Freshman Bear falls in first-round main draw match at USTA Pro Circuit event.
Generette loses in singles, doubles duo falls in first round of main draw of doubles.
Lady Bears have four players competing in USTA Pro Circuit event.
BU tandem went 4-1 in California event.
Generette, Shankle secure two victories to one of eight duos to qualify in California.
Baylor Women's NCAA tennis, 05/09/2015
2014 Fall (Junior): Earned team-high singles ranking of No. 37 entering season...Finished 5-4 in singles action in three tournaments...Dropped season-opening contest, but then won next five, before losing final three matches...Reached round of 16 of USTA/ITA Texas Regional Championships, before losing only match against ranked foe (No. 93 Natalie Beazant of Rice)...Was 2-5 in doubles play with partners Eliza Long (0-3) and Rachael James-Baker (2-2).
2013-14 (Sophomore): Named All-Big 12 in both singles and doubles...Tallied 22-17 singles record overall and 15-12 mark in dual-match play...Played majority of season as No. 1 singles player and was 7-16 against ranked foes...Garnered NCAA Singles Championship selection, but lost in first round to No. 34 Yana Koroleva of Clemson, 6-3, 6-3...Concluded season as highest ranked BU singles player at No. 52...Achieved season-high singles rank of No. 34 on March 25...Posted best win of season on March 11, 6-3, 7-5 victory over No. 25 Zoe Scandalis to help BU beat No. 10 USC on road, 4-3...Recorded 16-6 record in doubles with four different partners...Achieved most success with Ema Burgic as duo had 12-1 record, including 7-0 record in Big 12 play...Had breakout fall season, posting 7-4 record with three wins against ranked opponents....Reached finals of ITA Texas Regional with wins over No. 49 Dominique Hamath of Rice, No. 108 Anna Mamalat of Texas A&M and TCU's 30th-ranked Stefanie Tan...Fell in event final to 48th-ranked Cristina Stancu of Texas A&M...Selected to prestigious USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate due to strong regional showing...Lost two matches at New York event, both to ranked foes...Went 1-2 in doubles action in the fall with three different partners.
2012-13 (Freshman): Joined team in January...Finished year ranked No. 19 in the ITA Texas Region...Tallied 16-10 mark in singles action...Developed consistency in latter part of season to win eight of final 10 decisions...Played primarily at the No. 3 and 4 spots in the lineup...Provided clinching point with 6-4, 6-4 victory in last match on court in 4-3 win over No. 26 Texas on April 19...Posted an 11-15 mark in doubles action including a win over No. 82 Mia Lancaster and Emma Devine of Oklahoma with partner Alex Leatu on April 13...Won nine of last 11 doubles matches, highlighted by 8-3 victory with Leatu at Texas Tech on April 21 to claim doubles point for BU in 4-3 win over Red Raiders.
Prep/Juniors: Rated as No. 9 recruit in the country and No. 3 player in state of California by tennisrecruiting.net...Won a trio of events including the USTA National Open held in Lakewood, Calif. in 2012...Defeated five other players ranked in the top 60 by tennisrecruiting.net...Picked up wins at 55th-annual Long Beach Junior Tournament and the USTA 50K Women's Sacramento Qualifying Wild Card Tournament.
Personal: Full name is Kiah Brooke Generette...Born Jan. 17, 1995, in Long Beach, Calif...Daughter of Victor Generette...Majoring in exercise physiology.