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2019-20 Women's Tennis Roster

Bess Waldram

Height 5'10''
Class Senior
Hometown Portland, OR
High School Jesuit


The 2020 season was shortened due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

  • Paired with Julia Lilien, the duo dominated competition with a 6-1 record on the year
  • Won two doubles matches with teammate Zoe Taylor
  • Went 4-5 on the year in singles play


  • Went 14-14 on the year and 11-11 during the spring, playing across the lineup
  • Posted her best singles record at three singles, going 5-1
  • Won her only match of the season at the top of the singles lineup
  • Compiled a 15-13 doubles record, with an 11-1 spring mark and 7-7 ACC record
  • Played mostly with Brooke Broda¬†(8-6) and Cameron Corse (5-3) in doubles action
  • Went 4-2 when slotted at the top of the doubles lineup (3-2 with Corse) and 3-1 at three doubles (all with Broda)


  • Saw action only in the doubles lineup, where she posted an 8-4 mark on court three with Rachel Chong
  • Went 4-3 with Chong in ACC doubles matches
  • Duo won seven of eight doubles matches Feb. 18-March 18, including victories over doubles squads from No. 36 Virginia Tech and No. 26 Virginia


  • Competed primarily in the fall, but missed most of the spring season due to injury
  • Finished the season with an overall singles record of 10-4, and an 8-5 mark in doubles
  • Posted a 6-1 record with doubles partner Jane Fennelly
  • Won her first collegiate match in her first outing, topping Christina Zordani of Wisconsin (6-3, 6-2), Oct. 3, 2016
  • Defeated Ani Gogvadze and Maria Paula Ribero of Eastern Michigan (6-1) Oct. 3, 2016, in her first doubles match alongside partner Mary Closs
  • Won Flight Two at the IU Regional, Oct. 21-23, 2016


  • Graduated from Jesuit High School (Portland, Oregon) in spring 2016
  • Five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net
  • Placed second at the Oregon State Tennis Championships Women’s Open in July 2015
  • Won the 2015 Scott Eden Sportsmanship Award from the USTA PNW Section
  • Placed first in doubles and fourth in singles at the February 2015, USTA National Selection Tournament G18s (Texas)
  • Placed second in doubles at the 2014 USTA Winter Nationals G18s
  • Came in second in singles and first in doubles at the 2014 USTA National Selection Tournament G18s (Hawaii)
  • Placed first in singles, second in doubles and earned the Sportsmanship Award at the 2014 USTA National Selection Tournament G16s (California)
  • Was a semifinalist at the 2013 USTA Collegiate Invitational
  • Two-time National High School Tennis Association All-American
  • 2015 Oregon Sports Award Female Tennis Athlete of the Year
  • 2015 Oregonian Female Tennis Athlete of the Year
  • 2015 & 2016 Oregon State 6A High School Singles Champion
  • 2015 & 2016 Metro District Singles Champion
  • Ranked as high as No. 31 in her class by TennisRecruiting.net in 2016
  • Will enroll in the First Year of Studies program