Summer meet and greet :: Christy Scott

June 23, 2014

Over the next four weeks will introduce you first to the three incoming players, then the five returning players who will make up the 2014-15 Montana women's tennis team. Today: Christy Scott of Gympie, Australia.

Scott signed a National Letter of Intent in the spring.

"Christy came on our radar from a solid source in Australia," says UM coach Steve Ascher, who will be in his seventh year coaching the Grizzlies next season.

"We spent time talking with Christy and her parents, and the thing that jumped out immediately was her work ethic and desire to improve. Christy talked about her desire to improve and her willingness to work with a program that would help develop her tennis game.

"We loved how she was the youngest of three sisters and grew up on a farm. Growing up in a household where she was engaged in tennis with her older sisters and knowing the work ethic that comes from raising animals provide a great foundation.

"We are excited to have Christy join our program and look forward to seeing her start her career this fall."

What is your major? Undeclared but I'd like to do something with medicine
What is your hometown? Gympie, Australia
Do you have siblings? Two older sisters
Favorite pro tennis player? Roger Federer
Favorite female pro athlete? Ronda Rousey
Favorite male pro athlete? Again Roger Federer
Favorite sport other than tennis? Probably volleyball or touch football
Favorite movie? The Lion King
Favorite TV show? Two Broke Girls
Favorite band or musician? Blink 182/James Morrison
Favorite book? I have too many! But any good series
Favorite food? Chocolate
What is the best place you have visited? Australia Zoo
What place would you like to visit? Antarctica/Alaska
What three words best describe you? Outgoing, honest, crazy
What did you want to grow up to be when you were a child? Apparently a ballerina
What do you want to be when you graduate college? I have too many ideas
Summer or winter? Australian winters, which will be the equivalent of a Montana summer
Morning or night? Morning
Introvert or extrovert? Extrovert
Dancing or singing? I'm terrible at both, but I don't let that stop me
Cats or dogs? If it's an animal, I love it
Call or text? Either or both
PC or Mac? PC
Ice cream or frozen yogurt? I've never had frozen yogurt



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