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tennis-girls
21
Sep

Carissa Shepard Wins Back-to-Back Singles Titles

Carissa Shepard retained her WPIAL Class 3A Section 3 individual singles title by defeating Shady Side Academy’s Elana Sobel, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, for the second consecutive year. Carissa, a four-year varsity singles starter for the Foxes, says she was a little nervous during the first set. She explains, “It was more a battle with myself...
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05
Sep

Girls’ Tennis Has Potential to Add to Trophy Case

By: George Guido Saturday, September 4, 2021, TRIB-LIVE To no one’s surprise, the Fox Chapel girls tennis team got off to a quick start to the season, winning two of its first three matches, including its Section 3-3A opener. Fox Chapel is one of the WPIAL’s elite programs, and 2021 appears to be yet another...
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27
Aug

Girls Tennis Team Training for ‘Peak Performances’

After ending last season with a 7-1 section record and going 12-4 overall, including getting to the second round of the postseason playoffs, girls tennis coach Alex Slezak looks forward to seeing what his experienced corps can accomplish this season. Veteran seniors Carissa Shepard and Katie Voigt have been with the team for four years...
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09
Apr

Girls Tennis Team, Boys Swimming and Diving Team Earn QPA Award

Fox Chapel Area’s girls tennis team and boys swimming and diving team have been named the recipients of the 2020-2021 Team QPA Award.  The girls tennis team earned a cumulative QPA (quality point average) of 4.162. The boys’ swimming and diving team placed second with an overall QPA of 3.883. Congratulations to both teams for...
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11
Dec

Fall Sports in Review

Regardless of each team’s record this season, the fall signified a huge cumulative victory. Beginning with preseason in the summer, and then into the fall games, there was not a single team that had to forego or forfeit a competition due COVID-19. However, this success was due to the efforts of many people, starting with...
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