The Lipscomb Lady Bisons tennis team is on the road this weekend for the Samford Round Robin, the toughest challenge of the fall. Also participating in the tournament are South Alabama and UAB.
The matches of fall are pointing to a prosperous spring for the Lipscomb women’s tennis team. Over the weekend at the Bisons Invite the Lady Bisons beat Austin Peay 3-2 and Belmont 5-2. They lost 1-6 to Western Kentucky.
Due to delays and the afternoon rain both Lipscomb tennis teams will be competing tonight indoors in Nashville and Murfreesboro.
The Lipscomb women’s tennis team will host the Bison Invite as they welcome Belmont, Austin Peay and Western Kentucky in the Bison Invite. The Lady Bisons will start the action at Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center at noon Friday against Belmont.
Lipscomb women’s tennis coach Jamie Aid will use the Governor’s Invite Friday and Saturday at Austin Peay to one again take a long look at her two freshmen - Thabile Tshatedi and Katerina Kandyba.
They didn’t win every match, but Lipscomb women’s tennis coach Jamie Aid was very happy with the way her team played Saturday and Sunday at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational.
The Lipscomb tennis team kicked off the fall season this Saturday at the Miami Invitational in Ohio. Lorena Djuknic teamed with Kathryn Evans for a doubles victory and won the only singles match for Lipscomb.
Lipscomb women’s tennis coach Jamie Aid continues to span the globe looking for players. She has added a pair of international players for the 2015-2016 season. Katerina Kandyba is from Kharkiv, Ukraine. Thabile Tshatedi is from Zimbabwe.
Four Lipscomb women’s tennis players – Lorena Djuknic, Laura Kent, Melissa Kromer and Deahna Welcher – have earned Scholar-Athlete status from the International Tennis Association (ITA). The Lady Bisons tennis team earned an ITA All-Academic Team Award.
Nicole (Lawson) Hobson stays on the move. She is one of the leaders of the pickle ball group in Nashville. She works full-time at Bethesda Workshops. She and her husband, Rick, have two cats and two dogs that are part of the family. She spent some time this week talking with Lipscombsports.com.