Congratulations to all Women's Daytime League participants! We are so proud of all the talented women who play tennis at The Fort.  We hope you had a great time because we sure did! You can check out all our photos on our Facebook page:

Special Congratulations to the following teams: 

  • Clay and Robin’s 4.5 Doubles Team: This team went UNDEFEATED in regular season play winning the league championships AND then proceeded to win the playoff championships! 
  • Robin’s 4.0 Doubles Team: Regular Season League Champs AND Playoff Champions! 
  • Mike & Robin’s 4.0 Doubles Team: 3rd place in League Play 
  • Marc ’s 4.0 Singles Team: 3rd place in League Play 

We capped off our Women's Day League with a celebration Luncheon & Awards Banquet at Pinstripes in Edina. We played bocce ball, ate delicious food, and toasted to a fantastic season. Robin shared inspirational remarks about the season and each coach shared highlights about each of their teams. We also began a new tradition of recognizing a Most Improved Player and Best Fred for each team as voted upon by each respective team.  Best Fred recipients were selected because of their coachability, character, teamwork, and stellar sportsmanship.

This year’s recipients are:

3.0 Doubles: Most Improved - Mary Ellen Murphy, Best Fred-Patti Hade

3.0 Singles: Most Improved-Kathy Sommers, Best Fred-Elizabeth Kauth

3.5 Doubles: Most Improved-Terri Erickson, Best Fred-Karen Gjerstad

3.5 Singles: Most Improved- Kelly Kirk-Willenberg, Best Fred-Marge Isom

4.0 Doubles (Robin’s team): Most Improved-Sue Hommeyer, Best Fred-Jen Heitzman

4.0 Doubles (Mike and Robin’s team): Most Improved-Sharon Larkins, Best Fred-Susan Culligan

4.0 Singles (Clay’s team):  Most Improved-Stephanie Callahan, Best Fred-Visala Goswitz 

4.0 Singles (Marc’s team):  Most Improved- Laurie Meidt, Best Fred-Molly Peterson

4.5 Doubles:  Most Improved- Annette Cunningham, Best Fred- Katie Resch

Of these recipients, the coaches then selected an overall winner for each category:

Overall Most Improved- Terri Erikson 

Overall Best Fred- Karen Gierstad

MARK YOUR CALENDARS…Registration information for the 2015-16 season will be available at the end of June with pre-season camps and clinics beginning in September. Have a great summer and get ready for another successful year!

AuthorKelsey Broadwell