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Western Michigan University Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. I
Location:Kalamazoo, MI
Head Coach:Betsy Kuhle
Assistant Coach:Ryan Tomlinson
Institution Type:Public
Environment:Small city
Student Population:25,000+
Top Mid-Major Classes: #19 in 2014, R.V. in 2013, R.V. in 2010, #15 in 2009, #25 in 2008, #15 in 2006

Conference Highlights
Western Michigan won it's 11th MAC title this past year. They finished the year with a #57 ITA National Ranking. They will be making their first appearance in 2009 in the National Team Indoor Championships.
Post Season Highlights
Western Michigan pushed #5 ranked Northwestern to the limits in the singles. While the match was abandoned at 4-0, Western Michigan led at #1 singles and #4 singles while losing at #3 singles in 3 sets and trailling at #2 singles 7-5, 6-5.

The Midwest Regional Rankings have come out and WMU is #9!
Tournament Highlights
Senior captain Carrie Jeanmaire led #13 ranked Georgia Rose of Northwestern 4-3 in the 3rd when the team match was abandoned.
Individual Achievements
Sophomore Kerstin Pahl and Junior Priyanka Parekh achieved a national doubles ranking of 59 during the '07 season. Pahl and Parekh were ranked #15 in the region.

Carrie Jeanmaire and Kerstin Pahl were ranked #23 and #26 in the Midwest region.
Coaching Achievements
Coach Kuhle has led the Western Michigan Broncos to 10 MAC Titles and 4 NCAA tournament appearances. In her 25 years she has won over 400 dual matches. In 2006 Coach Kuhle was inducted into the Western Michigan University Athletic Hall of Fame.
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