Split time between the No. 3 and No. 4 singles positions and finished the year with a 22-14 record, a new career high in singles wins ... helped Indiana defeat No. 10 Michigan on March 31 with an instrumental victory at No. 4 singles over Brooke Bolender, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 ... led the team in doubles victories compiling a 29-11 record overall, splitting time between the No. 2 and No. 3 positions ... teamed with Shannon Murdy for a 25-10 doubles record, including a 5-3 mark in Big Ten play.
One of four players on the team with 20 or more singles win, finishing the 2011-12 season with a 21-15 record ... was one of three freshmen who were regular starters in singles for the Hoosiers during the dual season, playing mostly in the No. 5 position ... won her first collegiate match on Sept. 23, 2011, defeating Chrissie McGaffigan of Notre Dame in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0 ... went 6-4 during conference singles matches and had a 16-9 mark in dual matches only ... defeated No. 121 Sam Critser of Michigan on April 1 in straight sets, 7-6, 6-1 ... topped No. 109 Janine Weinreich of Nebraska in dominating fashion, 6-1, 6-1 on April 8 ... went 21-9 in doubles play with three different partners throughout the year, including a 12-5 mark playing alongside Leslie Hureau.
In the summer of 2011 was a doubles champion at the Kansas University, Wichita State University and St. Louis ITA events, and was a finalist in singles at Kansas and Wichita State ... took third place in the 2011 USTA Regional Tournament in Kansas City ... placed fourth in the USTA 18s Clay Court doubles event in 2010 ... is a Kansas 6A state high school singles champion and finished in the top six or better in seven different National Opens ... she is a multiple Missouri Valley Championship winner and was named Missouri Valley Heart of America Female Player of the year in 2007.
The daughter of Kris and Sue Kauss ... born on April 21, 1993 ... majoring in accounting.