University of Iowa Athletics

Samantha Gillas

Height 5-2
Class Sr.
Hometown New Braunfels, Texas
High School New Braunfels
Samantha Gillas - Women's Tennis - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item — ISAAC Community Engagement Chair for the 2021-22 season.

Spring 2022 — had a 7-13 singles record at the No. 4, No. 5, and No. 6 spots, winning five matches on court five and two at No. 6… recorded a 6-16 doubles record, winning three matches each on courts two and three… Presidential Committee on Athletics Medallion recipient… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2021 — posted a 7-5 singles and 5-4 doubles record.

Spring 2021 — had a 13-10 singles record at the No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, and No. 6 spots… 0-1 at No. 3 spot… 5-5 at No. 4 spot… 1-2 at No. 5 spot… 3-0 at No. 6 spot… 13-8 doubles record at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots… 13-4 at No. 2 spot… 0-2 at No. 3 spot… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2019-20 — did not compete. Transferred to Iowa from Virginia Tech in January.

2018-19* — Advanced to the second round of Bedford Cup Mid-Atlantic… Won the Honor flight at Hokie Fall Invitational… Tallied a 28-12 singles record in the fall and spring… Also picked up seven doubles wins in the spring… ITA Academic Scholar and All-Academic ACC

High School — Attended New Braunfels High School … Texas State Champion as an individual… Texas State Team Champion.

Other Experience — Nationals doubles finalist in the Winter Nationals… SCMZ Championships.

Personal — Born on February 12, 2000… daughter of Judith and Timothy Gillas… has a sister, Lilly Kimbell who played tennis at the University of Georgia

*at Virginia Tech

Season (Doubles)  #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn.  Overall Pct. 
2021-22 3-11 3-4 0-1 2-8 6-16 5-4 11-20 .355
2020-21 13-4 0-2 13-4 13-6 4-2 17-8 .680
Career 16-8 0-3 15-12 19-22 9-6 28-28 .500
Season (Singles) #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn.  Overall Pct. 
2021-22 0-4 5-8 2-1 3-6 7-13 7-5 14-18 .438
2020-21 0-1 5-5 1-2 3-0 9-6 9-8 4-2 13-10 .565
Career 0-1 5-9 6-10 5-1 12-12 16-21 11-7 27-28 .491