Lindsay Morse Bennett

University of California

2014

STELLAR STUDENT-ATHLETE

Career Highlights
    Won the National Public Parks championship in Los Angeles — 1969
    Ranked #8 nationally in singles for girls 18 and under — 1973
    Won Southern California inter-collegiate title in singles and doubles while helping University of California, Irvine to the team title — 1974
    Represented the US in the BP Cup, a collegiate competition between England and the USA, in Torquay, England — 1974
    Junior Wightman Cup team member and Player of the Year at Forest Hills — 1974
    Runner-up in singles and doubles in the Women’s National Collegiate Championships in Kalamazoo, Michigan — 1974
    •Won the US Amateur Clay Court Doubles Championship in Memphis, runner-up in Singles — 1974

    UCI team placed 2nd in All Cal Women’s Tennis Tournament — 1975
    Won Western Regionals in California — 1977
    Won AIAW National Collegiate singles title, UCI team took 3rd place — 1977
    First woman to be named UC Irvine’s Student Athlete of the Year — 1977
    Member of US Women’s Tennis Team in the World University Games in Sofia, Bulgaria & took 4th place in women’s doubles with partner Jean Nachand — 1977
    Collegiate All American — 1977 and 1978
    Girls’ tennis coach at University High School in Irvine, CA — 1978
    Played on Women’s professional tour — 1980–1981
    World ranking of 39th in singles — 1980
    Borden Classic Doubles Champion title in Nagoya, Japan with Jean Nachand — 1980
    Inducted into UC Irvine Athletic Hall of Fame — 1983
    Taught tennis at Flint Canyon Racquet Club —1982–1984
    Ranked #1 in Women’s 45 and Under singles and doubles in the Pacific Northwest — 2000
    Assistant coach for State championship teams in girls tennis at Lakeridge High School in Oswego — 2003, 2004
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