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September 18, 1999
Barry Faulkner Though her tennis resume includes repeated top-10 finishes in national junior tournaments, Anne Yelsey entered Corona del Mar High this fall as an unproven freshman. So, while her on-court repertoire includes the type of shot-making skills coaches covet, intimidation was also expected to be part of the picture every time she unzipped her racquet cover. A little more than one week and six set victories into her career, however, it has become clear that fear of the competition already resides on the opposite side of the net. "I've always been competitive, I love winning and I can't stand losing," Yelsey said.
NEWS
September 18, 1999
Name: Anne Yelsey Born: Aug. 28, 1985 Hometown: Corona del Mar Height: 5-foot-5 Weight: 119 Sport: Tennis Position: No. 2 singles Coach: Andy Stewart Favorite food: Salmon Favorite movie: "A League of Their Own" Best athletic moment: "Winning in the consolation finals at hardcourt nationals in Atlanta last summer. I upset the No. 4 player in the country and it was a good win for me." Athlete of the Week I: She rallied to defeat reigning Sea View League singles champion Susanna Lingman from Woodbridge, 7-6, and swept three Warriors to key CdM's nonleague win.
NEWS
July 3, 2003
Recent Corona del Mar High graduates Garrett Snyder and Anne Yelsey have received National High School Tennis All-American accolades, CdM boys tennis coach Tim Mang said Wednesday. There were 40 boys and 40 girls selected for the honor, which requires all tennis players to compete for their high school team, Mang said. Snyder, bound for the University of Texas, capped his impressive high school career by leading the Sea Kings to a CIF Southern Section Division I title June 4. Snyder, the No. 1 singles player, won without dropping a game and finished undefeated in singles and doubles play throughout dual match competition during the season.
NEWS
April 12, 2002
PALM SPRINGS - Corona del Mar High junior standout Anne Yelsey and her partner, Riza Zalameda of Los Angeles, advanced to the Easter Bowl junior tennis tournament finals in the girls 18s doubles Thursday with a semifinal win in straight sets. Yelsey-Zalameda, seeded No. 2, knocked off the unseeded team of Kelly Nelson (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and Joelle Schwenk (Coconut Creek, Fla.), 6-3, 6-3. Yelsey-Zalameda will face fifth-seeded Melissa Applebaum (Coral Gables, Fla.)
SPORTS
May 29, 2006
STANFORD, Calif. ? Corona del Mar High product Anne Yelsey, a junior at Stanford University, was eliminated in the doubles semifinals of the NCAA women's tennis championships Sunday. Yelsey and partner Alice Barnes, the No. 1 seed, were defeated, 6-3, 6-2, by Cristelle Grier and Alexis Prousis from Northwestern. Yelsey, who helped Stanford claim the NCAA team title earlier in the week, paired with Amber Liu to finish second in the NCAA doubles tournament last season. Yelsey and Barnes finished 42-4 on the season.
NEWS
November 12, 2003
Former Corona del Mar High standout Anne Yelsey, now playing women's tennis at Stanford, has been selected the National High School Senior Girls Tennis Athlete of the Year for 2003, the National High School Coaches Association announced recently. A two-time doubles champion at the United States Tennis Association Supernational clay court championships, Yelsey also won the doubles title at the USTA Girls' 18 National hard court championship with Riza Zalameda.
NEWS
November 15, 2000
SAN MARINO - Corona del Mar High's doubles teams of Leslie Damion-Brittany Holland and Kristen Griffith-Katie Tenerelli swept their sets to lead the girls tennis team to a 14-4 victory over host San Marino in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs Tuesday. The Sea Kings (23-2) will play at West Hills-based Chaminade Thursday at 2 p.m in the semifinals. "I was impressed with the doubles," CdM Coach Andy Stewart said. "If we play like that, we're going to be tough to beat."
NEWS
October 12, 2000
COSTA MESA - Pacific Coast League leader Corona del Mar improved to 13-2, 5-0 in league Thursday with an 18-0 victory at Costa Mesa. Anne Yelsey did not give up a game in singles, and Kristen Griffith and Katie Tenerelli did likewise in doubles. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE CdM 18, Costa Mesa 0 Singles: Yelsey (CdM) def. Haven, 6-0; def. Lee, 6-0; def. Kim, 6-0; Rubenstein (CdM) won, 6-3, 6-1, 6-2; Manning (CdM) won, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles: K. Griffith-Tenerelli (CdM)
NEWS
October 18, 2000
CORONA DEL MAR - The Corona del Mar High girls tennis team remained undefeated in the Pacific Coast League, posting a 12-6 victory Tuesday over visiting Laguna Beach. CdM junior Brittany Reitz swept in singles as did teammate Brittany Holland. In doubles, the Sea King duo of Anne Yelsey and Juliette Mutzke swept to help CdM, ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division IV and No. 1 in Orange County, improve to 6-0 in league. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Corona del Mar 12, Laguna Beach 6 Singles - Reitz (CdM)
NEWS
October 6, 2000
CORONA DEL MAR - The Corona del Mar High girls tennis team showed extreme dominance in singles play en route to a 15-3 Pacific Coast League win over visiting Estancia Thursday afternoon. Anne Yelsey, Laura Claster and Brittany Minna each went 18-0 in singles games for the Sea Kings (8-1), ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division IV. CdM will host league-rival University, ranked No. 8 in Division II, Tuesday at 3:15 in a crucial PCL matchup. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Corona del Mar 15, Estancia 3 Singles - Yelsey (CdM)
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May 29, 2006
STANFORD, Calif. ? Corona del Mar High product Anne Yelsey, a junior at Stanford University, was eliminated in the doubles semifinals of the NCAA women's tennis championships Sunday. Yelsey and partner Alice Barnes, the No. 1 seed, were defeated, 6-3, 6-2, by Cristelle Grier and Alexis Prousis from Northwestern. Yelsey, who helped Stanford claim the NCAA team title earlier in the week, paired with Amber Liu to finish second in the NCAA doubles tournament last season. Yelsey and Barnes finished 42-4 on the season.
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SPORTS
May 13, 2006
CEREMONY FOR SWANSON The UC Irvine baseball team honored senior pitcher Glenn Swanson for his April 25 no-hitter prior to its game Friday against Pacific. The brief ceremony, recognizing Swanson for his 14-strikeout gem against the University of San Diego, also included former Anteater Tad Davis, who pitched UCI's second no-hitter in 1974. Dave Wollos, who threw UCI's first no-hitter in 1970, was unable to make the trip but sent a brief statement of congratulations to be read during the event.
NEWS
May 29, 2005
UC Irvine junior Ricky Barnes finished ninth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3 minutes, 53.85 seconds, while junior teammate Mike Beerer's mark of 190 feet, 5 inches in the hammer throw was not good enough to qualify for the final Saturday at the NCAA West track and field regional at the University of Oregon. The two Anteaters were the program's final competitors attempting to advance to the NCAA championships in June, so the UCI season comes to a close.
NEWS
May 26, 2005
Anne Yelsey, a former Corona del Mar High standout, and partner Amber Liu advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA women's tennis doubles championships with a victory Wednesday. Yelsey and Liu, both of national champion Stanford, defeated Whitney Benik and Lolita Frangulyan of the University of Florida, 6-1, 7-5, and join teammates Erin Burdette and Alice Barnes in the quarterfinals in Athens, Ga. Liu and Yelsey, a sophomore, will face the fourth-seeded tandem of Riza Zalameda and Daniella Bercek of UCLA today.
NEWS
November 12, 2003
Former Corona del Mar High standout Anne Yelsey, now playing women's tennis at Stanford, has been selected the National High School Senior Girls Tennis Athlete of the Year for 2003, the National High School Coaches Association announced recently. A two-time doubles champion at the United States Tennis Association Supernational clay court championships, Yelsey also won the doubles title at the USTA Girls' 18 National hard court championship with Riza Zalameda.
NEWS
August 28, 2003
Two months removed from Corona del Mar High and less than one month before she starts classes at Stanford University, Anne Yelsey and her doubles partner, Riza Zalameda of Los Angeles, put up quite a fight against the No. 8 seed in the first round of women's doubles Wednesday at the U.S. Open at the U.S. National Tennis Center in New York. Yelsey, playing in her first U.S. Open, and Zalameda lost to Liezel Huber of Russia and Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria, 6-4, 6-2, to drop out of the main draw competition.
NEWS
August 11, 2003
Patrick Laverty Two months after graduating from Corona del Mar High, Anne Yelsey has qualified for the U.S. Open doubles competition. Bound for Stanford in September, Yelsey will first take a trip to New York with her doubles partner Riza Zalameda of Los Angeles. They received a wild-card entry into the U.S. Open by winning the girls 18s Super National Hard Courts championships in San Jose on Saturday. It was the fifth national title for Yelsey and Zalameda in three years of playing together.
NEWS
July 3, 2003
Recent Corona del Mar High graduates Garrett Snyder and Anne Yelsey have received National High School Tennis All-American accolades, CdM boys tennis coach Tim Mang said Wednesday. There were 40 boys and 40 girls selected for the honor, which requires all tennis players to compete for their high school team, Mang said. Snyder, bound for the University of Texas, capped his impressive high school career by leading the Sea Kings to a CIF Southern Section Division I title June 4. Snyder, the No. 1 singles player, won without dropping a game and finished undefeated in singles and doubles play throughout dual match competition during the season.
NEWS
April 20, 2003
If Corona del Mar High senior Anne Yelsey were looking for validation about the intense preparation she was putting into her future with the Stanford tennis program, she got it in a big way this week. Yelsey, who missed the first half of her final prep campaign with a knee injury, proved she is all the way back, maybe even better than ever, by defeating Mary Gambale, 6-4, 7-5, Saturday to claim the 18s singles crown at the Easter Bowl junior tennis championships at Riviera Resort Racquet Club.
NEWS
April 19, 2003
Alexa Glatch of Newport Beach won the girls 14s singles title at the Easter Bowl junior tennis championships Friday, while Anne Yelsey of Corona del Mar advanced to the 18s singles final at the Riviera Resort Racquet Club. Glatch, the No. 1 seed, topped No. 2-seeded Maggie Mello of Laguna Beach, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, to complete a five-match sweep. She did not lose a set her first four matches, but was forced to prevail in the third set Friday. Yelsey, the No. 9 seed, rallied past Vania King of Long Beach, 0-6, 6-3, 6-1, to advance to today's 11 a.m. final against No. 4-seeded Mary Gambale from Billerica, Mass.
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