2013-14 Women's Tennis
Bettina Botha
Bettina Botha
Bettina Botha

HOMETOWNCape Town, South Africa

As A Senior (2013-14)
Served as team captain during her final year with the Eagles … finished the season with a 9-11 overall singles record which include a 6-2 mark in Atlantic Sun play … played a majority of the season’s matches in the sixth position for a record of 9-6 … partnered with Johanna Sterkel to post a team-leading 13-7 record playing No. 2 doubles with a 6-2 mark in the conference play … in the fall she a Sterkel became the further-advancing pair in the history of FGCU playing in the semifinals of the Bedford Cup … playing No. 2 doubles and No. 6 singles, beat sixth-seed Lipscomb (Apr. 17) in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 A-Sun Championship.

As A Junior (2012-13)
Was a strong presence in the No. 6 position in the FGCU singles lineup by posting an 11-5 overall record, while going 5-2 against A-Sun competition on the singles court ... Went 6-3 in her last nine singles matches of the 2013 spring dual match season ... Collected five conference opponents, all of which came in straight sets, Lipscomb (Mar. 14), Northern Kentucky (Mar. 16), Kennesaw State (Mar. 23), ETSU (Mar. 30), Stetson (Apr. 13) ... In nine home singles matches at the FGCU Tennis Complex went 8-1, including a win over Big 12 member Iowa State (Feb. 18) ... Finsihed with a 5-10 record in the No. 1 doubles spot with a 2-4 mark in A-Sun play, while going 3-1 at the No. 2 doubles spot and 1-1 in conference play ... Won three straight doubles matches to close out the season, two of those wins coming against in-state rival and conference foe Stetson (Apr. 13 and Apr. 19) ... In the No. 2 doubles spot, beat No. 4 seed Stetson (Apr. 19) in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 A-Sun Championship, 8-3.

As A Sophomore (2011-12)
A-Sun All-Academic team
Named to the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference team… played in all 21 matches this season … finished the year with 14 victories, a 12-8 dual match record and a 6-3 A-Sun mark … had a balanced season with six two-match winning streaks to lead the team … went 10-5 at No. 5 singles and 2-2 at No. 3 singles … had five non-conference wins against FAU, Bethune-Cookman, Villanova, SIU-Edwardsville, and UPenn … tied for the team lead with six A-Sun victories against Kennesaw State’s Therese Lagerkvist, Sarah Hanna (Mercer), Ana-Sofia Camberos (USC Upstate), Veronique Spencer (Jacksonville), Lindsey Cable (Stetson) and Catherine Holliday (Belmont) … helped the Eagles earn a No. 3 seed in their first-ever A-Sun tournament … took down Gabriela Bartos (Jacksonville) in the A-Sun tournament to help FGCU moved into the semifinals … in doubles had a 12-8 record with Sarah Means and a 5-3 A-Sun mark … picked up 15 overall doubles victories and finished the season on a four-match winning streak with wins against Lipscomb, Belmont, Jacksonville and ETSU … both wins against the Dolphins and Bucs were in the A-Sun tournament.

As A Freshman (2010-11)
Competed in all 18 matches … finished with a 9-9 overall record and a 3-7 mark in Atlantic Sun action … went 10-7 in doubles play, including 5-5 in A-Sun play … started her collegiate career on a three-match winning streak with No. 5 singles wins over FAU (Feb. 12), Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 13) and FAMU (Feb. 20) … recorded another three-match winning streak against A-Sun foe USC Upstate (March 5) and Toledo (March 7) at No. 4 and moved to No. 3 for another victory over Georgia Southern (March 9) in a three-set match … registered back-to-back wins against George Washington (March 14) and Belmont (March 17) … added another A-Sun win over Jacksonville (April 1) at No. 4 singles … paired with Gyanna Mandic at No. 2 doubles and opened the season on a three-match winning streak with wins over FAU, Bethune-Cookman and FAMU … moved to No. 1 doubles with Iris Rendon and tallied back-to-back wins over USC Upstate (March 5) and Toledo (March 7) … recorded another A-Sun doubles win against Mercer (March 12) at No. 1 with Rendon … the duo went on to a three-match winning streak with No. 1 doubles wins over A-Sun foes Belmont (March 17) and Lipscomb (March 19) followed with a victory against UMBC (March 21) … finished the season with a doubles victory against UNF (April 2), paired with Rendon at No. 1.

High School
2010 graduate of De Kuilen High School in Cape Town, South Africa ... winner of numerous Grand Prix events ... ranked as high as No. 3 in South Africa and No. 9 in the nation for doubles ... active in the Council of Learners ... winner of prestigious “jip-dink-of-sink” competition.