Women's Tennis

 
Katherine Oudin
Katherine Oudin
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: The Walker School

Freshman Year (2010-11):  Oudin was honored as a member of the Southern Conference All-Freshman team after posting a 4-7 overall singles record and 1-2 singles mark in league matches.  She started the season in the number three singles spot then moved into the number two position in mid-season.  Oudin recorded a 6-2, 6-1 win over Georgia Southern at number two singles to open league play and tallied a 6-3, 6-3 win versus Elon in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament.  She notched a 5-6 overall doubles record and a perfect 2-0 mark against league opponents.  Oudin teamed with Margaret Boyette for an 8-1 win over Georgia Southern and a 9-8(10-8) victory at Samford, both in the top doubles spot.  She and Boyette posted an 8-5 win over College of Charleston at number one doubles in the SoCon Tournament.  Oudin was named to the ITA All-Academic Team and was honored as a member of the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.  

Prep/Personal:  Katherine Oudin played at The Walker School for coach Jan Steffen, where she compiled a record of 80-4 and was a three-time all-county selection at number one singles.  The team MVP for four-straight years, she helped her team to the AA state championship in 2007 and 2008 and second place in the state tournament in 2009 and 2010.  Oudin was a member of the cross country team as a freshman and sophomore and was chosen team MVP and co-captain.  She was voted president of her junior class.  Katherine Lauren Oudin was born September 23, 1991, in Marietta, Ga., to John and Leslie Oudin.  Her twin sister, Melanie, is a professional tennis player.  Oudin intends to study pre-medicine.

 

Getting to know Katherine Oudin

Favorite restaurant: California Pizza Kitchen, Taco Bell

Favorite book: Harry Potter Series

Favorite band:  Katy Perry, John Mayer

Favorite movie: Inception, Role Models

Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy

Craziest ambition: To cure or contribute to a cure for cancer

Best non-athletic talent: Singing, playing ping pong

First Job: Working at Your Serve tennis shop

Dream job:  Surgeon

Something people don’t know about me:  I can dance the two-step

Proudest athletic accomplishment:  Winning the state championship at #1 singles two years in a row

Most famous person I’ve met:  Melanie Oudin

If a movie were made about me, I’d want this actress to play me:  Jennifer Aniston

Pro player I’d most like to play against:  Roger Federer

The reality show I’d go on:  Jersey Shore

If I’m cooking, we’re having:  Cereal - Cocoa Krispies, Frosted Mini-Wheats, or Cinnamon Toast Crunch

If I were not a tennis player, I would be:  Maybe a volleyball player

Most Valuable Item:  My teddy