The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Tennis Team was selected by the South Atlantic Conference Head Coaches to finish 12th this season as the league announced the preseason poll today.




Wingate, winners of three straight conference tournament titles, was picked to repeat in 2014 after a perfect run through the league last season. The Bulldogs garnered eight first-place votes for a total of 114 points.


Lenoir-Rhyne is currently 2-1 on the year and returns to action on Friday, February 7, against Mount Olive at Hickory High School beginning at 1:30 p.m.


2014 South Atlantic Conference

Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll

1. Wingate 116 (8)

2. Tusculum 107 (4)

3. Anderson 98

4. Newberry 81

5. Queens 79

6. Lincoln Memorial 78

7. Catawba 69

8. Carson-Newman 46

9. Mars Hill 41

10. Coker 29

11. Brevard 28

12. Lenoir-Rhyne 20


2014 All-South Atlantic Conference

Preseason Women's Tennis Teams




Ali Evers, Wingate

Susana Aguirre, Newberry

Becca Thomas, Wingate

Liz Renteria, Catawba

Stefy Stand, Carson-Newman

Avery Owens, Anderson



Susana Aguirre/Romina Adum, Newberry

Ali Evers/Becca Thomas, Wingate

Avery Owens/Karen Ching, Anderson




Morgan Winston, Wingate

Tatiana Dualiby, Mars Hill

Michelle Prata, Brevard

Sloan Kessler, Catawba

Christina Rustscheff, Queens

Romina Adum, Newberry



Sloan Kessler/Liz Renteria, Catawba

Amanda Sumner/Emily Waters, Tusculum

Tatiana Dualiby/Anna Rickenbaker, Mars Hill



South Atlantic Conference Releases 2014 Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll


The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Tennis Team was picked 12th in the 2014 South Atlantic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, league officials announced today.


Wingate, with five first-place votes and 107 total points, was voted to win the league regular season championship.


Lenoir-Rhyne, 1-2 on the year so far, next hosts Mount Olive on Friday, February 7, at 1:30 p.m., at Hickory High School. The 2014 Food Lion SAC Men's Tennis Tournament is scheduled to take place on April 16-18 in Rock Hill, S.C., at the Rock Hill Tennis Center.


2014 South Atlantic Conference

Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll


1. Wingate 107 (5)

2. Tusculum 99 (3)

3. Lincoln Memorial 93 (2)

4. Anderson 91

5. Coker 90 (2)

6. Newberry 71

7. Queens 70

8. Catawba 54

9. Mars Hill 42

10. Carson-Newman 35

11. Brevard 22

12. Lenoir-Rhyne 18


2014 All-South Atlantic Conference

Preseason Men's Tennis Teams




Lukas Winkelmann, Tusculum

Jonas Winkelmann, Tusculum

Nicolas Planchard, Tusculum

Vinicius Botelho, Newberry

Marcelo Alvim, Lincoln Memorial

Juan Sebastian Perez, Carson-Newman



Vinicius Botelho/Michael Saunders, Newberry

Lukas Winkelmann/Nicolas Planchard, Tusculum

Will Sparks/Marcelo Alvim, Lincoln Memorial




Euquerio Guerrero, Mars Hill

Andre Staab, Coker

Andre Bafume, Queens

Sebastian Hall, Wingate

Fernando Espana, Newberry

Guilherme Rocha, Lincoln Memorial



William Marrafao/Martin Moncayo, Coker

John Taylor/Jonas Winkelmann, Tusculum

Juan Carracedo/Mateo Rivas, Anderson