Nancy Louise Falkenberg Muller
Nancy grew up around tennis: her father Herbert Richard Falkenberg was a nationally ranked player . While at Mary Baldwin, Nancy refined her tennis skills. She won the Jaycees National Sportsmanship Award twice. On the court she won the MAC Championships in 1963. In 1965 she began to play with Cindy Goeltz Willkomm and together they won the MALTA championships in 1963, 1965 and 1966. In 1966, Nancy was runner-up in the Eastern Collegiate Tennis Championship. Nancy won the Department’s Blazer Award in 1968 as the Outstanding Sportswoman. Nancy played under Dr. Mary Jane Donnalley, and fondly recalls Dr. Donnalley going the extra mile to take the ladies to Stanford and Greensboro to defend their titles.
Nancy continued to play tennis after graduating from Mary Baldwin College. As recently as 1992, Nancy was ranked in Florida in the 40’s singles, 45 singles and 45 doubles categories. She is a retired member of the USPTA and a lifetime member of the USTA. Nancy is active at the local YMCA and has been a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for 45 years. This year she will attend her fourth Continental Congress for DAR in Washington DC. Nancy is married to James C. Muller and they live in Orlando, Florida.