Women's Tennis

Victoria Dunham  
Victoria Dunham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, N.Y.

High School:
Sacred Heart High School

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
02/23/1981


GENERAL: Dunham possesses an awesome forehand and is well versed in the intricacies of the game...She is willing to play wherever is needed to help the team...She will be looked to for leadership this season and help out both at singles and doubles...Selected Most Improved Player as a sophomore and Most Valuable Player as a senior at Sacred Heart Academy...An English major at Siena, Dunham would like to work as a TV proucer or anchor upon graduation...Younger brother Shane was inducted into the Little League Hall of Fame in Cooperstown...The daughter of Charles and Patricia Dunham...Born February 23, 1981 in Hempstead, N.Y...AS A JUNIOR: Missed fall season while she was studying at American University in Washington, D.C...Won five times as many singles matches & almost twice as many doubles matches in the spring than in all her previous collegiate seasons combined...Won four of her last five matches at #5 singles...Teamed with Brooke Fisher to go 5-3 at #2 doubles...Came back from a 5-1 deficit versus Niagara to win seven games in a row for an 8-5 victory...In the next two doubles matches, Dunham & Fisher blanked their opponents by identical 8-0 scores to register 23 straight games won over those three matches...Her 6-4, 6-3 victory versus Manhattan?s #5 singles clinched the Consolation Championship for the Saints at the MAAC Championship?.AS A SOPHOMORE: Dunham was the key to two important Siena wins in the 2001 MAAC Championships...Her 6-3, 6-2 singles win at #4 versus Fairfield in the semi-finals tied the score 3-3, keeping the Saints in the match--they eventually won 4-3...She also partnered with Betsy Brookins for an 8-3 doubles win at #2 which guaranteed the doubles point for Siena in the finals against Iona.

Coaches comments: "Vicki is now using her wonderful strokes in a more strategic fashion and the wins are beginning to pile up.?

STATISTICS

YEAR Pos. SINGLES Pos. DOUBLES
'99-'00 #3 0-15 #2 1-11
'00-'01 #4 1-12 #1 0- 3
? #6 0- 1 ? ?
Combined ? 1-14 ? 2-17
'01-'02 #4 1- 2 #2 5- 3
? #5 4-4 ? ?
Career #3 0-15 #1 0- 3
? #4 2-14 #2 8-28
? #5 4- 5 ? ?
? #6 0- 1 ? ?
Overall ? 6- 35 ? 8-31
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