Gretchen Schantz

Taos, N.M.

High School:
Taos HS '99



2001-02: Compiled 13-7 record in singles, mostly at No. 5 (8-5)... Won 6 straight from Feb. 8-Mar. 9, including 3 wins vs. D-I opposition... Twice won ?double-bagel? matches: vs. Brittany Keeler of CSLA (2/8) and Priscilla DeVera of Pomona (4/20)... Went 11-14 in doubles, mostly paired with Alisse Ali-Christie (8-10)... Also teamed with Britni Webb (2-2), Jennifer Fong (0-2) and Janice Salomon (1-0) at different times.

2000-01: FIRST TEAM ALL-CCAA... Posted 9-5 singles record, 7-3 in dual matches... Missed final eight matches of the season due to shin splints... Went 3-0 at No. 4 singles... Was 7-1 against division II opponents... Went 17-8 in doubles, 12-6 in dual matches... Reached doubles final (with Alisse Ali-Christie) at Rolex Regional Championships during the fall... Was 11-6 with Ali-Christie and 6-2 with Jill Howard... Had six-match winning streak early in the season... 5-4 at No. 1 doubles with Ali-Christie.

1999-2000: Posted 6-3 singles record, going 2-1 at both No. 5 and No. 6 singles... Reached third round of Rolex Championships in fall of 1999... Went 14-7 in doubles, 12-4 with Shawna Barasch... Played mainly at No. 2 and 3 positions... Went 2-0 at 2000 Division II Championships, defeating teams from E. New Mexico and Lynn.

TAOS HS ?99: Played four years of varsity tennis, competed at No. 1 all four years... Finished 3rd in state as a freshman and junior, 4th as a senior... Team went 24-2 her senior year.

PERSONAL: Born March 3, 1981 in Taos, N.M.... Older sister, Marty, played tennis at Texas... Psychology major... Lists sports hero as Martina Hingis... Would amend her sport by allowing fans to cheer louder.