PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph’s women’s tennis coach Ian Crookenden announced today that Claire Minnoe (Auburn, N.Y./Auburn) has signed a National Letter of Intent during the early signing period to play for the Saint Joseph’s beginning in the 2013-14 season.
Claiming the New York Section III singles title five times, Minnoe capped her high school career with a 126-19 record. A five-time Scholar-Athlete, she qualified for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship three times, including a third place finish as a junior, the highest finish ever for a player from Section III. As a senior, Minnoe went 12-0 in qualifying matches and placed fourth at the state tournament. The two-time team captain currently ranks 12th in New York and 193rd nationally among high school recruits according to the Tennis Recruiting Network.