2014-15 Emory Women's Tennis Athletes of the Week

  • Bridget Harding
    May 11, 2015
    Emory University freshman Bridget Harding was 2-0 in both singles and doubles matches last weekend, helping to lead the second-ranked Eagles to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championships. Harding played in the fourth singles match and second doubles match with partner Katarina Su in each of the two contests during the weekend. After receiving a first-round bye, Harding did not drop a game on Friday in a 5-0 Eagles’ win over Webster University, winning 8-0 in doubles and 6-0, 6-0 in her singles match. She also claimed two key wins in Emory’s 5-2 win over the 12th-ranked Sewanee, winning 8-2 in doubles action and 6-1, 6-1 in the singles match. Harding has won nine-straight singles matches and is a team-best 24-4 this season, while going 18-7 in doubles play, including a 9-0 record with Su. The Eagles, now 18-3 on the season, will advance to the NCAA quarterfinals for the eighth-straight season and the 25th time overall.
  • Melissa Goodman
    April 27, 2015
    Emory University sophomore Melissa Goodman was undefeated in three third-singles matches and a pair of doubles contests, helping lead the second-ranked Eagles to their 26th University Athletic Association Championship. During Thursday’s 9-0 quarterfinal victory over New York University, Goodman picked up a 6-0, 6-3 win against Laila El Dessouki. She earned a pair of wins in the team’s 9-0 victory over the 15th-ranked University of Chicago on Friday, guiding the Eagles to the conference championship match with at 8-1 win at third doubles with Rebecca Seigler over Sruthi Ramaswami and Lucy Tang, and a 6-1, 6-0 singles with over Jasmine Lee. Goodman capped off her weekend with a 9-8 (4) win over Nicholle Torres and Brooke Tsu at third doubles, and a 6-3, 6-4 singles win over Torres, as Emory defeated seventh-ranked Carnegie Mellon University 7-2 on Saturday. She improved to 14-4 overall in singles play this year (including a 6-0 mark as Emory’s no. 3 singles player) and to 17-5 in doubles action. Goodman and the Eagles will head into the NCAA Division III Championships with a 16-3 overall record.
  • Anna Fuhr
    April 20, 2015
    Emory University freshman Anna Fuhr helped lead the second-ranked Eagles to an 8-1 win over sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins University at the Woodruff Physical Education Center on Saturday. Fuhr and doubles partner Michelle Satterfield, ranked sixth in the Atlantic South Region, upset the region’s fourth-ranked pairing of Ashnaa Rao and Shannon Herndon with an 8-2 victory in the first doubles match. She improved to 15-13 overall in doubles matches this season, including a 2-3 mark with Satterfield in first-doubles action. Fuhr and the Eagles won their 22nd-consecutive home match, and improved to 13-3 overall this season.
  • Michelle Satterfield
    April 06, 2015
    Emory University sophomore Michelle Satterfield won both her singles and doubles matches during the top-ranked Eagles 8-1 win over the 12th-ranked University of the South on Thursday. Satterfield teamed with freshman Anna Fuhr to win 8-4 in the first doubles match over Lindsey Liles and Bronte Goodhue, the top-ranked doubles pairing in the Atlantic South Region. She followed that with a straight-set win in the second doubles match, 6-2, 7-5 over Liles, ranked fifth in singles in the Atlantic South. Satterfield, who is the seventh in singles play in the region this year, improved to 9-6 in singles matches and to 10-9 in doubles play with the wins. The Eagles raised their season ledger to 12-3 with Thursday’s victory.
  • Bridget Harding
    March 30, 2015
    Emory University freshman Bridget Harding went undefeated for the top-ranked Eagles in both singles and doubles play, while facing three nationally-ranked teams at the Fab 5 Tournament in Lexington, Virginia last week. The Eagles opened the week with a 7-2 win over 10th-ranked Washington & Lee University, with Harding teaming with Katarina Su to earn an 8-2 win at third doubles, and later claiming a 6-3, 6-0 win at fifth singles. On Saturday, in a 6-3 loss to third-ranked Williams College, she accounted for two of the Eagles’ points with an 8-4 win at third doubles and a 6-2, 7-6 (3) victory at fifth singles. Harding and the Eagles bounced back to win 8-1 over 14th-ranked DePauw University on Sunday, with the freshman claiming an 8-6 win at second doubles and a 6-0, 6-1 win at fourth singles. With the perfect weekend, Harding improved to a team-best 18-4 in singles matches this season, and to 12-7 in doubles contests. The Eagles are 11-3 in 2015.
  • Melissa Goodman
    March 16, 2015
    Emory University sophomore Melissa Goodman was a perfect 4-0 in both singles and doubles matches during a West Coast trip last week for the second-ranked Eagles. Each of Goodman’s matches, played at fourth singles and second doubles with junior Beatrice Rosen, came against nationally-ranked opponents. In a 7-2 win against eighth-ranked Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Monday, she won her doubles match 8-3 and her singles contest 7-5, 6-1. On Wednesday against Azusa Pacific University, ranked 17th in Division II, she pulled out victories of 8-6 in doubles and 6-2, 6-1 in singles, helping Emory to another 7-2 win. Goodman added a 6-0, 6-3 singles win and an 8-3 doubles triumph on Thursday in a 6-3 team victory over sixth-ranked Bowdoin College. She capped off her week by leading Emory to a 5-4 win at fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges with wins of 8-5 in doubles and 6-3, 6-3 in singles. Goodman is now 7-3 in singles matches and 12-3 in doubles contests this season, helping Emory improve to 9-2 overall.
  • Melissa Goodman
    March 02, 2015
    Emory University sophomore Melissa Goodman was undefeated in a pair of singles matches and went 1-1 in doubles contests for the top-ranked Eagles last week. On Thursday, Goodman helped lead the Eagles to an 8-1 win over Georgia Gwinnett College, the reigning NAIA Champions and top-ranked team, with a 6-4, 6-0 win at fourth singles and an 8-2 win with Beatrice Rosen at second doubles. On Saturday, in a 5-2 Emory loss to Division I Charleston Southern University, she picked up one of the Eagles’ two wins with a victory at fourth singles, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, while falling 8-5 with Rosen in the second doubles match. Goodman is now 3-3 this season in singles matches and 8-3 in doubles action, as the Eagles have opened the campaign with a 5-2 overall record.
  • Michelle Satterfield
    February 23, 2015
    Emory University sophomore Michelle Satterfield led the top-ranked Eagles to three wins on Sunday afternoon. With the three victories, Emory improved its record to 4-1 this season. Satterfield, ranked 20th in singles play in the Atlantic South Region, started her day with a three-set win over Millsaps’ Deena Li Kam Wa (ranked 10th in the region) in the first singles match, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8, helping the Eagles to an 8-1 win. In the team’s second match of the day, a 9-0 win against Agnes Scott College, she earned an 8-0 victory at first doubles with partner Bridget Harding. In the final match of the day, a 9-0 Emory win over Oglethorpe University, she teamed with Harding again to win 8-1 at first doubles, and claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win at first singles. After going undefeated during the weekend, Satterfield improved to 3-2 in singles matches and to 6-3 in doubles contests this year. Her efforts have helped Emory open the year with a 4-1 record.
  • Beatrice Rosen
    February 16, 2015
    Emory University junior Beatrice Rosen won both of her matches during the top-ranked Eagles 8-1 win over Brenau University on Saturday. Rosen claimed a 6-7, 6-4, 13-11 win over Fatyha Berjane in the first singles match. In doubles action, she teamed with Melissa Goodman to win the second match by an 8-2 score. Rosen and the Eagles improved to 1-1 on the season with the win.
  • Danielle Truitt
    October 20, 2014
    Emory University senior Danielle Truitt won the singles ‘C’ draw at the Grizzly Open in Lawrenceville, Georgia last weekend. Truitt won all five of her singles matches in straight sets during the weekend, including four against Division II opponents and one against a Division I player. She clinched the tournament win with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 victory over Sandra Flores of West Alabama. In the second round of the draw, she earned a 6-1, 6-4 win against Pilar Ferrando of Division I Alabama State. Truitt finished her fall season with a 6-1 record in singles matches.
  • Beatrice Rosen
    October 13, 2014
    Emory University junior Beatrice Rosen finished third in the Division III singles draw at the 2014 USTA/ ITA Small College National Championships last weekend. Rosen, who entered the tournament as the fourth-seeded player, won her opening match of the tournament, 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1 over Rebecca Ho of Washington University (Mo.). After falling to eventual draw champion Ashnaa Rao of Johns Hopkins University, 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals, she bounced back with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Kate Christensen of Vassar College in the third-place match. With the 2-1 record during the tournament, Rosen improved to 8-2 in doubles play in the fall season.
  • Melissa Goodman
    October 06, 2014
    Emory University junior Beatrice Rosen and sophomore Melissa Goodman teamed up to win the main doubles draw at the Georgia Southern Invite last weekend. Facing Division I and NAIA competition, Rosen and Goodman were 4-0 in doubles matches, including an 8-6 win over Georgia Southern’s Dario Vasekina and Anne Kurzweil to win the draw. The duo also picked up an 8-3 win over Georgia Southern’s Giulia Riepe and Mary Phillips Smith, an 8-2 win over Presbyterian’s Caroline DeLoach and Sarah McBride, and an 8-3 win over Presbyterian’s Greer Ransom and Demi Henschel. Rosen added a third-place finish in the top singles draw, while Goodman finished seventh in the 1B singles draw.
  • Beatrice Rosen
    October 06, 2014
    Emory University junior Beatrice Rosen and sophomore Melissa Goodman teamed up to win the main doubles draw at the Georgia Southern Invite last weekend. Facing Division I and NAIA competition, Rosen and Goodman were 4-0 in doubles matches, including an 8-6 win over Georgia Southern’s Dario Vasekina and Anne Kurzweil to win the draw. The duo also picked up an 8-3 win over Georgia Southern’s Giulia Riepe and Mary Phillips Smith, an 8-2 win over Presbyterian’s Caroline DeLoach and Sarah McBride, and an 8-3 win over Presbyterian’s Greer Ransom and Demi Henschel. Rosen added a third-place finish in the top singles draw, while Goodman finished seventh in the 1B singles draw.
  • Katarina Su
    September 22, 2014
    Emory University sophomore Katarina Su and freshman Anna Fuhr won the doubles draw at the USTA/ ITA South Regional Championships in Atlanta, Georgia last weekend. The pair, seeded second in the field, finished the tournament with a 4-0 record, including an 8-5 win over teammates Beatrice Rosen and Michelle DeMeo in the championship match. In addition, Su reached the finals of the singles draw after entering the tournament as the fifth-ranked player in the field, while Fuhr advanced to the quarterfinals after being seeded seventh to begin play. Fuhr and Su will advance to the singles draw of the USTA/ ITA Small College Nationals in Palmetto, South Carolina from October 9th – 12th.
  • Beatrice Rosen
    September 22, 2014
    Emory University junior Beatrice Rosen won the singles draw of the USTA/ ITA South Regional Championships last weekend. Rosen, who entered the draw as the fourth-seeded player, finished singles play with a 5-0 record, including a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win over fifth-seeded teammate Katarina Su in the championship match. She also claimed victories over two other seeded opponents during the weekend, defeating seventh-seeded teammate Anna Fuhr 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals and eighth-seeded teammate Bridget Harding 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals. It marked the 13th-consecutive year and 16th time overall that an Emory player has won the USTA/ ITA South Region Singles Championship. Rosen also reached the finals of doubles draw with teammate Michelle DeMeo, earning wins over a pair of ranked opponents along the way – an 8-3 victory over fourth-seeded Deena Kam Li Wa and Ashley Ford of Millsaps in the quarterfinals, and an 8-3 win over teammates and top-seeded Michelle Satterfield and Harding in the semifinals – and finishing the tournament with a 4-1 doubles record. Rosen will advance to the singles draw of the USTA/ ITA Small College Nationals in Palmetto, South Carolina from October 9th – 12th.
  • Anna Fuhr
    September 22, 2014
    Emory University sophomore Katarina Su and freshman Anna Fuhr won the doubles draw at the USTA/ ITA South Regional Championships in Atlanta, Georgia last weekend. The pair, seeded second in the field, finished the tournament with a 4-0 record, including an 8-5 win over teammates Beatrice Rosen and Michelle DeMeo in the championship match. In addition, Su reached the finals of the singles draw after entering the tournament as the fifth-ranked player in the field, while Fuhr advanced to the quarterfinals after being seeded seventh to begin play. Fuhr and Su will advance to the singles draw of the USTA/ ITA Small College Nationals in Palmetto, South Carolina from October 9th – 12th.