1996-97 Season in Review
Women: 14-9, 8th BIG EAST
Coach: Carl LaBranche
Captain: Christy Judge
The Providence College women's tennis team posted its seventh consecutive winning season with a 14-9 record in 1996-97.
Freshman Jessie LeMasters (Cincinnati, Ohio), sophomore Claire Curry (Fort Worth, Texas) and freshman Kim Bergin (Winchester, Mass.) were the squad's top players. Bergin led the team in wins with an 18-10 record in the No. 5 singles position. LeMasters (No. 1 singles) and Curry (No. 3 singles) each recorded a 14-11 mark.
Junior Monica Martinez (Guayaquil, Ecuador) and Curry combined to form PC's top doubles team with a 12-10 record in the No. 1 spot. Junior Christina Martin (Delray Beach, Fla.) and LeMasters also had a productive season, posting six wins in the No. 2 doubles position.
In tournament action, the Lady Friars finished second at the New England Championship and eighth at the BIG EAST Championship. The team's second-place finish at the New England Championship was its best finish since the squad won the title in 1995. At the BIG EAST Championship, the Lady Friars' lone win came in the opening round as team defeated Georgetown.
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