A team retreat helped new Washington women’s tennis head coach Robin Stephenson learn about her players off the court. Together, they did a ropes course, discussed their future goals and past challenges, and prepared for the season ahead. Now with every passing tournament, the first-year head coach is trying to learn more about her players on the court.
Upon arriving in Seattle from Japan, Miki Kobayashi saw the UW’s big campus and thought she would need a bike. But the freshman’s teammates on the Washington women’s tennis team advised her against it, and she heeded their advice.
For the second year in a row, Emmett Egger and Jeff Hawke made a deep run in the main doubles draw of the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (USTA/ITA) Northwest Regional Championships. For the second year in a row, the UW’s run was cut short by a pair from Pac-12 foe California.