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2009-10 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 2009-10 Nittany Lion Tennis Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Season Preview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-5 Off the Court With the Lions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-7 Head Coach Dawna Prevette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Q&A with Dawna Prevette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Assistant Coach Evan Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Sarah Lotto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Lauren McCarthy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Denisa Zobeideh/Maria Prishlyak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Allie Hefter/Kristen Roth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Michaela Stracar/Petra Januskova . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

Sarah Henderson/Amy Simidian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Sarni Tennis center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 2010 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Nittany Lion Tennis Alumni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19-20 The Penn State Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21-26 Big Ten Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Penn State Athletic Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 2008-09 in Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 All-Time Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Off the Court Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Why I Chose Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32

FALL SCHEDULE

MEDIA RELATIONS

SEPTEMBER Fri.-Sun. 11-13 William & Mary Invitational (Williamsburg, Va.)

All Day

OCTOBER Fri.-Sat.

All Day

u.-Mon.

9-11

University of Kentucky Invitational (Lexington, Ky.) 22-26 ITA Regional (Blacksburg, Va.)

NOVEMBER Fri.-Sun. 6-8

Purdue Invitational (West Lafayette, Ind.)

All Day

SPRING SCHEDULE

JANUARY Sat. Fri.

23 29

BUCKNELL AKRON

FEBRUARY Fri. Sat. Sun. Fri. Sun. Sat.

5 13 14 19 21 27

at Purdue* at Wichita State at Oklahoma MARSHALL BOISE STATE at VCU

11 a.m. 5 p.m.

MARCH Fri. Sat. Wed. Fri. Sat.

5 6 10 12 20

APRIL Fri. Sun. Sat. Sun. Sat. Sun. Sat. Sun. u.-Sun.

2 IOWA* 4 MINNESOTA* 10 at Michigan* 11 at Michigan State* 17 at Indiana* 18 at Illinois* 24 NORTHWESTERN* 25 WISCONSIN 29-May 1 Big Ten Championship at Iowa

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OHIO STATE* TEMPLE at Texas State at SMU at Princeton

PENN STATE 2009-2010 WOMEN’S TENNIS

All Day

5 p.m. TBA 11 a.m. 5 p.m. Noon 4 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 11 a.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 5 p.m. 11 a.m. 12 p.m. 10 a.m. 11 a.m. TBA 11 a.m. 11 a.m. TBA

Contact: Kate Wiedie Kris Petersen 101-D Bryce Jordan Center University Park, Pa. 16802 Office Phone: 814-865-1757 Fax: 814-863-3165 Email: kkw5019@psu.edu kap18@psu.edu QUICK FACTS Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dawna Prevette Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . .North Texas ’00 Record at Penn State . .13-32 (two seasons) Career Record . . . . .78-108 (eight seasons) Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . .814-863-7479 Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .djp28@psu.edu Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Evan Clark Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .UMKC ’06 Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . .814-863-4028 Home Court . . . . . .Sarni Tennis Center (1,000) 2008-09 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-18 2008-09 Big Ten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-8 2009 Big Ten Tournament . . . .0-1, First Round 2009 NCAA Qualifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Letterwinners Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . .7/3 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. The Pennsylvania State University does not discriminate against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel. (814) 863-0471; TDD (814) 865-3175.

CREDITS

The Penn State Women’s Tennis Yearbook was compiled and written by Kate Wiedie, Ath. Comm. student assistant and Kristina Petersen, Asst. DAC; Jeff Nelson, Executive Editor; Michele Kopec, Design and Cover Art. Photos by: Mark Selders, Campus Photography and Steve Manuel. Printed by: Josten’s Commercial Printing. Copies Available to the public for $5 each. U.Ed. No. ICA-10-23


2009-10 ROSTER

2009-10 PENN STATE WOMEN‘S TENNIS ROSTER Name Allie Hefter Sarah Henderson Petra Januskova Sarah Lotto Lauren McCarthy Maria Prishlyak Kristen Roth

Year So. Fr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. So.

Hometown Longmont, Colo. Auckland, New Zealand Ottawa, Canada Toronto, Ontario Danbury, Conn. Kiev, Ukraine Ardmore, Pa.

Amy Simidian Michaela Stracar Denisa Zobeideh

Fr. So. Jr.

Carlstadt, N.J. Jericho, N.Y. Weston, Fla.

Major English Education DUS DUS Telecommunications Psychology Advertising, Labor & Employ. Relations

Communication Arts & Sciences, Spanish, International Studies DUS DUS Political Science

Head Coach: Dawna Prevette Assistant Coach: Evan Clark

The 2009-10 Penn State Nittany Lion Women’s Tennis Team

Top Row (L-R): Sarah Henderson, Sarah Lotto, Kristen Roth, Petra Januskova Bottom Row (L-R): Assistant Coach Evan Clark, Head Coach Dawna Prevette, Lauren McCarthy, Maria Prishlyak, Allie Hefter, Michaela Stracar, Denisa Zobeideh, Amy Simidian WOMEN’S TENNIS www.GoPSUsports.com

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SEASON PREVIEW SENIOR LEADERSHIP Seniors Lauren McCarthy and Sarah Lotto will provide veteran leadership for this year’s Nittany Lions. As they enter their fourth year in Happy Valley, McCarthy and Lotto are expected to aid in development of the team’s promising newcomers. McCarthy finished 12-17 overall last season in singles play. During her junior season, she had a four-match singles win streak against opponents from Lehigh, then-No. 64 Minnesota, then-No. 63 Iowa and Michigan State. McCarthy shined in doubles play, picking up eight No. 2 doubles victories on the year with partner Denisa Zobeideh. “Lauren is a tenacious fighter on the court,” said head coach Dawna Prevette. “You can always count on her to fight on the court. She stepped up for us last year into the #1 singles spot and finished the year playing the best tennis of her college career.” Lotto compiled a 6-10 singles record as a junior. She played primarily in the No. 1 doubles spot, where she compiled nine victories with partner Monika Mical. During fall play, Lotto and Mical were the champions of the Blue Flight at the Sergio Tacchini Invitational.

“Allie brings a lot of intangibles to our team,” Prevette said. “She’s mature and understands the big picture. She is always smiling and I admire her drive. It was exciting last season when she had an opportunity to fulfill her goal and represent PSU in a dual match.”

“Sarah has a great serve that it sets up her partner in doubles,” Prevette said. “We’re looking forward to see how she fits into this years lineup.”

Prishlyak won 10 singles matches for the Nittany Lions last year, including an exciting 4-6, 6-4, 10-4 victory over Jackie Sperling of conference rival Minnesota. She also opened spring play with back-to-back doubles wins over Bucknell and Montana State.

RETURNING PLAYERS Joining the Class of 2010 are junior Denisa Zobeideh and sophomores Allie Hefter, Maria Prishlyak, Kristen Roth and Michaela Stracar.

“Maria has really developed her serve,” Prevette said. “Our goal for her this year is more about focusing and making smart decisions on the court.”

Zobeideh wrapped up the 2008-09 season with an 11-17 singles record. With the help of partner McCarthy, she compiled eight No. 2 doubles wins on the year. Zobeideh was also the Sergio Tacchini Invitational Doubles Flight D champion.

After walking onto the team in the fall, Roth won two singles matches. In doubles play, she picked up two victories with Zobeideh in the fall and a win over Lehigh in the spring with Hefter. Roth was recognized for her excellence in the classroom with the ITA Scholar-Athlete Award.

“Denisa is also an incredible fighter,” Prevette said. “If she takes ownership of her game, the sky is the limit.”

“Kristin is extremely fun to coach, Prevette said. “She brings an extra positive energy to the court and she is a great example to others on the team.”

As a freshman, Hefter won her collegiate regular season debut with partner Kristen Roth in a tight 8-6 doubles victory over Lehigh. She also won fall singles matches against Jessica Margolis of Elon (6-2, 7-6) and Tara Brennan of Fairfield (75, 6-1).

Stracar opened up her freshman season with a Silver Flight victory at the Yale Invitational. During the regular season, she edged Laryssa Ferreira of then-No. 66 Wichita State, 36, 6-1,10-4 and defeated Ruthie Furman of Lehigh in

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SEASON PREVIEW straight sets, 6-1, 6-0.

ranked No. 34 on tennisrecruiting.net.

“Michaela is serious about developing her game,” Prevette said. “She works extremely hard and with more match experience, she will be able to improve her skills even more.”

“Amy is a smart player,” Prevette aid. “She is a thinker on the court. One of her biggest strengths is her attitude and will. She understands the big picture and is willing to find a way.”

TALENTED NEWCOMERS Freshmen Sarah Henderson, Petra Januskova and Amy Simidian round out the roster as the newest additions to the Nittany Lion lineup.

RECRUITING Prevette considers recruiting a top priority to continue a strong tradition for Penn State tennis. “It is imperative that the coaching staff recruit players who have a strong desire to improve and develop their game to the next level,” said Prevette. “We are looking for student-athletes who love the challenges of the game and who expect growth in their game.”

During her junior career, Henderson played for St. Cuthbert’s College and was a member of the New Zealand Junior Federation Cup Team in 2006. Her high school team was National Champion in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Henderson’s three-year National Final record was 7-1 in singles and 9-0 in doubles. “Sarah has a ‘fire in the belly’ that is hard to teach,” said Prevette. “She loves to compete and she is open and willing to make developmental changes in her game.” A Canadian standout, Januskova has won three national titles in doubles. She represented Canada in the U14 World Junior Qualifiers in Mexico and in various tournaments in Europe and the United States. Januskova has finished in the top five in both singles and doubles every year since 2004. “Petra is extremely talented and she loves tennis,” Prevette said. “She is committed to development and is extremely coachable.” Simidian played her high school career at Henry P. Becton Regional high school in New Jersey. She won the state singles championship in 2008 and was a five-star recruit who was

“e Penn State family focuses on the complete studentathlete. Our strong academic traditions speak for themselves and we welcome those expectations of recruiting the studentathletes who will uphold our academic and athletic traditions on and off the court. I believe it is a privilege to wear blue and white.” COMPETITIVE SCHEDULE e Nittany Lions will face plenty of tough competition throughout the 2009-2010 season. Twelve of Penn State’s 21 regular season opponents were ranked in the ITA Top 75 at the conclusion of last season, including six Big Ten rivals. Northwestern, last year’s conference champion, finished the season ranked No. 2 in the country. “Competition in the Big Ten continues to strengthen,” Prevette said. “Many programs are bringing in better players and it is getting tougher. I love that! It is great for the conference.”

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OFF THE COURT WITH THE LIONS

Lotto

Hefter

Prishlyak

Roth

Shower, breakfast, Listen to my iPod review strategies

Listen to “Rockstar” by Hannah Montana

Listen to music

Jump rope and listen to my iPod

e fishies in the My room and the e track and the HUB library Creamery

McCarthy

Zobeideh

Before each match I…

Listen to my iPod

Favorite spot on campus?

Old Main

Pasquerilla Religious Center

Redifer Commons

I want to have dinner with ...

George W. Bush

e A*Teens

Alexis Zobeideh

James Franco

Favorite movie

I have too many!

e Sword in the Stone

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

UP!

Before I’m 40 I have to ...

Go skydiving

Win a challenger event on the tour and own a Mercedes G-Class

Buy an Infiniti g35

Eat 200 hotdogs in one sitting

Graduate

Get married, skydiving, go in a hot air balloon, travel to every continent

If I could have any super power it would be ...

Teleportation

Flying

Read minds

Be a fire-breathing dragon

Flying

Speed reading or time travel

Role model

My mother

Monica Seles and my mother, Tish

Paris Hilton

My parents

My mom, uncle and brother

My parents

Singing, cards, chess, new languages, volunteering, other sports

Music, shopping, billiards

Tadpole fishing, crocheting

Reading, movies, horseback riding

Travel, piano, reading, running

Hobbies/interests outside of tennis

Movies and fashion

My family, Dato and Gvansta

Ghandi

Gladiator, Taken, Sex and the City Dumb & Dumber, Forest Gump

Biggest sports thrill

Cliff diving

Parasailing

Snowboarding

Four-wheeling in Cancun

e cheering

Scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef

Describe Penn State in one word

Spirited

Electrifying

Amazing

Fergalicious!

Wonderful

Prodigious

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OFF THE COURT WITH THE LIONS

Stracar

Listen to music

Henderson

Prevette

Clark

Listen to pump-up Listen to music Listen to music music and focus on and focus my strategy

I’m in the office making sure I’m ready to go

Have a cup of coffee and review scouting

Januskova

Simidian

HUB

Anywhere I can eat

Sarni Tennis Center

In front of Old Main

e Elms

Beaver Stadium

Sarah Henderson

Taylor Cohen

Edward Cullen

Frank Sinatra

My grandpa

Roger Federer or Ronald Reagan

Twilight

e Beach

Twilight

e Notebook

Just Friends

e Usual Suspects and Tommy Boy

Travel around the world

Time travel

Win a Grand Slam

To be invisible

To read minds

Flying

Flying

To be able to stop time

Mind reader

My mom

Michaela Stracar

Martina Hingis

Mr. Jagar - my English teacher from senior year

Pat Summit

My parents

Dance

Monopoly

Hanging out with Hanging out with Jogging, reading, friends and family, friends and family, cooking out with watching sports going to movies friends

Penn State football

Penn State football

Winning the Coaching in the Missouri State HS Winning nationals Winning nationals team NCAA’s Championship in 2002

Amazing

Banging

Amazing

Win an Olympic Have a family and medal win a national title

Inspiring

Magnetic

Attend all 4 Major Tennis Grand Slams

Running and politics

Special

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HEAD COACH DAWNA PREVETTE

Dawna

PREVETTE

Third Season at Penn State 13-32

North Texas, 2000

Head coach Dawna Prevette is in her third season guiding the Penn State women’s tennis team. In her first season at Penn State, the Nittany Lions compiled a record of 8-14, including three victories over ranked teams. Last year, the Lions went 5-18, including a conference upset over thenRegional High School Tournament from 2001-06. No. 63 Iowa. Prior to coming to Happy Valley, Prevette was an assistant coach at Baylor University where in addition to Big 12 regular-season and tournament titles, she helped the Bears to a berth in the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen. e Bears, who peaked at No. 6 in the national rankings, finished the season 13th in the ITA poll. Prevette coached two All-America singles players, including Zuzana Zemenova, who was a semifinalist in the 2007 NCAA Singles Championship. At Baylor, Prevette was heavily involved in player development, recruiting, travel, scheduling, fundraising and budgeting.

Prevette, who earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from North Texas in 2000, was a four-year letterwinner for the Mean Green and served as team captain in 1998 and 1999. Prevette was an all-conference performer in doubles in 1996 and was an active member of the North Texas Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) during her four years as a member of the women’s tennis squad.

In her first two seasons at North Texas, Prevette tallied a 12-15 record and then moved into the No. 1 singles spot for her junior and senior years. roughout her collegiate Prior to joining the staff at Baylor, Prevette was the head tennis career, she was the Big West Female Scholar Athlete coach of the women’s tennis program at her alma mater of the Year and was named to the Raptor All-Eagle North Texas for six seasons, accumulating the second- Academic Team. Prevette earned North Texas' Team Eagle most wins by any women’s tennis coach in North Texas award twice for best work ethic/team spirit. history. e Mean Green posted the most wins in 17 years with 15 victories in the 2004 campaign. Prevette Prevette and her husband, Buck, were married in the also helped her alma mater reach the highest regional summer of 2002. ranking (13th) in school history that same season. During PENN STATE’S ALL-TIME COACHING RECORDS her tenure with the Mean Green, Prevette coached three Coach Years Record players to Sun Belt Player of the Week honors and led Ann Valentine 1965 2-2 North Texas to ITA All-Academic Team awards in 2003 Pat Semi 1966-68 11-3 and 2004. Joan Nessler 1969-77 48-19 In addition to coaching at Baylor and N. Texas, Prevette served on the Southwest Regional ITA committee (200206). She also organized a USTA community service clinic in 2006 and was the tournament director for the Texas 8

PENN STATE 2009-2010 WOMEN’S TENNIS

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Q&A WITH COACH PREVETTE What does this year's senior class bring to the roster? Lauren [McCarthy] and Sarah [Lotto] have been a part of my system for two years. ey know what to expect and they know what is expected of them. ey are showing themselves to be leaders and mentors to the freshmen on and off the court. Lauren and Sarah both have experience playing at the highest positions in singles and doubles, so Can you talk about the competition you will face this they are both very capable on the court and are accustom to high pressure situations. season? We are facing some tough competition this season. I believe in a strong schedule. e Big Ten is continually Your squad was named to the ITA All-Academic list getting stronger, so we need to be ready once the this past spring. What does that mean to the team? I am extremely proud of our team and the academic conference schedule comes around. success that they have earned. It is quite an honor to be recognized and I know this will be a constant goal for our What is your coaching philosophy? I believe in developing the student-athlete. I challenge program. them every day through conditioning, on court training, technical changes…there are many different ways. I What do you expect out of this year's freshmen class? expect my players to handle adversity to ensure they are All three of our freshmen are very hungry. ey are prepared for match situations. My goal is to give them a proving it with their daily efforts on the court and in the positive experience here at Penn State and I want them to conditioning sessions. ey are buying into the program be able to look back and be proud of their and I am excited to have four years to help them develop. accomplishments. How has assistant coach Evan Clark fit into the program after his first season? How will Big Ten play be this season? e Big Ten is tough! Northwestern has led the Evan has been amazing for the program. Not only is he conference in years past, but I feel like all of the programs exceptional in the office, he provides great balance on the court. He is selfless with his time and he is committed to are improving. It is great for the conference. the values to PSU tennis. I believe in surrounding yourself with positive people, and Evan is a class act. What are you most excited about for this year? Competing. ere is nothing like it! What makes Penn State so special? Penn State is an amazing school, people have an affinity towards it. Our athletic department is focused on developing the student-athlete as a whole. We have such a strong support system weather it is coming from the Morgan Academic Center or Kris Clark, our nutritionist, the Penn State family believes in supporting its studentathletes. ere is a reason people come back here to visit…it is unique to be a part of a university with this much spirit and support. We Are!!! What are your goals for the team this year? e goal is always improvement. If you are not improving, what are you doing? We have specific goals for each player to enhance their own games within our system. If we do things right and have a positive attitude, the results will come.

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ASSISTANT COACH EVAN CLARK

Evan

Clark

Second season

UKMC, 2006

Clark is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Nittany Lion women's tennis team. He came to Happy Valley after nearly a year as the program manager for junior competition and junior development at the United State Tennis Association's (USTA) Missouri Valley Section. In his role as the program manager for junior competition and junior development at the USTA Missouri Valley Section, Clark was responsible for overseeing and coordinating the junior competition circuit. Prior to his stint with the USTA, Clark was the director of junior development at Woodside Health and Tennis Club, where he oversaw all aspects of junior tennis instruction. He also interned for U.S. Representative Sam Graves of Missouri in Washington, D.C.

accolades in 2004. Clark was also on the 2005 University of Arkansas men's tennis team. As a high school player in Liberty, Missouri, Clark won the Missouri State Class 4A singles title in 2002 with a perfect 31-0 record. He was also voted the Kansas City Star Tennis Male Athlete of the Year in 2002 for the Kansas City Metro Area.

Clark was a member of the UMKC men's tennis team for three seasons, earning first team All Mid-Continent Conference honors in 2003 and second team all-league

Clark received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from UMKC in 2006.

What was the highlight of your first season? The highlight of the season had to be our two 4-3 wins over Big Ten opponents Iowa and Michigan State. Both matches came down to the last singles match and it doesn’t get anymore exciting than that in college tennis. I was really proud of how our team was able to find a way to win in both matches.

What are your goals for the team this year? My first goal for the team is improving each and every day. If the team is committed to improving every time they step out on the court, we will achieve a lot of great things this year. This team has the opportunity to really improve on last year’s results and I am really excited to see how high we can go.

What did you learn last year that you can carry into coaching this season? I learned that a lot of focus needs to be on looking at the big picture. Things don’t happen over night and everything is a process, so having confidence in your system and your players is vital in achieving success.

How would you describe Penn State? The atmosphere at Penn State is electric. I have never been at a school where there is so much support for athletics from the community. Penn State is a very unique school in that it combines a very high level of academics with a rich tradition and success in athletics. This combination is hard to find throughout the country.

Q&A WITH COACH CLARK

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MEET THE NITTANY LIONS PREVETTE ON LOTTO: “Sarah been a huge force for us in doubles. She has a great serve that sets up her partner. We’re looking forward to seeing how she fits into this year’s lineup.”

Sarah

Lotto

Senior Toronto, Ontario

MAJOR: TELECOMMUNICATIONS

2008-09 SEASON - JUNIOR: Won four singles matches during fall play ... Was the team's leading doubles player, competing primarily in the No. 1 spot ... Won nine doubles match-ups on the year with partner Monika Mical ... Shutout Tania Varela and Lauren Lucido of Bucknell in the season opener, 8-0 ... Was Blue Flight doubles champion with Mical at Sergio Tacchini Invitational with an 8-5 victory over UMBC's Barbara Couto and Carmen Jackman in the flight final. 2007-08 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Went 3-3 in fall action with wins against Wisconsin (Elizabeth Dolan), Clemson (Kathi Gerber) and Cornell (Susan Sullivan) ... Went 6-6 overall in singles, going 20 at the No. 3 singles spot ... Competed primarily in No. 1 doubles competition throughout the spring pairing up with five different partners ... Paired up with Lauren Holzberg for the first time at the Big Ten Championship but fell in a tight 9-8 (7-5) to Iowa's Jacqueline Lee and Alexis Dorr. 2006-07 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Finished 2-4 in fall singles action ... Had a 3-1 overall spring record, playing in the No. 6 position ... Earned a point against #32 Florida International with an 8-5 win over Priscilla Castillo ... Went 7-10 in spring doubles ... 64 record when teamed with Jenny Shular, with an overall record of 2-3 against Big Ten opponents ... e pair defeated Hillary Mintz/Merel Beelen of #7 Iowa, 8-4 ... Lotto was also teamed with Andrea Niculescu (0-4 record), Lauren Holzberg (1-1) and Dorothy Dohanics (0-1). JUNIOR CAREER: Lotto, who began playing tennis at the age of 14, has made a name for herself on the Canadian tennis scene since winning OTA U16 title, which was her first-ever tournament appearance ... Ranked as high as 10th in U18 singles in the OTA and has been ranked as high as fourth in Ontario Women's Doubles ... Qualified for the Ontario Provincial Championships each of the last four years and played in the Main Draw U16 at Eddie Herr in 2003 ... Participated in the 2004 and 2005 U18 Outdoor and Indoor Canadian National Championships, claiming a Top 10 finish in the 2005 event ... Member of Team Ontario in 2004 and 2005 ... Given an award of excellence for history during her senior year in high school.

Lotto’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2006-07 5-5 3-0 2007-08 6-6 3-3 2008-09 6-10 0-5 Career 17-21 6-8

B10 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-2

Dbl. 8-14 8-22 9-22 25-58

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MEET THE NITTANY LIONS Abraham (4-2), Katelyn BeVard (1-1) and Lauren Holzberg (1-1).

Lauren

McCarthy Senior Danbury, Conn.

MAJOR: PSYCHOLOGY

2008-09 SEASON - JUNIOR: Was 8-14 overall in dual matches including four wins in the No. 2 spot... Had a four-match singles win streak midseason, defeating opponents from Lehigh (Ariela Cohen), then-No. 64 Minnesota (Tijana Koprivica), then-No. 63 Iowa (Alexis Dorr) and Michigan State (Elena Ivanova) ... Posted straight set 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dorr helped Lions upset conference rival Iowa ... Won eight No. 2 doubles matches during the spring with partner Denisa Zobeideh, including an 8-3 victory over Hawkeyes Lynne Poggensee-Wei and Kelcie Klockenga of then No. 63 Iowa.

JUNIOR CAREER: McCarthy was ranked as high as second in the USTA's New England region 18s and was at one point the No. 1 ranked player in the state of Connecticut ... Ranked as high as 113th on the USTA's national 18s chart and peaked in the 29th position on the national doubles list ... 2004 CIAC Player of the Year and 2004 Hartford Courant Player of the Year ... 2004 Connecticut State Champion and also posted a perfect 20-0 record ... Won several prestigious titles during her junior career, including the 2004 16s National Open title and the 2005 18s Southern Open doubles championship ... Member of the National Honor Society and is a Connecticut Scholar. PREVETTE ON MCCARTHY: “Lauren is a tenacious fighter on the court. You can always count on her to fight on the court. She stepped up for us last year into the #1 singles spot and finished the year playing the best tennis of her college career.”

2007-08 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Finished the season 14-13 overall ... Went 3-4 in the fall with convincing wins over opponents from Washington State (Bianca Selaru), Dartmouth (Maggie Suydam) and Cornell (Shayna Miller) ... Opened spring play with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Bucknell's Dara Dwoljewski ... Secured Penn State's victory over Oklahoma State on the team's spring break trip to the Midwest with a win over Cowgirl Maryna Tkachenko (7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 7-6 (7-4)) ... Earned five wins against opponents from ranked teams ... Went 6-3 in the Big Ten ... Won seven of her last 10 matches ... Played mostly at the No. 5 spot going 8-5, but also appeared at the No. 4 and No. 6 spots going 1-0 and 2-1, respectively. 2006-07 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Had a strong freshman year with a 20-16 overall record ... Finished with a 4-6 overall record in the fall ... Had a come from behind three-set 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory against Furman (Christin ompson) ... Claimed the Flight D singles title at the Maryland Invitational ... Finished with a 15-11 record in spring dual matches ... Played mostly in the No. 6 position ... Went 6-4 against Big Ten foes ... From the beginning of March, until mid-April, won six in a row and 10-of-11, including three consecutive three-set wins against Marshall (Jeanne Schwartz), Middle Tennessee State (Pooja Kammireddi) and Wisconsin (Kim Roberts) ... Earned a point with a three-set victory against #6 Minnesota's Karina Chairelli ... Earned point with a three-set win against Michigan State's Ana Milosavljevic in the Big Ten Tournament ... Went 15-10 in doubles play ... 9-4 record when paired with Dorothy Dohanics ... e pair won six in a row at one point, including a 9-7 victory over Karina Chairelli/Danielle Mousseau of #6 Minnesota and an 8-6 victory over Elizabeth Exon/Allie Shafner of #30 Michigan ... Other partners were Sasha 12 PENN STATE 2009-2010 WOMEN’S TENNIS

McCarthy’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2006-07 20-16 14-9 2007-08 14-13 11-9 2008-09 12-17 8-14 Career 46-46 33-32

B10 6-4 6-3 3-6 9-13

Dbl. 20-15 10-19 14-18 44-52


MEET THE NITTANY LIONS

Denisa

Zobeideh Junior Weston, Fla.

MAJOR: POLITICAL SCIENCE

2008-09 SEASON - SOPHOMORE: Went 11-17 overall on the year ... Won the Sergio Tachinni Invitational Doubles Flight D during fall play with Partner Leyla Morzan ... Also picked up eight No. 2 doubles victories with partner Lauren McCarthy during the regular season, including an 8-3 win over Lynne Poggensee-Wei and Kelcie Klockenga of Iowa ... Helped Penn State upset then-No. 63 Iowa with a tight 6-3, 7-6, 7-1 win over Hawkeye Lynne PoggenseeWei ... Edged Aleksandra Markovic of then-No. 74 Wisconsin, 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-8). 2007-08 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Began her collegiate career going 4-3 in the fall, closing out the season with a three-set comefrom-behind win at the Penn State Invitational over Cornell's Melissa Orteza ... Went 11-8 overall and 2-4 in the Big Ten ... Finished out the spring season on a two-game win streak ... Earned Penn State's sole point against Iowa at the Big Ten Tournament defeated Kayla

Maria

Prishlyak Sophomore Kiev, Ukraine

Berry 6-3, 6-0 ... Went 3-3 in doubles play paired with Dorothy Dohanics ... Named Co-Most Improved Player, along with Katelyn BeVard, as voted by her teammates. JUNIOR CAREER: Zobeideh was a five-star recruit out of high school by tennisrecruiting.net ... Participated in both the clay court and hardcourt supernationals ... Played in Round of 16 Doubles Supernational Hardcourts in San Jose, Calif ... Was ranked 15th in Florida and ranked in the Top 50 in the nation ... Peaked at 60th in the Tennis RPI national rankings. PREVETTE ON ZOBEIDEH: “Denisa is also an incredible fighter. If she takes ownership of her game, the sky is the limit.” Zobeideh’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2007-08 11-8 7-5 2008-09 11-17 5-15 Career 22-25 12-20

B10 0-0 2-8 2-8

Dbl. 3-3 13-13 16-16

P R E V E T T E O N PRISHLYAK: “Maria has really developed her serve. Our goal for her this year is more about focusing and making right decisions on the court.”

MAJOR: ADVERTISING, LABOR & EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS

2008-09 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Was 10-20 during her first year with the Nittany Lions ... Edged Jackie Sperling of then-No. 64 Minnesota in an exciting 4-6, 6-4, 10-4 victory ... Opened spring play with back-to-back No. 3 doubles victories with partner Dorothy Dohanics, defeating Dara Dwojewski and Ashley Globerman of Bucknell, 8-3, and Laura Villegas and Andrea De La Torre of Montana State, 8-3. JUNIOR CAREER: Played on Ukrainian under-18 National Tennis Team ... Placed third in doubles at 18 and older Nationals ... Fourth place in singles at under-18 summer nationals ... Quarterfinalist in singles and doubles on under-18 winter nationals

Prishlyak’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2008-09 10-20 4-16 Career 10-20 4-16

B10 1-7 1-7

Dbl. 8-15 8-15

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MEET THE NITTANY LIONS

Allie

Hefter

Sophomore Longmont, Colo.

MAJOR: ENGLISH EDUCATION

PREVETTE ON HEFTER: “Allie brings a lot of intangibles to our team. She is mature and she understands the big picture. She is always smiling and I admire her drive. It was exciting last season when she had an opportunity to fulfill her goal and represent Penn State in a dual match.”

2008-09 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Picked up singles wins in fall play against Jessica Margolis of Elon (6-2, 7-6(4)) and Tara Brennan of Fairfield (7-5, 6-1) ... Won a fall doubles match with partner Michaela Stracar over Dana Postupack and Marisa Voloshin of Fairfield, 8-6 ... In her collegiate regular season debut, defeated Stacey Reich and Ruthie Furman of Lehigh, 8-6, with fellow freshman Kristen Roth. JUNIOR CAREER: Ranked #22 in girls 18s singles in the Intermountain Division ... Also ranked #1 in Colorado girls 16 and under with doubles partner Allyson Lee ... Was a four-time letter winner in tennis at Niwot High School ... Placed fourth at state competition in 2008 ... Was regional champion in 2006 and 2007 ... Member of the National Junior Honor Society and Link Crew.

Hefter’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2008-09 3-4 1-0 Career 3-4 1-0

B10 0-0 0-0

Dbl. 2-1 2-1

B10 0-0 0-0

Dbl. 3-0 3-0

Received the National Who's Who Student-Athlete Award.

Kristen

Roth

Sophomore Ardmore, Pa.

MAJOR: COMMUNICATION ARTS & SCIENCES, SPANISH, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

PREVET TE ON ROTH: “Kristin is extremely fun to coach. She brings an extra positive energy to the court and she is a great example to others on and off the court.”

2008-2009 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Was 2-2 on the year... Won two singles matches in fall play after walking onto the team, defeating Carly Lowenstein of Quinnipiac, 6-2, 6-1 and Kasey Rosenberger of Quinnipiac, 6-3, 6-3 ... Picked up two fall doubles victories with partner Denisa Zobeideh ... Defeated Stacey Reich and Ruthie Furman of Lehigh, 8-6, in her collegiate regular season debut with fellow freshman Ali Hefter ... Named ITA Scholar-Athlete. JUNIOR CAREER: Compiled a 125-7 career record at Lower Merion High School ... Was the 2005 doubles state champion with partner Julie Raezar ... Team was the 2005 PIAA AAA State Champions ... Ranked #56 in 2007 national doubles ranking with partner Liz Hamln ... Also competed in indoor and outdoor track ... 14 PENN STATE 2009-2010 WOMEN’S TENNIS

Roth’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2008-09 2-2 1-0 Career 2-2 1-0


MEET THE NITTANY LIONS

Michaela

Stracar

PREVETTE ON STRACAR: “Michaela is serious about developing her game. She works extremely hard and with more match experience, she will be able to improve her skills even more.”

Sophomore Jericho, N.Y.

MAJOR: D.U.S.

2008-09 SEASON - FRESHMAN: Compiled a 5-6 record... Won Silver Flight at Yale Invitational with victories over Katelyn Haycock of Syracuse, 6-3, 6-1, Tara Brennan of Fairfield, 6-1, 6-0, and Danielle Abraham of Boston University, 6-2, 6-2 ... Edged Laryssa Ferreira of then-No. 66 Wichita State, 3-6, 6-1, 10-4 ... Also defeated Ruthie Furman of Lehigh in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0. JUNIOR CAREER: All-State performer ... Was doubles county champion in 2005 and 2008 ... Won doubles state championship in 2006 and 2007 ... Captained her high school team during the 200708 season ... Jericho Senior High School team was undefeated Long Island Champions in 2006 and 2007 ... Competed in Richard Berger Memorial Tournament ... Also danced in high school.

Stracar’s Career Statistics Season W-L Dual 2008-09 5-6 2-5 Career 5-6 2-5

B10 0-3 0-3

Dbl. 1-1 1-1

Petra

Januskova Freshman Ottawa, Canada

MAJOR: D.U.S.

JUNIOR CAREER: Canadian standout who has finished in the Top 5 in both doubles and singles every year since 2004, peaking at No 2 in both doubles and singles in 2005 ... Has won three national titles in doubles ... Represented Canada in the U14 World Junior Qualifiers in Mexico ... Has also been a member of the Canadian contingent in tournaments in Europe and the United States. PREVETTE ON JANUSKOVA: “Petra is extremely talented and she loves tennis. She is committed to development and is extremely coachable.”

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MEET THE NITTANY LIONS

Sarah

Henderson Freshman Auckland, New Zealand

MAJOR: D.U.S.

JUNIOR CAREER: Played for St. Cuthbert's College ... Was a member of the New Zealand Junior Federation Cup Team in 2006 ... Ranked No. 20 in the 2007 New Zealand 18 and under rankings ... Was part of a high school team that was National Champion in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... ree-year National Finals record of 7-1 in singles and 9-0 in doubles. PREVETTE ON HENDERSON: “Sarah has a ‘fire in the belly’ that is hard to teach. She loves to compete and she is open and willing to make developmental changes in her game.”

Amy

Simidian Freshman Carlstadt, N.J.

MAJOR: D.U.S.

JUNIOR CAREER: Played at Henry P. Becton Regional High School ... Was a five-star recruit who was ranked No. 34 on Tennisrecruiting.net ... Won the New Jersey State Singles Championship in 2008 by defeating Stef Balasa of East Brunswick in the final, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4. PREVETTE ON SIMIDIAN: “Amy is a smart player. She is a thinker on the court. One of her biggest strengths is her attitude and will. She understands the big picture and is willing to find a way.”

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SARNI TENNIS CENTER Penn State opened the new Sarni Tennis Center in September of 1998, and held their first night match against Bloomsburg in April, 1999. The Sarni Tennis Center is a $2.3 million facility that includes seven lighted courts, a stadium court with seating for 1,000 fans, a team clubhouse with locker rooms, meeting and video rooms and a racket stringing area. The Sarni Tennis Center received the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Outstanding Tennis Facility Award in 1999.

WHAT DOES SARNI MEAN FOR PENN STATE TENNIS? It means night matches under the stadium lights. Penn State can now schedule evening matches, which are a big crowd favorite. The stadium lighting is state-of-the-art. • It means tradition. Through a combination of display cases, banners, etc., the Sarni Center will proudly recognize the achievements of past players, NCAA qualifiers, All-Big Ten picks, Academic All-Americans and so on. • It means great visibility on campus. Located in the central part of campus and adjacent to the Bigler Sports Fields, Sarni will be a highly visible facility for the entire Penn State community. This will encourage the Penn State faculty, staff, and students as well as the Centre County community to catch the tennis fever by watching practices and attending matches. • To the players, it means “excitement.” Banners flying high above the stadium court, the beautiful Nittany Mountains and the Bryce Jordan Center as the backdrop and the majestic team clubhouse overlooking the courts ... what more could a player ask for in a practice and competition site! Sarni represents a big-time facility in a superb location. THE MAKING OF THE DREAM Vincent and Sandra Sarni started the ball rolling with their gift of

$675,000 to the construction of the $2.3 million facility. “The Sarni family demonstrated its extraordinary support of the University and the tennis program through this marvelous gift,” said Penn State athletic director Tim Curley. “Their gift enabled us to take this project from concept to reality.” Vincent Sarni, a retired chairman and chief executive officer of PPG Industries, and his wife are tennis enthusiasts. Neither of the Sarnis is a Penn State graduate, although both have been supporters of academic and athletic programs at the University and both have had children attend Penn State. In addition to the gift from the Sarni family approximately $500,000 in University funding went into the project, which will also provide for student use of the facility. THE PENN STATE INDOOR TENNIS CENTER e Penn State tennis team uses six outdoor Plexi-cushion courts and four indoor Decoturf courts. e indoor facility, one of the finest in the East, has four courts with an 800-seat elevated gallery, office, pro shop and locker rooms. e complex is used for matches and team and individual practices. With the availability of the indoor courts, the team does not lose valuable practice time or have matches cancelled or postponed.

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2010 OPPONENTS BUCKNELL

VCU

MINNESOTA

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lewisburg, Pa. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,583 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Patriot League Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rebecca Helt Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134-113 (12 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134-113 (12 seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-7/3-1 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Becky Hart Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .becky.hart@bucknell.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.bucknellbison.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Richmond, Va. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32,000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Colonial Athletic Association Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paul Kostin Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .840-268 (28 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .571-158 (19 seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-10/4-3 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scott Day Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sdday@vcu.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.VCUAthletics.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Minneapolis, Minn. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50,402 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tyler Thomson Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77-109 (eight seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77-109 (eight seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12-12/3-7 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jim Strick Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .stric085@umn.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.GopherSports.com

AKRON

OHIO STATE

MICHIGAN

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Akron, Ohio Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25,942 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mid-American Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeffrey Wyshner (16 seasons) Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158-144 Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29-36 (three seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-8/4-4 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gregg Bach Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .gbach@uakron.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.GoZips.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Columbus, Ohio Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53,715 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chuck Merzbacher Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .321-214 (20 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .188-151 (13 seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-11/7-3 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Leann Parker Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .parker.387@osu.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ann Arbor, Mich. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38,980 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ronni Bernstein Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .202-85 (14 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37-13 (two seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-7, 9-1 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sarah VanMetre Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vanmetre@umich.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.MGoBlue.com

PURDUE

TEMPLE

MICHIGAN STATE

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .West Lafayette, Ind. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40,090 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laura Glitz Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40-53 (five seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13-30 (two seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-13/4-6 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Derek Satterfield Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . dsatterfield@purdue.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.PurdueSports.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Philadelphia, Pa. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34,000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Atlantic 10 Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Steve Mauro Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-6 (one season) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-6 (one season) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-6 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Larry Dougherty Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .larrydoc@temple.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.owlsports.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .East Lansing, Mich. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46,648 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Simone Jardim Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-16 (one season) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-16 (one season) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-16/1-9 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jessica Taylor Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .taylo494@msu.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.msuspartans.com

WICHITA STATE

TEXAS STATE

INDIANA

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Wichita, Kan. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14,612 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Missouri Valley Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Colin Foster Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .first season Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .first season 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21-6 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Alissa Bauer Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .abauer@goshockers.com Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.goshockers.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Marcos, Texas Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29,105 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Southland Conference Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tory Plunkett Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55-61 (six seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55-61 (six seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-7/7-4 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rick Poulter Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rp49@txstate.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.txstatebobcats.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bloomington, Ind. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40,354 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lin Loring Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .733-266 (35 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .691-249 (31 seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-10, 6-5 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kyle Kuhlman Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kkuhlman@indiana.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.IUhoosiers.com

OKLAHOMA

SMU

ILLINOIS

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Norman, Okla. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30,000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big 12 Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .David Mullins Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-14 (one season) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-14 (one season) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-14, 3-8 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Leslie Koch Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .lesali@ou.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.SoonerSports.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dallas, Texas Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11,000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Conference USA Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lauren Longbotham-Meisner Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83-42 (six seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30-15 (three seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28-3/4-0 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Herman Hudson Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hermanh@smu.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.SMUmustangs.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Urbana-Champaign, Ill. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42,326 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michelle Dasso Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-36 (four seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-36 (four seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19-8/8-2 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Amy Hyerczyk Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hyerczy1@illinois.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.FightingIllini.com

MARSHALL

PRINCETON

NORTHWESTERN

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Huntington, W.Va. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13,814 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Conference USA Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Mercer Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125-60 (seven seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125-60 (seven seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-11 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ted Feeley Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .feeley2@live.marshall.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.HerdZone.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Princeton, N.J. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ivy League Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Megan Bradley Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .first season Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .first season 2008 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-8/6-1 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Andrew Borders Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .aborders@princeton.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.GoPrincetonTigers.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Evanston, Ill. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8,000 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Claire Pollard Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .338-111 (19 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .265-52 (11 seasons) 2008 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28-2/10-0 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scott Hammer Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .hammer@northwestern.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NUsports.com

BOISE STATE

IOWA

WISCONSIN

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Boise, Idaho Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19,667 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .WAC Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark Tichenor Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253-106 (22 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181-65 (10 seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24-5/7-1 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jake Garcin Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jakegarcin@boisestate.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.broncosports.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Iowa City, Iowa Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30,328 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Daryl Greenan Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105-76 (eight seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64-51 (six seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-15/2-9 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stephanie Dittmer Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .stephanie-dittmer@uiowa.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.HawkeyeSports.com

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Madison, Wis. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42,041 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brian Fleishman Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129-111(12 seasons) Record at School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19-29 (three seasons) 2009 Record/Conf. Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-15/3-7 Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jacqueline Boscacci Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .JB5@athletics.wisc.edu Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .www.uwbadgers.com

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ALUMNI WEEKEND ‘09 On September 4-5, 2009, 12 women’s tennis alumni and their families joined the Penn State women’s tennis team for the program’s first annual alumni weekend. Festivities kicked off Friday night, as alums and their families were invited to watch the team practice, followed by a social and catered dinner at the Sarni Tennis Center. On Saturday, the group held a tailgate before the Penn State football team's season opener against Akron. Alumni in attendance included Candace Royer ('71), Sue Cray Bohn ('75), Linda Learmonth Groth ('85), Sue Whiteside ('83), Anne Beasley Cook ('81), Cherie Dow Baker, Carol Backentose Miller ('75), Carol Daniels ('82), Gail Ramsay ('80), Romi Walker Power ('87), Joan Nessler ('61) and Carol Zajac Wirth ('81). "It was great having everyone back at Penn State," said Coach Prevette. "It is important for us that they have a strong connection to the program. I am looking forward to bringing more alums back for future events."

ALUMNI WEEKEND ‘09

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Where are they now?

Anne Cook ’81 Resides in Vienna, Virginia ... Coached at George Washington University and Langley High School in McLean, Virginia ... Has a daughter, Kimberlee (7). Carol Daniels ’81 Human Resources Specialist (recruitment and placement) for the US Department of the Interior in Herndon, Va. Rebecca (Ho) Dion ’02 Lives in New York City ... Works as an architectural lighting designer for Fisher Marantz Stone ... Married her husband Marcel in September 2008. Lindsay Downing ’05 Works in Private Banking at Credit Suisse in New York City ... Currently enrolled in NYU’s part-time MBA program.

Andrea Niculescu ’07 Works in Bucharest, Romania as operations executive with SAP Global Delivery ... She oversees the company’s reporting, logistics and personnel throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. Janelle Perez ’02 Police officer in the California Bay Area. Gail Ramsay ’80 Head coach of the Princeton women’s squash team. Jennifer Shular ’08 Works for Merrill Lynch in New York City for Global Markets and Investment Banking with the hedge fund service group.

Linda (Learmonth) Grosh ’85 Director of the Griffith Leadership Center in the Health Management and Policy Department at the Unversity of Michigan School of Public Health ... Plays for USTA tennis for which she received a 4.5 rating this year… Resides in Ann Arbor, Mich. with her husband and three boys. Dawn (Amig) Herbst ’93 Teaches French at Pine-Richland High School in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh… Married to Scott Herbst (’94 engineering) … has 2 sons, Cameron (14) and Jack (12). Olya Johnson ’97 Director of Finance for the Walt Disney Company in Italy. Lois Klein Parsons ’71 Retired social worker… Also worked at a health club doing sales, check-in and teaching junior tennis. Kate (Ovelman) Nelson ’01 School Liason Officer for the Department of Defense ... Resides in Fort Sill, Oklahoma ... Married her husband Christian Nelson, a Captain in the U.S. Army, in April 2004 ... Taught tennis at the Sea Pines Racquet Club on Hilton Head Island and was a substitute teacher at the Hilton Head Elementary School.

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Lisa Thomas-Boyle ’90 Teaches second grade…Lives North of Boston with husband Joe and daughter Natalie. Kelly (Nelson) Watson ‘88 Resides in Wheaton Ill. and works for First Trust Portfolios as a wholesaler... Married to Ted Watson (‘88) and mother of two children. Jane (Paxton) Wasilov ’76 Resides in Villanova, Pa. and coaches the tennis team at Radnor High School. Cathy (Kissell) Williams ’91 Resides in Peachtree City, Georgia ... Mother of three girls ... Husband Michael is a Penn State alumnus. Kari Yerg ’89 Tennis pro at Patch Reef Park Tennis Center in Boca Raton, Florida ... Recently retired as one of the top USA Wheelchair Tennis Coaches ... Was an eight-time Team USA World Team Cup coach ... In 2007, she was named the USPTA Touring Coach of the Year for her accomplishments with wheelchair tennis.


Honors and Awards

THE MORGAN CENTER

ACADEMIC SUPPORT FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES

Russell Mushinsky Morgan Director

Mark Hinish Assistant Director

Sandy Meyer Assistant Director

Sue Sherburne Assistant Director

Jim Weaver Assistant Director Women’s Soccer

Adam Stover Network & Systems Analyst

Dave Yukelson Sports Psychologist

Nate Althouse Academic Counselor

Todd Kulka Coordinator, Football Services

Deloris Brobeck Staff Assistant

Linda Fetzer Staff Assistant

Tammy Leathers Administrative Assistant

Sharon Rider Staff Assistant

Brady Rourke Academic Counselor

MORGAN CENTER PROGRAMS AND FUNCTIONS ACADEMIC COUNSELING

Student-athletes are assigned an individual team counselor who provides advice on academics, academic planning, and career choices, as well as keeping them informed about NCAA, Big Ten and Penn State academic policies.

PENN STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION FIRSTYEAR ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Study enhancement sessions and two first-year seminar courses are required for all new incoming student-athletes. Upperclass student-athletes can participate in the Study Hall Program and utilize the most up to date computer lab technology available in one of four study spaces on campus.  Study Hall Program  BB H 148S: Coping with College  BB H 048: Contemporary Health Topics Affecting StudentAthletes

TUTORING PROGRAM

The Morgan Academic Support Center offers free tutoring assistance to all student-athletes. Additionally, group tutoring sessions are regularly offered.

SUE PATERNO MENTORING PROGRAM

The MASCSA Sue Paterno Mentoring Program is designed to help student-athletes on their road to success by assisting in the development of transferable study and time management skills.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

This Program offers a variety of services to aid student-athletes in identifying their skills and interests and in making decisions regarding their choice of major. Additionally, resumé and cover letter writing, career planning, and gaining professional employment are topics covered in the Jaffe Senior Seminar: Life After Sport.

Cheryl Anderson Learning Specialist

Sarah Krupp Academic Counselor

NAGLE CHAMPS/LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM 1998 NCAA PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE

MORGAN CENTER MISSION Central to the mission of Intercollegiate Athletics is the opportunity for student-athletes to experience a wellrounded educational program at The Pennsylvania State University. The mission of the Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes is to provide appropriate academic support services and University Faculty Senate, NCAA, and Big Ten Conference academic eligibility information to all student-athletes. These services and information should assist studentathletes in achieving their academic goals while participating in a demanding NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic program. These services also should ensure progress toward graduation through timely completion of degree requirements for baccalaureate and graduate programs.

The Nagle CHAMPS (Challenging Athletes’ Minds for Personal Success)/Life Skills Program has been a model program and a consulting resource for the NCAA since its inception in 1989. The Life Skills Program was developed to better prepare studentathletes for the challenges of life beyond the athletic arena.

SPEAKERS BUREAU

The Speaker’s Bureau Program provides Penn State studentathletes with the opportunity to develop and utilize public presentation skills while giving back to the community.

PENN PAL PROGRAM

The “Penn” Pal Program enables student-athletes to correspond, on a monthly basis, with fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students in local school districts.

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY A sport psychologist provides counseling and support to student-athletes in the areas of mental preparation strategies for training and competition, motivation and meaningful goal setting, visualization and performance planning, concentration and mental focusing, coping skill strategies for dealing with adversity, and, in general, issues pertaining to self-esteem development and student-athlete welfare.

ATHLETIC HONOR SOCIETY

The Athletic Honor Society, Spiritus Leonius (Spirit of the Lion), recognizes student-athletes for outstanding performance in athletics, academics, leadership, and community service.

SAAB

The Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB) consists of one voting member and one or more alternates from each of Penn State’s 29 varsity athletic teams. SAAB meets monthly to discuss any new developments within the NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and the University that affect all student-athletes at Penn State.

The Institute provides opportunities for student-athletes to assess their leadership styles and experiences, to develop and enhance their leadership skills, and to determine what public service leadership means to them.

SHADOW PROGRAM

The goal of the program is to give elementary and middle school students the opportunity to tour campus, visit college classes, and interact with student-athletes on a one-to-one basis.

THON

Dance Marathon, often referred to as THON, is the largest student-run philanthropy in the nation, raising more than $59 million for the Four Diamonds Fund and children’s cancer research since its inception in 1973.

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PENN STATE ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION/SUPPORT PENN STATE ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION/SUPPORT

Tim Curley Director of Athletics

Dave Baker Assistant Athletic Director

Mark Bodenschatz Associate Athletic Director

Jan Bortner Assistant Athletic Director

John Bove Compliance Coordinator

Dr. Kristine Clark Director of Sports Nutrition

Ken Cutler Director of Athletic Development

Director Donor Events & Stewardship

Susan DelaneyScheetz Assoc. Athletic Dir.

Bruce Ellis Assistant Athletic Director

Ken Hickman Director All-Sports Museum

Bob Hudzik Supervisor, Athletic Fields

Jennifer James Assistant Athletic Director

Rich Kaluza Associate Athletic Director

Scott Kretchmar NCAA Faculty Representative

Bud Meredith Director of Ticket Operations

Russ Mushinsky Dir., Morgan Acad. Support Center

Greg Myford Associate Athletic Director

Jeff Nelson Assistant Athletic Director

ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION

John Nitardy Director of Major Gifts/Interim Nittany Lion Club Director

Nikki Potoczny Asst. Director Nittany Lion Club

Tim Curley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1086 Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . .athletic_director@athletics.psu.edu Susan Delaney-Scheetz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1104 Associate Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sds5@psu.edu Mark Bodenschatz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3489 Associate Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mab163@psu.edu Mark Sherburne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3404 Associate Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mqs3@psu.edu Jan Bortner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0420 Assistant Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jeb12@psu.edu Bruce Ellis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3404 Assistant Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .bee1@psu.edu

BUSINESS/FINANCE

Rick Kaluza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-2139 Associate Athletic Director for Finance . . . . . . . . . . .rck11@psu.edu

MARKETING/PROMOTIONS

Greg Myford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Associate Athletic Director/Business Relations . . . .gjm14@psu.edu Jeff Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-8140 Marketing & Promotions Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . .jxf20@psu.edu

COMPLIANCE

John Bove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-8048 Compliance Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jab11@psu.edu

DEVELOPMENT

Ken Cutler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-9462 Director of Development for Athletics . . . . . . . . . . .kmc2@psu.edu Michelle Davidson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-9462 Director of Donor Events & Stewardship . . . . . . . . .oyd3@psu.edu Nikki Potoczny . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-9462 Asst. Director, Nittany Lion Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . .nlw10@psu.edu John Nitardy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7664 Director of Major Gifts/Interim Nittany Lion Club Director jdn13@psu.edu RJ Gimbel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-5576 Major Gifts Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rjg20@psu.edu Mark Muhlhauser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .867-1598 Major Gifts Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mam83@psu.edu Bob White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3143 Assoc. Dir. for Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .blw6@psu.edu Mike Milliron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-9462 Student-Athlete Development Coordinator . . . . .mjm540@psu.edu

ATHLETIC OPERATIONS

Dave Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0270 Asst. AD, Administrative & Business Services . . . . . . .dlb3@psu.edu Jennifer James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3471 Assistant Athletic Director/Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . .jw7@psu.edu Amy O’Neil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-2150 Events Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .aeo106@psu.edu Bob Hudzik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-7071 Supervisor of Athletic Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rqh4@psu.edu Fred Burns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-1138 Rec Hall Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .fwb2@psu.edu

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Erikka Runkle Human Resources Manager

Dr. Wayne Sebastianelli

Director of Athletic Medicine

Mark Sherburne Associate Athletic Director

PENN STATE QUICK FACTS Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .University Park, Pa. Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1855 Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42,294 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Big Ten Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Blue & White Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nittany Lions President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Graham Spanier Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tim Curley Dick Bartolomea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-2781 Multi-Sport Facility Director/Sports Camps Dir.. . . . .rqb7@psu.edu Erikka Runkle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-4991 Human Resources Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .edw115@psu.edu

MORGAN ACADEMIC SUPPORT CENTER

Russ Mushinsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-0407 Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rtm45@psu.edu Dr. Dave Yukelson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-0407 Coordinator Sports Psychology Services . . . . . . . . . . . .y39@psu.edu

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Jeff Nelson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Assistant Athletic Director/Communications . . . . . . .jtn4@psu.edu Susan Bedsworth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Asst. Communications Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sjb5001@psu.edu Pat Donghia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Asst. Communications Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pad11@psu.edu Kris Petersen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Asst. Communications Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .kap18@psu.edu Stephanie Petulla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Assoc. Communications Director . . . . . . . . . . . . .sam252@psu.edu John Regenfuss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-7993 Asst. Communications Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jmr49@psu.edu Brian Siegrist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Asst. Communications Dir./Creative Director . . . . . . .tbs1@psu.edu Jeremy Fallis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Communications Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jsf16@psu.edu Justin Lafleur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Communications Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jal47@psu.edu Barry Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Publications Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .bwj1@psu.edu Michele Kopec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Graphic Designer, Athletic Administration . . . . . . .mnk10@psu.edu Mark Selders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-1757 Staff Photographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mts14@psu.edu

TICKET OFFICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-800-NITTANY Bud Meredith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0971 Director of Ticketing Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .wim1@psu.edu Jeanne Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0971 Ticket Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .jms45@psu.edu

SPORTS MEDICINE

Dr. Wayne Sebastianelli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-3566 Dir. of Athletic Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .wsebastianelli@psu.edu Dr. Doug Aukerman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-4054 Team Physician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .daukerman@psu.edu

Michelle Davidson

Jeanne Smith Ticket Manager

Bob White Assoc. Director of Athletic Development

Dr. Roberta Millard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-3566 Team Physician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rlm8@psu.edu Dr. Paul Sherbondy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-3566 Team Orthopedic Surgeon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Salvaterra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0773 Head Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .gfs2@psu.edu Dr. Kristine Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-8107 Director of Sports Nutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .klc5@psu.edu

ALL-SPORTS MUSEUM

Ken Hickman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-5577 Director of All-Sports Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .krh132@psu.edu

HEAD COACHES

Beth Alford-Sullivan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3146 M&W Cross Country/Track & Field . . . . . . . . . . . .bxa10@psu.edu Todd Doebler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-3487 Men’s Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .tcd10@psu.edu Ed DeChellis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-5494 Men’s Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pdb3@psu.edu Barry Gorman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7477 Men’s Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .tbg1@psu.edu John Hargis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-5554 Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving . . . . . . . . . .jlh60@psu.edu Suzanne Isidor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7470 Women’s Lacrosse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .sdw114@psu.edu Randy Jepson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-8421 Men’s Gymnastics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rlj3@psu.edu Emmanuil Kaidanov . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7465 M/W Fencing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .egk1@psu.edu Charlene Morett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7467 Field Hockey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .cxm12@psu.edu Greg Nye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7469 Men’s Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .gan2@psu.edu Joe Paterno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .865-0412 Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ssg1@psu.edu Mark Pavlik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7464 Men’s Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mtp7@psu.edu Robin Petrini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7472 Softball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rjp13@psu.edu Dawna Prevette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7479 Women’s Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .djp28@psu.edu Russ Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7474 Women’s Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rdr5@psu.edu Steve Shephard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7461 Women’s Gymnastics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ses13@psu.edu Denise St. Pierre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-2396 Women’s Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .dxs10@psu.edu Cael Sanderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7460 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .cns11@psu.edu Glenn Thiel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-7476 Men’s Lacrosse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .gft1@psu.edu Erica Walsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0842 Women’s Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .emw13@psu.edu Coquese Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-2672 Women’s Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .cmw25@psu.edu Robbie Wine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .863-0239 Baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .rpw10@psu.edu


2008-09 IN REVIEW

2008-09 Final Results and Stats

RESULTS (5-18, 2-8 BIG TEN) 1/17/09 1/24/09 1/25/09 2/7/09 2/8/09 2/13/09 2/14/09 2/20/09 2/22/09 2/28/09 3/7/09

W at Penn State 6, Bucknell 1 W Penn State 5, at Montana State 2 L at #45 Boise State 7, Penn State 0 Lat #56 South Alabama 4, at Penn State 3 L at #45 Marshall 7, Penn State 0 L #34 VCU 5, at Penn State 2 L #39 Denver 5, at Penn State 2 L Oklahoma 6, at Penn State 1 L Purdue 6, at Penn State 1 * L at #37 Ohio State 6, Penn State 1 * L #66 Wichita State 6, at Penn State 1

SINGLES Dorothy Dohanics Allie Hefter Lauren Holzberg Sarah Lotto Lauren McCarthy Monika Mical Leyla Morzan Maria Prishlyak Kristen Roth Michaela Stracar Denisa Zobeideh Totals Percentage

3/13/09 3/14/09 3/19/09 3/27/09 3/29/09 4/4/09 4/5/09 4/10/09 4/12/09 4/18/09 4/19/09 4/23/09

STATISTICS

Overall 12-13 3-4 3-3 6-10 12-17 12-20 17-17 10-20 2-2 5-6 11-17 93-129 .419

DOUBLES Lauren Holzberg/Sarah Lotto Lauren McCarthy/Maria Prishlyak Monika Mical/Leyla Morzan Lauren Holzberg/Maria Prishlyak Sarah Lotto/Monika Mical Dorothy Dohanics/Lauren McCarthy Leyla Morzan/Denisa Zobeideh Dorothy Dohanics/Leyla Morzan Allie Hefter/Michaela Stracar Kristen Roth/Denisa Zobeideh Lauren McCarthy/Denisa Zobeideh Dorothy Dohanics/Maria Prishlyak Monika Mical/Maria Prishlyak Dorothy Dohanics/Sarah Lotto Dorothy Dohanics/Denisa Zobeideh Sarah Lotto/Leyla Morzan Sarah Lotto/Lauren McCarthy Leyla Morzan/Maria Prishlyak Allie Hefter/Kristen Roth Dorothy Dohanics/Monika Mical Totals Percentage

Dual 7-12 0-0 0-0 0-5 8-14 4-16 8-14 4-16 0-0 2-5 5-15 38-97 .281 Overall 0-3 3-7 0-2 2-1 9-13 3-0 3-4 4-8 1-1 2-0 8-7 2-4 1-2 0-1 0-2 0-1 0-4 0-1 1-0 0-2 39-63 .382

Tour 5-1 3-4 3-3 6-5 4-3 8-4 9-3 6-4 2-2 3-1 6-2 55-32 .632 Dual 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 4-12 0-0 0-4 2-7 0-0 0-0 8-7 2-4 1-2 0-1 0-2 0-1 0-4 0-1 1-0 0-2 18-50 .265

Big Ten 3-6 0-0 0-0 0-2 3-6 0-7 3-6 1-7 0-0 0-3 2-8 12-45 .211

1 --------0-5 4-13 ----------4-18 .182 Tour 0-3 3-4 0-2 2-1 5-1 3-0 3-0 2-1 1-1 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 21-13 .618

L at South Florida 7, Penn State 0 L at Central Florida 7, Penn State 0 W at Penn State 6, Lehigh 1 L at #64 Minnesota 5, Penn State 2 * W Penn State 4, at #63 Iowa 3 * W at Penn State 4, Michigan State 3 * L #23 Michigan 7, at Penn State 0 * L #38 Indiana 6, at Penn State 1 * L #36 Illinois 7, at Penn State 0 * L #29 Indiana 5, at Penn State 2 * L at Wisconsin 5, Penn State 2 L #72 Minnesota 4, Penn State 0 (BTT)

2 --------4-5 0-3 --2-6 ----0-3 6-17 .261 Big Ten 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-6 0-0 0-4 2-4 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-25 .138

3 1-3 ------1-1 ----0-1 ----5-10 7-15 .318

4 2-6 ------3-3 --1-5 0-1 ----0-1 6-16 .273 1 --------4-12 --------------1-2 ------0-3 ------5-17 .227

5 4-3 ----------2-4 2-6 --0-1 0-1 8-15 .348 2 --0-2 --------0-4 0-3 ----7-6 ----------0-1 ------7-16 .304

6 ------0-5 ----5-5 0-2 --2-4 --7-16 .304 3 --0-1 ----------2-4 ----1-1 2-4 --0-1 0-2 0-1 --0-1 1-0 0-2 6-17 .261

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YEAR BY YEAR RESULTS All-Time Series Record Opponent

First Match Last Win

W

L

Opponent

YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS

First Match Last Win

W

L

(since 1965)

Season W L Coach 1965 2 2 Ann Valentine 1966 4 0 Pat Semi 1967 3 1 Pat Semi 1968 4 2 Pat Semi 1969 4 2 Joan Nessler 1970 5 0 Joan Nessler 1971 6 2 Joan Nessler 1972 7 1 Joan Nessler 1973 4 2 Joan Nessler 1974 5 3 Joan Nessler 1975 3 3 Joan Nessler 1976 5 3 Joan Nessler 1976-77 9 3 Joan Nessler 1977-78 8 6 Candy Royer 1978-79 10 2 Candy Royer 1979-80 14 3 Candy Royer 1980-81 12 5 Candy Royer 1981-82 8 9 Kim Muller 1982-83* 12 5 Jan Bortner 1983-84 8 8 Jan Bortner 1984-85* 12 6 Jan Bortner 1985-86* 17 6 Jan Bortner 1986-87* 18 4 Jan Bortner 1987-88* 21 6 Jan Bortner 1988-89* 18 7 Jan Bortner 1989-90* 19 3 Jan Bortner 1990-91* 20 4 Sue Whiteside 1991-92 6 11 Sue Whiteside 1992-93 5 14 Sue Whiteside 1993-94 13 10 Sue Whiteside 1994-95 3 12 Sue Whiteside 1995-96 11 10 Sue Whiteside 1996-97 10 10 Sue Whiteside 1997-98 2 18 Sue Whiteside 1998-99 3 15 Sue Whiteside 1999-00 8 10 Buffy Baker 2000-01 15 10 Buffy Baker 2001-02 6 14 Buffy Baker 2002-03 8 14 Buffy Baker 2003-04 6 17 Buffy Baker 2004-05 8 13 Buffy Baker 2005-06 9 13 Buffy Baker 2006-07 10 13 Buffy Baker 2007-08 8 14 Dawna Prevette 2008-09 5 18 Dawna Prevette TOTAL 387 325 * - Atlantic 10 Champions

Alabama

Spring ’03

0

1

Nebraska

Spring ’01

0

1

American

Spring ’99

Spring ’05

5

0

New Mexico

Spring ’93

0

1

Army

Spring ’06

Spring ’06

1

0

New Mexico St.

Spring ’93

0

1

Ball State

Spring ’87

Spring ’88

2

0

New York State

Spring ’68

1

0

Baylor

Spring ’93

0

1

N.C. State

Spring ’06

0

2

Bloomsburg

Spring ’83

Fall ’90

9

0

No. Arizona

Spring ’03

Boise State

Spring ’09

Spring ’09

1

0

Northwestern

Spring ’92

Boston College

Fall ’90

Fall ’95

1

1

Ohio State

Spring ’67

Boston Univ.

Spring ’83

Spring ’01

9

4

Old Dominion

Spring ’79

Bowling Green

Fall ’87

Fall ’87

1

0

Oklahoma

Spring ’09

Brown

Spring ’81

Spring ’83

3

2

Oklahoma St.

Spring ’08

Bucknell

Spring ’79

Spring ’09

12

0

Peace College

UC-Irvine

Spring ’99

Spring ’01

2

1

Central Florida

Spring ’91

Spring ’91

1

Charleston

Spring ’90

Spring ’90

1

Chatham

Spring ’65

Spring ’66

Clarion

Spring ’89

Spring ’89

Cleveland State

Spring ’86

Colgate

Fall ’78

Columbia

Spring ’68 Spring ’03

1

0

0

21

Spring ’05

15

26

Spring ’04

9

5

0

1

Spring ’08

1

0

Spring ’87

Spring ’87

1

0

Pennsylvania

Fall ’78

Spring ’01

15

15

2

Pittsburgh

Spring ’76

Fall ’00

14

0

0

Princeton

Spring ’75

Spring ’06

4

15

2

0

Providence

Fall ’88

Fall ’88

1

0

1

0

Purdue

Spring ’92

Spring ’94

5

16

Spring ’86

1

0

Radford

Spring ’80

Spring ’80

1

0

Fall ’81

5

1

Rice

Spring ’88

Spring ’00

1

1

Spring ’08

Spring ’08

1

0

Richmond

Fall ’88

Spring ’00

2

3

Cornell

Spring ’85

Spring ’02

11

0

Robert Morris

Fall ’90

Fall ’90

1

0

Dartmouth

Fall ’88

Fall ’90

2

0

Rollins College

Spring ’91

Spring ’91

1

0

Davidson

Spring ’88

Spring ’88

1

0

Rutgers

Fall ’79

Fall ’97

16

1

Denver

Spring ’08

0

2

UCSB

Spring ’97

Spring ’97

1

0

Dickinson

Spring ’65

Spring ’74

9

1

South Alabama

Spring ’01

0

2

Duquesne

Spring ’83

Spring ’83

1

0

South Florida

Spring ’09

0

1

East Carolina

Spring ’86

Spring ’86

1

0

South Carolina

Fall ’82

0

1

E. Stroudsburg

Spring ’71

Spring ’75

4

0

So. Illinois

Spring ’91

Spring ’91

1

0

E. Tenn. St.

Spring ’84

Fall ’84

2

0

St. Bonaventure

Spring ’90

Spring ’90

1

0

E. Michigan

Spring ’91

Spring ’01

2

0

St. John’s

Spring ’06

Spring ’08

2

0

Florida Intl.

Spring ’01

Spring ’03

1

2

Swarthmore

Fall ’84

Fall ’87

4

0

Florida State

Spring ’04

0

1

Syracuse

Fall ’79

Spring ’07

9

4

George Mason

Spring ’86

Spring ’88

3

0

Temple

Spring ’87

Spring ’08

12

0

Georgetown

Fall ’89

Spring ’96

2

0

Toledo

Spring ’07

Spring ’07

1

0

G. Washington

Spring ’83

Spring ’06

7

3

Tulane

Spring ’01

0

1

Ga. Southern

Spring ’90

Spring ’90

1

0

UT-Chattanooga Spring ’80

0

1

Gettysburg

Spring ’66

Spring ’87

6

1

Texas-El Paso

Spring ’93

Spring ’93

1

0

Harvard

Fall ’80

Spring ’01

2

1

Trenton State

Spring ’79

Fall ’85

4

0

Houston

Spring ’02

0

1

Valdosta State

Spring ’05

Illinois

Spring ’92

Spring ’07

2

17

Virginia

Spring ’75

0

1

Fall ’88

1

11

Illinois State

Spring ’92

Spring ’92

1

0

VCU

Fall ’90

Spring ’97

2

3

Indiana

Spring ’92

Spring ’03

3

20

Virginia Tech

Spring ’80

Spring ’04

5

4

Indiana State

Spring ’88

Spring ’88

1

1

Wake Forest

Spring ’04

0

2

Iowa

Spring ’92

Spring ’09

3

19

Washington St.

Spring ’03

0

1

James Madison

Spring ’76

Spring ’98

15

7

West Chester

Spring ’65

Spring ’99

15

3

Kansas

Spring ’05

Spring ’05

1

0

West Virginia

Spring ’83

Spring ’08

19

1

Lehigh

Fall ’85

Spring ’09

7

0

Whittenberg

Spring ’68

Spring ’68

1

0

Lock Haven

Spring ’67

Spring ’87

17

0

Wichita State

Spring ’08

Loyola-Mary.

Spring ’99

0

1

William & Mary Spring ’72

2

5

Wilson College

0

1

Wisconsin Yale

Spring ’81

Marshall

Spring ’96

Mary Baldwin

Spring ’71

Spring ’05

Maryland

Spring ’73

Spring ’03

11

0

Michigan

Spring ’80

Spring ’01

5

18

Michigan State

Spring ’92

Spring ’09

13

9

Mid. Tenn. St.

Spring ’05

Spring ’07

1

1

Minnesota

Spring ’92

Spring ’06

5

14

Montana State

Spring ’09

Spring ’09

1

0

Morehead St.

Spring ’86

Spring ’86

1

0

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2

Spring ’91

5

13

Spring ’65

Spring ’74

6

1

Spring ’80

Spring ’08

3

17

Spring ’08

2

4


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I CHOSE PENN STATE BECAUSE ...

Allie Hefter Sophomore Longmont, Colo.

Sarah Henderson Freshman Auckland, New Zealand

Petra Januskova Freshman Ottawa, Canada

Sarah Lotto Senior Toronto, Ontario

I chose Penn State because I loved everything about it.

I chose Penn State because it is the greatest school in the country.

I chose Penn State because of the competitive and notable tennis program and the chance to further my education at a well respected institution.

I chose Penn State because of its amazing atmosphere and pride.

Lauren McCarthy Senior Danbury, Conn.

Maria Prishlyak Sophomore Kiev, Ukraine

Kristen Roth Sophomore Ardmore, Pa.

Amy Simidian Freshman Carlstadt, N.J.

I chose Penn State because of the overall environment. It offered me the perfect balance of academics, athletics, and an opportunity to grow as a person

I chose Penn State because of its outstanding reputation. It has a great academic program and the major that I want.

I chose Penn State because of the friendly atmosphere, the challenging academics and the outstanding athletics.

I chose Penn State because it provides the perfect balance of athletics and academics. Here you strive for excellence both on the court and in the classroom.

Michaela Stracar Sophomore Jericho, N.Y.

Denisa Zobeideh Junior Weston, Fla.

Evan Clark Assistant Coach UKMC ‘06

Dawna Prevette Head Coach North Texas ‘99

I chose Penn State because I loved the environment and the feeling of happiness and excitement I got when I would walk around campus.

I chose Penn State because I liked the focus on academics as well as its dedication to the athletic program.

I chose Penn State because of its academic and athletic excellence.

I chose Penn State because it is the premiere university. It provides the student-athlete an experience that is unparalleled.

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