From the Coaches

This year’s tennis team did an excellent job. We did something we have not done since 2007. The varsity team was successful against a Friends League School. It was a very exciting match. The format for the match was: 3 singles matches and two doubles matches. After competing for two hours, we were tied with the George School at 2-2 with the 3rd singles match still in progress. The coaches had to stop that match in the middle of the final set because it was too dark to see the ball. At that time the score of the deciding set was 4-2 in favor of Serena Boyesen. She needed just two more games to win her match. After a 10 day delay with plenty of time to think about the significance of the match, to feel the pressure of competing on center stage and to contemplate the strengths and weaknesses of her own game, the event finally took place. Fortunately for ANC, Serena did a tremendous job, maintaining her focus, staying calm and playing each point as if the score was zero-zero. To the delight of her teammates, coaches and fans, Serena won the match 6-3 and ANC won the competition. To add icing to the cake the team also won a second Friends League match against Friends Select. This was the first time we have won two league matches since 1999. Our overall match record was 8 wins, 8 losses and one tie. The entire squad and I would like to thank Coach Hodgell and Coach Bryntesson for their dedication, patience and humor. Their efforts during practices and games were appreciated by all.

Athletics

Girls Teams | Tennis

The ANC Girls Tennis team plays hard individually and as a team. We participate in both singles and doubles matches, focusing on strength, concentration, and perserverence. We compete in the Friends School League. For up-to-date information and game cancellations, call our Sports Hotline: 267-502-4801.

Friends School League Schedule and Results

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Scores and Recaps

ANC Varsity vs Germantown Friends School 10 23 18

GFS won 5-0

ANC Varsity vs Friends Central 10 22 18

ANC lost 0-5

ANC Varsity Tennis vs Philmont Christian 10 17 18

ANC won 5-0

ANC vs Calvary Christian Varsity Tennis 10 12 18

ANC won 5-0

ANC vs AFS Vasity Tennis 10 9 18

ANC lost to Abington Friends School 2-3

ANC AFS Winner Score

1st Singles Ursula Friesen Amira Parker AFS 6-2; 6-0

2nd Singles Camryn Buss Jordan Smith ANC 6-3; 6-2

3rd Singles Serena Boyesen Grace Sousa ANC 6-4; 6-3

1st Doubles Naida Navarro Lily Ehsani AFS 4-6;
6-4; 6-4 Emma Bryntesson Ya-Ya Chen

2nd Doubles Julie Daum Lily Silverman AFS 6-4; 6-3
Annae Connelly Allie Mele

ANC vs Friends Select Varsity Tennis 10 4 18

ANC won 3-2

ANC Varsity Tennis vs Westtown 10 2 18

ANC lost 2-3

ANC vs Moorestown Friends 9 28 18

Varsity ANC lost 0-5

Junior Varsity ANC lost 0-5C

ANC Varsity Tennis vs Ben Salem 9 24 18

ANC won 5-0

ANC Varsity Tennis vs George School 9 21 18

ANC lost 2-3

ANC Varsity vs Little Flower 9 19 18

ANC won 5-0

ANC vs Calvary Christian Varsity Tennis 9/14/18

ANC won 3-2

No JV was played.

ANC vs Calvary Christian 8/30/18

ANC won 4-1

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