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Katherine Whiteaway
Katherine  Whiteaway


Sawbridgeworth, England

High School:


Health and Human Development


Eight Women’s Tennis Players Named ITA All-Academic

Bulk of Penn State roster earns national honors


Record 81 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes


Women’s Tennis Player Katherine Whiteaway Wins Regional Ashe Award

Senior takes home ITA Regional honor


Big Ten Announces Women’s Tennis All-Conference Team and Individual Award Winners

Surin and Whiteaway selected by the Big Ten


Penn State Falls to Indiana

The Nittany Lions fell on the road against Indiana 6-1


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

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

2015 SPRING: Started 23 doubles matches with partner Jackie Zuhse ... Competed in one single's match against Tulane's Meredith Maltby, falling 7-6(5), 6-2 ... Partnered with Katia Blik to defeat VCU's Ludivine Burguiere and Alzbeta Veverkova 8-7(1) ... After starting off 0-7 in the spring, the duo ended the year winning nine of their last 16 matches ... Rode a four match win streak from April 4th through April 17th ... Defeated Dominique Mortier of St. Bonaventure 6-1, 6-4 in singles play

2014 FALL: Competed in one doubles match with Taylor Shukow ... Was defeated by the duo of Evangeline Crist and Valerie Thong of Liberty at the ITA Regionals

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 Luduena 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
2014-15 2-1 9-18
2013-14 11-19 9-14
2012-13 5-10 7-11
Career 18-30 25-43


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