Katherine Butler

  • Katherine
  • Butler

  • Class
  • Height
    5' 10
  • LH/RH
  • High School/Other
    Myers Park High
  • Hometown
    Charlotte, N.C.
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Updated: April 28, 2017


Spring: Showed a 3-10 mark in singles play as well as a 5-6 record in doubles action ... Tied for a team high in doubles play, winning five matches with teammate Francesca Fusinato ... Helped the team knock off Clemson for the first time in 16 years with a 6-2 doubles victory on court two at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Kickoff Weekend ... Helped Tech notch its first Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) win of the season over Louisville with a three-set victory at the No. 6 singles spot ... Also recorded singles wins vs. Troy and Radford at the No. 5 position.

Fall: Competed in two of the team’s eight fall tournaments, recording two doubles wins … Logged a singles win over UNC Charlotte at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational.


Spring: Was named an ITA Scholar Athlete for the second year in a row … Also was listed to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … Boasted an 11-6 singles mark in dual-match play, tallying a 9-6 record on court six … Helped the Hokies knock off four-ranked teams with wins at the No. 6 slot … Recorded back-to-back straight-set wins against No. 43 N.C. State and No. 16 Georgia Tech on court six … Recorded a 3-0 doubles mark on the season with former teammates Sansitha Nandakumar and Mariana Silva.

Fall: Advanced to the final round of play in doubles action at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational with Nandakumar … Record two singles victories over Mississippi State and Georgia State at the Wolfpack Invitational … Captured a 4-1 singles record at the USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Atlantic Regional Championship, falling to Old Dominion’s Nataliya Vlasova in the quarterfinal round … Competed in singles action at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational.


Spring: Was named an ITA Scholar Athlete … Boasted an 11-5 singles record in dual-match play, tallying a 9-4 mark on court six ... Started the season with four consecutive victories in straight sets ... Helped the Hokies knock off No. 50 Wake Forest with a three-set win at the No. 6 position ... Finished the regular season winning six of her last 10 matches … Competed in the second round of the NCAA Tournament with the Hokies, falling to USC’s Meredith Xepoleas in straight sets on court six … Collected one doubles win vs. Coastal Carolina on court three with Silva.

Fall: Made her collegiate debut at the UNCW Beach Blast, collecting one singles win and one doubles victory with Nandakumar ... Advanced to the singles final in her respected bracket at the Hokie Invitational, but fell to former teammate Raluca Mita in a three-set match … Went 4-0 in singles play at the USTA Clay Court Invitational, defeating Miami’s No. 1-seed Maria Fuentes to claim the title in her respected flight … Advanced to the round of 16 in doubles play at the USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Atlantic Regional Championship with Nandakumar … Competed in singles action at the USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Atlantic Regional Championship … Participated in doubles play at the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational as well as the Hokie Invitational.

Before Tech: Was ranked as high as No. 42 in the nation and was listed as North Carolina’s No. 3 tennis recruit by TennisRecruiting.net for the 2014 class … Was a finalist at the 2011 and 2013 National Open in singles play … Tallied multiple singles victories over ‘Blue Chip’ players (the ‘Blue Chip’ is designated to premier recruits in each class, usually around 25-30 prospects).

Personal: Daughter of Dean and Edie Butler … Birthday is October 9 … One of three children … Majoring in language and literature with a business minor.