Caroline Lilley
Caroline  Lilley
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit H.S.

Last College:
Kentucky

Birthdate:
01/10/1990


07/27/2012

#STINGDAILY: Difference Maker

Be it at Georgia Tech or at IBM, Christina Ngo is always looking to make things better

07/19/2012

Georgia Tech Women's Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

Six Yellow Jackets named ITA Scholar-Athletes

06/28/2012

Jillian O'Neill Named ACC Women's Tennis Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

Five Yellow Jackets selected to All-ACC Academic women's tennis team

06/07/2012

Georgia Tech's Jillian O'Neill Earns All-America In Singles

Five different Yellow Jackets appear in final ITA rankings

05/17/2012

No. 9 Cal Tops No. 26 Georgia Tech 4-0 In Sweet 16

Yellow Jackets won seven of season's final nine dual matches

05/12/2012

Georgia Tech vs. Alabama - NCAA Tournament Second Round

Photos from Georgia Tech's dramatic 4-3 win over Alabama in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

05/11/2012

Georgia Tech vs. Oklahoma State - NCAA Tournament First Round

Photos from NCAA Tournament first round match against Oklahoma State in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

04/20/2012

Georgia Tech vs. Miami - ACC Tournament

Photos from Georgia Tech's upset win over Miami in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals. All photos by Sara Davis of The ACC.

04/15/2012

Georgia Tech Senior Day

Georgia Tech women's tennis hosted its annual Senior Day Sunday, April 15, against Wake Forest.

2011-12: Finished with a 16-10 singles record and a 14-6 doubles record... Finished the year ranked No. 104 in singles and reached as high as No. 67 on February 16...Beat four ranked opponents in singles play... Finished her two-year career at Georgia Tech with the second-best doubles winning percentage of anyone who played at least two years at Tech... Posted a 38-17 doubles record over two years, winning 69.1 percent of doubles matches... Clinched five Tech wins, including dramatic 4-3 win at No. 8 Alabama in NCAA Tournament second round... She won the final four games of third set to clinch win against Crimson Tide... Graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA over entire career.

2010-11: Finished with a 26-12 overall singles record, including an impressive 9-2 mark in ACC play... Posted a streak of eight straight wins from March 3 to April 9 in singles play... Finished the year ranked No. 104 in singles... Began playing doubles with Jillian O'Neill on April 3 and duo tallied 8-1 record, including perfect 5-0 mark in ACC play... The tandem finished 2011 ranked No. 15...Clinched six wins (vs. Northwestern, vs. Iowa, vs. USF, vs. Auburn, vs. Notre Dame and vs. NC State) for Tech... Posted a 9-5 record in singles play after transferring from Kentucky... Teamed with Sasha Krupina to post a 9-3 record in doubles play.

2010 (at Kentucky): Finished the year with a 7-13 singles record playing at No. 2 in the lineup ... Defeated No. 115 Katie Lukomskaya of Arkansas, 6-2, 7-6 ... Recorded a 6-11 mark in doubles, playing at the No. 1 spot ... Teamed with Minnette Pienaar to defeat the No. 39 ranked team in the nation ... SEC Honor Roll.

2009 (at Kentucky): Notched a team-leading 25 wins during the 2008-09 season ...Secured five matches for the Cats including 4-3 victories over Ohio State and the program's second ever win over Florida ...Had a stretch of 10 wins in the fall followed by eight more in the spring ...Was the tournament champion at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and the June Stewart Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. ...Selected to play in the NCAA Doubles Championship with partner Carolina Escamilla, finishing with a 10-11 record and advancing to the Round of 16 after upending the overall No. 3 seed ...Ranked as high as No. 29 in doubles with Lilley ...Defeated multiple ranked teams during the season in doubles with the biggest upset coming over Arkansas' No. 18 Nanar Airapetian and Anouk Tigu ...Played primarily at the No. 5 position in singles during the spring ...Earn conference honors as the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week twice, first for her win over Ohio State and then again as she clinched the upset over Clemson ...One of her biggest wins came over Georgia's Naoko Ueshima, ending Ueshima's 19-match win streak.

Junior Career: Finished second at state in doubles twice... Three-time All-State and All-District ... Ranked as the No. 68 recruit in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net and the No. 1 recruit in Oregon ... Coached by Tamer El Sawy and Mike Henderson at the El Sawy Tennis Center in Portland, Ore. ... Helped high school team to 2005 and 2006 State Championship.

Personal: Born on Jan. 10, 1990 in Portland, Ore. ... Daughter of Charles and Denise Lilley ... Has three sisters, Kate, Clara and Melissa ... Father Charles skied collegiately for the University of Colorado in 1972-73, grandfather Theodore Lilley played baseball for Yale in the 1940's ... Played tennis and basketball in high school ... Graduated in spring 2012 with a degree in management.

Caroline Lilley's Career Statistics
Singles Doubles
Year Dual Overall Dual Overall
2008-09 (at UK) 15-5 25-9 12-11 22-15
2009-10 (at UK) 7-13 11-17 6-11 8-12
2010-11 15-6 26-12 14-6 24-11
2011-12 7-7 16-10 6-1 14-6
Total 43-30 77-47 38-29 68-44