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#999 Bonnie White Season 2023-24

New Iberia, La. ,
High School
New Iberia HS

“Bonnie is a great team person. She got a lot of play during the fall and won some matches. I hope she will continue to improve at this rate.”

FALL 2003
Finished the season 2-1 in doubles play with Daysi Espinal … Played eight matches with a win over in-state rival Cecelia Varela of Louisiana-Lafayette … Rallied to beat Louisville’s Page Eber in a tie-breaker after falling behind 0-6 in the first set.

Competed in 13 matches during the season … Recorded wins over Ohio State’s Emily Howard, 4-6, 6-2, 1-0(7), and Houston’s Sandra Blajer, 6-3, 6-3 … Finished the fall competition with a 1-1 mark in three-set matches and a 2-1 record in tiebreakers … Earned second varsity letter.

Earned a spot on the roster after walking on and was listed as the Lady Tigers’ No. 7 singles player for much of the season … Started at the No. 6 singles position against Furman in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament … Provided much-needed depth for the Lady Tigers and added a competitive edge during practices … Earned her first varsity letter.

Qualified for the Louisiana state finals in both her junior and senior seasons … Won the Regional Championship in 2001 … Played the No. 1 singles position all four years at New Iberia Senior High School under the tutelage of head coach JoAnne Eldridge … Named the captain of both the tennis and the volleyball teams … Was Valedictorian of her class … Was the president of the National Honor Society.

Born on February 23, 1982 … Full name is Bonnie Elizabeth White … She is the daughter of Mary Winmill and Eric White … Has a younger sister, Erica White, and a younger brother, Ryan Winmill … Her grandfather and both of her parents attended LSU … Majoring in mass communications.

When did you start playing tennis: When I was eight years old.
When did you realize you might play in college: In my third semester of college
Something most people don’t know about you: I am a couch potato.
Dream job: Working as a consultant or public relations director for a professional football team.
Favorite pro athlete: Andre Agassi
Favorite TV Show: Friends and Will and Grace
Favorite book: Pride and Prejudice
Favorite class: Any English class
Favorite food: Anything home-cooked
Favorite sport other than tennis: Football (to watch)
What are your superstitions: I like to use the same ball when I win a point or change balls when I lose a point.
Best non-athletic talent: Writing
I couldn’t live without: A cell phone
The best thing about LSU is: Meeting so many different people
Best advice I ever got: Do what makes you happy.


Singles Overall
Year W L Pct.
2001-02 0 1 .000
2002 (Fall) 2 7 .222
TOTALS 2 8 .200

Doubles Overall
Year W L Pct.
2001-02 – – – – –
2002 (Fall) 0 2 .000
TOTALS 0 2 .000

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