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Eisenhower varsity tennis team serves up another winning season
Eisenhower Varsity tennis team serves up another winning season
Posted on 07/07/2021

ACE- A tennis term that describes a shot that is both a serve and a winner. Aces are usually very powerful.

ACE Eisenhower Style – 11 years running as the Macomb County Girls Tennis Team of the Year. 

"This was one of the best teams in school history and an absolute pleasure to coach,” said Eisenhower Girls Varsity Tennis Coach Mike Pearson. “These girls are prime examples of student athletes and are involved in so many extracurriculars too.  It is an honor to coach them and we look forward to growing the success of the program."

The 15-member team met the “best” monikor through a series of team and individual honors.

Teamwise, Eisenhower won their fifth regional in seven years, earned their third straight title, captured the UCS and Eagles QUADs and placed 12th out of 21 teams at the Division 1 state finals.  

In addition to being a powerhouse on the court, the team excelled in the classroom – earning an all academic award for Division 1 with a team GPA of 3.77.

Individual honors team members this year were:

·       -Tara Montreuil and Alexis Anthes were selected Honorable Mention All State by MHSTeCA (Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association). 

·       -Brooke Nicholson and Elle Nicholson were selected 1st Team All State for Division 1 with an overall record of 25-6 overall. 

·       -Anthes broke the school record for most singles matches played with 34 and most singles wins with 31 and finished the season 31-3 overall.  She was also All State for finishing top 8 in her flight at states. 

The team finished the season with an 8-5 record.

Team members this year were:

1s - Tara Montreuil

2s - Alexis Anthes

3s - Carla Laza

4s - Ava Gojcaj

1d - Brooke Nicholson and Elle Nicholson

2d - Amanda Galicia and Stephanie Zaror

3d - Kennedy Kullman and Mary Kotsonis

4d - Emily Chriss and Skylee Khami

5d - Miranda Smith and Camille Korski