Seven student-athletes graduated with honors.
Coastal finishes season at 18-6
Coastal defeats Charleston Southern 4-1; Chants face Winthrop Saturday at 9 a.m.
Third-seeded Coastal faces Liberty in Big South Championship on Thursday
2011-12 Women's Tennis Team Photos.
Spring 2012: Held a 17-4 dual record during the spring including a 5-3 mark in the Big South Conference... Posted nine consecutive singles match wins including a victory over Olga Blank from 75th-ranked UNC Wilmington... Alongside classmate Miki Bunea held a 15-8 doubles record with a 6-2 Big South mark... Won six of the last seven doubles matches before falling in the Big South Championship game... Finished her senior campaign with a 4.00 GPA to earn the Big South Women's Scholar Athlete of the Year... She also earned a spot on the all-conference doubles team with partner Bunea.
Fall 2011: Reached the semifinals at the College of Charleston Invitational finishing with a 3-1 singles record... Reached the A1 doubles finals with teammate Miki Bunea in the CofC Invite... Went 1-1 with doubles partner Bunea at the ITA Regionals in Chapel Hill... Qualified for the ITA singles bracket... Went 1-1 at the UNCW Invitational playing at the No. 2 position... Won both doubles matches with Bunea at the UNCW Invitational.
Spring 2011: Mortlock was named to the all-conference doubles team and was crowned the flight champion at No. 5 singles and No. 2 doubles... Mortlock finished the year 16-5 at No. 5 singles and 15-4 at No. 2 doubles while holding a 7-0 doubles mark in conference play... Her selection to the all-conference doubles team came following a season that Coastal posted a 21-6 overall record and a 7-0 mark in conference during the regular season... She was a part of a doubles combo that won 13 straight matches... Tabbed Big South Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
Fall 2010: Earned a spot in the quarterfinals of the qualifying singles bracket at the ITA Regionals following a pair of victories (Oct. 21) ... Reached the round of 32 in doubles playing with Miki Bunea at the ITA Regionals.
Prior To Coastal Carolina: Transferred to Coastal following two seasons at NC State.
2009-10: Upended Alexandra Smith of Richmond in straight sets ... Defeated Irene Viana of No. 67 College of Charleston ... Had doubles win over Richmond with Chloe Smith ... Beat doubles teams from No. 28 Princeton and No. 67 College of Charleston with Daria Petrovic ... Recorded wins against doubles teams from No. 60 Old Dominion and Wisconsin with Ashley Miller as her partner ... Ended the fall at 8-5 in singles and 6-5 in doubles.
2008-09: Finished the season 6-13 in singles competition, leading freshmen in singles wins ... Beat Sasha Krupina of No. 6 Georgia Tech, 6-1, 6-7(1), 1-0(10-3) ... Defeated Gaby Mastromarino of #21 TCU, 6-4, 6-2 ... Won her first career match against Daleen Kloppers of Elon, 6-1, 6-4 ... Ended the season 8-11 in doubles competition including a 5-7 record with Neils Barringer as her partner ... Teamed with Berkeley Brock to defeat the doubles team of No. 17 Florida State, 8-3 ... Beat the doubles team of No. 48 Long Beach State, 8-6, with Brock as her partner ... Was 10-5 in singles and 9-5 in doubles competition.
Prep: Ranked No. 12 in 2007 in the South African junior rankings ... Served as captain of her tennis team in 2007 ... In 2006, was ranked No. 6 in the South African junior rankings ... Also played field hockey in high school and was team vice-captain in 2007.
Personal: Full name is Diana Mortlock ... Daughter of Peter and Linky Mortlock... Majoring in business Marketing.