WCU had six women’s tennis student-athletes recognized for 2016-17
The freshmen duo won a WCU single season record 17 doubles matches
Many school records set in 13 win season
The pair won their 14th doubles match of the season to break the previous mark
Four student-athletes post a perfect 4.00 GPA during the 2015-16 academic year
2014-15 (Junior): Appeared in all 23 matches for the Catamounts ... Played four matches at No. 1 singles with the rest at No. 2 ... Spent most of the season at No. 1 doubles with four matches at No. 2 ... Finished the year with a 9-13 singles mark and 8-13 doubles record ... Picked up her first win of the year against North Carolina A&T (01/30) in the season opener at No. 2 singles ... Also won her first doubles match against A&T at No. 1 ... Went 2-2 at No. 1 singles with wins against Wright State (02/28) and King (04/18) ... Won conference singles matches against Mercer (03/07) and UNCG (04/17) ... Won her opening set against Chattanooga (04/24) at the Southern Conference Tournament but was unable to finish with the overall match being clinched by the Mocs .... Ended the year on a three-match winning streak ... Won three-straight doubles matches with teammate Megan McLinden in mid-March against Savannah State (03/10), Gardner-Webb (03/15) and Presbyterian College (03/20) ... Was named a Scholar-Athlete by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Selected to the 2015 SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference Team.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Recorded an individuals record of 6-14 on the season in the No. 2 position ... Teamed with Stacia Kissell in the doubles first flight, winning three matches - also played in the No. 2 doubles position in four matches ... Win three-straight individual matches in mid-March ... Was selected to play in the singles qualifying draw at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional during the fall portion of the schedule.
2012-13 (Freshman): Recorded an individual record of 4-14 on the season while playing in the No. 4 and No. 5 positions ... Finished second on the team in individual wins with four ... Spent most of the season teamed with Stacia Kissell in the doubles first flight, winning five matches - also played in the No. 1 doubles position with Nicole Nielly and won one match ... Picked up individual wins against East Carolina, Wofford, North Carolina Central and Georgia Southern ... Won four-straight doubles matches in the beginning of April while teaming up with Kissell ... Was named a Scholar-Athlete by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
Prior to Western Carolina: Was consistently ranked in the top 50 in the Southeast region ... At North Gwinnett HS, posted a 56-13 record over her high school career ... Was chosen All-County First Team in singles for the 2011 season by the Gwinnett Daily Post.
Personal: Daughter of Walt Bettiol and Diane Kokoska ... Has two siblings, Bryan Bettiol and Michaela Kokoska.