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.
No. 74 Arizona (9-11, 1-5) fell to No. 2 USC (19-2, 8-0), 5-1, on Saturday afternoon at the Robson Tennis Center.
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."
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."