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Kendall Couch

  • height 5-4
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
  • height 5-4
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

Kendall Couch Bio

  • ITA Scholar-Athlete — 2020, 2021, 2022
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll — 2020, 2021, 2022
  • SEC Community Service Team – 2022
2021-22 (JUNIOR)
  • Played singles and doubles in five tournaments for South Carolina
  • Saw dual match action eight times in doubles
  • Picked up the lone doubles win for South Carolina in the away match at then-No. 18 Oklahoma with Sarah Hamner
  • Helped the Gamecocks to the doubles point with Ana Cruz in the ITA Kickoff Weekend match against Princeton
  • Also played a part in getting the doubles point against UNC Greensboro with Sarah Hamner
  • Competed in doubles in her Senior Day match against Alabama with Gracie Mulville but fell in the matchup
  • Had a season best five-match winning streak in doubles, winning 12 doubles matches total
2020-21 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Appeared in two fall tournaments, the UT Fall Invite hosted by Tennessee and the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Georgia
  • Lost a pair of singles matches at the Bulldog Invitational to Maialen Morante of Kentucky and Elena Christofi of Georgia
  • Played one doubles match at the UT Fall Invite alongside Elise Mills
  • Teamed with Gabriela Martinez to grab a win over Ariana Arseneault and Meg Kowalski of Georgia at the Bulldog Invitational
  • Lost a tiebreak in another doubles match at the Bulldog Invitational with Corina Spasojevic as her partner
  • Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and an ITA Scholar-Athlete award winner
2019-20 (FRESHMAN)
  • Had her freshman year cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Won her first career singles match in her initial appearance at the South Carolina Fall Invitational on Sept. 13, 2019
  • Also won matches at the ITA Carolina Regional Championships and the Seminole All-Conference Showdown
  • Had a productive first year in doubles with a 7-3 record playing with three different partners
  • Ended the fall playing doubles primarily with Elise Mills after beginning the season with Gemma Heath
  • Appeared in one dual match during the spring against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 23, 2020, dropping her singles match at No. 6 but winning at No. 3 doubles with Emma Shelton
  • Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Rated as the No. 10 recruit in South Carolina
  • Member of college tennis’ top-ranked recruiting class that season
  • Daughter of baseball assistant coach Trip Couch


Year Overall Tournament Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2019-20 3-9 3-8 0-1 0-1
2020-21 0-2 0-2
2021-22 3-10 3-10
Total 6-21 6-20 0-1 0-1


Year Overall Tournament Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2019-20 7-3 6-3 1-0 1-0
2020-21 1-2 1-2
2021-22 12-10 9-7 3-3 (0-1) 3-3 (0-1)
Total 20-15 16-12 4-3 (0-1) 4-3 (0-1)