Caitlin Crowley heads the list of Northern Region ranked players in the Women’s Open Division. As a matter of fact,Caitlin leads just about everybody. Caitlin is ranked #2 in the Eastern Section. Caitlin – who formerly played for U Albany, where she was captain her senior year – is currently an Assistant Tennis Coach at Siena College.
Albany Academy Girls Head Tennis Coach Jennifer Daigle is ranked #11. Jennifer played was a star tennis player at Columbia High School and went on to play #1 singles and doubles at Providence College.
Just as in High School Sectionals, Emma Willard and Shaker are well represented in the Women’s rankings. Claire Schmitz – #1 at Emma Willard – is #14 in the Section while teammate Keishorea Armstrong is #41. Shaker is represented by #22 Shannon Mukerji, #31 Catherine Jenkins and #47 Cat Crummey. Former Bethlehem standout Betsy Breaznell – who played #1 at hartwick is tied with Mukerji at #22.
Averill Park’s Lisa Allison is currently 16th in the section. Debbie Van Anden of Queensbury is 43rd. Suzannah Dormond of Schenectady is tied for 49th along with Holy names #1 Hannah Friend. Former Shenedahowa #1 and current Siena player Jessica Macaluso is #56 and Kirsten Ackerman – formerly of Guilderland High School, currently playing for Marist College – is #65.
We will see where these player end up when the final year end rankings are announced. Check back for a breakdown of the doubles rankings in a posting here soon.