2016-17 Centre Women's Tennis News

  • Rao, Williams Represented in Final ITA Rankings
    June 06, 2017
    TEMPE, Ariz. (CentreColonels.com) – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently released its final 2016-17 rankings, with Centre sophomore Neha Rao (London, Ky. / South Laurel) and junior Aliza Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio / Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy) each representing the Colonels in the singles and doubles rankings.
  • Three Colonels Earn All-SAA Honors; Martin Named Coach of the Year
    May 04, 2017
    ATLANTA (CentreColonels.com) - The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) today announced its 2017 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) All-Conference Teams and major awards, with three Centre players garnering All-SAA honors as well as Currie Martin and Craig Kirchgessner garnering Coaching Staff of the Year honors.
  • Colonels Bested by No. 17 Sewanee 5-2 in SAA Title Match
    April 23, 2017
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (CentreColonels.com) – Playing in its first ever conference tournament championship match, the Centre women’s tennis team battled, but the 17th-ranked Sewanee Tigers proved to be too much as the top-seeded squad claimed its fifth consecutive Southern Athletic Association (SAA) crown.
  • Colonels Advance to First Ever Conference Title Match with 5-0 Win over Oglethorpe
    April 22, 2017
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team earned a trip to its first ever conference tournament match with a 5-0 triumph over third-seeded Oglethorpe in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Burns Park.
  • @Centre_Tennis Women Move into SAA Semis with 5-0 Win over Hendrix
    April 21, 2017
    CONWAY, Ark. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team blanked Hendrix by a score of 5-0 on Friday afternoon in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament, advancing to Saturday's semifinals against No. 3 Oglethorpe.
  • Colonels Close Regular Season with Ninth Straight Win
    April 15, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team capped the 2016-17 regular season with an 8-1 victory over visiting Hendrix for the Colonels’ ninth consecutive triumph. The Colonels finish the regular season with a 12-6 overall mark with a 6-1 ledger in Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play, good for second place in the conference.
  • @Centre_Tennis Women Blank Rhodes, Push Win Streak to Eight
    April 14, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team extended its winning streak to eight matches with a 6-0 triumph over visiting Rhodes on Friday evening at the Centre Tennis Courts. The Colonels clinched the No. 2 seed for the upcoming Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament with the conference win over the Lynx.
  • Colonels Score 6-3 Comeback Win at BSC
    April 09, 2017
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CentreColonels.com) – Trailing 2-1 after doubles play, the Centre women’s tennis team earned five singles triumphs en route to its seventh straight match with a 6-3 victory on the road at Birmingham Southern on Sunday at the Dielen Tennis Complex.
  • @Centre_Tennis Women Win Sixth Straight with 7-2 Victory at Millsaps
    April 08, 2017
    JACKSON, Miss. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team extended its winning streak to six matches on Saturday, topping Southern Athletic Association (SAA) foe Millsaps on the road by a score of 7-2.
  • Colonels Blank Oglethorpe 6-0 for Fifth Win in a Row
    April 02, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team continued its winning ways on Sunday with a 6-0 triumph over visiting Oglethorpe in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) matchup.
  • Centre Women Win Fourth Straight with 8-1 Victory over Berry
    April 01, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team picked up its fourth consecutive victory with an 8-1 triumph over visiting Berry in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) matchup on Saturday at Danville High School.
  • Rao Takes Home SAA Player of the Week Accolades
    March 22, 2017
    ATLANTA (CentreColonels.com) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced the women's tennis Player of the Week for matches played March 13 - 19 and, following voting by the league head coaches, Centre sophomore Neha Rao (London, Ky.) claimed the distinction after enjoying a perfect week on the courts.
  • @Centre_Tennis Women Sweep Singles Play in 7-2 Victory at Haverford
    March 21, 2017
    HAVERFORD, Pa. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team swept singles action en route to a 7-2 triumph over host Haverford in the Colonels' spring break trip finale on Tuesday evening. Centre finished 3-1 on the tour to even its overall record to 6-6 on the season, while the Fords move to 2-4 on the year.
  • @Centre_Tennis Women Top Randolph-Macon, Fall to No. 24 Christopher Newport
    March 20, 2017
    ASHLAND, Va. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team split a pair of matchups to open its 2017 spring break trip over the weekend, defeating Randolph-Macon by a score of 7-2 after dropping a 7-2 decision at No. 24 Christopher Newport.
  • Williams Takes Home SAA Women’s Tennis Player of the Week Honors
    March 08, 2017
    ATLANTA (CentreColonels.com) – Earlier this week the Southern Athletic Association released its weekly awards for tennis and Centre junior Aliza Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio) was named the SAA Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches held between Feb. 27 and Mar. 5.
  • Williams Continues Strong Season in Match vs. Bellarmine
    March 06, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) - Junior Aliza Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio) improved to 7-1 in singles play on the season with a win against Bellarmine on Sunday afternoon, but the Centre women's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to the visiting Knights.
  • @Centre_Tennis Women Roll Past Covenant, Drop Decision to Campbellsville
    March 04, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team split a pair of non-conference matchups on Saturday afternoon, defeating Covenant 8-1 before falling by a score of 7-2 to Campbellsville.
  • @Centre_Tennis to Host Covenant, Campbellsville in Games of the Week
    March 01, 2017
    DANVILLE, Ky. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre men's and women's tennis team play host to a slew of home matches this weekend, highlighted by a pair of matchups against Campbellsville and Covenant on Saturday, March 4 in this week's Centre Athletics Games of the Week.
  • Colonels Compete at DePauw Invitational
    February 26, 2017
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. (CentreColonels.com) - The Centre women's tennis team played three matches over the weekend at the DePauw Invitational, defeating Wooster by a score of 7-2 and falling a pair of nationally-ranked opponents in No. 25 DePauw 7-2 and No. 40 Oberlin 6-3.
  • After The Whistle with Larry Vaught: Women's Tennis
    February 23, 2017
    Abigail Kent and Aliza Williams discuss the spring season, how they got to Centre and more on After The Whistle
  • Rao 16th in ITA Preseason Regional Singles Rankings
    November 02, 2016
    SKILLMAN, N.J. (CentreColonels.com) – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2016-17 preseason Oracle/ITA Division III Women's Atlantic South Regional Rankings for singles and doubles on Monday, with Centre sophomore Neha Rao (London, Ky.) coming in at 16th in the rankings.
  • Centre Women’s Tennis Posts Strong Showing at ITA Regionals
    September 26, 2016
    ATLANTA, Ga. (CentreColonels.com) – The Centre women’s tennis team participated in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Singles and Doubles Championships presented by Oracle over the weekend at Emory University. The Colonels finished with a 16-8 overall ledger in in singles play on the weekend in addition to a 7-2 overall record in doubles action.