Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Perrine Pernin
Perrine Pernin


Chalon-sur-Saone, France

High School:
Lycee Polyvalent E. Gauthey





According to Maes: "We look for Perrine to have a break-out year. When she is able to harness her fiery spirit, she shows her true talent."

Arizona: Summer 2001: Competed in a number of tournaments in France... Freshman (2000-01): Notched a five-match win streak during the spring season... Run was highlighted by sweeping all but one contest... Earned UA's lone point against Duke, defeating Hillary Adams in three sets... Played at the No. 5 singles position for a majority of the year... Fifth on the squad with 15 victories... Highlights of season included three wins over UCLA players in straight sets-Zana Zlebnik, Mariko Fritz-Krackow and Jennifer Donahue-and a three-set victory over Arizona State's Mhairi Brown... Won opening round match at Pac-10 Indoor Championships over California's Catherine Lynch in straight sets... Competed at the No. 3 doubles position with Brooke Taylor and Joanna Buczkowska... Recorded a 4-6 mark with Taylor highlighted by a three match win streak against Northern Arizona, Oregon and New Mexico... Logged two victories with Buczkowska...

High School: Graduated from Lycee E. Gauthey in France with a baccalaureate in science and an option in math...

Tennis: Competed in $50,000 satellite tournament in Marseille, France... Advanced to quarterfinals of France Championship (17-18 year-old division) at Roland Garros... Played in France Championship (15-16 year-old bracket) in 1997... Ranked 850th in WTA poll for 1999 tour...

Personal: Daughter of Christian and Annie Pernin... Father works for Kodak... Mother works for city of Chalon... Enjoys hanging out with her family and going to the movies.