Four Generals Earn Tennis All-America Honors
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its small college All-America teams on Friday morning and Washington and Lee had four players honored.
Sophomore Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) received Division III All-America honors for men's singles, while juniors Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln), Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) and Ellen Yeatman (Little Rock, Ark./Little Rock Central) were all honored on the women's side. Lukas and Sadler received Division III All-America laurels in doubles, while Yeatman was an All-America honoree in singles.
White garnered All-America honors in singles for the second-straight season after receiving First Team All-ODAC honors in both singles and doubles. He completed his sophomore campaign with a 19-5 singles record and a 20-4 doubles mark and ranked sixth regionally and 22nd nationally in singles.
The Generals finished the season with a 15-4 overall record and a 9-0 conference mark. W&L won the ODAC crown and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Lukas and Sadler both posted All-America honors for the first time in their career after each received First Team All-ODAC recognition in both singles and doubles. Together they notched a 16-12 doubles record and ranked fourth in the region and 13th nationally. Individually, Lukas went 10-9 in singles play and 17-14 in doubles action, while Sadler was 14-7 in singles and 18-12 in doubles.
Yeatman was named an All-American for the second time after logging All-America honors in doubles a year ago. She finished the 2011 campaign with a 7-11 singles record and a 15-5 doubles mark. Yeatman finished second in the region and 10th in Division III in the final singles rankings.
The Washington and Lee women completed the 2011 season with a 20-7 overall record and a 10-0 conference mark. The Generals won the ODAC Championship and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.
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