Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Shayne Austin
Shayne Austin

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Oak Park, Calif.

High School:
Thousand Oaks High School

Height:
5-5

04/18/2013

Arizona Embarks On Territorial Battle

No. 67 Arizona women's tennis (9-13, 1-8) will face No. 22 Arizona State (15-5, 5-4) in Tempe, Ariz., this Saturday, April 20, for a season-finale Territorial Cup matchup. The match is set to kick-off at 1 p.m.

04/13/2013

Arizona Drops Home Finale to Cal, 6-1

Despite pulling upsets at the No. 1 and 2 doubles spots to earn the doubles point, No. 75 Arizona was unable to extend its early 1-0 lead and fell 6-1 to No. 11 California.

04/12/2013

Arizona Swept by Stanford

No. 75 Arizona women's tennis (9-12, 1-7 Pac-12) fell 7-0 to No. 13 Stanford (15-3, 7-1 Pac-12) on Friday afternoon at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.

04/10/2013

UA Women's Tennis Wraps Up Home Season

No. 75 Arizona women's tennis (9-11, 1-6 Pac-12) will compete at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center for the final time this season when No. 13 Stanford (14-3, 6-1 Pac-12) visits on Friday, April 12 at 1:30 p.m. MST, and No. 11 California (12-5, 6-1 Pac-12) on Saturday at noon.

04/09/2013

Catchin' up with Kim

Junior Kim Stubbe gives an inside look into the Arizona women's tennis program

2012-13: Finished her freshman season with a 9-11 singles record, playing at spots 4, 5 and 6...Also had an 11-12 doubles record, playing mostly at Nos. 1 and 2.

High School: Graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif. ...Earned the Southern California Sportsmanship Award for 18s...Won the National Doubles tournament, was a finalist at Sectionals and advanced to the quarterfinals in the Easter Bowl.

Coach Maes' Take: "We are very fortunate to have Shayne on our team. This is a kid that will benefit greatly from the structure we provide in practice every day--already has. Every time she spends time on the court, she gets better. She is a great listener and does everything you ask. She is also a committed teammate. Shayne is going to be a tough, tough contender for the Cats and I look forward to watching her grow as a player and a person over the next few years."

Personal

Biggest Influence of tennis career: My dad. He was the one that introduced me to tennis and he has been by my side supporting me ever since.

Spends free time: Playing other sports, especially soccer. Also enjoys hanging out with friends and going to the beach.

Favorite places to play tennis other than Arizona: Del Ray Beach, Fla.

Hidden Talent: Soccer--used to play for a club soccer team that was No. 1 in the nation.

Favorite Sport other than Tennis: Soccer

Favorite TV Show/Movie: The Lucky One, So You Think You Can Dance

Favorite Food: Italian, Nutella

Why she chose Arizona: "I loved each and every one of the girls on the team. I really liked the coaching staff and the way Coach Maes coaches. She really cares about the team and that is one of the things I was looking for (in a coach). I also love the weather and the campus is so pretty!"

On Coach Maes: "Vicky is such a supportive coach. She cares so much about the team and supports and guides us in all aspects of our lives, on and off the court."