September 27 – Tennis Team Information Meeting (after school)
October 23-24 – Tennis Team Tryouts (4 pm each day at City Park)
State in Monroe
- MCA placed third overall in the state for division I tennis!
- Madeleine Thorne won two matches, Megan Baker won one match and lost in a tough tie-breaker but these two girls truly represented MCA in such a kind and respectful way. They always had good sportsmanship!
- Abby Galloway and Jordan Green made it to the quarterfinals and lost against the finalists!
- Iris Westmoreland, Sydney Green, Emmy Cohn, and Avery Wicker all made it to the semifinals and played tough matches! They put everything on the court and I am so proud of them.
- The season is officially over but we had a great one and MCA couldn't be prouder!
- MCA is the regional champion! We are proud of you!
- Megan Baker and Madeleine Thorne made it to the semi-finals and played their hearts out! The girls they played were extremely talented and our girls were respectful and pushed themselves as hard as possible during their matches.
- Abby Galloway and Jordan Green made it to the quarterfinals!
- Emmy Cohn and Avery Wicker made it to the finals by playing an extremely tough semifinal match against Dominican. They pulled through and it was a sight to see!
- Iris Westmoreland and Sydney Green are the champions! We had an all MCA final against Emmy and Avery and I am so very proud of my girls! Go cubs!
MCA vs. Willow @ City Park April 5
- MCA lost to Willow 1-4
- All four lines put their hearts on the court and Willow came out first.
- Daphne Livaccari and Luca Hankins played singles while Abby Galloway, Callie Levy, Madison Hymel and Gabby Kaiser played doubles.
- The girls were eager to start their Easter Break but they still came out and tried their best!
MCA vs. McGehee @ City Park April 4
- MCA won 4-1 and defeated McGehee!
- Jordan Green played a very tough singles match but put all her effort on the court.
- Madeleine Thorne won her singles match in a tie breaker!
- Iris Westmoreland, Sydney Green, Emmy Cohn, Avery Wicker, Megan Baker, and Abby Galloway all played their hearts out and won their matches! Go Cubs!
MCA vs. Dominican @ City Park March 27
- We defeated DHS 4-1 and are the District Champs!! Go Cubs!!
- We celebrated our amazing seniors today, Iris Westmoreland, Sydney Green, and Megan Baker. They have proven their time on this team and we can't wait to see them flutter into their new journeys next year!
- Congratulations to everyone else on the team that won their matches today!
MCA vs. Country Day @ City Park March 22
- MCA lost to Country Day 1-4 but fought their hardest!
- We are so very proud of our line 3 doubles team of Adrienne Currie and Abby Meyaski winning their match.
- Daphne Livaccari, Luca Hankins, Callie Levy, Ruby Krupp, Sam Laborde, and Gabby Kaiser all deserve a shoutout for their hard work and dedication.
MCA vs. Sacred Heart @ City Park March 20
- MCA defeated Sacred Heart 3-2!
- Our singles lines lost in tough matches but our doubles lines pulled through!
MCA vs. Chapelle @ City Park March 14
- MCA defeated Chapelle 3-2!
- Both of our singles lines completed clean sweeps of their opponents. We are proud of Daphne Livacarri and Luca Hankins!
- Our line 2 doubles team of Abby Meyaski and Adrienne Currie beat their opponents in two sets!
- Our line 1 doubles of Callie Levy and Ruby Krupp, as well as our line 3 doubles of Gabby Kaiser and Madison Hymel both played tough matches that were close calls in tiebreakers. We are still so very proud of you!
MCA vs. Newman @ City Park March 6
- MCA defeated Newman 3-2 for the first time since the 2018-2019 season! We are so very proud of you!
- All of our doubles teams finished strong and won their matches. Our doubles teams were Sydney Green and Iris Westmoreland, Avery Wicker and Emmy Cohn, and Abby Galloway and Jordan Green.
- Both of our singles players, Madeleine Thorne and Megan Baker played very tough opponents and lost, but they gave it their all and represented MCA proudly!
MCA vs. Ben Franklin @ City Park March 1
- MCA defeated Ben Frankling 4-1!
- All of our doubles teams clenched the wins 6-1,6-0
- Our doubles players were Sydney Green and Iris Westmoreland, Megan Baker and Callie Levy, and Abby Galloway and Jordan Green.
- Our singles players played their hardest!
- Madeleine Thorne won her match 6-1,6-0.
- Avery Wicker played a tough opponent, but she will get them next time!
MCA vs. St. Joes @ City Park Feb 8
- All of the cubs fought hard matches!
- Our line two doubles team of Sydney Green and Avery Wicker won their match in straight sets!
- Our line 2 singles player Madeleine Thorne played a long and hard match and was so close to beating the St. Joes opponent. She will egt her next time!
- Our line 3 doubles team of Abby Galloway and Jordan Green also played a back and forth match and were so close in a tiebreaker but St. Joes pulled through. Next time!
- Our line 1 singles player Megan Baker and our lines 1 doubles team of Iris Westmoreland and Emmy Cohn played extremely competitive opponents, but they played their hearts out.
- We are proud of you!!
MCA vs. Ursuline @ Dillard University Feb 6
- MCA won 4 out of 5 lines against Ursuline!
- Abby Galloway and Callie Levy fought hard and came back to win their match 7-6,6-1!
- Adrienne Currie, Abby Meyaski, Ruby Krupp, and Daphne Livacarri won their matches in straight sets! We are proud of you!
- Luca Hankins and Madison Hymel fought hard and played a great match overall!
- Sam Laborde and Gabriella Kaiser played an extremely long match that went back and forth but they brought the MCA fighting spirit and won!
- What a great way to start our season! Let's go cubs!
Congratulations to Iris Westmoreland and Sydney Green for signing to play college tennis! We are proud of you!!
2022-2023 MCA Tennis Season
Congratulations to the official roster!!
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
- Mount Carmel WINS REGIONALS!
- Not only did the team win, but Mount Carmel was the only team to play in the finals! Our line 1 and line 2 doubles teams played each other in the finals and our line 1 and line 2 singles players competed in the finals.
- Taylor Garcia finished the tournament with 1st place in singles.
- Julia Kapusta finished the tournament with 2nd place in singles after an amazing match defeating Dominican in the semis!
- Caroline Arnold and Niki Bountovinas finished the tournament with 1st place in doubles.
- Katie Brennan and Casey Pappas finished the tournament with 2nd place in doubles.
The team will travel to Monroe to compete in the state tournament 4/22-4/24! Wish them luck! Go cubs!
MCA v McGEHEE - Monday, March 26-City Park
- Mount Carmel won all 5 lines against McGehee!
- Julia Kapusta played an excellent match at line 1 singles, winning 6-0, 6-0.
- Brenna Bell had some long points at line 2 singles and she won 6-3, 7-5!
- Caroline Arnold and Niki Bountovinas won line one singles followed by Katie Brennan and Casey Pappas at line two and Bailey Danflous and Bailey Schexnaildre at line 3. Niki and Caroline hit several winners that can only be described as phenomenal! Casey's great serves set Katie up for some great put-aways at the net! Bailey and Bailey had great communication and movement on the court!
- Great win for the Cubs!
McGILL TOOLEN TOURNAMENT - Friday 3/23- Saturday 3/24 - Mobile, AL
- Mount Carmel placed 7th in the A bracket of the tournament. Go cubs!
- The team played 2 other teams per day with many of the girls playing a total of 4 matches each day.
- Each girl fought through every match, never giving up, and the team had some great wins!!
MCA v NEWMAN - Monday, March 5 - City Park
- Mount Carmel won 3-2! All of the girls played great and had fabulous matches!
MCA v BEN FRANKLIN - Wednesday, February 28- UNO
- Julia Kapusta at line 1 singles and Casey Pappas at line 2 singles played tough matches and stayed strong throughout!
- Taylor Garcia and Katie Brennan at line 1 doubles and Niki Bountovinas and Caroline Arnold at line 2 doubles ended their matches with a win!
- Bailey Danflous and Brenna Bell at line 3 doubles had a close match with some long points.
- MCA lost 2-3 to a great team!
MCA v URSULINE - Monday, February 26 - City Park
MCA started off the official season winning all five lines against Ursuline! GO CUBS!
- Julia Kapusta, with her great movement and sneaky shots, won 6-1, 6-0 at line 1 singles.
- Bailey Schexnaildre, with her great put away returns and net play, won 6-1, 6-3 at line 2 singles.
- Caroline Arnold and Niki Bountovinas exemplified teamwork and communication to win 6-2, 6-0 at line 1 doubles.
- Katie Brennan and Casey Pappas showed focus and determination to win 6-0, 6-2 at line 2 doubles.
- Bailey Danflous and Brenna Bell complimented each other as they worked together in a tough match to win 6-4, 6-3 at line 3 doubles.
The tennis team will scrimmage against St. Joseph's Academy on Wednesday, February 21 at City Park. The first match of the season is Monday, February 26 at 4 PM at City Park.
Congratulations to Taylor Garcia who signed to play with Washington & Lee next year! We are proud of you!
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Tennis Team!:
Kathryn (Katie) Brennan
The team traveled to Monroe, LA to compete in the state tournament 4/26-4/28.
Julia Kapusta defeated a singles player from Lafayette and was defeated by a girl from St. Joseph's who went on to be a finalist.
Taylor Garcia : Division I, Singles Champion! Wins 5 matches, defeating a player from Hammond, a player from Baton Rouge, a player from West Monroe, and two players from St. Joseph's.
Gabi DePascual and Niki Bountovinas: Divison 1, Semifinalists! Wins 3 matches defeating a team from Parkway, a team from St. Joseph's, and a team from Byrd.
Katie Brennan and Casey Pappas competed against a tough team from Baton Rouge.
Mount Carmel Academy placed 3rd overall in the state tournament, defeating several teams who had an advantage with 2 more players at the tournament. Opposed to the teams with 3 doubles and 2 singles lines, MCA brought 2 doubles lines and 2 singles lines. However, our girls fought hard and played great, leading us to 3rd place.
REGIONALS - 4/18-4/19- CITY PARK
Mount Carmel Academy is awarded for coming in 2nd place in the Regional Tournament!
Taylor Garcia won in the finals of the Singles Bracket! She is the 2017 singles champion!
Julia Kapusta made it to the semi-finals in the singles bracket!
Gabi DePascual and Niki Bountovinas made it to the semi-finals of the tournament in the doubles bracket!
Casey Pappas and Katie Brennan made it to the quarter-finals in the doubles bracket!
Grace Heidingsfelder and Bailey Danflous had a great match against DHS.
The match v. Chapelle on Monday, 3/10 was also the Senior match which recognized our seniors who participated in their final regular season match at Mount Carmel. Cleo Pappas, the team manager and former team member, was recognized as a Senior team member. Also, Gabi DePascual and Sierra Grass were able to play together at line one and both were recognized as seniors for their dedication to the team. The three seniors were given balloons, cards, gifts, and flowers from their teammates. The team members really spent time planning the day to honor the girls.
MCA v. CHAPELLE - MON 3/10 - CITY PARK
The cubs beat Chapelle in all three singles matches! Gabi DePascual and Sierra Grass played together at line one, Bailey Danflous and Casey Pappas played together at line two and Kate Heidingsfelder and Grace Heidingsfelder played line three. All three teams did a fabulous job!
MCA v. DOMINICAN - WED 3/29 - CITY PARK
The cubs lost to Dominican after some close matches! The girls fought hard and hit some amazing shots! Thanks to everyone who came out to support the team.
MCA v. MCGEHEE - MON 3/27-CITY PARK
The cubs win again!
Taylor Garcia and Kate Heidingsfelder win line one doubles! Kate hit some great, deep, cross-court shots, setting Taylor up perfectly for a put away!
Niki Bountrovinas and Casey Pappas win line two doubles! Niki hit some powerful serves and Casey hit some great returns!
Gabi DePascual and Grace Heidingsfelder win line 3 doubles! Grace was all over the court, covering the open area and returning difficult shots! Gabi hit some great put aways at net and some great serves!
Katie Brennan fought hard at the number one singles spot. The match was too close for comfort! They girls were very evenly matched and Katie played wonderfully! She hit some fabulous shots and played smart!
Bailey Danflous had a tough match at line two singles, but she overcame the struggle for the win! She won the first set. She barely lost in a tiebreaker for the second set win. She won the third set tiebreaker after some very competitive points!
MCA v. COUNTRY DAY - MON 3/20- CITY PARK
MCA Wins again, putting our record at 5-0!!!
Julia Kapusta played number one singles and Grace Heidingsfelder played number two singles.
Gabi DePascual and Niki Bountrovinas won number one singles 6-0, 6-3.
Katie Brennan and Casey Pappas won number two doubles 6-1, 6-1.
Kate Heidingsfelder and Sierra Grass won number three doubles 6-3, 6-1.
MCA v. SACRED HEART - WED 3/15 - CITY PARK
MCA wins, putting our record at 4-0!
Taylor Garcia wins number one singles. Julia Kapusta fights to win the close number two singles match!
Gabi DePascual and Niki Bountrovinas lose in a 3rd set tiebreaker. Close match!
Katie Brennan and Casey Pappas win after a close match for line two doubles.
Sierra Grass and Grace Heidingsfelder go head to head almost every game in their match. They barely lose the first set, and lose the second set in a tiebreaker. Great match!
MCA v ST. MARTINS - WED 3/8 -UNO
MCA wins all matches against St. Martins, putting the cubs at a 3-0 record!
Katie Bailey and Casey Pappas won line 1 doubles 6-0, 6-0. Katie hit some great down the line shots! Casey threw in some slices and short balls, mixing it up. They played great together!
Kate Heidingsfelder and Grace Heidingsfelder won line 2 doubles 6-0, 6-0. Grace played the net like a pro! Kate had some great shots from the baseline. Their teamwork made the match fun and rewarding!
Sierra Grass won line 1 singles 6-2, 6-2. She changed up her strategy throughout the match to stay on top!
Julia Kapusta won line 2 singles 6-0, 6-0, moving all around the court and placing the ball perfectly to guarantee the win!
MCA v. NEWMAN-MON 3/6-CITY PARK
CANCELLED - Reschedule TBA
MCA v. BEN FRANKLIN - WED 2/22- UNO
The Cubs win all 5 lines against Ben Franklin putting the team at a record of 2-0 for the season!
Taylor Garcia and Julia Kapusta had great singles matches.
The doubles players: Gabi DePascual, Katie Brennan, Niki Bountrovinas, Casey Pappas, Sierra Grass, and Kate Heidingsfelder!
MCA v. URSULINE - MON 2/20- CITY PARK
The girls won all three doubles matches and one of the two singles matches v. Ursuline. Go Cubs!
First win of the season!
Singles Players: Taylor Garcia and Julia Kapusta
Doubles Players: Gabi DePascual, Niki Bountrovinas, Katie Brennan, Casey Pappas, Sierra Grass, and Grace Heidingsfelder!
Our first local match will be Monday 2/20/2017 vs. Ursuline at City Park. The match begins at 4 PM. Come out and support your Cubs!
Congratulations to the Cubs for coming in second place in the North bracket of the A Draw at the McGill-Toolen tournament!
The tennis team will be traveling to Mobile to play in the McGill-Toolen tournament on February 17 and February 18. Updates and scores will be added to this page periodically. Check in and see how the Cubs are doing!
Thursday, Feb 9th at 6 PM in the cafeteria. You will receive information regarding the season in general, practices, fees, and the upcoming tournament in Mobile. See you there!
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 MCA tennis team!
Cleo Pappas (manager)
Tryouts will be held at City Park on Monday, January 9th AND Wednesday, January 11th. More information about tryouts will be given at the informational meeting in Room 1204 on January 4th.
Please bring to tryouts:
- tennis/court shoes
- completed forms (if applicable)