Gilreath, Kathryn

May 9, 2022

KATHRYN GILREATH helped Cooper High School to a three-year record of 57-0 and three consecutive 5A team tennis state championships. She played No.1 singles all four years. In the spring, she was a state quarterfinalist in doubles in 1993, a state semifinalist in doubles in 1994 and a state finalist in doubles in 1995 and 1996. She was individually ranked in the top 10 in Texas and the top 100 nationally as a junior tennis player by the U.S. Tennis Association. At Texas A&M, Gilreath was a four-year letterman and won a Big 12 championship at No. 5 singles in 1998. She became the tennis coach  at Wylie in 2002 and led the Bulldogs to 10 Texas Tennis Coaches     Association state team titles. She and her mother, former Cooper tennis coach Leanne Scott, are the first mother-daughter combination to be inducted into the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame.