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2022 Varsity Tennis

Our tennis program is focused on individual growth and resilience. We aim to instill in our players a willingness to learn from mistakes and to accept challenges. We see tennis as a way to learn the dedication, mental strength, focus, and confidence that are essential for success both on and off the court.

Our League Affiliations:

Walker’s tennis program competes in Division 3 of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). Walker’s is also a member school in the prestigious Founders League. League competitors include Choate, Taft, Hotchkiss, Loomis, Westminster, Kent, Kingswood Oxford, and Miss Porter’s.

Team Stats

Season

Record

18 W
32 L
0 T
0 W
7 L
0 T
1 W
3 L
0 T
1 W
3 L
0 T
2 W
8 L
0 T
12 W
10 L
0 T

Schedule

Date
Time
Opponent
Location
Score
Status
04/08/2017
3:00pm
Marianapolis Preparatory Academy
-
04/12/2017
4:00pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
-
04/15/2017
3:45pm
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
5-2
04/19/2017
2:30pm
Miss Porter's School
1-6
04/26/2017
2:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
-
04/29/2017
2:30pm
Canterbury School
5-2
05/02/2017
4:30pm
Cheshire Academy
4-3
05/03/2017
2:30pm
Westover School
3-4
05/06/2017
3:00pm
Marianapolis Preparatory School
-
05/08/2017
4:30pm
Watkinson School
2-5
05/10/2017
3:00pm
Berkshire School
1-8
05/13/2017
2:00pm
Miss Hall's School
-
05/20/2017
10:00am
Williston Northampton School/The Gunnery School/Pomfret School/Wilbraham & Monson Academy/Marianapolis Preparatory School/Suffield Academy
-
04/04/2018
11:30am
Miss Hall's School
-
04/04/2018
3:30pm
Miss Hall's School
-
04/07/2018
11:00am
Marianapolis Preparatory School
6-1
04/07/2018
3:00pm
Marianapolis Preparatory School
6-1
04/11/2018
4:30pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
4-3
04/11/2018
12:30pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
4-3
04/13/2018
4:00pm
Watkinson School
7-0
04/13/2018
4:00pm
Watkinson School
7-0
04/14/2018
4:00pm
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
7-0
04/14/2018
12:00pm
Suffield Academy
-
04/18/2018
2:30pm
Miss Porter's School
2-7
04/18/2018
2:30pm
Miss Porter's School
2-7
04/18/2018
10:30am
Miss Porter's School
2-7
04/25/2018
2:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
2-7
04/25/2018
10:30am
Kingswood Oxford
2-7
04/27/2018
2:30pm
Cheshire Academy
-
04/27/2018
12:30pm
Cheshire Academy
-
04/28/2018
2:30pm
Canterbury School
4-3
04/28/2018
10:30am
Canterbury School
4-3
05/02/2018
11:45am
Westover School
5-2
05/02/2018
3:45pm
Westover School
5-2
05/05/2018
3:00pm
Marianapolis Preparatory School
6-1
05/09/2018
3:00pm
Berkshire School
1-6
05/16/2018
10:30am
Kent School
2-7
05/16/2018
2:30pm
Kent School
2-7
05/19/2018
6:00am
Green Farms Academy
3-4
05/19/2018
10:00am
Greens Farms Academy
3-4
05/19/2018
9:00am
-
05/19/2018
1:00pm
New England Championship Semi-Final
-
05/20/2018
9:00am
-
05/20/2018
1:00pm
NEPSAC Class C Tennis Teams
-
12/12/2018
3:30pm
Westover School
-
04/03/2019
3:00pm
Miss Hall's School
5-2
04/06/2019
1:00pm
Marianapolis Preparatory School
8-0
04/10/2019
4:00pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
3-4
04/12/2019
4:30pm
Watkinson School
-
04/13/2019
2:00pm
Westminster School
0-9
04/17/2019
2:30pm
Miss Porter's School
2-5
04/24/2019
2:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
1-8
04/26/2019
12:00pm
Cheshire Academy
-
04/27/2019
2:30pm
Canterbury School
-
05/01/2019
3:00pm
Westover School
3-4
05/04/2019
3:30pm
Millbrook School
3-4
05/08/2019
3:00pm
Berkshire School
1-8
05/15/2019
2:30pm
Kent School
0-9
05/18/2019
12:00pm
-
04/10/2021
1:00pm
Suffield Academy
1-6
04/16/2021
4:30pm
Marianapolis School
-
04/20/2021
4:30pm
Marianapolis Prep
7-0
04/30/2021
4:45pm
Millbrook School
1-6
05/01/2021
1:00pm
Millbrook School
1-6
05/07/2021
3:45pm
Canterbury School
-
05/08/2021
2:00pm
Canterbury School
-
05/15/2021
1:00pm
Kingswood Oxford School
-
04/04/2022
4:45pm
Cheshire Academy
-
04/06/2022
3:00pm
Miss Hall's School
-
04/11/2022
4:15pm
Westminster School
0-9
04/13/2022
4:15pm
Hamden Hall Country Day School
1-6
04/20/2022
2:30pm
Miss Porter's School
3-6
04/23/2022
2:30pm
Watkinson School
-
04/25/2022
4:45pm
Cheshire Academy
3-4
04/27/2022
2:30pm
Kingswood Oxford School
0-9
04/29/2022
4:45pm
Cheshire Academy
-
04/30/2022
3:00pm
Canterbury School
3-4
05/04/2022
3:45pm
Westover School
-
05/11/2022
3:00pm
Berkshire School
0-7
05/14/2022
3:30pm
Millbrook School
3-4
05/18/2022
2:30pm
Kent School
-
05/21/2022
9:00pm
New England Tournament
-

Scrapbook

2022 Varsity Tennis Gallery

The 2022 Varsity Tennis Team

Team Roster

Walker's Athletic Logo
  • Cecilia Albani (Ceci) ’23
  • Zhefei Cao (Elizabeth) ’
  • Catherine Chapel ’24
  • Lexi Donshik ’24
  • Alice Gu ’22
  • Eesha Gudoor ’22
  • Chloe Lewis ’22
  • Gautami Melekote ’22
  • Erin Newberry ’22
  • Katherine O'Meara (Katie) ’27
  • Wan Xuan Xu (Whitney) ’25
  • Luran Yu (Amy) ’25

Coaches

Brendan O'Dwyer

Head Coach

bodwyer@ethelwalker.org

860-408-4300

Brendan O’Dwyer is in his 6th year as head of the tennis program. Coach O’Dwyer helped to coach the team to the NEPSAC tournament in the 2017-2018 season. In addition to coaching Varsity Tennis, Coach O’Dwyer is also the assistant ski coach, where he has helped lead Walker’s to three NEPSAC Titles from 2017-2019. Coach O’Dwyer teaches in the History Department and serves as an Upper School advisor.

Ned Edwards P’07, ’10

Assistant Coach

nedwards@ethelwalker.org

Ned Joins the coaching staff for the spring 2021 season as the assistant in the varsity tennis program. Coach Edwards joins the Walker’s Community as the Director of the Capabilities Approach Program, Walker’s unique program dedicated to disrupting gendered mindsets and empowering girls to achieve their personal and professional goals. He has previously coached Varsity and JV Tennis and general fitness. Coach Edwards also teaches Ethics and is an upper school advisor.

Other Resources

Founders League

thefoundersleague.org

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

NCAA.org

New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC)

NEPSAC.org