Steve Counihan has served as Suffolk's head coach of both the men's and women's programs on-and-off for the last decade.
Since his time at Suffolk, Counihan has been at the helm of four Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championships; one women's (2007) and three men's (2010-12).
Counihan added Rich Karban to the coaching fold as an assistant coach for the 2019 campaign.
A baker's dozen matches across two months comprise Suffolk's 2019 Women's Tennis calendar.
- SEPT. 5 | Wentworth | Belmont, Mass.
- SEPT. 7 | Colby Sawyer * | Belmont, Mass.
- SEPT. 9 | Roger Williams | Belmont, Mass.
- SEPT. 11 | at Rhode Island College | Providence, R.I.
- SEPT. 12 | Bridgewater State | Belmont, Mass.
- SEPT. 14 | at Albertus Magnus * | New Haven, Conn.
- SEPT. 17 | at UMass Boston | Boston, Mass.
- SEPT. 18 | at Regis * | Weston, Mass.
- SEPT. 21 | at St. Joseph (Conn.) * | New Haven, Conn.
- SEPT. 28 | Simmons * | Belmont, Mass.
- OCT. 5 | at Johnson & Wales * | Riverside, R.I.
- OCT. 10 | at UMass Dartmouth | Dartmouth, Mass.
- OCT. 12 | Eastern Nazarene * | Belmont, Mass.
HOME | * GNAC
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Suffolk has a new home court advantage this season as the Rams' seven home matches will be played at the Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Massachusetts.
- Since 2007, Suffolk sports a 4-8 opening day record.
- Suffolk is back at home for its second straight season opener this season. The Rams are 4-2 when playing its debut on their home courts.
- The Rams look to snap a three-match opening-day skid.
- Suffolk's last victory on day one of the season came in a 5-4 thriller over Bridgewater State to lift the lid on the 2015 campaign.
- The blue-and-gold will battle Wentworth in its first match of the year for the first time in the Rams' record books, which date back through the 2007 campaign.
Suffolk's six-member squad boasts three returners, all of whom hail from the Rams' Class of 2022, and three new additions.
Suffolk's women's tennis has a diverse make-up with six athletes hailing from two states and two countries.
The Rams are equal parts Connecticut and Massachusetts natives, with two from each state. Internationally, student-athletes stretch across Europe hailing from Bosnia and Germany.