"Katie has amazing variety in her game. She has matured on the court to become a very dependable player. We will be looking for Katie to turn in another All-Southern Conference performance this year." - CofC Director of Tennis Angelo Anastopoulo
Honored on the 2011 All-Southern Conference Second Team at No. 2 doubles with teammate Kinsey Casey and compiled a 15-6 overall record including a 7-1 mark against league opponents...Went 11-4 in overall singles play including a 6-1 SoCon mark...Went 1-0 at No. 3 singles...Also posted a 1-0 record in doubles play with teammate Emma Hayman.
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (2008-10)
Combined forces with Maria Sorbello to win the doubles portion of the UNC Greensboro ITA Summer Circuit Tournament...Paired with Samantha Orlin for two matches during the season in doubles...Went 0-1 in singles...Did not compete for Tennessee in the fall of 2008...Joined the program in January 2009...Finished her first fall season with the Lady Vols with a 3-3 singles record as a sophomore in 2009...Did not compete in doubles...Beat Furman's Brooke Mosteller, 6-4, 6-3, at the Furman Fall Classic after capturing the flight eight consolation finals at the SEC Coaches Tournament...Played a number of highly-ranked teams while at UT, a notable match was against Joanna Mather of third-ranked Florida...Also had numerous wins against teams ranked inside the top 50 nationally including Arkansas, Vanderbilt and Mississippi.
Graduated from Brisbane Girls' Grammar School in 2008...Was the school's tennis champion for five-straight years from 2004-08...Also competed in cross country, softball, swimming and choir...Ranked as high as No. 88 in her home country of Australia...Reached at least the quarterfinals of singles play in seven different tournaments in 2008, while winning doubles titles in five including the Chinchilla Open, North Queensland Open, Noosa Open, Queensland Open and Caloundra AMT...Advanced to both the singles and doubles finals at the Queensland State Championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007, winning the under-12 doubles title in 2003 and the under-14 doubles championship title in 2005...Participated on the 2006 Pizzey Cup Australian Secondary School Team...Reached the singles semifinals of the Australian Hardcourt and Winter National Championships in 2005 and the quarterfinals of the same tournaments in 2006...Trained under former tennis professionals Charlie and Daphne Fancutt and alongside former UT teammate Maria Sorbello and UT men's tennis player John-Patrick Smith for most of her juniors career.
Majoring in communication at College of Charleston...Daughter of John and Julie Lee...Has one brother, Harry (19), who also plays college tennis, and one sister, Jacqueline (17), who is in the process of looking at colleges where she too will play tennis...Names former coach Daphne Fancutt as her biggest influence, because she taught her to value every opportunity that comes with sport...Lists Lance Armstrong as the person she admires the most.