Kara Sherwood
Kara Sherwood
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mentor, OH
High School: Mentor

2011-12 - SOPHOMORE SEASON

Posted a 20-13 singles record on the year, playing the entire spring season at No. 3 singles...went 7-1 during league play, dropping her only match at Detroit...entered the Horizon League Championship on a seven-match win streak...captured the Singles D Draw title at the Kentucky Invitational...named the Horizon League Player of the Week on April 10, 2012 after leading CSU to a pair of victories over Green Bay and Milwaukee.

2010-11 - FRESHMAN SEASON

Went 18-17 during singles matches, including a 7-1 record during league play...finished the season on a five-match win streak, while also winning eight of her last nine singles matches... her 18 wins on the season is tied for ninth on the all-time single season wins list at CSU...ended the season with a 14-17 doubles record, playing predominantly at the No. 3 position (7-3)...posted a 6-2 doubles record during league play.

HIGH SCHOOL

Played first three years at Mentor H.S. before skipping her senior year to focus on open tournaments... selected as the News Herald's Player of the Decade... compiled a 77-6 record in high school, playing for coach Joe Morgan... advanced to the Division I state tournament all three years... posted a combined 6-2 record at the state tournament, including a 6-2, 6-0 win in the state title match as a junior... concluded her junior year with a 33-2 record... finished in the top eight of the state tournament as both a freshman and sophomore... was a three-time team MVP, going undefeated in regular season play during her career.

PERSONAL

Born Jan. 10, 1992 in Mentor, Ohio... daughter of John and Doris Sherwood... has one brother, Scott... physics major.