Olivia Bates

Class Sophomore Height 5'8"
Hometown Edmonds, Wash.
High School Meadowdale Major Undeclared


First Year season (2010-11) - Played in handful of matches during first spring season, notching first college win at No. 2 doubles in Whitman's March victory over Pacific Lutheran ... Teamed with different partner for win at No. 3 doubles in Whitman's rematch victory of Pacific Lutheran in April.

Prep - Was senior team captain in high school while playing No. 2 singles ... Played No. 1 singles in each of first three seasons ... Shared in district championship as junior ... Played in PNW USTA tournaments prior to high school.

Academics - Undecided on academic major but interested in biology or biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology ... Plans career as pathologist ... Played violin in community youth and school orchestras ... Taught music at two summer school sessions ... Helped produce play at community theater ... Taught beekeeping at state fair.

Personal - Daughter of Liz Bates ... Enjoys playing music, being outdoors, reading and cooking.

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