||U.S. Air Force Academy
||Saturday, May 23, 1987
Played the majority of her matches at the No. 1 singles spot … played a part in both of AFA’s doubles victories against MWC opponents … paired with Erlyn Rudico to win the No. 1 doubles match against BYU and combined with Meghan Kiser to win at No. 2 doubles against Wyoming … placed third in singles flight 2 and doubles flight 1 (with Kiser) at the USAFA Invitational.
Recorded 15 overall singles victories, the third-highest total on the team … team-high 13 matches played at the No. 1 position … also had 13 overall doubles wins … won four of her first five dual matches, two at No. 1 and two at No. 2 … 2-2 in three-set matches in duals … won two matches and placed third in her flight at the Scarborough Specialties Open at Texas Tech.
Posted 20 overall singles and 29 overall doubles victories … the 29 doubles wins (all with Kat Bushey) set a new Division I school record for most in one season … paired with Bushey to become first Air Force doubles team to advance to quarterfinals of the ITA Central Region Championships … upset the No. 1-seed from BYU en route to the quarters … the duo finished 14th in the final Central Region rankings … 18-9 in dual doubles matches, all at the No. 1 spot, including an impressive 4-4 mark against MWC opponents … her 20 singles wins were the third-most on the team … 12-15 mark in dual singles matches, with an 8-7 record at No. 2 spot … won the No. 3 match against San Diego State and Utah, both in a third-set super tie-break.
Before Air Force
Four-year letterwinner in tennis … four-time first-team all-league selection … team MVP three separate seasons … ranked No. 49 in Southern California 18-and-under category … reached the round of 16 at the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section for doubles … four-time member of the all-Scholastic team … ranked in the top 10 in her graduating class … editor of her high school yearbook … member of Junior Honor Guard … high school tennis coach was Julie Norman.
Born May 23, 1987 … parents are Rey and Wilma Abayan ... has one sister, Katelyn (14), and one brother, RJ (11) … majoring in economics with a minor in French … completed a Cadet Summer Research Program with the French Air Force in Salon-de-Provence, France, this past summer … was also Training Squadron Commander for the Mission Support Group … active in her squadron as the C-Flight Commander … also recruited by UC-Davis … hobbies include tutoring, volunteer work and shopping … favorite food is ice cream … favorite movies are Elf and Finding Nemo … favorite book is The Great Gatsby … favorite TV show is The Office … person in history she would most like to meet is Monica Seles … greatest moment is sports was defeating the No. 1-seeded doubles team from BYU at the Regional tournament with Kat Bushey her freshman season … credits her parents with the biggest influence on her sports career … member of cadet squadron 12.