Women's Tennis

1999 Spring Player Profiles

NCAA Final Four
No. 4 in Nation


1995, 1996, 1997
Little III and
New England Champions

Neely Steinberg '99
Concord, MA
Regional High School
Team MVP Neely Steinberg finished the 1997-98 season with a singles record of 30-1. Neely won the No. 3 singles flight at the New England Championship for the second year in a row, and she teamed up with Pam Diamond to win her third New England Championship in doubles. Neely's overall record for three years at Amherst is an impressive 88-4, and she is currently nationally ranked in both singles and doubles.
Jamie Cohen '01
Rye, NY
Rye High School
Jamie Cohen closed out her first collegiate season at No. 1 singles with a record of 30-4 and was named the Rookie of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Cohen won both the East Rolex singles and doubles titles in 1997, as well as the 1998 New England Showcase singles and No. 2 doubles titles. Seeded No. 3 at the National Singles Championship, Cohen was forced to withdraw after the Round of 16 due to a shoulder injury.
Pam Diamond '99
Trumbull, CT
Trumbull High School
All-American Pam Diamond is expected to return in the spring of 1999. Diamond will be sidelined in the fall with an ACL injury sustained in the Final Four of the NCAA Championships against Skidmore College. In 1997, Pam won the No. 2 flight of the New England Championships for the second time, as well as teaming up with Neely Steinberg to win a third-straight New England Doubles Championship. While at Amherst, Pam has been ranked as high as No. 10 in the nation, was selected as the 1996 ITA "Player to Watch", and has been selected to play in three NCAA Singles Championships.