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   M E N L O M A G A Z I N E
  Victor Pham ’15, Columbia
Andrew Ball ’13 posted a 6-1 overall singles mark in his senior season for Harvard. He played at the No. 4 and No. 6 singles positions, picking up victories over Boston University and Williams. He also went 2-4 in doubles for the Crimson (11-5), which finished the season in an NCAA Tournament opener. ... David Ball ’14, a junior at Brigham Young, was
a tri-captain and went 3-5 overall in singles. He competed in the Wildcat Invitational and SoCal Intercollegiate Tournament in singles and doubles. ... Closing out a four- year career at Vanderbilt, Vikram Chari ’15 picked up
a No. 6 singles win over Belmont, and Vanderbilt closed
the season in the second round of the NCAAs. ... Victor Pham ’15 won Ivy League Player of the Year two years in a row, the first player in Columbia history to do so. He led the Lions to a sixth-straight Ivy League title, going undefeated (7-0) at No. 1 singles in conference play. Pham went 16-4 in singles, including 13-2 at the No. 1 spot, and he recorded an impressive 18-2 mark with Rian Pandole at No. 2 doubles. He finished the season ranked No. 34 in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Rankings. ... Harvard’s Lane Leschly ’16 finished with a 10-8 overall singles
mark, including an 8-6 dual-match record. The sophomore registered a doubles victory with partner Brian Shi against Auburn in the No. 3 position. ... Babson junior Dylan
Pace ’16 was selected All-New England Women’s and
Men’s Athletic Conference for doubles after going 4-2 at
the No. 3 spot with Tyler Zhang in conference play and 7-5 overall. Pace, who also went 1-2 at No. 6 singles, was named to the conference all-academic team. ... As a freshman at Dartmouth, Sid Chari ’18 went 22-11 overall in singles, playing mostly at the No. 5 spot, and 7-3 in doubles, playing every match alongside Sacha Pritzker. Chari went 4-2 against Ivy League opponents and ended the season on a three- match winning streak. ... Harvard freshman Bo Leschly ’18 registered a victory over Brown at the Ivy Plus tournament and took down Yale 8-4 with doubles partner and fellow
Menlo alum Andrew Ball at the Ivy Plus tournament. ... Clark Safran ’18 went 13-7, including 10-5 at the No. 5 singles spot, in his freshman season at Carnegie Mellon (9-9).
Senior Elizabeth Yao ’15 competed in five matches during the fall season for Stanford, which went on to go 10-0 in
the Pac-12 and 28-1 overall and successfully defended its NCAA championship—its 20th in school history.
Menlo tennis alumni played
for their schools at the National Collegiate Tennis Club Championships in Surprise, AZ. From left: Sadie Bronk ’15 (Dartmouth), Lauren Creamer ’18 (Villanova), Kathryn Wilson ’18 (UC Berkeley), and Melissa Tran ’16 (UC Davis)
Maddy Price ’14 ran her first European race for Team Canada at the Meeting de Montreuil in France, taking second in the 400 in 52.55. She then followed up with a silver (52.32) at the PTS Meeting in Slovakia before closing out
her 10-day tour in Spain, where she placed second in the 400 in 52.65. ... Yale freshman Robert Miranda ’18 shattered the first-year 3000m indoor record by five seconds with his time of 8:11.19 before turning his attention to a new event, the 3000m steeplechase, which he also conquered at Penn Relays by running 9.07.31—a time that entered him into the Yale all-time list
and earned him
the Outstanding Distance Runner Award. He finished 10th in the 3000m at the Ivy League Indoor Track & Field Championship and ran a leg of the 4x880 yard relay.
Maddy Price ’14, Team Canada

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