A collection of photos from BC's 5-2 win at Wake Forest in women's tennis on April 14, 2013.
AS A SENIOR (2012-13) Spring: Earned the prestigious Weaver-James-Corrigan Award - a postgraduate scholarship through the ACC ... went 3-6 (0-3 ACC) in dual doubles matches ... took victories in doubles over opponents from Harvard (2/23) and Brown (2/22) ... won on court No. 3 in doubles, 8-4 with Wan-Yi Sweeting, in season opener at Dartmouth (1/19) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement. Fall: Went 4-3 in doubles play and 0-2 in singles competition ... earned two victories in doubles action (with Heini Salonen) at the Harvard Invitational (11/9-11) ... won two matches in doubles play (with Julia Casselbury) at the Brown Invitational (9/21-23).
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12) Spring: Tallied a 4-5 singles record, going 2-3 in ACC play ... came back to defeat NC State's Nicole Martinez (4/6)in the No. 6 position, 1-6, 7-6 (9), 1-0 (5), to help the Eagles take down the Wolfpack for the first time in program history ... also earned single victories over Wake Forest's Catherin Roach (4/7), Brown's Nikita Uberoi and Dartmouth's Shelley Carpeni in BC wins ... recorded a 5-14 double record, mainly with partner senior Katarina Gajic in the No. 3 position ... earned an ACC victory, 8-4, over Wake Forest's Brigita Bercyte and Catherine Roach (4/7) with freshman Sarah Dalton ... tallied wins with Gajic over No. 42 USF's Fanny Fracassi and Lucie Ray, 8-0, (3/7) and No. 65 Syracuse's Breanna Bachini and Amanda Rodgers, 8-3, (2/11) ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Fall:Went 2-1 in singles action at the Brown Invitational (9/23-25), winning two matches before falling in the finals of her draw to Katherine Flanigan of Princeton, 7-5, 6-2 ... lost both doubles matches with partner Sarah Dalton in tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11) Spring: Led BC to its highest-ever ITA ranking (33) ... appeared in five singles matches at the No. 6 position ... defeated Jessica Podlofsky of Massachusetts (1/30), 6-3, 0-6, 1-0(8) ... played one doubles match with Alex Kelleher against No. 52 Kahan/Nze of No. 4 Duke (3/25) ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Fall:Recorded a combined record of 12-2, going 7-1 in singles and 5-1 in doubles play ... won Flight H with a 4-0 record at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center Women's College Invitational (10/10-11)and posted a 2-1 record in doubles ... finished 3-1 in singles and 2-0 in doubles at the Big Green Invitational (11/5-7).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10) Spring: Competed in 19 dual matches, mostly on the fourth or fifth court ... tallied first ACC win against Virginia Tech's Courtney Rauscher, 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 ... appeared in 12 doubles matches, predominately paired with Katarina Gajic on courts two and three ... finished with a 2-10 doubles record ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Fall:Went 4-4 in singles and 0-3 in doubles ... won 1-of-3 matches at the Harvard Fall Classic (9/18-19) ... claimed two matches at the Billie Jean King NTC Women's College Invitational (10/10-11) ... went 1-for-1 at the ITA Divisin-I Northeast Regional Championships (10/25).
BEFORE BC Ranked as high as 60th in the girls U-16 by TennisEurope.org ... ranked 503rd by the ITF in the girls U-18 division ... was the best player in Finland in the girls U-12, U-14, U-16 and U-18 division ... played for the Finland national team since 12 years old ... won the Finish Masters tournament in the girls U-15 group ... given the Junior of the Year Prize at 12, which signifies excellent performance on and off the court.
PERSONAL Born June 6, 1989 to Heikki and Heidi Kauppila ... has an older brother named Kasper....enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as an International Studies major.