Georgina Sellyn
Georgina  Sellyn
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Glasgow, Scotland

High School:
Glasgow Academy

Height:
5-6

 

11/22/2016

Commodores continue Nashville Shores 25K

Members of the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team have been hard at work over their Thanksgiving break, competing in the Nashville Shores 25K.

10/29/2016

W. Tennis begins Puerto Rico College Challenge

The Commodores look forward to closing out their trip with matches against ODU and UVA tomorrow morning.

07/22/2016

Tennis programs earn ITA All-Academic Team Status

In addition to the team honors, five WT student-athletes and three MT student-athletes received nods by the governing body as ITA Scholar Athletes.

04/27/2016

Five Commodores earn SEC accolades

Headlining the quintet is red-shirt junior Georgina Sellyn, who is the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

07/16/2015

Commodores to embark on Soles4Souls service trip to Cuba

Ten student-athletes will be part of service trip

10/29/2016

Puerto Rico College Challenge (10/28-30)

The Vanderbilt women's tennis team competed against Georgia, Old Dominion, and UVA in the Puerto Rico College Challenge (10/28-30).

05/14/2016

WT vs. Rice. Photos by Joe Howell (5/14/16)

Vanderbilt defeated Rice 4-0 to clinch a spot in Tulsa, Okla. in the NCAA Sweet 16. (5/14/16). Photos by Joe Howell.

04/19/2016

WT Senior Day vs. Alabama. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/15/16)

WT vs. Alabama (Senior Day) Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/15/16)

03/24/2016

WT vs. Tennessee. Photos by Joe Howell (3/24/16)

Vanderbilt swept Tennessee, 7-0. Photos by Joe Howell, (3/24/16)

03/17/2016

WT vs. Texas A&M. Photos by Joe Howell (3/17/16)

Vanderbilt defeated Texas A&M during the first-ever broadcasted WT match on SECN+; 6-1. Photos by Joe Howell (3/17/16)

Honors

  • 2016 SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • 2016 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

 

Career:

Highest singles ranking: No. 48 (2/11/14) 

2015-16 (Redshirt Junior): For her efforts in the classroom, was named the 2015 SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year… Sellyn/Fernanda Contreras earned first doubles win together on court three against Mississippi State’s No. 61 Patrasc/Rentouli, 6-3… Clinched Vanderbilt’s 4-1 victory over then-No. 28 Mississippi State in the regular season on court five, 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(1)… In SEC tournament quarterfinals, clinched win over MSU on court six in straight sets… Went 15-9 overall and 9-4 in SEC play… In doubles went 11-5 overall… 7-3 in the SEC play at No. 3 with Contreras.

2014-15 (Junior): Redshirted her junior season due to injury… compiled three wins for VU before injury… Defeated Memphis’ Kathryn Hughes 6-2, 6-3 in dual match play… took up on-court coaching once injured, helping and assisting fellow Commodores throughout the season… 

2013-14 (Sophomore): Second Team All-SEC Conference selection ... 2014 ITA All-Academic team ... 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Ranked at No. 62 by the ITA following post-season play ... Competed at No. 1 singles for the majority of the season ... Went 6-9 overall at No. 1 position ... Finished year 25-16 overall ... Recognized as the Ohio Valley Regional champion in the fall ... Went 18-11 overall in doubles play. 

2012-13 (Freshman): SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... SEC Freshman of the Week (2/6) ... Ended her first season with the Dores with an overall record of 23-10 including 12-1 out of the No. 4 singles position ... Finished the year ranked No. 95 by the ITA, was ranked as high as 51st during the season ... Won 10 of 11 matches between 3/1 and 4/5. 

Personal: Born May 23, 1994... Daughter of Jonathan and Yvette Sellyn... Majoring in cognitive neuroscience... Favorites include Rafael Nadal (Tennis player), Grey's Anatomy (TV Show), The Beatles (Music) and "Shawshank Redemption" (Movie)... Chose Vanderbilt over North Carolina, Wake Forest, Rice, Tulane and Southern Cal.

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