UND Roster

2014-15 Women's Tennis Roster

Katherine White


Height 5'11''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Columbus, GA
High School Brookstone
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Appeared in two fall tournaments and four regular season matches as a senior … picked up a 6-1, 6-2 singles win over Marquette’s Vannessa Foltinger (6-1, 6-2) at the WMU Super Challenge … kicked off the fall season with a doubles win over Illinois’ Madie Baillon and Julia Jamieson (8-2) at the Notre Dame Invitational with Julie Vrabel … won three of four doubles matches as Jane Fennelly’s partner at the WMU Super Challenge … appeared in four dual doubles matches, compiling a 2-1 dual record … defeated Western Michigan’s Barbare Eristavi and Ella Perinovic with Molly O’Koniewski … dropped Marquette’s Paula Tormos Sanchez and Diana Tokar (8-4) with Monica Robinson … earned a monogram. 

AS A JUNIOR:  Compiled a 6-4 record (1-0 dual) in singles and an 8-6 doubles mark (1-3 dual) in third season … got off to a blazing start in the fall tournament series, amassing a perfect 3-0 singles record during a sweep at the Ball State Fall Invitational … teamed with Alaina Roberts (first match) and Darby Mountford (final two matches) for a 3-0 doubles sweep at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships … won first and only singles match of the spring, defeating IUPUI’s Julie Brockman in straight sets (6-1, 6-1) … paired with Jane Fennelly for lone doubles victory of the spring over IUPUI’s Abbey Neff and Julie Brockman (6-0) … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Wrapped up second season with the Irish with a 14-6 record (7-3 dual) in doubles and a 9-11 singles mark … swept through the field with a perfect 3-0 singles record at the adidas Hoosier Classic … added a 3-1 doubles record with playing partner Chrissie McGaffigan … advanced to the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships with Molly O’Koniewski … the pair posted a 2-1 record, falling to No. 10 Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton from Northwestern (2-8) … finished the fall slate with a 1-1 record in both singles and doubles play at the Western Michigan Super Challenge … won first singles tilt of the spring against DePaul’s Zaina Sufi (6-1, 6-2) … opened three-match winning streak at No. 9 Georgia over Lilly Kimbell (7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)) … swept UAB’s Elaine Simon (6-1, 6-1) and Georgia Tech’s Jasmine Minor (6-2, 6-2) during the surge … victor in three of final four doubles tilts paired with Quinn Gleason, including matching 8-4 decisions in the BIG EAST Championship final and NCAA Championship second round against Fanny Fracassi and Paula Montoya (USF) and Michigan’s Ronit Yurovsky and Kristen Dodge, respectively. monogram

AS A FRESHMAN: Helped the Irish at the four and six singles positions as a freshman … achieved a perfect 6-0 conference record … picked up key wins against Mikele Irazusta from No. 40 Maryland (6-2, 6-4) and Cali Gustafson from No. 70 DePaul (6-3, 6-1) … paired with Britney Sanders in doubles in the fall, finishing with a 7-3 record during tournament play … defeated No. 20 Kate Fuller and Lauren Herring of Georgia (8-6) at the Indiana Invitational … the pair opened the spring season at the No. 25 position in the ITA doubles rankings … duo won first three dual matches, including an 8-1 decision at number one doubles over IPFW’s Alex Forsyth and Anita Henestrosa … teamed up with Shannon Mathews in an 8-3 win over Ana Pimienta and Rocio Diaz of Marquette. monogram?

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: A two-sport athlete while attending Brookstone High School … competed in both tennis and cross country … earned three varsity letter (two in tennis, one in cross country) … helped tennis team capture the conference, regional and state championship during both freshman and sophomore seasons while playing at the No. 1 court, including going undefeated during sophomore year … named team MVP and all-city selection both seasons while also earning All-America distinction sophomore year … helped cross country team capture the regional championship in her senior year … in 2008, captured the National 16’s in doubles on clay courts and finished runner-up on the hard courts … also played mixed doubles with Pete Sampras and Todd Martin that year at the local Columbus Civic Center, competing in front of 3,000 people … member of Younglife, Spanish Club and Key Club … daughter of Will and Amy White … mother played tennis for Alabama, while father played tennis at Duke … grandfather, Jack Dougherty (1949) and great uncle, Bill Dougherty (1955) both attended Notre Dame … has two siblings, Elizabeth and Abby … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business.