ITA senior player of the year Hannah Kassaie | Case Western Reserve

ita Senior player of the year

This season, Hannah Kassaie had a 23-4 singles record and is 25-2 in doubles. Looking at her entire career, she has over 125 total wins. She holds the program record for most singles wins all-time and is third all-time in doubles wins.

She has received many notable awards including four-time All University Athletic Association First Team honors, 2023 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Elite 90 Award winner, named the 2023 College Sports Communicators Academic All-America Team Member of the Year for Division III Women's Tennis, and is currently a finalist for the 2024 ITA Sally Ride STEM Award.

In addition, Hannah is a 4-time All American and 4-time NCAA qualifier. She has reached as far as the NCAA quarterfinals in both singles and doubles. She will most likely qualify in both events again this season.

Last fall, Hannah became the first CWRU women's tennis singles player to qualify for the ITA Cup after reaching the singles finals at the ITA Regional Championships.

Currently, Hannah is ranked #2 in both singles and doubles regionally as well as nationally at #4 in doubles and #9 in singles.

Hannah has had an incredible college tennis career. Graduating with a perfect 4.0 GPA in Nutrition in only three years, she has excelled both on and off the court. Hannah has truly gone above and beyond to dedicate herself to our sport and has been a wonderful teammate and involved community member on campus.

A Quote from the Head Coach

"Hannah is so deserving of all of her success. She goes above and beyond each day to give her very best to continue to improve. Each year, she manages to have an even better season and achieve even more. I'm truly so proud of her!" - Head Coach Kirsten Gambrell McMahon