Ella Brissett
Ella Brissett
  • Year:
    Fy.
  • Hometown:
    Houston, TX
  • High School:
    Kinkaid School
  • Major:
    Biochemistry
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna

Bio

At CMS
Career Record:
31-4 (24-3 singles, 7-1 doubles)

2021-22 (First-Year)
All-SCIAC second team honors ... Earned SCIAC Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week honors
... Had a 24-3 record in singles and 7-1 record in doubles for an Athenas squad that captured the second national title in program history with a 5-1 win over Chicago on May 25 ... Picked up the clincher at No. 4 singles, with a 6-4, 6-3 win to close out the championship over Chicago ... Had a 6-0, 6-0 win in the NCAA Semifinals over Venia Yeung of Wesleyan, who was the national singles runner-up in 2019 ... Earned a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 4 to put the Athenas ahead 4-0 over Redlands in the SCIAC Semifinals... Twice picked up singles wins over the No. 2 ranked team in the country at the time (Emory, Pomona-Pitzer). 

At CMS
Entering her first season as a member of the CMS women's tennis team. 

Prior to CMS
Attended The Kinkaid School in Houston, Texas, where she was a member of the tennis team ... Earned All-SPC honors all four years ... Helped Kincaid to two state championships as a sophomore and senior ... Academic accolades included a National Spanish Exam Bronze Award and a NASA High School Aerospace Scholar honor ... Extracurricular activities included serving as an Upper School to Middle School Peer Mentor, a Senior to Freshman Peer Mentor, a Girl Scouts Gold, Silver and Bronze Award recipient, and volunteering with the Jack and Jill of America Organization, the Kinkaid Youth Against Cancer Club, and as a Spanish Translation Assistant at Casa el Buen Samaritano Medical Clinic.

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in biochemistry on the pre-med track. 

Ella Brissett posed shot

News Mentions

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Crystal Juan Earns ITA Most Improved Senior Award for CMS Women's Tennis

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis senior Crystal Juan earned the national Most Improved Senior Award from the Intercollegi...

June 15, 2022

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National Championship Season Concludes, as Athena Duo Falls in Doubles Quarterfinals

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Williams doubles team of Erica Ekstrand and Yuu Ishikawa had a big comeback in a first-set tiebreaker and carried the momentum...

May 28, 2022

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Three Years in The Making: The Long Road to Redemption for CMS Women's Tennis

ORLANDO, Fla. - Winning a national championship is always special, and comparing how special each one is can be a fool’s errand. Yet if you...

May 27, 2022

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Mission Complete! CMS Women's Tennis Completes Dominant Run to Second National Title with 5-1 win Over Chicago

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team led 2-1 after doubles, won the first set on all six singles courts, and went on to...

May 25, 2022

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National Championship Bound! CMS Women's Tennis Rolls Past Wesleyan in Semis to Reach Third Straight Final

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team advanced to the national championship match for the third straight time with a...

May 24, 2022

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On to the Semis! CMS Women's Tennis Takes Down MIT 5-2 in NCAA Quarterfinal Round

Orlando, Fla. - Senior Sarah Bahsoun won in both singles and doubles, and senior Sydney Lee picked up the clincher at No. 2 singles, as the...

May 23, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Advances to Regional Finals with Quick 5-0 Win over Oneonta

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team dropped only two games in three doubles matches, and only five games in singles,...

May 13, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Takes SCIAC Title with Dramatic 5-4 Win over Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Crystal Juan picked up the decisive win to break a 4-4 tie with a three-set win at No. 1 singles to lead the Claremont-...

May 7, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Shuts out Redlands, Advances Through to Saturday's SCIAC Finals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team swept all three doubles matches, and earned quick wins from Ella Brissett and...

May 6, 2022

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Six Athenas Named to All-SCIAC Women's Tennis Teams, Juan Wins Character Award

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team were chosen to the All-SCIAC teams, while Crystal Juan added the...

May 5, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Shuts Out Redlands, Occidental on Final Day of Regular Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team traveled to Redlands in the morning and picked up a 9-0 win, and...

April 30, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Falls to Second-Ranked Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team tried to claw its way out of a 3-0 hole after doubles, but...

April 17, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Shuts Out Chapman, Stays Perfect in SCIAC

ORANGE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team went on the road and captured a 9-0 win over Chapman on Saturday, improving to 4-0...

April 10, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Earns Two Home Shutout Wins Over San Diego Christian, Whittier

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team picked up a pair of shutout wins on Friday at the...

April 8, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Shuts Out Cal Lutheran for Tenth Straight Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team picked up its tenth win in a row by cruising to a 9-0 win over Cal...

April 2, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Knocks Off Caltech 9-0 in SCIAC Opener

PASADENA, Calif. - Crystal Juan, Sydney Lee and Gabby Lee each won in both singles and doubles as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team...

April 1, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Picks Up Eighth Straight Win, Knocks Off Williams 6-3

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team picked up its eighth win in a row, six of which have come against...

March 26, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Wins Tight Battle over Middlebury, Stretches Win Streak to Seven

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The third-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis had a tight battle with No. 8 Middlebury in a match that lasted almost...

March 25, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Adds Two More Wins, Defeats No. 8 Sewanee, No. 16 Bowdoin

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The fourth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s tennis team knocked off a pair of top-20 teams in one day,...

March 17, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Uses Comebacks to Defeat Division I Bowling Green

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Gabby Lee and Devon Wolfe won the final four games to come from behind and earn the singles point, and Alisha Chulani and...

March 12, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Picks Up Dominant 7-2 Win Over No. 2 Emory

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The fourth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's team faced No. 2 Emory for the second time in six days, and turned the tables...

March 11, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Falls in Third-Place Match to Close ITA Indoor Nationals

Danville, Ky. - Nikolina Batoshvili and Alisha Chulani took an 8-2 win at No. 3 doubles, but the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team...

March 6, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Opens ITA Indoors with 9-0 Win over Carnegie Mellon

DANVILLE, Ky. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team opened play at the ITA Indoor Nationals with a dominant effort, taking a 9-0 win...

March 4, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Dominates Singles to Earn Wins over Trinity and Mary Washington

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team followed a similar script in both of its home matches on Sunday, battling to a...

February 27, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Wins First Duals of 2021-22 Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team defeated Point Loma 6-1 and Hope International 7-0 on Friday at the Biszantz...

February 19, 2022

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CMS Women's Tennis Advances Five Into ITA West Singles Quarterfinals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team will have five quarterfinalists at the ITA West Regional quarterfinals on...

October 2, 2021

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CMS Women's Tennis Dominates Singles on Second Day of Fall Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team played the second day of its annual Fall Invitational, competing against CSU...

September 19, 2021

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CMS Women's Tennis Splits in Doubles on Final Day of Fall Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team played the final day of its three-day Fall Invitational on Sunday, which...

September 19, 2021

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CMS Women's Tennis Has 2021-22 Debut at Fall Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team competed for the first time since March of 2020 when it played the first day of...

September 17, 2021