NCAA tennis: DIII women's individual championship selections announced
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Committee has selected the individuals who will compete in the singles and doubles competition of the 2018 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships.
For the individual championships, the national committee has selected seven singles players and three doubles teams from each of the four regions. Additionally, the committee selected the remaining four singles players and four doubles team berths from a national at-large pool. The individual championships shall consist of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. The selection of teams and individuals for the championships is based on win-lost record, strength of schedule, and eligibility and availability of student-athletes.
The team championship will take place May 21-23, and the individual championships May 24-26, both at Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California, and will be hosted by the Claremont McKenna- Harvey- Mudd-Scripps Colleges.
SINGLES QUALIFIERS (Alphabetical by school):
|Nithya Kanagasgar||Case Western Reserve (At-Large)|
|Cori Sidell||Carnegie Mellon|
|Johanna Ranta-Aho||Christopher Newport|
|Briana Hartmann||Gustavus Adolphus|
|Lauren O’Malley||John Carroll|
|Heather Boehm||Middlebury (At Large)|
|Katy Hughes||Middlebury (At-Large)|
|Libby Rickeman||MIT (At-Large)|
|Clementina Davila||University of the South|
|Caroline Kutach||Trinity (Texas)|
|Michelle Fleenor||Washington and Lee|
|Grace Deering||Washington U. in St. Louis|
|Eudice Chong||Wesleyan (Connecticut)|
|Victoria Yu||Wesleyan (Connecticut)|
First alternate: Mary Cardonne, Southwestern (Texas)
Second alternate: Amanda Bandrowski, Hope
Third alternate: Kait Brogan, Mary Washington
Fourth alternate: Rachel Cross, Williams
DOUBLES QUALIFIERS (Alphabetical by school):
|Avery Wagman/Anya Iventisky||Amherst (At-Large)|
|Tess Trinka/Izzy Essi||Bowdoin (At-Large)|
|Cori Siddell/Courtney Ollis||Carnegie Mellon|
|Nithya Kanagasegar/Madeleine Paolucci||Case Western Reserve|
|Claire Handa/Marjorie Atohi||Chicago|
|Lindsay Brown/Nicole Tan||Claremont-Mudd-Scripps|
|Catherine Allen/Caroline Cox||Claremont-Mudd-Scripps|
|Ysabel Gonzales Rico/Bridget Harding||Emory|
|Kait Brogan/Ashley Barrow||Mary Washington|
|Skylar Schossberger/Katy Hughes||Middlebury (At-Large)|
|Elysa Kohrs/Libby Rickeman||MIT (At-Large)|
|Sarah Ikioka/Elizabeth Johnson||Redlands|
|Mina Karamercan/Otilia Popa||Tufts|
|Eudice Chong/Victoria Yu||Weslyan (Connecticut)|
|Juli Raventos/Julia Cancio||Williams|
|Bridgid McGuire/Jillian Wallace||Wisconsin-Whitewater|
First alternate: Grace Deering/Ally Persky, Washington U. in St. Louis
Second alternate: Clementina Davila/Catherine Owen, Sewanee
Third alternate: Diana Aboubakare/Eriak Oku, Kenyon
Fourth alternate: Lauren Hawley/Emma Alsup, Denison
Any singles player or doubles team that scratches from the tournament will be replaced in sequential order by the published list of alternates.
The draw for the individual championship will be done by the women’s tennis committee and will be released on the last day of the team championship.
The 2017 singles title went to Eudice Chong of Wesleyan (Connecticut). Eudice Chong and Victoria Yu of Wesleyan (Connecticut) took the doubles title. Williams College is the defending national champion, having defeated Emory 5-4 to claim the team title. For more information about the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, log on to ncaa.com.