ECCC Tennis Teams Set to Open New Season, New Facilities

January 27, 2017

East Central Community College Tennis Coach Jay Pacelli says more talent and increased depth have brought much optimism to the college’s men’s and women’s tennis teams as they hit the courts for the spring 2017 season Friday, Feb. 3, at Marion Military Institute in Marion, Ala.

Pacelli, who is in his second year leading the ECCC tennis teams, said both teams will be better this season.

ECCC Netters Win 18 Matches, Langelaar Takes Individual Title at ITA Regionals

September 26, 2016

East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis players won 18 singles and doubles matches at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships, with freshman Tom Langelaar winning a singles title.

The regionals were held Sept. 21-24 at host Meridian Community College.

Langelaar of Veldhoven, Netherlands, won the men’s singles back draw by winning five straight matches. He defeated sophomore Chris Crapps of Hinds Community College 8-6 in the finals.

​ECCC Tennis Teams, Players Receive ITA Academic Recognition

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams were both named to the 2016 Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-Academic Teams released this week.
In addition to the team honors, nine ECCC tennis players were also honored as ITA Scholar-Athletes for their academic performance during the 2015-16 school year.
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.

East Central sports teams receive NJCAA team academic honors

Seven East Central Community College varsity sports teams earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Team of the Year honorable mention awards for having met the grade-point average requirement of 3.00 or better for the 2015-16 season.
The ECCC Diamond Warrior baseball team finished with a 3.43 GPA and ranked sixth overall.
The women’s basketball team also earned an honorable mention award, finishing with a 3.0 GPA.


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