Sept. 16, 2013
THE FLATS – This fall, the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team will feature a student-athlete every week in attempt to “Meet the Yellow Jackets”. This week, Kendal Woodard (Stockbridge, Ga.) sat down with RamblinWreck.com to answer some questions on her favorite TV shows and her dream job.
Heading into the 2013-14 season, Woodard was featured in the preseason ITA singles rankings at No. 67. She was also ranked at No. 26 in the doubles rankings with her partner Megan Kurey. The duo will compete in the 2013 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships in the doubles main draw after winning the ITA National Collegiate Summer Circuit Doubles title. Woodard will also compete in the qualifying singles round.
Name: Kendal Woodard
Year in School: Second
Hometown: Stockbridge, Ga.
Best thing about being at Georgia Tech: Going to school with so many different people
Favorite tennis memory: Winning Eddie Herr in doubles
How did you get started playing tennis: A tennis center close to my house was giving out free lessons
Favorite movie: Mr. and Mrs. Smith and She’s the Man
Favorite food: Red velvet cheesecake
Favorite restaurant: Cheesecake factory
Special talent: Singing and dancing
Siblings: Two, India Hill and Mitchell Woodard
Dream Job: Professional tennis
Favorite musician or band: Justin Timberlake and Chris Brown
Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Vampire Diaries
Favorite celebrity: Zoe Saldana, Scarlett Johansson, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Favorite thing to do besides play tennis: Play basketball, eat, sleep
If you were not playing tennis, what other sport would you be involved with: Basketball
Favorite spot on campus: CULC – Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons
Favorite pro sport & team: Miami Heat
Pre-game ritual: Listen to music