Born and raised in San Jose, California and an Archbishop Mitty HS Graduate, Maltby was the #15 prospect in the nation and #2 in California according to TennisRecruiting.com.
Maltby was part of the Texas Tech Women’s tennis team 2015-2019 where she was able to complete one of the most impressive careers in program history with a 5th overall win percentage of .757. During her four years, she went 84-37 in singles and 86-32 in doubles. In singles, she played mostly at the #1 and 2 positions. During her first three years at Texas Tech, the Lady Raiders reached the Elite 8 of the NCAA every year, including a Big XII Title in 2017, where Maltby clinched the win with her decisive singles match at the No. 2 Singles position.
Finding impressive results in her freshmen, sophomore and junior year, Maltby’s senior year campaign is considered one of the most successful in program history. By being the first player in program history to reach the quarterfinals of the NCAA in singles, Maltby was named an ITA All American in 2019. Maltby reached a career high No. 15 in the ITA Singles Rankings.
Some of her awards and honors in 2019 were: 2019 ITA Texas Region Senior of the Year, 2019 ITA Texas Most Improved Senior, 2019 Academic All Big XII First Team, 2019 All Big XII Singles First Team, 2019 Big XII Individual Champion at No. 1 Singles Position and was named the 2019 Big XII Player of the Year.