Makenna Mason
Makenna Mason
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clemmons, N.C.
High School: Atkins HS


JUNIOR (2018):
Led the team with nine singles victories while coming through with seven doubles victories as she teamed with Alyssa Cosentino (five wins), Abagail Williams (one) and Edi Nixon (one) … rattled off a six-match winning streak to open the season, including a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Kateri Johnson (Hollins) … came through with a 6-1, 6-4 win against Katie Meade (Emory & Henry) on Oct. 7 … opened the spring slate with a 6-3, 6-2 win against Anna Rae Porcelli (Greensboro) on March 11 … continued her hot streak against Audrey McBride (Southern Virginia) with a 6-1, 6-2 victory … closed out her streak with a 6-3, 6-3 triumph against Kateri Johnson (Hollins) … capped off a solid opening month of the season with a 6-4, 6-1 win against Julia Kelly (Mary Baldwin) … snagged a 6-4, 6-0 victory against Sophia Church (William Peace) … earned her final win of the slate against Natalie Collins (Meredith) by scores of 6-1, 6-4 … posted her first doubles win (8-4) against Valeria Sargeant / Juliette Barke (Hollins) by teaming with Williams … joined Cosentino in doubles action to down Alex Giddens / Megan Kimpel (Guilford) by an 8-0 margin … grabbed an 8-1 victory, with Cosentino, at Hollins against Anna Holland / Elizabeth Eubank … completed an 8-0 win, while partnering with Edi Nixon, over Olivia Anderson / Alexis Gonzales (Mary Baldwin) … came through with an 8-0 win, alongside Cosentino, against Samantha Lopez / Lauren Rodriguez (Greensboro) … joined Cosentino to post an 8-4 victory over the tandem of Rainey Townsend / Ashley Thornton (Averett) … captured her final doubles win (8-1) of the slate, with Cosentino, against the duo of Amber Riggs / Julia Johnson (William Peace).

SOPHOMORE (2017): Capped off her season with six singles victories, all as the top seed for Salem, and six wins in doubles action with teammate Abigail Williams … earned her first singles win on Feb. 18 when she downed Makayla McLaurin (Guilford) by a 6-0, 6-4 margin … began a three-match winning streak with a 6-1, 6-3 victory against Erin Laffey (Wesleyan (Ga.)) on March 3 … picked up her second win over Laffey the following afternoon by scores of 6-4, 6-4 … grabbed a 6-0, 6-1 victory against Alayah Austin (Mary Baldwin) on March 10 … emerged with a straight set win (6-0, 6-0) over Manessah Fox (William Peace) … posted her final singles win of the season against Gilliam Emerson (Meredith) by scores of 6-2, 6-0 … teamed with Williams to earn an 8-3 victory over Makayla McLaurin / Olivia La Ganza (Guilford) on Feb. 18 … had a three-match winning streak in March, while teaming with Williams, beginning with a 9-8 triumph over Erin Laffey / Celeste Zhang (Wesleyan (Ga.)) on March 3 … the following day the pair emerged with an 8-6 win over Wesleyan (Ga.) combo Laffey / Centara Neff … had a dominating 8-0 performance against Esperanza Cadena / Alayah Austin (Mary Baldwin) on March 10 while teaming with Williams … paired with Williams to down Manessah Fox / Haley Hinton (William Peace) by an 8-0 margin … picked up her final win of the season in doubles with an 8-5 downing of Anna Rae Porcelli / Samantha Lopez (Greensboro).

FRESHMAN (2016): Finished her first year with the most singles wins (nine) while posting eight doubles wins alongside the combination of Ashley Koehler (four wins), Lindsay Young (three) and Grace Wilson (one) … rattled off three straight victories to start her career, including a 6-0, 6-3 win in her collegiate debut against Gina Rutledge (Sweet Briar) … kicked off the spring season with a victory against Rachael Hamilton (Greensboro) 6-0, 6-0 … followed with a two-set win over Rachael Peoples (William Peace) by 6-3, 6-2 margins … added to her win total with a 6-2, 6-0 victory against Sakurako Ishii (Mary Baldwin) on March 10 … came through with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Durden Smith (Piedmont) … enjoyed her second three-match winning streak with a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Hannah Mattson (Averett) on March 19 … posted a 6-1, 6-1 win against McKennah Francis (April 1) before coming through with a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Centara Nulf (Wesleyan (Ga.)) … snagged an 8-2 doubles win, alongside Koehler, against Sarah Drummond / Rachael Hamilton (Greensboro) … the pair followed with an 8-4 victory over Alexandra Dixon / Rachael Peoples (William Peace) … teamed with Koehler to finish with an 8-4 win against Drummond / Hamilton (Greensboro) in a clash on Feb. 28 … picked an 8-1 win, while teaming with Koehler, against the pairing of Sakurako Ishii / Alayah Austin (Mary Baldwin) … partnered with Young to post an 8-6 win against Cruz / Stevens by an 8-4 margin … picked up an 8-4 victory, with Young as her teammate, over Leigh Fishman / Chandler MacDonald (Guilford) … posted her final doubles win of the campaign, 8-1, came over the Wesleyan (Ga.) duo of Emilie Leveille / Centara Nuff on April 8 with Wilson as her teammate.

PREP: Graduated from Atkins High School in 2016 … a four-year letterwinner in tennis (2012-16) under the direction of head coach Keith Mason … named Most Valuable Player of tennis team following 2012 and 2013 seasons … earned Coach’s Award in 2015 … was a conference finalist on two occasions … reached Regionals of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association on two occasions … named All-Conference … played on both the boys and girls tennis team.

PERSONAL: Makenna Renee Mason … daughter of Karyn Gordon-Mason and Keith Mason … born on March 25, 1998 … active in Technology Student Association and yearbook.