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Women's Tennis Voted Fourth in Preseason Poll
The Lady Flames received 52 points, including one first-place vote, in being picked fourth. Liberty returns team captain and all-conference doubles performer Martyna Hanusz (Sr., Stola Wala, Poland) along with junior Ekaternia Kuznetsova (Kraznogorsk, Russia). They will be joined by a freshman class which was listed in The Tennis Recruiting Network's Top 25 Mid-Major recruiting classes this past summer.
Winthrop was chosen to capture the Big South Conference's women's crown in April, garnering nine first-place votes and 93 of a possible 98 total points. The Lady Eagles have won the Big South title 10 times.
The Lady Flames kick off their 2007 schedule by traveling to Morgantown, W.Va., for a match with West Virginia on Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. The season is scheduled to conclude at the Big South Conference Women's Tennis Championship, April 17-19 on the campus of Winthrop in Rock Hill, S.C.
2008 Big South Conference Preseason Women's Tennis Poll (combined votes)
|Rnk||Team (first-place votes||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||Points|
|2||Coastal Carolina (4)||28||36||10||4||-||-||-||78|