|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Carl-Theodor-Schule HS|
As a Freshman (2012-13)
A-Sun All-Freshman Team
Named to the A-Sun All-Freshman Team ... Has played multiple singles positions in the FGCU lineup and has recorded an overall singles record of 13-5 in dual match competition while going 5-2 in A-Sun play ... In the No. 3 singles spot, Sterkel has gone 8-5 and in the No. 4 spot she has been a flawless 4-0 in 2013 while being 6-3 in her last nine singles matches, including a victory in the No. 2 singles lineup ... Playing in the No. 2 doubles position for FGCU in 18 matches this season; Sterkel is 10-8 in those dual matches ... In conference play has a 4-2 record in the No. 2 doubles spot.
Was ranked 130 in the Open women’s rankings and is No. 29 in the under-18 list for Germany … played in a few ITF Junior championships in Berlin, Moenchengladbach, Offenbach, Bruchkoebel (Germany) and Luzern (Switzerland) … attended Bishop Verot High School as a foreign exchange student from 2008-09.
Born on December 24, 1992 … finance major … daughter of Uorhn and Gudrun Sterkel … has two sisters, Julia (23) and Luisa (15) … favorite athlete is Roger Federer … chose FGCU because of the beautiful campus, location and to play Division I tennis.