Despite loss Messick pleased with Rams' performance
Freshman: Played at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., posting a 6-9 record...Played 14 matches in the No. 4 singles position, winning five matches...Opened the season in the No. 3 singles spot, earned her first collegiate victory over Pacific Lutheran's Payton McGriff, 6-4, 6-2...Rattled off four-consecutive doubles victories between Feb. 23 through March 2 before finishing the season with a 6-9 record in doubles action.
High School: Earned four varsity tennis letters at Poudre High School in Fort Collins, Colo. ...As an Impala, was a two-time regional champion and qualified twice for the 5A Colorado Championships...In 2010, defeated Rocky Mountain rival Elise McCoy in the 5A Colorado Championships third-place match, 6-4, 6-1.
Personal: Born Dec. 2, 1993 in Fort Collins, Colo. ...parents are Kraig and Laura Ecton...mother, Laura, played tennis and volleyballat Colorado College and father, Kraig, ran track at Colorado College...has three younger sisters, Kayl, Koy and Ky...majoring in business administration at Colorado State.