|Parents:||Jim & Wendy|
Harding followed up her terrific freshman season with an even better sophomore campaign, going 24-12 in singles playing at the first position for the entire season to go along with a 29-10 record in doubles including a team-best 24-9 mark when playing with Katarina Su. She finished the season as the fifth-ranked singles player in all of Division III and part of the 12th-ranked doubles national rankings with Su. Harding earned her first All-America honors of her career in the fall after reaching the National Small Colleges title match in the doubles competition. In the spring, Harding collected All-America honors in singles as she entered the NCAA Individual Championships singles draw as the fourth-ranked player in the field and advanced to the quarterfinals. In the NCAA doubles competition, Harding also reached the quarterfinals playing with Su as the pair opened play as the 13th-seeded duo in the field of 16. She added ITA Regional honors by being named just the second Eagle ever to be named the ITA South Region’s Player to Watch. Harding will enter her junior season with 51 career singles victories and 48 successful decisions in doubles.
Harding made her presence felt immediately for Emory during her freshman campaign, going 27-4 in singles and 19-9 in doubles. The 27 victories led the team and are the 11th most all-time in a single season by an Eagle player. With her performance, she was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Rookie of the Year and finished ranked 23rd individually in the ITA South regional rankings. Harding closed out the spring winning her final 12 single matches, all by straight sets, including three matches in the no. 5 singles spot during Emory's NCAA playoff run. During the Fall ITA Regional, Harding and partner Michelle Satterfield reached the semi-finals in the doubles tournament and were ranked as the #1 doubles team in the country. Harding also reached the semi-finals in the singles competition during the ITA Regional. She was also voted as the team's sportsmanship award winner by her teammates.
|SINGLES||TOTAL||1||2||3||4||5||6||Tour||Final Nat'l Rank||Final Reg. Rank|
|DOUBLES||TOTAL||1||2||3||Tour||Final Nat'l Rank||Final Reg. Rank|
|2014-15||All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Rookie of the Year|
|All-UAA||No. 5 Singles||First Team|
|No. 3 Doubles||First Team|
|2015-16||ITA All-America||Singles (Spring)|
|Doubles (Fall & Spring)|
|NCAA Division III Championships Participant||Singles||Quarterfinals|
|ITA Small College National Participant||Doubles||2nd|
|ITA Fall South Regional Champion||Doubles|
|ITA Atlantic South Regional Player to Watch|
Prior to Emory:
Was a four-year member of the Northport High School team... Earned All-State recognition in 2011 and 2012 and All-County honors from 2009-12... Spent three years at the team's no. 1 singles player... Helped her team finish as the runner-up ar the 2012 county championships... Was a four-star recruit on TennisRecruiting.net... Coached by Peter Quinn in high school.
Born July 8th... Father, Jim, played baseball at Tennessee Temple... Cousin, Katie Durst, was a gymnast at William and Mary... Cousin, Michael Durst, plays lacrosse at Union... Was on the honor roll all four years of high school.
Why she chose Emory:
"I chose Emory because of its combination of strong athletics and academics, as well as its beautiful campus and facilities."