Maya Sayarath
Maya Sayarath
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr
Hometown: St. Johnsbury, Vt.
High School: St. Johnsbury Academy

The Sayarath File

2013-14: Went 8-16 overall in singles action ... Posted a 3-5 NEWMAC record ... Went 6-9 in the second flight and 2-3 in the first ... Was 8-10 in doubles action with partner Margaux Holloschutz ... The pair went 7-8 in the second flight ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... Seven Sisters Senior Scholar Athlete ...

2012-13: Had 7-2 record in fifth flight singles during the fall … Went 5-2 against NEWMAC opponents … Had a 3-3 mark in doubles action … Went 0-1 with partner Kelsey Brower in the second flight … Had a 3-2 mark in the second flight with partner Eman Malik … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference …

2011-12: Recorded an 8-12 record in singles action … Went 3-4 against NEWMAC opponents … Had a 1-1 mark in first singles … Posted a 7-11 record in second flight … Was 7-9 in doubles action … Recorded a 3-4 mark with partner Sarah Anischik, including a 2-4 record in the second flight … Went 1-3 in second flight with partner Sarah Moore … Had and 0-2 record in the third flight with partner Jenni Lee … Seven Sisters All-Tournament Team … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … ITA Scholar-Athlete …

2010-11: Posted a 15-7 record in singles action … Went 6-1 against NEWMAC opponents and 1-1 in tournament play … Had a 1-0 mark in the first and fifth flights … Was 2-1 in the second flight … Posted a 5-2 record in #3 singles … Had a 2-2 mark in the fourth flight … Went 3-1 in the sixth flight … Recorded a 7-8 record in doubles action with partner Elise Marifian … The pair went 5-1 against NEWMAC opponents and 1-1 in tournament play … Had a 1-3 mark in the second flight … Went 5-4 in the third flight … NEWMAC Player of the Week (10/18) … NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team …

Before Mount Holyoke: Played tennis all four years … Captain … Vermont State Individual Tournament semifinalist … Three-year member of the field hockey team … Captain … Played for Vermont in the annual Twin State game vs. New Hampshire …

Personal: Chemistry major … A. Walter Award for Excellence in General Chemistry recipient … Cramer’s Players Award … Daughter of Vicki and John Sayarath.

Getting to Know Maya

  •  Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - The strong chemistry program and the beautiful campus. 
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - The relationships you build with your fellow students and your teachers. The small classroom experience. The science department. The support you need and received throughout the athletics department.
  • Favorite Sports Movie  The Jackson's: An American Dream
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended  Roger's Cup  
  • Favorite TV Show - The Game 
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Roger Federer, James Black, Andre Agassi 
  • Childhood Idol - My Father and Mother 
  • Hobbies - Discovering New Musicians 
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Wiz Khalifa and Big Sean Concert in Vermont 
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Tennis Magazine 
  • Biggest Fear - Being Alone 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Roger Federer, Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Tyga 
  • Most Prized Possession - A necklace from my mother
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Laos 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Learning to walk on the tennis court 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Receiving the Cramer Players Award, Playing a match at #1 Singles position 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - It's a secret
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Keep your eye on the ball. Focus. 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Go help my father's home country (Laos), Use my money to become a musician. 
  • Career Aspirations - Become a Doctor and go back to my father's country (Laos) and help children. Find some sort of cure to peanut allergies