Athlete of the Week Archive

March 25, 2011

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Athlete of the Week



Carly Van Hollen


What type of racket do you play with?
"Wilson K-Factor"

During your home matches, do you think that Laramie's elevation gives you any advantage?
"Absolutely. The courts are the fastest here and we take less time to recover."

What do you miss most about Maryland?
"My family"

Who has the hardest serve on your team?
"Probably Simona Synkova"

If you could play against any professional tennis player who would it be?
"I would like to play against Kim Clijsters. She is my favorite player and is such a fighter."

Do you like watching tennis on TV?
"Not usually, I think it is a little boring."

Where is your favorite place to play?
"At home in Laramie! We have the best fans here."

Who is the toughest opponent you have played against?
"The best opponent I have played singles against this year has been the University of Nebraska."

What are your plans when you graduate from college?
"I will definitely get a weenie dog...and maybe a job."

What is your favorite thing to do in Laramie on your free time?
"Relax with my friends and sometimes get out of town to Happy Jack."

If you could trade places with anyone for a day who would it be?
"I would trade places with someone back home so I could spend the day with my family."

Do you hit a one-handed or two-handed backhand?
"Two-handed"

What is something that most people don't know about you?
"I am a Pop-Tart addict"

If you could be on any TV show what would it be?
"I would probably want to be on What-Not-To-Wear because I would get $5,000 for a whole new wardrobe with professional advice!"

What is your favorite sport to play besides tennis?
"Frisbee!"