Women's Tennis

    Lyndsay Kinstler
    Lyndsay Kinstler


    Emerald Bay, Calif.

    High School:
    Laguna Beach HS



    THIS SEASON: Lyndsay Kinstler enters her final season at USC... In fall singles, Kinstler went 1-4 overall, competing in the Cal Nike Invite and ITA Southwest Regionals... In fall doubles, went 0-2 with Cristala Andrews and was 4-2 with Danielle Lao, reaching the ITA/Riviera All-American Round of 16 and the ITA Southwest Regional quarterfinals.

    2010: Kinstler finished her junior season ranked No. 79 in the nation in doubles with Maria Sanchez... Went 12-18 overall in singles, including a 4-9 mark in dual-match play at the No. 6 position... In doubles, went 15-16 overall, including a 12-10 mark in dual matches... Went 5-5 with Sanchez at the No. 1 doubles position... Finished 6-6 overall with Sanchez and went 7-6 overall with Sarah Fansler, going 7-5 with Fansler at the No. 3 position... Also was 1-1 with Danielle Lao and with Valeria Pulido, and went 0-2 with Leyla Entekhabi... Entered the spring ranked No. 26 in the ITA preseason doubles rankings with Sarah Fansler... Received 2010 Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention... Went 7-6 in fall singles, competing at the Cal Nike Invite and Duals in the Desert and reaching the consolation semifinals of the ITA Regionals... Went 2-5 in fall doubles playing with Leyla, Fansler, Lao and Pulido.

    2009: Kinstler finished the season ranked No. 63 in doubles with Sarah Fansler... went 13-12 overall in singles, going 5-3 in dual matches with a 1-0 mark at No. 5 and 4-3 at No. 6... Reached the Round of 16 in the Pac-10 Invitational tournament... In doubles, was 13-11 with Fansler, including a 12-10 mark in dual matches at the No. 1 (1-1), No. 2 (7-7) and No. 3 (4-2) positions... Also went 1-4 overall with Cristala Andrews, falling in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Invitational doubles tournament... Received 2009 Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention... During the fall, went 3-4 in singles as she reached the consolation quarterfinals of the ITA Regionals... Finished the season 18-17 overall in doubles, including a 4-2 fall doubles mark after going 2-1 with Niculescu at the Duals in the Desert and 2-1 with Ramos at the ITA Regionals [2 wins with Niculescu later vacated due to NCAA penalty; revised records: 16-17 overall in doubles, 2-2 in fall doubles, 0-1 with Niculescu].

    Kinstler went 9-7 overall in singles, going 4-0 in dual match play at the No. 5 (1-0) and No. 6 (3-0) positions... Was 10-12 in doubles play with a 9-9 dual match mark playing with Sarah Fansler (5-5) primarily at the No. 3 slot and Lindsey Nelson (4-4) at No. 2... Went 4-4 in singles and 1-3 in doubles during the fall... Went 2-1 at the ITA West Regionals to reach the Round of 16 and 2-2 in the Duals in the Desert.

    Kinstler graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 2007... Considered the No. 7 California recruit... Won the 2005 Roxy Singles, 2003 Easter Bowl Doubles and the 2002 Sport Wall Doubles... Also was a finalist for doubles in the National Hard Courts and was a National Hard Court Champion.

    Kinstler was born on December 15, 1988 in Downey, Calif... Daughter of Charles and Linda, both of whom also attended USC... Has one brother, Daniel... Her grandfather was a track athlete at Nebraska... A member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority... Lists her favorite movie as Wedding Crashers and favorite TV shows as `Entourage', `Grey's Anatomy' and `Nip/Tuck'... Majoring in psychology.

    	    Overall	Dual Matches	   Overall          Dual Matches
    Year	W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.
    2008	9	7	.563	4	0	1.000	10	12	.455	9	9	.500
    2009	13	12	.520	5	3	.625	18*	17	.514	12	10	.545
    2010	12	18	.400	4	9	.308	15	16	.484	12	10	.545
    CAREER	34	37	.479	13	12	.520	43*	45	.489	33	29	.32

    * 2 doubles wins in 2009 later vacated due to NCAA penalty [revised records: 16-17 (.485) overall in 2009; 41-45 (.477) overall career]