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2021 AUSTRALIAN TENNIS RECRUIT – SOPHIE IDZIKOWSKI

The Person

 

About me:

  • Enjoys being in and thrives in team environments
  • Caring towards others
  • Generous – always willing to help others
  • Level minded – reasonable and rational in decision-making
  • Strong work ethic – dedicated and motivated

 

Leadership & Community:

  • Community service at the Sherwood Forest Childcare Centre (2017)
  • International Women’s Day Fun Run (2019)
  • 2020 Tennis Captain, St. Aidan’s Anglican Girls School
  • 2020 House Captain (Bronte), St. Aidan’s Anglican Girl’s School
  • 2016 Class Captain, St. Aidan’s Anglican Girl’s School

 

 

Personal Quote:

 

“I’m looking forward to growing as an athlete and as a person; but most importantly, being part of a team (and team environment) that unites, is there for one another, and works as one to achieve our goals; team goals and personal goals.”

The Student 

 

 

Attends:

St. Aidan’s Anglican Girls School, QLD Australia

 

SAT Result:

  • Reading and Writing: 530
  • Maths: 500
  • Total Score: 1030

 

Preferred Course of Study:

Business, Education

 

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • Awarded a Diploma of Business

The Athlete

 

Height:

5’4″

 

Right-handed

 

Strengths:

  • Aggressive game style, especially from the baseline
  • Competitiveness and drive to always do the best, no matter the situation or opponent
  • Strong and powerful player but capable of varying my game, where the situation requires
  • Takes on direction very well
  • Ability to play and move around in all areas of the court
  • Variety and strength of serve, gives me an opportunity to shorten points, if not gaining free points

 

Teams Represented:

  • Metropolitan U/17 Queensland Teams Carnival (2019)
  • Queensland U/19 Pizzey Cup Team (2019)
  • Metropolitan West U/19 Tennis Team (2019, 2018, 2016)
  • St. Aidan’s Firsts IV Tennis Team (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Lifetime Tennis, Brisbane and Queensland State Tennis League (2018, 2017)
  • Metropolitan U/15 Queensland Teams Carnival (2016)
  • St. Aidan’s Junior A Tennis Team (2016, 2015)
  • Metropolitan U/13 Queensland Teams Carnival (2015, 2014)
  • Metropolitan East U/12 Tennis Team (2014)
  • State of Origin Queensland Team (2014)

 

Athletic Highlights

 

Awards Received:

 

 

National

  • 2019 School Sport Australia Tennis U/19 Pizzey Cup Champions

 

 

State

  • 2019 Queensland Sports Awards Junior Team of the Year Finalists (as part of the 2019 Queensland U/19 Pizzey Cup Team)
  • 2019 Queensland School Sport Tennis U/19 Girls’ Teams Champions and Overall Teams Champions (as part of the Metropolitan West Team)
  • 2018 Queensland School Sport Tennis U/19 Overall Teams 2nd (as part of the Metropolitan West Team)
  • 2018/2017 Queensland Tennis League Champions (Lifetime Tennis)
  • 2016 Queensland School Sport Tennis U/19 Girls’ Teams 2nd and Overall Teams 2nd (as part of the Metropolitan West Team)
  • 2016 U/15 Queensland Teams Carnival Winner (as part of the Metropolitan Team)
  • Queensland Inter-Academy Challenge Best Female Risk Taker Award – 2015
  • 2015 U/13 Queensland Teams Carnival Winner (as part of the Metropolitan Team)
  • 2014 Queensland School Sport Tennis U/12 Girls’ Teams Champions and Overall Teams 2nd (as part of the Metropolitan East Team)

 

 

School

  • St. Aidan’s AGS Team of the Year Finalists (Junior A Tennis) (2015, 2016)
  • St Aidans AGS Tennis Rising Star (2017)
  • St Aidans AGS Team of the Year Finalists (Firsts IV Tennis) (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • St Aidans AGS Team of the Year (Firsts IV Tennis) (2017)
  • St Aidans AGS Queensland Representative Award (2017, 2019)
  • St Aidans AGS 3 Year Tennis Service Award (2015-2017)
  • St Aidans AGS 3 Year Athletics Service Award (2015-2017)
  • St Aidans AGS 3 Year Cross Country Service Award (2016-2018)
  • St Aidans AGS 5 Year Tennis Service Award (2015-2019)
  • St Aidans AGS 5 Year Athletics Service Award (2015-2019)
  • St Aidans AGS 3 Year Touch Football Service Award (2018-2020)

 

 

Club

  • Jack and Edna Finney RLTA Junior Achievement Award (2015)

 

 

Other

  • Brisbane Tennis League Champions (Lifetime Tennis) (2017, 2018)
  • 5x consecutive Queensland Girls School Sport Association (QGSSSA) Tennis Premierships – consisting of 2x Junior A in 2015 and 2016 and 3x Firsts IV in 2017, 2018 and 2019

 

Best Wins:

  • Lotus Rayani (237) (UTR 7.45): 6-3 7-5, Redcliffe Open 2019
  • Isabella Major (231) (UTR 7.90): 6-4 7-6(2), Shaw Park Open 2019 (attends Arkansas Tech University)
  • Julianne Garcia (225) (UTR 7.33): 6-4 3-6 10-6, Hervey Bay Open 2019 (attends Cameron University)
  • Jordyn Shaw (228) (UTR 7.25): 0-6 6-0 10-3, Head Queensland State Age 2019
  • Kristen Cavanna (250) (UTR 7.22): 6-2 6-3, Pro One Northern Gold Coast Spring AMT 2019

 

Close loss:

  • Tayah Cross (UTR 8.20): 4-6 6-4 3-6, Queensland Open 2018 (attends UNC Greensboro)
  • Elodie Foster (87) (UTR 8.66): 3-6 4-6, Redcliffe Open 2019 (attends University of Tulsa)
  • Maddison Ricardo (133) (UTR 8.63): 5-7 6-7, Nambour Open 2019
  • Maliyah Vili (136) (UTR 9.04): 4-6 6-7, Eastside Open 2019
  • Annerly Poulos (39) (UTR 10.55): 3-6 4-6, Tennyson Classic 2019
  • Eloise Swarbrick (84) (UTR 8.76): 3-6 6-2 6-10, J4 Brisbane 2019

References

 

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If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Chris Bates

Whatsapp: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au

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