Nicole Burgess played both basketball and tennis for the Lipscomb. She has been teaching in the Metro Public School System in Nashville for 23 years, the last three at Hume-Fogg Magnet. She was named the Metropolitan Public Schools 2011 Teacher of the Year in the high school division.
April Ezell played badminton, basketball, and tennis at Lipscomb. She went on to serve as an assistant women's basketball coach for 14 years. Today she teaches in the Kinesiology Department at Lipscomb.
Frankie Mayo Williams is a member of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame and is one of the top tennis players to compete as a Lady Bison. She was the team captain and played the No.1 position in both singles and doubles all four years. She graduated from Lipscomb in 1976 with a degree in Home Economics.
A crowd of well-wishers and top Lipscomb University officials were present Saturday, April 17, to witness the dedication of and inaugural serve at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center. The 2,200-square-foot tennis center includes a pro shop with a retail store, common area, restrooms and eventually locker rooms.
Belmont and Lipscomb entered the match without an Atlantic Sun win Tuesday. In the end Belmont prevailed 5-2 as the Lady Bisons failed to win a conference match this season.
The Lady Bisons fell to 0-9 in the A-Sun conference on Saturday when they lost to Mercer University 7-0. The Lady Bisons face A-Sun rival, Belmont University, on Tuesday, April 3 at Belmont.
The Lady Bisons fell 7-0 to ETSU Friday at the Lipscomb Tennis Center. ETSU is undefeated in Atlantic Sun matches.
The Lady Bisons tennis team faced Austin Peay at the Lipscomb Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon. Junior Julianne McMeen secured her fifth victory of the season in Lipscomb's 6-1 loss.
The Lipscomb women's tennis squad lost to Stetson 7-0 on Saturday. The Lady Bisons play against Tuesday at 2 p.m. against Austin Peay at the Lipscomb Tennis Complex.
TheLady Bisons returned home Friday, but fell 7-0 to Florida Gulf Coast Friday at the Lipscomb Tennis Center. They will play Stetson Saturday.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons closed out their spring break trip to Florida with a 7-0 loss to Florida A&M in Tallahassee.
The Lady Bisons faced A-Sun opponent Jacksonville on Sunday morning and lost their fourth conference match 7-0.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons started spring break on a less than sunny note as they fell Saturday to North Florida, the No. 70-ranked team in the country, in an Atlantic Sun match.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons continued their weekend of Atlantic Sun Conference matches on Saturday, losing to USC-Upstate 6-1.
The Lady Bisons opened their conference play on Friday against Campbell University. Although the atmosphere was strong, with the match being the first played on Lipscomb's new courts, the girls could not pull out the win, losing 7-0.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Lady Bisons will play on their new courts this Friday when Campbell visits at 2 for the first Atlantic Sun matches of the spring.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons tennis team played Brown University Saturday morning at Vanderbilt's Brownlee O. Currey Tennis Center. They lost 6-1 tothe nationally-ranked team.
The Lipscomb Lady Bisons lost 6-1 at UTC to even their season record at 4-4. The Lady Bisons have an early wake-up call Saturday morning when they play Brown University at Vanderbilt at 8:30 a.m.
As the Dayton Invitational came to a close, the Lipscomb Lady Bisons tennis team pulled out a strong win over Robert Morris University Saturday beating them easily 7-0.
After a tough match against the University of Dayton, the Lady Bisons hit the courts again Friday afternoon to play New Jersey IT. Unfortunately, Lipscomb found another disappointing 4-3 loss.
After going undefeated at the Dayton Invitational last season, the Lady Bisons were hopeful of making another strong showing this year. However, they began the weekend with a close loss to the University of Dayton, falling 4-3 Friday.
Coming off a win against the University of North Alabama Friday, the Lady Bisons defeated Western Kentucky on the road 5-2 Saturday afternoon, advancing their record to 3-1
The Lady Bisons beat Northern Alabama Friday night at Whitworth Country Club, bringing their season record to 2-1.
The Lady Bisons fell 4-3 to UT-Martin Friday night despite singles wins at No. 1 by Mackenzie Bishop and No. 2 by Elizabeth Keevil.
In an attempt to help the devastated country of Haiti, the Lipscomb tennis teams sponsored a spin-a-thon to raise money to purchase water filters for Haitian families suffering from the earthquake. They brought in $1,600 for their efforts.
The Lipscomb men's and women's tennis programs are having a fund-raiser this Thursday from 7-10 p.m. in the Spinning Studio on the campus of Lipscomb University to raise support for Haiti's residents as they continue to recover from a devastating earthquake.
The Lady Bisons opened their spring season with a 6-1 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night at Richland Country Club.
After a 4-1 team loss Friday on the first day of the Tennessee-Martin tournament, the Lady Bisons tennis team proved they still had something left, playing a full day of tennis at the "Rock N' Roll" event on Saturday. Winning two of three doubles matches and five of 13 singles matches, the Lady Bisons were led by Mackenzie Bishop and sophomore Elizabeth Keevil.
Freshman Mackenzie Bishop was the bright spot for the Lady Bisons in the UT-Martin Tournament as she won her first college match Friday in Martin, Tenn. The two teams will meet again Saturday afternoon.
New schedules for men's and women's tennis for the 2009-2010 season are available on the web site. In the past the schedules for those sports have been divided into fall and spring, but this time around all of the events are listed.