April 11, 2018

As we continue through the 2018 season, members of the Virginia women’s tennis team took some time to sit down and answer a few questions to provide a little insight and help our fans get to know them better as student-athletes.

Name: Chloe Gullickson
Major: Social Studies
Classification: Sophomore
Hometown: Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
High School: Cardinal Newman

What do you love most about competing as a Virginia Cavalier?
Playing for your school and teammates is very motivating

Why did you choose Virginia?
The balance between athletics and academics

What will be your lasting memory of your time as a Virginia Cavalier?
When we upset Michigan

What defines a Cavalier?
Someone who has an outstanding work ethic, cares for the people around them and tries to be the best possible person they can be every day

Who or what motivates you in your sport?
Trying my best for the people who made it possible for me to be here – my parents, Cameron (coach) and my sisters

What are your goals for the season?
Work as hard as I can and become the best person and player I can possibly be

Favorite family vacation?

Favorite class?
Teaching as a Profession

Favorite cereal?
Reese’s Puffs

Favorite movie?
The Help, Shawshank Redemption

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
Closer by The Chainsmokers

Teammates would describe you as?
Funny, weird, outgoing

Who is your hero and why?
Cameron, my coach, because he set an example for me when I was younger on the type of person I want to be and the morals and values I wanted to mimic growing up

Name one thing most people probably don’t know about you?
I have a phobia to gum

Besides your own sport, what’s a sporting event on Grounds that fans need to experience at least once and why?
Soccer because the fans are energetic and the atmosphere that the athletes bring is one of a kind

If you could play any other sport, what would it be?
Soccer or Lacrosse

If you could give any advice to younger athletes entering the sport what would it be?
Don’t get too wrapped up in wins and losses. Believe in yourself, trust the process and work hard


Favorite holiday?

Favorite TV show?
Vampire Diaries, Revenge

What is your biggest fear?

Dream job?

Best Athletic Memory?
When I looked at and fist pumped towards my coach, Cameron, after I beat the No. 3 girl in the nation to get to the quarterfinals of clay court nationals my junior year