2011-12 UNCP Tennis News
May 15, 2012
Winterbottom Named To PBC All-Academic Team
Junior Mia Winterbottom represented the UNCP women’s tennis team as the only Lady Brave to be named to the 2012 Peach Belt Conference women’s tennis all-academic team and were among 20 given all-academic status, the league office released Tuesday afternoon.
May 15, 2012
UNCP Wins PBC Women's Tennis Team Sportsmanship Award
The UNCP women’s tennis team is the most recent Braves athletics team to be the recipient of the 2012 Women’s Tennis Team Sportsmanship Award given by the Peach Belt Conference on Tuesday.
April 20, 2012
20 Questions With Tennis’ Hannah Herlocker
UNCPBraves.com recently had the chance to sit down with sophomore tennis player Hannah Herlocker to learn of her opinion on a variety of topics ranging from the item that must go on road trips with her to how she wants to be remembered when she leaves Pembroke.
April 17, 2012
Braves/Pfeiffer Tennis Match Cancelled
Due to impending inclement weather that is expected to make its way through the state of North Carolina, Wednesday’s regularly scheduled tennis match between UNCP and Pfeiffer has been cancelled. The contest will not be made up.
April 16, 2012
Tennis’ Madeline DiNunzio Named UNCP Student-Athlete Of The Week
For her efforts in pacing the UNCP tennis team to four victories on the week, including a pair of wins over Peach Belt Conference opponents, sophomore Madeline DiNunzio has been named this week’s UNCP Student-Athlete of the Week.
April 15, 2012
Lady Braves Defeat Chowan 6-3
UNCP booked two wins in doubles play and then captured four straight-set singles victories en route to a 6-3 rout of Chowan on Sunday afternoon at UNCP’s Varsity Tennis Courts.
April 15, 2012
Lady Braves Knock Off No. 11 Clayton State
The UNCP tennis team got big three-set singles victories from both Leigh-Anne McAfee and Madeline DiNunzio en route to its first win over Clayton State in six years as the Lady Braves upended the 11th-ranked Lakers, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon in Pembroke.
April 14, 2012
Lady Braves Rally Back To Beat North Georgia 5-4
The UNCP Lady Braves rallied back in singles play by winning all but one match after North Georgia took all three doubles matches to win 5-4 on Saturday afternoon at UNCP Varsity Tennis Courts.
April 12, 2012
Lady Braves Soar Past Fayetteville State 9-0
Visiting UNCP captured all three doubles matches and swept singles play in posting a 9-0 shutout against Fayetteville State on Thursday afternoon at Arnette Park.
April 6, 2012
Lady Braves Oust Montevallo 9-0
The Lady Braves captured all three doubles victories and then swept singles play to grab a 9-0 victory over Montevallo on Friday afternoon at Montevallo Varsity Tennis Courts.
April 4, 2012
Lady Braves Fall To No. 10 Francis Marion
Visiting Francis Marion swept through doubles play to take an early lead, and then followed with six straight-set singles victories to propel the 10th-ranked Patriots to a 9-0 win over UNCP on Wednesday afternoon.
March 31, 2012
Lady Braves Fall To No. 25 Flagler
No. 15 Flagler captured all three doubles matches and posted three straight-set victories in singles play in posting a 6-0 shutout of visiting UNCP on Saturday afternoon at the Flagler Tennis Center.
March 25, 2012
UNCP/Pfeiffer Tennis Match Postponed; Baseball, Softball Not Affected
With the effects of Saturday’s thunderstorms still looming over the UNCP campus and more storms expected before the end of the weekend, Sunday’s regularly scheduled tennis match between the Lady Braves and Pfeiffer has been postponed.
March 23, 2012
Augusta State Defeats UNCP With Singles Sweep
UNCP posted two wins in doubles play, but Augusta State tallied wins in one doubles match and claimed five more in singles competition to book a 6-2 win over the Lady Braves on Friday afternoon.
March 18, 2012
Lady Braves Shut Out By No. 7 Columbus State
No. 7 Columbus State captured all three doubles matches and swept singles play in posting a 9-0 shutout of visiting UNCP on Sunday morning at the Mary V. Blackmon Tennis Center.
March 17, 2012
Lady Braves Fall To Georgia Southwestern
UNCP captured four of the six singles matches on the day, but Georgia Southwestern used a clean sweep in doubles play to edge the Braves, 5-4, Saturday afternoon at the Susan K. Smith Tennis Complex.
March 17, 2012
20 Questions With Tennis’ Mia Winterbottom
UNCPBraves.com recently had the chance to sit down with junior tennis player Mia Winterbottom to learn of her opinion on a variety of topics ranging from the best player she has ever faced to how she wants to be remembered when she leaves Pembroke.
March 14, 2012
Lady Braves Capture Fourth-Straight Win With Victory Over Catawba
The Lady Braves toughed out a pair of doubles victories and then swept singles play to give UNCP an 8-1 victory over Catawba and its fourth-straight win this season at UNCP Varsity Tennis Courts on Wednesday afternoon.
March 10, 2012
Lady Braves Rough Up Converse To Finish Off Spring Break Trip
UNCP booked a pair of doubles victories and then registered four singles wins in straight sets en route to an 8-1 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort.
March 8, 2012
Singles Sweep Leads UNCP To 8-1 Victory over Seton Hill
UNCP toughed out a pair of doubles victories and then won six singles matches in straight sets, to key an 8-2 victory on Thursday evening at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort.
March 8, 2012
No. 50 Ashland Snaps UNCP’s Two-Match Win Streak
UNCP picked up a win in singles play to get on the board, but nationally-ranked Ashland used a doubles sweep, as well as four wins in singles competition, to hand the Lady Braves a 7-2 defeat on Thursday morning at the Port Royal Racquet Club.
March 6, 2012
Braves Sink Norse, Finish Off Perfect Day In Hilton Head
UNCP booked wins in a pair of doubles matches and then toppled Northern Kentucky in four hard-fought singles matches en route to a 6-3 win over the Norse on Tuesday evening at Chaplin Park in Hilton Head, S.C.
March 6, 2012
Lady Braves Defeat Malone With Singles Sweep
Malone captured the first doubles win of the day, but UNCP responded by taking final two matches in doubles play and six straight-set singles victories to post a 8-1 victory on Tuesday afternoon at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort.
March 5, 2012
Tusculum Turns Back UNCP In Hilton Head
UNCP tallied three big wins in singles competition, but Tusculum picked up three singles victories of its own and then swept through doubles play en route to a 6-3 win over the Lady Braves on Monday morning at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort.
March 4, 2012
Lady Braves Shut Out By No. 3 Armstrong Atlantic
Third-ranked Armstrong Atlantic swept through doubles play and yielded just three games in capturing all six singles matches en route to a 9-0 win over visiting UNCP on Sunday afternoon at Bacon Park.
February 29, 2012
UNCP Snaps Skid With 7-2 Rout Of Barton
UNCP booked two wins in doubles play and captured four straight-sets singles victories en route to a 7-2 rout of Barton on Wednesday afternoon at UNCP’s Varsity Tennis Courts.
February 26, 2012
Lander Tops Lady Braves In PBC Tennis Action
UNCP posted a victory at No. 1 doubles and two wins in singles play, but Lander tallied wins in two doubles matches and claimed four more in singles competition to book a 6-3 win over the Lady Braves on Sunday afternoon at Joe Cabri Courts.
February 25, 2012
Lady Braves Move Up Match Date With USC Aiken
Friday’s scheduled women’s tennis match between the Pacers of USC Aiken and the UNCP Lady Braves has been moved up on day to Thursday, USC Aiken and UNCP officials announced Tuesday afternoon.
February 23, 2012
Doubles Play Leads USC Aiken Past Lady Braves
Visiting USC Aiken booked a pair of close doubles victories and then tallied four straight-set wins in singles competition to post a 6-3 triumph over UNCP on Thursday afternoon at UNCP Varsity Tennis Courts.
February 17, 2012
Lady Braves Fall To No. 16 Georgia College In PBC Opener
No. 16 Georgia College captured all three doubles matches and posted five straight-set victories in singles play in posting a 9-0 shutout of visiting UNCP in the Peach Belt Conference opener for both teams on Friday afternoon at the Centennial Center Tennis Complex.
February 17, 2012
Singles Play Leads Lady Braves Past Clark Atlanta
UNCP dropped a pair of doubles matches but registered four singles victories en route to a 5-4 victory over Clark Atlanta on Friday morning at the Centennial Center Tennis Complex in Milledgeville, Ga.
February 15, 2012
Lady Braves Move Up Match Date With Coker
Thursday’s scheduled women’s tennis match between the Coker Lady Cobras and the UNCP Lady Braves has been moved up one day to Wednesday, Coker and UNCP officials announced Tuesday.
February 15, 2012
Coker Takes 5-4 Victory From UNCP In Season Home Opener
Newcomers Shelby Bickel and Monica Espitia along with Madeline DiNunzio posted victories in singles competition for the Lady Braves on Wednesday afternoon despite the 5-4 loss to Coker.
February 11, 2012
UNCP Women’s Tennis Match With Pfeiffer Postponed
Saturday’s scheduled women’s tennis match between the Pfeiffer Lady Falcons and the UNCP Lady Braves has been postponed to be made up at a later date, Pfeiffer and UNCP officials announced Friday afternoon.
February 3, 2012
Lady Braves Topple Newberry In Season Opener
Freshmen Shelby Bickel and Leigh-Anne McAfee toughed out an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles to give visiting UNCP the edge after doubles play and help the Lady Braves post a 5-4 win over Newberry on Friday afternoon at Cannon Tennis Courts.
October 1, 2011
Bickel, McAfee Capture Doubles Consolation Title
UNCP’s newcomer tandem of Shelby Bickel and Leigh Anne McAfee edged out teammates Madeline DiNunzio and Monica Espitia in the championship of the Flight B Doubles Consolation bracket to highlight action for the Braves on Saturday at the GCSU Fall Championships.
September 30, 2011
Lady Braves Finish Day One At Georgia College Tennis Tournament
The UNCP women’s tennis team completed the first day of competition during the Georgia College Fall Women’s Tennis Tournament on Friday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility as the Lady Braves faced strong competition in singles and doubles action.
September 24, 2011
Braves Face Tough Competition At ITA Southeast Regional
Double partners Hannah Herlocker and Mia Winterbottom were the only UNCP Braves to advance to the second round of the A Flight on Friday at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional at Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, S.C.
September 18, 2011
McAfee, Bickel Win Big At Methodist Invitational
Newcomers Leigh-Anne McAfee and Shelby Bickel captured championship titles in third and fourth singles, respectively, on Sunday at the Methodist Invitational while the UNCP tennis team registered top four finishes in singles action.
September 17, 2011
Lady Braves Hold Strong At Methodist Invitational
The UNCP women’s tennis team posted a strong finish on the first day of the Methodist Invitational on Saturday in Fayetteville as Mia Winterbottom, Leigh-Anne McAffe, Shelby Bickel, Madeline DiNunzio and Beverly Vause have each advanced to championship play on Sunday.