My name is Smiltė Bakytė, I am 18 y. o. tennis player, from Kaunas, Lithuania, I am looking for a scholarship in American universities. My ultimate goal is to receive the highest education and maintain good tennis level. I am a really hardworking person who always strives for perfection, and seeks to improve in every step of life.
10th grade GPA - 4.0
11th grade GPA - 3.5
SAT Total Score
Kauno teniso klubas "Azuolynas"
2022m. Runner up in singles Nastola J5, Runner up in doubles Aizkraukle J4, U18 Lithuanian champion
2021m. U18 Lithuanian champion in singles and doubles, 3rd place in adult Lithuanian championship doubles
2020m. 3rd place in U16 Lithuanian championship singles and doubles, 3rd place in U18 Lithuanian championship doubles, Tennis Europe Oslo open U16 girls doubles winner
2019m. 2nd place in U16 Lithuanian championship doubles, participant of European championships U16 (Moscow, Russia), Tennis Europe U16 girls doubles winner in Malta, Iceland and Austria, Tennis Europe Kaleva open U16 girls doubles finalist
2018m. U14 doubles champion in Lithuanian championship and 2nd place in singles
2017m. U14 doubles champion in Lithuanian championship
2016m. U12 doubles champion in Lithuanian championship and 2nd place in singles, Tennis Europe Liepaja U12 girls doubles finalist
2015m. 3rd place in U12 Lithuanian championship doubles
Additional sporting info
2022m. Lithuanian padel champion U18, participant of Juniors padel European championships (Sweden)
2021m. Lithuanian padel champion U18, 3rd place in adult Lithuanian padel championship, participant of Juniors Padel world championships (Torreon, Mexico)
ITF juniors: 746
Best Tennis Europe ranking: 198
Lithuanian national team 2019m.
What makes you different?
I love to be a part of a team, I think that this trait of mine would be really useful in college tennis.
I would like to add that not only do I play tennis, but I am also playing Padel tennis, so in addition of being hardworking and competitive I am also very versatile.
Why do you want to compete in college?
I want to compete in college because i would love to combine high level of academics with athletics and in my opinion college is the best place for that experience
My main goals would be receiving the highest education possible and also maintaining good tennis level by representing my college team