Varsity Tennis - Girls
2021 Varsity Tennis Team
2021 Season Highlights: Record: 8-2 in the regular season; 4-1 in the district
This was the girls’ team’s most competitive season since 2018. Finished 2nd in the district as a team and qualified for Region. Lost to King’s Academy 3-4 in the first round of the East Region Team Tournament. We had four top-four individual finishes in the District 2 Individual Tournament: Kira Engelhardt (3rd place in singles), Tania Gonzalez-Horstmann '21 (4th place in singles), Jenna Black '21 and Emma Greer '22 (1st place in doubles, District Champions). These four players were named to the All-District Team and qualified for Region. Jenna Black and Emma Greer finished 3rd place in the East Region Individual Tournament and qualified for the State Tournament in Murfreesboro.
Jenna Black and Emma Greer were named to the Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps in June 2021.
Since 2008, the SAS girls' tennis team has made 14 State Championship appearances.
Coach Black is the Head of the Upper School. As SAS head coach, her teams have had six state appearances including one state championship and one state runner up finish. She was named the 2008 Tennessee Girls’ Tennis Coach of the Year. A University of the South graduate, she was named to the All-SCAC tennis team for three years, helped her team take 4th place in the 1990 NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, and was recognized as Sewanee’s Outstanding Female Athlete.
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