Harlan Community Girls Tennis Profile

2020 Spring Sports - What Might Have Been

Harlan Community Girls Tennis - 2019 Recap
Overall Dual Meet Record: 0-10. Hawkeye Ten Dual Meet Record: 0-9.
Hawkeye Ten Conference Tournament: at Denison/Red Oak -- Team placed 11th (0 points)
- Elise Juhl & Bobbie Schechinger in No. 1 doubles (DNP, 1-2)
Class 1A Regional Singles & Doubles Tournament: at Shenandoah -- Results unavailable
Class 1A Team Regionals at Denison -- Lost to Kuemper Catholic (5-0) in first round
2020 Roster
 Seniors: Elise Juhl*, Emily Milliken, Bobbie Schechinger*, Emily Taggs*. Juniors: Elizabeth Devine*, Josie Knudson*, Casey Kohl, Emma Struck-Friedrichsen. Sophomores: Grace Coenen, Anyston Henning, Allison Owens*. Freshmen: Kadense Bradley, Paola Gonzalez, Aliah Stanley, Samantha Swensen, Sophie Thomas, Bo Thometz. (* denotes returning letter winners)
Comments from Head Coach Katie Arentson
 “As the new girls tennis coach, I was very excited to hear that we would have so many returning players this year. Our top player from last year, Elise Juhl, was returning to help lead the girls along with our three other seniors - Bobbie Schechinger, Emily Taggs and Emily Milliken. I also heard that there were some new freshmen and returning underclassmen that were very talented, so I was very optimistic as our season approached and we prepared to play our pre-season tournament. This tournament is a great way for me to evalaute the girls to see what our strengths are and what we need to work on, and helps decide an initial starting lineup for the season.
 “Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our plans were cut short and the season ended before it had a chance to begin. I was truly heartbroken that I did not get to hold even a single practice with the girls this year. We were all very excited to begin after the intitial informational meeting, but just two days later the schools were shut down along with all of the spring sports seasons.
 “My heart especially goes out to those seniors who have worked so hard and did not get to finish this year as we were hoping. I just want to thank them for the time they have spent contributing to our team, and I wish them all the best next year on their new adventures.
 “We are still hoping that things will open up this summer so that we can hold some summer camps. It will be great once we can finally begin to work on some skills again. And while this year did not go as planned, I can’t wait to rebound strong next year with all of the returning talent we will have!”


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