Daughter of Dr Eoin and Mia Maughan, Andrea, 21, who is on a tennis scholarship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, was Junior Irish Open champion and Irish No1 at Under-10 (1998), U-12 (2000), U-14 (2002), U-16 (2004) and runner-up U-18 (2005).
She played for on the Irish U-17 tri-nations team in Jersey (’04) and on the U-21 team in Glasgow the following year.
A former student at Stella Maris, Tramore, she is currently playing Division 1 college tennis at her university, having just finished her penultimate (third) year of a major in exercise and sports science.
Andrea plays singles and doubles and received an All-Conference Doubles Award at this year’s conference tournament in April.
The Irish team competing at the World University Games (July 3rd-13th) comprises two girls, two boys and a coach. The team are currently seeking sponsorship from any interested parties.