Two Women's Players And Team Appear In Final ITA National Rankings

Claire Hallock and Amanda Bandrowski pose for portraits by Alan Babbitt

Two Hope College women's tennis players made the final Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association NCAA Division III rankings for the 2019 season.

Junior Claire Hallock of Lakeland, Florida (Harrison Center HS) is the 20th-ranked singles player, while junior Amanda Bandrowski of Traverse City, Michigan (St. Francis) is the 30th-ranked singles player.

Hope also placed 29th in the final ITA Division III team rankings.

Both Hallock and Bandrowski qualified for the Division III national singles championships this season.

Hallock, pictured left, finished with a 25-3 singles record this season while playing the No. 1 flight for the Flying Dutch.

Bandrowski, pictured right, went 30-2 at the No. 2 flight this season and set a team record for singles wins in a season.

This spring, Hallock and Bandrowski helped claim its fifth consecutive Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association regular-season championship and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the eighth consecutive time. Hallock was named MIAA MVP, while Bandrowski joined her on the All-MIAA First Team along with freshman Sydney Jackson of Fort Wayne, Indiana (Carroll).

Bandrowski ranks fourth all-time among Flying Dutch players with 75 singles wins after three seasons. Hallock is sixth with 71 singles wins. The school record is 89. | PO Box 9000, Holland, Michigan 49422