Purdue picked up its first win against Illinois in six years.
HIGHLIGHT Two-Time ITA Scholar Athlete (2012-13) Academic All-Big Ten (2012-13)
2012-13 Went 9-17 in spring singles and 16-5 in doubles ... played entire spring season at Nos. 1 and 2 singles and No. 2 doubles ... won three of last four completed matches, all against ranked opponents ... defeated No. 102 Allison Falkin of Illinois, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4, to wrap up the regular season ... followed it up with a win over No. 111 Melissa Kopinski of Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament, 7-5, 6-0 ... helped Purdue comeback from a 3-0 deficit to beat South Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a 6-3, 7-5 win over No. 109 Katerina Popova ... led the No. 81 player in the country, Kelsey Laurente of No. 6 Miami in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 6-3, 4-4, before the match was clinched and abandoned ... began the season 11-1 in doubles with partner Daniela Vidal ... helped Purdue clinch the doubles point at Michigan with a victory over the No. 49 duo of Yurovsky and Lee, 8-4 ... helped clinch the doubles point in a 4-3 win over No. 32 Washington State to open the season ... also helped clinch the doubles point in a 4-3 win at No. 19 Notre Dame for the program's highest ranked road win ... helped Purdue tie a program record with 18 dual match victories ... went 6-3 in fall singles and 8-3 in doubles ... beat No. 94 Elizabeth Kilborn of Georgia Tech 6-1, 6-4 at the Midwest Blast ... all doubles matches came with Daniela Vidal ... pair won final seven matches of fall schedule.
2011-12 Records - Singles: 16-10, 6-7 Big Ten; Doubles: 18-8, 8-6 Big Ten ... helped lead team to first Big Ten Tournament Championship ... clinched the championship with a tiebreak in the third set over Michigan's No. 85 Brooke Bolender ... picked up first ranked singles win of career against #94 Karla Bonacic of Kansas State on Jan. 28 ... had three ranked singles win during season ...played all but one match at No. 2 singles ... won her only match at No. 1 singles ... faced seven ranked singles foes in her inaugural season ... won 11 of her first 13 collegiate singles matches with only losses against ranked opponents ... won eight consecutive matches with wins coming against #41 Indiana and #37 Long Beach State to help team go 8-0 over that span ... won 16 of first 19 doubles matches with partner Daniela Vidal from Jan. 20 to April 13 ...finished the season as the doubles No. 2 team with Vidal after starting the year at No. 3 ... named Ohio Valley Region Rookie of the Year ... earned team's Sportsmanship Award ... helped team win a program record 18 dual matches.
PERSONAL Given name is Lynda May Xepoleas ... born Nov. 23, 1992, in Sacramento, Calif. ... has younger sister, Meredith ... daughter of John and Monterey Xepoleas ... majoring in apparel design and consumer sciences.