The Spartans earn the team academic award for the sixth consecutive year.
The San Jose State graduate continues her tennis career in Taipei.
The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.
The Spartans started nicely, but could not sustain their momentum.
Seniors Marine Dans and Gaelle Rey accounted for three of the four points for the championship.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed her third season with the Spartans in 2015-16…Earned All-Mountain West recognition in both doubles and singles in each of her first two seasons at San José State…Teamed with Marie Klocker to become the first doubles tandem in school history to be named all-conference multiple times…As a freshman, enjoyed team-highs in overall wins (38), dual match singles wins (14) and dual match singles win percentage (.636)…Tabbed Mountain West co-Freshman of the Year for her efforts…Has earned Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award honors in for three straight years.
2015-16: Recognized by San José State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for outstanding academic performance...Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete Award for third consecutive year...Went 36-34 in her junior season...Now has 111 overall career wins...Held down the No. 3 spot in singles play for the Spartans...Saw time at the No. 1 and No. 3 spots in doubles action...Beat #54-Arizona’s No. 1 doubles team on February 19, 2016 with Marie Klocker...The duo also beat #39-South Alabama’s No. 1 doubles team on February 26, 2016.
2014-15: Captured All-Mountain West honors in both doubles and singles for a second consecutive season…Went 37-37 in her sophomore campaign… Started the fall as one-half of the 46th-ranked doubles tandem in the country…Participated in the 2014 edition of the prestigious Riviera/ITA All-American Championships…Saw most of her singles action at the No. 3 spot, where she went 8-4…Finished 8-13 on the spring in doubles play, including an 8-11 mark at the top spot in the lineup… Named an Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award honoree for a second consecutive season.
2013-14: Tallied a team-high 38 overall victories en route to an impressive 38-24 mark in her freshman season…Finished 14-8 in dual match singles play, marking the highest win total and win percentage (.636) of any Spartan…Went 9-7 at No. 2 and 5-1 at No. 3 singles…Posted the most overall doubles wins (18) and tied with Julianna Bacelar and Jessica Willett for the most doubles dual match victories (12)…Closed the season on a five-match singles winning streak…Named Mountain West Co-Freshman of the Year…Joined Marie Klocker as All-Mountain West selections in both singles and doubles…Also earned Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award recognition.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended The National Center for Distance Education (CNED) in Geneva, Switzerland.
MORE ON GAELLE: Majoring in business…Has tournament experience in Switzerland, Sweden, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Thailand, Egypt, France, Serbia, Croatia, Tunisia, Luxembourg, South Africa, Turkey and Spain…Had a Women's Tennis Association (WTA) best ranking of 995 for 2012…Ranked 183 in the 2011 International Tennis Federation (ITF)…Won the 2009 Girls 16 Sogester Cup in Taverne, Switzerland…Enjoys shopping, going to the movies and listening to music…Her sister, Lucie Rey, played on the tennis team at the California University of Pennsylvania…Native of Geneva, Switzerland.