MAC LADIES TENNIS TEAM WINS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP
MANCHESTER, MA, May 21, 2015—Manchester Athletic Club’s Women’s B Level 1 Ladies are now championship winners, coming out on top in both their North Shore Women’s Tennis League standings as well as the post-season playoffs. The MAC women’s weekday team bested 11 other participating teams from clubs around the North Shore in a league that ran from September to April, culminating with the league playoff championships in May.
The team was coached by Claudia Hawkes, Ayda Ardila of Beverly and Avis Murray of Gloucester and included players Jessica Weber and Emma Holland of Manchester by-the-Sea, Alina Franklin of Essex, Kasie Van Faasen of Wenham, Jessica Garten of Topsfield, Debra Bernfield of Beverly, Kristen Norton of West Newbury, and Dawn Dexter of South Hamilton.
More than 20 teams from the MAC participate in the North Shore League at various levels of play, including women’s weekday and weekend teams, men’s teams and mixed doubles. This year, MAC Tennis had six teams finish in the top four in the standings for their level and advance to post season playoffs.
MAC tennis teams are currently accepting new players for league play that begins in the fall. Interested players should contact Todd Carpenter, Director of Tennis, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manchester Athletic Club is a full-service health club and features 12 tennis courts, Gymazing! Childcare Center, iXl programs for young teens, a fitness and strength training center, indoor aquatics center, multiple group exercise studios, and an outdoor pool with playground. MAC is also home to New England’s professional tennis team, The Boston Lobsters.
Women’s B Level 1League and Playoff Champions:
Alina Franklin of Essex
Jessica Weber of Manchester-by-the-sea
Kasie Van Faasen of Wenham
Jessica Garten of Topsfield
Emma Holland of Manchester-by-the-sea
Debra Bernfield of Beverly
Kristen Norton of West Newbury
Dawn Dexter of South Hamilton
Coach: Claudia Hawkes of Beverly
Director of Tennis
Manchester Athletic Club
Phone: 978-526-8900 x238