Women's Tennis


  Susan Hyams
Susan Hyams


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:



Currently holds second-place all-time at UMass for career doubles wins with a record of 54-30 ... also stands at ninth on the all-time UMass charts for career singles wins with a record of 47-31.

As a Senior (Fall 2003):

Recorded a 6-3 overall mark, going 1-1 in singles play and posting a 5-2 doubles record ... was 3-0 with partner Sasha Edelstein in No. 3 doubles, then went 2-1 and 0-1 in tournament play with Jana Bartoloni and Dorothy Iwanowicz, respectively ... named team captain for the 2003-2004 season. As a Junior:

Posted an 11-6 singles record in the spring season ... was 7-2 at the No. 6 position, 4-3 in the No. 5 slot and 0-1 as the No. 4 player ... went 8-7 in No. 3 doubles and 0-1 in No.2 doubles with partner Camilla Knight ... went 1-0 in No. 3 doubles with Stephanie Price ... in the fall season, tallied a 5-3 singles and 6-1 doubles record ...went 4-0 in team competitions, finishing 2-0 in both singles and doubles ... was 3-3 in singles in tournament play and 3-0 in doubles while paired with Dorothy Iwanowicz ... named team captain for the 2002-03 season ... nominated to the Faculty-Student Athletic Advisory Board.

As a Sophomore:

Finished the season 13-13 in singles overall while compiling a 7-11 record during team competitions at the No. 4 position ... tallied a 14-10 doubles record, including an 8-5 mark as the No. 1 doubles team while partnered with Helena Horak ... named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... member of the ITA Academic All-American team ... received the UMass Tennis Award for outstanding contributions on and off the court.

As a Freshman:

Recorded a 16-9 singles and 20-9 doubles record ... went 1-1 in singles play and 2-0 in doubles action at the Atlantic 10 Tournament ... named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on March 27 ... had an eight-match winning streak snapped in the Minutewomen's final regular-season match against Williams College on April 17 ... won eight of her last nine doubles matches of the season ... advanced into the semifinals of the No. 1 doubles flight at the Eastern Tennis Championship with Helena Horak ... went undefeated in dual match doubles play during the fall ... received the UMass Tennis Award.

Before UMass:

Four-year letterwinner in tennis under Maxine Yates at Sycamore H.S. ... compiled an individual record of 90-16 in four years, while team went 58-4 ... Division I state finalist in doubles in 1999 ... three-time conference champion in singles, and once in doubles ... four-time city champion ... two-time regional champion ... team finished as high as third in the state twice ... named Cincinnati Post Co-Player of the Year and first team All-State as a senior ... two-year district champion in doubles ... named team MVP as a senior.


Born October 20, 1981, in Cincinnati, Ohio ... daughter of Ken and Donna Hyams ... majoring in Sport Management.

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