2017-18 MIT Women's Tennis News

  • Women's Tennis Chosen Atop the NEWMAC Preseason Coaches' Poll
    February 15, 2018
    Coming off the program’s eighth NEWMAC Championship and its seventh appearance in the NCAA Championship, the No. 22 ranked MIT women’s tennis team has been chosen as the preseason favorite in the 2018 NEWMAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The poll is voted on by the league’s head coaches.
  • Kohrs, Rickeman Lead No. 22 Women's Tennis at NEWITT's
    October 15, 2017
    At the 2017 New England Women’s Invitational Tennis Tournament (NEWITT), the MIT team of senior Elysa Kohrs (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) captured the A draw of the event with a 3-0 win over Camille Smukler and Maddie Dewire of Amherst College.
  • Rakocevic, Rickeman Lead No. 22 Engineers at ITA Tournament
    October 01, 2017
    Sophomore Lara Rakocevic (Portland, Ore.) and freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) each advanced to the round of 16 in singles play to lead the No. 22 MIT women’s tennis team at the ITA New England Regional Tournament over the weekend at Williams College.
  • Rickeman Leads No. 22 Women's Tennis at the MIT Invitational
    September 17, 2017
    Freshman Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) led the No. 22 ranked MIT women’s tennis team at the season-opening MIT Invitational as she claimed the singles championship by a 6-3, 6-1 margin over Amherst sophomore Camille Smukler. Smukler was the No. 2 seeded singles player in the event and is ranked No. 15 nationally in Division III.
  • Women's Tennis Welcomes Incoming Recruiting Class
    August 30, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (August 30) -- The MIT women’s tennis program has announced its incoming class for the 2017-2018 season as five newcomers join the Engineers. MIT, under the direction of NEWMAC Coach of the Year Carol Matsuzaki, is coming off a NEWMAC Championship and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. This year’s incoming group includes Megan Guenther (Willowbrook, Ill.), Vanessa Kitova (Beverly, Mass.), Alex Reinhart (Austin, Texas), Libby Rickeman (Wayzata, Minn.) and Marina Zhang (Garnet Valley, Pa.).