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Emory & Henry Women’s Tennis Picked Ninth In ODAC Preseason Poll

Katie Meade ready to serve the ball.
-photo courtesy of Kylie Lang

FOREST, Va. - The Emory & Henry College Women's Tennis Team has been selected ninth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference by the league's 13 head coaches, ODAC officials announced recently.

RELATED – ODAC Preseason Poll

The Wasps boast an experienced squad of five seniors and one junior this year as they welcome two freshmen to the team. E&H went 4-0 during the fall season with a 9-0 win over Johnson University and 7-2 victories over Maryville (Tenn.) College, Bethany (W.Va.) College and Salem (N.C.) College.

Washington and Lee University, the winner of the past 16 ODAC titles and 28 overall, is picked to continue its dominance with 12 first-place votes. Randolph-Macon took the final top nod in second place while the University of Lynchburg is third and Virginia Wesleyan University is fourth.

Emory & Henry will open the spring portion of its season on Saturday when it visits Virginia Wesleyan at noon. The Wasps' first home match will be Saturday, March 23 against Randolph College.


2019 ODAC Women's Tennis
Preseason Poll

1. Washington and Lee  (12) 144 pts.
2. Randolph-Macon  (1) 132 pts.
3. Lynchburg 107 pts.
4. Virginia Wesleyan  101 pts.
5. Roanoke  100 pts.
6. Randolph   97 pts.
7. Bridgewater  95 pts.
8. Sweet Briar  62 pts.
9. Emory & Henry  50 pts.
10. Hollins  45 pts.
11. Shenandoah  37 pts.
12. Ferrum  36 pts.
13. Guilford  17 pts.