PERKIOMEN VALLEY Head coach: Jennifer Dixon, 16th season.
Last year’s record: 7-4Pioneer Athletic Conference, 7-5overall.
Players to watch: Jasmine Morris, Sr., singles; Nadja Townsend, So., singles.
Outlook: Morris, who last fall teamed with the departed Allison Newman to win the PAC Doubles a second straight year, moves up to singles play. ... “We brought on a lot of freshmen girls last year, and they all have returned with much improvement, working on their games off-season,” Dixon said. “We will be 26in total this year, with a strong focus on our doubles teams to play more aggressively.”
PHOENIXVILLE Head coach: Katie Yancik, second season.
Last year’s record: 7-3Pioneer Athletic Conference, 7-5overall.
Players to watch: Julia Gumieniak, Jr., singles; Mila Archer, So., singles.
Outlook: Gumieniak placed fourth at the 2016PAC Singles Tournament. ... “We have a strong and young team this year,” Yancik said. “The girls are working really hard and really well together. We are hoping to improve our record from last year.”
POPE JOHN PAUL II Head coach: Michael Esz, first season. Last year’s record: 4-6Pioneer Athletic Conference.
Players to watch: Devin Hennessey, Sr., singles/doubles; Maggie Christiansen, Fr., doubles.
Outlook: “The 2017PJP team is a dedicated group of athletes that are determined to compete and eager to learn,” Esz said. “Their drive is insatiable in terms of practicing and committing to excellence. Their attitude is strive to reach the next level, yet to never back down. This is a team that is gathering momentum and gaining strength daily.”
SPRING-FORD Head coach: Todd Reagan, 14th season.
Last year’s record: 10-1Pioneer Athletic Conference, 14-3overall.
Players to watch: Bianca Caresosa, Sr.; Jess Leach, Sr,; Maddy Morris, Sr.; Lauren Ostermann, Sr.; Tori Alexander, Jr.; Kathryn Alvarez, Jr.; Riley Burke, So,
Outlook: Alexander was PAC’s Singles runner-up last year. She and Alvarez later teamed up to place third at PAC Doubles. ... “The Rams return the top of their lineup and several players from last year’s very successful doubles teams.” Reagan said. “The girls are determined to work hard and try to solidify themselves as a top team in the league, and a potential district qualifier as a team.”