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Parminder Kaur
Parminder  Kaur


Chandigarh, India

High School:
Laurel Springs



AS A SENIOR (2016-17): Posted the best singles record of any Gael at 11-5...played most of her matches as the Gaels' sixth seed and was 6-2 from that position...went a perfect 5-0 in singles conference play...went 5-3 in doubles play...recorded a 6-2 doubles win with Vanessa Nommensen against No.4 Stanford...went 10 straight matches in singles without a loss...won four consecutive singles matches against San Diego State, UC Santa Barbara, Fresno State, and San Jose State...was named a WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention following the season...played in all five of Saint Mary's fall and winter tournaments.

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): Formed the Gaels most successful doubles team alongside Kareena Manji going 10-3 during the season … dominated conference play in doubles going 8-1 and ending the season with victories in her last five matches … notable 6-1 win over No. 75 Santa Clara's double team of Delphine Rouvillois and Zeina El Tawil … strung together three straight victories in singles against ranked teams … won 6-4, 6-1 against Meredith Xepoleas of No. 4 USC, won 6-1, 6-0 against Laura Luca of No. 21 UCLA, and came from behind 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 to defeat No. 8 Stanford's Kimberly Yee.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Got off to a good start to the season and began to show a strong doubles game that would carry throughout the year ... playing their first tournament together, Kaur and Jana McCord teamed to win the ITA Gold division title at the Cal Nike Invitational, beating BYU's Meghan Sheehan-Dizon and Morgan Littlewood and Fresno State's Rana Sherif Ahmed and Tanya Murtagh before getting a walkover win over BYU's Nicolette Tran and Savannah Ware to clinch the title ... teamed with McCord to win a doubles match at the ITA Northwest Regional and also won two singles matches at the tournament ... earned the No. 5 seed in the ITA White singles division at the Saint Mary's Fall Invitational and went 3-1 ... made a big impact in singles early in the season but really made her mark in doubles as she partnered with Jana McCord to earn second team All-West Coast Conference honors ... played the No. 6 spot in singles and started strong, winning her first five decisions in a stretch that included victories over Cal's Stephane Lin and Stanford's Lindsey Kostas ... finished the spring with a 9-3 overall singles record and 3-1 mark in WCC play ... played the No. 1 doubles spot with McCord all season and spent the second half of the year in the national rankings ... finished with a 14-9 overall record in doubles and 6-2 record in conference play ... joined the rankings in late February after an 8-2 win over No. 15-ranked Giuliana Olmos and Zoe Scandalis of USC in Moraga ... Kaur and McCord won seven of their last nine decisions, including a win over Pepperdine's Lorraine Guillermo and Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai that helped SMC to a 6-1 win over the No. 18-ranked Waves ... that win over Pepperdine, combined with a win over LMU in the same week, earned McCord and Kaur WCC Doubles Team of the Week honors on April 21 ... named WCC All-Academic honorable mention and earned a spot on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze list for carrying a 3.24 GPA.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Made an immediate impact in her first year as a Gael and was one of SMC's most consistent performers by the end of the season, earning All-WCC first team honors in doubles with partner Jenny Jullien ... Finished the season with a 12-11 singles record and 6-2 mark in WCC play ... Went 10-3 at the No. 6 spot in the lineup ... Won 11 of her final 14 matches ... Debuted at No. 2 in the lineup and also saw action at No. 3, 4 and 5 before finding a home at No. 6 ... Earned first collegiate win with a 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8) win over Cal Poly's Hannah Stone at the Cal Winter Invitational on Jan. 17 ... Played an important role in SMC's two wins at the WCC Championships, earning straight-sets wins over players from San Francisco and BYU ... Spent the majority of the season teaming with Jullien at No. 1 doubles, compiling an 8-6 overall record and 3-2 mark in the WCC ... Kaur/Jullien earned one win over a ranked opponent, beating Fresno State's Aishwarya Agrawal and Claire Yang (ranked No. 41) 7-5 on Feb. 2 ... Conference wins came over teams from San Diego, BYU and Pacific.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Joins the Gaels for the 2013-14 season as the only true freshman on the squad ... 5-foot-8 native of Chandigarh, India, Kaur attended Laurel Springs High School in Ojai, Calif. ... Brings a wealth of talent and international experience to the team. Has been ranked in the top five in both the under-14 and under-16 categories of the All India Tennis Association. Has also been ranked as high as No. 210 in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior rankings and owns four singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF junior circuit.

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