Blair Seideman
Blair Seideman
Year: So.
Hometown: Brookville, N.Y.
High School: Jericho

2011-12 Season (Sophomore): Second team All-Ivy in singles … With Steph Kent, peaked at No. 38 in national doubles rankings … Began season ranked No. 13 in Northeast Region for singles … Went 21-15 in singles … Started season 5-11, but finished 16-4 … Played at Nos. 2 and 3 singles … Was undefeated in Ivy League play in the midst of a nine-match win streak … Topped the nation’s No. 109 ranked player … Went 27-8 in doubles … Played No. 3 doubles, mostly with Kent … Started off season 5-6 in doubles, finished 22-2 … Had win streaks of 12 and ten matches … Went 26-4 when playing with Kent ... Was undefeated in the Ivy League … Won her doubles match in the 4-3 upset of Notre Dame … Won in doubles against No. 10 Michigan …  Won her match in 4-3 victory over Princeton, the Bulldogs’ closest match of the Ivy League season.

2010-11 Season (Freshman): Ranked No. 16 by the ITA in Northeast Region … Shared the Lisa Rosenblum Award for the team’s most valuable player … Second Team All-Ivy in singles … 19-5 record in singles … Played at No. 3 … Had a ten-match win streak that included the entire Ivy League season … Consecutively won against Dartmouth, Brown, and College of William and Mary to gain the Ivy League lead, clinch a share of the title, and finally to help Yale gain its first ever NCAA Tournament victory … 10-2 in doubles … Played at No. 3 … Ranked No. 16 in Northeast Region in fall … Posted 7-3 record in singles in the fall, winning consolation match at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Women’s College Invitational … Advanced to round of 16 at USTA/ITA Division I Northeast Regional Championships … Went 6-4 in doubles in the fall, advancing to the round of 16 at USTA/ITA Division I Northeast Regional Championships with Elizabeth Epstein.

Before Yale: No. 8 Blue Chip recruit for Class of 2010 by … 2009 New York State High School Singles Champion … 2009 Nassau County Singles Champion … Sixth place at G18s Super National Winter Championships … Finalist at 2 G18s National Opens … Fourth place at G16s Super National Clay Court Championships … G16s National Open Champion … 2010 Champion of Singles and Doubles at ITA Summer Circuit tournament hosted by Dartmouth … Ranked as high as No. 7 in G18s USTA National rankings and No. 1 in USTA Eastern Section … National High School All American 2010 … Captain of Jericho High School Tennis Team in senior year and had an 54-0 singles record throughout all three seasons at No. 1 singles … All Division … All County … All Long Island … All State … Newsday Long Island Tennis Player of the Year 2009 … Member of National Honor Society …  Spanish Honor Society … AP Scholar … Only official recruiting visit was to Yale, also unofficially visited Harvard, Northwestern and Virginia.