Kenna Kilgo is one of the most decorated players in Texas Tech Tennis history. She is a two-time NCAA participant in the NCAA Individual Doubles Championship. This season, Kilgo looks to become the first Lady Raider in program history to participate in four straight NCAA team championships. She ranks ninth in the modern era in career singles wins with 68, while her 72 career doubles wins ranks just outside the Top 10 in the modern era at Texas Tech.
HONORS Three-Time NCAA Team Participant (2012 / 2013 / 2014) Two-Time NCAA Individual Doubles Participant (2012 & 2013) Two-Time ITA Scholar-Athlete (2012 & 2013) Two-Time Big 12 Champion (2012 & 2013) Three-Time All-Big 12 Doubles (2012 / 2013 / 2014) Two-Time Big 12 No. 1 Doubles Position Champion (2012 & 2013) Two-Time Academic All-Big 12 (2013 & 2014) Six-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012 / 2013 / 2014) Two-Time Dean's List (2012 & 2013) President's List (2013) Highest Career Singles Rank: No. 58 (01/18/14) Highest Career Doubles Rank: No. 6 (09/15/12) Career Matches Nationally Ranked In Singles (Record): 32 (20-12) Career Matches Nationally Ranked In Doubles (Record): 54 (37-17) Tournaments won (Singles/Doubles): 3 / 3 ITA All-American Invitation (Singles/Doubles): 2 / 3 Ranks ninth in modern era career wins (68) Ranks fourth in modern era singles winning percentage (61.7%) Ranks eight all-time in doubles winning percentage (69.9%) Ranks fourth in modern era doubles winning percentage (69.9%)
2014 FALL (SENIOR) Was limited due to injuries ... went 2-1 in singles at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships, advancing to the third round of prequalifying in singles ... teamed with Lynn Kiro to go 1-2 in doubles at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships.
2013-14 (JUNIOR) Anchored the No. 1 position for the Lady Raiders, leading Texas Tech to its third straight NCAA Championship ... named All-Big 12 Doubles with Samantha Adams ... also named Academic All-Big 12 ... finished the season 17-17 overall in singles and 9-15 in dual matches ... went 23-11 in doubles, including 15-9 in dual matches ... Tech was 8-1 when Kilgo won at No. 1 singles ... teamed with Adams to go 21-10 in doubles, while adding a 2-1 mark with Lynn Kiro ... was ranked No. 12 in the ITA Texas Region ... began the year ranked 98th in women's singles ... climbed as high as No. 58 in the singles rankings ... nationally ranked in singles from Sep. 1 through Feb. 23 ... knocked off No. 43 Yang Pang of Arkansas, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 ... stunned No. 14 Alabama's No. 76 Mary Anne Daines, 7-6, 6-2 ... upset No. 38 Petra Niedermayerova of Kansas State, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) ... teamed with Adams to be the deciding point in doubles six times last season, as Texas Tech won the doubles point in 19 of 26 matches ... ranked as high as No. 9 in the nation with doubles partner Adams ... won the Flight 1 Singles and teamed with Adams to win the Doubles crown at the Cougar Classic in Houston, Texas ... won the Flight 2 Singles title at the Little Rock Classic ... advanced to the Round of 32 at the ITA Texas Regional Championships ... finished year ranked No. 80 with Adams in doubles ... set a modern-era record with Adams for the most doubles wins as a tandem with 69 victories (69-28, 71.1 percent).
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE) A key member in Texas Tech's second straight Big 12 Championship ... named All-Big 12 doubles for second straight year with Adams ... earned Academic All-Big 12 honors ... teamed with Adams for a share of her second Big 12 Conference position title at No. 1 doubles ... went 23-10 in doubles with Adams, including 18-5 in dual matches ... the duo was 7-2 in Big 12 action ... played all three of the top positions in singles, going 12-11 in dual matches ... finished 21-15 overall in singles ... reached as high as No. 86 nationally in singles ... ranked as high as No. 6 with Adams in doubles ... entered the NCAA Doubles Championships ranked No. 16 ... knocked off No. 113 Erin Stephens (Ole Miss) 6-2, 6-1 ... defeated No. 8 Alabama's No. 22 Alexa Guarachi, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 ... teamed with Adams to upend Alabama's No. 2 Guarachi and Mary Anne Macfarlane, 8-5 ... dropped No. 14 Herman Brhane and Whitney Ritchie of Oklahoma, 8-7 (7-3) ... knocked off No. 16 Breaunna Addison and Noel Scott of Texas, 8-3 ... upset No. 12 Courtney Colton and Lauren Mira of Vanderbilt, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, in the Round of 32 at the NCAA Doubles Championships ... Georgia's No. 1-ranked Kate Fuller and Silvia Garcia topped Adams and Kilgo, 6-4, 7-5, in the Sweet 16 ... went undefeated at the Little Rock Invitational to win her flight in singles and doubles ... advanced to the singles consolation semifinals at the ITA Texas Regional Championships, finishing 4-2 at the event ... finished the year with Adams ranked No. 20 nationally in doubles.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN) Helped pace Texas Tech to its first Big 12 title in program history ... earned All-Big 12 doubles honors as a freshman ... named Big 12 Conference position champion at No. 1 doubles with Adams with a 7-1 record ... went 27-9 overall in doubles, including 25-9 with Adams ... help secured the doubles point and then picked up the third point in No. 20 Texas Tech's 4-3 upset of No. 12 Baylor ... teamed with Adams to become the first doubles tandem from Texas Tech to be selected to the NCAA Doubles Championships since 1988 ... fell to No. 9 Courtney Dolehide and Pamela Montez of UCLA, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 at the NCAA Doubles Championships ... defeated No. 21 Notre Dame's No. 2 Kristy Frilling and Shannon Mathews, 9-7 ... set a freshman record for singles wins with 28 ... in singles, played primarily No. 5 ... went 17-4 in dual matches and 11-5 in the fall ... helped the Lady Raiders go 14-6 against ranked school ... teamed with Adams to record a pair of Top 35 wins en route to winning the Racquet Club Collegiate doubles title in Midland, Texas ... won the consolation finals in doubles with Caroline Starck at the Longhorn Invitational ... in all, went 8-2 against ranked opponents in doubles ... finished the year ranked No. 15 in doubles, the highest year-end ranking in program history.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH A graduate of Waco Midway High School in Waco, Texas ... won the Texas Class 4A singles titles ... won the Texas Class 4A mixed doubles title with her brother Kolby ... twice named All-State ... a three-time all-district selection ... rated a five-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.com ... ranked No. 42 nationally and No. 5 in the state of Texas.
PERSONAL Born Kenna Kilgo on Sept. 18, 1993 in Waco, Texas ... parents are Dub and Peggy Kilgo ... has two brothers, Kyle and Kolby, and one sister, Katie ... her brother Kolby Kilgo plays tennis at UTSA ... majoring in Human Sciences.