The Boilermakers opened Big Ten play with a win over their instate rival.
Golder in 2011-12:Record - Singles: (17-4) (10-4 Big Ten) ... Doubles: (18-6) (7-5 Big Ten) ... helped lead team to first Big Ten Tournament Championship ... won 10 out of 12 matches from Jan. 20 to April 1 including streaks of three and five wins with victories against #30 Yale, #22 Tulsa, #37 Long Beach State, and #14 Michigan ... played most of the season at No. 5 singles including the final 11 matches ... went 3-1 in singles play in the Big Ten Tournament which helped the team pick up a 4-0 win over Michigan State, a 4-2 win over Nebraska, and a 4-3 victory over Michigan for the title ... did not lose back-to-back singles matches all season ... biggest win was over No. 97 Janine Weinreich of Nebraska in the conference tournament ... was 5-0 in matches that went three sets ...collected 10 straight wins with doubles partner Gisella Pere spanning from Jan. 28 to March 16 ... appeared with Pere as the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles team all season.
Golder in 2010-11: Records - Singles: 23-10 (7-3 Big Ten); Doubles: 20-11 (4-6 Big Ten) ... Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... led team in spring singles with 15-6 dual-match record ... won 10 of 12 matches between Feb. 13-April 10 including streaks of four and five with wins against No. 68 Harvard, No. 47 Indiana and No. 52 Michigan State ... ranked ITA's 68th doubles team with Bhavani Tirumurti from Jan. 15-Feb. 20 while collecting six consecutive matches ... appeared at No. 3 doubles with Tirumurti all season ... 14-3 in fall singles and doubles ... undefeated in fall doubles 8-0 with Tirumurti at Wolverine, UCF and Purdue Invitationals ... in top spot of program history career spring doubles with Tirumurti at 29-20 and fourth in career doubles with 37-20 ... 20-11 doubles record is all-time ranked eighth ... reached combined 50th career win on April 9.
Golder in 2009-10: Records - Singles: 16-10 (2-8 Big Ten); Doubles: 17-9 (4-6 Big Ten) ... opened collegiate career with seven straight singles wins and triumphs in nine out of first 10 matches ... first three wins of streak came while claiming Flight 5 singles title at Hilton Garden Inn Eagle Invite in Purdue debut ... played every singles match from No. 5 position ... Big Ten wins came against Northwestern and Michigan State ... also added victory against Penn State in first round of Big Ten Tournament ... made each doubles appearance with Bhavani Tirumurti ... duo took third in Flight 3 doubles at Hilton Garden Inn Eagle Invite in first matches together, winning final two contests to start season-long seven-match win streak ... also posted four-match winning streak from March 12-17 and ended season with three consecutive victories, including two in Big Ten Tournament ... 17-9 doubles tally is eight highest in program history.
Before Purdue: Reached ranking of 398 in ITF world junior rankings ... was named Auckland Sportsperson of the Year and Auckland's Junior Player of the Year ... represented New Zealand in 2007 Junior Fed Cup ... won two national singles and three national doubles titles ... finalist in four ITF tournaments.
Personal: Full name is Imogen Carla Golder (pronounced im-OH-jen) ... born April 25, 1992 in Auckland, New Zealand ... daughter of Tim and Teresea Golder ... majoring in economics ... has older sister, Caitlin, and younger brother, Leo.