Varsity Girls Tennis
Girls Tennis Named ISL AA Champs
October 25, 2017
The girls have had an impressive season so far, boasting a 12-0 record. The team is currently ranked third in the VISAA. Way to go, Panthers!
Girls Varsity Tennis Moves to an Amazing 5-0
September 21, 2017
A September 18 match against powerhouse Walter Johnson put our girls up against four highly-ranked tournament players. Our strong doubles combinations (Katherine Davis and Anna Lerner; Izzy Moran and Natalie Davidson; and Jodie Kuo and Emma Lee) all won with decisive scores. With the match tied at 3-3, freshman Pearl Nguyen saved the day, coming from behind to win 11-9 in a match that took over 2 1/2 hours! The end result: Potomac 4, Walter Johnson 3.
In a September 19 ISL match against Bullis, last year's ISL finalist, Potomac saw an amazing singles win from freshman Alina Roustamov. Anna/Katherine at #1 doubles were next, and Izzy/Emma picked up the third point, once again showing the strength of our doubles. Carolyn Beaumont clinched the match at #2 singles with a strong comeback. Jodie Kuo and Jasmine Terrones, came back from 3-6 down for the 10-6 victory.
Hublitz Named Coach of the Year
The Washington Post recognized Potomac tennis coach Marty Hublitz as All-Met Coach of the Year for boys tennis.
Hublitz recently completed his ninth year of coaching boys tennis at Potomac, having amassed a 152-27 record during that time. He has also spent two years serving as the head coach for Potomac's girls team.
Over the course of his nine years at Potomac, Hublitz helped the boys team win state titles in 2011, 2014, and 2017. The team also won Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) titles for eight of Hublitz's nine years as coach. Hublitz's girls team has seen an impressive change in performance since he came on board as coach, having advanced to the state semifinals in 2016 and competed in the state tournament the prior year.
Hublitz played Division I collegiate tennis for George Washington University and then served as the institution's head coach. At Potomac, Hublitz had the opportunity to coach both of his sons, Zach '11 and Josh '14, electing to remain on board as coach after his own children graduated. "It's like I had 12 other sons," he says. "They were all my friends, and I didn't want to leave them." Coaching the girls was equally rewarding, Hublitz says. "I think it's mostly the personality of the kids that makes you keep wanting to come back."
State Finalist, Division I: 2002
State Semi-finalist, Division I: 2016, 2010, 2003
Qualified for States: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2002
ISL AA Champions: 2017
ISL A Champions: 2010, 1999
ISL A Tournament Champions: 2010
Washington Post Player of the Year: 1998
ISL B Champions: 1991
Marty Hublitz grew up in northern Virginia and attended St. Stephen’s School, where he played #1 singles for five years and participated in varsity soccer and cross country. He was recruited to play Division 1 tennis for The George Washington University, where he played in the #1 spot for all four years, winning one conference championship. Marty went on to coach the team at GW for four years, securing one Eastern 8 Conference championship. In his three years with Potomac’s girls varsity team, Marty has compiled a record of 36-11, with a 15-2 mark for the 2017 season, in which the team won the ISL AA championship for the first time in school history. In each of the seasons that Marty has coached, his players have moved on to continue their careers playing either Division I or Division III college tennis. Additionally, Potomac’s girls team has made two VISAA state semi-final appearances. In 2017, Marty was named All Met Coach of the Year by The Washington Post, as well as the VISAA Coach of the Year.