Deborah Barany, Hamilton College
Deborah Barany was a four-year letter winner for the women's tennis team and a member of the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team in 2010 and 2011. In 2011, she led the team with nine singles victories as the program's No. 1 player. She finished her Hamilton career in second place on the team's all-time list with 48 singles wins. She made an impact right away in 2007 when she reached the finals of the singles draw at the ITA Northeast Region championship.
The dual major in mathematics and neuroscience was selected to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large Team by CoSIDA. Barany was one of 15 student-athletes voted to the second team in the College Division. She is the 10th different Hamilton athlete (11 awards overall) to receive academic All-America honors from CoSIDA. Barany earned a spot on the CoSIDA all-district team in 2010 and 2011.
Barany was the women's tennis representative as a Hamilton SAAC scholar-athlete award winner in 2011 for her dedication to academics and athletics, and was the keynote speaker at a luncheon to honor the scholar-athletes. She was honored by the Hamilton athletic department as its female recipient of the 2011 Milton H. Jannone Award. The award is presented annually to a student-athlete who is recognized by her peers and coaches for her outstanding athleticism, leadership and academic accomplishment.
Barany is from Falcon Heights, Minn., and went to Roseville Area High School.