|Hometown:||East Amherst, N.Y.|
Lyndsay Shosho is in her second year at Georgia State as the women’s tennis assistant coach. She arrived at GSU in 2014-15 after spending the 2014 season volunteering with the Buffalo women's tennis team as well as working full time at Miller Tennis Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
During Shosho's season with Buffalo, the Bulls upset the eventual MAC champions Miami (Ohio). Prior to her time in Buffalo, Shosho spent three years in Singapore where she helped build and start a tennis academy. She worked with players of all ages and helped train them through drills and practice routines.
From 2007-09, Shosho was the assistant coach at Kentucky. After a successful 2009 season, she was promoted to assistant head coach. She helped lead the team to two top-25 finishes while upsetting seven top-25 teams and guided the program to its 12th consecutive NCAA tournament berth. Additionally, she played a pivotal role in the development of two nationally-ranked doubles teams. Carolina Escamilla and Caroline Lilley advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 in 2009 and were ranked as high as No. 26 in the ITA rankings. In the same season, Escamilla joined teammate Christine Johnston as the No. 16 team.
After graduating from Georgia Tech in 2006, Shosho began coaching at Hawaii where she helped to rebuild and restructure the program.
During her four-year playing career at Georgia Tech, her team won three ACC championships and reached a team-high national ranking of No. 3 in 2006. Shosho earned All-America honors in the same year, becoming just the second player in school history to do so. She was also named All-Atlantic Coast Conference twice and to the ACC Honor Roll four times. Shosho helped Georgia Tech to top-10 finishes and NCAA Round of 16 appearances in each of her last two seasons in Atlanta.
Shosho concluded her career as the Georgia Tech all-time leader in doubles wins with 83 in her career. She reached a career-high national college ranking of No. 43 in singles in 2004 and No. 9 in doubles in 2006. She participated in the NCAA tournaments in 2004 and 2006, falling in the doubles quarterfinals to the eventual national champions.
Shosho is a native of East Amherst, N.Y.