Women’s Tennis to Host 10 Events in 2022-23

TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women’s tennis program begins its season on September 10-11 with a tournament at Union College. The Engineers have nine dates of competition in the fall and another 11 in the spring, not including their Spring Break trip to Orlando.

Under fifth-year head coach Justin Roe, RPI was 13-8 overall and 6-2 in the Liberty League last season, boasting the conference Player of the Year in junior Alex Mednikova. She and classmate Rani Jones represented RPI at the Division III National Championships as a doubles pairing in May.

Highlights/notables of the 2022-23 schedule include:

  • Three tournaments in the fall

    • Union College Invitational in Schenectady, N.Y. (Sept. 10-11)
    • Siena College Invitational (Sept. 16-17)
    • ITA Regional in Clinton, N.Y. (Sept. 22-24)

  • Two dual matches in the fall

    • one at home and one on the road

      • at New Paltz (Sept. 28)

        • Engineers have won eight straight vs. Hawks

      • Hamilton (Oct. 1)

        • Continentals are 13-3 in all-time series

  • Thirteen dual matches

    • Eight Liberty League contests
    • Five non-league matches

      • First non-league spring semester match vs. Rochester (Feb. 18)

  • First three matches of spring semester at home

    • RIT (Feb. 17)
    • Rochester (Feb. 18)
    • Wellesley (Feb. 25)

  • Spring Break (Mar. 6-10)
  • Six of last seven matches are Liberty League contests

    • five straight home matches

      • St. Lawrence on Apr. 1
      • The College of New Jersey on Apr. 2
      • Skidmore on Apr. 8
      • Bard on Apr. 11
      • Union on Apr. 12

  • At Vassar on Apr. 19

    • Brewers are unbeaten in 12 meetings all-time

  • At William Smith on 22

    • Herons own 13-4 advantage in series
    • Engineers won last year’s meeting, 7-2

  • Close out regular season at Ithaca on Apr. 23

    • RPI has 3-2 edge in series, including victory last season

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