Weaver Named Assistant Men's & Women's Tennis CoachApril Weaver, one of the most decorated student-athletes in the history of the Washington College women's tennis program, was recently hired as an assistant men's and women's tennis coach at her alma mater.
Hubert & Pant Lead Shorewomen at ITA Southeast Regional ChampionshipsSophomore MP Hubert (Riviera, Texas/Incarnate Word Academy) and junior Kiran Pant (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) reached the final of Blue 2 Doubles to lead the Washington College women’s tennis team at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships, hosted by Mary Washington, yesterday and today.
Four Shorewomen Named All-Centennial ConferenceFour student-athletes from the Washington College women’s tennis team have earned All-Centennial Conference honors in a vote conducted by the conference’s head coaches. In addition, the conference’s All-Sportsmanship Team and Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the sport were announced.
#39 Shorewomen Advance to Centennial Final with 5-1 Win Over SwarthmoreThe Washington College women’s tennis team, ranked 39th in Division III and eighth in the Atlantic South region, defeated Swarthmore, ranked 16th in the region, 5-1 in a Centennial Conference women’s tennis semifinal today at Johns Hopkins. The Shorewomen advanced to tomorrow’s championship match and improved to 15-3 overall with the win, while the Garnet end the season with a 9-7 record.
Shorewomen Cruise Past McDaniel, 8-1, to Finish Regular SeasonThe Washington College women’s tennis team, ranked 39th in Division III and eighth in the Atlantic South region, completed its regular season with an 8-1 Centennial Conference win over host McDaniel College this afternoon in Westminster, Md. The Shorewomen improved to 13-3 overall and finish conference play with a 9-1 record for the second straight year. McDaniel fell to 2-14 and 0-10 with the loss to end its season.
#40 Shorewomen Bring Down Bullets, 8-1The 40th-ranked Washington College women’s tennis team secured a first-round bye in the upcoming Centennial Conference Tournament this afternoon as the Shorewomen, who are also ranked eighth in the Atlantic South region, defeated visiting Gettysburg, 8-1, this afternoon. The Shorewomen improved to 12-3 overall and 8-1 in conference matches with the win, while the Bullets fell to 6-10 and 4-4 with the loss.
Shorewomen Blank Fords, 9-0, to Clinch Tournament Spot40th-ranked host Washington College clinched a spot in the upcoming Centennial Conference Tournament with a 9-0 win over visiting Haverford College in women’s tennis action this afternoon at Schottland Tennis Center.
#11 Blue Jays Hand #40 Shorewomen First Centennial Loss, 8-1In a match between the last two women’s tennis teams unbeaten in Centennial Conference matches this season, 11th-ranked host Johns Hopkins topped visiting 40th-ranked Washington College, 8-1, this afternoon. The Blue Jays, who are also ranked fourth in the Atlantic South region, improved to 10-4 overall and 6-0 in conference matches with the win. The Shorewomen, ranked eighth in the region, dropped to 10-3 and 6-1 with the loss.
#40 Shorewomen Drop Mules, 8-1The Washington College women’s tennis team, ranked 40th in Division III and eighth in the Atlantic South region, topped host Muhlenberg, 8-1, in a Centennial Conference match this evening in Allentown, Pa. The Shorewomen, now 10-2 overall, remained undefeated in conference play, improving to 6-0, with the win. The Mules fell to 1-7 and 0-5 with the loss.
#40 Shorewomen Shoo Away Owls, 6-3The Washington College women’s tennis team, ranked 40th in Division III and eighth in the Atlantic South region, posted a 6-3 Centennial Conference win over visiting Bryn Mawr this afternoon at Schottland Tennis Center. The Shorewomen improved to 9-2 overall and remained unbeaten in conference play at 5-0 with the victory.
Rachel Martinez - Shorewoman of the WeekSophomore tennis player Rachel Martinez is this week's Shorewoman of the Week. Martinez went 2-0 at No. 3 singles and 2-0 at No. 2 doubles as the Shorewomen won a pair of hard-fought matches over regionally-ranked opponents last week.
#40 Shorewomen Ground Sea Gulls, 6-3Visiting Washington College, the 40th-ranked team in Division III and eighth-ranked team in the Atlantic South region, posted a 6-3 non-conference women’s tennis victory over host Salisbury, the region’s ninth-ranked team, this afternoon. The Shorewomen ran their record to 8-2 with the win, while the Sea Gulls dropped to 13-5 with the loss.
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#40 Shorewomen Improve to 4-0 in Centennial with 6-3 Win at SwarthmoreVisiting Washington College, ranked 40th in Division III and eighth in the Atlantic South region, improved to 7-2 overall remained unbeaten in Centennial Conference play at 4-0 with a 6-3 women’s tennis win over host Swarthmore College, ranked 13th in the region, today. The Garnet fell to 3-5 and 1-1 with the loss.
#40 Shorewomen Send Diplomats Away, 8-1Host Washington College, ranked 40th in Division II and eighth in the Atlantic South region, improved to 6-2 overall and 2-0 in Centennial Conference matches with an 8-1 win over visiting Franklin & Marshall today inside the Johnson Fitness Center. The Diplomats dropped to 2-7 and 1-1 with the loss.
#11 Tartans Best #40 Shorewomen, 9-0In a non-conference match between two nationally-ranked women’s tennis teams, host Carnegie Mellon (ranked 11th in Division III, third in the Atlantic South region) defeated visiting Washington College (40th in Division III, eighth in the region), 9-0, this afternoon. The Tartans improved to 12-5 with the win, while the Shorewomen fell to 5-2 with the loss.
#40 Shorewomen Best Bears, 8-1, for Fifth Straight WinThe 40th-ranked Washington College women’s tennis team won its fifth straight match this afternoon, rolling past host Ursinus, 8-1, in Centennial Conference action. The Shorewomen, who are also ranked 10th in the Atlantic South region, improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in conference matches with the win, while the Bears, who are ranked 16th in the region, fell to 6-2 and 0-1.
#40 Shorewomen Sweep Red Devils, 9-0Host Washington College, ranked 40th in Division III and 10th in the Atlantic South region, topped visiting Dickinson College, 9-0, in the Centennial Conference women’s tennis opener for both teams this afternoon at Schottland Tennis Center. The Shorewomen improved to 4-1 overall with the win, while the Red Devils took their first loss and dropped to 3-1.
Weaver Reaches 100 Wins as Shorewomen Knock Off #32 Vassar, 6-3Senior April Weaver reached 100 career combined singles and doubles wins as the Washington College women’s tennis team defeated a nationally-ranked team for the second time in as many days, besting 32nd-ranked Vassar, 6-3, today in a match played at University High School in Irvine, Calif.
Shorewomen Upend #38 La Verne, 8-1The Washington College women’s tennis team opened its Spring Break trip to California with a win over a nationally-ranked team as the Shorewomen upended 38th-ranked host University of La Verne, 8-1, today. La Verne was also ranked fifth in the West region, while the Shorewomen are currently ranked 10th in the Atlantic South.
April Weaver - Shorewoman of the WeekSenior tennis player April Weaver is this week's Shorewoman of the Week. Weaver went 2-0 at No. 1 singles last week, including a win over a nationally-ranked player.
Shorewomen Top Seahawks, 8-1, for First WinThe Washington College women’s tennis team, ranked 10th in the Atlantic South region, evened its season record at 1-1 with an 8-1 win over host St. Mary’s College of Maryland this afternoon. The Seahawks dropped to 1-3 with the loss.
#19 Eagles Prevail Against Shorewomen, 7-2The host Mary Washington women’s tennis team, ranked 19th in Division III and sixth in the Atlantic South region, won at all three doubles spots en route to a 7-2 win over visiting Washington College, ranked 10th in the region, in a non-conference match this afternoon. The Eagles improved to 2-1 with the win, while the Shorewomen dropped their season opener.
Women's Tennis Season PreviewThe 2016 Washington College women’s tennis team returns its entire line-up from last year’s Centennial Conference runner-up finish, but has a new head coach in Jason Ringstad and is now established contender after playing the role of “turnaround team” a year ago.
Washington College Hall of Famer Jean Harshaw Lesko '37 Passes AwayJean Harshaw Lesko '37, who was the second woman ever to be inducted into Washington College's Hall of Fame, passed away yesterday at the age of 98. Lesko had the singular distinction of playing on the men's tennis team long before women's varsity athletics were introduced at the College.
Shorewomen, Weaver to Open Spring Regionally-RankedThe Washington College women's tennis team and senior April Weaver will open the 2015-16 ranked 10th as a team and 20th in singles, respectively, in the Atlantic South region. The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the Fall edition of its national and regional Division III rankings earlier today.
Weaver, Hubert Lead Shorewomen at ITA RegionalsSenior April Weaver advanced to the third round of Championship Draw singles and freshman MP Hubert reached the final of Blue 2 Draw singles as the Washington College women’s tennis team competed at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships, hosted by the University of Mary Washington, yesterday and today.
Weaver 24th in Final Regional Singles RankingsThe final regional and national rankings of the season were published by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) yesterday and rising Washington College senior April Weaver checked in at 24th in the region in singles. As a team, the Shorewomen were ranked 10th in the region.
Weaver, Donn Named Centennial Conference Player, Coach of the YearWashington College junior April Weaver has been named the Centennial Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Year and head coach David Donn has been chosen as the Centennial Conference Coach of the Year in a vote conducted by the conference’s 11 head coaches. Weaver was one of four Shorewomen to earn All-Centennial Conference as the All-Conference teams, Academic Honor Roll, and All-Sportsmanship Team were also announced.