Women's Tennis

 

  Stephanie G. Stahlberg
Stephanie G. Stahlberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
São Paulo, Brazil

High School:
Colegio Pentagono

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
10/06/1987


DIXON ON GIMENEZ: "She's our go-to player when we need to put someone in the lineup. She's extremely steady from the baseline and smart on the court. Stephanie can play flat and hard or with angles. Stephanie finds a way to win and uses her game to the fullest."

AS A SENIOR (FALL 2008): Finished the fall season with a 3-4 singles record and 1-0 doubles mark ... Was 2-1 in doubles action at the Big Green Invitational (11/7-11/9), teaming with fellow senior Lauren MacKay for an 8-6 win over Syracuse and an 8-3 win over a split team, which included UMass freshman Gabriella Jannotta ... Won her first singles match of the weekend, 6-4, 6-0 ... Was victorious at No. 5 singles over Katie Mortiz of UConn (10/15), 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 ... Won one match in the fourth singles bracket of the Eastern Collegiate Invitational (9/28). The win came over Dana Lahens (Long Island), 7-5, 6-1 ... Later lost to Ece Firat of St. John's, who would go on to the finals of the bracket.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08: Finished the season with 3-7 singles record and 5-5 doubles mark ... Teamed with Lauren MacKay to win fourth doubles match at Rhode Island (4/13), 8-4 ... Paired with Kaitlyn Carpenter for 8-2 win over George Washington (4/4) at No. 3 doubles ... Teamed with Carpenter for decisive 8-1 third doubles win over Holy Cross (3/28) ... Finished the fall season with a 1-4 singles record and 0-3 doubles mark ... Participated in singles at the Cissy Leavy Invitational (9/21-23) ... Took part in singles competition at the Eastern Collegiate Invitational (9/14-16).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: Finished season with a 13-15 singles record and 6-6 doubles record ... In first round of A-10 Championships (4/20), teamed with Dasa Stanimirovic to win at No. 2 doubles, 8-0. Did not finish at No. 5 singles ... On Senior Night 2007 (4/13), teamed with Ellen de Jong to win at No. 2 doubles, 8-3. Also defeated Steff Catanzano at No. 6 singles, 6-0, 6-1 ... On teammate Michele Spiess' record-setting day at Quinnipiac (4/11), Gimenez won at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles (won 9-7 in doubles and 7-5, 6-3 in singles action ) ... Victorious in both doubles and singles action at Florida Atlantic (3/22). Teamed with de Jong at No. 2 doubles to win 8-2. Came out on top at No. 6 singles, 6-0, 6-2 ... Won at No. 6 singles vs. Lynn University (3/19), 6-3, 6-3 ... Shut out Hannah Zuckerman of Hofstra (3/2), 6-0, 6-0, at the No. 4 singles spot. It was her highest position in the lineup of the season ... In the same match, teamed with Laura Danai to earn the shutout at No. 3, 8-0... Defeated Elizabeth Stall of Fordham (2/25) 6-1, 6-2 at No. 6 singles ... Clinched a victory for UMass vs. St. John's (2/11) at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-3 ... Defeated Kim Westcott of Albany (2/4) at No. 5 singles, 6-3, 6-1 ... In the fall, at the Brown Invitational (10/21), defeated Army in singles play, 8-6 ... At the Cornell Blind Duals (10/14-15), paired with Stanimirovic to shut out Binghamton in doubles action, 8-0 ... Won at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-2, vs. UConn (9/27).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-06: Finished season with a 13-10 singles record and 8-9 doubles record ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week for her 6-2, 1-6, 10-8 victory over Quinnipiac on Senior Day ... Named ITA Scholar-Athlete ... In the Atlantic 10 Third Place Match vs. Xavier, was victorious at No. 5 singles, 6-1, 6-4 ... Against Duquesne in the quarterfinals, teamed with Jana Bartoloni for an 8-2 victory at No. 3 doubles ... Versus LaSalle in the A-10 opening round match, teamed with Bartoloni for an 8-0 victory at No. 3 doubles ... Against Providence (2/24), was victorious at No. 5 singles, 6-0, 6-1. In the same match, she teamed up with Lauren MacKay to win at No. 3 doubles, 8-4 ... Was victorious in No. 5 singles, 6-4, 7-5 vs. Dartmouth (2/22) ... Won at No. 5 singles, 6-2, 6-1 vs. Cornell (2/19) ... Was victorious in No. 5 singles, 6-3, 6-0 vs. Binghamton (2/18) ... Came out on top in No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-1 vs. Long Island (2/10) ... In the fall, paired with Michele Spiess at No. 1 doubles to defeat UConn (9/28) ... Defeated Middlebury (9/30) at No. 4 singles ... Overthrew St. John's (10/5) third doubles with Bartoloni.

BEFORE UMASS: Won three trophies of National Tournaments taking first place in singles and doubles and one second place in doubles ... Earned 25 trophies of State of Sao Paulo Tournaments, including 17 first places and one trophy designating her "Best Player of the Year."

PERSONAL: Stephanie Gimenez Stahlberg ... Born October 6, 1987 in São Paulo, Brazil ... Daughter of Nelson Gimenez Jr. and Deise de Oliveira Gimenez ... Sister of Pedro Gimenez ... An Economics and Political Science Major.

GET YOUR OFFICIAL
UMASS GEAR HERE

    Event Calendar

    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
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Thursday, Oct 9
    at Connecticut 2:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 17
    at ITA Northeast Regionals All Day
    Twitter
    • Loading Tweets...
      1 second ago