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Bowdoin College Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. III
Location:Brunswick, ME
Head Coach:Paul 'Hobie' Holbach
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Large town
Student Population:Less than 2,500
Top Mid-Major Classes: R.V. in 2013
Top Div. III Classes: #17 in 2014, #4 in 2013, #5 in 2012, #6 in 2011, #8 in 2010

Conference Highlights
NESCAC All-Conference Team Selections

2007 Sarah D'Elia (1st team singles/doubles)
Kristen Raymond (1st team doubles/2nd team singles)

2008 Kristen Raymond (1st team singles/1st team doubles)
Sarah D'Elia (1st team doubles/2nd team singles)

2009 Sarah D'Elia (1st team singles/1st team doubles)
Emily Lombardi(2nd team singles/1st team doubles)
Post Season Highlights
NCAA Sweet Sixteen: 2006, 2007,2009
NCAA Round of 32: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
NCAA Quarter-Finals(Elite 8) 2008
NCAA Quarter-Finals(Elite 8 2012
Tournament Highlights
2008 NCAA Quarter-finalist Kristen Raymond

2008 NEWITT #1 singles champion Kristen Raymond

2009 NCAA Semi-Finalist Sarah D'Elia
NCAA Round of 16's Dbls. (Sarah D'Elia & Emily Lombardi)
Individual Achievements
2006 NESCAC Rookie of the Year (Sarah D'Elia)

2008 NCAA Singles Quarter-finalist Kristen Raymond
NCAA Singles All-American Kristen Raymond

2009 NCAA Singles Semi-Finalist Sarah D'Elia
NCAA Singles All-American
ITA Northeast Region #1 Singles Player Sarah D'Elia
ITA Sr. Player of the Year Sarah D'Elia

Liz Pedowitz NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Award

2010 Kellen Alberstone: National ITA Player to Watch Award
ITA Singles All-American
1st Teram All Nescac
Kate Winingham 2nd Team All Nescac
Hannah Hoerner Northeast ITA Arthur Ashe Leadership Award
Nescac All-Sportsmanship Award
2011 Emily Lombardi Nescac All-Sportsmanship Award
Coaching Achievements
Paul "Hobie" Holbach. formerly coach of several national junior champions including: Nicole London(2 time Easter Bowl winner), Lindsay Davenport, Beth Berris(Stanford), Amy Chiminello(Stanford) Annie Menees(Vanderbilt), several NCAA All-Americans including: Stella Sampras(UCLA), Heather Willens(Stanford) and top 40 womens professionals including: Debbie Graham, Kimberly Po, Marriane Werdel. He also served as volunteer assistant coach at UCLA. Most recently he has coached Jack Levis (USC), Katja Decker-Sadowski (USC), Alexa Ely (Penn), Amanda Craddock in the 12's, 14's. Also has coached WTT and now lives in Maine with his wife Cinda-Gurney Holbach(former NCAA runner-up for UNC in 1993) and their 3 pugs.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College women's tennis
coach Hobie Holbach has been named the United States
Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) New England
Coach of the Year. Holbach led the Polar Bears to a programbest
campaign in his inaugural season of 2007-08, a #8 end-ofyear
ranking and the team's first-ever NCAA Quarterfinal
The Polar Bears finished the season with a record of 14-8 and
earned their highest-ever preseason ranking (#11) heading into
2008-09. In addition to team accolades, Holbach coached
Kristen Raymond '08 to a NEWITT singles championship, a
27-6 overall record and NCAA quarterfinal appearance.
Bowdoin started the 2008-09 campaign with a flourish, winning the ECAC Invitational last
September. The Polar Bears will open their spring season on March 8 with a spring break trip to
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