Featured Athlete: Hanah McCarthy

So long as she was healthy, freshman Hanah McCarthy was the top singles player this year for the first LU women’s tennis team to make it to team championships since the playoff system was instituted in 1999. Occupying the No. 1 singles position for every match she has played, Hanah compiled a solid 7-2 regular season dual meet record. Furthermore, she teamed with partner Tara Lahtinen for a 7-1 record at No. 3 doubles.Name: Hanah McCarthy
Year: Freshman
Major: Mathematics (most likely)
Hometown: Bozeman, Mont.
Favorite match of the year (and why): “Beloit, because after I won my match, we knew we were going to Midwest Conference Championships.”
Biggest difference between Montana and Wisconsin: “The lack of mountains.”
Secret to success: “My tennis game consists of getting everything back, no matter how I get it back, most of the time not hard, but I get a lot of stuff back, and most people can’t finish off those types of points.”
James Blake or Andy Roddick (and why)?: “Andy Roddick for sure! I’ve been watching him play ever since he came pro. And have you looked at his body?

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