Sophie Whittle won her eighth straight singles match
The Zags will face Saint Mary’s and Pacific
Whittle defeated the No. 51 singles player in the nation
Tough challenge awaits in Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount
Gonzaga didn't drop a set in any match
Gonzaga vs. Portland - Women's Tennis
GU vs. Idaho - Women's Tennis
Photos from the third and final day of play at the Gonzaga Invite Nov. 5.
Photos from day two of the Bulldog Invite at The Stevens Center Nov. 4.
Photos from the first day of the Gonzaga Invite Nov. 3, 2017.
2016-17: All-WCC Honorable Mention -- Doubles. Singles: 17-6 overall in singles play, 14-2 in duals...won bracket at Bulldog Invite with three two-set wins Nov. 4-6...opened dual season with 13-match win streak from Feb. 10 to April 21...on Feb. 17, won key match against Idaho's Shion Watabe to allow Zags to rally for 4-3 win...also downed Fresno State's Georgia Lawson in three sets March 16...6-1 in WCC play...led one match left unfinished, tied in another...downed Saint Mary's Emma Critser 6-3, 6-1 April 14...beat BYU's Alana Bourgeois 6-1, 6-0 April 28 in WCC Championships semifinals. Doubles: 12-13 overall in doubles play, 5-11 in duals...reached bracket final at SMU Invite Oct. 7-9 with Kate Ketels, Bulldog Invite Nov. 4-6 with Nevada Apollo...perfect 3-0 at Gonzaga Invitational Nov. 11-13 with Apollo and Haruna Tsuruta...two wins in 24 hours Feb. 10-11 versus EWU and Seattle U...won first two matches at No. 1 doubles versus Montana and Utah State with Apollo, earning WCC Doubles Pair of the Week...downed Fresno State's Lawson/Wilson 6-1 March 16...with Apollo, played No. 1 doubles all conference season, leading two matches when left unfinished.
2015-16: Set program record with 25 singles wins. Singles: 25-6 overall record, 16-3 in dual play at No. 6 singles...reached Red Flight final at Bulldog Invitational Nov. 6-8 with three consecutive wins...won 13 consecutive dual matches from Jan. 29 to April 8 and went unbeaten in 15 straight (through April 16)...win streak began with nine consecutive two-setters...undefeated in dual matches at home (10-0, one unfinished)...7-1 in WCC play with one match remaining unfinished...erased one-set deficits against Sophia Chow of San Diego and Anneroos Nederstigt of Pacific...also beat players from BYU, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Loyola Marymount, and Portland...WCC Singles Player of the Week April 26 after record-breaking 25th victory against Portland. Doubles: 20-9 overall, 12-5 in dual play, all at No. 3 doubles...with Sissi Koehler, reached doubles final of Bulldog Invitational Nov. 6-8....won four of first five dual matches of the year, including 6-0 sweep of Seattle U's team of Kwee and James...6-3 in WCC action, including four straight wins...posted 6-1 win over No. 9 Pepperdine's Wierda/
High School: Played tennis all four years at Saginaw High School in Fort Worth…won Texas 5A state individual title in 2015…finished second in Texas 5A state tournament in 2014 third in 2013…three-time regional and district champion…named Team MVP and awarded Rough Rider Award.
Other Experience: Competed in numerous USTA tournaments, making back-to-back finals appearances in the Alamo City Super Championship and Arlington Tennis Center Super Championship in 2014.
Personal: Parents are Elaine and Denny…has two siblings: sister Gabrielle and brother Gage…majoring in sports medicine with a goal to be a trainer for professional athletes…chose Gonzaga because “the school is very beautiful, and I fell in love with the tennis program, coaches, and the girls. I felt it was the perfect fit.”…favorite animals are giraffes.
04/27/2018 - Women’s Falls 4-3 in WCC Semifinals to LMU
04/26/2018 - Women’s Tennis Heads to WCC Championships
04/25/2018 - WTEN’s Whittle Leads Five Zags on All-WCC
04/24/2018 - Women’s Tennis Signs Medvedcova to NLI
04/21/2018 - Bourguignon Leads 4-0 Senior Day Sweep for Women's Tennis
04/20/2018 - Women’s Tennis Returns Home for Senior Day
04/17/2018 - WTEN’s Whittle Named WCC Singles Player of the Week