‘Tennis Championships’ Category

Brittany Berckes and Alicia Menezes Repeat As NCAA Doubles Champions, Finicane Wins Singles Crown

Brittany Berckes and Alicia Menezes of Amherst College successfully defended their 2007 NCAA Doubles Title by defeating Kristin Cobb and Marta Drane of Denison University 6-4, 6-3 at the 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Berckes and Menezes defeated Tshema Nash and Sabra Rogers of Emory University in […]

Siobhan Finicane Is The 2008 NCAA Singles Champion

Siobhan Finicane of Pomona-Pitzer outlasted Cary Gibson of Williams 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 to be crowned the 2008 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Singles Champion on Sunday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Finicane was ahead 5-2 in the second set before Gibson battled back to win the second set 7-5. Finicane regained […]

Video Highlights From Day 2 of the Individual

Gustavus student Jessie Doig is doing a video recap of each day at the championships. Jessie’s piece includes highlights of matches during the day and interviews with coaches and players. Watch Video

The Stage Is Set For The Final Day Of The 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships

The stage is set for the final day of the 2008 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Top-seed singles player Siobhan Finicane will face fifth-seed Cary Gibson at noon (CDT), while the doubles semifinal round will be played at the same time. The doubles final is slated […]

One Doubles Semifinal Determined

The top half semifinal of the 2008 NCAA Doubles Championships has been determined as Brittany Berckes and Alicia Menezes of Amherst and Sabra Rogers and Tshema Nash of Emory advanced to the next round. Berckes and Menezes defeated Becky Morse-Karzen and Natalia Fugate of the University of Mary Washington 6-0, 7-5. Rogers and Nash defeated […]

It Will Be East vs. West In Singles Final

The final pairing is set for the 2008 NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championships. Top-seed Siobhan Finicane of Pomona-Pitzer prevailed over Grace Baljon of Williams 6-4, 6-0, while fifth-seed Cary Gibson of Williams defeated Meghan McCooey of Tufts 6-3, 6-2. Finicane faced Gibson during the team competition, in which both players split the first two sets […]

Singles Semifinals Are Set

Two players, Cary Gibson and Grace Baljon, from national team champion Williams College advanced to the semifinal round of the NCAA Singles Championships after winning their respective quarterfinal matches. Gibson came back from being a set down to defeat Brittany Berckes 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. After playing a first set that lasted 1 hour 23 minutes […]

The Longest Service Game of the Tournament

Grace Baljon and Lauren Caire are currently in the middle of the longest service game I have ever seen, collegiately or professionally. Baljon is serving at 5-5 in the first set and must be at Deuce #10, at the very least. It would be one thing if this is this was in the early stages […]

Battles Have Begun In Quarterfinal Singles Action

In the early stages of each quarterfinal matchup at the 2008 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships games are close, as deuce is echoed on every court by chair umpires during each service game. No match is separated by more than one service break with every player playing from the baseline with the occasional net […]

Video Highlights From First Day Of NCAA Individual Tournament

Gustavus student Jessie Doig is doing a video recap of each day at the championships. Jessie’s piece includes highlights of matches during the day and interviews with coaches and players. Watch the Video