ECCC Tennis Teams, Players Recognized by ITA for Academic Success

July 24, 2018

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

The ITA announced the 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on July 24. In all, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.

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.

ECCC Tennis Teams Fall at Meridian in Final Regular Season Matches

April 14, 2018

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams played their final regular season matches before next week’s State/Region 23 Tournament, falling to the nationally ranked teams from Meridian Community College in matches played in Meridian.

The ECCC women lost 7-2 to No. 23 ranked Meridian, while the East Central men fell 9-0 to No. 10 Meridian.

ECCC Tennis Drops Pair of Road Matches at Hinds

April 10, 2018

East Central Community College’s men’s and women’s tennis teams dropped a pair of matches to Hinds Community College on Monday, April 9, in Raymond.

The East Central men fell 8-1 to the No. 15 Hinds Eagles, while the Lady Warriors dropped a 6-3 match to the Hinds Lady Eagles.

A bright spot for the ECCC women was that freshman Bethany Wellerman of Newton County Academy remained undefeated in singles play in MACJC matches, said East Central head coach Jay Pacelli.

ECCC Tennis Teams Drop Matches to Wallace State

March 24, 2018

No. 23 nationally ranked Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.) beat the East Central Community College men’s tennis team 8-1, while the Wallace State women won a close 5-4 match over the East Central women Saturday morning, March 24, at Tennis Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

The East Central Warriors fell to 1-9 on the spring season, while the Lady Warriors are now 5-5.


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