Erika Barnes
Erika Barnes
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vista, Calif.
High School: Vista

AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: Finished the season with a 14-17 record in singles and a 16-12 record in doubles, tying school record for doubles wins in one season ... 19 career wins with Knutson puts them No. 6 all-time in doubles wins ... finished career with 58 total doubles wins combined to place fourth all-time at SCU ... went 9-10 in dual singles (4-5 vs. WCC) and 13-5 in dual doubles (5-3 vs. WCC) ... All-WCC Second Team in Doubles ... named WCC Doubles Player of the Month along with Casey Knutson for April, 2007, after posting a 6-1 record in the month ... Doubles: won nine of final 11 matches with Casey Knutson at No. 1 doubles ... defeated Fresno State's No. 39 ranked doubles team of Renata Kucerkova and Anastasia Petukhova 9-7 on Apr. 13, one of the biggest wins in school history ... also had notable dual match wins against Washington State, Fresno Pacific, San Francisco and Portland ... played five fall tournaments, Bulldog Classic (Rd of 16), Cal Invitational (Rd of 16), Saint Mary's Invitational (Quarters), ITA Regionals (Rd of 64), Duck Classic (Rd of 16) ... Singles: played positions 3-6 on the season and went 4-0 at the No. 6 spot ... won four dual matches in a row from Feb. 23-March 18, earning wins against USF, San Jose State, Loyola Marymount and North Texas ... came back from one set down to defeat Joana Macedo of San Francisco 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Feb. 23 in 4-3 Broncos win ... earned Broncos lone point vs. Loyola Marymount on March 7, beating Elrien de Villiers 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (8) ... won two matches at WCC Championships, beating Audree Jenks of Portland 6-3, 6-3 on Apr. 21 and USF's Lauren Hickey 6-1, 6-1 on Apr. 22 ... played in five fall tournaments, reaching quarterfinals of Saint Mary's Invitational.  

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Posted a 5-14 dual match record mainly at the No. 4 spot... finished the season with an overall singles mark of 12-19... beat Erica Moldenhauer 6-3, 6-3 to help Santa Clara secure a 4-2 victory over Gonzaga at the West Coast Conference Championships... a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 triumph over Amber Silverstone clinched Santa Clara's win over San Jose State... compiled a 7-5 record in singles during the fall... reached the Round of 16 at the Saint Mary's College Invitational, defeating Jaclyn Soltysik of Portland before falling to Bojana Bobusic of California... produced a 3-1 record at the Bulldog Classic... in doubles action, sported an overall record of 11-14... during the spring season, played anywhere from No. 1 to No. 3 in doubles... had the most success with Stephanie Herrmann, as they went 4-2 at the No. 3 position... reached the quarterfinals of the Saint Mary's Invitational with Casey Knutson.  

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Played the No. 4 singles position for the Broncos...finished the season with a 14-11 overall singles record...earned a pre-qualifying doubles spot at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships during fall play with partner Kelly Leathers...provided a key victory against New Orleans to keep the Broncos alive and help the team to a 4-3 victory...dominated the No. 2 doubles position with partner Catherine Cochrane, posting an 8-3 record and going undefeated in conference play...honored with the team's Most Improved Award.  

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Earned honorable mention All-WCC honors in doubles, with partner Kelly Leathers... finished doubles season with a 14-9 record, seventh best in a Bronco single season, and 10th on the career listing... earned 10 wins at No. 2 doubles... entered singles lineup late in the season... won opening match at Saint Mary's Invitational in Bronco debut... rallied to defeat Luna Tieu of UC Davis 3-6, 7-5, (10-8)... earned a come-from-behind win over Saint Mary's Anne-Joy de Graan to clinch a team victory in the first round of the West Coast Conference Championship.  

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Vista (Calif.) High School... played for coaches Tom Luncford, Skip Redondo and Timmer Willing... made the CIF playoffs all four years... named MVP in 1999... was number one in singles... received first-team All-Palomar League... was the Palomar League Champion in 1999... compiled a 183-18 record during the 1999, 2000 and 2002 seasons... did not play in 2001... placed fifth in the 2000 Copper Bowl... was the San Diego doubles champion in 2002 and 2003... was a member of the California Scholarship Federation... was a Special Olympics tennis coach... was a player services volunteer at the Acura Tennis Tournament.

PERSONAL: Full name is Erika Lynn Barnes... parents are Gary and Marsha Barnes... has one younger sister Lara... plans to major in business, with minors in English and art history.

 

Barnes' Career Statistics

 

Year Singles Dual Singles Overall Doubles Dual Doubles Overall
2007 9-10 14-17 13-5 16-12
2006 5-14 12-19 8-9 11-14
2005 14-8 14-11 13-7 16-10
2004 3-7 5-9 14-9 15-11
Career 31-39 45-56 48-30 58-47