Knight in the Spotlight
Olivia Pursell
Olivia Pursell
Women's Tennis
April 10, 2013

Sophomore Year (2011-12)
Earned the No. 5 position in the starting lineup and set the single-season school record for singles wins after finishing 21-4 in her second season ... Competed at No. 5 singles in all 25 matches ... Went 8-2 in her last 10 matches of the season ... Teamed with freshman Sarah Potter for a 19-13 mark at No. 1 doubles .. The duo earned a 15-12 mark in dual matches and went 4-1 in ITA tournament competition.

 
Freshman Year (2010-11)
Competed at both No. 4 and No. 5 singles as a freshman ... Finished her rookie year with a 15-4 overall record and a 6-2 mark in the MCC ... Went 6-2 at No. 5 and 9-2 at No. 4 ... Teamed with classmate Lauren Paras for a 10-11 mark at No. 1 doubles ... The duo finished 5-3 in MCC play.
 
High School
Was a member of the National Honor Society ... Served as team captain in 2009 ... Was the 2009 Hoosier Crossroads Conference champion at No. 2 singles ... Earned all-conference and all-county first team honors in 2009 ... Was a two-time team MVP and two-time mental attitude award winner ... Was the 2009 Whiteland High School Invitational champion at No. 2 singles ... Also earned all-area honors in 2007 ... Is a USTA Tournament player.
 
Personal
A marketing major born June 23, 1992, to parents Mike and Kristine.