Women's Tennis

Swiszcz & Motyl 6th In Final 2013 ITA Northeast Region Rankings

Chantal Swiszcz and Yuliana Motyl were ranked No. 6 among Northeast doubles teams by the ITA.

Chantal Swiszcz and Yuliana Motyl were ranked No. 6 among Northeast doubles teams by the ITA.

Aug. 4, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. - Leading one of the strongest components of the 2012-13 UMass women's tennis team, the doubles pair of Chantal Swiszcz and Yuliana Motyl were ranked No. 6 in the 2013 ITA Northeast Region final rankings. The pair combined for an overall record of 22-8 during the year including a 17-4 record as the No. 1 doubles team for the Minutewomen.

The pair won 10 consecutive doubles matches from Feb. 3-Mar. 9 in building the impressive season record. As a team, UMass finished the year with a 64-30 overall record in doubles play including a 48-15 mark in dual matches. Motyl and Swiszcz also won the Flight A Doubles Title at the West Point Invitational in Sept.

Swiszcz finished her senior campaign with an 11-8 overall record in singles play including a 7-3 mark in dual matches.

Motyl was 10-16 overall in singles play as a junior with an 8-11 record in dual matches at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots. Following the Atlantic 10 Championship, she earned All-Conference Second Team accolades.

UMass finished the year with a 16-6 overall record including a 5-1 mark in conference play. In the Atlantic 10 Championship, the Minutewomen reached the semifinal round after being seeded third.

The 2013 campaign marked the third consecutive season with 15-or-more wins - the first time in program history to do so.

Rank Doubles Team School
1 Bianca Sanon/Kanika Vaidya Columbia
2 Sol Eskenazi/Sonya Latycheva Penn
3 Alex Kelleher/Jessica Wacnik Boston College
4 Misia Krasowski/Hannah Camhi Brown
5 Lindsay Graff/Joan Cannon Princeton
6 Chantal Swiszcz/Yuliana Motyl Massachusetts
7 Hideko Tachibana/Kristin Norton Harvard
8 Leonie Athanasiadis/Jessica Linero Boston University
9 Akiko Okuda/Katherine Yau Dartmouth
10 Maddie Kobelt/Brittany Lashway Syracuse




    Event Calendar

    Friday, Sept 25
    at Brown Invitational TBA
    Saturday, Sept 26
    at Brown Invitational TBA
    Sunday, Sept 27
    at Brown Invitational TBA
    Thursday, Oct 1
    vs UConn 2:00 PM
    Thursday, Oct 15
    vs Providence 2:30 PM
    Thursday, Oct 22
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
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