Campus Notes
November 2005

The women's teams of Tulane University and Texas A&M, combined to host the Wells Fargo/Hurricane Katrina Fundraiser. Tulane's Jenny Kuhn won the singles & doubles (with Erika Valdes) draws at the event which raised $5,000. Among those in attendance was former President George Bush. Texas A&M has housed the Tulane tennis teams since the Hurricane.

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Ohio State freshman Angela DiPastina made a clean sweep at the Big Green Invitational when she defeated Harvard's Cindy Chu, 6-3,6-2, for the singles and then teamed with Sonia Ruzimovsky to take the doubles over Princeton's Joanna Roth & Kristin Scott, 8-4.

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Nikola Djordjevic of Hofstra won the top singles title at the Cornell Fall Invitational with a win over Cornell's Peter King, 6-4,6-3.

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At the Hibernia Tennis Classic at Southeastern Louisiana, Pierre Mouillon of Mississippi State and Ilie Babinciuc of Southeastern Louisiana took the top singles titles.

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Baylor's Michal Kokta won the University of Texas Invitational with a 7-6,6-3 victory over Texas' Travis Helgeson.

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The Washington College Tennis Association held its first College Club Tennis Carnival in OCtober. The event, held on the grounds of Trinity University, featured that school's club team as well as teams from George Washington University, Montgomery College. Jody Martin, the Director of the Washington College Club Tennis Program who organized the Carnival hopes to have more schools participating next year.

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Kentucky sophomore Marcus Sundh captured two titles at the Louisville Fall Invitational -- Flight A Singles and Flight A Doubles with Shane Collins.

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The Mississippi State doubles team of Anastasia Kugakolova & Elna de Villiers won the Open Doubles draw at the 20th Annual Robert Alliston Fall Tennis Classic.

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William & Mary men's coach Peter Daub has been named USTA/Virginia Tennis College Coach of the Year by the USTA's Virginia chapter.

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Trophies went to UC Santa Barbara's Marielle Grueinig as well as the Long Beach State doubles team of Katy Williams and Sandra Rocha at the Cal State Fullerton Fall Intercollegiate Tournament. Top-seeded Marielle Grueinig defeated Cal State Northridge's Silvia Gutierrez, 6-2, 6-3 to win the singles. Pepperdine's Merve Asimgil & Jelena Jovic fell in the doubles title to Katy & Sandra, 8-6.

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At the Fresno State Bulldog Classic the following players prevailed in the finals: Flight A-Singles-Mathieu Dehaine/UCLA, Doubles-Chu/Chu-Washington; Flight B-Singles-Tom Liversage/San Diego, Doubles-Cech/Tadevosian-Fresno State

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Former University of Texas-Pan American standout Robert Hubbard has been named to head the men's and women's teams there.

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The Professional Tennis Registry is launching a new program to encourage college students to consider a career in tennis teaching and coaching. PTR on Campus makes PTR certification and membership available and affordable to full time college students who play for their school For more information, contact Geoff Norton at 800-421-6289 or

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Coaching Changes...

Former University of Texas-Pan American standout Robert Hubbard has been named to head the men's and women's teams there... Five year Assistant Coach Bill Potoczny has been given the men's head coach job at Penn State.

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Michal Kokta

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