Women's Tennis Tabbed Fifth in USA South East Division Preseason Poll

Women's Tennis Tabbed Fifth in USA South East Division Preseason Poll

Pfeiffer Women's Tennis Tabbed Fifth in USA South East Division Preseason Poll

Misenheimer, N.C. (Jan. 30, 2019) –The Pfeiffer University women's tennis team has been tabbed to finish fifth in the USA South East Division Preseason Coaches Poll the league announced on Wednesday.

The Falcons return two players from last season in junior Maddie Hatley (Albemarle, N.C.) and sophomore Sydney Honeycutt (Denton, N.C.)

Hatley finished last season with a 4-2 singles record, going 3-2 at No. 5 singles and 1-0 at No. 6.  She also posted a 5-5 mark in double play, primarily at No. 3.

Honeycutt posted an 8-5 mark last season playing. She went 4-4 at No. 6 singles, 2-0 at No. 4 and 1-0 at both No. 3 and No. 5 singles.  In doubles competition, Honeycutt was 5-4 playing mostly at No. 3.

The Pfeiffer women's tennis team will begin their spring season on Saturday, Feb 9 with a match at Mars Hill at 1:00 p.m.  The first home match of the spring season will be on Feb. 20 at 3:00 p.m. against Shaw.

2019 USA South Women's Tennis East Division Preseason Coaches Poll

Rank

Team (1st Place Votes)

Points

1.

N.C. Wesleyan (7)

63

2.

Methodist (2)

55

3.

Averett

47

4.

Meredith

44

5.

Pfeiffer

35

6

Salem

31

7

Greensboro

22

8

William Peace

16

9

Mary Baldwin

11