UND Roster

2011-12 Women's Tennis Roster

Kristy Frilling


Height 5'9''
Class Junior
Hometown Sidney, OH
High School Lehman & Abeka
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Ended a standout career at Notre Dame with 235 combined wins, tied for the third-most in program history (Kali Krisik) … 106 individual wins are the seventh-most on the all-time list … selected as an ITA Doubles All-American with primary playing partner Shannon Mathews (21-6 team record at No. 1 doubles) … named to the all-BIG EAST team for the fourth consecutive season while playing at the No. 2 position in singles … one-time BIG EAST Player of the Week (Feb. 21) … opened the fall season ranked No. 3 in the ITA Women[apos]s Preseason Singles Rankings, and No. 5 with Mathews in doubles … won eight straight doubles matches during the fall, including a 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) decision over No. 1 Mallory Burdette/Nicole Gibbs from Stanford in the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships … began the dual slate with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Cincinnati[apos]s Jasmine Lee … defeated No. 22 Lauren McHale 6-4, 6-1 in a home match against North Carolina … triumphed over No. 9 Jillian O[apos]Neill/Alex Anghelescu 8-5 to clinch the doubles point against No. 16 Georgia Tech … won the last 15 combined regular season matches of her college career (seven singles, eight doubles) … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.

AS A JUNIOR: Finished the year with an overall record of 26-7 in singles, while putting together a record of 18-4 on the dual season in her second full season at the No. 1 position … named an All-American in singles, while earning a berth to compete in both the NCAA singles and doubles championships … chosen as BIG EAST Player of the Year for second consecutive season … named to the all-BIG EAST Team as well as being chosen a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … two-time selection (March 3, Feb. 9) as BIG EAST women[apos]s tennis Player of the Week … named member of Team USA at Master[apos]U BNP Paribas tournament … earned third monogram … finished season ranked seventh-best women[apos]s collegiate player in the nation … posted a record of 15-6 against nationally-ranked foes … opened the year by advancing to the round of 16 at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championship, earning wins over #15 Aerial Ellis of Texas (6-3, 7-5) and #21 Mallory Burdette of Stanford (6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-4) … eliminated from the tournament by the #1 ranked player in the nation, Jana Juricova of California, 4-6, 4-6 … went on to capture the championship at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships, securing five wins along the way … defeated Stacey Lee (6-1, 6-2) and Belinda Niu (6-2, 6-3), both of Northwestern, to advance into the quarterfinals … followed with wins over Ohio State[apos]s Paloma Escobedo (6-2, 6-3), Northwestern[apos]s sixth-ranked Maria Mosolova (6-4, 6-2) and Michigan[apos]s 12th-ranked Denise Muresan (6-4, 6-0) to claim the title … win over Mosolova marks the highest-ranked opponent defeated to-date … advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA National Individual Indoor Championship with a win over Miami (FL)[apos]s 14th-ranked Bianca Eichkorn (6-4, 6-0) before losing in a rematch against Aerial Ellis (5-7, 1-6) … opened the dual season with a 13-match winning streak at the No. 1 position, including 11 victories over ranked foes … finished the doubles year with a record of 23-7 including 19-4 on the dual season, all at the No. 1 spot with Shannon Mathews as teammate … duo finished the year with a 9-4 mark against nationally-ranked competition … advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Midwest Regional Championship with victories over Eastern Michigan[apos]s Xu Chang and Mariya Toncheva (8-1) and Northwestern[apos]s Kate Turvy and Belinda Niu (8-2) … after starting the dual season with a 3-3 record at No. 1 doubles, reeled of 16 victories without suffering defeat, including a win over the seventh-ranked duo of Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton of Northwestern, 8-3 … advanced to the round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championship, defeating Vanderbilt[apos]s 36th-ranked team of Alex Leatu and Rachael Dillon in the round of 32 (6-3, 6-2), marking the second win over the Commodores tandem on the year after winning 8-0 during dual action … finished season ranked as 13th-best doubles team in the nation.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Followed up her brilliant freshman season with an equally impressive sophomore campaign … finished the year with a 27-10 singles record including a 21-7 dual mark, all coming at the No. 1 position for the Irish … finished the year ranked 16th in the nation … ended the campaign with a record of 16-9 against nationally-ranked foes … started season with a win over 13th-ranked Reka Zsilinska of Duke (6-1, 5-7, 6-3) … advanced to the finals of the ITA Midwest Regional, defeating Marisa Lambropoulos of Illinois (6-2, 6-3), Brittany Wowchuk of Northwestern (6-3, 6-0), 66th- ranked Anna Redesci of DePaul (7-5, 6-3) and Kirsten Flower of Ohio State (6-3, 6-0) … reeled off nine-straight wins to begin dual season at No. 1 singles, including four straight against nationally-ranked foes (#36 Denise Muresan (Michigan), #85 Rachael White (Illinois), #12 Maria Mosolova (Northwestern), #67 Kirsten Flower (Ohio State) … earned her biggest win to-date when she knocked off seventh-ranked Caitlin Whoriskey of Tennessee in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0 in February, en route to a 5-2 team victory … helped team reach semifinals of the NCAA tournament for the second-consecutive season … knocked off #49 Pichittra Thongdach of Boise State in the second round of team play, 6-2, 6-3 and later defeated #11 Caitlin Whoriskey of Tennessee in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 … qualified for the NCAA singles and doubles tournament – with partner Kali Krisik … advanced to the second round of the singles bracket, knocking off 20th-ranked Josipa Bek of Clemson in the round of 64 (6-4, 4-6, 6-1) … posted a 36-5 record in doubles on the year, including going 25-0 during the dual season with Krisik … the tandem climbed as high as No. 2 in the ITA rankings … recorded an impressive stretch of victories in the NCAA team tournament, knocking off #9 Jana Juricova and Mari Andersson of California (8-2), #1 Caitlin Whoriskey and Natalie Pluskota of Tennessee (8-6) and #2 Hilary Barte and Lindsay Burdette of Stanford (8-6) in consecutive matches … advanced to the quarterfinals of doubles play in the NCAA doubles draw, knocking off the 11th- ranked team of Sophie Grabinski and Sanaz Marand of North Carolina (6-3, 6-2) and then 27th-ranked Kayla Duncan and Katariina Tuohimaa of TCU (2-6, 6-1, 6-1) … named an ITA All-American in both singles and doubles … selected as the BIG EAST Player of the Year as well as being named to the all-BIG EAST team and a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … chosen to compete with the USA Tennis Summer Collegiate Team … named to ITA Collegiate All-Star Team.

AS A FRESHMAN: Capped off one of the most impressive freshman seasons in program history with appearances in both the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships … earned her first All-America honor as part of the second- seeded doubles duo at the NCAA Doubles Tournament … named BIG EAST Freshman of the Year and the ITA National Player to Watch … had a 30-11 overall singles record and a 40-6 doubles mark … opened the tournament season with eight straight singles wins … won the singles crown at the Fall Gator Classic … won the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles title with partner Kelcy Tefft … advanced to the regional singles semifinals … lost to Fresno State[apos]s Renata Kucerkova and Anastasia Petukhova, 6-4, 2-6, 6-7, in the doubles final at the ITA National Indoor … opened the dual season ranked 39th in singles and first in doubles with Tefft … played mostly at No. 2 singles, finishing the dual season with a 21-9 mark … went 23-3 at No. 1 doubles … topped Clemson[apos]s 14th-ranked Josipa Bek, 6-2, 6-1, in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 … teamed with Tefft to defeat North Carolina[apos]s fourth-ranked Sanaz Marand and Sophie Grabinski … went 1-1 in singles play and 3-0 in doubles in the BIG EAST tournament … notched a 3-1 singles record and a 2-1 mark in doubles action in the NCAA Championships … advanced to the second round of both the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships … defeated Florida State[apos]s Katie Rybakova, 6-1, 6-2, in the NCAA singles first round, before falling to Clemson[apos]s Bek, 6-3, 6-4, in the second … with Tefft, topped Georgia Tech[apos]s Irina Falconi and Amanda McDowell, 6-4, 6-4, in the doubles first round, but fell to Tennessee[apos]s Caitlin Whorisky and Natalie Pluskota, 7-6, 6-3, in the second round … selected as an ITA All-Star.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Did not compete on high school team … competed in ITF tournaments and pro circuit events during high school … advanced to the semifinals of a $175,000 professional doubles tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, in August 2008 … won $50,000 professional doubles tournament in Florida in May 2008 … won a $25,000 pro doubles tournament and the Eddie Herr International doubles in 2007 … advanced to the doubles semifinals of the U.S. Open Juniors in September 2007 … participated in the Junior Australian, Junior Wimbledon and Junior U.S. Open three times … played for Team USA in Barcelona, Spain, Prostejov, Czech Republic and Melbourne, Australia … daughter of John Frilling and Tae Frilling … older brother, Josh, graduated from Notre Dame in 2007 … former doubles partner, Madison Brengle, turned professional in 2008 … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology.