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No Image Cargill Named to the Rolex Collegiate All-Star Team
Women's Tennis 06/26/2001

June 26, 2001 PRINCETON, N.J. - National Freshman of the Year Ansley Cargill (Atlanta, Ga.) of Duke was one of 12 women's tennis players selected to the 2001 Rolex Collegiate All-Star Team released on Tuesday, which will be honored by the ITA, TENNIS Magazine and Rolex Watch, U.S.A., August 24 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. The ITA and TENNIS Magazine selected this 18th edition of the Rolex Collegiate All-Star Team, which includes the nation's top-ranked men's and women's tennis players at the NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and NJCAA levels, as well as the winners of the 2001 Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, the third leg of the ITA Collegiate Grand Slam. This year's TENNIS Magazine/Arthur Ashe Jr., Leadership and Sportsmanship Award (announced on a later date) winners will also be honored. Joining Cargill on the women's team are: Lauren Barnikow of Stanford, Bea Bielik of Wake Forest, Elena Blanina of Methodist (N.C.), Laura Granville

No Image Duke Women's Tennis Third in Final Rankings; Cargill, Sell, Johnson Honored
Women's Tennis 06/02/2001

June 2, 2001 DURHAM, N.C.-- The final WingspanBank.com Collegiate Tennis Rankings have been released and the Duke women's tennis team concludes the season ranked third nationally. The Blue Devils finished 2001 with a 27-2 overall record and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship. The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) also released its All-America squads with freshmen Ansley Cargill and Amanda Johnson (Bettendorf, Iowa) as well as senior Kathy Sell (Moorestown, N.J.) were all honored. Cargill, an Atlanta, Ga. native, received the honor after advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Individual competition and recording a 45-4 singles record in her first year at Duke. She was selected the ITA National Rookie of the Year at the NCAA Championship. Johnson received the honor for being ranked in the top 20 of the final WingspanBank.com rankings, while Sell advanced to the final 16 of the NCAA Individual competition. Johnson tallied a 38-4 and Sell notched

No Image Cargill Falls in Quarterfinals of NCAA Individual Action
Women's Tennis 05/24/2001

May 24, 2001 STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. -- Duke freshman Ansley Cargill fell in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Individual tournament to sixth-ranked Bea Bielik of Wake Forest (7-5, 6-4) on Thursday in Stone Mountain, Ga. Cargill, ranked second nationally from Atlanta, Ga., concludes her season with the third-most singles wins in school history with 45. The loss for Cargill is just her fourth of the season. The 2001 Duke's women's tennis season comes to a close with Cargill and senior Kathy Sell being honored as All-America. The Blue Devils finished with a 27-2 record.

No Image Cargill Advances To Final Eight Of NCAA Individual Competition
Women's Tennis 05/23/2001

May 23, 2001STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. - Duke freshman Ansley Cargill advanced to the final eight of the NCAA Individual competition with two victories on Wednesday in Stone Mountain, Ga. Senior Kathy Sell and the Blue Devils' doubles duo of Amanda Johnson/Megan Miller each lost in the final 16 on the day. The product of Atlanta, Ga., notched consecutive victories over 65th-ranked Alida Gallovitis of Florida State (6-1, 6-0) and 20th-ranked Mirela Vladelescu of University of Alabama-Birmingham (6-1, 6-7, 7-6). Cargill, who is currently ranked second nationally, will next have to face fourth-ranked Bea Bielik of Wake Forest. The two victories for Cargill give her 45 for the season, which is the third-best single season total in Duke history. For the first time in her career, Sell received All-America status for advancing to the final 16 of the individual competition. The native of Moorestown, N.J. knocked off seventh-ranked Whitney Laiho of Florida (6-4, 7-6), but lost 6-4, 6-4 to

No Image Sell, Cargill Each Notch Wins In NCAA Women's Tennis Action
Women's Tennis 05/22/2001

May 22, 2001 STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- The 2001 NCAA Individual play kicked off on Tuesday in Stone Mountain, Ga. and freshman Ansley Cargill (Atlanta, Ga.) and senior Kathy Sell (Moorestown, N.J.) each notched singles wins to advance to the final 32 round of action. Cargill downed 61st-ranked Kim Gates, 6-0, 6-1, while Sell defeated 62nd-ranked Christine Fusano of California, 6-3, 7-6. Cargill will next take on Alida Gallovitis of Florida State, which defeated Maria Phillips from Oklahoma State, 7-6, 7-6. Cargill now has 43 singles wins to put her tied for fourth all-time at Duke in wins in a season (Karin Miller, 43, in 1996-97). Sell will next battle Whitney Laiho of Florida on Wednesday, which took down Ana Radeljevic of Old Dominion, 6-1, 6-2. In 1999, Sell lost to Laiho 6-2, 7-5 in the second round of the individual play. With a win on Wednesday, Sell would earn All-America status for the first time in her career. Both senior Megan Miller (Palm City, Fla.) and Amanda

No Image Four Blue Devils to Compete in NCAA Individual Singles & Doubles
Women's Tennis 05/21/2001

May 21, 2001 STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. -- Led by the second-ranked, second-seeded freshman Ansley Cargill, four Duke women's tennis players will compete in the NCAA Individual Singles and Doubles competition beginning on Tuesday at the Lincoln Tennis Center in Stone Mountain, Ga. Others competing include senior's Megan Miller and Kathy Sell and freshman Amanda Johnson. Cargill, a native of nearby Atlanta, Ga., is seeded second and will take on 61st-ranked Kim Gates of Tennessee at 2:00 PM. Cargill, the ITA National Rookie of the Year, has tallied a 42-3 record this season and has won 25 of her last 26 matches. The top 16 seed for Cargill gives her All-America honors as a freshman. Johnson, a product of Bettendorf, Iowa, is currently ranked 10th-nationally and will battle 46th-ranked Lindsay Dawaf of Florida at 9:00 AM. Earlier this season, Johnson defeated Dawaf in a dual match in Gainesville, Fla., 7-5, 7-6. The NCAA seeds the top 16 players for the tournament, but Johnson was not

No Image Duke's Ansley Cargill Selected ITA National Rookie Of The Year
Women's Tennis 05/20/2001

May 20, 2001 STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the national award winners for women's tennis on Sunday during the NCAA Division I Championships at the Lincoln Tennis Center with Duke's Ansley Cargill selected ITA National Rookie of the Year. Duke's Cargill is ITA Rookie of the Year after a season that saw her win the second leg of the ITA Grand Slam at the Riviera Women's All-American Championships, and reach the final of the third leg of the Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships. She is currently ranked No. 2 in the national singles rankings and was ranked No. 1 during a stretch earlier this season. She will enter this week's NCAA singles tournament with a 42-3 record. She was named ITA National Player of the Month twice this season in October and March. Cargill marks the third Duke player to win the National honor as Vanessa Webb and Karin Miller were honored in 1996 and 1997, respectively. Other winners include were--

No Image No. 6 Vanderbilt Upsets No. 2 Duke in Women's Tennis Elite Eight
Women's Tennis 05/18/2001

May 18, 2001 STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - For the second consecutive match, the second-ranked, third-seeded Duke women's tennis team had to come from behind after losing the doubles point, but the sixth-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores ended up being too tough, taking the match 4-1 in the Elite Eight of the 2001 NCAA Tournament at the Lincoln Tennis Center in Stone Mountain, Ga. on Friday. Vanderbilt got off to a quick start with early leads at the second and third doubles positions and ended up winning the point to take a 1-0 lead. Duke was never really in the matches at number two and three as the Blue Devils got as close as 3-5. Vanderbilt's 17th-ranked duo of Sarah Riske/Aleke Tsoubanos downed Duke's 47th-ranked Amanda Johnson/Hillary Adams, 8-4, at the second slot and Jenny Miller/Lauren Rose downed Kathy Sell/Katie Granson, 8-4, of Duke at the third. At the number one position, Ansley Cargill/Megan Miller of Duke got up 5-2 early and were all even (7-7) with the

No Image Tournament Update
Women's Tennis 05/18/2001

May 18, 2001 Vanderbilt Takes Doubles Point STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. -- For the second consecutive match, the second-ranked Duke women's tennis team lost the doubles point and will have to come back to win four of the six singles matches against sixth-ranked Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt notched wins at the second and third doubles positions to earn the point. Duke was never really in the matches at number two and three as the Blue Devils got as close as 3-5. Vanderbilt's 17th-ranked duo of Sarah Riske/Aleke Tsoubanos downed Duke's 47th-ranked Amanda Johnson/Hillary Adams, 8-4, at the second slot and Jenny Miller/Lauren Rose downed Kathy Sell/Katie Granson, 8-4, of Duke at the third. At the number one position, Ansley Cargill/Megan Miller of Duke got up 5-2 early and were all even with the 15th-ranked tandem of Julie Ditty/Kate Burson when the point was clinched. ---- #2 Duke vs. #6 Vanderbilt 2001 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight 8:00 AM - Lincoln Tennis Center Doubles #1 -

No Image #2 Duke vs. #6 Vanderbilt
Women's Tennis 05/17/2001

8:00 AM - Lincoln Tennis Center Doubles #1 - Cargill/Miller (DU) vs. #5 Ditty/Burson (VU) #2 - #47 Johnson/Adams (DU) vs. #17 Riske/Tsoubanos (VU) #3 - Sell/Granson (DU) vs. Miller/Rose (VU) Singles #1 - #2 Ansley Cargill (DU) vs. #15 Julie Ditty (VU) #2 - #31 Megan Miller (DU) vs. #38 Sarah Riske (VU) #3 - #10 Amanda Johnson (DU) vs. #64 Jenny Miller (VU) #4 - #30 Kathy Sell (DU) vs. Kate Burson (VU) #5 - Katie Granson (DU) vs. Aleke Tsoubanos (VU) #6 - Hillary Adams (DU) vs. Kelly Schmandt (VU)

No Image Cargill Selected Finalist for Honda Award
Women's Tennis 05/17/2001

May 17, 2001 DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University freshman Ansley Cargill has been selected one of four finalists for the 2001 Honda Award recognizing the top women's tennis player in the nation. Other finalists are Bea Bielik (Wake Forest), Michelle Dasso (Notre Dame), and Laura Granville (Stanford). Cargill, a native of Atlanta, Ga., has been ranked in the top two in the nation all season long while playing number one singles for the second-ranked Blue Devils. She has tallied a 42-3 singles record, which is the fifth-best single season total at Duke. Cargill has also notched a 29-8 doubles record. In the fall, she won the Riviera All-American and the Carolina Classic, while in the spring she finished second in the Rolex Championships. She was selected the ACC Player and Rookie of the Year after tallying an 8-1 singles and 8-0 doubles record in ACC action during the season. Of her 42 victories this season, Cargill has totaled 25 wins against ranked opponents. Duke is currently

No Image Second-Ranked Duke Downs Texas to Advance to Elite Eight
Women's Tennis 05/17/2001

May 17, 2001 Friday Lineup STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. -- The second-ranked, third seeded Duke women's tennis team advanced to the elite eight with a 4-2 victory over 13th-ranked Texas (21-9) at the Lincoln Tennis Center in Stone Mountain, Ga. on Thursday. The Blue Devils will take on sixth-ranked Vanderbilt (24-4) Friday at 8:00 for the right to advance to the Final Four. Vanderbilt defeated UCLA 4-1 to advance Thursday. Duke (27-1) came back after losing the doubles point to claim four singles wins to earn the victory. It was the same situation the Blue Devils were faced with on March 4 at Texas and ended up being the same result, a Duke victory. In doubles action, Duke's 47th-ranked duo of Amanda Johnson/Hillary Adams battled Rebekah Forney/Kaysie Smashey at the second position with the Blue Devils going up 4-1 early. Duke ended up taking a 5-2 lead, but Texas stormed back to cut the Blue Devil lead to 5-5. After the Blue Devils won the next point to go up 6-5, the Longhorns