• print
  • email
  • font +
  • font -
  • rss
Chisako Sugiyama
Chisako Sugiyama

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Parsippany, NJ

High School:
The Montclair Kimberly Academy

Height:
5-6


At Michigan ... Four-year varsity letterwinner (2006-09) ... two-time NCAA Singles Championship qualifier (2008-09) ... three-time All-Big Ten selection (2007-09) ... six-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week (1/31/07, 3/13/07, 2/20/08, 3/19/08, 4/23/08, 2/3/09) ... finished career with records of 104-45 in singles (67-23 dual match) and 98-45 in doubles (62-31 dual match) ... finished career as Michigan's all-time singles wins leader (104) ... finished career ranked fourth on U-M's all-time singles winning percentage list (.698).

Senior (2008-09) ... Earned fourth varsity letter ... NCAA Singles Championship qualifier (alternate) ... All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Feb. 3) ... Singles... 20-17 overall record ... 9-7 regional record ... 14-10 dual-match record (7-9 at No. 1; 7-1 at No. 2) ... 8-2 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 69 nationally and No. 7 regionally in final ITA rankings (May 29) ... 6-7 record in tournament play ... went 0-1 at NCAA Singles Championship (May 20-25), dropping a 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 decision to Louisiana State's No. 13-ranked Megan Falcon ... went 2-1 at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 17-19) ... went 3-2 at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 7-9) ... went 1-1 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 23-28) ... went 0-2 in qualifying at Riviera/ITA All-American Championships (Sept. 30-Oct. 5) ... Doubles... 24-11 overall record ... 12-6 regional record ... 17-7 dual-match record at No. 1 (16-7 with Tania Mahtani, 1-0 with Whitney Taney) ... 9-1 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 39 nationally and No. 4 regionally in final ITA rankings with Mahtani (May 29) ... 7-4 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 with Mahtani at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 17-19) ... went 3-0 with Mahtani at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 7-9) ... went 2-1 with Denise Muresan in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 23-28) ... went 1-1 with Mahtani in qualifying at Riviera/ITA All-American Championships (Sept. 30-Oct. 5).

Junior (2007-08) ... Earned third varsity letter ... NCAA Singles Championship qualifier (at-large) ... All-Big Ten ... three-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Feb. 20, March 19, April 23) ... Singles... led team in overall wins (27) ... tied for the team lead in dual-match (18) and regional (18) wins ... her 27 wins tied her for sixth place on Michigan's all-time single-season wins list ... 27-12 overall record ... 18-3 regional record ... 18-5 dual-match record (18-4 at No. 1; 0-1 at No. 2) ... team-best 10-0 record during Big Ten regular season (No. 1 flight winner) ... listed No. 50 nationally and No. 5 regionally in final ITA rankings (May 27) ... 9-7 record in tournament play ... went 1-1 at NCAA Singles Championship (May 21-26), defeating Georgia Tech's No. 38-ranked Maya Johansson (6-3, 6-4) before falling to Northwestern's No. 5-ranked Maria Mosolova (6-3, 6-2) ... went 2-1 at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 11-13) ... went 2-2 at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 2-4) ... went 1-1 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-23) ... went 1-1 in qualifying at Riviera/ITA All-American Championships (Oct. 2-7) ... went 2-1 at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 28-30) ... Doubles... led team in overall wins (28) ... 28-10 overall record ... 18-4 regional record ... 18-7 dual-match record with Tania Mahtani at No. 1 ... 10-0 record during Big Ten regular season (No. 1 flight winner) ... listed No. 38 nationally and No. 3 regionally in final ITA rankings with Mahtani (May 27) ... 10-3 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 with Mahtani at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 11-13) ... went 3-0 with Mahtani at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 2-4) ... went 3-1 with Whitney Taney in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-23) ... went 3-0 with Taney at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 28-30).

Sophomore (2006-07) ... Earned second varsity letter ... All-Big Ten ... two-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Jan. 31, March 13) ... Singles... led team in overall (30) and regional (18) wins ... her 30 wins put her in third place on Michigan's all-time single-season wins list ... 30-6 overall record ... 18-1 regional record ... 18-3 dual-match record (6-0 at No. 1; 12-3 at No. 2) ... team-best 10-0 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 98 nationally and No. 9 regionally in final ITA rankings (June 1) ... 12-3 record in tournament play ... went 3-0 and claimed singles title at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 12-14) ... went 1-1 at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 3-5) ... went 4-1 and reached semifinals in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 19-24) ... went 4-1 and claimed singles title at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1) ... Doubles... 22-14 overall record ... 14-7 regional record ... 14-9 dual-match record (2-2 with Kara Delicata at No. 1; 12-3 with Jenny Kuehn at No. 1; 0-2 with Lindsey Howard at No. 2; 0-2 with Allie Shafner at No. 2) ... 7-3 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 6 in final ITA regional rankings with Kuehn (June 1) ... 8-5 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 with Delicata and Shafner at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 12-14) ... went 1-1 with Kuehn at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 3-5) ... went 4-1 and reached semifinals with Kuehn in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 19-24) ... went 2-1 with Tanvi Dudhela and Tania Mahtani at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1).

Freshman (2005-06) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Singles... led team in overall (27) and regional (17) wins ... her 27 wins tied her for sixth place on Michigan's all-time single-season wins list ... became 15th freshman in U-M history to gain 20 wins in a season ... 27-10 overall record ... 17-3 regional record ... 17-5 dual-match record (0-2 at No. 3; 2-1 at No. 4; 15-2 at No. 5) ... team-best 9-1 record during Big Ten regular season ... defeated DePaul's Bojana Murisic (6-1, 6-2) for first career dual-match win (Jan. 21) ... 10-5 record in tournament play ... went 3-1 at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 13-15) ... went 2-3 at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 3-6) ... went 1-1 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 20-25) ... went 4-0 and earned "Blue" flight championship at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 2), defeating Marquette's Erin Watkins (6-1, 6-1) for first collegiate win ... Doubles... led team in overall wins (24) ... 24-10 overall record ... 17-6 regional record ... 13-8 dual-match record (0-1 with Elizabeth Exon at No. 2; 11-5 with Allie Shafner at Nos. 2 and 3; 2-2 with Debra Streifler at No. 2) ... 6-2 record during Big Ten regular season ... teamed with Streifler to earn an 8-1 decision over DePaul's Ganeva/Mihaldinec for first career dual-match win (Jan. 21) ... 11-2 record in tournament play ... went 1-1 with Streifler and Exon at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 13-15) ... went 3-0 with Streifler at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 3-6) ... went 2-1 with Nina Yaftali in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 20-25) ... went 5-0 with Lindsey Goldstein, Shafner and Monica Sly at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 2), including an 8-6 decision over Bowling Green's K. Jakupcin/Romer with Goldstein for first collegiate win.

Prep ... Attended The Montclair Kimberley Academy (2005) ... honor roll student ... four-year letterwinner at No. 1 singles ... three-time all-state selection ... four-time all-county and all-conference team member ... NJISAA singles champion during junior season ... two-time county and conference champion ... team champions (N.J.) during senior year and runner-up during junior season ... two-time Player of the Year selection ... went undefeated in final two seasons ... voted team captain as a senior ... ranked as high as No. 22 among high school seniors by tennisrecruiting.net.

National/International ... Ranked as high as No. 33 nationally in Girls' 18-and-under singles ... ranked as high as No. 1 in Eastern Tennis Association (ETA) Girls' 16s and 18s ... won three straight ETA sectional tournaments in Girls 18s ... won sportsmanship award at Girls' 16s Zonals ... placed in top five at ETA Federation Cup.

Personal ... Chisako Sugiyama was born July 20, 1987 ... daughter of Yuichi and Keiko Sugiyama ... graduated from the School of Kinesiology with a bachelor's degree in movement science (2009).

Career Statistics

SinglesOverallDualTourn.Big Ten* #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2005-0627-1017-510-59-1----0-22-115-2--
2006-0730-618-312-310-06-012-3--------
2007-0827-1218-59-710-018-40-1--------
2008-0920-1714-106-78-27-97-1--------
Career104-4567-2337-2237-331-1319-50-22-115-2--

DoublesOverall Dual Tourn.Big Ten* #1 #2 #3
2005-0624-1013-811-26-2--9-64-2
2006-0722-1414-98-57-314-50-4--
2007-0828-1018-710-310-018-7----
2008-0924-1117-77-49-117-7----
Career98-4562-3136-1432-649-199-104-2

* Big Ten Conference dual-match record (regular season)

   

    Credit Card
    Photo Store