Women's Tennis



Sophie Quist
Sophie Quist

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sydney, Australia

Last College:
Ball State University

Height:
5-7

Position:
Student Assistant


2009-10 (Senior):
NCAA Championship - Team: DNF at No. 3 doubles and fell at No. 6 singles in the second round at No. 8 Stanford...Singles: Finished 8-16 with a 3-7 tournament record...was 5-9 in dual matches with a 1-1 mark at No. 5 and 4-8 at No. 6...Doubles: Went 7-6 with a 5-5 tournament record...was 2-1 in dual matches, going 1-0 at No. 2 and 1-1 at No. 3...was 4-4 in matches with Casey Kennedy.

Sophie Quist


2008-09 (Jr.): Singles: ended the season 10-7... Doubles: played at the No. 3 position paired with Casey Kennedy to go undefeated 5-0.

Personal:Nickname is 'Future Queen of Australia'...Daughter of Keighley and Jenny Quist...Father Keighley is a charted accountant...Has a brother Billy, 18...Transferred from Ball State University...Won the Australian National Teams Event in 2001...Began playing tennis at six-years-old...Chose SMU for the inclusive, and supportive atmosphere of the tennis squad, the Cox Business School, and a beautiful campus in the middle of a big city...Favorite thing about SMU is Marta Lesniak...Athletic career most influenced by parents who have always been supportive and coach Keith who endlessly believes in Sophie...Majoring in Business...Favorites: Ian Thorpe, athlete; meat pie with tomato sauce, food; Notting Hill and The Notebook, movies; Fiji, vacation spot.

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