Isabelle Boulais

Player profile

  • Hometown Mississauga, Ontario
  • High School Silverthorn Collegiate Institute
  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-9

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Twitter: @IsabelleBoulais
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Ohio State Career

  • Earned bachelor’s degree in psychology in Summer 2022
  • 2019 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
  • Three-time All-Big Ten selection (2019, 2021, 2022)
  • 2019 ITA Midwest Region Rookie of the Year
  • 2019 and 2022 NCAA singles qualifier  and 2021 NCAA doubles qualifier (with Kolie Allen)
  • One of six Buckeyes to be selected for both the NCAA singles and doubles championships and one of four to make multiple NCAA singles appearances
  • One of six Buckeyes to be selected to compete in the NCAA singles championship and was the third as a freshman (Francesca Di Lorenzo/2016, Kristy Dascoli/1998)
  • Ranked as high as No. 19 in singles as a senior in 2022 (March 9); fifth Buckeye to be ranked in the Top 20
  • Started senior year ranked No. 12 in doubles with Kolie Allen, first Buckeye team in Top 15 since February 2018
  • Ended rookie campaign ranked No. 63 in singles and No. 42 in doubles with Shiori Fukuda; ranked No. 39 in doubles to end 2021 with Kolie Allen
  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Career singles record of 53-44 overall, with 45-27 dual match ledger; 47-24 career mark in doubles and 36-15 in dual matches

Fall 2022 (Graduate Season)

  • Started fall ranked No. 37 in singles and No. 32 in doubles with Kolie Allen
  • Did not play because of injury

2021-22 (Senior Season)

  • All-Big Ten honoree
  • At-large selection to the NCAA Singles Championship
  • 17-12 on the year, with a 14-7 dual mark, in singles and was 22-10 in doubles, including 15-8 dual match record; 7-2 in singles and 8-1 in doubles in Big Ten regular season action
  • Two-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week; recognized Feb. 15 after posting three-set wins vs. both Florida and Auburn at ITA National Team Indoors, including clinching match in 4-3 victory over the Gators; also honored Jan. 15 after posting four singles wins through the first two weekends of play, including two Top 30 victories
  • Entered rankings at No. 21 in first release of the spring (Feb. 9) and moved as high as No. 19; remained in Top 41 throughout dual match season and ended season at No. 53
  • In the fall, was 1-3 in singles and 6-1 in doubles, with action limited because of recovery from offseason surgery
  • Ranked No. 12 in preseason doubles rankings with Kolie Allen, the first Buckeye team in the Top 15 since Feb. 20, 2018 and highest for a Buckeye team since Miho Kowase and Francesca Di Lorenzo ended 2017 No. 3
  • Started fall ranked No. 105 in singles
  • Reached semifinals of ITA Midwest Regional with back-to-back 8-2 wins paired with Allen
  • Notched two doubles victories in Arizona to close fall play
  • 2-0 with Sydni Ratliff at Gamecock Hidden dual
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors

2020-21 (Junior Season)

  • Earned second All-Big Ten honor
  • 2021 NCAA Doubles Championship qualifier with Kolie Allen; duo was Big Ten’s automatic qualifier
  • Tandem lost to No. 2 seed from North Carolina in first round of NCAA Championship
  • 12-6 overall and in dual play in singles (3-1 at No. 1, 7-4at No. 2, 2-1 at No. 3)
  • Clinched three team wins, including a come from behind victory over Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals
  • Notched 6-4, 6-4 win against Vanderbilt in NCAA second round match
  • 16-4 overall and 16-3 in dual play in doubles
  • 15-3 with Kolie Allen; duo ended season ranked 39th
  • Received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

2019-20 (Sophomore Season)

  • Posted eight singles wins and seven doubles victories
  • Started year ranked a career-best 36th in singles and 60th in doubles with Danielle Wolf
  • Led Buckeyes in win against Wake Forest on ITA Kickoff Weekend, clinching team victory and posting a doubles victory
  • Picked up three-set victory over Michigan at ITA Team Indoors
  • Posted victories over Arizona State and Purdue
  • Joined with Wolf for four-consecutive doubles wins Feb. 16-27, with wins against Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Arizona State and Purdue
  • Competed in main draw of ITA All-American Championships, notching a first-round victory
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree

2018-19 (Freshman Season)

  • Big Ten Freshman of the Year and unanimous First Team All-Big Ten
  • ITA Midwest Region Rookie of the Year
  • NCAA singles at-large qualifier; fell to No. 6 seed Fernanda Contreras of Vanderbilt in the first round
  • 15-8 in dual matches, with 9-6 record on court one, playing eight of last nine matches on court one
  • 16-14 overall on the year in singles, with 18-10 overall doubles mark
  • 15-7 in dual match doubles
  • Ranked throughout the spring in both singles and doubles, ending year No. 63 in singles and No. 42 in doubles; reached a high of No. 54 in singles April 9 and No. 19 in doubles with Shiori Fukuda March 5; also was ranked for three weeks with Danielle Wolf
  • Defeated Furman’s Katty Weymouth in September for first collegiate singles victory
  • Ranked No. 47 in doubles with Fukuda in Nov. 14 rankings
  • Reached final of Furman flight one with Fukuda with wins over Wake Forest and Florida State
  • Teamed with Fukuda to defeat Michigan’s 15th-ranked tandem of Fahey and Minor, 6-1, at Michigan Invitational in January
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

Prior to Ohio State

  • Competed in Rogers Cup in Montreal
  • Played for Canada’s Junior Fed Cup team in 2016
  • Won Canadian Nationals doubles titles eight times
  • Three-time Canadian Nationals third-place finisher in 18s singles and won Canadian U16 title
  • $50,000 Saguenay doubles semifinalist in 2016
  • Doubles champion and singles quarterfinalist at $15K Sri Lanka tournament in 2017
  • Condor De Plata and Argentina ITF Junior G2 doubles champion
  • Won El Salvador ITF G4 singles and doubles titles in 2014


  • Daughter of Patricia Hy, who played tennis at UCLA and professionally, and Yves Boulais
  • Has a younger brother, Justin, who plays for the Ohio State men’s tennis team
  • Enjoys watching movies and hockey, sleeping and cooking
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