CDT Dolehide Receives Prestigious Tennis Award
Stephanie Dolehide, who was recently named one of 12 regional winners of the ITA Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award, was announced as the recipient of the national honor on Monday afternoon. The rising senior is the first Army women's tennis player to receive a national award from the ITA in program history.
“I am extremely proud and thrilled that Stephanie has received the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award,” head coach Paul Peck said. “Stephanie embodies what college athletics is all about. She is a tremendous athlete, competitor, and student and displays tremendous sportsmanship and leadership on and off the court. She leads by example in all aspects of her life. In addition to her selfless dedication to her team, she is extremely active in the student body at West Point. I am so excited to see what the future will hold for Stephanie in her future endeavors.”
The ITA's Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award recognizes outstanding student-athletes in all divisions at the regional and national levels. The prestigious award, which dates back to 1982, goes to NCAA divisions I, II and III, NAIA and JUCO men's and women's players who have exhibited outstanding sportsmanship and leadership as well as scholastic, extracurricular and tennis achievements.
A 2021 First Team All-Patriot League selection and a member of the conference's Doubles Pair of the Year, Dolehide has racked up a career record of 34-19 in singles play and a 31-13 mark in doubles in three years as a Black Knight. Her prowess on the court boosted the team to a fifth-place ranking in the 2021 ITA Northeast Regional Poll, the highest mark in program history. Additionally, her stalwart play helped Army finish over .700 (12-4 overall) for the seventh-straight season. Read more.