Tennis Girls

GIRLS TENNIS NCS FINALISTS!

GIRLS TENNIS NCS FINALISTS!

Varsity Girls tennis had an epic run in NCS last week. The team made school history by becoming the only team EVER to reach an NCS Team Championship Finals!!! Seeded 9th going into the event, the Dons went on a 3 match winning streak taking out the 8th (Lick Wilmerding), 1st (Bishop O’Dowd), and 5th (College Prep) seeds en route…

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Girls Tennis in NCS Semi-Finals

Girls Tennis in NCS Semi-Finals

The Girls Varsity Tennis Team is going on another notable and potentially historic run in the NCS Team Championships!! Tomorrow, the Dons will play against College Prep in the semi-finals at 9 am (Saturday, 11/13). Even though the team did a nice tour of the Bay Area playing in their first match against Lick Wilmerding in SF and then against the…

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GIRLS TENNIS HONORS IT’S SENIORS

GIRLS TENNIS HONORS IT’S SENIORS

What a great day Senior Day yesterday and great match against Miramonte!  Thanks to Pam Dawkins for helping bring things together, all the parents for coming out, and to our Seniors Kayli Harley, Ella Morris, and Avery Bahl, for competing well and having a fantastic season! Cheers to them! Even though the Dons lost yesterday it could have gone either…

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GIRLS TENNIS DONS GET REMATCH VICTORY OVER LAS LOMAS KNIGHTS

GIRLS TENNIS DONS GET REMATCH VICTORY OVER LAS LOMAS KNIGHTS

Dons win 5-4 vs. the Las Lomas Knights. It doesn’t get any closer. In Singles, Kit Scheirer (#3 singles) UNLEASHED and pulled off another slick win, AGAIN, in the 3rd set tiebreaker. If I had dime for every time they won in the third, I’d probably have a dollar. For their performance on the day, Kit earned the DONS PLAYER OF THE MATCH on the singles side!…

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GIRLS TENNIS EXTENDS WIN STREAK TO 4

GIRLS TENNIS EXTENDS WIN STREAK TO 4

MAD PROPS go out to the VARSITY GIRLS TENNIS TEAM!  This ACA squad adds a 4th straight shutout to their current winning streak! The Dons win 9-0 vs the College Park Falcons! In singles, Ari Ruczynski and Martha Burns held strong at the number 1 and 2 spots. Kit Scheirer had a battle royal at the 3 spot, edging out a great win…

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Girls Tennis Scores 2 league victories

Girls Tennis Scores 2 league victories

The Dons travelled to Miramonte last week to face-off against the Matadors for the first time this year. Dons win 8-1! In Singles, a lot of the players had to adjust to the slower court surface because of the Matadors’ new courts. It took a little time for most, but eventually everyone found their timing and started to put some wins…

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GIRLS TENNIS: DONS LOSE NAILBITER TO LAS LOMAS

GIRLS TENNIS: DONS LOSE NAILBITER TO LAS LOMAS

Dons lose a close one to the Las Lomas Knights, 4-5. Coach Drew is confident that we will beat them next time! In Singles: Analese Ruczynski fought hard at the one spot and played some of her best tennis of the season. Martha Burns had a tough opponent at number 2 singles. Like real tough. Ella Morris hit some fireballs out there…

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GILRS TENNIS DEFEATS COLLEGE PARK 8-1

GILRS TENNIS DEFEATS COLLEGE PARK 8-1

Well the Dons showed up today and took home their 2nd DAL League victory against College Park. In singles, lines 1-5 (Ruczysnski, Burns, Morris, Condy, and Donner) picked up wins. Condy takes home another Dons Player of the Match Award for hanging tough at line 4. Cate pulled out a nice win 7-6(5), 6-2! Shipley Duff battled hard at line 6 against a…

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Girls Tennis celebrates birthday with a WIN

Girls Tennis celebrates birthday with a WIN

Dons win 8-1 vs Northgate. So many players competed well today from line 1 singles down to EXO doubles matches. It was a great TEAM effort out there and Coach Drew is really proud of everyone. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SHIPLEY DUFF! The cupcakes worked their magic to help capture the victory. Kayli Harley and Emily Berkowitz picked up the Dons…

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