Women's Tennis

    IU Women's Tennis Bolsters Roster for 2010-11 Campaign

    Go Hoosiers! Head Coach Lin Loring
    Go Hoosiers!
    Head Coach Lin Loring
    Go Hoosiers!

    July 14, 2010

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - A trio of signees have been added to the IU Women's Tennis roster, and will officially join the Hoosier squad this fall for the start of the 2010-11 season. Kayla Fujimoto (Geneva, Ill.; Geneva Community H.S.), Sophie Audrey Garre (Ploeren, France; Saint Joseph H.S.) and Diana Kyllmann (La Paz, Bolivia; German H.S.) are the newest Hoosiers.

    Kayla Fujimoto
    Kayla was a first team all-state selection by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), three-time sectional champion and four-time Sun Conference champ while playing at Geneva Community High. She has been a doubles finalist twice at USTA National Opens and a singles quarterfinalist at the Midwest Closed and K-Swiss National Championships. She has also earned numerous sectional and regional sportsmanship awards.

    Kayla is an Illinois State Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society and a Presidential Award winner for academic excellence. She is an accomplished artist having been published four times in mixed media and has twice been an International Quilt Festival guest artist. Her parents David and Laurie's first date was on a tennis court.

    Sophie Audrey Garre
    Sophie began playing tennis at the age of five and is currently the second-ranked player in her age group for the West Region of France. She's won several regional tournaments and has participated numerous times in the French Championship tournaments at Roland Garros. She will join senior Charlotte Martin as one of two left-handed players on the team. Sophie also played soccer growing up and performed in dance (jazz, classic) for nine years.



    Sophie, the daughter of a chemist (father) and human resources manager (mother), graduated high school with a 3.8 GPA. She enjoys traveling around the world and discovering new countries while meeting new people.

    Diana has been the Bolivian National Champion in all age groups growing up. She has twice been a member of the Bolivian Fed Cup Team and has represented South America on the European Tour.

    She graduated with the highest GPA at her high school and is fluent in three languages. Diana was awarded a German Proficiency Diploma by the German Ministry of Culture and was selected to represent Bolivia in the Global Young Leaders Conference. Her father was a multiple-time Bolivian Ski Champion.


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