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


Career Record after 2 Seasons:
81-13 (48-7 singles, 33-6 doubles)

2022-23 (Sophomore)
Second-Team All-SCIAC
... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Had a 24-4 record in singles and a 26-5 record in doubles ... Earned the clinching win in a 5-4 victory over Pomona-Pitzer in the NCAA Regional Finals, coming back from 3-1 down (and 40-15) for a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win ... Also had a 6-4, 6-1 win over Pomona-Pitzer in the SCIAC Championship ... Had a 16-match win streak in singles and closed out the year on a 19-match win streak in doubles, including 7-0 in the postseason with Lindsay Eisenman ... Brissett and Eisenman came back from 6-4 down to defeat Pomona-Pitzer 8-6 in the NCAA Regional Finals with CMS down 2-0 to help swing the momentum of the match.   

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).

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.

Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in biology. 

Ella Brissett posed shot

News Mentions

CMS Women's Tennis Controls Singles to Take Win over Brandeis

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis bounced back from a 1-0 deficit after doubles to earn straight-set wins at the top...

February 23, 2024

Top-Ranked CMS Women's Tennis Defeats DI UC San Diego in Season-Opening Dual

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Lindsay Eisenman and Ella Brissett earned the doubles point with a 7-5 win in the tiebreaker at No. 2, and Eisenman went on to...

February 10, 2024

Two-Time Defending National Champion CMS Women's Tennis Picked First in Preseason Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team, winners of back-to-back national championships in 2022 and 2023, is favored to...

January 19, 2024

Eisenman Ranked Second Nationally in Singles at Conclusion of Fall Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Lindsay Eisenman is ranked No. 2 in the nation in Division III singles for the two-time defending national champion CMS...

November 24, 2023

Eisenman Finishes as National Runner-Up in Fall ITA Singles Championship

ROME, Ga. - Lindsay Eisenman went all the way to the national finals of the ITA Cup in singles, stretching her personal winning streak to 27...

October 15, 2023

Eisenman Advances to ITA Singles National Championship Match

ROME, Georgia - Lindsey Eisenman dropped her first set to Sarah Youngberg of Wesleyan, but bounced back to win the next two in the semifinals of...

October 14, 2023

Eisenman Advances to ITA Cup Semifinals with 26th Straight Win

ROME, Ga. - Lindsay Eisenman won her ninth straight match to start the season, and her 26th in a row dating back to last year, defeating Emily...

October 13, 2023

Eisenman Advances to Quarterfinals of ITA Cup in Singles, Chulani/Yoon Move on in Doubles

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Lindsay Eisenman advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Cup singles championship with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Divya...

October 12, 2023

Lindsay Eisenman Wins in Three Sets in All-CMS ITA Regional Singles Final

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Lindsay Eisenman won the final four points of the third-set tiebreaker, painting the line with a winner on match point, to...

October 2, 2023

Eisenman-Brissett Win ITA West Region Doubles Title, Yoon Defeats Top Seed in Singles

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Audrey Yoon defeated top seed and defending national singles champion Angie Zhou of Pomona-Pitzer 7-6, 6-2 to create an...

October 1, 2023

CMS Women's Tennis Has Six of Eight in ITA West Region Singles Quarterfinals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team had six players advance to the ITA West Region Quarterfinals with two wins on...

September 30, 2023

CMS Women's Tennis Co-Hosts ITA Regionals This Weekend

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Bisznatz Family Tennis Center will serve as one of the host sites for the 2023 ITA West Regionals this Friday-Sunday in...

September 28, 2023

CMS Women's Tennis Wraps Up Fall Invitational with Strong Effort Saturday

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team won four out of six singles matches against Division I CSU Northridge, and won...

September 17, 2023

CMS Women's Tennis Nearly Perfect on First Day of 2023-24 Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The two-time defending national champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's tennis team was 10-0 in singles and 6-1 in doubles on...

September 15, 2023