|Induction Class of:||2011|
After compiling a remarkable career on the court and in the classroom, Adrienne Brevetti becomes the first women’s tennis player inducted into the Western New England Downes Athletic Hall of Fame.
The Wolcott, Connecticut native was a dominant presence for the Golden Bears during her remarkable three-year career. She compiled a 58-12 record for an impressive 82.9 winning percentage after finishing 24-6 in doubles and 34-6 in singles competition.
Adrienne made an immediate impact earning Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie-of-the-Year honors in 2002 and receiving the team’s Coaches Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence. She was the GNAC number one singles and number one doubles champion the following season and an All-GNAC Tournament Team selection.
Adrienne capped her tremendous career by being voted the GNAC Player-of-the-Year in 2004. She also was twice the team’s Most Valuable Player and served as a captain her final year.
With Adrienne helping to lead the way, the Golden Bears compiled a 35-4 record (22-2 in league matches) during her career highlighted by a perfect 16-0 record and the program’s first GNAC Tournament crown in 2003.
Off the court, Adrienne was an honors student who earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She was the Western New England Female Senior Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year and twice named to the ESPN the Magazine District 1 Academic Team.
Adrienne also was a member of both the Western New England and GNAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committees.