Moira Hedberg
Moira Hedberg
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.
High School: Oxnard HS '11
Experience: 2L

2011-12: In her first year with the Eagles, Hedberg moved right to the top of the lineup, playing 18 of 19 matches at No. 1 singles. She earned a 9-10 overall record, and was 4-4 in Big Sky Conference action. At the ened of the season, Hedberg was recognized by the league's head coaches as a member of the All-Big Sky Conference second-team - Eastern's first player since 2008 to be included on the first or second team. Hedberg won five of her first eight singles matches in the 2012 spring campaign, which included a 6-4, 6-2 win over Northern Colorado and a 6-1, 7-6 victory against Portland State. In fact, all four of her conference wins during the year came in straight sets. Hedberg was selected as the Big Sky Player of the Week on March 20, after celebrating two big victories over Air Force and Seattle. Playing No. 1 singles against the Falcons, Hedberg took down Melissa Cecil in straight sets, who had come into the match with a 9-4 record at No. 1, which included three wins against other Big Sky opponents. Hedberg defeated Cecil handily, 6-0, 6-4. The following day, she recorded wins in both singles and doubles to led EWU to an exciting 4-3 victory against Seattle.

High School: Hedberg was tabbed as a four-star recruit according to tennisrecuriting.net, and was among the top 40 players in the Southwest region as a senior in high school. She achieved her highest junior ranking of 144 in 2010 after tallying a 22-29 overall record in national tournaments. She recorded two wins over five-star recruits and six wins against other four-star athletes. Throughout her preparatory career, Hedberg earned an outstanding 186-10 overall record in singles play. She captured the Pacific View League singles title for four-consecutive years, and was named the PVL Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010. She is also a four-time Ventura County Star first-team selection. After dropping only one match during her senior season and taking home the PVL singles crown for the fourth year in a row, Hedberg earned a bid to the prestigious California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Championships. She was one of only 16 elite players to qualify for the event.

Personal: Daughter of Lars and Linda Hedberg. Plans to major in psychology.

View: Mobile | Desktop