis ... was ranked No. 2 in the state of South Carolina and 36th in the Southeast Region while being a four-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net ... born in Trumble, Conn. ... daughter of Ronald and Sally Droop ... held offers from Louisiana-Lafayette and Coastal Carolina and went on visits to Clemson and Furman ... majoring in computer engineering.

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