Rachel Ollis
Rachel Ollis
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Suffern, N.Y.
High School: Suffern

2017-18: Teamed with Vanessa Lam-Tran to post an 11-5 mark in doubles dual-match play, including a 9-0 record at second doubles ... earned eight dual match singles victories, playing at second, third and fourth singles ... Named to the SUNYAC All-Tournament Team after earning three doubles wins and a fourth singles victory in the conference tournament ... Garnered the 2018 Dr. Myrtle Merritt Scholar-Athlete Award


2015-16: D Flight Singles champion at the Hosking Invitational (William Smith) and was runner-up in the B Flight doubles with Corinne Heitmann … went 4-0 in singles and 6-4 in doubles (5-2 with Corinne Heitmann, 1-2 with Anika Pornpitaksuk)  for an overall match record of 10-4 … captured doubles wins with Heitmann over St. Lawrence and Rensselaer ... with Pornpitaksuk, won at No. 2 doubles in NCAA Tournament first round against Ithaca ... earned SUNYAC All-Academic team honors (3.3 GPA or higher), as well as Commissioner’s List recognition (3.3 or higher for three semesters).

2014-15: Had a 4-1 singles record for the season ... defeated Ithaca's Fishback, 8-3, at the Hosking Invitational (9/6) ... fell to St. Lawrence's Young, 8-3, at the Hosking Invitational (9/7) ... defeated Rochester's DePerrior, 9-8, at the Canton Classic (9/20) ... defeated Rochester's Bowden, 6-0, 6-2, at the Canton Classic (9/20) ... defeated St. Lawrence's Bennett, 8-0, at the Canton Classic (9/21).

Prior to Geneseo: Played at Suffern under coach Bobbie Kim ... won four-consecutive conference doubles championship with younger sister Courtney ... the sisters shared Rockland County Athlete of the Year honors ... four-time All-League and All-Conference selection ... earned All-State honors twice ... team league champions in sophomore and junior seasons ... member of National History Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society in junior and senior years ... recipient of the Andrew Quigley World History Appreciation Memorial Award and the Bert Lyon English Memorial Award in her senior year ... also played golf in high school and was a four-year conference all-star.

Personal: Rachel Eileen Ollis was born in Nyack, N.Y. ... nickname is "Rach" ... parents Denise and John Ollis, along with step-parents Don Kulek and Carrie Ollis... younger siblings Courtney, Connor and Lauren ... history major with a Museum Studies minor ... made Dean's List in both semesters of her first year at Geneseo ... father played football at Bowdoin College ... mother started her playing tennis at age three and got her into camps, lessons and clinics ... enjoys listening to classic rock, watching Abbott and Costello and working out ... lists biggest influence as her step-father and tennis coach Don Kulek, who “spent thousands of hours teaching me the ins and outs of the sport” ... favorite athletic-related moment was winning four consecutive doubles championships with her younger sister Courtney ... favorite professional athlete is Roger Federer - “he has a lot of class and is very dedicated and talented” ... best tennis advice she’s received was “stay in the moment” because “it helps me to focus on the court.”