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2020 Australian Tennis Recruit – Lia Woods

The Person

About Me:

  • Motivated
  • Determined
  • Easy going
  • Down to earth
  • Fun-loving personality

Leadership & Community:

  • Assisted local cricket club in canteen duties and junior coordination
  • Tennis coaching for local squads
  • Help run and coordinate Hot Shots competitions
  • Assisted in a community tennis day at local club

Personal Quote:

"Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not just in the muscles.”


The Athlete

Height:

5 ft 7

Right-handed

Strengths:

  • Aggressive game style and looking to come forward
  • Lots of free points off serve through power and variety
  • Never-die attitude
  • Ability to hit winners from anywhere in the court
  • Strong doubles player who is always looking to make an impact at the net
  • Physically capable of long rallies/matches and always striving to improve

Teams Represented:

  • 2018-2019 – Combined NSW High School Team
  • 2016 – 2019 – Sydney North Combined High School Team – 2 x Runners Up in NSW
  • 2017 – Irene Mathews Cup (Sydney & Surrounds) – U16 Winners
  • 2017 – 2019 – High School Tennis Team
  • 2016 – 2017 – Women’s Badge Division 1
  • 2011 – 2014 – Multiple Northern Suburbs Teams

Athletic Highlights

Awards Received:

  • 2016, 2017 & 2018 – Award of Sporting Excellence within the regional school district
  • Merit Team of CHS

Best Wins:

  • Kelsey Lewis – 6/4 3/6 12/10 – National Ranking #136
  • Olivia Huang – 6/1 7/5 – National Ranking #171
  • Laura Seib – 7/6(3) 4/3retired – National Ranking #291  – Current College Player
  • Monique Hogg – 6/3 6/1 – National Ranking #282
  • Ella Fraser – 6/3 6/4 – National Ranking #84
  • Ayda Guler – 6/4 6/2 – National Ranking #183
  • Ellen Shanahan – 6/4 7/5 – National Ranking #121
  • Julia Varvarigos – 6/2 6/4 – National Ranking #146

Close loss:

  • Taylah Lawless 4/6 2/6 – National rank #55
  • Maya Haidari 1/6 6/1 10/12 – National Rank #201
  • Emma Pollock 6/7(8) 4/6 – National Rank #104
  • Matina Ujdur 7/5 6/4 – National Rank #113
  • Isabella Major 6/3 4/6 3/6 – National Rank #200

The Student

Attends:

Turramurra High School, NSW Australia

SAT Result:

  • Reading and Writing: 560
  • Maths: 550
  • Total Score: 1110

Predicted GPA:

TBA

Preferred Course of Study:

Sports Administration/Management, Business

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • Year 11 – 4th in the grade in PDHPE
  • Years 7 – 9 – Received Faculty Awards in Physical Education, English, Industrial Arts & Japanese
  • Year 9 – Outstanding Academic Award recipient
  • Multiple merit and distinction awards for overall academic achievement

References, Resume & High School Transcript

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Student Athlete Resume: Click to View


If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Chris Bates
Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4