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Sarah Bessen
Year: Junior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Bishop Gorman
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Highest ranking: No. 74 on TennisRecruiting.com

Freshman (2012-13): In his first year on campus, Bessen racked up 12 singles wins and 12 doubles triumphs... competed primarily at No. 2 doubles and No. 5 singles... Picked up first collegiate dual match singles win against Wisconsin on Feb.1 in straight sets at No. 6... Won her Ivy League singles debut versus No. 72 Cornell at No. 6 in straight sets... Won five straight singles matches in the middle of the season... Registered first career conference doubles match against No. 68 Princeton at No. 2.

Prior to Dartmouth: Bessen is ranked No. 1 in the USTA/Intermountain section, No. 1 in Nevada, and was named the 2012 Nevada Player of the Year. She has also has won two national doubles titles, and won the Intermountain Sportsmanship Award and Scholar-Athlete Award in 2010. She played three years of high school tennis and led Bishop Gorman to the state title each of those three years. Bessen also won the state high school doubles title her freshman year and was named rookie of the year. Additionally, she was named most valuable player twice. Her twin brother Michael is also going to be a member of Dartmouth's Class of 2016. Bessen trains at the Desert Palm Tennis Club in Las Vegas with Zdenek Cernoch.

2012-13 Results

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