Katie Bilyeu

Katie Bilyeu

YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Terre Haute, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL South Vigo
Fall 2010: Led Valpo with five singles wins during the fall campaign ... won three straight matches in early October against Lewis, Oakland, and Roosevelt ... won the consolation finals of the IPFW Mastodon Invitational ... played doubles mainly with Kristin Zakiewicz ... posted a doubles win at the third spot against Goshen with Shea Hennessy.

2009-2010: Played third singles for the Crusaders throughout the season ... forced  a third set tie-break against Green Bay at the IPFW Mastodon Invitational ... teamed with Jordan Buterbaugh for a number two doubles win at Rose-Hulman ... won a number three doubles contest with Stephanie York against Bradley ... played mostly second doubles with Abby Wright and Camill Burden ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2008-2009: Played mainly third and fourth singles for Valpo as a rookie ... earned first collegiate victory in three sets against Saint Joseph’s (Ind.) in the fall after dropping the opening set ... picked up a win in a third set tie-break against SIU Edwardsville ... won in straight sets against IUPUI ... also played three matches at two singles ... mainly teamed with Stephanie York in doubles action, playing mostly two or three doubles ... the duo led the team with five victories in doubles play ... won back-to-back doubles contests against Milwaukee at Wright State.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Braves ... a First Team All-State selection in doubles as a junior ... earned  Second Team All-State honors as a sophomore and senior ... a three-time All-District selection ... led South Vigo to a 15-1 record as a senior and a runner-up finish in the semi-state ... team also finished runner-up at semi-state as a junior ... an All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference selection at number three singles as a freshman ... recipient of Team Leader Award as a junior and senior ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Katie is the daughter of Kris and Leslie Bilyeu ... majors are marketing and sports management ... born Nov. 9, 1989.