Sage Women’s Tennis History

  • Program start: 1971
  • Coaches: Jack Boyajian (1993-96-- .478), Cedric Gaddis (2007-2010), Bruce Perry (2010-2013); Tom Fashouer (2014-present)
  • Highlights
    • Two straight appearances to Skyline Conference Tournament (2013, 2014) in addition to appearances in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2016.
    • Program’s first ITA East Regional Tournament semifinalist Kristen Ackerman (2014).
    • Coach Bruce Perry named Skyline Coach of the Year in 2013.
    • Notable athletes
      • Kirsten Ackerman: program’s first three-time Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2012, 2013, 2014); two-time Skyline Conference Player of the Year (2012, 2013).
      • Mackenzie Riley: Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2010); Skyline Conference Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2010).
      • Susan Elizabeth Getchell: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 1993, #1 player 1983-87, competed in the Eastern Collegiate Tennis Tournament all four years.
      • Catherine Tenero Hart—Hall of Fame Member, inducted 1998, player 1978-82, career singles record of 31 wins and 2 losses.
      • Elizabeth Lawrence Russillo: Hall of Fame Member, inducted 2007 player.

      Sage All-Time Skyline Conference All-Stars and Award Winners Women’s Tennis

       

      2009   Christina Gray, Skyline Player of the Year

                  Erika Fitzgerald, First Team

      2010   Mackenzie Riley, First Team

      2011   Isabella Pericone, Second Team

                  Team Sportsmanship Award

      2012   Kirsten Ackerman, First Team, Skyline Player of the Year

                  Mackenzie Riley, First Team

                  Isabella Pericone, Second Team

      2013   Kirsten Ackerman, First Team, Skyline Player of the Year

                  Nicole Riley, First Team

                  Erin Duffy, Second Team

                  Bruce Perry, Skyline Coach of the Year

       2014   Kirsten Ackerman, First Team

                  Erin Duffy, Second Team

                  Katie Schultz, Second Team

      2016     Melissa Estremera, Second Team

                  Shanice Mendoza, Second Team