Username   Password   
Forgot  |  Register | FAQ
Caylan Leslie's Profile
0 fan.
  Caylan Leslie
School: Univ. of Notre Dame
Year: Senior
Home Town: Newport Beach, CA
Home State:
Home Country:
High School: Corona del Mar H.S.
Height: 5-4
Birth Date: Thursday, July 01, 1982
Dominant Hand: Left
Major: Design & Computer Applications
Singles Record: 42-29
Doubles Record: 22-10
Powerful lefty returned from shoulder injury a year ago to play at top of Irish singles lineup ... expected to be one of best players in college tennis this year ... hits big off both sides ... needs to be more aggressive and finish points when she has the advantage ... crafty player adept at creating angles to set up winners ... will serve as co-captain, along with Alicia Salas … listed career-high 26th in preseason ITA national singles rankings.

AS A JUNIOR: Rebounded from shoulder injury to become one of the most dangerous players in collegiate tennis in 2002-03 … posted 17-11 singles record, including 9-5 after moving into the No. 1 position … gained berth in NCAA Singles Championship … finished season ranked 40th in singles after peaking at 33rd … was second, behind Northwestern’s Cristelle Grier, in Midwest Region rankings … registered nine wins over ranked opponents, highlighted by upsets of #15 Amanda Johnson of Duke and #26 Candice Fuchs of William & Mary … earned BIG EAST all-tournament honors in singles and was named team MVP … returned from 14-month absence from competitive tennis with a pair of wins over ranked players in the Collegiate Tennis Kickoff Classic … beat #60 Tina Hojnik of Georgia in three sets in first match back … started the dual-match season at No. 2, dropping three of first four matches before starting an eight-match winning streak … moved to No. 1 for first time in career on March 1, winning five of first six matches in that spot … had victories in 4-3 wins over BYU and Iowa … also registered wins vs. Tennessee, Kentucky, Wake Forest, Texas, Illinois, and Miami … entered postseason having won 14 of last 17 matches … was 14-1 when winning the first set … finished with 8-5 doubles record in limited action … played all but one doubles match with Jennifer Smith at No. 3 … the pair was 8-4, including a five-match winning streak … provided clinching doubles win in 4-3 victory against Iowa … won in BIG EAST final, setting up 4-3 Irish triumph over Miami … also had victories against Kentucky, Wake Forest, Texas, and William & Mary … were undefeated in five home matches … also played with Alicia Salas at No. 2 vs. Virginia Tech. … holds 13-2 career record in doubles at home.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Missed entire spring dual-match season after suffering shoulder injury in late fall action ... played at No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles in fall exhibition dual match against USC ... after falling to All-American Megan Bradley of UCLA in first round, advanced to consolation final of adidas Invitational before losing in third-set tiebreaker to UCLA’s Lauren Fisher ... earned No. 7 seed in singles at Omni Hotels Region IV Championships, but could not compete due to injury ... posted 5-1 doubles mark, playing all but one match with Nina Vaughan ... the pair advanced to the quarterfinals of adidas Invitational before falling to All-American team of Petya Marinova and Sara Walker of UCLA ... Leslie/Vaughan picked up a win at No. 3 doubles in fall exhibition match against USC ... won all three doubles matches in Eck Classic, including one with Emily Neighbours.

AS A FRESHMAN: Became seventh player in program’s history to win 30 or more singles matches as a freshman ... played mostly No. 4 singles ... among 17 wins at the position were dual-match victories against Wake Forest, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Pepperdine, Kentucky, and Miami ... was 16th in final regional singles rankings ... won four clinching singles matches ... began fall season with six straight wins ... one of four Irish players to reach quarterfinals of ITA Midwest singles championships ... won Maryland Invitational in first collegiate event ... went 3-0 at Colorado Invitational ... compiled 13-3 doubles record with four different partners ... began fall paired with Lindsey Green and had 5-2 record ... went 2-0 with Nina Vaughan at Colorado Invitational ... also won No. 3 doubles matches vs. Kansas State, BYU, and Kansas with Vaughan ... 2-1 record with Alicia Salas included No. 3 wins against Illinois State and West Virginia ... won only match with Katie Cunha, at No. 3 doubles vs. Virginia Tech ... sixth-highest ranked freshman in preseason ITA rankings at 83rd.

IN NON-COLLEGIATE ACTION: Played a number of pro tournaments in the summer of ’03 … won 2001 ITA summer circuit singles event at Indiana and reached final at Notre Dame tournament … advanced to singles semifinals before losing match tiebreaker to teammate Nina Vaughan at ’00 summer circuit event at Notre Dame ... reached final in doubles with Katie Cunha before falling to teammates Michelle Dasso and Becky Varnum.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Entered college after being ranked as high as 11th in United States Tennis Association national 18s rankings ... also ranked 15th nationally in doubles ... reached singles quarterfinals and doubles round of 16 of ’99 National 18s Clay Court Championships ... played high school tennis as freshman and sophomore before concentrating on junior tournaments ... named team MVP as a sophomore and went undefeated in Pacific Coast League play ... named ’99 Orange County Community Tennis Association player of the year ... two-time winner of Southern California Sportsmanship award ... from same high school as former teammate Nina Vaughan and former Irish men’s tennis standout Jakub Pietrowski ... born July 1, 1982, in Newport Beach, Calif. ... named to dean’s list in fall ‘01 semester ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a double major in design and computer applications.

Caylan Leslie[apos]s Career Record