FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Amassed a 14-10 overall singles record and a 14-13 overall doubles record … Singles record featured a 4-5 tournament record and a 10-5 dual record … Won two dominating matches over Clemson’s Carola Pederzani 6-0, 6-0 and Middle Tennessee State’s Flavia Nagayama 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the finals of the Meri Muller Draw in the Roberta Alison Fall Classic … Began dual matches at the No. 6 spot where she went 7-3 but was moved up to No. 5 where she went 3-2 … Reached a winning streak of five matches during the season … Garnered LSU’s first singles point against Missouri and topped Tracy Dong 6-2, 6-3 … Defeated Mississippi State’s Petra Ferancova 6-3, 6-2 to give LSU a 2-1 lead … Notched a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Tulane’s Margaux Hyman to give LSU a 3-2 lead … Captured another win against Tennessee’s Victoria Olivarez to give LSU its first point of the match with her 6-3, 6-3 victory … Extended LSU’s lead to 3-1 against Arkansas and knocked off Kimberley-Ann Surin 7-6 (1), 6-3 … Came from being down 5-2 in the third set to win in a tiebreaker 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (3) at No. 6 singles to secure the match as LSU topped South Florida 4-3 … Doubles record included a 3-3 tournament record and an 11-10 dual record … Holloway and Gabrielle Otero defeated Furman’s Karlee Bryde and Amanda Murray 8-0 and then topped Mississippi State’s Georgiana Patrasc and Petra Ferancova to win the consolation finals of the Melissa Day Draw in the Roberta Alison Fall Classic … Holloway and Joana Vale Costa held an 8-6 overall record with a 5-5 record at the No. 1 doubles spot … The pair reached a four-match win streak and went 6-1 in their first seven matches … The duo knocked off Missouri’s Madison Rhyner and Cassidy Spearman 8-6 to clinch the doubles point for LSU … Holloway and Ella Taylor secured an 8-4 victory over Mississippi State’s Petra Ferancova and Geogiana Patrasc to clinch the doubles point in their SEC Tournament battle … Holloway and Taylor topped Brittany Lindl and Victoria Olivarez 8-4 to give LSU a one court lead over No. 26 Tennessee before the Lady Tigers secured the doubles point in the second round of the SEC Tournament.
Coached by Jeff Jones at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Va. … Was ranked 7th in Virginia going into her freshmen year … Was a five-star recruit by tennisrecruting.net.
Full name is Skylar Bess Holloway … Born June 16, 1995 … Daughter of Sammye and Piper Holloway … Has one brother, Dakota (19) … Chose LSU because of coach and team … Major is business.