Sandie Knight

Sandie Knight

HT. 5' 6"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Adamstown, Australia
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Wake Forest University
MAJOR Communications

Fall 2005: Had a 9-7 fall record in singles...was paired with Volobueva in doubles and together the duo amassed a 4-5 record...had wins over Wake Forest, Virginia, and Davidson.

2004-05: In her first full season at ETSU, Knight was an ITA scholar athlete and an All-SoCon selection...held a 23-12 singles record and was named the team doubles Knight was 1-0 with Gemma Halim, 2-0 with Muriel Sherwood, and 24-6 with Elena Volobueva...the duo played at the number two spot for ETSU in fall tournament play she recorded 6-6 singles and  7-2 doubles record...faced No. 69 ranked Barbara Orlay of North Carolina State, in the main draw of the Wilson ITA Southeast Reginoal Indoors and battled to a tough 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 of her singles bracket at the ETSU Fall Collegiate Classic and champion of the doubles bracket with teammate Elena Volobueva...also was runner-up at currently ranked first in doubles single season wins at ETSU and sixth in single season wins.

Prior to ETSU: Played for two years at Wake Forest ... compiled a 15-7 singles season record in 2004.

Prep: Ranked No. 1 in U-18 in Australia ... undefeated in singles for six years at Newcastle High School and served as the team's captain all six years ... captained her regional team in 1999 and 2000 ... played on the state team two years and won the 2001 National Championship ... captained New South Wale's(NSW) All School's Tennis Team in 2001, which went undefeated and was a semifinalist at the 2001 Australian National Singles Championship ... earned the NSW Combined High Schools State Blue for Tennis (the highest school sporting award in Australia)... achieved honor-roll status every semester.

Personal: Born on Oct. 14, 1983 in Newcastle, Australia ... major is undecided ... daughter of Margaret and Steve Knight ... is the niece of Peter Doohan, the current World 40ís Doubles Champion. Doohan played at Arkansas from 1979-82 and won the NCAA Championships in singles and doubles, before going on to reach top 50 singles and top 10 doubles on the ATP Tour, defeating Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, as well as winning matches against Andre Agassi and Goran Ivanisevic.