Isabel von Stryk
Isabel von Stryk
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Holm, Germany
Major: Business Adminstration
Last School: Gymnasium Rissen HS

Spring 2013: Ended the season with an 11-7 overall record and a 5-2 mark in the Atlantic Sun … Posted the second-highest winning percentage on the team … Was 14-6 overall and 4-3 in league action in doubles play … Earned A-Sun Player of the Week honors (Feb. 20) … Opened the season with singles wins in five of her first six matches … Earned a 5-1 record when playing at the No. 2 or No. 3 positions … Won eight of her first 10 doubles matches, which included a six-match winning streak during the month of February … Posted three shutout victories in doubles play … Featured a 7-2 doubles record at home.

Spring 2012: Played at the top spot in the lineup during her freshman campaign and posted a 9-12 mark at No. 1 singles and 8-13 record at No. 1 doubles… Named A-Sun Second-Team All-Conference and earned A-Sun All-Freshman team honors… Had a 5-4 A-Sun record… Went on a streak of four straight conference victories in singles action, with three of them coming in straight sets… Started the season with four wins in five matches, including capturing her first collegiate victory over Presbyterian’s Paige Oelke on Jan. 28… Capped off the year winning five her last seven matches, including a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Mercer’s Lucie Payrat on April 7.

Before USC Upstate: Claimed the DTB Talent Cup Essen, in 2010, while playing with the tennis team of Schleswig-Holstein… Earned the Fairness Prize from the federal/state Schleswig-Holstein for her fairness, calmness, balance and kind behavior on the court.

Personal: Born on July 5, 1992 in Hamburg, Germany… Daughter of Lutz and Michaela von Stryk… Has one brother and one sister… Majoring in business administration… Favorite food is pasta… Favorite movie is “The Dark Knight”… Favorite TV show is “Big Bang Theory”… Favorite actor is Christian Bale… Favorite singer is Justin Bieber… Favorite song is “As long as you love me”… Favorite season is summer… Favorite quotes is “Happiness is not a destination, it is a way of life”… Enjoys hanging out with friends, playing tennis and shopping.