AUSTIN, TX, April 19, 2017 - For the third year in a row, the St Michael's Women’s Tennis team has captured the TAPPS State Championship! The win on April 13 at the Waco Regional Tennis Center represents the team’s third consecutive State Championship under Head Coach Lisa Diedrich and the second under Assistant Coach Patrick Brown.
The Women’s Doubles team of Brennan Foreman and Hannah Harrod dominated the 5A Doubles bracket, defeating All Saints Episcopal of Tyler in the finals. Foreman and Harrod won their third consecutive championship as doubles partners.
Daniela Alvarez, who will play collegiate tennis next year at Wesleyan University, finished third in the 5A Singles bracket. Christy Schrader and Rachel Thweatt advanced to the quarter finals in the Doubles bracket. The women received 19 ½ points overall, edging out runner-up Regents Knights by 5 points. Thomas Suffoletta and Ryan Polk represented the men’s team, competing well in the Doubles bracket.