Dear Natalie [Tingir],
We want to congratulate you on your amazing tennis career here at Washington University in St. Louis. You have helped bring our team to a new level in the Division III Collegiate Rankings. We have always marveled at your talent and skill. We will miss watching you hit those amazing forehand winners, your beautiful, versatile backhand, and your amazing, touch volleys at the net. Your tenacious attitude during competition was an asset to our team. You did a phenomenal job as our captain this year. You helped to strengthen our team chemistry with your honesty, integrity, and leadership.
We are so proud of your accomplishments, on and off the court, this year. You are definitely graduating on a high note, and I am so happy that you chose to attend and play tennis here at Wash. U.
April 29, 2012: My favorite highlight of your Wash. U. tennis career
…University Athletic Association Conference Championships
…3rd-4th Place Match
…Carnegie Mellon University is our opponent
…Playing number one singles against Katie Cecil
…Lose the first set 6-2
…Win the second set 7-6 (7-1) in a tiebreak
…Team match tied at 4-4
…You are last match on
…Third set goes to tiebreak
…YOU CLINCH YOUR MATCH, TO HELP US WIN 5-4
…Natalie wins 2-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (8-6)
…Natalie Tingir’s 100th victory at Washington University in St. Louis
We wish you all the best in your future. We know that you will accomplish many new goals, as you are a determined competitor and a strong leader.
Kelly M. Stahlhuth