INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – Women's Tennis players Caroline Casper, Maryann Zhao and Emily Chen have been selected to compete as individuals in the NCAA Division III National Championships in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The individual championships shall consist of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. The selection of teams and individuals for the championships is based on win-lost record, strength of schedule, and eligibility and availability of student-athletes.
Casper comes into the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 ranked singles player in the West Region this year. She is coming off of a 6-4, 6-2 win over Kyla Scott of No. 1 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the SCIAC Championship match and holds a 21-4 overall singles record including eight-straight wins.
Zhao enters the NCAA Tournament as the No. 4 ranked singles player in the West Region. Zhao has tallied a 13-4 singles record this season and will also compete in the doubles tournament with teammate Emily Chen.
Zhao and Chen are the No. 2 ranked doubles pair in the West Region and have compiled a 14-4 doubles record this season.
The team championship will take place May 22-24, and the individual championships May 25-27, both at The Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and will be hosted by the University of the South and the Chattanooga Sports Commission.