Prior to UNM
Coone comes to UNM from Sint Jansteen, Netherlands where she graduated from RSG’t Rijks Bergen op Zoom.
The Netherlands native has been ranked has high as 6th in her country (U16) in 2013 and as high as 140th in Senior Dutch rankings. Other notable accomplishments include taking sixth place overall at Winter Jeugd Circuit (circuit-style tournament) in Holland and being named distract champion four years in a row (2 years as Zeeland distract champion and 2 years as West Brabant distract champion).
Coone competed at the LTC de zoom at Bergen op Zoom and at OTC Warande and was privately coached by Gillis van de Gruiter.
She is the daughter of Edwin Coone and Rachida Coone-Hana and has a younger sister named Charlotte (13).
Coone plans to study studio arts at UNM as she loves painting and drawing.
Head Coach Erica Jasper on Sharon Coone
“Sharon is a tremendous athlete and talent. Although she is still adjusting to the intensity of the college game and the team environment, Sharon has the potential to make a big impact in singles and in doubles for us. At only 17 years old, Sharon’s future is as bright as she wishes to make it!”
|Hometown:||Sint Jansteen, Netherlands|
|High School:||RSG't Rijks Bergen op Zoom|