GC Women’s Tennis Selected Seventh in USA South Preseason Poll

Posted by Press Release on January 25, 2013 at 2:20 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The Greensboro College women’s tennis team earned the seventh spot in the USA South preseason coaches poll. The Pride will enter the year with first year head coach Andy Smith at the helm of the program.

Greensboro went 6-10 overall a year ago but recorded a 5-4 mark in conference play. The Pride bring back two top returners from last years squad in Meredith Kelly and Elizabeth Adair.

Kelly brings a team leading seven singles wins and eight doubles wins back to the court, while Adair competed in seven singles matches and three doubles matches last year for Greensboro.

The Pride will open the spring season on February 23 at Lynchburg.

USA South Release

2013 USA South Women’s Tennis Coaches Poll

   Rank   Institution (1st Place Votes)   Pts.
   1.     Methodist (8)                   118
   2.     Meredith (3)                    113
   3.     Christopher Newport (1)          97
   4.     N.C. Wesleyan                    93
   5.     Piedmont                         69
   6.     Maryville                        65
   7.     Greensboro                       59
   8.     LaGrange                         41
   9.     Ferrum                           39
  10.     Mary Baldwin                     38
  11.     Averett                          31
  12.     William Peace                    29

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