ODAC Women's Tennis Players of the Week Archive

2018 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


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2017 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


May 1, 2017
Lewis, a freshman from Dinwiddie, Va., won twice at #1 singles and two more times at #2 doubles as Bridgewater went 1-1 against conference opponents to solidify its spot in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Lewis and teammate Shannon Quinn earned an 8-6 win over Randolph-Macon's top duo before Lewis turned in a 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-7) victory in top-flight singles action two secure two points in a 6-3 setback to R-MC. Lewis was back at it in a 9-0 win over Virginia Wesleyan as she won 6-2, 6-1 in singles play and joined Quinn for an 8-1 triumph in doubles.

April 24, 2017
Henderson, a senior from Abingdon, Va., went 4-0 combined at #1singles and #1 doubles to help the Maroons to a pair of ODAC victories. Henderson and partner Colette Wibaut earned an 8-0 victory in doubles play against Hollins and an 8-4 win against Virginia Wesleyan. Henderson then improved her ODAC record to 4-5 and her mark at #1 singles to 7-7 with a 6-3, 6-2 victory versus VWC. Henderson and Wibaut are now 10-5 overall and 5-4 versus conference foes.

April 17, 2017
Johnson, a freshman from Shakopee, Minn., put together a 6-0 week at #4 and #5 singles and #3 doubles as she helped Hollins rattled off three team victories including a pair of wins in conference play. Johnson and partner Casey Mahan claimed all three doubles wins at the third flight in HU's 6-3 win over Sweet Briar, 9-0 victory over Trinty (D.C.), and 5-4 triumph over Shenandoah. They won 8-1 over SBC, 8-0 against TU, and 8-3 in the week-capper versus SU. Johnson posted a pair of wins at #5 singles and one at the fourth flight, and dropped only four games in doing so. She won 6-1, 6-0 over SBC at #5 and duplicated the effort at #4 singles against Trinity. She finished her week with a 6-1, 6-1 triumph at #5 over Shenandoah.

April 10, 2017
Kiser, a freshman from Mt. Solon, Va., went 5-1 between play at #2 singles and #1 doubles to help the Eagles post three conference wins. Kiser and partner Nicole Shifflett went 2-1 in top-flight doubles action. They won 8-3 and 8-4 over Hollins and Shenandoah before fall to Emory & Henry, 8-4. Kiser dropped just five games in winning three times at #2 singles. She defeated her opponent from Hollins, 6-0, 6-1, and then added 6-0, 6-0 and 6-2, 6-1 victories over Shenandoah and E&H, respectively. Bridgewater defeated Hollins, 8-1, Shenandoah, 8-1, and Emory & Henry, 7-2.

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2016 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


April 25, 2016
Hill, a freshman from Canton, Ohio, participated in all six of Washington and Lee's matches last week, going 10-0 between #2 singles and #1 doubles in the process. The Generals went 5-1 during that stretch. In singles action, the 11th-ranked player in the ITA's Atlantic South Region won 6-1, 6-0 over Christopher Newport and then trounced the nation's 29th-ranked player, John Hopkins' Megumi Chen, 6-4, 6-2. She followed that with a win over Randolph-Macon, 6-2, 6-2, and then capped her singles performances with a 6-0, 6-0 triumph over Virginia Wesleyan. In doubles play, Hill and partner Brooke Donnelly form the 22nd-ranked team in the NCAA Division III. They went 6-0, picking wins over CNU (8-4), JHU (8-4), R-MC (8-0), VWC (8-0), Shenandoah (8-0), and Emory & Henry (8-2). Hill is currently 11-5 overall this spring in singles action, including 6-0 against ODAC foes. She and Donnelly are 14-3 in doubles player overall and 7-0 in league play.

April 18, 2016
Grice, a junior Hoover, Ala., helped the regionally 14th-ranked Yellow Jackets to a pair of ODAC wins to remain unbeaten this spring. Grice won both of her #1 singles matches against Bridgewater and Virginia Wesleyan, securing 6-0, 6-0 scores in both contests. She and teammate Gaby Tersigni won 8-3 and 8-1 at #2 doubles, helping R-MC to final team wins of 8-1 and 9-0, respectively.

April 11, 2016
Mazzari, a freshman from San Remo, Italy, helped Emory & Henry to a 1-1 team showing by going 4-0 between her matches at #1 singles and #1 doubles. Mazzari was responsible for two points in the Wasps' 6-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan. She won 6-0, 6-1 in singles action, and then partner with Savanna Summers to win 8-0 in doubles play. The duo were back at it against Randolph-Macon as they posted an 8-6 triumph over Randolph-Macon. Mazzari took the top flight singles match as well, winning 6-0, 6-2. Mazzari is now 12-0 in all singles matches and 10-2 overall in doubles play. She and Summers are 8-1 when paired together.

April 4, 2016
Fleenor, a sophomore from Chattanooga, Tenn., helped keep the 13th-ranked Generals rolling with two more wins last week, including an ODAC triumph and a national-ranked showdown. Fleenor competed at #3 singles and #2 doubles as the Generals took down nationally 18th-ranked Mary Washington, 5-4, to start the week. Fleenor defeated the 41st-rated singles player in the country, Shelby Harris, 7-6, 6-4. She and Rachel Hicks scored an 8-4 victory in doubles action. Fleenor moved to #2 singles and #1 doubles in the Generals 6-3 win over Roanoke. She won 6-2, 6-0 in singles play and joined Brooke Donnelly for an 8-1 doubles win.

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2015 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


April 27, 2015
Meighan, a senior from McLean, Va., put together a 3-0 week that included singles and doubles wins over Sweet Briar in the ODAC quarterfinals. Meighan, ranked third on the Atlantic South Region singles players charts by the ITA, started her week with a win at #1 singles over regionally fifth-ranked Sewanee. She topped Bronte Goodhue 6-0, 6-1, who is the fifth ranked singles player in the Atlantic South. Meighan and partner Patricia Kirkland, the top tandem in the region, took down Goodhue and Lindsey Liles, 8-6, the third-rated duo by the ITA. In the quarterfinals, Meighan and Kirkland won 8-0 over SBC in #1 doubles play. Her match against Caitlin Delmas at #1 singles went unfinished.

April 20, 2015
Lewis, a senior from Kingston, Jamaica, helped the WildCats to a 3-0 week by going 6-0 in all competions, each of which came against ODAC competition. Lewis was 3-0 at #5 singles and 3-0 at #3 doubles with partner Tiandre Forde, giving the WildCats six points towards wins over Hollins (7-2), Lynchburg (9-0) and Virginia Wesleyan (6-3). In singles action, Lewis earned a 1-6, 6-4, 10-8 win over Hollins, a 6-4, 6-4 triumph over Lynchburg, and a 6-1, 6-1 victory over VWC. She and Forde posted 8-5, 8-6, and 8-1 wins in doubles play, respectively.

April 13, 2015
Coffee, a senior from Plano, Texas, put together a strong week from the top flights and helped lead Hollins to a 2-1 week against ODAC competition. Coffee was 3-0 at #1 singles and 2-1 splitting time at #1 and #2 doubles as HU defeated Virginia Wesleyan (7-2) and Guilford (5-4) in addition to a loss against Roanoke (8-1). Coffee won 6-3, 6-1, in singles play against the Maroons, adding 6-0, 6-0 and 6-1, 6-2, triumphs over VWC and GC, respectively. She and Tiffany Hodges fell to Roanoke (8-3) at #1 singles, but rebounded for an 8-4 over VWC at the top flight. Coffee was then joined by Amelia Verkerk in an 8-3 win over the Quakers at #2 doubles. Hollins' 2-1 week moved them from the bottom position to seventh in the league standings.

April 6, 2015
Meighan, a senior from McLean, Va., helped lead the Generals to a pair of wins last week, including a matchup of nationally top-10 ranked programs by the ITA. In a 5-2 win over Roanoke, Meighan won 6-1, 6-0, at #1 singles. The 10th-ranked Generals then hosted #2 Johns Hopkins University. W&L came out on top, 5-4. Meighan and Patricia Kirkland, the third-rated duo in the Atlantic South Region, bested Ashnaa Rao and Shannon Henderson, 8-5, in #1 doubles action. Rao and Henderson are slotted sixth in the region. Meighan and Rao then squared off at #1 singles. Meighan, ranked sixth in the region, took down the Atlantic South's top-ranked singles player in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, to cap her day.

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2014 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


April 21, 2014
McDonald, a freshman from Richmond, Va., put together a 5-0 week in helping Randolph-Macon to a 3-0 week that included a 5-0 win over Shenandoah to move on to the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament. She competed at #3 singles and #1 doubles all week, going 2-0 in singles play. She defeated her singles opponents from Guilford (6-1, 6-0) and Bridgewater (6-2, 6-4) and was leading 6-1, 5-0 against SU when the match was ended due to reaching a point of completion. McDonald and partner Angelina Sportelli went 3-0 at #1 doubles, boasting wins of 8-1, 8-6 and 8-2 over their opponents from GC, BC and SU.

April 14, 2014
Ogunshina, a senior from Baltimore, Md., helped the Yellow Jackets to four ODAC team match victories as she went 8-0 last week. R-MC defeated Sweet Briar (8-1), Randolph (7-2), Shenandoah (7-2) and Hollins (9-0). Ogunshina opened with a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles against SBC. Shen then played out of the No. 4 spot against Randolph and Shenandoah, posting wins of 6-2, 6-2 and 6-2, 6-1. She returned to the third flight against Hollins, winning 6-1, 6-0. Ogunshina and teammate Kelsie Grice paired for four wins at No. 2 doubles, winning 8-0, 9-7, 8-0 and 8-0, sequentially.

April 7, 2014
Di Michele, a freshman from San Remo, Italy, went 4-0 last week to help the Wasps to a 1-1 showing with just four team players in each match. Di Michele won 6-2, 6-3 at #1 singles against Virginia Wesleyan. She and teammate Lauren Riner took down the Marlins' #1 duo, 8-3, in doubles action. Di Michele and Riner won by the same score at #1 doubles against Guilford. Di Michele dropped just one game in winning at #1 singles (6-0, 6-1), helping E&H to a 6-3 team win. Di Michele is currently 11-1 overall and 6-1 in the ODAC at #1 singles this season.

March 31, 2014
Velazco, a sophomore from Barquisimeto, Venezuela, went 6-0 individually as the WildCats won three matches. In a 6-0 win over Southern Virginia, Velazco won 6-1, 6-1 at #3 singles and joined partner Jenna Sweet in an 8-3 win at #2 doubles. In a 5-3 win over Emory & Henry on Friday, Velazco and Sweet won 8-4 at #2 doubles, with Velazco winning 6-4, 6-0 at #3 singles. in an 8-1 win over Virginia Wesleyan, Velazco moved up to #2 singles and posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory. She and Sweet won 8-3 at #2 doubles.

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2013 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


April 22, 2013
Smith, a freshman from Locust Valley, N.Y., helped the Maroons advance to the ODAC Tournament semifinals with 2-0 record at #3 singles and a 1-1 mark at #1 doubles. In a 5-4 regular season-ending win over Bridgewater, Smith won 6-1, 6-1 in singles play before falling 8-4 in doubles action with teammate Laura Dodson. The duo rebounded for an 8-2 win over Randolph College at #1 doubles in the ODAC quarterfinals. Smith also won her #3 singles match against the WildCats, 6-3, 6-0, to help the Maroons to a 5-0 team win.

April 15, 2013
Gordon, a junior from Winchester, Va., helped the Eagles to a 3-0 record against ODAC teams last week as Bridgewater defeated Sweet Briar, Virginia Wesleyan and Emory & Henry. Gordon posted a 6-0, 6-0 triumph at #1 singles against SBC, and then won 6-2, 6-1 from the top flight versus VWC. Against E&H, she won at #1 singles, 6-2, 6-2. Gordon was also 3-0 at #1 doubles, joining teammate Marla O'Bryan in topping SBC, 8-2, VWC, 9-8, and E&H, 8-3. Gordon is 15-2 this spring in singles action, all from the top flight. She's 8-2 against league opponents. Gordon is 15-3 in doubles action, all from the #1 position.

April 8, 2013
Wingate, a junior from Independence, Va., went 4-0 between play at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles with teammate Taylor Evans in two matches played last week. She won 6-1, 6-1 in singles and 8-1 in doubles in a 5-4 loss to Sweet Briar. In a 5-4 win over Guilford, Wingate won 6-4, 6-4 in singles play and 8-5 in doubles action. Wingate is 9-6 overall at #1 singles and 8-6 at #1 doubles when partnered with Evans.

April 1, 2013
Meighan, a sophomore from McLean, Va., went 4-0 during the Generals 3-0 week. In a 9-0 win over Randolph, Meighan posted a straight set win at #1 singles and teamed with Cameron Dorsey for an 8-2 triumph and #1 doubles. In a 7-2 victory against #7 Carnegie Mellon, Meighan topped Chelsie Motie 6-3, 6-0. Motie is the seventh-ranked player in the Atlantic South Region. Meighan and Patricia Kirkland posted an 8-2 win at #1 doubles, defeating the region's eighth-ranked tandem in Motie and Brynn Raschke. Meighan, the fifth-ranked singles player in the region, is 13-4 overall and 9-2 in dual matches this season. She and Kirkland, who top the ITA's Atlantic South Region doubles rankings, are 15-3 overall and 11-1 in dual matches.

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2012 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


April 16, 2012
Bergey, a sophomore from Harrisonburg, Va., stayed red-hot in singles and doubles action to help lead the Bridgewater Eagles women’s tennis team to a perfect 3-0 week on the courts. The sophomore opened the week with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Roanoke’s Corbin Leitch before posting a 6-1, 6-0 triumph on Saturday against Guilford’s Natalie Sutton. On Sunday, Bergey bumped up to number one singles and claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win over Virginia Wesleyan’s Jordan Hill. In doubles action, Bergey also went unbeaten with teammate Katie Gordon at number one doubles. Against Roanoke, the tandem picked up an 8-3 victory before posting an 8-1 win on Saturday against Guilford. Bergey and Gordon closed out the week with an 8-1 win at Virginia Wesleyan.

April 9, 2012
Montoya, a junior from Delicias, Mexico, picks up her second weekly award after leading Hollins to three victories last week. She was nearly perfect in top flight singles and doubles action. Against Mary Baldwin, Montoya won 6-0, 6-1 in singles play and teamed with sister Patricia Montoya for an 8-1 win in doubles competition. Against Sweet Briar, Karen won 6-0, 6-0 and 8-0 in singles and doubles action against the Vixens. She capped her week with 6-0, 6-1 and 8-4 wins against Southern Virginia. Montoya is now 12-0 in singles play this spring, all but two coming from the No. 1 singles position.

April 2, 2012
Bergey, a sophomore from Harrisonburg, Va., led the Bridgewater Eagles women’s tennis team to a 3-0 week on the courts by running up a perfect 6-0 combined week with three wins in singles and doubles action. Bergey opened the week with a 6-0, 6-0 win at number two against Lynchburg before rolling to a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Randolph. The sophomore rounded out the week with a 6-0, 6-0 victory on Saturday at Emory & Henry. With doubles teammate Katie Gordon at number one, Bergey picked up an 8-4 victory against the Hornets before rolling to back-to-back 8-1 wins on Friday and Saturday against Randolph and Emory & Henry, respectively. Bergey has now won five straight matches in singles play and three in a row in doubles.

March 27, 2012
Kirkland, a freshman from Charleston, S.C., was nearly unscathed against some of the best competition in the country at the Fab Five Tournament this past week. Against top-ranked Williams, she won her No. 6 singles contest 2-6, 7-5, 10-4 before falling 6-8 in No. 2 doubles. Against seventh-ranked Tufts, Kirkland helped the Generals to a team-win with a 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 victory at No. 4 singles. She went on to post an 8-5 triumph at No. 3 doubles. In the Generals' final match against fourth-ranked Emory, Kirkland won at No. 3 doubles 8-3, but her singles match went unfinished in the shortened affair.

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2011 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


April 18, 2011
Gordon, a freshman from Winchester, Va., turned in a strong week for the Bridgewater Eagles women’s tennis team, propelling the Eagles to a 2-1 week, including a victory in Sunday’s ODAC Quarterfinal matchup against Guilford. Gordon opened the week with a loss to Roanoke’s Laura Dodson by a 6-3, 7-5 tally, before recovering for a 6-1, 7-5 win over 2010 ODAC first teamer Karen Montoya (Hollins) on Thursday. Gordon closed out the week with a 6-0, 6-1 win to help propel the Eagles to a 5-1 victory over Guilford. On the week, Gordon went 2-1 in doubles play with freshman teammate Katy Bergey at number one doubles.

April 11, 2011
Taylor, a freshman from Springfield, Va., picks up her second weekly honor after a week that included a pair of singles wins over regionally-ranked opponents. Taylor, competing at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles over the past week, went 4-0 overall in singles action and 2-2 in doubles play. She opened the week with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Washington and Lee's Lauren Lukas, currently the 19th-ranked singles player in the Atlantic South Region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Taylor continued her week with singles and doubles victories over Emory & Henry (6-1, 6-0 and 8-4) and Southern Virginia (6-1, 6-1 and 8-2). She capped her week with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Courtney Goimarac from Mary Washington, the 17th-rated player in the region. For the season, Taylor tops the ODAC singles win-loss records with a 15-0 mark, all from the No. 1 ladder position. She is currently ranked 20th in the region. The new ITA rankings are set to be released on April 14.

April 4, 2011
Snyder, a junior from Highland Heights, Ohio, helped lead the No. 9 Generals to a 6-3 win over No. 8 Carnegie Mellon on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center. Playing No. 3 singles, Snyder defeated CMU’s Alexandra Tapak in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. In doubles, she partnered with junior Ellen Yeatman to top the CMU duo of Jennifer Chui and Alexandra Tapak, 8-2, for W&L’s only doubles victory of the match.

March 28, 2011
Wilson, a freshman from Lynchburg, Va., remained hot in the Spring with a 3-0 week at No. 4 singles and a perfect 3-0 week in No. 3 doubles to help pace the Bridgewater Eagles to an unbeaten week in women’s tennis action. She opened the week with a 6-2, 7-5 win against Southern Virginia, before rolling to a 6-2, 6-1 win against the Vixens of Sweet Briar. Finally, Wilson earned a 7-5, 6-0 win on Saturday against Virginia Wesleyan. Wilson also teamed with Olivia Stone to go unbeaten in doubles action with 8-3, 8-4 and 8-1 victories, respectively. Currently, the freshman is riding a 10 match unbeaten streak in singles play, and a six match winning streak in doubles action.

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2010 Women's Tennis Players of the Week


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