Athlete of the Week Archive

April 14, 2006

LARAMIE, Wyo. -




Andrea House


How long have you been playing tennis competitively?
"I started playing when I was nine years old, so probably about 11 years."

How did you end up coming to Wyoming from Idaho?
"Well I was recruited by a few other schools and I just thought Wyoming was the best fit. I felt that they had the best team and athletic atmosphere."

Do you have any unusual preparations or superstitions before a match?
"Well I have two different hats that I wear for my matches and I always wear one of them when I'm playing. I always wear one of my hats. I can't go without a hat."

What are your goals for the upcoming MWC Tournament?
"Well my goal throughout the season is to have a winning record, so I would like to maintain that. I believe I'm 15-10 right now so I am hoping to end the season on top."

What is your most fond memory as a member of the University of Wyoming Tennis Team?
"Well my freshman year we got to travel on the private jet a couple of times and our pilot would do plane tricks. We would just be flying and he would do a little drop in the air and all of our stuff would shoot up and everyone would scream. It was really funny."

How would you describe your time here at Wyoming?
"It's been great. It's going really fast. I'm already a junior and I only have one more year left, but each year is so positive and I and feel like it gets better every year. Its always been fun here."

What's your major?
"I'm a graphics design major with a minor in marketing communications."

What are your plans after college?
"When I graduate I hope to work at a design firm or get into the marketing or advertisng industry."