A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
Lady Techsters down Alcorn State and Grambling State
LA Tech improved to 2-7 on the season
Friday at Wichita State at 1 p.m. and Saturday at OK State at 5 p.m.
This is the third tournament of the fall season
SPRING 2015: Registered a 1-3 singles record, playing primarily at No. 5 ... Lone win came in a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Grambling State ... Went 3-2 in doubles, partnering with Haley Ballinger and Jazmin Britos ... Won three straight matches with Britos at No. 3 with wins over ASA Junior College, Alcorn State and Grambling State.
FALL 2014: Posted first career win as a Lady Techster and lone singles win of the fall in Flight No. 4 of Solinco Houston Open in a third set super tiebreaker against St. Edwards' Summer Biggs ... Went 6-6 in doubles, partnering with Jazmin Britos, Marta Sramkova and Haley Ballinger ... Won consolation finals of Flight No. 2 with back-to-back victories of 8-3 over St. Edwards ... Tallied two wins of 8-1 at Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational against Lamar and Prairie View A&M.
Prior to LA Tech: Played for the Royal South Yarra Tennis Club while attending school at Methodist Ladies Collage ... Ranked as high as 103 in all of Australia ... Captained the club team to a top four finish ... Chosen to participate in a premier league run by Tennis Australia ... Won the prestigious Grace Park Tennis Club championship in 2014 ... Has played Grade 1 pennant, the strongest competition in Victoria, for several years ... Took part in the Milo's 10, an elite program for the best 10 year olds in the state ... Named Head of Houses in final year of school, an honor bestowed on just two people out of 300 in the school ... Earned house sports captain and many leadership and citizenship awards.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Capannolo ... Daughter of Sandy and Lynette Capannolo ... Twin sister, Ashleigh (older than her by one minute) and younger sister, Ellie ... Ashleigh will be playing collegiate tennis at North Carolina State this fall ... Cousin, Michaela, plays tennis at Pepperdine ... Born June 22, 1995 in Melbourne, Australia.