|High School:||Hun School|
|Major:||Psychology & Economics|
Major: Psychology & Economics
|Kara Shoemaker ||Singles |
Junior Year: Member of the 2013 NCAA National Championship Team and 3-time National Team Champion. NESCAC Conference Champions. Compiled a singles record of 20-9 at the #1 position and advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Regional Tournament. Compiled a 27-8 doubles record primarily at the #1 position with partner, Rebecca Curran ’15. Won the ITA Regional Doubles Tournament with Curran and placed 3rd at the ITA National Small College Championships. Awarded All-American doubles & singles honors. Ranked #3 in region throughout the spring season in singles and #2 in region for doubles. Selected for both the NCAA Individual Singles & Doubles Tournaments. Advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Tournament. All-NESCAC First Team Singles. All-NESCAC First Team Doubles. Finished year ranked #5 in nation for singles and #5 in nation for doubles. NESCAC All-Academic Team. Thomas Schulman Award winner.
Sophomore Year: Member of the 2012 NCAA National Championship Team and 2-Time National Team Champion. Little Three Champions. All-American in singles. Competed in NCAA Individual Singles Tournament. Compiled a record of 22-8 at primarily #2 singles and 19-17 at #1 doubles with partners Nancy Worley ’13 and Taylor French ‘12. Finished 2nd in doubles at ITA Regional Tournament with partner Worley and advanced to the quarterfinals in singles. Finished in 7th place in doubles at the ITA National Small College Tournament with partner Worley. All-NESCAC First Team Singles. All-NESCAC Second Team Doubles. ITA Northeast Region Player to Watch awarded. Simon Most Improved Player Award. Simon Most Improved Player Award recipient. NESCAC All-Academic Team. ITA All-Academic Team, ITA Scholar Athlete.
Freshman Year: Member of the 2011 NCAA National Championship Team. NESCAC Conference Champions. ITA All-Academic Team. Compiled a singles record of 18-5 at primarily the #6 spot and a doubles record of 6-1 primarily with partner Katie Friedman ‘11. ITA Scholar Athlete.
High School: Played 4 years varsity tennis at #1 singles sophomore through senior years. Most Valuable Player in 2007 & 2009. Tri-captain senior year. Reached finals of Prep A State Tournament and member of Mid-Atlantic Prep League First Team all 4 years. Mercer County Tournament Team Champions 2006 & 2007. Competed in Middle States section and nationally for USTA junior tennis.
Personal: Daughter of Keith and Phyllis.