Women's Tennis

 

  Kaitlyn Carpenter
Kaitlyn Carpenter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alburtis, Pa.

High School:
Allentown Central Catholic HS

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:
05/29/1988


DIXON ON CARPENTER: "Kaitlyn is a much improved player over last year. She can play with various spins. She moves well and has the ability to change pace and height of the ball. Kaitlyn is very determined to prove herself this year. She has a much-improved volley and serve."

As a senior(2010-2011): Shut out Albany in her doubles match and won in straight sets in the No. 5 singles match 6-2, 6-0 (3/5) ... Won in straight sets against Quinnipiac in the No. 5 singles match (2/27) ... Defeated UConn in her doubles match and in the No. 5 singles match (2/23) ... Defeated Bryant in her Doubles match 8-5 and won the No. 3 singles match in three sets 6-7, 6-0, 10-6 (2/20)... Won her doubles match against Fairleigh Dickinson 8-2 (2/20) ... Won in the No. 6 singles match against Army 6-1, 6-0 (2/18) ... Won in the No. 4 singles against NJIT 6-3, 6-4 (2/7) ... Defeated BC in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 5 singles match (1/31) ... Paired with Jocelyn Providence to win in doubles 8-0, and also won at No. 4 singles 6-0, 6-2 at Rhode Island (10/13) ... In the dual match opener against Fordham (10/11), teamed with Jocelyn Providence to win in doubles 8-0, and also won in No. 5 singles, 6-0, 6-0 ... Teamed up with Jocelyn Providence at the West Point Eastern Invitational to reach the Flight B doubles finals ... As a junior (2009-2010):Finished the season 14-11, including going 10-8 at fifth singles ... Teamed up with Jocelyn Providence to go 5-1 on the year at No. 3 doubles ... Went 1-1 in singles at the 2010 A-10 tournament ... Had a pair of wins against Quinnipiac, winning 6-1, 6-1 at No. 5 singles and 8-4 at No. 3 doubles (4/12) ... Recorded an 8-0 shutout win at No. 3 doubles and a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 5 singles at Sacred Heart (4/1) ... Teamed up with Jocelyn Providence for an impressive 8-0 victory at No. 3 doubles while also winning at No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-2 in a win over Hofstra (3/28) ... Won both matches at Presbyterian, including an 8-5 win at No. 3 doubles and an 6-3, 6-2 victory at No. 5 singles (3/19) ... Grabbed a 7-5, 6-4 win at No. 5 singles in a team win over St. John's (2/20) ... Helped the Minutewomen to a sweep of the singles matches against Long Island with a 6-1, 6-4 at No. 5 singles (2/12) ... Cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory at No. 5 singles against Siena (2/6) ... Grabbed a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 5 singles as part of a 7-0 sweep over URI (10/14) ... Paired up with Tanisha Hodgson for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles in a 4-3 win over UConn (10/8) ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Eastern Invitational while playing No. 3 singles, going 3-1 in the tournament held at Army (9/27). AS A SOPHOMORE (SPRING 09 UPDATE):
•(2/1) Defeated Ashley Harvey (Long Island) 7-5, 7-6 (1) at No. 2 singles. Paired with Lauren MacKay to win at No. 3 doubles, 8-5.
•(2/8) Defeated Sarah Tremaine (Fordham), 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Paired with Magdalena Ploch at No. 3 doubles to defeat Jane Carrol/Kathryn Silva, 8-1.
•2/15 At No. 3 doubles paired with Lauren MacKay def. Kim Weltman and Aubrey Brooks (Albany), 9-7
•2/20 At No. 3 singles def. Alessondra Parra (Syracuse), 4-6, 6-3, 1-0(10-7)
•2/21 At No. 3 doubles paired with Magdalena Ploch def. Liza Wischer and Reka Kelemen (Iowa State), 8-6.
•2/27 At No. 3 singles def. Ksenia Chernyshova (FDU), 6-1, 6-4. At No. 2 doubles paired with Candynce Boney def. Jessica DeCarlos and Julia Koshunova (FDU), 8-1.
•3/1 At No. 3 singles def. Sarah Giles-Madden (Army), 7-6(1), 7-5. At No. 3 doubles paired with Candynce Boney def. Robie Verano and Jurelle Mendoza (Army), 8-3.
•3/8 At No. 2 singles def. Jasleen Sandhu (Siena), 6-4, 6-1. At No. 2 doubles paired with Candynce Boney def. Jasleen Sandhu and Nicole Ross (Siena), 8-3.
•3/17 At No. 2 doubles paired with Tanisha Hodgson def. Cassie Bergeson and Emma Rossiter (Florida Atlantic), 8-2.
•4/5 At No. 2 singles def. Natalie Duckor (Quinnipiac), 6-2, 6-4.
•4/9 At. No 2 singles def. Christen Cadigan (Rhode Island), 6-4, 6-4. At No 3 doubles paired with Candynce Boney def. Valerie Chacon and Grace Hedstrom (Rhode Island), 8-3.
•4/17 At No. 4 singles def. Nikki Dzubay (Dayton), 6-1, 6-1.
•4/18 At No. 3 doubles paired with Candynce Boney def. Tara Majdalani and Stephanie Novakowski (Duquesne), 8-4.

AS A SOPHOMORE (FALL 2008): Finished the fall slate with a 2-6 singles mark and 4-0 doubles record ... Impressed in doubles at Big Green Invitational (11/7-11/9), posting a 3-0 record with Magdalena Ploch: defeated a pair from Syracuse (8-6), Akron (8-4), and Boston University (8-4) ... Teamed with Stephanie Gimenez to win No. 3 doubles over Alexa Gregory and Katie Mortiz of UConn (10/15), 9-8 (7-4) ... Went 2-2 at the Eastern Collegiate Invitational (9/28), winning one match at third singles and another in its consolation bracket. Wins came over Melissa Bostwick (Pittsburgh), 6-1, 6-1, and Vanja Lakic (Niagara), 8-4 ... Also had the rare opportunity to play a teammate (Candynce Boney), but lost 8-4.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Compiled an 8-15 singles record and 6-7 doubles mark during rookie campaign ... Was leading No. 3 singles in A-10 third round match vs. Richmond (4/20), 7-5, 2-1, but it did not finish ... Impressed in third singles in 6-0, 6-2 win over Quinnipiac (4/9) ... Was leading 4-1 in the first set vs. Temple (4/5) when her opponent backed out, giving her the win ... Paired with Stephanie Gimenez for 8-2 win over George Washington (4/4) at No. 3 doubles. Also won at the third singles position, 6-1, 6-2 ... Dominated in No. 3 singles vs. Long Island (3/29), 6-1, 6-1 ... One day earlier, teamed with Gimenez for decisive 8-1 third doubles win over Holy Cross (3/28) ... Won long match at No. 5 singles vs. Army (2/24), 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 ... Was leading at fifth singles vs. Binghamton (2/15), 6-1, 4-5, when opponent pulled out ... Shut out Fordham (2/8) at fifth singles, 6-0, 6-0 ... Finished the fall season with a 1-7 singles record and a 3-3 doubles record ... Won the No. 4 singles tournament and placed second in No. 3 doubles at the Big Green Tournament (10/26-28) ... Won No. 2 doubles at the UConn dual meet (9/26) ... Participated in the Cissy Leary Invitational (9/21-23) ... Lost in the second round of the Eastern Collegiate Invitational (9/14-16).

BEFORE UMASS: A 2007 graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School ... Four-year varsity member and No. 1 singles and doubles player for the Vikettes ... Won the PIAA Districts Title in her senior year ... Was MVP and a member of the All-Star team in each of her four years in high school ... Won the district singles championship in her freshman and senior years and was runner up as a sophomore ... Won the districts doubles championship as a junior ... Had a 109-7 win-loss record in her four years, holding the title of most wins in her school for a female tennis player ... Was undefeated in her senior year (22-0), but lost in the states tournament.

PERSONAL: Kaitlyn Carpenter ... Born May 29, 1988 in Allentown, Pa. ... Daughter of Peter and Diane Carpenter ... Has one sibling, Pete ... Majoring in Pre-Med/Microbiology ... A Kinesiology Major.

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    Friday, Sept 19
    at Brown Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Sept 20
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    Sunday, Sept 21
    at Brown Invitational All Day
    Friday, Sept 26
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Sept 27
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Sunday, Sept 28
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