Karina Pikhart Receives Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship AwardCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) named MIT senior Karina Pikhart the national recipient of the 2009 ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award. She is the first athlete in the program's history to garner this national honor as Mealani Nakamura '00 was the East Region finalist in 2000.
Leslie Hansen Represents MIT at NCAA TournamentCAMBRIDGE, Mass. - With a 1-1 performance, junior Leslie Hansen copped All-America honors at the NCAA Women's Tennis Individual Championship Tournament hosted by Oglethorpe University this past weekend. The accolade is her second as she posted an identical mark at last year's event.