The St. Thomas women’s tennis team had an outstanding winning season that propelled them into the playoffs.
Overall, the Tommies went 15-3 and succeeded in the
conference with an 8-2 record. The women started the
year with an impressive 14-0 run before they eventually
lost to Carleton.
The Tommies also got the opportunity to travel to South
Carolina, along with the St. Thomas Men’s Tennis Team,
for a tournament in Hilton Head where they beat all four
of their competitors.
This year, the women’s tennis team welcomed many freshman. Among them were twin doubles partners Taylor and
Paige McLeod, who won a state prep doubles championship in high school and carried on their skill and love for
the game throughout this season for the Tommies. The
pair went 18-3 overall and 9-1 in the conference.
Another freshman, Maria Wright, enjoyed her first college season as a Tommie. She says, “I am so glad I got
involved in a sport at UST. Your teammates truly become
your family and being on the team was a great way for me
to meet new people.
Five St. Thomas women were honored on the All-MIAC
women’s tennis team including senior Paige Becher,
juniors Caitlin Bakke and Jenna Zimmerman, and the
Overall, the Tommies had an outstanding season this
year, and only look forward to improving for next season.
“I AM SO GLAD I GOT INVOLVED IN A SPORT AT UST.
YOUR TEAMMATES TRULY BECOME YOUR FAMILY.”
- MARIA WRIGHT ‘ 20
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