Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Dianne Hollands
Dianne Hollands


Dunedin, New Zealand

High School:
St. Hildas Collegiate School




Head Coach Vicky Maes: "Dianne is a tenacious competitor and leads by example. She works hard at everything she does and this will pay off for her this year. She sets her goals high and she will be ready to win some big matches in 03-04."

Arizona: Sophomore Year (2002-03): The Cats' primary No. 3 player...Earned overall singles records of 28-15...Tailed the most singles wins on the team...Had final doubles record of 22-12...Also earned the most doubles wins of the team with 22...13 of her doubles wins came when paired with Sophomore Kelly Perry...Ended the season ranked No. 44, her season high...Lowest rank of 84 came in the preseason...Had six upsets on the season, including an upset over teammate Maja Mlakar (No. 28) to win the singles title at the Rice Tennis Classic in September...Also won the singles and doubles titles with Kelly Perry at the Fall Desert Classic in November...Had an eight-match win streak from November 8th through January 18th.

Freshman year (2001-02): Played primarily as Arizona's No. 3 singles player...Earned a 15-12 singles record...Advanced to the third round of the Pac-10 Indoor Championships with two victories...Upset Stanford's No. 15 Lauren Barnikow, 6-3, 7-6, on 3/9...Defeated UCLA's No. 61 Petya Marinova, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3...Advanced to the quarterfinal round at the Pac-10 Outdoor Championships...Topped San Diego State's Katja Karrento in the first round of the NCAA Regional, 6-4, 6-1...Teamed with Brooke Taylor in doubles...Compiled a 9-6 record with Taylor...Had a season-high 3-game win streak against USC, Washington, and Washington State...Earned an 8-4 victory over San Diego State's duo of Lindsey Hedberg and Julie Anna Childley in the first round of the NCAA Regional.

High School: Graduated from St. Hildas Collegiate School in Dunedin, New Zealand, where she played for coach Neil Carter...Nominated for Head Girl in 2000...Competed in three international tournaments: ITF Astrid Bowl in Belgium, ASB Bank WTA Qualifying in New Zealand, and the German Junior Open in Frankfurt.