Aug. 21, 2014
West Point, N.Y. – The Army women’s tennis team has announced its 2014-15 freshman class, welcoming six newcomers, announced by head coach Paul Peck.
Hannah Dahlem, Victoria Falk, Leslie Frankland, Bridget Geurnard, Alyssa Hall and Julian Mok have each joined the Black Knights for the 2014-15 season.
Dalhem, a native of Avon, Conn., played at Avon High School. A four-star recruit, she has been ranked as high as No. 83 by the Tennis Recruiting Network. She was the All-Courant Player of the Year for the Hartford Courant in 2011 and earned all-state, all-conference and scholar-athelte honors in 2011 and 2014.
Hailing from Lake Forest High School in Illinois, Falk is a two-star recruit who has been ranked as high as No. 322 by the Tennis Recruiting Network. She boasts an impressive academic history with a 4.9 GPA (on a five-point scale). She was the Lake Forest High School women’s tennis team captain in 2013 and contributed to two Illinois State Team Championships in 2010 and 2012.
Frankland competed on the national level in France as a member of the International School of Paris. She joins the West Point team after spending a season at the Marion Military Institute. She is a three-time recipient of the International School of Paris Spirit Award and was voted the most valuable player as a freshman on the soccer team. Her father is a 1977 graduate of the United States Military Academy.
A three-star recruit out of Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove, Calif., Guenard has been ranked as high as No. 126 by the Tennis Recruiting Network. She was the team MVP her freshman year and earned four varsity letters.
Hall comes to West Point after spending three years at Lake Highland Prep School in Orlando, Fla. And one year at the Berkshire School in Massachusetts. A native of Heathrow, Fla., she was a three-time captain and 2011 Florida League Champion. The team MVP, she was the 2014 New England Class B Champion and also ran cross country. She was also a member of the National Honor Society.
Ranked as high as No. 275 by the Tennis Recruiting Network, Mok is a three-star recruit from the Sayre School in Lexington, KY. She was her high school’s team MVP and team captain and went undefeated during the regular season. She also earned Kentucky High School Athletic Association All-Tennis honors in each of her four years. She was the class salutatorian and a member of the National Honor Society and French National Honor Society.
The Black Knights kick off the 2014 fall season Sept. 12 as the team splits up, heading to Hamden, Conn. and Stony Brook, N.Y. for the Quinnipiac Invitational and the Stony Brook Invitational. Army will host an impressive lineup of teams for the West Point Open Sept. 26-28. The Middlebury Invitational (Oct. 3-5), ITA Regionals (Oct. 17-19) and the Lehigh Invitational (Oct. 24-26) will close out their non-championship season competition.