FAIRFIELD, Conn.- Sacred Heart University Women's Tennis Head Coach William Boe-Wiegaard announced the signing of seven members to join the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
"We are excited to welcome in Ciara, Katsiaryna, Flavia, Grace, Amelia, Sara and Athena to our team for this upcoming season. The incoming class brings in a wealth of talent that can help us strive to our goal of winning the NEC Tournament." Coach Boe-Wiegaard on the incoming class.
With the seven members coming in, the Pioneers roster expands to 13 as the Pioneers look to advance to the NEC Tournament which was cut short this season due to COVID-19.
Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
High School: Our Lady's School, Terenure, Dublin
- Fitzwilliam Irish Championship finalist in singles and doubles
- Carrickmines Irish Open finalist.
- ITF Estonia semi-finalist in doubles play.
Hometown: Mogilev, Belarus
High School: Mogilev City Gymnasium
- Named Top 21 player under the age of 16 in national rating
- Winner of numerous national tournaments.
- Semifinalist in the UTR Tournament in Minsk, Belarus
Hometown: Rome, Italy
High School: Liceo Scientficio Primo Levi
- Runner-up in the Italian High School Student Singles Tournament in 2018.
- Won twice the Lazio regional team competition (18 and under) in 2018 and 2019.
- Ranked in the top 20 U18 for Lazio.
Grace Del Pino
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.Y.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy
- Ranked #36 among senior girls in New York.
- Won Sectionals four times and competed in state championships in both singles and doubles play.
- Participated in the JTT (Junior Team Tennis) Nationals
Hometown: Londonderry, N.Y.
High School: New Hampton School
- Captured Lakes Region Prep School Division Title in singles play.
- Was undefeated in singles play in the Lakes Region Division.
- Named MVP three years in a row
- Earned High Honor Roll twice at New Hampton School.
Hometown: Stroudsburg, PA
High School: Stroudsburg High School
- Four-time team MVP in high school.
- Named to All-Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Team.
- Nationally ranked on tennis RPI.
Hometown: Catalonia, Spain
High School: Es International school of Barcelona . Sanchez Casal
- Participated in WTA in Mallorca, Spain.
- Played in a Grade 3 ITF league.