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1976-1977 Season
1976-1977 Varsity Team Photo: Front Row: Bridget Sullivan, Betsy Day. Second Row: Debby Ulichy, Peggy Norby, Nancy Brezinka, Coach Mary Michael Connolly. Back Row: Becky Lane, Chris Amundson, Tammy Cowan, Patti Peterson, Sue Anderson, Cindy Clauson, Cathy Schuda, Jacki Glad.

The 1976-77 tennis season was disappointing to the Tigers.  The team expected to improve over last season’s finish but they did not.  In fact, the finished with a 1-7 conference record, worse than last season.

The Tigers opened the season against Southwest.  South was beaten 5-0.

South earned their only win of the season in their second game, against Central.  The Tigers won 4-1.

The losses then began to pile up.  Washburn and Roosevelt each won by 5-0 scores.  West won 4-1.  Henry won 5-0.  North caged the Tigers by a 4-1 score.  Edison took their match 5-0.

Mary Michael Connolly returned as the head coach.  Chris Amundson led the team with three wins.  The Tigers finished in eighth place, out of nine teams.