2013 Highlights: Competed in 10 matches…recorded a victory at No. 1 doubles (8-6) against East Stroudsburg on March 18…earned a win at No. 3 singles (6-1, 6-2) against Frostburg State on March 21…turned in victories over Purdue Calumet on March 30 at No. 1 doubles (8-6) and No. 2 singles (6-4, 6-3).
Fall 2012: Played #1 doubles and #3 singles
Fall 2011: Played #1 doubles and #3 singles
Fall 2010: Played #3 and #4 singles and #2 and #3 doubles.
Prior to Roosevelt: Picked up tennis sophomore year in high school after an Irish Dancing injury... 1st doubles and team captain for all three years... played on varsity junior and senior year, making it to finals of sectionals senior year.
Personal: Birthdate: March 26th 1992...daughter of Daniel and Barbara Smith...her high school tennis coach was Wes Cooley...main influence to play was younger brother...she looks up to Serena Williams because "she is the prime example of girl power" and Novak Djokovic because "he's pretty hot and a great overall player"…she plans to become a bilingual teacher either in low income schools or another impoverished country.
Favorite Quote: "Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow."
Favorite Athlete: Novak Djokovic
Favorite Sports Team: Da Bears!
Favorite Movie: Hairspray
Favorite TV Show: Pretty Little Liars
Top Three Songs on My iPod: "Five Minutes to Midnight" by Boys Like Girls, "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson, and "Lose Control" by Missy Elliot
Biggest Sports Thrill: Make a great shot and getting to yell "C'MON!"
Best Memory at Roosevelt: Every day is a great day at Roosevelt University ;)
Dream Job: Being on a Spanish Soap Opera
Three Words that Describe Me: Bubbly, Loud, and Blonde!
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|Feven Haile||SO||5-1||Elgin, Ill.||South Elgin|
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|Shaina Nolley||JR||Sellersburg, Ind.||Silver Creek|
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