The incoming tennis players for the 2008-09 season come from very diverse backgrounds, with the eight new players with ties to seven different states. For the second straight year, they also have a player coming from The Netherlands.
Lindsay Burnette is an incoming women's tennis player from Fort Collins, Colorado. She played four years of varsity tennis at Pudre High, qualifying for the state championships.
Kasia Chaberski comes to Lewis & Clark from Portland Waldorf High in Mailwaukie, Oregon, though she calls Brooklyn, New York her hometown. She will be playing both tennis and volleyball for the Pioneers.
Catherin Eichorn attended Hinsdale Central High in Hinsdale, Illinois. She played on the Frosh/Soph tennis team her sophomore year. She plays tennis three or more days a week in a local program that includes drills and match play.
Vincent Groot is from The Hague in The Netherlands, attending Gymnasium Haganum. He was the Colonial Junior Classic Boys Champion in 2005. He also plays field hockey and snowboards.
Caitlyn Homer attended New Hampton School in New Hampton, Vermont, but refers to Miami, Florida as her hometown. She was a two-time MVP at New Hampton School, also earning the Coaches' Award her sophomore year. She played Varsity tennis since the eighth grade.
Taylor LaMoreaux attended Brewster High in Brewster, Washington where she was a three-time MVP and a two-time honorable mention All-CTL. The Valedictorian at BHS played four years varsity tennis, four years varsity basketball, and three varsity volleyball. She also will be playing basketball for the Pioneers.
Quinn Roth Carter attended Poudre High in Fort Collins, Colorado with Lindsay Burnette. He was the varsity co-captain, playing three years of varsity tennis at PHS. He played #2 singles his senior season.
John Sweeney was a junior varsity tennis player at the Colorado Academy in Denver, Colorado.