Goodhue, Liles, and Schober earn individual NCAA Tournament bids
SEWANEE, Tenn. (May 7, 2014) – On Wednesday Sewanee women's tennis student-athletes Bronte Goodhue and Lindsey Liles, and men's tennis student-athlete Avery Schober earned spots in the upcoming singles and doubles competition of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships.
The individual championships consist of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. The selection of teams and individuals for the championships are based on win-lost record, strength of schedule, and eligibility.
The team championship will take place May 19-21 and the individual championships May 22-24. Both will be played at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center in Claremont, California and will be hosted by Claremont McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps Colleges.
After winning her second straight SAA Player of the Year award, Goodhue finished the regular season with a 19-2 record in singles and a No. 4 ranking among all ITA Atlantic South Regional players. In doubles action, Goodhue played along side Liles and finished with a 19-2 mark. That included wins against No. 2 Emory, No. 20 Washington & Lee, and No. 23 Case Western.
Additionally, Goodhue defeated No. 23 ranked Lia Carlson of Swarthmore in singles.
After earning her second All-SAA First-Team honor last week, Liles compiled a perfect 19-0 singles record. Along with her outstanding No. 8 regional ranking in singles, she ranks fifth in doubles.
Last season, Liles joined her sister Jenny as a 2013 NCAA All-American in doubles. Along with that, both Goodhue and Liles will be making their second straight appearance in the Championships.
Schober, who earned the SAA Player and Newcomer of the Year awards, finished the regular season with a 17-3 record in singles and a 12-4 mark in doubles. Schober has a No. 12 Atlantic South Regional ranking in singles and has won his last 12 matches. That included victories against No. 24 Washington & Lee and No. 8 Middlebury.