Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Hailey Shanahan



Biology major


Hailey Shanahan is a junior college-transfer from Temple Community College in Texas. A native of Australia, Shanahan finished her first season at NKU with a 5-17 singles record in top-flight matches. Shanahan also had a doubles record 8-13 while playing in the top-flight matches. But what else do you know about Hailey?


Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal?

A: I don’t really have one. Probably some pasta.


Q: Do you have any sports-related superstitions?

A: No.


Q: What would be your best achievement to date?

A: Winning at nationals last year, making it through the round of 16 in junior college.


Q: What is the number one song on your iPod?

A: “Nosebleed Section” by Hilltop Hoods.


Q: Who is your celebrity crush?

A: Adam Scott.


Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?

A: Probably take my parents on a holiday and move back home.


Q: What scares you the most?

A: Spiders.


Q: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

A: Vanilla.


Q: What is your dream vacation destination?

A: Probably Greece.


Q: What other sport do you wish you were equally as good at?

A: Golf.


Q: What is your favorite TV show or movie?

A: Game of Thrones.


Q: What is your favorite holiday? Why?

A: Christmas because I get to go back to Australia and I get to spend it with family and it’s summer there.


Q: What are your hobbies outside of tennis?

A: I like to spend the time at the beach, surfing and playing golf. Basically just spend time outside.