2017-18 Women's Tennis News

  • Christopher Newport Promotes David Weiner to Head Women's Tennis Coach
    October 16, 2017
    Christopher Newport Director of Athletics Kyle McMullin today announced the promotion of David Weiner to the position of Head Women's Tennis Coach. Weiner will begin duties as head coach of the CNU Women's Tennis team effective immediately.
  • York Junior Rachel Wagner Receives CAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week Award
    October 03, 2017
    York junior Rachel Wagner received CAC Player of the Week accolades after leading the Spartans to a pair of non-conference wins with a 2-0 mark in both singles and doubles. At No. 2 singles, Wagner recorded a 6-0, 6-1 win over Albright's Sir Yenda on Friday and followed that with a 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 win over Catholic's Sarah MacLean on Saturday to finish the fall a perfect 6-0 at the second singles position for York. On Friday, Wagner teamed with sophomore Gina Liguori to earn an 8-0 second singles decision over Albright. The duo earned another 8-0 in Saturday's victory over Catholic. Wagner and Liguori finished the falll 6-0. 
  • Mary Washington Sophomore Rachel Summers Earns CAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week Award
    September 26, 2017
    Mary Washington sophomore Rachel Summers earned CAC Player of the Week accolades after capturing the ITA Southeast Regional singles title on Monday, becoming the first UMW player since 2000 to win the tournament. Summers, the nine seed, defeated Anjali Kashyap of Carnegie Mellon, 7-6 (5), 6-4, in the final. Earlier in the day, she topped Hannah Rosenfield of Carnegie Mellon, 7-5, 6-3. In all, she won six matches over the weekend, including three over seeded players, and won all six matches in straight sets. Summers will advance to the ITA Small College National Championships in October. She becomes the first Eagles to claim the singles flight since Lea Schon in 2000.​
  • Mary Washington's Rachel Summers Wins Southeast Regional Singles Title
    September 25, 2017
    Mary Washington sophomore Rachel Summers won the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Southeast Regional singles championship on Monday at the Battleground, becoming the first UMW player since 2000 to win the bracket.