ROME, Ga.--The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2018-2019 Academic All-Conference Team. This season found 1,441 student-athletes earning Academic All-Conference honors, including 32 from Decatur.
DECATUR, Ga.—The setting sun peeking through the Leticia Pate Evans Dining Hall windows was a perfect, symbolic backdrop to the 2019 Agnes Scott Athletics Awards Banquet on Thursday evening. The Agnes Scott Athletics Department celebrated the accomplishments and victories of both teams and individuals during the ceremony, as the 2018-19 academic year comes to a close.
DECATUR, Ga.—Damira Augustin (Dacula, Ga.) got back in the swing of things with a 6-0, 6-1 win at first singles, representing Agnes Scott’s lone point in an 8-1 loss to Maryville at Byers Tennis Courts on Saturday evening. Augustin stopped a two-match losing streak with a dominant performance in a win over Kayla Zimmerman.
BREVARD, N.C.—Brevard saw its match win streak go to four in a row with an 8-0 victory over Agnes Scott on Saturday afternoon. The Tornados won convincingly at all spots in the lineup to send the Scotties to their ninth consecutive defeat.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.—Agnes Scott Women’s Tennis saw marked improvement with two wins atop the singles lineup but ultimately suffered a 5-2 defeat at the hands of Earlham College on Wednesday afternoon. The Scotties dip to 0-3 to start the season.
ROME, Ga.—Agnes Scott College was voted sixth in the USA South West Division by the league’s coaches last week. The spot is the Scotties lowest on the preseason poll since their debut season in the conference.
LAGRANGE, Ga.—Agnes Scott Tennis saw its 2018 campaign come to an end on Friday after they ran into its stiffest test yet in a 9-0 loss to Methodist. The Monarchs, the top seed in the USA South East Division, kept their hope for a fourth consecutive bid at a conference title alive with the big win.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—Senior Camille Wilson (Cincinnati, Ohio) and sophomore Lizzy Engsberg (Atlanta, Ga.) were both named to the USA South West Division Second Team on Thursday as announced by the USA South Conference.
DECATUR, Ga.—A trip home after a long, successful weekend did not deter Agnes Scott Tennis from rolling to its third consecutive USA South Conference victory. The Scotties celebrated Senior Day in style with a 9-0 sweep of visiting Wesleyan to keep its postseason play hopes alive and well. Agnes Scott blanked its opponent for the third straight match dating back to Friday.
MARYVILLE, Tenn.—Agnes Scott Tennis shutout its opponent for the second day in a row as the Scotties capped off a successful trip up North with a 9-0 win at Maryville. The Scotties kept pace in the USA South West Division playoff race with the triumph.
BEREA, Ky.—Agnes Scott Tennis completed a clean sweep of host Berea on Friday evening at the Wilson Evans Tennis Center after a delayed start due to weather. The Scotties downed the Mountaineers 5-0 after the two sides agreed to play to decision due to travel ahead for Agnes Scott.
DECATUR, Ga.—Senior Camille Wilson (Cincinnati, Ohio) won in singles’ action for the fifth consecutive match, but Piedmont’s depth proved too much for the Scotties in an 8-1 USA South Conference match.
DECATUR, Ga.—Visiting Covenant was able to spin a handful of 50-50 matches in its favor to take a 6-3 win over Agnes Scott College on Thursday evening at the Byers Tennis Courts. The Scots edged the Scotties 2-1 in doubles and did enough in singles’ action to claim the win.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Tennis claimed victory for the first time in 2018 with a dominant 9-0 effort over visiting Brevard. The Scotties started slow in both singles and doubles but found their footing to register a win without dropping a set.
DECATUR, Ga.—Oglethorpe spoiled the home 2018 home opener for Agnes Scott Women’s Tennis on Friday afternoon at the Byers Tennis Courts. The Stormy Petrels swept the lineup 9-0 becoming only the second team to do that to the Scotties this spring.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Agnes Scott Tennis started off its spring break trip to Florida with three tight losses on Sunday and Monday. Two matches came down to the final court in losses to Roger Williams (R.I.) and St. Norbert (Wis.) with a hard-fought 8-1 defeat at the hands of RPI (N.Y.) sandwiched in between.
The Scotties (0-6) close out their trip on Tuesday with a match against SUNY-Geneseo at 3 p.m.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Agnes Scott Tennis’ tough schedule to start the 2018 season continued on Thursday as the Scotties fell to USA South foe Huntingdon 8-1 at the George S. Gibbs Tennis Center. Senior Anastasia Bennett (Marietta, Ga.) picked up the lone win of the day for the Scotties.
DEMOREST, Ga.—Agnes Scott Tennis suffered a 9-0 loss at the hands of Piedmont in a non-conference match on Tuesday afternoon. The Lions rolled through the doubles lineup and secured all six singles flights in straight sets to down the Scotties.
VALLEY, Ala.—Agnes Scott College Tennis dropped its regular season opener to Point University by a score of 8-1 on Thursday afternoon. The NAIA opponent swept the doubles lineup and never looked back en route to the win.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.—The USA South announced its preseason polls for women’s tennis on Thursday morning with Agnes Scott being placed fifth in the West Division. The Scotties were projected to finish outside of the playoff qualifiers in the conference despite a third-place finish in the West Division last spring.
DECATUR, Ga.--Keva Godfrey has been selected to usher in a new era for the women's tennis program at Agnes Scott College as announced by the department and Athletic Director Beth Vansant on Thursday. Godfrey comes to Agnes Scott after serving as the head coach for the women's tennis program at Clark Atlanta University for the last three years. She began her duties in mid-October.