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Bowdoin College Men | Women


Division:NCAA - Div. III
Conference:NESCAC
Location:Brunswick, ME
Head Coach: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: #13 in 2015, #17 in 2014, #4 in 2013, #5 in 2012, #6 in 2011, #8 in 2010


 
Conference Highlights
The women's tennis program at Bowdoin College was instituted in 1973, and has flourished into one of the strongest programs in the nation. Over the past 7 seasons, Bowdoin has reached the NCAA Elite 8 three times. Plus they have finished in the top 10 NCAA End-Of-Season Rankings 4 times. Their highest ranking has been #6 the last two seasons.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Kristen Raymond. 07-08 NCAA Quarterfinalist
Sarah D'Elia. 08-09. NCAA Semi-Finalist
Kellen Alberstone. 10-11. ITA National Player To Watch
Kellen Alberstone. 12-13. ITA National Senior Player Of The Year
Hannah Hoerner. 11-12. Northeast ITA Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship
Joulia Likhanskaia 13-14. NESCAC Rookie of The Year

ALL -AMERICANS

Kristen Raymond. 07-08
Sarah D'Elia. 08-09
Kellen Alberstone. 10-11,11-12, 12-13
Kate Winingham. 11-12
Joulia Likhanskaia. 13-14
Tiffany Cheng. 13-14
Tess Trinka. 14-15
Emma Chow. 14-15
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
NCAA Quarter-Finals(Elite 8 2014)
Tournament Highlights
The women's tennis program at Bowdoin College was instituted in 1973, and has flourished into one of the strongest programs in the nation. Over the past 7 seasons, Bowdoin has reached the NCAA Elite 8 three times. Plus they have finished in the top 10 NCAA End-Of-Season Rankings 4 times. Their highest ranking has been #6 the last two seasons.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Kristen Raymond. 07-08 NCAA Quarterfinalist
Sarah D'Elia. 08-09. NCAA Semi-Finalist
Kellen Alberstone. 10-11. ITA National Player To Watch
Kellen Alberstone. 12-13. ITA National Senior Player Of The Year
Hannah Hoerner. 11-12. Northeast ITA Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship
Joulia Likhanskaia 13-14. NESCAC Rookie of The Year

ALL -AMERICANS

Kristen Raymond. 07-08
Sarah D'Elia. 08-09
Kellen Alberstone. 10-11,11-12, 12-13
Kate Winingham. 11-12
Joulia Likhanskaia. 13-14
Tiffany Cheng. 13-14
Tess Trinka. 14-15
Emma Chow. 14-15
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
appearance.
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