ECCC Tennis Players Find Success in ITA Southern Regionals

October 1, 2019

East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis players combined to win 22 matches over a three-day period while competing individually in the ITA Southern Regionals Sept. 26-28 at the Northeast Park Tennis Center in Meridian.

East Central sophomore Chris Lawrance (York, Western Australia) made it to the Singles Finals, while Lawrance and doubles partner sophomore Isaac Santitto (Innisfail, Queensland, Australia) advanced to the Doubles Finals.

ECCC Tennis Hosting 3rd Woods and Whites Doubles Fundraiser Aug. 24

July 29, 2019

The East Central Community College tennis program is hosting its third Woods and Whites Doubles Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Tennis Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

The Woods and Whites event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $25 per player, payable at the event. All proceeds support the ECCC men’s and women’s tennis programs and facilities.

ECCC Tennis Teams, Players Recognized for Academic Success

July 23, 2019

Both the East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams along with five players from each team have been recognized for academic success by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade-point average of 3.20 or above.

The ECCC tennis teams were one of only 10 men’s and 10 women’s community and junior college teams in the nation recognized with the team award.

ECCC Tennis Teams Both Ranked in Final Top 25 Polls

May 28, 2019

Both the East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams are ranked in the final Oracle/ITA National Junior College Athletic Association Top 25 poll of the spring season.

The ECCC men are ranked No. 19 in the nation after competing in the NJCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championship earlier this month, while the ECCC Lady Warriors are ranked No. 24.

ECCC Tennis Teams Finish Seasons in State/Region 23 Tournament

April 14, 2019

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their seasons in the 2019 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State/National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament held April 10-12 in Tupelo.

The East Central men finished in sixth in the nine-team field, while the No. 25 ranked ECCC women finished in fourth place and one spot short of qualifying for the national tournament.

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