W Tennis: 2010 Roster

Name Height Year Hometown (Prev School)
Kristi Boxx
5'7" Sophomore Grenada, Miss.
Abby Guthrie
5'7" Sophomore Auckland, New Zealand
Karen Nijssen
5'9" Junior
Heerhoguwaard, Holland
Soledad Podlipnik
5'8" Senior
Santiago, Chile
Gabby Rangel
5'7" Sophomore Hendersonville, Tenn.
Pippa Reakes
5'7" Sophomore Bath, England
Laura van de Stroet
5'6"
Junior
Waalre, Holland
Connor Vogel
5'8"
Junior Germantown, Tenn.

COACHES:
Mark Beyers - Head Coach
Jason Ontog - Assistant Coach

Kristi Boxx
Kristi Boxx
Height:
5-7
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Grenada, Miss.



FALL 2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Began the fall ranked No. 25 in the nation in singles and No. 9 in doubles ... Captured the ITA South Regional doubles title ... Won the consolation bracket at the ITA National Indoor, knocking off the No. 5 ranked team and the No. 2 and defending NCAA Champion ... Singles finalist at the ITA South Regional ... Earned an at-large spot in the ITA National Indoor and advanced to the second round ... Posted a 7-6 singles record and a 10-4 doubles record ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN)
Ended the year ranked No. 37 in the nation in singles and No. 12 in doubles ... Earned All-SEC first team honors while playing No. 1 singles and doubles all season ... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in singles and doubles ... Helped lead the Rebels to their 12th NCAA appearance ... Helped the Rebels to a final national ranking of No. 21 ... Helped the Rebels defeat five top 25 teams in the SEC and advance to the SEC Tournament Semifinals ... Led the team with a 27-14 overall record ... Teamed with Karen Nijssen for a 27-9 overall doubles record ... Went 7-4 in the SEC at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles ... Doubles semifinalist at the ITA South Regional Championships ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked No. 1 in the South in 18s ... Ranked top 25 in the nation as a senior ... Ranked No. 4 in the nation in 14s and No. 6 in 16s... Finished runner-up in the nation in Girls 16s National Clay Court Championships ... Won the USTA Southern Closed 16-under Championship ... won the Mississippi State High School Championship as a seventh grader ... Won several national opens and a few level three national tournaments ... Attended the John Newcombe Tennis Academy in Texas.

PERSONAL
Born April 27, 1990 ... Daughter of Ray and Karen Boxx ... Major is undecided ... Athlete most admired is Jerry Rice ... Favorite tennis player is Jelena Jankovic ... Enjoys cooking, shopping and reading.

Abby Guthrie
Abby Guthrie
Height:
5-7
Class: Sophomore
Hometown:
Auckland, New Zealand


FALL 2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Finished with a 13-2 record ... Won 10 straight to start the fall ... Singles quarterfinalist at the ITA South Regional ... Semifinalist at the HEB Baylor Invitational ... Captured the Blue Draw at the Memphis Collegiate Invitational ... Teamed with Soledad Podlipnik to reach the doubles semifinals at the ITA South Regional ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN)
Helped the Rebels end the year ranked No. 21 nationally and advance to the second round of the NCAA Championships ... Helped the Rebels defeat five top 25 teams in league play ... Clinched the win over then No. 20 Kentucky and No. 16 LSU ... Posted a 15-6 overall record, 11-4 at No. 5 singles ... Teamed with Gabby Rangel for a 17-6 overall record in doubles, 12-2 at No. 3 ... The duo went 8-3 in the SEC ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Won three ITF tournaments in doubles in 2008 ... Won the New Zealand U-16 Hardcourt National Championship ... Represented New Zealand on Junior Fed Cup Team ... Captain of school team who won National Secondary Schools Tournament three times ... New Zealand 12-under National Champion.

PERSONAL
Born June 22, 1990 ... Daughter of Karen and Peter Guthrie ... Major is undecided ... Athlete most admired is Michael Phelps ... Favorite tennis player is James Blake.

Karen Nijssen
Karen Nijssen
Height: 5-9
Class: Junior
Hometown:
Heerhoguwaard, Holland



FALL 2009 (JUNIOR)
Began the fall ranked No. 9 nationally in doubles and No. 49 in singles ... Teamed with Kristi Boxx to capture the ITA Southern Regional in doubles ... Won the ITA National Indoor doubles consolation bracket, knocking off the No. 5 team in the nation and the No. 2 ranked and defending NCAA Champion along the way ... Singles semifinalist at the ITA Southern Regional ... Won four of her last five in singles to end the fall ... Finished with a 10-4 doubles record ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
Earned All-SEC second team honors ... Second year in a row to make the team ... Helped lead the Rebels to a final national ranking of No. 21 and the second round of the NCAA Championships ... Helped the Rebels defeat five Top 25 teams in SEC play ... Ended the year ranked No. 12 in doubles and No. 71 in singles ... Qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship for the second year in a row and advanced to the second round ... Posted a 24-13 overall singles record, 16-8 in dual matches ... Won seven in a row to end the year ... Won a huge match against Arkansas' Ela Kaluder to set up the clinching win by Gabby Rangel, as the Rebels knocked off the Razorbacks on their home court to reach the semifinals at the SEC Tournament ... Clinched the win over then No. 16 Alabama ... Teamed with freshman Kristi Boxx for a 27-9 overall doubles record, 16-5 at No. 1 ... The pair won the Ole Miss Fall Classic ... Doubles semifinalist at the ITA South Regional Championships ... Singles finalist at the Ole Miss Fall Classic ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in the fall and spring.

2007-08 (FRESHMAN)
Earned All-SEC second team honors ... Named to the All-SEC Freshman Team ... Advanced to the second round at the NCAA Doubles Championship with Nika Koukhartchouk ... Ended the year ranked No. 26 in the nation in doubles ... Led the team with a 13-8 overall record, 12-7 at No. 2 singles ...  Posted a 6-5 singles record in the SEC ... Went 13-8 at No. 1 doubles, including 8-3 in the SEC ... Made the Chancellor’s Honor Roll in the fall and the UMAA Honor Roll in the spring.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Dutch champion with club competition ...Won several tournaments in doubles with teammate Laura van de Stroet ... Defeated the No. 5 and No. 8 ranked players in The Netherlands ... Ranked as high as No. 28 in singles and No. 10 in doubles.

PERSONAL
Born August 27, 1988 ... Daughter of Hans Nijssen and Marion Rijerse ... Enrolled in School of Liberal Arts ... Favorite tennis players are Don Ernsting and Bob Groenveld.

Soledad Podlipnik
Soledad Podlipnik
Height:
5-8
Class: Senior
Hometown: Santiago, Chile


FALL 2009 (SENIOR)
Participated in five tournaments ... Posted a 7-5 record in doubles, including 4-3 with Abby Guthrie ... The duo reached the semifinals at the ITA South Regional ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

2008-09 (JUNIOR)
Helped the Rebels achieve a final national ranking of No. 21 and advance to the NCAA second round ... Helped the Rebels defeat five Top 25 teams in SEC play ... Posted a 4-4 record at No. 6 singles ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE)
Posted an overall record of 18-15 ... Played four, five and six singles and went 3-1 at No. 5 ... Came back from a set down at No. 5 singles to clinch a 4-3 win for Ole Miss against then No. 14 Arkansas in Fayetteville ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in both the fall and spring.

SPRING 2007 (FRESHMAN)
Enrolled at Ole Miss in January, just in time for the Spring 2007 season ... Posted a 9-13 record in singles ... Went 11-10 in doubles ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked #184 by the ITF ... Member of the Federation Cup for Chile ... Two-time member of the Junior Fed Cup team for Chile ... Winner of the 2002 Universidad Catolica ITF Tournament at Grade 5 ... Finalist at the 2003 Universidad Catolica ITF Tournament at Grade 5 ... Winner of 2004 Banco de Chile Tournament ... Placed 3rd at the South American Team Championship.

PERSONAL
Born January 9, 1988 ... Daughter of Johann Podlipnik and Maria Cristina Castillo ... Managerial Finance ... Enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends ... Athlete most admired is soccer player Matias Fernandez ... Favorite tennis player is Andy Roddick.

Gabby Rangel
Gabby Rangal
Height: 5-7
Class: Sophomore
Hometown:
Hendersonville, Tenn.

FALL 2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Posted a 7-5 record in singles ... Finished with a 10-6 doubles record, including 9-4 with Connor Vogel ... The duo advanced to the semifinals at the ITA South Regional and the HEB Baylor Invitational and won the Blue Draw at the Memphis Collegiate Invitational ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN)
Helped the Rebels end the year ranked No. 21 nationally and advance to the second round of the NCAA Championships ... Helped the Rebels defeat five top 25 teams in league play ... Came back from a set down to clinch the win over then No. 14 Florida ... It marked the Rebels' first win against the Gators since 1999 ... Won a three-setter to clinch the win over then No. 14 Arkansas that put the Rebels in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament ... Posted a 19-14 overall record, 12-10 in dual matches ... Went 5-1 at No. 5 singles ... Teamed with Abby Guthrie for a 17-6 overall record in doubles, 12-2 at No. 3 ... The duo went 8-3 in the SEC ... Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Made the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll both semesters.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Achieved a ranking of No. 2 in Brazil and No. 31 in the United States ... Won many national opens in Brazil ... Won the Under-16 National Championship in 2005 ... Won the ITF Till Tennis Cup in Londrina, Brazil in 2005 ... Third place in the St. Louis National Open ... Peach State Classic runner-up ... St. Louis Clay Court National Level 3 Champion ... Also lettered in volleyball and was All-County ... Member of the Math Team at Pope John Paul II High School ... Graduated with a 3.8 GPA.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 1, 1990 ... Daughter of Ana Maria and Antonio Rangel ... Majoring in Political Science ... Enjoys volleyball, watching football and playing any sports ... Athlete most admired is Eli Manning ... Favorite tennis player is Kim Clijsters ... Her sister played tennis for Lipscomb University.

Pippa Reakes
Pippa Reakes
Height: 5-7
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Bath, England

FALL 2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Did not see action in singles ... Posted a 5-4 record in doubles, including 4-2 with Abigail Guthrie.

2008-09
Did not compete in any matches due to elbow injury ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll.

AT NORTH ALABAMA
No. 1 player at North Alabama ... Finished the 2008 season ranked No. 22 in the nation in Division II singles ... Helped the Lions advance to the NCAA South Regional Tournament for the 10th year in a row ... Named the ITA Rookie of the Year for the South Region ... Earned All-Gulf South Conference first team and Gulf South East Division Co-Freshman of the Year honors.

PRIOR TO NORTH ALABAMA
Ranked No. 1 in England ... Reached Finals of ITF event in Ireland ... Won European Championship in 16s ... Quarterfinals of Great Britain Championship in 18s.

PERSONAL
Born December 28, 1988 ... Daughter of Lesley and Paul Reakes ... Majoring in Nutrition ... Enjoys dancing ... Athlete most admired is Tim Henman ... Favorite tennis player is Kim Clijsters ... Can’t live without her English tea.

Laura van de Stroet
Laura van de Stroet
Height: 5-7
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Bath, England

FALL 2009 (JUNIOR)
Posted a 3-3 singles record and 3-2 doubles record in limited action ... Made the
Chancellor's Honor Roll.

2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
Helped the Rebels end the year ranked No. 21 nationally and advance to the NCAA second round ... Helped the Rebels defeat five Top 25 teams in league play ... Posted a 12-11 record at No. 3 singles ... Came back from a set down at No. 3 singles to help propel the Rebels to a 5-2 win over then No. 16 Alabama in the SEC home opener ... Won her match at No. 3 singles against Kentucky to set up the clinching win after the Rebels lost the doubles point ... Clinched the win over LSU in the first round of the SEC Tournament ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll both semesters ... Posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring.

2007-08 (FRESHMAN)
Played in every match at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles ... Went undefeated in February ... Won both her doubles and singles matches against Kentucky to help the Rebels take down the No. 22 ranked Wildcats on Senior Day ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor’s Honor Roll both semesters.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked No. 3 in national championships, U-16 outdoor ... Ranked No. 4 in national championships, U-16 indoor ... Won several tournaments in doubles with teammate Karen Nijssen ... Ranked as high as No. 34 in singles in the Netherlands.

PERSONAL
Born November 2, 1988 ... Daughter of Cor and Janny van de Stroet ... Majoring in Marketing ... Favorite tennis players are Roger Federer and Stefan van de Stroet.

Connor Vogel
Pippa Reakes
Height: 5-7
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Bath, England

FALL 2009 (JUNIOR)
Posted a 14-4 singles record ... Reached the quarterfinals at the ITA South Regional before falling to teammate Karen Nijssen ... Went 3-0 at the Gator Classic, including a straight-set win over Florida's 86th-ranked Joanna Mather ... Won the Gray draw at the Memphis Collegiate Invitational ... Had a nine-match win streak from Sept. 24 - Oct. 25 ... Teamed with Gabby Rangel for a 9-4 doubles record ... The pair advanced to the semifinals at the ITA South Regional and captured the doubles title at the Memphis Collegiate Invitational ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll.

2008-09 (JUNIOR)
Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll in the fall and the Dean's Honor Roll in the spring.

AT TENNESSEE (2007, 2008)
Helped lead Tennessee to consecutive NCAA appearances in 2007 and 2008 ... Went 11-7 at No. 3 doubles with Jennifer Meredith in 2008 as a sophomore and finished 4-4 in the SEC in singles ... As a freshman played in the top half of the lineup ... Teamed with Ghizela Schutte for a 11-7 mark in doubles.

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
As a five-star recruit out of high school, Vogel was ranked as high as No. 32 in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net ... Claimed the singles state championship in both her freshman and senior years ... Tennessee state qualifying finalist and the state qualifying doubles champion her junior year of high school ... Honored as the best singles and doubles player by the Germantown High School team her first three seasons ... Also participated on the cross country and track & field teams, as well as the cheerleading squad ... Named Who’s Who Among American High School Students her senior year ... Served as FCA Co-President ... Participated in Race for the Cure all four years.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 22, 1987 ... Daughter of Michael and Layne Vogel ... Majoring in Communications ... Her brother played football a the University of Memphis.