Head Coach Jason Chapman has led Bellevue College women’s tennis to 11 NWAC titles in the last 12, including a streak of eight consecutive from 2005-2012. The Bulldogs won their third straight NWAC title in 2016 behind freshman Moriah Austin, the NWAC Baden Player of the Year.
Austin went undefeated in NWAC singles and doubles play, with her only losses against opponents from four-year programs. At the NWAC Championships, Austin also won the doubles title with sophomore Jessie Han.
The Bulldogs rolled to the team title with 141 points, 27 ahead of runner-up Skagit Valley. BC won all six singles titles as well as the Nos. 1 and 2 doubles titles. Han won at No. 2 singles and was joined on the singles podium by sophomore Angela Moniaga, No. 3; freshman Marissa Kirk, No. 4; freshman Carissa Ham, No. 5; and freshman Ha Nguyen, No. 6. Moniaga-Kirk won the No. 2 doubles title.
Chapman, who also was named in 2016 as Coach of the Year for the 11th time, has had several players moving on to play at four-year college, including at the NCAA Division I level. Chapman was Coach of the Year on both the men’s and women’s sides in the NWAC in 2015.
Last Updated March 23, 2017