INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Committee has selected the individuals who will compete in the singles and doubles competition of the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships.

For the individual championships, the national committee will select seven singles players and three doubles teams from each of the four regions. Additionally, the committee would then select the remaining four singles players and four doubles team berths from a national at-large pool. The individual championships shall consist of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. The selection of teams and individuals for the championships is based on win-lost record, strength of schedule and eligibility and availability of student-athletes. 

The team championship will take place May 22-24, and the individual championships May 25- 27, both at The Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and will be hosted by the University of the South and the Chattanooga Sports Commission. 

SINGLES QUALIFIERS (Alphabetical by school):

Camille Smukler, Amherst

Julia Likhansakaia, Bowdoin

Tess Trinka, Bowdoin (At-Large)

Cori Sidell, Carnegie Mellon

Nicholle Torres, Carnegie Mellon

Nithya Kanagasegar, Case Western Reserve

Ariana Iranpour, Chicago

Catherine Allen, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Nicole Tan, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Lauren Hawley, Denison

Bridget Harding, Emory

Michelle Satterfield, Emory

Nancy Benda, Hope

Lauren O’Malley, John Carroll

Ashnaa Rao, Johns Hopkins

Diana Aboubakare, Kenyon

Wiktoria Plawska, Lewis & Clark (At-Large)

Ella Riddle, Linfield

Christina Puccinelli, Middlebury

Caroline Casper, Pomona-Pitzer

Maryann Zhao, Pomona-Pitzer

Sarah Ikioka, Redlands (At-Large)

Clementina Davila, University of the South

Mary Cardone, Southwestern (Texas)

Liza Southwick, Trinity (Texas)

Mina Karamercan, Tufts

Rebecca Ho, Washington U. in St. Louis

Brooke Donnelly, Washington and Lee

Eudice Chong, Wesleyan (Conn.)

Victoria Yu, Wesleyan (Conn.) (At-Large)

Leah Bush, Williams

Juli Raventos, Williams

SINGLES ALTERNATES

First alternate: Lauren Goggin, Augustana (Ill.)
Second alternate: Vanja Babunski, Trinity (Conn.)
Third alternate: Carlee Petro, Birmingham-Southern
Fourth alternate: Megan Humphreys, Wisconsin-Whitewater

DOUBLES QUALIFIERS

Joulia Likhanskaia/Samantha Stalder, Bowdoin (At-Large)

Catherine Allen/Katie Kuosman, Claremont-Mudd Scripps

Nicole Tan/Lindsay Brown, Claremont-Mudd Scripps

Lauren Hawley/Emma Alsup, Denison

Bridget Harding/Katarina Su, Emory

Ashnaa Rao/Mikey Barthelmass, Johns Hopkins

Kait Brogan/Taylor Diffley, Mary Washington (At-Large)

Skylar Schossberger/Katy Hughes, Middlebury (At-Large)

Emily Chen/Maryann Zhao, Pomona Pitzer

Sarah Ikioka/Elizabeth Johnson, Redlands (At-Large)

Rebecca Ho/Kaylan Griffith, Washington U. in St. Louis

Tessa Hill/Brooke Donnelly, Washington and Lee

Eudice Chong/Victoria Yu, Wesleyan (Conn.)

Hannah Atkinson/Chloe Henderson, Williams

Juli Raventos/Linda Shin, Williams

Megan Humphreys/Bridgid McGuire, Wisconsin-Whitewater

DOUBLES ALTERNATES

First alternate: Lauren Louks/Mina Karamercan, Tufts
Second alternate: Kelsey Chen/Camille Smukler, Amherst
Third alternate: Kaysee Orozco/Catherine Blayze, Middlebury
Fourth alternate: Caroline Casper/Arianna Chen, Pomona Pitzer

Any singles player or doubles team that scratches from the tournament will be replaced in sequential order by the published list of alternates.

The draw for the individual championship will be done by the women’s tennis committee and will be released on the last day of the team championship.

The 2016 singles title went to Eudice Chong of Wesleyan (Conn.). Juli Raventos and Linda Shin of Williams College took the doubles title. Emory University is the defending national champion, having defeated Williams 5-4 to claim the team title. For more information about the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, log on to ncaa.com

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