2011-12 Women's Tennis Headlines

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    June 12, 2012
    Women's Tennis Looks Back at Impressive 2011-12 Season The 2011-12 Santa Clara women’s tennis team saw many firsts this year from the beginning of preseason in September to the postseason at the NCAA Singles Championship in May. With program history made and records broken, the goals and expectations are set high for next season’s squad.
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    May 23, 2012
    Battling To Third Set, Katie Le Falls In Santa Clara's First-Ever NCAA Women's Singles Championship Match Making history Wednesday by playing in Santa Clara’s first-ever NCAA Women's Singles Championship match, Bronco sophomore Katie Le pushed it to a third set in singles with a thrilling second-set victory, but couldn’t hold on and lost 6-7(4), 7-5 and 0-6 to No. 37 Abigail Tere-Apisah of Georgia State.
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    May 21, 2012
    Katie Le to Play in Santa Clara's First-Ever NCAA tournament Singles Match Wednesday All Bronco fans eyes are expected to be turned to the NCAA website at 8 am on Wednesday when Santa Clara sophomore Katie Le takes to the courts in Santa Clara's first-ever NCAA Championship Singles match. Le will play Abigail Tere-Apisah of Georgia State at 8 am (Pacific) on Wed., May 22 in Athens, Ga. at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.
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    May 10, 2012
    Agra's Life-Long Tennis Experiences World-Wide Pay Off With All-WCC Honors Playing on one of the top doubles teams in the West Coast Conference, junior Jessica Agra received First Team All-WCC in doubles this season with sophomore Katie Le as a part of the Bronco women’s tennis team. Following her outstanding recognition, she sat down with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCU) to share a different side of her athletic adventure. Agra talked about how she first fell in love with tennis and how she pursued her tennis career internationally to receive a Division I scholarship.
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    May 02, 2012
    Le Named WCC Player of the Year; Three Receive All-WCC Honors Setting the tone from the start of the fall season, Santa Clara University sophomore Katie Le was named the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year on Wednesday. Based on overall season performance and the results from the WCC Championships, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team collected four West Coast Conference honors from the WCC coaches’ vote as well.
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    May 02, 2012
    WCC Player of the Year Katie Le Grabs School’s First-Ever Individual Bid to NCAA Tournament Learning earlier Wednesday she was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, Santa Clara sophomore Katie Le got an even bigger surprise later when Bronco head coach Ben Cabell called to tell the Milpitas native that she received an at-large bid the NCAA Tournament in singles. It is the first-ever individual bid for a men’s or women’s tennis player at Santa Clara.
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    April 27, 2012
    No. 5 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 1 Pepperdine in WCC Championship Semi-Finals The Santa Clara women’s tennis fell to No. 38 Pepperdine by a score of 4-1 in the semifinal match of the West Coast Championships in San Diego, Calif. on Friday, April 27.
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    April 26, 2012
    No. 5 Women's Tennis Upsets No. 4 LMU 4-0; Play No. 1 Pepperdine Tomorrow After ending No. 8 Gonzaga’s WCC Championship run yesterday, No. 5 Santa Clara put up another convincing 4-0 win to upset No. 4 Loyola Marymount in San Diego, Calif. today. The Broncos move on to the semifinal match against No. 1 Pepperdine on Friday, April 27 at 12:30 p.m.
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    April 25, 2012
    No. 5 Women's Tennis Sweeps by No. 8 Gonzaga; Play No. 4 LMU Thursday At the West Coast Championships, the No. 5 seeded Santa Clara women's tennis team swept past No. 8 Gonzaga 4-0 (the match was then suspended due to the Bronco victory). The Broncos advance to the second round to play No. 4 Loyola Marymount on Thursday, April 26 at 12:30 p.m. in San Diego, Calif.
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    April 24, 2012
    No. 5 Women's Tennis Takes On No. 8 Gonzaga at the WCC Championships The No. 5 seeded Broncos, who ended the regular season 11-10 overall and 4-4 in the WCC, will take on the No. 8 seed Gonzaga on Wednesday, April 25 at 12:30 p.m. If Santa Clara wins on Wednesday, they will play the winner of the No. 4 LMU and No. 9 Portland match in the second round on Thur., April 26 at 12:30 p.m
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    April 23, 2012
    WCC Championship Brackets and All-Academic Teams Announced for Women's Tennis The Bronco women have secured the No. 5 seed and will play No. 8 seed Gonzaga in the first round on Wednesday, April 25 at 12:30 p.m. Sophomore No. 48 Katie Le and junior Kelly Lamble were both awarded top honors on the WCC All-Academic Team announced Monday as well, and junior Maggie McGeorge and senior Kacie Wagner received Honorable Mentions for Santa Clara.
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    April 19, 2012
    Women's Tennis Says Goodbye to Senior Kacie Wagner and Takes on Two WCC Teams Finishing off the home slate in 2012 means Bronco women’s tennis fans will have to say goodbye to super senior Kacie Wagner. The Santa Clara women’s tennis team returns to the Degheri Tennis Center this weekend to take on WCC opponents Gonzaga on Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. and Portland on Sunday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m
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    April 18, 2012
    Santa Clara Women's Tennis, Men's Cross Country Lead Athletic Department with 3.5+ GPAs in Winter 2012 Santa Clara University’s student-athletes recorded a 3.107 grade point average (GPA) for the Winter 2012 quarter, topping 3.0 or better for the 15th time in 16 quarters. In addition 105 student-athletes achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher this quarter - 35 more than last quarter - and 81 Bronco student-athletes have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Santa Clara’s cumulative GPA for its student-athletes is 3.048.
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    April 16, 2012
    Women's Tennis Falls to Bay Area Rival Saint Mary's Santa Clara women’s tennis team dropped its match against No. 39 Saint Mary’s by a score of 6-1 Sunday. The Broncos host the final two matches of the 2011-12 season this weekend against Gonzaga and Portland.
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    April 14, 2012
    Santa Clara Women's Tennis Falls at San Diego after Rain Delay After rainy weather forced the Santa Clara women’s tennis team’s match to be postponed on Friday afternoon, the Broncos (9-9; 2-3 WCC) resumed play on Saturday morning, finishing the No. 3 singles match. The Santa Clara women fell to the Toreros 4-0.
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    April 12, 2012
    Women's Tennis Travels Twice This Weekend to WCC Opponents The Santa Clara women's tennis team plays the remaining four West Coast Conference opponents of the season before traveling to San Diego, Calif. for the WCC Championships April 26-28. This weekend the Broncos compete against University of San Diego on Fri., Apr. 13 at 1:30 p.m. and against Bay Area Rival No. 39 Saint Mary's College on Sun., Apr. 15 at 11:00 a.m.
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    April 07, 2012
    Women's Tennis Falls to No. 6 Stanford 7-0 The Santa Clara women’s tennis team was handed its first 7-0 loss of the 2012 season this morning by the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal. The Bronco women look forward to finishing off the season against the remaining four WCC opponents before the WCC Championships in San Diego, Calif. at the end of April.
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    April 05, 2012
    No. 38 Le Named WCC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Month he West Coast Conference announced Thursday that Santa Clara’s Katie Le has been named WCC Women’s Tennis Singles Player of the Month for March.
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    April 04, 2012
    Women's Tennis to Play New Mexico St. and No. 6 Stanford over the Easter Weekend The Santa Clara women’s tennis team steps back onto the Degheri Tennis Center courts to take on New Mexico State on Thursday, April 5 at 2:00 p.m. The women will also play No. 6 Stanford on Saturday, April 7 at 9:30 a.m.
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    April 03, 2012
    Women's Tennis Edged Out by LMU 4-3 The Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell 4-3 to Loyola Marymount on Sunday, April 1. They now move to 8-7 overall and 2-2 in the WCC. Santa Clara looks forward to hosting New Mexico State on Thursday, April 5 at 2:00 p.m.
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    March 31, 2012
    Women's Tennis Falls to No. 39 Pepperdine 6-1; Play LMU Tomorrow The Santa Clara women’s tennis team fell 6-1 to No. 39 Pepperdine Friday, March 30. The women look forward to hosting Sunday's match against another WCC opponent, Loyola Marymount, at 11:00 a.m.
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    March 29, 2012
    With Perfect WCC Record, Women's Tennis to Host Two WCC Opponents This Weekend The Broncos host No. 39 Pepperdine on Friday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. and Loyola Marymount University on Saturday, March 31 at 2:00 p.m. Both matches will take place in the Degheri Tennis Center.
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    March 27, 2012
    No. 72 Women's Tennis Wins at BYU No. 72 Santa Clara started the day in Provo on a high note, winning the doubles point and then finished off first-year member BYU in singles, winning three of the six singles matches. The Bronco women move to 8-5 and are 2-0 in league play this year with their 6-1 win over USF on March 2 as well. The Cougars move to 5-11 and 1-2 in their first year of play in the WCC.
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    March 26, 2012
    Women's Tennis Falls 4-3 at Utah State Playing at the Logan Sports Academy and Racquet Club at Utah State on Monday before Santa Clara's league-opener on the road vs. BYU on Tuesday, No. 72 Santa Clara fell 4-3 to Utah State on Monday. The women move to 7-5 and are 1-0 in league play this year with their 6-1 win over USF on March 2. Utah State moves to 7-7.
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    March 14, 2012
    Women's Tennis Match Against Nevada Cancelled Due to Weather The Santa Clara women's tennis team has cancelled its match against University of Nevada, Reno originally intended for this Friday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. due to bad weather predicted.
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    March 12, 2012
    No. 66 Women's Tennis Fall at Cal Poly The Cal Poly Mustangs handed No. 66 Santa Clara a tough 6-1 loss on Sunday afternoon. The Broncos resume play when they host the University of Nevada, Reno on Friday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m.
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    March 08, 2012
    No. 66 Bronco Women's Tennis Travel to Cal Poly The No. 66 Santa Clara women’s tennis team travels to San Luis Obispo, Calif. on Sunday, March 11 to take on Cal Poly State University at 11:00 a.m. The Broncos return home on Friday, March 16 to host University of Nevada, Reno at 2:00 p.m. in the Degheri Tennis Center.
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    March 05, 2012
    No. 51 Women's Tennis Drops Close Match 4-3 After a 6-1 win over University of San Francisco on Friday, the No. 51 Santa Clara women’s tennis team lost a tight match at Fresno State on Sunday by a score of 4-3. The women now look forward to Sun., Mar. 11 when they travel to San Luis Obispo, Calif. to play at Cal Poly at 11:00 a.m.
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    March 03, 2012
    No. 51 Women's Tennis Tops USF 6-1; 7-2 This Season The No. 51 Santa Clara women's tennis team topped Bay Area rival University of San Francisco 6-1 on Friday. The Broncos (7-2) travel to compete against Fresno State on Sunday, March 4.
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    March 01, 2012
    No. 51 Women's Tennis Defends Highest Ranking in Program's History this Weekend The No. 51 Broncos (6-2) host their first West Coast Conference opponent, the University of San Francisco (1-4), on Fri., Mar. 2 at 2:00 p.m. and then travel to Fresno, Calif. on Sun., Mar. 4 to take on Fresno State (2-5) at 5:00 p.m.
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    February 23, 2012
    Kyle Dandan and Katie Le Visit With COMCAST's Ted Robinson at Half-Time During half-time of the Santa Clara men's basketball game vs. Pepperdine on Thursday, the Broncos' nationally-ranked tennis players Kyle Dandan and Katie Le sat down and visited with play-by-play announcer Ted Robinson on the COMCAST TV broadcast. Robinson is well-known for his commentary on NBC's telecasts of Wimbledon and the Olympics as well as the French Open.
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    February 22, 2012
    Meet the Hot Sport Rising Player: Maggie McGeorge One of the hot Bronco sports to watch in 2012 is Santa Clara women’s tennis. The team has a 6-2 record so far and has a three match winning-streak including victories against nationally-ranked No. 68 UC Davis, 4-3, and No. 65 Santa Barbara, 7-0. A junior on the team, Maggie McGeorge is one of the main contributors for Bronco’s success. She won every doubles match that the Broncos won and defeated the past two opponents from the nationally-ranked teams in singles. In this interview, McGeorge talks about what playing tennis is like at Santa Clara and how team is progressing this season.
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    February 20, 2012
    Women's Tennis Sweeps No. 65 UC Santa Barbara After defeating No. 63 UC Davis, 4-3, on Saturday, the Santa Clara women’s tennis team was back at the Degheri Tennis Center on Monday where the Broncos sweep No. 67 UC Santa Barbara, 7-0.
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    February 19, 2012
    Bronco Women Top No. 68 UC Davis on Tennis Courts Saturday; Host UC Santa Barbara Monday The Bronco women's tennis team defeated No. 68 UC Davis on Saturday in Santa Clara. The Bronco women move to 5-2 on the season.
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    February 16, 2012
    No. 73 Santa Clara Women's Tennis Host Two Ranked UC Teams On Saturday, February 16th the Broncos take on No. 64 UC Davis at 12:00 p.m. Then on Monday, February 20th the women welcome No. 67 UC Santa Barbara to the Degheri Tennis Center at 11:00 a.m.
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    February 13, 2012
    Santa Clara Women's Tennis Splits in Texas This Weekend The No. 73 Santa Clara women's tennis team flew to Texas looking for sunny skies. Instead the team was greeted by temperatures in the 20s and snow. Both the Broncos matches were forced inside. The Broncos fell 5-0 to No. 42 Texas Tech on Saturday, but they rebounded nicely to top No. 74 Florida International on Sunday 4-2.
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    February 09, 2012
    Broncos Take on Two Top Teams in Texas On Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific the Broncos will take on No. 42 Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. The following day, the women will compete against No. 74 Flordia International at 11:00 a.m. Pacific.
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    February 04, 2012
    Women's Tennis Improves to 3-1 The No. 71 Santa Clara women’s tennis team picked up a solid win over the University of the Pacific on Saturday. The Broncos traveled to Stockton, Calif. to take the match 6-1.
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    February 03, 2012
    Women's Tennis to Play Pacific Tomorrow The Santa Clara women’s tennis travels to Stockton, Calif. to compete against the University of the Pacific tomorrow at 12:00 p.m.
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    February 01, 2012
    Wolny Ready to Compete at the College Level Nikki Wolny always had it in her mind that one day she would be playing tennis at the college level. But it wasn’t until a month into her time on Mission Campus before her dreams became reality.
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