Elizabeth Epstein
Elizabeth Epstein
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Francis Parker School

As a blue chip recruit, Elizabeth Epstein of Chicago, Ill. is the highlight of the Bulldog's 2009-10 recruiting class. At Yale, Epstein will be a member of Pierson College.

Prior to Yale:

Tournaments: 2007 and 2008 Ill. High School State Champion, 2006 Runner-Up...winner of St. Louis Gateway Girls 18's in Nov. 2007...two time winner of Midwest Open Doubles Girls 18's...runner-up at National Open Girl's 18's in Feb. 2008...member of the 2008 Midwest Girls National Championship Team which finished in first place in August 2008...doubles champion of the Saadia Rees ITF Junior Tournament in Israel in April 2008...placed second in the Midwest Closed Girls 18's in June 2007...

Honors/Awards: High School All-American in 2007 and 2009...Helen Shockley Sportsmanship Award Midwest Section 2008...Helen Shockley Award Chicago District 2007...Senior Co-Captain of High School Team 2008...ranked as high as No. 23 on tennisrecruiting.net as a senior...ranked as high as No. 17 on USTA National ranking list as a junior...finished 2006 ranked No. 1 in the Midwest Girls 18's...selected by the National High School Coaches Association as the National High School Girls Tennis Athlete of the Year in 2009...Chicago Tribune / WGN - Channel 9 Athlete of the Month for October 2009...