Women's Tennis

Sophie Cloessner
Sophie Cloessner
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wetzlar, GERMANY
High School: Johanneum Gymnasium Herborn

2018

  • 2018 Big South Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2018 Big South First Team All-Conference Singles
  • 2018 Big South Second Team All-Conference Doubles
  • Led the Bucs with 12 wins on the season, including a 5-2 record in Big South Conference play
  • Lined up at the No. 1 position, going 12-4 overall
  • Finished the season with a four match winning streak in singles play
  • Teamed up with Madalina Man to go 12-7 in doubles play at the No. 1 position
  • The Bucs went 5-2 at the No. 1 position in conference play
  • Won 11 singles matches in straight sets
  • Posted three-set win against Emory

2017

  • 2017 Big South First Team All-Conference Singles
  • 2017 Big South Second Team All-Conference Doubles
  • April 12 Big South Tennis Player of the Week
  • Led the Bucs with 17 wins on the season, including a dominant 7-1 in Big South Conference play
  • Lined up primarily at the No. 2 singles position, going 14-1 overall
  • Went 3-1 in singles at the No. 1 position
  • Finished the season with a 10-match winning streak in singles play
  • Teamed up with Nicolin Luecke to go 12-8 in doubles play at the No. 1 position
  • The Bucs went 5-3 at the No. 1 position in conference play
  • Won 13 singles matches in straight sets
  • Posted three-set wins against Radford, Winthrop, Mercer, and Liberty

2016

  • 2016 Big South All-Conference First Team Singles
  • Big South Flight No. 2 Champion
  • Finished the season with a team-high 15 singles wins
  • Went a perfect 9-0 in Big South Conference singles play
  • Went 15-2 overall in singles play
  • Went 15-2 in singles play on court no. 2
  • Went 13-5 overall in doubles play
  • Teamed up with Valeria Koussenkova to go 7-2 in doubles play
  • Teamed up with Gabriela Srodowski to go 6-2 in doubles play
  • Teamed up with Annika Wagner to go 0-1 in doubles play
  • Finished the season on an eight match singles winning streak
  • Won 11 singles matches in straight sets

2015

  • Big South No. 3 Doubles Flight Champion
  • Cloessner went 16-2 overall in her freshman season with the Buccaneers in singles play
  • She went a perfect 15-0 in dual match play as a freshman, 1-2 in tournament play
  • She was one of two Buccaneers to post a perfect record, going 8-0 in Big South singles play
  • Cloessner went 2-0 on court no. 4, 7-0 on court no. 5 and 6-0 on court no. 6
  • She finished the regular season on a 15-match winning streak
  • Teamed up with Marketa Placha to go 14-4 overall in doubles play
  • Posted a 7-1 overall record in Big South doubles play on court no. 3
  • Went 2-1 with Annika Wagner in tournament doubles play

High School: Cloessner comes to Charleston Southern from Johanneum Gymnasium Herborn and the SC SaFo Frankfurt club team.

Personal: She is the daughter of Wolfgang and Katrin Cloessner. She plans to pursue a degree in business and psychology.

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