Honoress showed success in both academics and athletics
Women's Tennis opened spring break with a commanding performance.
Connecticut heads into the BIG EAST Championships with a 7-10 record
Huskies play next against Hartford in Storrs on April 14.
Doubles point goes to UConn, St. John's wins four of six singles matches.
Lauren Wilmarth: possesses a well-rounded game. She has very solid groundstrokes and is fearless on the court. She is an athlete who is always looking to improve her game. She works very hard both on and off the court. Her favorite shot is definitely her forehand which she is hitting it pretty consistence and aggressive. Lauren is a great singles player who can improve her game considerably in the future. We are looking forward to see what her contribution to the team will be this season.
General: Ranked among the top 250 recruits in the nation as per Tennisrecruiting.net ... served as team captain her final two seasons ... helped lead her team to its first-ever New England Prep School AC Tournament title ... went undefeated in second singles her senior season ... part of a doubles team that was undefeated as a sophomore ... competed with the New England Zone Team in addition to her Phillips Academy responsibilities ... achieved a No. 5 Girls 18 United States Tennis Association ranking and was ranked No. 200 nationally ... earned the New England Clay Court Championship in both singles and doubles in 2008 ... twice named an Eagle Tribune All-Star (2007, 2008) ... earned the New England Sportsmanship Award in 2006 and 2007 ... was the recipient of the 2008 New England William Hoblitzelle Award ... also an honor student, Wilmarth was awarded a scholarship to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Boston.
- Daughter of: Mary Ann Wilmarth and Roger Wilmarth
- Born: 11/02/90
- Sisters/brother: Victoria Wilmarth - Twin sister age 21. Zachary Wilmarth - age 18.
- Your major: Animal Science - Pre-Veterinary
- Any athletes in the family: My brother rows at Philadelphia University.
- Your favorite athlete: Kim Clijsters
- I chose UConn for /because: I chose UConn for its Animal Science program, its renowned athletic program, and the high level of school spirit that all of the students and professors have. I also picked it because I am a New England girl who wanted to attend college somewhere in New England and stay fairly close to home.
- Hobby: I love to bake and play with my pets.
- Couldn't live without: My family and my pets.
- Favorite movie: Elf
- Favorite place to visit: Bermuda
- Something we don't know about you: I have a twin sister who attends Duke University.
- Fun facts: I work at an Animal Hospital during the summers.
-Served as team captain for her Junior and Senior years
-Captained the team and helped lead the team to its first-ever New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Tournament title in 2008
-Went undefeated in #2 singles her senior season
-Helped her team to an undefeated season for the first time ever in 2007
-The first Junior recipient of the Phillips Academy tennis award in 2008
-Part of a doubles team that was undefeated as a sophomore
-First ever Junior captain in 2008
-Favorite high school moment: When I won my singles draw at the NEPSAC tournament in 2008 and secured the tournament win for our team for the first time in Phillips Academy's history.