Cate Team History

*Please note that this team history page is a work in progress!

2016

Regular Season Record: 10-1 (8-0 in TVL)

Highest Ranking: #1 in CIF D2 (finished #4)

Best Win: Thacher (twice), the defending CIF D5 Champions; Xavier Prep 69-68 in playoffs

CIF D2 Playoffs: Fifth consecutive playoff appearance. Defeated Oak Park handily, then Xavier in a 9-9 tie to reach the quarterfinal round. Fell 7-11 to Riverside Poly (made CIF finals the 3 previous seasons)

All-League Honors: Grace Fuss – Singles Runner-Up, Jackie Cai/Carol Cai – Doubles Champions, Summer Christensen/Sarah Polowczak – Doubles Runner-Up, Eva Herman/Janice Ng – Doubles 2nd Team.

Award Winners: Summer Christensen – MVP, Katherine Grossman – Most Improved, Jackie Cai – Coaches’ Award

Graduates: TBD, but we’ve certainly got our fingers crossed for Summer Christensen, Katherine Grossman, Eva Herman, and Annie Lu.image2

2015

Regular Season Record: 13-1 (8-0 in Tri-Valley League)

Highest Ranking: #5 in CIF D2

Best Win: Simi Valley on parents’ weekend, 10-8 (recap)

CIF D2 Playoffs: Won several matches, including a big win over Oak Park en-route to a quarterfinal loss against Murrieta Valley. Murrieta fielded three players in the top 150 in the country and went on to become the two-time CIF runner-up.

All-League Honors: Julia Gan – Singles Champion, Jackie Cai – Singles Runner-Up, McKenna Madden/Summer Christensen – Doubles Runner-Up, Eva Herman/Janice Ng – Doubles 1st Team.

Award Winners: Julia Gan – MVP, Janice Ng – Most Improved, Emma Liberman – Coaches’ Award

Graduates: Julia Gan (Haverford – D3 Tennis!), McKenna Madden (Boston College – Club Tennis!), Cecelia Sanborn (Pomona College), Emma Liberman (Gap Year)screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-11-37-45-am

2014

Regular Season Record: 8-5 (4-4 in Tri-Valley League)

Best Win: A 14-4 victory over San Marcos High.

CIF D2 Playoffs: Entered as a wildcard and won first match, followed by a loss to eventual CIF Runner-Up Murrieta Valley.

All-League Honors: Julia Gan/McKenna Madden – Doubles Runner-Up, Kate Dehlendorf/Victoria Herman – All-League 2nd Team

Award Winners: Julia Gan – MVP, Coaches’ Award – McKenna Madden

Graduates: Kate Dehlendorf (Cal Poly SLO), Victoria Herman (St. Andrews), Pharibe PopeCate Girls Tennis 2014 at San Marcos Win

2013

Regular Season Record: 6-6 (5-1 in Condor League)

Best Win: Overturned a 6-12 loss during regular season play to score an 11-7 playoff victory over Orcutt Academy, the #7-seed.

CIF D4 Playoffs: Beat Orcutt (#7 in CIF) and then Windward to reach the quarterfinal round before losing 3-15 to eventual CIF Runner-Up Redlands High School.

Award Winners: Julia Gan – MVP, Victoria Herman – Most Improved, Sally Shin – Coaches’ Award

Graduates: Sally Shin (UPenn), Jean Shen (USC), Kate Schroeder (Colorado College), Maddie Gordon (Vanderbilt)

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2012

Regular Season Record:

CIF D4 Playoffs: Won first round match against Lompoc (14-4) before falling to Redlands High School (5-13).

Award Winners: MVP – Mady Snider

Graduates: Mady Snider (UC Davis), Marina Narain (Parsons), Taylor Erling (Wake Forest), Kailin Jones (NYU), Caitlin Cain

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2011

Regular Season Record: 2-11

Best Win: Dunn School

CIF D4 Playoffs: Suffered injuries to key players and did not make playoffs

Award Winners: MVP – Mady Snider

Graduates: Margeurite Mannix (UT-Austin), Maiya Roddick-Fuller (St. Andrews), Lela Puckett (Colorado University – Boulder)

2010

Regular Season Record:

CIF D4 Playoffs: Lost in the semifinal round

Award Winners: MVP – Mady Snider

Graduates: Nikita Kokal (University of Toronto), Annaliese Northup (Davidson), Sara Cohen (Colorado College), Annaliese Schroeder (Colorado College)

2009

Regular Season Record:

CIF D4 Playoffs: Lost in the quarterfinal round 8-10 to Buckley, eventual CIF Runner-Up

Award Winners: MVP – Mady Snider

Graduates: Allegra Roth (UC Davis), Belle Kammer (Colgate), Libby Parker (School of Visual Arts)

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