Driscoll and Meckler Close Fine Women's Tennis Careers At Trinity
Hartford, Conn., August 13, 2008 - The Trinity College women's
tennis team, coached by Wendy Bartlett (24th
Season), finished the 2007-08 season with a 10-6 dual
match record and with the seventh-best record in the New England
Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) at 3-4.
Juniors Sarah Gould (Longmeadow, Mass.) and Amanda Tramont (Miami, Fla.) tied for the team lead in winning percentage with identical 9-4 records (.692), while senior co-captain Brenna Driscoll (Milton, Mass.) recorded a team-high 13 wins against six singles losses, sophomore Olivia Merns (New York, N.Y.) was 11-5 in singles, and senior co-captain Sydney Meckler (San Francisco, Calif.) posted a 9-6 singles mark. Freshmen Jillian Steckloff (Framingham, Mass.) was 7-6 in her rookie campaign, while classmate Arielle Leben (New York, N.Y.) finished 8-11, and fellow first-year Robyn Williams (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) went 3-4.
In doubles, the Meckler/Williams duo led the team with an 8-1 record, Driscoll finished, 7-5, with Tramont and, 5-4, with Williams, and Steckloff finished 3-3 with both Merns and Leben as her partner. Gould and Leben posted a 3-5 mark as a doubles tandem.
Driscoll earned All-NESCAC Second Team honors in singles and was named to the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team, while Gould and Tramont graced both the NESCAC All-Academic Team and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athlete list. In her excellent career on the courts, Driscoll was 47-25 in singles (3rd most wins all-time at Trinity) and 30-38 in doubles with several partners. She was an all-league honoree in singles twice and doubles once. Meckler closes here fine career with a 21-25 singles record and an 18-23 doubles mark with several partners.