Caitlin Deffler (Women’s Club Tennis Treasurer) and Jocelyn Zhu (Women’s Club Tennis Marketing Chair) participated in a competition by USTA New England to propose a way to improve accessibility of tennis in New England. Our solution was to “Create community between kids and college campuses, providing mentorship and accessible tennis through USTA Tennis on Campus
Although their season was cut short, they had a great year! We would like to mention one of the graduating seniors, Julia Hostetter. She has been an integral part of the women’s team since she joined. She specialized in mixed doubles and has been a dominating force for their team. She, along with her doubles
There is one major tournament that Northeastern hosts at the Weymouth Club; Midnight Madness. Midnight Madness is a tournament that began in 2010 and focuses on raising money for a local charity. Teams from all over come to participate and help fundraise. Each year half the funds are sent to Boston Police Department’s Volley Against Violence and The Jester and Pharley Phund. Both organizations are extremely close to our hearts, and we are proud to host the 9th annual Midnight Madness tournament in Spring 2019.
Caitlin Elysse Deffler