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June 23, 2008

2008-09 Season - 2008-09 WOMEN'S TENNIS PREVIEW

2008-09 AUGUSTANA WOMEN’S TENNIS

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: 323-224 (.590)
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 HOME PHONE: (309) 762-5621
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: 23-22 overall in two season with a 7-5 mark in the CCIW

OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-8986

CELL PHONE: (319) 621-5164

TEAM INFORMATION
2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS: The Vikings finished the year with a 13-10 overall record and a 4-2 mark in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin…The Vikings finished third at the CCIW tournament…Jenna Richardson (Walther Lutheran HS, Bellwood, Ill.) placed fourth at number two singles… Alli Bernardi (Rockford Lutheran HS, Belvidere, Ill.) placed fourth at number three singles…Emily Doemland (Downers Grove South HS, Downers Grove North, Ill.) finished third at number four singles…Kaitlin Kulovitz (Lincoln-Way Central HS, New Lenox, Ill.) at number five and Audrey Yenchek (Wheaton Warrenville South HS, Wheaton, Ill.) at number six each finished second…In doubles, Richardson and Kulovitz were third at number two and Bernardi and Yenchek were second at number three.

  LETTER WINNERS RETURNING (6): Jenna Richardson (Walther Lutheran HS, Bellwood, Ill.), Junior…Team MVP…18-11 singles record…36-21 career record…Played mostly number two doubles…Second team All-CCIW…Tricia Crawford (Decorah HS, Decorah, Iowa), Junior…Second Team All-CCIW…9-15 singles record…Split time at number one and two…Played number one doubles…Alli Bernardi (Rockford Lutheran HS, Belvidere, Ill.), Senior…15-12 singles record while splitting time at number three and four…Led the team with 12 doubles wins…Emily Doemland (Downers Grove South HS, Downers Grove, Ill.), Junior…13-13 singles record…Split time at number three and four…Played number one doubles…Tricia Sapio (Barrington HS, Barrington, Ill.), Sophomore…5-7 singles record playing mostly at number five and six …Sheri Hendricks (Wheaton Warrenville South HS, Wheaton, Ill.), Sophomore…5-5 singles record playing at number five and six.

LETTER WINNERS LOST (2): Kaitlin Kulovitz (Lincoln-Way Central HS, New Lenox, Ill.), Transfer…12-7 singles record playing at number four and five…teamed with Richardson in number two doubles…Audrey Yenchek (Wheaton Warrenville South HS, Wheaton, Ill.), Transfer…8-3 singles record playing at number five and six…Teamed with Bernardi for a 6-2 record in doubles

2007-08 AUGUSTANA SUPERLATIVES

CCIW ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS: Tricia Crawford (2nd team) & Jenna Richardson (2nd team)

CCIW TEAM FINISH: 3rd place at conference tournament with 37 points

INVITATIONAL FINISHES: T-7th place at Whitewater Invitational

MOST SINGLES WINS: Jenna Richardson with 18 (18-11)

MOST DOUBLES WINS: Alli Bernardi with 12 (12-8…6-2 with Audrey Yenchek, 1-1 with Sheri Hendricks, 1-0 with Tricia Sapio…4-5 with Jenna Richardson)

LONGEST SINGLES WINNING STREAK: Jenna Richardson & Emily Doemland (seven in a row)

LONGEST DOUBLES WINNING STREAK: Alli Bernardi and Audrey Yenchek (four in a row)

CCIW PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jenna Richardson (09/25/07)

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: Jenna Richardson

MOST IMPROVED: Sheri Hendricks

MOST INSPIRATIONAL: Emily Doemland

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Tricia Sapio