Paige Cline
Paige  Cline

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kentfield, Calif.

High School:
Tamiscal H.S.

Height:
5-4

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

AWARDS

  • ITA All-America -- 2016
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll -- 2016

IN THE RECORD BOOKS
Season

  • T1st -- Regular-season SEC Doubles wins at No. 1 (7 in 2016)
  • T4th -- Regular-season SEC singles wins (8 in 2016)
  • T5th -- Regular-season SEC wins at No. 3 singles (6 in 2016)
  • T6th -- Regular-season SEC combined wins (14 in 2016)


2015-16 (FRESHMAN)

ATHLETICS

  • Along with doubles partner Hadley Berg, became the first Gamecock to earn All-America status since 1994 and the fourth and fifth All-Americans overall
  • Finished No. 20 in the doubles rankings with Berg after a 14-8 season that featured seven wins over nationally ranked opponents
  • Ranked as high as No. 43 in singles, playing exclusively in the top half of the singles lineup
  • Paired with Berg, won the doubles draw at the SHAPE Magazine Invitational (Mar. 3), qualifying for a wild-card entry into the WTA's Volvo Car Open (Apr. 5)
  • With Berg, defeated a pair of top-10 foes in the NCAA Doubles Championship on their way to the quarterfinals
  • Won a combined 39 matches between singles and doubles, going 18-13 in singles and 21-11 in doubles
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Mar. 9 after clinching the win against No. 57 Missouri (Mar. 3)
  • Claimed three ranked singles wins, topping Nos. 62, 69, 70.
  • Third on the team at 7-4 in SEC play in singles, while managing a 7-4 SEC mark at No. 1 doubles
  • Berg/Cline defeated the nation's No. 5 tandem from Florida (Mar. 26) 6-1 to help the Gamecocks secure the doubles point against the Gators
  • Clinched matches against No. 71 South Alabama (Jan. 17), Furman (Jan. 17), No. 57 Missouri (Mar. 3) and No. 56 Alabama (Apr. 10)
  • Honored as the No. 2 singles competitor at the Kitty Harrison Invitational (Nov. 8) after a 3-0 showing at the event capped off with a victory over the nation's No. 69-ranked player of Duke.

ACADEMICS/COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • A member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


HIGH SCHOOL

ATHLETICS

  • Considered a five-star recruit all four years of high school by TennisRecruiting.net
  • Ranked among the top 50 recruits in the nation each year
  • Highest rankings where No. 30 in 2012, No. 41 in 2013, No. 49 in 2014 and No. 36 in 2015
  • Rated No. 1 in the NorCal 16s and 18s
  • A U.S. Open regional qualifier winner in June prior to joining South Carolina

ACADEMICS/COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Volunteered for the Special Olympics in 2012, 2013 and 2014

CAREER SINGLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2015-16 18-13 8-3 10-10 (7-4) 3-3 (0-0) 1-1 (1-0) 6-6 (6-4)
Total 18-13 8-3 10-10 (7-4) 3-3 (0-0) 1-1 (1-0) 6-6 (6-4) —-

CAREER DOUBLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2015-16 21-11 9-4 12-7 (7-4) 11-7 (7-4) 1-0 (0-0)
Total 21-11 9-4 12-7 (7-4) 11-7 (7-4) 1-0 (0-0)