Posts Tagged: Tennis

Lewis wins match No. 125, helps Bowdoin advance in NCAAs

May 12, 2014

Faced with the possibility of never playing college tennis again, Emma Lewis of Anchorage dug deep and gave Bowdoin College everything she had. The senior won her doubles match to help the Polar Bears beat Middlebury 5-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA D2 national team championships. Seventh-ranked Bowdoin [16-6] has reached the… Read more »

Williams commits with Abilene Christian to play NCAA D1 tennis

January 10, 2014

When three-time Alaska high school tennis champion Whitney Williams of Anchorage considered which college to pick, she made a wish list. “I wanted to know at least one person before I went there. I wanted to be close to family. I wanted it to be Division I,” she told me. At Abilene Christian University in… Read more »

Lekander reviews colleges with right mix of math, science & tennis

December 20, 2013

A star in high school, Reed Lekander of Anchorage is now focused on taking his game to the next level. He will play some tennis, too. A two-time state champion on the court, Lekander is just as impressive in the classroom with a 3.8 GPA. He’s been offered academic scholarships for next fall. “I want… Read more »