Men's Tennis News

  • Covenant Hires Sue Webb As New Tennis Coach
    May 10, 2011
    The Covenant College Athletics Department is proud to announce the hiring of Sue Webb as the head coach for the men's and women's tennis teams.
  • Sun Sets on Covenant Tennis Seniors
    May 09, 2011
    Each year, collegiate athletics programs are faced with the daunting task of replacing seniors who have served their teams for seasons, and the Covenant College tennis team is no exception. This year, such departing players are Josh Jeremiah, Brandon Snipes, and Jane Shibley, and next year, it is likely that the full impact of their absences will be felt.
  • Josh Jeremiah Ends Career With Win, Plus One More National Honor
    May 03, 2011
    Senior Josh Jeremiah has been named the national athlete of the week, announced the NCCAA. In the final week of tennis competition this year, Jeremiah ended his career with a singles victory over Carson-Newman College to give him 50 total wins in his four years as a Scot. Those 50 wins set the record for all-time victories by a Covenant tennis player.
  • Covenant Players of the Week: 2010-11, Week 33: Josh Jeremiah and Lindsey Potter
    April 26, 2011
    During week 33, nine different Scots celebrated Senior Day as Covenant’s softball and tennis teams ended their 2011 regular seasons. Among the nine athletes whose careers are coming to an end, Josh Jeremiah and Lindsey Potter stood out as the week’s top performers.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Thirty-Three
    April 25, 2011
    There are just two weeks of classes remaining in the 2010-2011 school year, and as the students begin to hit the books in preparation for final exams, members of the baseball, softball, tennis, and golf teams are drawing a close to their regular season matches.
  • Covenant Tennis Falls In Regular Season Finale
    April 18, 2011
    The Covenant Scots and Lady Scots tennis teams ended their seasons Monday afternoon, maintaining a pattern they had unfortunately been subjected to for the majority of this year.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Thirty-Two
    April 18, 2011
    The 2010-2011 Covenant College athletics season is nearing its end, as the spring teams are winding down their schedules and preparing for the postseason ahead.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Thirty-One
    April 12, 2011
    Week thirty-one of the Covenant College athletics season began on the golf course last Monday, as the members of the Scots and Lady Scots golf teams took to Lookout Mountain Golf Club for the two round Reeder Cup. The men, led by freshman Alex Mosteller’s fifth place score of 155, finished in fifth place of 9 teams. Senior David Spencer finished tied for ninth with a score of 158.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Thirty
    April 04, 2011
    Baseball, softball, and both men's and women's tennis were in action this past week, coming away with a combined 7-6 record.
  • Scots and Lady Scots Fall to King College
    April 02, 2011
    Juniors Casey Cochran and John Hirte were the only two to bring home a victory Saturday afternoon as the Scots and Lady Scots tennis teams fell to the Tornado of King College. Both defeats came by a score of 8-1, and each of Covenant’s teams remains stuck at two wins on the season as a result. Cochran and Hirte took their respective points with commanding victories at the two singles position where they both won in two sets.
  • Covenant Athletics Recap: Week Twenty-Nine
    March 28, 2011
    It was a weather-shortened week up on Lookout Mountain, as heavy storms moved through the area and put a halt on the weekend's action.
  • Tennis’ Jeremiah and Golf’s Lewis Take NCCAA Player of the Week
    March 24, 2011
    Senior Josh Jeremiah and freshman Cameron Lewis are the honorary players of the week for the week ending March 19, announced the National Christian College Athletic Association on Thursday.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Twenty-Eight
    March 22, 2011
    In its first week back from spring break, Covenant College welcomed warmer temperatures and new teams into the spring sports foray. Softball, baseball, and tennis continued their seasons, while golf began its spring quest with a tournament in Rome, Ga.
  • Losing Streaks End With Victories Over Piedmont
    March 22, 2011
    The Covenant College Scots and Lady Scots tennis teams got back on the winning track Tuesday afternoon with victories over Piedmont College. The ladies won decisively, taking all nine matches in straight sets, while close wins at one and six singles proved instrumental for the guys in their 6-3 victory. The successful outing marks the first win for the tennis program in just over a month, when Covenant last played Great South Athletic Conference competition. On that day, the Scots and Lady Scots experienced mirrored results when compared to Tuesday: the men defeated Maryville 9-0 while the women played the closer match at 6-3.
  • Josh Jeremiah Wins NCCAA Player of the Week
    March 17, 2011
    For the second time this season, senior captain Josh Jeremiah has been named the national tennis player of the week, announced the NCCAA on Wednesday. Josh won two out of three matches at both singles and doubles last week and has now improved to a team-best record of 5-1 and 3-3 in those categories. In his five singles wins, Josh has been forced to a third set in only one. His only loss came at the hands of Aaron Hendrick from Aquinas College (11-1). In doubles this season, Josh has partnered with junior John Hirte for a 3-3 record. The duo has won two of the last three with the loss coming against Aquinas.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Twenty-Seven
    March 14, 2011
    This past week was Spring Break at Covenant College, but while a majority of the student body was away on vacation, a select group of athletes were progressing through their respective seasons. Indeed, women's basketball, tennis, baseball, and softball all competed over the break, but while they worked hard over the 7 day stretch, they came away with some less-than-stellar results.
  • Tennis Teams Drop to 2-11 After Series of Matches in Florida
    March 12, 2011
    The Scots and Lady Scots tennis teams finished off their week in Florida Friday afternoon when the ladies were dealt a 9-0 defeat at the hands of Wheaton College. The loss puts the Lady Scots at 1-6 for the season – having gone 0-4 for the week – while the men, who went 0-3, drop to 1-5. Orlando was indeed a hot spot for the tennis community last week as more than 60 colleges and universities found their way south for a week of competition. Among Covenant’s competitors were Wheaton (men and women), St. Cloud State University (men and women), Cedarville University (women), Olivet Nazarene University (women), and Aquinas College (men).
  • Thunder Edges Covenant 5-4
    March 07, 2011
    The location is Orlando and it is spring break, but the Scots are indeed hard at work this week, with 3 matches scheduled over the 4 day trip. The first of these came Monday afternoon when Covenant took to the court against the Wheaton College Thunder in a men’s only contest that featured 3 tie-breaks and 3 super tie-breaks over the course of nearly 4 hours. Senior captain Josh Jeremiah went 2-0 on the day and improved his singles record to 4-0, but it was not enough as the Scots fell for the third time this season.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Twenty-Four
    February 21, 2011
    A diverse array of six sports is now gracing the Covenant College athletics scene, as softball joined the ranks of baseball, tennis, and basketball in week 24.
  • Trip to Atlanta Drops Tennis Teams Back Below Five Hundred
    February 20, 2011
    On the campus of neutrally-sited Oglethorpe University Saturday afternoon, the Scots and Lady Scots faced off with the Monarchs of Methodist University. Covenant’s teams entered play fresh off wins of the night before and hoping to build on that recently-achieved success, but a deep and talented Methodist line-up dealt both the Scots and Lady Scots their second losses of the year. The men (1-2) claimed 2 points- both in singles- with senior Josh Jeremiah improving to 3-0 and John Hirte improving to 2-1. The Covenant women (also 1-2) dropped all 12 singles sets en route to the 9-0 defeat.
  • Tennis Teams Win at Home
    February 19, 2011
    An easy win for the men doesn’t always translate into an easy one for the women, but the Scots and Lady Scots both still found a way to take home victories over Maryville College Friday afternoon. After the Scots made quick work of Maryville 9-0, the ladies spent nearly two more hours of court time in an effort to grab their own victory of 6-3. With the wins, Covenant’s tennis teams improve to 1-1 on the season.
  • Sizemore and Jeremiah Reel in NCCAA Honors in First Week of Action
    February 17, 2011
    In only their first week of the season, junior Stephanie Sizemore and senior Josh Jeremiah have earned Athlete of the Week honors, announced the NCCAA on Wednesday. This marks the first time a Covenant student has been recognized for the honor since the first week of basketball season, when Jessie Blankenship scored a staggering 42 points on the road at The University of the South. It also marks the first time this year that more than one Covenant athlete have received the award in any one week.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Twenty-Three
    February 15, 2011
    Baseball season is into the swing of things now, and it concluded Covenant College's athletic action in week 23 with a Saturday showdown against Berea College.
  • Scots and Lady Scots Tennis Teams Fall on the Road in Season Opener
    February 10, 2011
    Roughly one year ago, the Scots and Lady Scots squared off against the Berry College Vikings in local Chattanooga for a regular season tennis match. That day, the Lady Vikings dealt Covenant their fifth loss of the season with a lop-sided 9-0 defeat. On the guys’ side, close victories at three doubles and one and six singles helped the Scots edge Berry 5-4. 2011’s results, on the other hand, were almost completely different. When Covenant traveled south to Berry’s own mountain just outside of Rome, Georgia Tuesday afternoon, the Lady Scots were the ones narrowly defeated while the Covenant men suffered their worst loss to an unranked opponent since early March of last year.
  • Covenant College Athletics Recap: Week Five
    October 04, 2010
    The second month of Covenant College's 2010 fall athletics season is under way with week five drawing to a close last Saturday. A lot happened this past week, as the Lady Scots soccer team played host to Bryan College, the cross-country teams and men's soccer team claimed victories of historic proportions, the tennis teams ended their fall schedules, and the volleyball team stayed above five-hundred with an away sweep of Agnes Scott.