Campus Notes
November 2002

Mary Ellen Gordon

Julia Scaringe

Megan Muth

Jewel Peterson

Ian Williams

Jan Krejci of BYU-Hawaii and Mary Ellen Gordon of Emory were this year's recipients of the James O'Hara Sportsmanship Award. The award is given each year during the National Small College Tennis Championships to the players who displays outstanding sportsmanship and exemplifies the spirit of college tennis.

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Canisius College has decided to eliminate its programs for Football, Track, Tennis and Rifle. The school cites competitive and economic concerns for the decision.

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The University of Florida women's team used the homecourt advantage to sweep the Flight A titles at the Gator Fall Classic. Julia Scaringe defeated teammate Jennifer Magley, 3-6,6-4,6-0 for the singles, and then the two paired to take the doubles 8-2 over Central Florida's Marieke Gunawan and Julia Pecastaing. In other Flight B, Sihem Bennacer of Miami defeated Ola Luczak of Central Florida, 6-2,6-4 in singles. Natalie Mikolich of Florida teamed with Sara Robbins of Miami for the doubles title over Sihem Bennacer and Esleina Skaza of Miami, 8-6.

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Karin Coetzee of Wake Forest won the top singles draw at the Deacon Classic. Karin defeated teammate Katie Martzolf, 7-6(4),6-3 in the finals. Katie paired with Danielle Schwartz for the doubles final, where they fell to Megan Muth and Amy Wei of William & Mary, 8-2. Nina Kamp of William & Mary edged past Elizabeth Proctor of Wake Forest in Flight B singles, 6-1,3-6,6-1.

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At the San Diego State Fall Classic the hometeam took Flight A singles and doubles as Silvia Tornier defeated Tiffany Eklov of Illinois, 6-2,6-1 for the singles and then joined Indra Erichsen for the doubles win. Pepperdine's Natalie Braverman won the Flight B singles while Anna Andersson took Flight C.

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Freshman Alex Hume of Kentucky won his first collegiate tournament when he took B-1 singles at the USC Invitational.

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Millie West, a participant in William & Mary sports for 39 years, will be inducted into the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Foundation Hall of Fame. Coach West has held various positions within the William & Mary Athletic Department, including coaching women's tennis.

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Southern California senior Jewel Peterson became the first-ever three-time winner of the West Region Championships. This year Jewel won the singles and doubles (with Tiffany Brymer) titles.

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Coaching Changes... Ian Williams, a former standout player from Harvard and the University of Texas, has joined the University of North Carolina men's team as Assistant Coach.

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