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By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 06/07/2013
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Caroline Joyce, Sivan Krems, Dorothy Tang and Alanna Wolff will join the Princeton women's tennis program in the fall.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

The Princeton women's tennis team will welcome four freshmen from the Class of 2017 when the new season begins in the fall.

The class has been ranked No. 7 in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net, one of four Ivy League programs in the top 25 with two more of the Ivy eight also receiving votes.

Princeton graduated one senior in the Class of 2013, Monica Chow, uniting the four incoming freshmen with six returners in a program that has enjoyed nine straight winning season and 10 straight winning campaigns in Ivy League play.

Caroline Joyce, from Newton, Mass., trained at the Manchester Athletic Club Tennis Academy in Manchester, Mass. As of June 5, she is ranked No. 62 in the nation, No. 4 in New England and No. 2 in Massachusetts among the Class of 2017 by TennisRecruiting.net. That Web site rates her as a five-star recruit.

Princeton head coach Laura Granville on Caroline Joyce: "Caroline brings size and height to our team, and will have an immediate impact on our doubles lineup."

Sivan Krems, from Thousand Oaks, Calif., is an alumna of Westlake High School in Thousand Oaks. She is a five-star recruit, as rated by TennisRecruiting.net, and is ranked as the No. 48 player in the nation in the Class of 2017 as well as the No. 18 player in the Southwest and in California according to TennisRecruiting.net as of June 5. She was named as the Ventura County Star's Player of the Year for girls' tennis.

Laura Granville on Sivan Krems: "Sivan is a great competitor with a very good game.  She will add a lot to our team next year."

Dorothy Tang, from Arcadia, Calif., is an alumna of San Marino High School in San Marino, Calif. She is ranked as the No. 28 player in the nation in the Class of 2017 by TennisRecruiting.net as of June 5. The Web site also ranked her No. 11 in the Southwest and No. 11 in California while tapping her as a five-star recruit. She was the 2012 Player of the Year as ranked by the Pasadena Star-News and was a finalist at the 2012 CIF-Southern Section individual tennis championship.

Laura Granville on Dorothy Tang: "Dorothy is a very good singles player, and a skilled doubles player as well.  She will make an immediate contribution to our team." 

Alanna Wolff, from Perth Amboy, N.J., is ranked No. 23 in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net for the Class of 2017 as of June 5 and was rated a blue chip, five-star recruit by the Web site. She was also ranked No. 8 in the Southeast and No. 5 in Florida, where she trained at the Evert Tennis Academy in Florida while home-schooling. Wolff's choice of Princeton was profiled by TennisRecruiting.net here.

Laura Granville on Alanna Wolff: "Alanna has a strong game with solid fundamentals. She has the chance to excel not only in the Ivy League, but also on the national level."

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