Hartsville, SC- Coker College Athletics are proud to announce nine tennis players have been named to the 2007 ITA Academic All-American Team. Representing the Mens team are Duncan Grew, Tim Morton, Esteban Teran, and Tyson Thompson. On the womens side Lindsay Crighton, Andrea Santos, Ashley Schaum, Jill Smith, and Cassidy Spencer received honors.
The Pfeiffer womens tennis team earned the ITA All-Academic Team Award for the seventh time in eight years, as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its yearly academic awards. The ITA All-Academic Team award is given to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale).
DUE WEST, SC- On Monday August 6, the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) named Erskines head Womens Tennis coach Calhoun Parr the 2007 South Carolina Tennis Coach of the Year. As a seven year veteran at Erskine Parr has seen great success. He has an overall record of 122-47 and a Carolinas Virginia Athletic Conference (CVAC) record of 63-21. He has been named conference Coach of the year twice and the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year once. In the past three years the Lady Fleet have posted a perfect conference record (38-0) resulting in three regular season and conference tournament titles.
Thomasville, N.C.> Queens University of Charlotte (2-6 overall, 1-1 CVAC) Lindsay King has been selected as the NCAA Division II Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference (CVAC) women's tennis Player of the Week during week number two in the 2007 season.
Thomasville, N.C.> Anderson Universitys Jessica McDonald (3-2 overall, 3-0 CVAC) has been selected as the NCAA Division II Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference (CVAC) women's tennis Player of the Week during week number one in the 2007 season.
GAFFNEY, S.C.- The Limestone College womens tennis team recently completed its best season to date on the court, but what doesnt make headlines very often is the success an athletic team has in the classroom. The Lady Saints may have been ranked No. 35 in the NCAA Division II poll and finished second Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference play, but they also set marks in the classroom that will pay off after their college tennis careers.