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.
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