Photo Gallery: 2011-12 Women's Tennis Season in...5/21/2012
A player-by-player look back at the achievements from the 2011-12 season.
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2011-12 Women's Tennis at Homecoming
For the second consecutive season, women's tennis was honored as having the highest GPA amongst women's teams at Penn.
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Sol Eskenazi, Jules Rodin & Stephanie Do
Sol Eskenazi was named Ivy League Rookie of the Year and first-team All-Ivy in singles and in doubles with her playing partner, Jules Rodin. Stephanie Do was a second-team All-Ivy selection in singles.
The lone senior, Daniela DePaoli won a career-high 10 singles and eight doubles matches. She finishes her Penn career with 28 singles and 17 doubles victories. Her final victory came on Senior Day in three sets in the win over Cornell.
Team captain Jules Rodin was a first-team All-Ivy selection in doubles. Paired with Eskenazi, the duo went 10-4 overall, including a 3-1 record against nationally-ranked opponents and became ranked themselves in the process. She also won three singles matches.
Junior, Emma Whitfield won eight doubles and four singles matches this past season. She advanced to the W & M Flight E singles finals in the fall and won in three sets against Harvard. She also had a singles win in the match with Lehigh.
Sophomore Stephanie Do was named second-team All-Ivy this past season. She won 14 singles matches, including four in Ivy play, and an additional 11 doubles matches. She also won the final matches on court in Penn's 4-3 wins over both Richmond and Harvard.
Freshman Sol Eskenazi became the second straight player to earn Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors for Penn. She was also a first-team All-Ivy selection in singles and doubles (with Jules Rodin). She went 19-5 in singles and 18-5 in doubles.
As a freshman, Alex Ion won 18 singles and 11 doubles matches. She won eight of her first nine collegiate matches and eight of her first 11 in the spring. Ion also had another five-match winning streak during the spring and had a singles victory against Cornell.
Freshman Srinidhi Raghavan won eight singles and six doubles matches. She won her first two singles matches to start the spring and also had a straight-set victory against Harvard. She finished the final weekend with wins over Cornell and Columbia.