SUNY Broome women's tennis teamCongratulations to our SUNY Broome women’s tennis team, which again captured Region III championship title on Oct. 7! This is the second year in a row that the Hornets won the coveted title.

The Hornets are now headed back to Peachtree City, Georgia, to compete in the 2017 NJCAA National Tennis Championships from Oct. 19 through 21.

During the Region III championship in Syracuse, Shyanne Daye was a finalist at No.1 singles and No. 1 doubles, earning Broome 4 points over the Region III weekend.  Madison Murphy won her singles flight in the No.2 spot in two sets and finished 2nd in doubles with her partner Daye.

At No. 3, Chelsea Deuel bounced back after her semifinal loss to win the second doubles flight with her partner Emily Whitaker to supply Broome with an important 3 points. Whitaker, a two-time Region III Champion, won at No. 4 singles flight in a three-set match and won her No.2 doubles flight, also a three-set match. At the No. 5 spot, Kara Shanks is also a two-time Region III Champion, after winning her three-set match in the singles flight she and partner, Mollie Elder, won at No.3 doubles. At No. 6 singles, Elder pushed her opponent to a third set losing by only two points 7-5 in the tiebreaker after two hours of play.

Team Points:
Broome 19 points
Onondaga 13 points
Mohawk 9 points

Great job, ladies, and best of luck in Georgia!