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TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS

All-Time Record (since 2002-03)......................190-56 (.772) PSAC West Championships............................................... 9 PSAC Championships......................................................... 7 NCAA Appearances (since 2002-03)...................................... 8 All-Time NCAA Postseason Record (since 2002-03)...14-8

TENNIS SUPPORT STAFF

2010-11 Overall Record................................................22-8 2010-11 PSAC West Record/Finish......................4-0/1st 2010-11 PSAC Overall Finish.........................................1st 2010-11 Final ITA Ranking...........................................12th

SPORTS INFORMATION

FAST FACTS ABOUT CAL U

Sports Information Director....................Matthew Kifer Office Phone...................................................724.938.4552 E-Mail............................................................. kifer@calu.edu Graduate Assistant.....................................Robert Christe Facebook.................................facebook.com/calvulcans Twitter................................................................ @calvulcans

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The 2011-12 media guide has been written and edited by Matthew Kifer, Sports Information Director, and Rob Christe to assist in covering California University of Pennsylvania tennis in the 2011-12 season. Design and layout by Beth Ann Conway. Photos by Stephen Bates, Ken Brooks, Ryno Production, Greg Sofranko and SAI Photographers. Contents of this guide are subject to change and will be supplemented during the season by the Sports Information Office. All requests for additional information, including photographs, match accommodations and media passes, should be forwarded to the Sports Information Office.

President’s Office..........................................724.938.4400 Admissions......................................................724.938.4404 Alumni Relations..........................................724.938.4418 Athletic Office................................................724.938.4351 Bookstore........................................................724.938.4324 Equipment Manager...................................724.938.5927 Financial Aid...................................................724.938.4415 Tennis Office...................................................724.938.4237 Sports Information.......................................724.938.4237

ABOUT CAL U

The mission of intercollegiate athletics at California University of Pennsylvania is to provide student-athletes opportunities to participate in a comprehensive program of athletic competition.

HISTORY

Location...........................................................California, Pa. Founded...........................................................................1852 Enrollment......................................................................9,017 Nickname................................................................... Vulcans Colors....................................................................Black & Red President........................................ Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr. V.P./Student Development..................Dr. Lenora Angelone Assoc. V.P./Athletic Development..................... Frank Bauer Interim Ath. Dir./SWA...........................Dr. Karen Hjerpe Faculty Athletic Rep...................Dr. William Biddington Head Athletic Trainer.............................. Dr. Jamie Weary Sports Information Director....................Matthew Kifer Athletic Admin. Assistant......................... Carolyn Tardd Dir. Ath. Facilities/Services.............................. Ed Whited Facility............................................................ Roadman Park Affiliations................................................. NCAA Division II Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Athletic Fax.....................................................724.938.5849 Website.............................................www.calvulcans.com

Cal U’s 2011-12 Tennis Media Guide is the result of work and research of current sports information personnel and those who have come before. This publication was created with the purpose of educating and informing the media and general public.

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Strength & Conditioning...............................Bob Sepesy Head Athletic Trainer.............................. Dr. Jamie Weary

TEAM INFORMATION

CREDITS

PLAYERS

PROGRAM HISTORY

Head Coach................................................ Pablo Montana College...................................................................Tennessee Record at Cal U...................................... 190-56, 10th year Career Record........................................ 190-56, 10th year Tennis Office Phone.....................................724.938.4237 E-Mail....................................................montana@calu.edu Graduate Assistant.................................... Olzhas Taniyev Alma Mater....................................... Harding, (Ark.), 2009

COACHING STAFF

COACHING INFORMATION

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Cal U has posted at least 20 wins in each of the last five seasons, winning the league title each time. The Vulcans have also been ranked in the top 15 of the final ITA rankings each season since 2008.

Team Photo...........................................Inside Front Cover At A Glance.............................................................................2 Season Preview.....................................................................3 Coaching Staff.......................................................................4 Athletic Success....................................................................5 Roster/Geographical Breakdown...................................6 Senior Profiles........................................................................7 Returning Players.................................................................9 Newcomers.............................................................................9 Academic Success............................................................. 10 ITA All-Americans.............................................................. 11 2010-11 Results.................................................................. 12 2010-11 Statistics.............................................................. 13 All-Time Honors................................................................. 14 PSAC Honors....................................................................... 14 PSAC....................................................................................... 15 History................................................................................... 16 President Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr.................................. 17 University & Athletic Administration.......................... 18 University Profile................................................................ 19 Convocation Center............................ Inside Back Cover

The Vulcans have advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament in four of the last five years.

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NINE-TIME PSAC WEST CHAMPIONS • SEVEN-TIME PSAC CHAMPIONS • EIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES • FOUR NCAA QUARTERFINAL APPEARANCES

AT A GLANCE CAL U HEAD COACHES Baseball.................................................................Mike Conte Men’s Basketball................................................... Bill Brown Women’s Basketball (interim)......................... Jess Strom Cheerleading/Dance......................................Marcia Boyd M/W Cross Country..................................Daniel Caulfield Football........................................................ John Luckhardt Men’s Golf......................................................Peter Coughlin Women’s Golf..............................................MerriLyn Gibbs Men’s Soccer..................................................Dennis Laskey Women’s Soccer................................................Gene Smith Softball......................................................... Rick Bertagnolli Swimming............................................................... Ed Denny Tennis.............................................................Pablo Montana M/W Track & Field.....................................Roger Kingdom Volleyball..................................................Peter Letourneau CAL U ATHLETIC SUPPORT STAFF Dr. William Biddington...................Faculty Athletic Rep. Chelsey Pryor Burk..............Athletic Business Manager Kelly Collins........................................... Academic Advisor Beth Ann Conway............... Coord. Athletic Operations Travis Eisentrout................ Athletic Events Coordinator Ben Hilborn....................................... Equipment Manager Matthew Kifer.................... Sports Information Director Matt Luckhardt...........Director of Athletic Fundraising Annie Malkowiak.......Director of Athletic Fundraising Ron Sealy................Facilities Manager - Roadman Park Bob Sepesy..................Strength & Conditioning Coach Carolyn Tardd............. Administrative Ast. for Athletics Ross Vecchio................Director of Athletic Fundraising Dr. Jamie Weary................. Director of Athletic Training Ed Whited......Director of Facilities & Athletic Services

Mailing Address: 250 University Avenue California, Pa. 15419 www.calu.edu www.calvulcans.com NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT California University of Pennsylvania is an academic community dedicated to the ideals of justice, fairness and equal opportunity for all. In compliance with federal and state laws, the University is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. The University will not tolerate racial, ethnic or sexual discrimination. Sexual harassment is considered by law to be a form of sexual discrimination and is, therefore, unacceptable. Direct equal opportunity and affirmative action inquiries or complaints to the Special Assistant to the President for EEEO/University Ombudsperson, Office of Social Equity, South Hall 112, 724.938.4014. Direct inquiries regarding services or facilities accessibility to the ADA/504 Compliance Officer, Office of Student Development and Services, Residence Building B, 724-938-4076. Direct Title IX inquiries to the Senior Woman Administrator/Title IX Coordinator, Department of Athletics, Hamer Hall 248, 724.938.4351.

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The 2011-12 Cal U Tennis Media Guide is a multipurpose publication for use by the news media, as well as fans and alumni of California University of Pennsylvania. Additional information is available to the media upon request from the Sports Information Office. News releases and photographs will only be made available to members of the news media. Credentials All media attending California University of Pennsylvania tennis matches are requested to notify the Sports Information Office. Credentials for home matches are issued for working media only and should be requested as early as possible. Head Coach Pablo Montana Coach Montana is available for interviews during the season. Please coordinate all requests for personal interviews with Coach Montana through the Sports Information Office at 724.938.4552.

Players All player interviews must be coordinated through the California University of Pennsylvania Sports Information Office. All player interviews require at least one day notice. Players are available for interviews as their schedule permits. Vulcan Website Statistics, press releases, media guides, and other Cal U material may also be found on the official Cal U Athletic Website. Visit www.calvulcans.com to find the Vulcans online. Vulcans go Mobile Cal U has partnered with Songwhale, a mobilemarketing company based in Pittsburgh. To stay connected, fans can text the word VULCANS to WHALE (94253) to sign up for score updates, alerts and prize giveaways all via text message to your mobile phone.

2011-12 SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER Fri.-Sat. Fri.-Sun. Sat.-Mon.

9-10 16-18 24-26

@ Carnegie Mellon Invitational @ Oberlin (Ohio) Invitational @ ITA Atlantic Regional Championships

Competed as Individuals Competed as Individuals Competed as Individuals

OCTOBER Sat. Sat. Sun. Thu.-Sat.

8 8 9 13-15

vs. Shippensburg (@ Bloomsburg) vs. East Stroudsburg (@ Bloomsburg) @ Bloomsburg @ ITA Small College Championships

W 9-0 W 9-0 W 9-0 Competed as Individuals

FEBRUARY Fri. Sun. Sat. Thu.

3 5 18 23

vs. Duquesne (@ Alpha Tennis Club) @ Penn vs. Carnegie Mellon (@ Glen Creek Tennis Club) @ Denison (Ohio)

MARCH Wed. Sun. Mon. Tue. Fri. Sat. Sun. Fri. Sat. Tue. Wed. Fri. Sat.

7 11 12 13 16 17 18 23 24 27 28 30 31

@ Cincinnati @ Nova Southern (Fla.) @ Lynn (Fla.) @ Barry (Fla.) @ Florida Southern @ Rollins (Fla.) WILLIAMS (Mass.) @ James Madison @ George Washington EDINBORO* @ Pittsburgh CLARION* @ IUP*

1 p.m. 11 a.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 10 a.m. 4 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 12 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

APRIL Tue. Sat. Tues. Fri. Fri.-Sat. Sat.-Sun Sat.-Mon.

3 7 10 13 20-21 21-22 28-30

@ Mercyhurst* @ West Virginia SLIPPERY ROCK* @ Villanova PSAC Team Championship (@ Bloomsburg) PSAC Individual Championships (@ Bloomsburg) NCAA Atlantic Regional Tournament

3:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. TBA TBA TBA

MAY Wed.-Sat.

16-19

NCAA National Tournament (Louisville, Ky.)

All dates and times are subject to change *- PSAC West Match HOME MATCHES IN ALL CAPS

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12 p.m. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m.

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SEASON PREVIEW PRESEASON CAPSULE

Ranks No. 33 in singles/No. 15 in doubles nationally;

Ranks No. 3 in singles/No. 2 in doubles regionally;

Played No. 1 singles/No. 1 doubles last season;

ITA Regional Player to Watch last year;

PSAC West Athlete of the Year last season;

All-PSAC West in singles, doubles in 2011;

Led team with 28 wins during singles play last year

Jade Pondicas (5-3, Jr.)

RETURNING SINGLES PLAYERS

RETURNING DOUBLES PLAYERS

Name Primary Pos. Overall Record Annabel Pieschl No. 1 28-9 Jade Pondicas No. 2 25-6 Franziska Steinhardt No. 3 22-10 Anastassiya Zherdeva No. 5 22-15

Names Primary Pos. Overall Record Annabel Pieschl No. 1 26-12 Jade Pondicas No. 1 29-10 Franziska Steinhardt No. 3 30-10 Anastassiya Zherdeva No. 2 23-11

Ranks No. 4 in singles/No. 2 in doubles regionally;

Played No. 2 singles/No. 1 doubles last season;

All-PSAC West in singles, doubles in 2011;

Set career high with 54 combined wins last year

Franziska Steinhardt (5-10, Sr.)

Ranks No. 6 in doubles nationally;

Ranks No. 9 in singles/No. 1 in doubles regionally;

Played No. 3 singles/No. 3 doubles last season;

All-PSAC West in singles in 2011;

Two-time ITA Regional Champion in doubles;

Led team with 30 wins during doubles play last year

Anastassiya Zherdeva (5-8, Sr.)

Receiving votes in singles nationally;

Ranks No. 5 in singles/No. 3 in doubles regionally;

Played No. 5 singles/No. 2 doubles last season;

Active team leader with 65 career wins in singles;

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Players Lost (2) Axelle Fernandez (5-8, Jr.)

Played No. 5 singles/No. 2 doubles last season

Posted career-high 22 wins in singles play Laurie Navarro (5-2, Sr.)

Played No. 6 singles/No. 3 doubles last season

Totaled 34 wins in doubles play over last two years

Newcomers (4) Jolien Borrenberghs (5-7, Fr.)

HISTORY

Played in two dual matches during the fall

Jesse Burrell (5-9, Fr.) Did not compete during the fall Ramona Czakon (6-1, Fr.)

Ranks No. 8 in singles/No. 3 in doubles regionally

Martina Rubesova (5-6, Sr.)

Ranks No. 12 in singles/No. 6 in doubles nationally;

Ranks No. 1 in singles/No. 1 in doubles regionally;

ITA Regional Champion in singles, doubles;

Transfer from Northwestern State

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ABOUT CAL U

program after transferring from Illinois State. The trio of freshmen Jolien Borrenberghs, Jesse Burrell and Ramona Czakon will compete for time at the sixth position. Czakon was ranked eighth in the region after an impressive fall season. Borrenberghs appeared on a limited basis while Burrell joined the program at semester break. In addition to a tested singles lineup, the Vulcans feature a skilled doubles group. All four of the returning players tallied at least 20 victories in doubles play last season, including a team-best 30 wins by Steinhardt while playing with five different doubles partners. Rubesova and Steinhardt will open the spring as the No. 6 tandem in the country. During the fall season, the tandem captured the ITA Atlantic Regional title in doubles play and placed sixth at the ITA National Championships. Steinhardt has been a regional doubles champion in each of her seasons with the program. An All-PSAC West doubles team last season, Pieschl and Pondicas figure to move to the second position this spring. Last year, the tandem combined for a 25-9 record with five victories against regionally-ranked opponents. Following an impressive fall, Pieschl and Pondicas open the spring as the No. 15 doubles team in the country. Czakon and Zherdeva look to round out the doubles lineup for the Vulcans. Zherdeva has posted at least 20 wins in doubles play in each of the last two seasons while playing with a different partner each year. The Vulcans will once again be tested by several dual matches this spring against NCAA Division I opponents. Cal U is scheduled to face four BIG EAST members, in addition to matches against defending-National Champions Barry (Fla.) and Williams (Mass.). With such a talented team returning this spring, Cal U looks to capture a sixth-straight league title and to challenge the rest of the premier teams in NCAA Division II for a national title.

Ranks No. 38 in singles/No. 15 in doubles nationally;

PLAYERS

After another impressive fall season, the Vulcans again look to challenge on the national stage during the 2012 campaign. Under two-time ITA National Coach of the Year Pablo Montana, Cal U has advanced to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament four times in the last five seasons. The Vulcans have proven to be the elite program in the PSAC, winning five-consecutive league titles. In each of those years, Cal U has featured the top player in the conference. Reigning PSAC West Athlete of the Year Annabel Pieschl is one four returning players for the Vulcans this spring. In her first season with the program, she led the team with 28 victories in singles play after primarily playing at the No. 1 position. A transfer from Stony Brook (N.Y.), Pieschl was the top-ranked player in the region in both singles and doubles last season. She will likely play at second singles this spring with the addition of senior Martina Rubesova, another former NCAA Division I player. Rubesova posted an impressive fall, winning the ITA Atlantic Regional titles in singles and doubles. She enters the spring as the top-ranked player in the region in both singles and doubles after previously playing at Northwestern State (La.). After playing most of last season at second singles, junior Jade Pondicas figures to play at the third slot this spring. She finished second on the team last year with 25 wins after playing at five different positions. Pondicas has combined for over 50 victories in singles play during two-plus years with the program and received All-PSAC West honors for the first time in her career last season. Senior Anastassiya Zherdeva looks to play at fourth singles and enters the spring as the team’s active leader with 65 career victories. After posting an undefeated spring as a freshman, she has posted 22 wins in each of the last two seasons. Fellow senior Franziska Steinhardt figures to move down to the fifth position after playing third singles last season. She earned All-PSAC West honors as a singles player in her first year with the

COACHING STAFF

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Players Returning (4) Annabel Pieschl (5-7, Sr.)

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NINE-TIME PSAC WEST CHAMPIONS • SEVEN-TIME PSAC CHAMPIONS • EIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES • FOUR NCAA QUARTERFINAL APPEARANCES

COACHING STAFF

PABLO MONTANA HEAD COACH 10th Year at Cal U montana@calu.edu Entering his 10th season as head coach of the California University of Pennsylvania tennis program, Pablo Montana has built the College: Tennessee Vulcans into one of the elite collegiate tennis programs in the nation. Wife: Karen Montana, the 2007 and 2010 Wilson/ Children: Alexis, Silas ITA National Coach of the Year, has posted a combined dual record of 190-56 overall COACHING EXPERIENCE and 61-15 mark in PSAC play to become the winningest coach in program history. The 2002-Present Cal U Head Coach Vulcans have earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament in eight of the last nine seasons, 1999-2002 Vanderbilt Assistant including quarterfinal appearances in four of 1999 USTA National Coach the last five years. Additionally, Montana has coached four All-Americans in Yumi Matsuto, Inga Chilingaryan, Helena VanEysendeyk and MONTANA YEAR-BY-YEAR Jutta Bornefeld. 02-03 12-9 .571 In 2008, Cal U capped one of Montana’s finest seasons with an appearance in the 03-04 18-8 .692 Round of 16, where it fell to West Florida to 04-05# 17-8 .680 finish No. 9 in the ITA rankings with a 26-3 05-06 17-9 .654 overall record. That same season, Chilingaryan and VanEysendeyk earned All-America 06-07*^#% 28@-2 .933@ status in doubles by finishing No. 2 in the 07-08* 26-3 .897 ITA rankings with a 20-1 record. The pair also 08-09*^# 23-3 .885 received All-America laurels in singles action 09-10*^% 24-6 .800 with VanEysendeyk ranking No. 4. 10-11*^# 22-8 .733 The previous season, the Vulcans advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament Fall 11 3-0 1.000 for the first time in program history. For his 10 YEARS 190@-56 .772@ efforts in guiding Cal U to a school-best 28-2 record and a No. 6 ranking by the ITA, @ - school record; * - PSAC Champions; Montana received Wilson/ITA National and ^ - NCAA Tournament; Regional Coach of the Year accolades. Under % - ITA National Coach of the Year his coaching, the Vulcans featured their first All-American doubles team in Chilingaryan # - PSAC West Coach of the Year and Matsuto.

THE MONTANA FILE

Montana guided Cal U to the NCAA Tournament in his first season with the program in 2003 with a 12-9 overall record. Over the next three seasons, the Vulcans posted at least 17 victories and appeared in the NCAA Tournament twice. In addition to the success on the court, Montana has guided the program into an elite program in the classroom. In each of the last eight seasons, the Vulcans have earned ITA AllAcademic honors with 28 players receiving ITA Scholar-Athlete status. A tennis standout in college, Montana was a two-time All-American at Tennessee from 1993-96. He was a three-time All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection, earning first-team honors in both singles and doubles play in 1996. Montana and doubles partner Chris Mahony were ranked No. 4 in the country at the end of his junior year, posting 23 victories. Montana and Mahony rank second in Volunteers’ history with 75 career doubles wins. After his collegiate career was finished, he served as a national coach with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) in 1999. In his first college coaching experience, Montana served as the assistant coach at Vanderbilt for three seasons. While with the Commodores, he helped coach Andrew Nisker, who in 2000 became the first Vanderbilt player to win an SEC Championship since 1982. During Montana’s tenure at Vanderbilt, the Commodores were ranked as high as No. 28 in 1999, the highest mark in the history of the program to that point. A native of Miami, Montana completed

his bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from Regents (N.Y.) in 1998 before he earned his master’s degree from Cal U in 2004. Montana and his wife Karen reside in Canonsburg, Pa., with their two children, Alexis and Silas.

OLZHAS TANIYEV Graduate Assistant Second Year at Cal U A former No. 1 singles and doubles player at Harding (Ark.), Olzhas Taniyev enters his second year as a graduate assistant with the California University of Pennsylvania tennis team in the 2012 spring season. Taniyev was a three-year player for the Bisons, a member of the Gulf South Conference (GSC). While on the court, he compiled a career record of 34-15 in singles play after playing at the first position as both a junior and senior. Taniyev also posted a career mark of 32-13 in doubles action in three seasons at Harding. He was a member of the All-GSC First Team and earned Academic All-GSC honors in 2008.

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Originally from Kazakhstan, Taniyev earned his bachelor’s degree in international business from Harding. While an amateur, he was the second-ranked junior in his native country and played on the junior International Tennis Federation (ITF) team. Taniyev, who is fluent in three languages, has previously served as the head counselor at Carmel Valley Tennis Camp and was the tennis professional at Alpine Hills, both of which are located in the state of California. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at Cal U.

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ATHLETIC SUCCESS 2011-12 PREVIEW

The start of 2011-12 athletic year saw Cal U take the lead in the Dixon Trophy standings and rank among top five in the Director’s Cup. This fall, the Vulcans won a pair of PSAC Championships, qualified four teams in the NCAA Tournament and featured four Academic All-Americans.

FOUR-STRAIGHT TOP-15 DIRECTOR’S CUP FINISHES

3 National Team Championships

Cal U has garnered four-straight top-15 finishes in the Learfield Sports Director’s Cup standings.

6 National Individual Championships

Softball (2) ................................................................. 1997, 1998 Women’s Basketball (1)..................................................... 2004

Track & Field (2) ................1983, 1984 - Brian Ferrari (10K) ..................................... 1985 - Jenise Lockhardt (high jump) Wrestling (2) ............1977, 1979 - Brian DePaoli (118-lbs.) .................................... 1988, 1989 - Ken Hackman (190-lbs.) Cross Country (1) .................................... 1983 - Brian Ferrari Swimming (1) ..............2011 - Melissa Gates (50 freestyle)

PLAYERS

2007-08 ............................................................... 8th 2008-09 ............................................................... 9th 2009-10 .............................................................. 2nd 2010-11 ............................................................. 12th

COACHING COACHING STAFF STAFF

TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

66 PSAC Team Championships

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Men’s Tennis (9) .............................. 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, .............................................................. 1960, 1963, 1968, 1971, ................................................................................................... 1972 Men’s Basketball (8) ....................... 1970, 1985, 1988, 1992 ............................................................... 1994, 1996, 1999, 2008 Football (8) ....................................... 1946, 1958, 1968, 1984, ............................................................... 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Men’s Tennis (8) ............................... 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 ............................................................... 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972 Women’s Tennis (7) ........................ 1991, 1993, 2007, 2008 ........................................................................... 2009, 2010, 2011 Softball (6) ......................................... 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998 ....................................................................................... 1999, 2000 Volleyball (7) ..................................... 1991, 1992, 2005, 2007 ........................................................................... 2008, 2009, 2011 Women’s Basketball (4)................. 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 Baseball (3).................................................... 1979, 2004, 2010 Women’s Golf (3) ......................................... 2008, 2009, 2010 Men’s Golf (1)........................................................................ 1980 Men’s Soccer (1)................................................................... 2008 Women’s Soccer (1) ............................................................ 2011

HISTORY

19 Academic All-Americans

Did You Know?

Cal U posted the highest finish of any PSAC school in the Directors’ Cup by placing second in 2009-10. The Vulcans are the only PSAC school to finish in the top five of the standings since the award was initiated prior to the 1995-96 academic year.

The Vulcans are the first team in the PSAC history to win at least a share of seven-straight divisional titles in football. Cal U also won 24-consecutive games in divisional play from 2007-10 while winning three outright league crowns.

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Did You Know?

Softball (6) ..................................Rochelle Dierkes (1995-96) ................................................................Julie Mackenzie (2010) ....................................................................... Kerry Novak (1997) ..................................................... Sonia Petrosoniak (2009-10) ...............................................................Lauren Shaheen (2010) ........................................................................Lisa Swoger (1984) Football (3) ................................................ Derek Katris (2006) ................................................................... Lloyd Price (2004-05) ........................................................................... Chet Welc (2011) Men’s Basketball (2) ..................................... Bill Belko (1984) .....................................................................Ray Gutierrez (1993) Men’s Soccer (2)...........................Camilo Hinestroza (2005) ..................................................................Charlie Dagnal (2011) Women’s Soccer (2) .............................Paula Jackson (2011) .................................................................... Kristen Orrett (2011) Baseball (1)..........................................Mike Larson (2004-05) Women’s Basketball (1).................... Heather Corby (1999) Volleyball (1) .......................................Renata da Silva (2009) XC/T&F (1)....................................... Christopher Clark (2009)

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NINE-TIME PSAC WEST CHAMPIONS • SEVEN-TIME PSAC CHAMPIONS • EIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES • FOUR NCAA QUARTERFINAL APPEARANCES

ROSTER Name

Cl.

Ht.

Hometown/High School

Jolien Borrenberghs

Fr.

5-7

Hasselt, Belgium/KA2 Sportschool

Jesse Burrell

Fr.

5-9

Perth, Australia/Presbyterian Ladies’ College

Ramona Czakon

Fr.

6-1

Trier, Germany/Tampereen Lyseon Lukio

Annabel Pieschl

Sr.

5-7

Gothenburg, Sweden/Katrinelund

Jade Pondicas

Jr.

5-3

Johannesburg, South Africa/British International Distance

Martina Rubesova

Sr.

5-6

Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic/Gymnazium Dr. Vaclava Smejkala

Franziska Steinhardt

Sr.

5-10

Anastassiya Zherdeva

Sr.

5-8

Bad Lausick, Germany/St. Augustin Gymnasium Almaty, Kazakhstan/Gumnasia Number 60

ROSTER BY ELIGIBILITY SENIORS - 4 Annabel Pieschl Martina Rubesova Franziska Steinhardt Anastassiya Zherdeva JUNIORS - 1 Jade Pondicas

Head Coach: Pablo Montana (Tennessee) Cal U Record: 190-56, 10th year

FRESHMEN - 3

Overall Record: 190-56, 10th year

Jolien Borrenberghs

Graduate Assistant: Olzhas Taniyev

Jesse Burrell Ramona Czakon

GEOGRAPHICAL BREAKDOWN Jolien Borrenberghs Hasselt, Belgium

Jesse Burrell Perth, Australia

Martina Rubesova Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic

Ramona Czakon Trier, Germany

Franziska Steinhardt Bad Lausick, Germany Australia

Anastassiya Zherdeva Almaty, Kazakhstan

Germany

Czech Republic

Belgium

Jade Pondicas Johannesburg, South Africa Annabel Pieschl Gothenburg, Sweden

Kazakhstan

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South Africa

Sweden

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SENIOR PROFILES GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN Senior Major: Business Administration

Senior Major: Business Administration Year Singles Dual Doubles Dual 2010-11 22-10 (.688) 17-9 (.654) 30-10 (.750) 21-9 (.700) Fall 2011 7-2 (.778) --- 11-2 (.846) --Career 29-12 (.707) 17-9 (.654) 41-12 (.774) 21-9 (.700) Fall 2011: Finished the fall No. 6 in the nation and No. 1 in the region with partner Martina Rubesova … ranked No. 9 in singles in the Atlantic Region … posted a 7-2 record in singles during the fall season … tallied an 11-2 mark in doubles play … posted three wins to advance to the quarterfinals at the Atlantic Regional Championships … won the doubles flight at the Atlantic Regional Championships with Rubesova … placed sixth with Rubesova at the ITA National Championships … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2011) … 201011: All-PSAC West First Team in singles … reached as high as No. 4 in the singles regional rankings before finishing the season No. 5 … was ranked No. 1 in the region and No. 7 in the country in doubles in the initial ITA rankings after the fall … posted 22 wins in singles, playing four different positions in dual play … opened the fall with nine-consecutive wins … advanced to the semifinals at the Atlantic Regional Championships … led the team with 30 doubles wins behind a 14-5 mark with partner Laurie Navarro … ended the season on a 12-match winning streak with Navarro … won the doubles draw during the fall at the Atlantic Regional Doubles Championship with Jutta Bornefeld … teamed with Bornefeld to place fifth at the ITA National Championships … ITA Scholar-Athlete … PSAC Scholar Athlete (2010-11) … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Spring 2011) On a Personal Note: Born July 24, 1989 … Daughter of Tim and Steffi Steinhardt

PLAYERS

Fall 2011: Ranked No. 33 in the in nation and third in the Atlantic Region … finished the fall No. 15 in the country in doubles and second in the region with partner Jade Pondicas … posted an 8-2 mark in singles play during the fall season … finished the fall with an 11-2 record in doubles … won three matches at Atlantic Regional Championships to advance to the semifinals … teamed with Pondicas to win four matches and advanced to the finals in the doubles flight at the Atlantic Regional Championships … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2010) … 2010-11: ITA Atlantic Region Player to Watch … PSAC West Athlete of the Year … PSAC Champion in singles and doubles … All-PSAC West First-Team in singles and doubles … ranked as high as No. 20 in the nation in singles, finishing the season at No. 33 … reached as high as No. 16 in the national doubles rankings with Pondicas, finishing the year at No. 21 … was No. 1 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in final Atlantic Region rankings … PSAC West Athlete of the Week (April 11) … won a team-high 28 singles matches on the season … collected a 13-7 record at the No. 1 singles position … defeated six regionallyranked opponents … captured the title in her singles flight at the Martha Thorn Invitational hosted by West Virginia … won the singles flight of the PSAC individual Championships … reached the finals at the Atlantic Regional Championships … finished the year with a 26-12 doubles record, including a 19-10 mark in dual contests … teamed with Pondicas to post a 13-7 record at the No. 1 doubles spot … the duo defeated five regionally-ranked tandems and closed the season by winning 11 of their final 12 matches … teamed with Pondicas to win the doubles flight of the PSAC Individual Championships … the duo reached the finals at the Atlantic Regional Championships … ITA Scholar-Athlete … PSAC Scholar Athlete (201011) … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2010, Spring 2011)

BAD LAUSICK, GERMANY

COACHING STAFF

Year Singles Dual Doubles Dual 2010-11 28-9 (.757) 17-8 (.680) 26-12 (.684) 19-10 (.655) Fall 2011 8-2 (.800) 3-0 (1.000) 11-2 (.846) 3-0 (1.000) Career 36-11 (.766) 20-8 (.714) 37-14 (.725) 22-10 (.688)

FRANZISKA STEINHARDT

2011-12 PREVIEW

ANNABEL PIESCHL

On a Personal Note: Born June 26, 1989 … Daughter of Thomas and Lillemor Pieschl

2010-11 REVIEW HISTORY

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ABOUT CAL U

Annabel Pieschl was selected the PSAC West Athlete of the Year last spring.

Franziska Steinhardt has won the ITA Atlantic Region doubles title in each of the last two seasons.

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SENIOR PROFILES ANASTASSIYA ZHERDEVA

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN Senior Major: Business Administration Year Singles Dual Doubles Dual 2008-09 12-0 (1.000) 12-0 (1.000) 7-2 (.778) 7-2 (.778) 2009-10 22-10 (.688) 18-8 (.692) 23-8 (.742) 22-7 (.759) 2010-11 22-15 (.594) 18-10 (.642) 23-11 (.676) 21-8 (.724) Fall 2011 9-3 (.750) 3-0 (1.000) 12-1 (.923) 3-0 (1.000) Career 65-28 (.699) 51-18 (.739) 65-22 (.747) 53-17 (.757) Fall 2011: Was among others receiving votes nationally and ranked fifth in the Atlantic Region … ranked No. 5 in the region in doubles with partner Ramona Czakon … finished with a 9-3 record in singles play during the fall season … won three matches to advance to the quarterfinals at the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships … posted a 12-1 record in doubles play … teamed with Czakon for three victories and advanced to the semifinals in the doubles flight at the ITA Atlantic Regional Championships … 2010-11: … Finished the year ranked No. 8 in the region in doubles with Axelle Fernandez … recorded 22 wins in singles with 18 victories in dual play … reached the quarterfinals at the PSAC Individual Championships … went 23-11 for the season in doubles with Fernandez … won 12 consecutive matches in doubles during the spring with Fernandez … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2010, Spring 2011) … 2009-10: ITA Atlantic Region Player to Watch … reached as high as No. 28 in the nation and No. 2 in the region in singles, finishing the season year at No. 4 in the region … was ranked regionally with two different players before finishing the year No. 3 with Jade Pondicas … PSAC West Athlete of the Week (April 5) … won 22 singles matches while playing at five different positions … defeated four regionallyranked opponents … advanced to the semifinals at the PSAC Individual Championships … finished the year with a 23-8 record in doubles with a team-best 22 wins in dual contests … teamed with Pondicas to post 14-3 record, including a 13-match win streak during the spring … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2009) … 2008-09: Posted an undefeated 12-0 record in singles after joining the program at semester break … collected seven wins in doubles with six-consecutive victories at the third position with Galina Vishnikina On a Personal Note: Born Aug. 11, 1990 ... Daughter of Igor and Irina Zherdeva

Anastassiya Zherdeva posted 22 victories in singles play in each of the last two seasons.

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RETURNER

NEWCOMERS JOLIEN BORRENBERGHS

Junior Major: Psychology

Freshman Major: Athletic Training

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

Singles 4-1 (.800)

Dual Doubles Dual --- 7-0 (1.000) 3-0 (1.000)

On a Personal Note: Born Sept. 3, 1992 ... Daughter of Monia Bollen and Jolen Borrenberghs

JESSE BURRELL

PERTH, AUSTRALIA Freshman Major: Sport Management On a Personal Note: Born April 6, 1993 ... Daughter of Mike and Yvette Burrell

RAMONA CZAKON

TRIER, GERMANY Freshman Major: Psychology Year Fall 2011

Singles Dual Doubles Dual 11-1 (.917) 3-0 (1.000) 12-1 (.923) 3-0 (1.000)

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On a Personal Note: Born April 11, 1991 ... Daughter of Angelos and Janice Pondicas

Year Fall 2011

PLAYERS

Fall 2011: Ranked No. 38 in the in nation and fourth in the Atlantic Region … finished the fall No. 15 in the country in doubles and second in the region with partner Annabel Pieschl … posted a 10-1 mark in singles play during the fall season … finished the fall with a 9-2 record in doubles … won four matches at Atlantic Regional Championships to advance to the semifinals … teamed with Pieschl to win four matches and advanced to the finals in the doubles flight at the Atlantic Regional Championships … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2011) … 2010-11: PSAC Champion in doubles … All-PSAC West First-Team in singles and doubles … ranked as high as No. 37 in the nation in singles, finishing the year at No. 40 … reached as high as No. 16 in the national doubles rankings with Pieschl, finishing the year at No. 21 … was No. 2 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in final Atlantic Region rankings … PSAC West Athlete of the Week (March 28) … posted 25 victories in singles with 19 wins in dual matches … collected two wins over regionally-ranked opponents … opened the fall with 10-straight victories, playing three different positions in dual play … finished the year with a 29-10 doubles record, including a team-best 22 wins in dual contests … teamed with Pieschl to post a 13-7 record at the No. 1 doubles spot … the duo defeated five regionally-ranked tandems and closed the season by winning 11 of their final 12 matches … teamed with Pieschl to win the doubles flight of the PSAC Individual Championships … the duo reached the finals at the Atlantic Regional Championships … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Fall 2010) … 2009-10: Ranked as high as No. 7 regionally in singles … finishing the year ranked third in the Atlantic Region in doubles with Anastassiya Zherdeva … PSAC West Athlete of the Week (April 19) … posted a 21-2 record in singles after joining the program at semester break … led the team in singles victories in dual matches … defeated three regionally-ranked opponents in singles … collected 17 wins in doubles play … teamed with Zherdeva to post a 14-3 record, including a 13-match win streak … ITA Scholar-Athlete … PSAC Scholar-Athlete (2009-10) … member of Cal U AD Honor Roll (Spring 2010)

HASSELT, BELGIUM

COACHING STAFF

Year Singles Dual Doubles Dual 2009-10 21-2 (.913) 21-2 (.913) 17-7 (.708) 17-7 (.708) 2010-11 25-6 (.806) 19-5 (.792) 29-10 (.744) 22-8 (.733) Fall 2011 10-1 (.909) 3-0 (1.000) 9-2 (.820) 3-0 (1.000) Career 56-9 (.862) 43-7 (.860) 55-19 (.743) 42-15 (.737)

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JADE PONDICAS

On a Personal Note: Born Jan. 17, 1990 ... Daughter of Maria Paczos

USTI NAD LABEM, CZECH REPUBLIC

HISTORY

MARTINA RUBESOVA

Senior Major: Business Administration Year Fall 2011

Dual Doubles --- 9-2 (.818)

Dual ---

Transfer from Northwestern State (La.) On a Personal Note: Born April 26, 1988 ... Daughter of Zdenek Rubes and Drahomira Rubesova

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ABOUT CAL U

Jade Pondicas earned All-PSAC West honors in both singles and doubles last year.

Singles 10-2 (.833)


NINE-TIME PSAC WEST CHAMPIONS • SEVEN-TIME PSAC CHAMPIONS • EIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES • FOUR NCAA QUARTERFINAL APPEARANCES

ACADEMIC SUCCESS BUILDING CHARACTER. BUILDING CAREERS. California University of Pennsylvania is a diverse, caring and scholarly learning community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional studies. For more than 150 years Cal U has been known for its educational excellence and for its commitment to the core values of Integrity, Civility and Responsibility. At Cal U, students are our first priority. As an undergraduate, students can choose from more than 150 programs of study in three undergraduate colleges. Whether one is interested in using robotic technology in the field of engineering or helping to shape the future as an early childhood educator, students will find an academic program perfect for them. When our core values of Integrity, Civility and Responsibility are coupled with real-world training, we see a big difference in the types of jobs our graduates get. To advance our mission of building the character and careers of students, Cal U relies upon committed faculty, motivated students, challenging programs and exceptional facilities. Our Character Education Institute provides character education to Cal U students, faculty and staff, and corporate training to regional organizations and businesses. The institute serves as a resource center for education majors, and assists school districts and local organizations in advancing character development.

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For 10-straight semesters, Cal U athletic programs have compiled a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or higher.

Last year, the Vulcans made 11 team and 11 individual appearances in NCAA postseason play.

The Vulcans featured 12 Capital One Academic All-District selections during the 2010-11 academic year.

A combined 155 student-athletes from Cal U, representing all sports, were named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the 2010-11 academic year. A total of 225 Cal U student-athletes, representing all sports were named to the Spring 2011 edition of the Cal U Athletic Director Honor Roll after a record 240 athletes earned the honor for the Fall 2010 semester.

Listed below are the 2010-11 PSAC Scholar-Athletes from Tennis:

Axelle Fernandez Nina Kowalski Mariana Oliveira Annabel Pieschl Franziska Steinhardt

Cal U was named an ITA All-Academic Team for the eighth-consecutive year in 2011.

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INGA CHILINGARYAN YEREVAN, ARMENIA

COACHING STAFF

2007 Doubles 2008 Singles, Doubles

YUMI MATSUTO

PLAYERS

KOBESHI, JAPAN 2007 Doubles

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HELENA VANEYSENDEYK MEYTHET, FRANCE

HISTORY

2008 Singles, Doubles 2009 Singles

ABOUT CAL U

JUTTA BORNEFELD

VAREL, GERMANY 2010 Singles

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2010-11 RESULTS NINE-TIME PSAC WEST CHAMPIONS • SEVEN-TIME PSAC CHAMPIONS • EIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES • FOUR NCAA QUARTERFINAL APPEARANCES

FALL SEASON DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

SCORE

09/11-12/10

@ West Virginia Martha Thorn Invitational

Morgantown, W.Va.

09/14/10

@ Radford (Va.)

Radford, Va.

W 7-0

09/17/10

WEST CHESTER

CALIFORNIA, PA.

W 9-0

09/17/10

CHEYNEY

CALIFORNIA, PA.

W 9-0

09/19/10

@ James Madison (Va.)

Harrisonburg, Va.

09/24-26/10

@ Michigan State Spartan Invitational

East Lansing, Mich.

09/24-29/10

@ ITA Atlantic Regional Championships

Charleston, W.Va.

Competed as Individuals

10/09-10/10

@ PSAC Individual Championships

Shippensburg, Pa.

Competed as Individuals

10/14-16/10

@ ITA Small College Championships

Mobile, Ala.

Competed as Individuals

Competed as Individuals

W 6-1

Competed as Individuals

SPRING SEASON DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

02/01/11

@ Duquesne

Monroeville, Pa.

W 4-3

02/02/11

@ Youngstown State

Boardman, Ohio

W 6-1

02/08/11

@ Penn State

State College, Pa.

02/12/11

@ #5 Denison (Ohio)

Granville, Ohio

W 6-3

02/12/11

#8 CARNEGIE MELLON

SOUTH PARK, PA.

W 8-1

02/19/11

GEORGE WASHINGTON (D.C.)

SOUTH PARK, PA.

L 4-5

02/20/11

@ West Virginia

Morgantown, W.Va.

W 4-3

02/26/11

@ #58 Maryland

College Park, Md.

L 1-6

03/03/11

@ #3 Lynn (Fla.)

Boca Raton, Fla.

L 0-9

03/04/11

@ #42 Palm Beach Atlantic

West Palm Beach, Fla.

W 9-0

03/05/11

@ #22 Nova Southeastern (Fla.)

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

W 6-3

03/06/11

@ #4 Barry (Fla.)

Miami Shores, Fla.

L 1-8

03/09/11

@ #12 Florida Southern

Lakeland, Fla.

L 4-5

03/16/11

@ Temple

Philadelphia, Pa.

L 1-6

03/20/11

VILLANOVA

CALIFORNIA, PA.

W 9-0

03/25/11

#22 CONCORDIA (N.Y.)

SOUTH PARK, PA.

W 8-1

04/04/11

INDIANA (PA.)*

MONROEVILLE, PA.

W 9-0

04/07/11

@ Clarion*

Clarion, Pa.

W 9-0

04/08/11

MERCYHURST*

MONROEVILLE, PA.

W 9-0

04/14/11

@ #39 Slippery Rock*

Slippery Rock, Pa.

W 9-0

04/21/11

vs. West Chester^

Bloomsburg, Pa.

W 5-0

04/22/11

vs. Indiana (Pa.)^

Bloomsburg, Pa.

W 5-0

05/02/11

WEST LIBERTY$

MONROEVILLE, PA.

W 6-0

05/03/11

#47 MERCYHURST$

MONROEVILLE, PA.

W 6-0

05/11/11

vs. #33 Drury (Mo.)$

Altamonte Springs, Fla.

W 5-1

05/12/11

vs. #12 Clayton State (Ga.)

Altamonte Springs, Fla.

L 3-5

$

* - PSAC West Match; ^ - PSAC Team Championship; $ - NCAA Tournament HOME MATCHES IN ALL CAPS

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SCORE

L 1-6


2010-11 STATISTICS SINGLES

OVERALL

PSAC

1

12-2 3-0 9-2 0-0 3-0 22-15 20-9 2-6 4-0 --- 2-7 2-2 0-5 0-0 --- 16-10 15-7 1-3 4-0 --- 28-9 17-8 11-1 4-0 13-7 25-6 19-5 6-1 4-0 1-0 22-10 17-9 5-1 4-0 1-2 22-15 18-10 4-5 4-0 --- 150-74 112-50 38-24 24-0 18-9 .670 .691 .613 1.000 .667

DOUBLES

3

--- --- --- --- 4-1 7-2 6-4 --- 17-7 .708

4

5

--- --- 1-0 2-2 --- --- --- --- --- --- 5-2 3-1 8-3 2-0 3-4 12-6 17-9 19-9 .654 .679

6

vs. Nat’l

--- --- 17-7 --- 1-0 1-2 --- 15-7 --- --- 3-0 --- --- --- 1-0 2-0 22-7 19-9 .759 .679

vs. Reg’l

0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-1 0-3 0-1 1-10 .091

0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 6-5 2-1 2-2 0-1 10-11 .476

OVERALL

DUAL

TOUR

PSAC

1

2

3

vs. Nat’l

vs. Reg’l

25-9 12-1 2-4 23-11 1-0 1-3 3-1 14-5 2-1 84-35 .706

18-7 3-0 1-0 21-8 1-0 1-3 3-1 14-5 2-1 65-25 .722

7-2 9-1 1-4 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 19-10 .655

4-0 0-0 0-0 4-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-0 0-0 12-0 1.000

15-7 3-0 --- --- 1-0 1-3 --- --- --- 20-10 .667

3-0 --- --- 20-7 --- --- --- --- --- 23-7 .767

--- --- 1-0 1-1 --- --- 3-1 14-5 2-1 22-8 .733

1-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-5 .167

5-3 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-5 .500

PLAYERS

Annabel Pieschl/Jade Pondicas Jutta Bornefeld/Franziska Steinhardt Nina Kowalski/Laurie Navarro Axelle Fernandez/Anastassiya Zherdeva Jade Pondicas/Franziska Steinhardt Annabel Pieschl/Franziska Steinhardt Laurie Navarro/Jade Pondicas Laurie Navarro/Franziska Steinhardt Nina Kowalski/Franziska Steinhardt Totals Percentage

2

COACHING STAFF

Jutta Bornefeld Axelle Fernandez Nina Kowalski Laurie Navarro Annabel Pieschl Jade Pondicas Franziska Steinhardt Anastassiya Zherdeva Totals Percentage

DUAL TOUR

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OVERALL RECORD: 22-8 PSAC WEST 4-0; HOME 9-1; AWAY 10-6; NEUTRAL 3-1; NATIONAL RANKED 9-5; REGIONAL RANKED 11-4

2010-11 REVIEW REVIEW HISTORY ABOUT CAL U

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NINE-TIME PSAC WEST CHAMPIONS • SEVEN-TIME PSAC CHAMPIONS • EIGHT NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES • FOUR NCAA QUARTERFINAL APPEARANCES

ALL-TIME HONORS ITA REGIONAL SINGLES CHAMPION 2006 - Inga Chilingaryan 2007 - Helena VanEysendeyk 2008 - Helena VanEysendeyk 2009 - Alina Stanila 2010 - Jutta Bornefeld 2011 - Martina Rubesova ITA REGIONAL DOUBLES CHAMPION 2005 - Katie Anderson/Inga Chilingaryan 2006 - Inga Chilingaryan/Yumi Matsuto 2007 - Lisa Santoro/Helena VanEysendeyk 2008 - Axelle Fernandez/Helena VanEysendeyk 2009 - Nina Kowalski/Laurie Navarro 2010 - Jutta Bornefeld/Franziska Steinhardt 2011 - Martina Rubesova/Franziska Steinhardt ITA SENIOR NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2009 - Helena VanEysendeyk ITA SENIOR REGIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2008 - Inga Chilingaryan 2009 - Helena VanEysendeyk ITA REGIONAL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 2010 - Jutta Bornefeld ITA REGIONAL PLAYER TO WATCH 2006 - Inga Chilingaryan 2007 - Helena VanEysendeyk 2010 - Anastassiya Zherdeva 2011 - Annabel Pieschl ITA ARTHUR ASHE REGIONAL AWARD 2005 - Linda Escobedo

ITA SCHOLAR-ATHLETES 2004 - Linda Escobedo 2005 - Andra Preda 2006 - Katie Anderson Andra Preda Traci Provins Daniella Zevallos 2007 - Jessica Brown Inga Chilingaryan Lauren Hovey Yumi Matsuto Nina Reiswich Helena VanEysendeyk 2008 - Nina Kowalski Helena VanEysendeyk 2009 - Axelle Fernandez Nina Kowalski Mariana Oliveira Helena VanEysendeyk 2010 - Jutta Bornefeld Julia Cohen Axelle Fernandez Nina Kowalski Mariana Oliveira Jade Pondicas 2011 - Axelle Fernandez Nina Kowalski Annabel Pieschl Franziska Steinhardt

WILSON/ITA NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR 2007 - Pablo Montana 2010 - Pablo Montana ITA REGIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR 2005 - Pablo Montana 2007 - Pablo Montana 2010 - Pablo Montana CoSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT 2009 - Helena VanEysendeyk (second team) 2010 - Nina Kowalski (third team)

ITA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

PSAC HONORS ALL-PSAC WEST SINGLES!

ALL-PSAC WEST DOUBLES!

ALL-PSAC^

2006 First Team* Katie Anderson Jessica Brown Inga Chilingaryan

2006 First Team* M. Anderson/I. Chilingaryan

2001 Second Team Linda Escobedo Olga Gonzalez

2007 First Team* Inga Chilingaryan Helena VanEysendeyk 2008 First Team* Inga Chilingaryan Nina Kowalski Marina Quintana Helena VanEysendeyk 2009 First Team* Axelle Fernandez Alina Stanila Helena VanEysendeyk 2010 First Team* Jutta Bornefeld Alina Stanila 2011 First Team* Annabel Pieschl Jade Pondicas Franziska Steinhardt

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2007 First Team* Inga Chilingaryan/Yumi Matsuto Lisa Santoro/H. VanEysendeyk 2008 First Team* I. Chilingaryan/H. VanEysendeyk Nina Kowalski/Marina Quintana 2009 First Team* A. Stanila/H. VanEysendeyk Axelle Fernandez/Nina Kowalski 2010 First Team* Jutta Bornefeld/Nina Kowalski 2011 First Team* Annabel Pieschl/Jade Pondicas ALL-PSAC WEST@ 2005 First Team* Melissa Anderson Linda Escobedo Olga Gonzalez

2003 Second Team Kylie Corsi Linda Escodedo Olga Gonzalez 2004 First Team Linda Escobedo Second Team Olga Gonzalez PSAC WEST ATHLETE OF THE YEAR% 2006 - Inga Chilingaryan 2007 - Inga Chilingaryan 2008 - Helena VanEysendeyk 2009 - Helena VanEysendeyk 2010 - Jutta Bornefeld 2011 - Annabel Pieschl

PSAC WEST ROOKIE OF THE YEAR%

PSAC WEST TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

2008 - Nina Kowalski 2009 - Alina Stanila

1991, 1993, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

PSAC WEST COACH OF THE YEAR% 2005 - Pablo Montana 2007 - Pablo Montana 2009 - Pablo Montana 2011- Pablo Montana PSAC SINGLES CHAMPION 2006 - Inga Chilingaryan (Fall) 2006 - Inga Chilingaryan (Spring) 2007 - Helena VanEysendeyk 2008 - Alina Stanila 2009 - Alina Stanila 2010 - Annabel Pieschl PSAC DOUBLES CHAMPION 2006 - Y. Matsuto/L. Santoro (Fall) 2007 - O. Alekseeva/L. Santoro 2008 - A. Fernandez/H. VanEysendeyk 2009 - N. Kowalski/L. Navarro 2010 - A. Pieschl/J. Pondicas

1991 • 1993 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 PSAC CHAMPIONS

PSAC TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 1991, 1993, 2007, 2008 2009, 2010, 2011 * - selected only one team ^ - selected from 2001-04 @ - selected in 2005 % - selected from 2005-present ! - selected 2006-present


PSAC

Originating in 1951 to administer and promote men’s athletics, the Pennsylvania

Staff Steve Murray - Commissioner Will Adair - Associate Commissioner Carlin Chesick - Assistant Commissioner/ Senior Woman Administrator Matt Beltz - Director of Media Relations

COACHING STAFF

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 206 Annex Building Lock Haven, PA 17745

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State Athletic Conference has evolved into one of the NCAA’s most heralded intercollegiate conferences. The first major step came in 1977, when based on a growing interest, the league reorganized to provide a structure for its women’s programs. Only three years later, lacking a standard competitive division, league voted to reclassify the entire conference to NCAA Division II. Among its recent enhancements the PSAC has expanded its membership twice during a four-year span. The first occurred during the 2008-09 academic year with the addition of full-time members Gannon University and Mercyhurst College, and associate member Long Island UniversityC.W. Post. Over the past year, the PSAC’s Board of Directors agreed to welcome Seton Hill University as an associate member to begin play in field hockey during the 2011-12 campaign. The membership now consists of 16 full-time institutions and the two associate members. All of the league’s full-time members are located within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which makes the PSAC the largest one-state conference in the NCAA. The league has also grown to share the distinctions as: The largest conference in Division II, the largest football-playing conference in the NCAA, and, with 23, the conference that sponsors the most championships at the Division II level. Highly competitive on a regional and national level, PSAC schools annually combine to send nearly one-third of its teams into

NCAA postseason play. Ultimately, the membership’s success has yielded 43 NCAA team and 246 individual title winners. While proud of its athletic accomplishments, the league also has evolved into one of Division II’s finest from an academic standpoint. Today, nearly one-third of the PSAC’s estimated 6,300 participants are honored each year as “Scholar-Athletes” for maintaining a grade-point average of 3.25 or better - a total that has nearly doubled since PSAC Scholar-Athletes were first recognized in the mid1990s. Although all 16 current institutions are members of Division II, seven league schools also compete at the Division I level in select sports. PSAC schools enroll over 127,000 students and claim over 710,000 alumni, including 483,000 who reside in Pennsylvania. The PSAC is governed by the presidents of the 16 member institutions. It employs a commissioner, an associate and assistant commissioner, and a director of media relations at its headquarters in Lock Haven, Pa.

PLAYERS

* - first-year program, not eligible for PSAC Championship

PSAC WEST ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Annabel Pieschl, California

ALL-PSAC WEST DOUBLES Katie Eaton/ Tabtip Louhabanjong, IUP Kim Ezzo/ Caroline Bristol, Mercyhurst Annabel Pieschl/ Jade Pondicas, California

PSAC WEST FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR Tabtip Louhabanjong, IUP

PSAC WEST COACH OF THE YEAR Pablo Montana, California

HISTORY

Eastern Division Team................................... PSAC................Pct...............Overall.................Pct. Bloomsburg.....................................6-0................ 1.000........................ 14-5.................... .737 West Chester...................................5-1.................. .833......................15-10.................... .600 East Stroudsburg...........................4-2.................. .667...........................7-6.................... .538 Millersville........................................3-3.................. .500...........................6-8.................... .429 Kutztown..........................................2-4.................. .333........................ 3-11.................... .212 Shippensburg.................................1-5.................. .167........................ 1-14............................. Cheyney............................................0-5.................. .000...........................0-9.................... .000

ALL-PSAC WEST SINGLES Kim Ezzo, Mercyhurst Tabtip Louhabanjong, IUP Sarah Lynch, Slippery Rock Annabel Pieschl, California Jade Pondicas, California Franziska Steinhardt, California

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2010-11 PSAC TEAMS STANDINGS Western Division Team................................... PSAC................Pct...............Overall.................Pct. California................................ 4-0.............1.000...................22-8............... .733 IUP.......................................................2-2.................. .500........................ 21-7.................... .750 Slippery Rock..................................2-2.................. .500........................ 15-7.................... .682 Mercyhurst.......................................2-2.................. .500........................ 18-6.................... .750 Clarion...............................................0-4.................. .000........................ 3-14.................... .176 Edinboro*.......................................... --- ..................... --- ....................... 2-12.................... .143

2011 PSAC TOURNAMENT Quarterfinals - April 18 (E2) West Chester d. (E3) East Stroudsburg, 5-0 (W2) IUP d. (W3) Slippery Rock, 5-3

ABOUT CAL U

Semifinals - April 21 (@ Bloomsburg, Pa.) (W1) California d. (E2) West Chester, 5-0 (W2) IUP d. (E1) Bloomsburg, 5-1 Finals - April 22 (@ Bloomsburg, Pa.) (W1) California d. (W2) IUP, 5-0 The Vulcans won their fifth-consecutive PSAC Championship last spring.

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HISTORY Over the last decade, the Vulcans have transformed into the most dominant team in the Atlantic Region and one of the elite programs across NCAA Division II. Leading the transformation has been head coach Pablo Montana, a former two-time AllAmerican doubles player while at Tennessee. For his effort, Montana has been selected the ITA National Coach of the Year twice in his career. In the years preceding his hire, Cal U posted a pair of two-win seasons and the 2001-02 campaign was suspended due to an incomplete roster. Montana made an immediate impact with the program, as the Vulcans qualified for the NCAA Tournament in his first season. Cal U finished the season with a 12-9 overall record and was ranked seventh in the region. After not playing the previous year, sophomores Linda Escobedo and Olga Gonzalez earned All-PSAC honors for the second time in their careers. Cal U built upon the success the following season, compiling an 18-8 mark and ranking sixth in the region. However, the Vulcans finished sixth in the conference and were not selected to the postseason. Escobedo was named to the All-PSAC FirstTeam for the first time in her career. Gonzalez also garnered league honors, as she received secondteam accolades as a junior. In 2005, Cal U captured its first PSAC West title in more than a decade and advanced to the semifinals of the PSAC Tournament. The Vulcans finished the season with a 17-9 overall record and earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three seasons. For his efforts, Montana was selected the PSAC West Coach of the Year for the first time in his career. Escobedo, Gonzalez and junior transfer Melissa Anderson each received All-PSAC West First Team honors. Escobedo finished her career with nearly 50 victories in singles play after leading the team in wins as a senior. A native of Texas, she was also the recipient of the ITA/Arthur Ashe Regional Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship. The award is presented to a player who exhibits outstanding sportsmanship and leadership, as well as scholastic, extracurricular and tennis achievements. With the addition of Inga Chilingaryan, the Vulcans posted 17 wins in 2006, while repeating as divisional c h a m p i o n s and finishing as the runnerup at the PSAC Championships. A dominating player, Chilingaryan posted a 29-1 record in singles and was selected the PSAC West Athlete of the Year. In 2007, Cal U ascended onto the national stage after totaling a school record 28 victories Inga Chilingaryan was a and ranking No. two-time All-American in 6 in the country. doubles play. Montana guided

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The Vulcans have won five-consecutive PSAC Championships dating back to 2007 and have featured the PSAC West Athlete of the Year each season since 2006. the Vulcans to their first PSAC Championship since consecutive PSAC Championship the following year. 1993 and led the program to the quarterfinals of Cal U also made a second-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. Jutta history. For his efforts, Montana was named the ITA Bornefeld became the first freshman in school National Coach of the Year. Chilingaryan repeated history to earn All-America status, as she finished as PSAC West Athlete of the Year and teamed with the year as the No. 19 singles player in the country. newcomer Yumi Matsuto to earn ITA All-America The ITA Regional Rookie and PSAC West Athlete of status as a doubles team. the Year, Bornefeld posted 20 wins during the spring The following year, the Vulcans repeated as season. PSAC Champions and advanced to the Round of Cal U continued its run to the quarterfinals 16 in the NCAA Tournament before finishing the in 2011, finishing with a 22-8 overall record. Junior year with 26 wins. Junior Helena VanEysendeyk and transfer Annabel Pieschl was named PSAC West Chilingaryan became the most dominating doubles Athlete of the Year and was one of three players to team in school history, finishing the year No. 2 in the earn All-PSAC West honors. country. Both standouts earned All-America honors Building on previous success, the Vulcans look as both singles and doubles players. to maintain their dominance in the PSAC and the Anchored by the play of VanEysendeyk in 2009, Atlantic Region while still challenging for the first Cal U again reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA National Championship in program history. To u r n a m e n t and claimed a third-straight conference title. VanEysendeyk was named the ITA Senior National Player of the Year after finishing the season with a 26-2 record in singles and 30 wins in doubles play. Even with the departure of the all-time winningest player in school history, Montana led the Vulcans Helena VanEysendeyk was a two-time All-American in singles and to a 24-6 record was selected the ITA Senior National Player of the Year in 2009. and a fourth-

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Angelo Armenti, Jr. President

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elcome to California University of Pennsylvania and another exciting season of Vulcan tennis. I am confident that Coach Pablo Montana, his staff and the players will continue to build upon the tennis tradition and make this a year to remember. This was a year of remarkable achievements at Cal U. In the past 12 months our academic offerings have been strengthened and expanded. Our beautiful campus continues to evolve, and our enrollment continues to grow. Our athletic teams won statewide and regional titles. Cal U finished in the Top 15 in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings for an impressive fourth-consecutive year. During the 2009-10 academic year Cal U’s second placefinish was the highest by a PSAC school since the Directors’ Cup was initiated prior to the 1995-96 academic year. We are very proud of our student-athletes, coaches and many individuals behind the scenes who are responsible for this magnificent accomplishment. I am particularly proud of our student-athletes who perform well not only on the field of play, but also in the classroom. During the Fall 2011 semester, a total of 239 California University of Pennsylvania student-athletes, representing all sports, were named to the Cal U Athletic Director Honor Roll after a record 240 student-athletes earned the honor during previous fall semester. For the 11th-consecutive semester, the Cal U athletic programs compiled a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or higher. In addition, a combined 155 student-athletes from Cal U representing all sports (fall, winter and spring) were named PSAC Scholar-Athletes for the 2010-11 academic year. Our athletes have put in hundreds of hours of practice, and their hard work and dedication make them winners regardless of the score. The same can be said of the coaching staff, whose devotion to their sport and their players is an inspiration. The mission of Cal U is to build character and build careers. While the formal part of the education occurs in classrooms, laboratories and internship sites, the other part of a college education takes place in residence halls, the Natali Student Union and in various sport venues, such as Roadman Park. Tennis and our other athletic programs provide students with an experience that helps them to learn and to grow in ways that will benefit them the rest of their lives. Teamwork is important not only on the field, but in the boardroom, the operating room and in the classroom. Many of our alumni who were student-athletes during their time here have distinguished themselves in endeavors far removed from their sport, but they have carried with them the important life lessons they have learned on the field and from their coaches, their teammates and even their opponents. I hope that you enjoy the 2011-12 season and that you will support all of these young athletes enthusiastically.

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On May 19, 1992, Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr. was appointed by the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education as the sixth president of California University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1852. He holds a B.S. degree in Physics from Villanova University, and MA and Ph.D. degrees from Temple University in special and general relativity, respectively. He had a distinguished 20-year career at Villanova University prior to becoming president of California University. At Villanova he served as professor of physics, chair of the department of physics, Dean of University College, and Director of Planning. In addition to scholarly publications in scientific journals, Dr. Armenti received the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1978, and was named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow in 1992, one of only thirty-two individuals selected nationally for this recognition. His book, The Physics of Sports, commissioned by the American Institute of Physics, remains in print since its initial publication in 1992. Since Dr. Armenti’s arrival at California University in 1992, applications have increased by 90%; average SATs have increased by 113 points; FTE enrollments have increased by 43%; and four-year graduation rates have increased by 94%. Many new academic programs have been initiated including: Master of Social Work (MSW); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Science in Multi-Media Technology; Physical Therapy Assistant; Sports Management; Graphic Design, Computer Engineering Technology, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Music Technology and Nursing Administration. Other University accomplishments since his arrival as president include: creation of an Athletic Hall of Fame; winning the Dixon Trophy as well as three National championships (two in women’s softball and one in women’s basketball); a successfully completed $13 million (first ever) capital campaign; a second capital campaign that is currently on schedule to reach its $35 million goal; a twenty-fold increase in endowment funds; the adoption by the University of the core values of Integrity, Civility, and Responsibility; the adoption of a University Bill of Rights and Responsibilities; the creation of the University Forum—a new governance structure; adoption of a new general education curriculum; implementation of a $200 million master plan, including: the building of the Eberly Science and Technology Center, the Kara Alumni House, the Duda Classroom Building, a 6,000 seat Convocation Center, and six modern new residence halls; the renovation or expansion of numerous other buildings on campus; and the creation of Global Online, the University’s internet-based outreach to some 2,000 students from around the world. Dr. Armenti has been active with the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and has served as Campaign Chair and President of the Mon Valley United Way. In 2001 he became a Certified Covey Trainer on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. He is a member of the board of directors of the Washington County Redevelopment Authority, a member of the board of directors of the Greater Pittsburgh council of Boy Scouts of America, and Chair of the Commission of Presidents of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. He is married to the former Barbara Malinowski and, together, they have five grown children and nine grandchildren. His avocations include piano, photography and sailing.

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UNIVERSITY & ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION

DR. LENORA ANGELONE Vice President for Student Development & Services

CRAIG BUTZINE

Vice President for Marketing & University Relations

DR. CHARLES A. MANCE Vice President for University Technology Services

FRANK BAUER

Associate Vice President for Athletic Development

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DR. KAREN HJERPE

Interim Athletic Director Sr. Woman Administrator

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GERALDINE M. JONES Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

ROBERT J. THORN

Interim Vice President of Administration & Finance

DR. BILL BIDDINGTON Faculty Athletic Representative


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BUILDING CHARACTER. BUILDING CAREERS.

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The University is inspired by its core values of Integrity, Civility and Responsibility.

On May 19, 1992, Dr. Angelo Armenti, Jr. was appointed by the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education as the sixth president of California University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1852.

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Cal U’s world class facilities provide the best in student housing and the new geothermal technologies have helped California University reduce power consumption to 57 percent less energy. Cal U is home to more than 100 clubs and organizations. The Student Activities Board provides various programs which include: concerts, lectures, films, off-campus trips and recreational activities, to name a few.

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California University of Pennsylvania, a comprehensive regional institution of higher education and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a diverse, caring and scholarly learning community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional studies that is devoted to building character and careers, broadly defined. The University is inspired by its core values of Integrity, Civility and Responsibility and is guided by its Bill of Rights and Responsibilities: We have the right to safety and security; We have the responsibility to ensure the safety and security of others; We have the right to be treated with respect; We have the responsibility to treat others with respect; We have the right to expect the best; We have the responsibility to give our best; We have the right to be treated fairly; We have the responsibility to treat others fairly. To advance its ultimate mission of building the character and careers of students, the University shall focus its efforts on three goals: student achievement and success, institutional excellence, and community service. These interrelated ends will be facilitated by the following means: high quality faculty, students, programs and facilities. These means, in turn, will be funded through an energetic program of resource acquisition and stewardship. The University is located on 294 acres in the borough of California, Pa., just 35 miles south of Pittsburgh on the banks of the Monongahela River. Here, highly trained faculty members, caring staff and state-ofthe-art facilities combine to help every student develop a degree of character while preparing for a meaningful career.

As undergraduates, Cal U students can choose from more than 150 programs of study in three undergraduate colleges.

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President and Mrs. Armenti


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SEPTEMBER Fri.-Sat. 9-10 Fri.-Sun. 16-18 Sat.-Mon. 24-26

@ Carnegie Mellon Invitational Competed as Individuals Competed as Individuals @ Oberlin (Ohio) Invitational @ ITA Regional Championships Competed as Individuals

OCTOBER Sat. 8 Sat. 8 Sun. 9 Thu.-Sat. 13-15

vs. Shippensburg (@ Bloomsburg) W 9-0 vs. East Stroudsburg (@ Bloomsburg) W 9-0 @ Bloomsburg W 9-0 @ ITA National Championships Competed as Individuals

FEBRUARY Fri. 3 Sun. 5 Sat. 18 Thu. 23

vs. Duquesne (@ Alpha Tennis Club) @ Penn vs. Carnegie Mellon (@ Glen Creek Tennis Club) @ Denison (Ohio)

12 p.m. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. 2 p.m.

MARCH Wed. Sun. Mon. Tue. Fri. Sat.

@ Cincinnati @ Nova Southern (Fla.) @ Lynn (Fla.) @ Barry (Fla.) @ Florida Southern @ Rollins (Fla.)

1 p.m. 11 a.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 10 a.m.

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WILLIAMS (MASS.) @ James Madison @ George Washington EDINBORO* @ Pittsburgh CLARION* @ IUP*

4 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 12 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

APRIL Tue. 3 Sat. 7 Tues. 10 Fri. 13 Fri.-Sat. 20-21 Sat.-Sun 21-22 Sat.-Mon. 28-30

@ Mercyhurst* 3:30 p.m. @ West Virginia 1 p.m. SLIPPERY ROCK* 3:30 p.m. @ Villanova 1:30 p.m. PSAC Team Championship (@ Bloomsburg) TBA PSAC Individual Championships (@ Bloomsburg) TBA NCAA Atlantic Regional Tournament TBA

MAY Wed.-Sat. 16-19

NCAA National Tournament (Louisville, Ky.)

*- PSAC West Match HOME MATCHES IN ALL CAPS All dates and times subject to change.

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