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July 12, 2010

2010-11 Season - 2010-11 WOMEN'S TENNIS PREVIEW

Sophomore Krista Panko recorded a 16-10 record in singles play during the 2009-10 season when the Vikings finished with a 14-14 record. Panko also won 12 matches in doubles play as well.

GENERAL INFORMATION
NAME: Augustana College
CITY/ZIP: Rock Island, Illinois 61201
FOUNDED: 1860
NICKNAME: Vikings
SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & Gold
HOME COURTS: Lower Campus Courts
ATHLETIC AFFILIATION: NCAA Division III
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
CONFERENCE: College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin
(CCIW)
PRESIDENT: Steven Bahls (Iowa, 1971)
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Mike Zapolski (Pepperdine 1985)
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHONE: (309) 794-7521

WOMEN'S TENNIS HISTORY
FIRST YEAR OF WOMEN'S TENNIS: 1976-77
OVERALL ALL-TIME DUAL MEET RECORD: 351-251 (.583)
CCIW TEAM CHAMPIONS: 1993; 1994; 1996; 1997
AIAW MIDWEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONS: 1979-80
AIAW TOP TEN NATIONAL FINISHES: 3rd in 1979 & 10th in 1981
IAIAW STATE CHAMPIONS: 1977; 1978; 1979

SPORTS INFORMATION
SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR: Dave Wrath
SID OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7265
WRATH’S CELL PHONE: (309) 737-5306
SID FAX: (309) 794-7525
EMAIL ADDRESS: davewrath@augustana.edu
INTERNET ADDRESS: www.augustana.edu
SID MAILING ADDRESS: Dave Wrath, Sports Information Director, Carver PE Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 61201.

COACHING STAFF
HEAD COACH: Adam Strand (Luther College)
STRAND’S RECORD: 51-50 overall in four seasons with a 12-12 mark in the CCIW
OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-8986
CELL PHONE: (319) 621-5164

TEAM INFORMATION
2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS: The Vikings finished the year with a 14-14 overall record and a 2-4 mark in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin…The Vikings finished fourth at the CCIW tournament… Jenna Richardson (Melrose Park Walther Lutheran HS, Bellwood, Ill.) finished fourth at number one singles...Tricia Crawford (Decorah HS, Decorah, Iowa) finished fourth at number two singles... Tricia Sapio (Barrington HS, Hoffman Estates, Ill.) finished fourth at number four singles...Brittany Reece (Neuqua Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.) finished fourth at number five singles...Krista Panko (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) finished fourth at number six singles...Sapio & Panko finished third at number two doubles... Emily Doemland (Downers Grove South HS, Downers Grove, Ill.) & Reece finished third at number three doubles.

LETTER WINNERS RETURNING (6): Sheri Hendricks (Wheaton Warrenville South HS, Wheaton, Ill.), Senior…3-2 in singles...6-8 in doubles... Krista Panko (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.), Sophomore...Newcomer of the Year...16-10 in singles, mostly at number five & six...Fourth in the CCIW at number six singles...12-15 in doubles...Third in the CCIW, with Sapio, at number two doubles... Brittany Reece (Neuqua Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.), Junior...11-15 in singles, mostly at number five...Fourth in the CCIW at number five singles...12-5 in doubles...3rd in the CCIW, with Doemland, at number three doubles... Tricia Sapio (Barrington HS, Barrington, Ill.), Senior...Most Improved... 13-18 in singles, mostly at number two & four...Fourth in the CCIW at number four singles...12-17 in doubles...Third in the CCIW, with Panko, at number two doubles...Justine Stukas (Downers Grove North HS, Downers Grove, Ill.) , Senior...1-0 at number five singles...5-1 in doubles... Meghan Wethington (Geneseo HS, Geneseo, Ill.), Sophomore...9-4 in singles, mostly at number six...5-2 in doubles.

LETTER WINNERS LOST (3): Jenna Richardson (Walther Lutheran HS, Bellwood, Ill.)...Four-time team MVP…2nd team All-CCIW...15-18 in singles...Fourth in the CCIW at number one singles...67-53 career record...Tied for sixth on Augustana’s career wins list...15-17 in doubles, playing with Crawford at number one …Tricia Crawford (Decorah HS, Decorah, Iowa)...Team-high 18 singles wins...18-16 in singles, playing mostly at number two & three...Fourth in the CCIW at number two singles...16-17 in doubles…Emily Doemland (Downers Grove South HS, Downers Grove, Ill.)…16-14 in singles, playing mostly at number three & four...18-12 in doubles...3rd in the CCIW, with Reece, at number three doubles


2009-10 AUGUSTANA SUPERLATIVES
CCIW ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS: Jenna Richardson (2nd team)
CCIW TEAM FINISH: 4th place at conference tournament with 26 points
CCIW “PLAYER OF THE WEEK”: Krista Panko (03/31/10)…Jenna Richardson (05/05/10)
100th CAREER VICTORY: Jenna Richardson (09/01/09 vs. Dubuque)…Emily Doemland (03/28/10 vs. St. Ambrose)
100 WIN CLUB: Jenna Richardson with 125…Emily Doemland with 106
CAREER SINGLES WINS: Jenna Richardson…tied for sixth with 67 (67-53)
CAREER DOUBLES WINS (w/ same partner): Jenna Richardson & Tricia Crawford…tied for ninth with 24 (24-20)
MOST SINGLES WINS: Tricia Crawford with 18 (18-16)
MOST DOUBLES WINS: Emily Doemland with 18 (18-12…7-2 with Brittany Reece, 4-4 with Sheri Hendricks, 3-3 with Krista Panko, 1-2 with Tricia Sapio, 1-1 with Meghan Wethington, 1-0 with Tricia Crawford, and 1-0 with Justine Stukas)
LONGEST SINGLES WINNING STREAK: Krista Panko (seven in a row)
LONGEST DOUBLES WINNING STREAK: Emily Doemland (seven in a row with a total of four partners)
ITA SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD (for 2008-09): Emily Doemland
CCIW ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE (for fall 2009): Tricia Crawford & Emily Doemland
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: Jenna Richardson
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Krista Panko
MOST IMPROVED: Tricia Sapio
MOST INSPIRATIONAL: Tricia Crawford, Emily Doemland, & Jenna Richardson