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Katherine Whiteaway
Katherine Whiteaway

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sawbridgeworth

High School:
Queenswood

Experience:
SO

Major:
Health and Human Development


03/24/2013

No. 37 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 21 Purdue, 7-0

First time being shutout since April 3, 2011 when they fell to No. 18 Northwestern at home.

03/03/2013

No. 35 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 55 Ohio State 5-2

Lost doubles point, and four of six singles matches en route to first loss of season

02/24/2013

No. 48 Women's Tennis Dominates No. 49 VCU

Knocks off first ranked opponent of the season to remain unbeaten

02/17/2013

No. 48 Women's Tennis Bests Marshall 6-1

Moves to 7-0 on the season

02/16/2013

No. 48 Nittany Lions Top Winthrop 4-3

Move to 6-0 on the season

01/18/2014

1/18/14 Women's Tennis vs. Cleveland State

1/18/14 Women's Tennis vs. Cleveland State

2013-2014 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Tallied 7 singles victories surpassing her total from both the last fall and spring seasons combined ... Notched six wins in doubles on the spring including four doubles point-clinching wins ... Defeated Sydney Rider of Wisconsin 7-5, 1-6, 6-4, to break a 3-3 deadlock and give Penn State their first conference victory of the season ... Topped Lisa Andersson of Nebraska to give the Nittany Lions their first point of the match and ignite the comeback that saw Penn State take the final four singles matches to erase an early 3-0 deficit and give the team their first win against the Cornhuskers in program history, 4-3

2013 FALL: Notched four singles and three doubles victories, good enough for third on the team in both categories ... Tallied three consecutive victories in the singles draw at the Cissie Leary Invitational advancing to the back draw final ... Advanced to the semifinal of the doubles main draw at the Cissie Leary Invitational ... One of three Nittany Lions to compete at the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships

2012-2013 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Knocked off Temple's Minami Okajima 6-3, 6-0 for her first singles dual match victory ... Totaled four doubles victories in her first season as a Nittany Lion ... Won her first three and four of her first five doubles matches with Jacqueline Zuhse competing in the No. 2 spot

2012 FALL: Totaled four singles wins in her freshman fall campaign ... Defeated Marshall's Ellie Ball, 7-6, 4-6, 10-7, at the Tribe Invitational to earn her first win of the Fall ... Bested No. 47 Virginia Commonwealth's Olga Tertaec at the ITA Atlantic Regional Tournament winning, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 ... Earned three doubles victories, two with Devan McCluskey and one with Jacqueline Zuhse ... Defeated Paulina Los and Maria Belen Ludueña of Kansas, 8-6, to win the back draw of the Tribe Invitational ... Topped No. 19 Notre Dame's Molly O'Koniewski and JoHanna Manningham, 8-2 at the WMU Super Challenge

JUNIOR CAREER: Played tennis at Queenswood High School, a school known for their tennis and hockey programs ... Captained her high school team to victory in the AEGON Team Tennis Schools National Championship in 2011 and 2012 ... Ranked No. 1 in the UK Under 18 polls ... Ranked in top 20 for her age in UK ... Member of the Hertfordshire team that won the 2011 AEGON County Cup championship in 2011

Nittany Lion Career Record

Year Singles Doubles
2012-13 5-10 7-11
2013-14 11-19 9-14
Career 16-29 16-25

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