July 20, 2010

Women's Tennis Wins Knight Awards' Team of the Year

BUENA VISTA, Va. The Southern Virginia Women's Tennis team has been voted the 2009-2010 Women's Team of the Year. The Knight Awards honor the best individual and team performances for Southern Virginia athletes over a academic year.

The Women's tennis team, led by Head Coach Deidra Dryden, had the most successful year in the program's history. The Knights had an overall record of 8-4, and had several outstanding individual performances. The 8-4 record was the first winnign season in the history of the program for SVU.

Rachael Reid, named Female Rookie of the Year earlier, led the Knights with an outstanding individual record. SVU also received strong support from Rebekah Reid and Bethany Johnson contributed strong performances on the singles side as well.

The doubles performances for the Knights was a contributing factor to the success of the program as well. The Southern Virginia Athletic department would like to congratulate the Women's Tennis team on its success.