Danika Kahatapitiya wins both the F singles and B doubles flights.
Navy wins the top three singles flight and the top doubles flight.
Navy performs well in season-opening tournament.
Navy returns four former all-conference selections.
Wreder named Team MVP.
Individual photos of the 2016-17 Navy women's tennis team.
2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2016-17 - Junior: Was 6-5 in singles play and 9-6 in doubles … was 5-5 in singles during the fall tournament season … was 1-0 in singles in dual matches, posting a win at the No. 6 position against George Mason on Feb. 4 … was 5-2 in doubles play in dual matches and was 4-4 in the fall tournament season … sole doubles partner was Simona Babb … Balsavage and Babb were 5-2 at the No. 3 doubles position … the duo notched doubles wins against Mount St. Mary’s, Saint Joseph’s, Morgan State, Northern Iowa and Lafayette … Balsavage and Babb were co-winners of the team’s Unsung Hero Award.
2016-17 - Sophomore: Had a 6-3 singles record ... all nine singles matches were during the fall tournament season ... won three matches to advance to the "D" Flight final at the Bill & Sandra Moore Invitational ... won two matches to advance to the Carolina Singles Flight final at the Wofford Invitational ... was 1-3 in doubles action ... was a freshman academically but a sophomore athletically due to playing one season at UMass before arriving at Navy.
Personal: A 2014 graduate of North Gwinnett High School, where she earned four letters in tennis ... named best doubles team and to the all-region team as a freshman ... named team's best singles player as a sophomore and as a senior ... as a senior, named Super Six, All-County and Region singles ... school's all-time leader in winning percentage ... AP Scholar ... played college tennis at UMass during the 2014-15 season ... had a 2-3 singles record and was 4-3 in doubles play ... went 1-1 in doubles dual play at the No. 3 position ... advanced to the doubles final of the Terrier Flight at the Brown Invitational ... daughter of John and Susan Balsavage ... majoring in operations research.
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