Kathryn Sharples
Kathryn Sharples


Stewkley, England

High School:
St. Pauls



Top Flames Moment: Jana Knoppe Ties UIC Career Singles Victories Record

Knoppe's 92nd career win ties her for first all-time in singles victories at UIC


UIC Touts 10 Spring Academic All-Horizon League Honorees

Softball leads the Flames with three recipients


UIC Student-Athletes Go Through Commencement Services

35 student-athletes received a bachelor's degree in the spring and summer sessions


Sixty-Three UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2013-14 Honor Roll

Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters


UIC Holds Inaugural `Night to Ignite'

Student-athlete awards ceremony took place Thursday night at the UIC Forum


Singles Career Record
2010-11: 13-6
2011-12: 18-14
2012-13: 23-12
2013-14: 13-14
Total: 67-46

Horizon League Singles Career Record
2010-11: 3-0
2011-12: 9-1
2012-13: 7-1
2013-14: 3-3
Total: 22-5

Doubles Career Record
2010-11: 6-4
2011-12: 11-7
2012-13: 11-23
2013-14: 16-11
Total: 44-45

Horizon League Doubles Career Record
2010-11: 1-2
2011-12: 6-0
2012-13: 3-5
2013-14: 5-2
Total: 15-9

AS A SENIOR (2013-14):
Named to the All-Horizon League Second Team ... received the Horizon League Player of the Week accolade for the week of March 24-30 ... ended her career with 67 singles wins to place 10th on the all-time leaderboard ... began the season at No. 2 and 3 singles, picking up three wins against Akron, Toledo and Michigan State ... competed at No. 1 the last eight matches of the season and went 4-3 with three conference wins against Valparaiso, Wright State and Detroit ... tallied wins in four-consecutive matches between March 20-April 11 ... joined Jana Knoppe at No. 2 doubles at the start of the season and went 5-4 before switching to No. 1 with Mariana Palacios to collect a 6-3 record, 5-2 in the Horizon League, including a win in the first round of the conference championship ... Horizon League Honor Roll member ... Academic All-League

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Clinched the deciding point in the final match of the Horizon League Championship ... captured wins in all but two if UIC's victories this season ... recorded 4-0 records at No. 3 and 5 ... went 8-2 to end the season ... combined with Jana Knoppe in doubles for an 8-13 record, 7-8 at No. 2

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12):
Produced two singles wins at the Horizon League Championship ... had the most wins in singles against Horizon League opponents with nine ... went 5-1 while competing at the No. 5 singles position ... when combined with Linda Hricistova in doubles, the duo went 5-0, while collecting four conference wins

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11): Went undefeated in conference play at 3-0 this season ... on a three-match win streak, and is 6-3 in her last nine matches ... went 6-1 in singles play in the fall season ... recorded her first collegiate win in singles play versus then No. 35 DePaul on Jan. 16, at the Wildcat Spring Invitational at Northwestern

PREP AND PERSONAL: member of the U14/U18 and on Senior Team for Buckinghamshire since age 15 ... runner up in group one of Winter County Cup in 2007 ... U18 National Tennis Team won title for Halton in 2008 ... ranked No. 1 in Buckinghamshire county in 2008 for U18 ... ranked No. 5 in UK for singles in 2010 ... born February 3, 1992 ... daughter of Lorraine and Steve Sharples ... currently enrolled as an Economics major