Twenty-first annual gala honors success in the classroom and community.
Freshmen have strong performance at first fall tournament.
Michigan State women’s tennis travels to Northwestern for its first fall tournament of the season.
In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.
Finished with a 6-2 overall record in singles and also posted a 17-12 doubles record… Tied for first on the team with the most doubles wins with 17.
Spring 2018: Finished with an 11-9 doubles record in dual season… Had a 6-6 conference record at No. 3 doubles with partner Ava Thielman, which was the most the conference wins of any doubles pair.
Fall 2017: Singles - Earned a record of 5-2 in singles play… Competed in the 2017 ITA Division I Women’s Midwest Regional Championship where she defeated Valeria Riegraf of Western Michigan… Went 2-0 in singles at the Louisville Tennis Classic. Doubles - Tallied a record of 5-3 in doubles play… Partnered with Samantha Memije at the Wildcat Invite, Midwest Regional Championship and Louisville Tennis Classic to go 3-3 on the season… Also, paired with Ava Thielman, Habiba Shaker and Memije to go 3-0 at the Louisville Tennis Classic.
Finished with a 12-13 overall singles record… Had an 8-7 doubles record.
Fall 2016: Finished with a 3-5 singles record… Had a 6-5 doubles record with partner Aslina Chua… Defeated Western Michigan’s Olivia Myers, who ranked No. 64 in the ITA rankings.
Spring 2017: Compiled a 9-8 singles record, including a 1-3 record in the conference… Started the spring winning eight of her first 10 matches… Had a 2-2 conference record at No.3 doubles with partner Aslina Chua.
Spring 2016: Singles- Missed several weeks with an elbow injury … Came back at No. 4 singles but competed to regain spot at No. 2 singles … Started the dual season at No. 1 singles with Erin Faulkner out of the lineup … finished the year 5-23 overall and 3-16 in dual matches … went 1-10 against Big Ten foes … was most productive at No. 1 singles, going 2-3, before sustaining her elbow injury … recorded wins against Toledo’s Emily Mazzola, Middle Tennessee’s Darya Shulzhanok and Nebraska’s Mary Hanna … Doubles- Went 4-2 in doubles during the spring, playing primarily at No. 3 with Emily Meyers … the duo went 2-2.
Fall 2015: Singles - Won two of her final three matches of the fall after dropping the first six … Defeated Closs of Notre Dame, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6-0) and Wisconsin’s Avgerinos, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Doubles - Made it to the semifinals of the doubles bracket at the Wildcat Invite (9/25-27), while paired with Erin Faulkner, posting a mark of 2-1 … Finished the fall 3-3 after winning one match at the ITA Midwest Regionals over Illinois’ Baillon and Switkes, 8-5.
Spring 2015: Singles - Broke the school record for single-season singles victories at 30 ... Voted co-team MVP and Spirit Award winner ... Posted a 30-8 record in singles play ... Went 13-5 at No. 2 singles and 4-0 at No. 3 singles ... Finished 6-5 in Big Ten play in singles ... Started the spring off with a 13-0 start in singles ... Defeated No. 8 in the region Patricia Lancranjan of DePaul, 7-6 (3), 6-2 ... Doubles - Recorded an 8-7 dual match record in doubles play with junior Emily Meyers.
Fall 2014: Singles - Compiled a 13-3 record ... Finished 3-0 and champion of her flight at the Spartan Invitational ... Notched two wins at the Wildcat Invitational, defeating Western Michigan's Tracy Kuhle and Pitt's Katherine Castro ... Went undefeated at the Akron Invitation and flight champion... Earned four victories at the Midwest Regional, advancing all the way to the singles main draw. Doubles - Tallied a 8-3 record ... Teamed with Athena Trouillot to go 3-0 at the Spartan Invitational, earning wins over IPFW and Toledo ... Paired with Emily Meyers notched a 5-2 record at the Wildcat Invitational, Akron Invitational, and ITA Midwest Regionals.
High School: Four-year letterwinner and 2014 All-American selection at Clarkston ... Led team to regional champions all four years ... Helped lead the team to their first ever team state championship... Named first-team All-State, first-team All-County (Oakland) and first-team All-Conference all four years... Was awarded best female athlete award at Clarkston in 2014 ... Tallied a record of 106-5 in her four years ... Named team captain for senior year ... Was a singles finalist for the 2014 Western Michigan ITA Summer Circuit ... Graduated summa cum laude with a 4.25 GPA.
Personal: Born October 16, 1995 ... Daughter of Larry and Liza Baylis.
* Big Ten Conference dual-match record (regular season)