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Erin Wilbert - Women's Tennis - Kansas Jayhawks

Erin Wilbert

Class Sophomore
Hometown Lafayette, La.
High School St. Thomas Moore Catholic HS

Fall 2010 (Junior): Went 4-4 in singles play and 5-3 in doubles with Morozova… Received her third straight invitation to the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships and with Morozova, became the first doubles team to qualify for the Riviera ITA All-American Championships since 2007… Paired with Morozova to defeat one of the Big 12[apos]s top doubles teams in Amanda Craddock and Caroline Larsson from Texas, 8-5, in the prequalifying draw of the All-American Championships, knocking the draw[apos]s sixth-seeded team out of the tournament… Fell in opening round of Regional play, but bounced back with two wins in the consolation bracket, including a 6-3, 6-2 win over Big 12 foe Annemijn Koenan from Missouri.

2009-2010 (Sophomore): Continued to improve and was one of KU[apos]s strongest players in the bottom of the lineup… Named the team[apos]s Hardest Worker… The only full-time starter to post a winning singles record, going 16-14 on the season… Went 19-13 with Victoria Khanevskaya, Kate Morozova, Kuni Dorn and Kate Goff… Went 8-2 with Khanevskaya and later partnered with Morozova to win eight more matches… With Morozova, knocked off the No. 72-ranked doubles team of Monica Milewski and Ania Anuszkiewicz of Colorado in Big 12 play… Played mostly at the No. 5 singles position, recording eight wins in the fifth spot… Recorded a pair of tough, three-set wins against Nebraska[apos]s Janine Weinereich and No. 43 Oklahoma[apos]s Tara Eckel to give KU one of it[apos]s two points against the Sooners and the Cornhuskers… Registered a singles mark of 6-2 in the fall and earned her second straight invitation to the ITA/USTA Central Regional Championship… Won her first round in the ITA Regional Qualifying Draw and finished 1-1 in both singles and doubles… Named to the Academic All-Big 12 team and was an ITA Scholar Athlete.

2008-2009 (Freshman): Named the team[apos]s Most Improved Player after starting 22 matches as the No. 6 singles player… Registered a mark of 14-8 in dual matches and 18-14 overall… Partnered with Maria Martinez, Allie Dzuba and Kuni Dorn for an overall doubles record of 8-20… Went on a tear winning four straight and five of six, after winning just twice in her first five spring starts… Went 6-5 in the Big 12, winning key matches to help KU defeat Iowa State, No. 70 Oklahoma State, and rival Kansas State… Recorded a fall record of 4-6, and received an invitation to the ITA/USTA Central Regional Qualifying Round… Had the most doubles success with Martinez, going 7-13 with the sophomore.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at St. Thomas More Catholic High School, in Lafayette, La… Went undefeated as a senior in 2008, leading the Cougars to a Louisiana State Championship as a senior in 2008… Played under head coach Danny Broussard… Was one of the top players in the state, losing just two matches in her four-year prep career and finishing with an overall career record of 83-2… From her freshman through junior years won three straight regional singles championships, and won a regional and state title in doubles as a senior… Captured the Louisiana state singles title as a freshman in 2005 and again as a junior, in 2007… Reached the state semifinals as a sophomore.

Personal: Born Erin Elizabeth Wilbert in Metairie, La… Parents are Karen and Tom Wilbert… Majoring in broadcast journalism.