2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC All-Tournament Team
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Finished her second year on campus with a 24-13 overall singles record and 16-11 singles record in dual matches … Wrapped up doubles 11-13 overall and 8-9 in dual matches … Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after her 7-6 (8-6), 1-6, 7-6 (7-4) clinch over Texas A&M’s Anna Mamalat to send the Lady Tigers to the SEC Tournament semifinal for the third time in school history … Her clinch over the seventh-ranked Aggies gave LSU the highest ranked win since the 2000 season … Also clinched the match over No. 37 Auburn in a comeback win over Jen Pfeifler on court six … Helped get LSU to a 3-0 lead in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against New Mexico with a 1-6, 6-0, 6-2 win over Rachana Bhat on court six … Defeated Brittany Lashway of Missouri 6-2, 6-4 in the opening round of the SEC Tournament … Secured the third point for LSU over Ole Miss with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 victory over Iris Verboven…. Earned the Lady Tigers’ lone win against second-ranked Georgia with a thrilling 7-6, 1-6, 1-0 (12-10) victory over No. 111 Caroline Brinson … Dominated Tennessee’s Tiffany Tavares 6-4, 6-0 in LSU’s 5-2 win in Knoxville … Along with partner Amanda Atanasson, defeated Timea Guibe and Naomi Tran, 8-5, for LSU’s lone doubles win … Clinched the doubles point for LSU against Missouri with an 8-5 win … Earned her second varsity letter.
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 … Began dual matches at the No. 6 spot where she went 7-3 before moving 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 … Finished 11-10 in doubles play … 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 … Earned her first varsity letter.
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.