Carolina Lewis

Carolina Lewis

RH | Jr. | 5-10 | Hilton Head Island, S.C. | Heritage Academy

2016 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Tallied a 20-win season (singles/doubles) with an overall record of 26-28
  • Partnered with Lyn Yuen Choo for a team-best 4-3 doubles record in the fall
  • Paired with Habiba Shaker for a 3-1 doubles mark in the fall
  • Advanced to the final round of competition in the Flight B singles bracket at the WVU Pink Invitational
  • Moved on to the round of 32 in the doubles main draw with Lyn Yuen Choo at the ITA Atlantic Regional
  • Advanced to the round of 16 in the qualifying singles bracket at the ITA Atlantic Regional
  • Finished the fall season with a 16-9 combined record
  • Completed the spring season with a 10-19 overall record
  • Played primarily at No. 4 singles and was tied for third on the team with six victories in the spring
  • Recorded three straight singles victories against Cleveland State, Akron and Liberty in dual-match play

2015 (Freshman)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Was the first player since 2003 to tally 20 singles wins in a season, ending her freshman campaign with a 24-6 singles record
  • Tallied a 30-win season (singles/doubles) with an overall record of 35-21
  • Made her Mountaineer debut at the WVU Pink Invitational
  • Won the Flight 3 singles bracket at the Big Easy Tennis Classic
  • Closed the fall season on a seven-match win streak in singles play
  • Tallied a team-best 11 singles victories during the fall season
  • Finished the spring season with an 18-14 overall record
  • Named the WVU Student-Athlete of the Week following her performance at the Pitt Hidden Duals
  • Played primarily at the No. 5 position and tallied a team-best 13 singles wins in the spring
  • Won 11 matches in straight sets throughout the spring season
  • Won two singles matches in Big 12 play vs. Iowa State and then-ranked No. 7 Baylor

High School

  • Ranked a four-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net
  • Ranked South Carolina’s No.1 tennis recruit by TennisRecruiting.net
  • Ranked the 17th-best high school senior in the Southeast and 54th in the nation, while attending Heritage Academy


  • Daughter of David and Rosaria Lewis
  • Uncle Chris Lewis competed in the 1983 Wimbledon Finals and was ranked as the No. 1 junior competitor in 1975
  • One of two children
  • Birthday is July 28
  • Majoring in journalism
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
Year Singles Doubles Totals
2014 (Fall) 11-3 6-4 17-7
2015 (Spring) 13-3 5-11 18-14
2015 (Fall) 8-3 8-6 16-9
2016 (Spring) 6-10 4-9 10-19
2016 (Fall) 3-5 6-1 9-6
Totals 41-24 29-31 70-55

Mountaineers' Ready to Roll

By Carolina Lewis | September 16, 2015

The feeling of coming back to West Virginia University and into a routine after three long months of summer is indescribable.

Wearing the Jersey: Carolina Lewis

By Sean Merinar | April 13, 2015

This week's Wearing the Jersey features tennis standout Carolina Lewis, presented by WVU Healthcare.