The UMass tennis team will return to the Brown Invitational for the second time this season.
Members of the UMass tennis team read Henry Gets Moving to students in Holyoke.
Minutewomen defeat Boston University in singles; tie Dartmouth in doubles during three-day event.
Arielle Griffin advances to C Flight Semifinals in two day competition
UMass grabs three singles wins and two doubles wins on day three of the tournament.
TENNIS vs. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93
As a Junior (2013-2014): Did not compete.
As a Sophomore (2012-2013): Fall: Posted victories in singles, 6-3, 6-4, and doubles, 8-2 with Jocelyn Providence, against Boston University at the Big Green Invitational (11/2-4) ... Reached the Singles Flight D quarterfinals at the West Point Invitational (9/22-24) ... Advanced to the quarterfinals for Doubles Flight B with teammate Julia Comas at the Columbia Invitational (9/14-15).
As a Freshman (2011-2012): Fall: At the Big Green Invitational (11/4-11/6), posted a record of 0-3 in the singles draw and lost her only doubles match along with teammate Emilie Burgess.
Before UMass: Played tennis for Our Lady of Lourdes Academy ... Four time letter winner ... Awarded the Rookie of the Year Award freshman year ... Named MVP both sophomore and junior year ... Awarded the Coaches Award as a senior.
Personal: Gianna Marie Francis ... Born August 16, 1993 ... Daughter of Jad and Maria Francis ... Sister of Eric, George, and Karina Francis ... Intends to major in Psychology.
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