Kate Fuller
blank Kate Fuller
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
Keystone National HS

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
01/09/1992

SENIOR SEASON (2013-14)

Helped team to a 24-5 record, an SEC Tournament Title, the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed and NCAA Quarterfinal appearance, ending with a final ranking of No. 4...Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll..Holds school record for most career doubles wins in program history (123)...Finished the season with a 21-9 overall record in singles (4-1 at No. 4, 8-5 at No. 5) and 27-5 doubles mark, all with partner Silvia Garcia (2-0 at No. 1 and 15-2 at No. 3)...Started the season unranked in doubles, finished ranked No. 24...Had two match clinchers including in win over No. 3 Florida...Named to the SEC Community Service Team, becoming the first player in SEC history to be on the team in four straight years, ITA Southeast Winner of the Arthur Ashe Award, "Peach of an Athlete" collegiate nominee, and inducted into the UGA Sphinx Club...In fall action, went 7-2 in singles and 7-3 in doubles with Silvia Garcia...Garnered No. 101 singles ranking and No. 2 doubles ranking in ITA fall rankings...Served as student-athlete representative on the UGA Athletic Association Board of Directors, Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Recipient of the Doyle E. Mote Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)

Helped team to a 24-4 record and advance to the NCAA quarterfinals ending with a final ranking of No. 5 ... An ITA All-American in doubles with Silvia Garcia after going 26-4 and advancing to the NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals ... was ranked as high as No. 1 ... An All-SEC Second Team Selection ... Ranked No. 21 going 31-8 in singles and went a combined 40-8 in doubles ... Set the Georgia single season record for doubles wins in a season with NCAA First Round win vs. Winthrop (previously held by Chelsey Gullickson, 35, 2012) ... Was ITA Southeast Regional doubles champion with Lauren Herring ... Named to 2013 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team with doubles partner Silvia Garcia ... Named to the SEC Community Service Team ... Named an ITA Scholar Athlete and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named to the UGA Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Serves as President of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) ... Appointed to the UGA Athletic Association Board of Directors as a student-athlete represenative.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)

Helped team to a 24-5 record and advance to the NCAA quarterfinals ending with a final ranking of No. 6 ... Earned All-SEC Second Team honors ... 27-12 in singles and ranked No. 96 and 30-14 in doubles including No. 46 with Nadja Gilchrist with a 4-2 mark ... Named to the NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team at No. 1 doubles with Nadja Gilchrist ... Had four match-clinching wins including three-set comeback over Alex Anghelescu to beat rival Georgia Tech 4-3 in Atlanta ... Registered three-set win over No. 21 ranked Jillian O'Neill (Ga. Tech) in fall action ... Named to SEC Community Service Team ... Named an ITA Scholar Athlete and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Recipient of the UGAAA Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment ... ITA preseason doubles ranking of No. 20 with Lauren Herring ... Served as one of the tennis representatives on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-2011)

An ITA All-American in doubles with Chelsey Gullickson, duo went 17-6 and advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals ... Final ITA doubles ranking of No. 8 ... Posted an 18-10 singles record including 12-4 in dual matches and clinched two team wins ... Went 26-13 overall in doubles including 14-5 at No. 1 in the lineup ... Earned All-SEC Second Team honors and named to the SEC Community Service team for superior service efforts ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors in March after going a combined 4-0 in wins over Butler and No. 24 Yale ... Helped team post a 19-5 record, advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals and a final national ranking of No. 8 ... Selected to the Dean William Tate Honor Society, which is the most prestigious honor a UGA freshman may receive and is based on leadership, scholarship and service. It is a four-year commitment with annual service projects and spring philanthropy ... Served as one of the tennis representatives on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C) ... Recipient of the UGA Athletic Association Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment.

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL

Solid junior career and gained experience in a variety of international junior tournaments ... Trained at the Windward Tennis Academy in Alpharetta, Ga., under coach Cannon Campbell and completed degree requirements through Keystone National HS ... A Blue Chip recruit and #38 overall in the Top 100 by Tennis Recruiting.Net ... Finalist at the 2009 Girls 18s USTA Winter National Championships ... Combined ranking of #11 in the final 2008 USTA Girls 18s and #25 in 2009 ... 2008 Georgia Junior Tennis Player of the Year ... 2008 Recipient of the Bill Ozaki Junior Sportsmanship Award for the Southern Section of the USTA ... Finished as one of the top two USTA National 16 and under players in 2007 and earned a special exemption into the main draw of two ITF tournaments ... Ranked as high as #149 in the ITF Junior Rankings.

PERSONAL

Born Jan. 9, 1992 in Marion, Ohio ... Daughter of Jim and Jane Fuller ... Family: Has two older sisters who played collegiate tennis: Kari at Presbyterian and Kristen at Jacksonville State ... Major: Marketing

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