School: The University of Texas, Austin
Major: Exercise Science
A native of Kaunas, Lithuania, Lina Padegimaite is a senior tennis player at The University of Texas at Austin, where she majors in exercise science. She was named Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Year in 2012. Padegimaite has continued to stack awards as Team Academic MVP in 2013-14, and was named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar in 2014. She is also a three-time Provost Award winner.