Minutewomen travel to Providence for three-day event starting Friday.
Talented squad looking to build upon last year's Atlantic 10 runner-up finish.
Minutewomen have building blocks in place for banner year in 2015-16.
Arielle Griffin and Julia Larson named team captains for upcoming season
The special night brought together the entire athletic department for an evening of celebration
UMass tennis head coach Judy Dixon previews this week's matches at Dartmouth on Wednesday and at home on Sunday against Quinnipiac. Coach Dixon also breaks down the Minutewomen's successful weekend at Army where UMass won three consecutive dual matches.
TENNIS VS. SHU Photos by Thom Kendall '93
TENNIS vs. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93
TENNIS VS. UCONN Photos by Thom Kendall '93
TENNIS vs. SHU (SENIOR DAY) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
Spring: Received the Coach’s Award after setting the UMass career singles win record with 77 victories ... Glasper was also honored by the UMass student-athlete body at the end of the year with the first-ever Excellence in Leadership Award which was presented at the second annual SAMY Awards ... Recorded wins in four of her last five doubles matches, including two No. 3 sweeps over Sacred Heart and La Salle (4/12, 4/16) ... Swept conference foe Rhode Island in No. 3 doubles alongside Anna Woosley (4/8) ... Tallied a seven-match singles win streak beginning March 20 and ending April 17. Glasper bested the likes of Davidson, Albany, Rhode Island, Sacred Heart and Duquesne in the series (3/20 -- 4/17) ... Defeated Albany at home in a come-from-behind victory, 5-7, 6-0, 4-3 (3/28) ... Won back-to-back matches against Fordham and Providence, 6-4, 6-4, and 6-0, 6-0, respectively. The senior also swept Fordham, 8-0, and posted an 8-3 win over Providence, both in No. 3 doubles action (3/1, 3/6) ... Took home a No. 6 singles victory over Marist in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2 (2/14) ... Rallied for a come-from-behind singles win over Army and added an 8-6 doubles win as well (2/13) ... Won her first singles match of the spring season, 6-0, 6-4, in the team's home opener against Quinnipiac (2/7). Fall:Went undefeated at the Big Green Invitational with three singles wins against opponents from Minnesota and Boston University. Glasper also took home two doubles wins to scores of 8-3 and 8-5 (11/4) ... Recorded an 8-4 No. 3 doubles win against Connecticut (10/9) ... Won three singles matches at the Army Invitational and added two doubles wins with Anna Woosley (9/29) ... Opened the fall season at the Brown Invitational with two singles wins against Rhode Island and Providence. The senior also tallied an 8-7 doubles win with Brittany Collens (9/21).
As A Junior (2013-14): Finished her junior year 11-8 in singles play, improving her career singles record to 58-23 over three years ... Contributed 12 doubles wins throughout the season, bringing her career doubles record to 43-29 ... When paired alongside the Sonia Bokhari, the tandem recorded seven wins, six of which occurred during dual matches ... Glasper also competed with teammate Jessica Podlofsky where the two notched four wins in doubles play. Spring: Tallied eight singles wins during the spring season ... Secured a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Dayton, extending her win streak to three singles matches ... Swept Sacred Heart on the road 6-0, 6-0 in singles play (4/12) ... Clinched a 6-3, 6-4 win over Atlantic 10 opponent Fordham (2/28) ... Won 6-1, 6-2 over Bryant in the season's first home match (2/9). Fall: Tallied a come-from-behind singles victory over Connecticut at home (10/10) ... Captured a 6-3, 6-5 conference win over Providence in the first home match of the season ... Also took home a 8-3 win in doubles play (9/28) ... Glasper opened her junior season competing in the Brown Invitational where she faced Brown, Providence and Buffalo ... Glasper secured two doubles wins over Rutgers and Boston University alongside Jessica Podlofsky (9/20-22).
As A Sophomore (2012-13): Spring: Lost to Brown (2/1) in No. 5 singles, 7-6, 7-6...Added a win at No. 2 doubles 8-2 with teammate Sonia Bokhari at the match...At St. Joseph's (2/3), posted a win from No. 5 singles over Mulquin, 6-4, 6-3...Also added an 8-5 win from No. 2 doubles with Sonia Bokhari at the match...Defeated Army's Carolyn Pitman (2/15) in No. 5 singles, 7-6, 6-4...Also was defeated in No. 2 doubles 8-4 in the match...Added a win by default against St. Bonaventure (2/16) in No. 6 singles...Also defeated Fairleigh Dickinson's Leme (2/17) in the No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-1...Added a win in the No. 3 doubles with Bokhari 8-0 in the match...Was defeated by Dartmouth (2/20) in the No. 5 singles, 6-1, 6-4...Also was defeated in the No. 2 doubles 8-2 in the same match...Defeated Quinnipiac's Chupa (2/24) in No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-4...Also posted a win with teammate Jocelyn Providence in No. 3 doubles, 8-6, at the match. Fall: Defeated Boston University in No. 5 singles and Dartmouth in No. 3 doubles with Sonia Bokhari at the Big Green Invitational (11/2-4)... Notched victories in singles, 6-0, 6-2, and doubles, 8-4 with Bokhari, at Connecticut (10/17)... Posted a victory in No. 2 Doubles with Bokhari, 8-2, at Providence (9/27)... Won the Flight D singles final and reached the Flight B doubles semifinals with Bokhari at the West Point Invitational (9/22-24).
As A Freshman (2011-12): Spring: Notched two Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer of the Week awards...Helped push UMass to a 6-1 victory over Army (2/18) by posting wins from No. 3 doubles and No. 5 singles...Defeated the incumbent Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer of the Week, Chandler Consonery, 6-1, 6-0 at Duquesne (2/12) from No. 5 singles...Posted wins from No. 3 doubles and No. 5 singles against St. Joseph's (2/11)...From No. 6 singles against Temple (2/10), bested Rebecca Breland 6-1, 6-4...Against #63 Harvard (1/29), defeated Hannah Morrill at No. 5 singles 7-5, 6-2...Took down Sarah Dalton from No. 6 singles, 6-7, 6-1, 10-7 against #45 Boston College (1/28). Fall: Went 2-1 in the singles draw at the Big Green Invitational (11/4-11/6), posting wins over Boston University's Kendal Drake, 6-4, 6-0, and St. John's Lyubov Pogirbnyak, 6-4, 6-1...Also added a doubles victory along with Jessica Podlofsky as the duo defeated the St. John's combination of Austin and Firat, 8-4...Along with Jessica Podlofsky at Fordham (10/9), defeated Angelika Dabu and Julie Leong, 8-4, from the third doubles slot...Also lost to Hanna Fritzinger of Fordham in two sets, 6-3, 6-3 at the match...Won her doubles match with partner Jessica Podlofsky 8-2 over UConn's team of Nutting/Wilmarth ... Defeated Wilmarth again when they met in singles competition, 6-2, 6-2 ... Won her first flight championship of the season, going 4-0 at the Eastern Collegiate Invitational at Army (9/23-9/25) ... Made it to the Flight C singles final at the Harvard Fall Classic (9/16-9/18).