2010 was special for the Huskers as they made their first trip as a team to the NCAA Championships under Head Coach Kerry McDermott. The Huskers carried the momentum over to the 2011 season and made a trip to the national tourament for a second straight year.
Under Head Coach Scott Jacobson, the Huskers have qualified for the NCAA Championships six times in the past nine seasons, including four consecutive trips in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. The Huskers ended the 2013 season ranked 16th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Top 75, reaching the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament, the furthest the program has ever been. In the last 18 years, Nebraska women’s tennis has posted 17 winning seasons, including 13 seasons with 15 or more wins.
NCAA Tournament, Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova also competed at the NCAA Women’s Tennis Individual Championships. Weatherholt and Veresova paired up in doubles going as far as the quarterfinals of the doubles championship. Weatherholt participated in the singles championships, becoming the 2013 runner-up after falling in the championship match. Weatherholt earned the ITA National Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award.At the conference level, the Huskers earned their first regular season title in the Big Ten Conference in 2013 and saw great success. Weatherholt was named Big Ten Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season. Weatherholt was also a unanimous first-team All-Big Ten selection, while Patricia Veresova was also a first-team honoree and Stefanie Weinstein was a second-team selection.
Nebraska JV Team
The Nebraska JV Team is the official kids’ club of the Huskers. The new all-sport kids’ club features great benefits all year long for kids in eighth grade and below. Membership for the whole year is just $35 per child.
Nebraska Soccer and Tennis Complex – more information soon
Fan Men’s Tennis at: www.facebook.com/Nebraska-Mens-Tennis
Follow Men’s Tennis at: twitter.com/Husker_Tennis
Follow Women’s Tennis at: twitter.com/HuskersWTennis