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Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Canton, Ga.
High School: Rivers Academy


2016: Finished her career by going 5-5 in singles and 3-3 in doubles for her senior campaign…one of four players on the team to finish the season with .500 mark or better in singles play…won her first match of the year with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 6 against Savannah State…also won 6-0 in doubles with Brittany Nuttall against SSU…got back-to-back singles wins against NC A&T and Mount Saint Mary’s…also won singles matches against USC Upstate and Pfeiffer, a three-set win on Senior Day…won three of her first four doubles matches, including back-to-back wins with Nuttall against NC A&T and Mount Saint Mary’s

2015: Red-shirted

2014: Picked up singles wins over North Greenville, Puerto Rico and North Carolina A&T… Grabbed eight doubles wins with partner Caroline deLoach and Patricia Alves over teams like Savannah State, North Greenville, Western Carolina, Longwood, Southern New Hampshire, North Carolina A&T and Radford.

2013: Made her singles collegiate debut against Newberry, picking up a win in straight sets… Defeated Saginaw Valley State and Albany in singles play as well… Earned seven doubles victories on the season including a winning record at No. 3 with partner Caroline deLoach… Rattled off a four-match doubles win streak that included victories over Newberry, Delaware State, Savannah State and Western Carolina… Won a Big South Conference doubles match over Radford.

High School: Reached the top 15 in Georgia and the top 30 in the Southern section playing competitive tennis through the United State Tennis Association... Placed third in doubles at BullFrog/USTA Southern Section in Memphis, Tenn.

Personal: Kayla Andrea Stanford was born in North Fulton, Ga., on March 17, 1994... Daughter of William and Michele Stanford... Sister Michele plays tennis at Furman... Majoring in Psychology/Religious-Christian Education.

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