Season In Review, 2017

Season In Review, 2017

by Emily Jodway, Sports Information Student Assistant

Alma, Mich. - The Alma College women's tennis team wrapped up their seasonwith an overall record of 3-14 and 0-8 mark in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association play.

Highlights from the season included an 8-1 victory against Defiance College, in which the Scots only dropped one point, sweeping the Yellow Jackets in doubles play and taking five of six singles matches. Alma also earned victories against Cornerstone University and Concordia University early on in the campaign.

The team will say goodbye to two seniors, including Chloe Ramsey (Vicksburg, Mich./Vicksburg) who posted the team's highest win percentage with a 6-11 record in the No. 4 singles slot. Ramsey teamed up with junior Amy Wood (Grand Rapids, Mich./City High Middle School) in No. 3 doubles play to finish with a team-high doubles record of 4-11.

Fellow senior Claudia Barajas (Holland, Mich./West Ottowa) went 2-14 in No. 1 singles, earning key victories late in the season. She received the Sue Little Sportsmanship Award in the post-season

Among the five new freshman on the team this year, Caroline Ross (Sandusky, Mich./Sandusky) and Jessica Penhale (Ishpeming, Mich./Ishpeming) took on leading roles in the No. 2 and 5 singles spots, with Ross joining Barajas in No. 1 doubles competition as well. Ross finished 4-13 and Penhale 4-7, respectively.