Lilly Kimbell
blank Lilly Kimbell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Braunfels, Texas

High School:
New Braunfels HS

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
11/01/1991

SENIOR SEASON (Fall 2013)

Led the Bulldogs with a 13-2 record in singles and an 8-3 record in doubles with Mia King ... Advanced through the pre-qualifying draw of the All-American Championships to come within just two wins of making the main draw ... Advanced to the quarterfinals in the ITA Southeast Regional singles draw.

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 ... Finished the season with a 9-9 record in singles and a 23-6 record in doubles, playing primarily at the No. 3 spot with freshman Mia King.

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 ... An All-SEC 2nd Team selection ... Owns school record for Consecutive Doubles Victories with Maho Kowase; the duo had a 21-match winning streak; 23-2 as a tandem including 21-0 at No. 3 ... Exceptional doubles player with a 31-5 record, playing mainly with Maho Kowase and paired with senior Chelsey Gullickson to go 5-0 and win ITA Southeast Regional Fall Tournament ... Went 23-9 in singles including 18-4 in dual matches and is 11-2 at No. 6 ... Notched impressive three-set win over Florida's No. 68th ranked Alex Cercone in finals of SEC Tournament ... Named to All-SEC Tournament team in doubles with Maho Kowase ... Clinched team victory in 7-0 shutout of Miss. State ... Served as one of the tennis representatives on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C) ... Recipient of Leighton Ballew Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment ... ITA preseason singles ranking of No. 123.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)

An All-SEC Second Team selection after going 26-10 in singles and 27-13 in doubles ... Final ITA ranking of No. 46 in doubles with Nadja Gilchrist; Was ranked as high as No. 95 in singles and No. 37 in doubles with Gilchrist ... Posted a 16-5 record in dual matches including 10-1 in the SEC ... Led the team with five match-clinching victories including a three-set win over Dominika Kanakova to rally Georgia past South Carolina 4-3 ... Went 12-5 in doubles with Maho Kowase including winning the HEB Baylor Fall Invitational ... Posted a 10-5 mark with Nadja Gilchrist including 6-2 at No. 2, also had impressive win over No. 2 ranked Alabama duo of Guarachi/McLane in consolation draw at the All-American Championships ... Helped team post a 19-5 record, advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals and a final national ranking of No. 8 ... Served as one of the tennis representatives on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.)Recipient of Leighton Ballew Women's Tennis Scholarship Endowment.

JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL

A Blue Chip recruit and ranked #4 overall on the Top 100, according to Tennis Recruiting.Net ... A graduate of New Braunfels where she played for David Mueller. Also trained at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels under coaches Phil Hendrie, Pat Harrison and parents ... Named 2010 National High School Senior Athlete of the Year for women's tennis by National High School Coaches Association ... Most decorated high school tennis player in Texas high school history, winning four straight individual titles at the 4A/5A level. Only the ninth female in Texas high school history to win four state singles titles ... Never lost a set in four state tournaments ... Led the Unicorns to three team tennis titles from 2007-09 as they won 75 straight matches including 120 out of 123 in her prep career ... USTA tournament titles include the Hardcourt Nationals 16s, the Orange Bowl 16s (singles & doubles) in 2007, and multiple USTA National Open titles in each age group from the 12s to the 18s ... 2009 Mary Lowden Award, which is given by the USTA Texas Section to a player who demonstrates citizenship, leadership and sportsmanship ... Combined (singles & doubles) ranking of No. 3 in the USTA Girls 18s ... Four-time recipient of the San Antonio Express Player of the Year ... Featured on the cover in March 2009 issue of ESPN Rise, a magazine about high school sports ... Won 2010 ITA Summer Southwest Regional singles and doubles event.

PERSONAL

Born Nov. 1, 1991 in Vancouver, Washington ... Daughter of Judy Kimbell and Tim Gillas and Robert Kimbell ... Family: Has a younger sister, Samantha ... Major Human Development & Family Science

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