USA Has Four Named To All-SBC Teams In Tennis

April 18, 2013 · By · Filed Under News, Tennis 

South Alabama placed four student-athletes on All-Sun Belt teams on Wednesday.

Sophomore Daniel Leitner and senior Alex Bernard were named to the 2013 All-Sun Belt Conference Men’s Tennis Team. Leitner was voted to the first team in singles while Bernard was voted on the second team in singles, giving him his second consecutive All-Sun Belt honor in the last two seasons. He earned doubles honors in 2012.

The #2 seeded South Alabama Jaguars will open play in the Sun Belt Championships on Thursday against Western Kentucky.

Sophomore Emily Newton and freshman Michaela Meszarosova were named to the All-Sun Belt Conference team for women’s tennis.

Newton was named to the second team in singles while Meszarosova was to the doubles second team. These honors were the first for the program since 2009.

The Lady Jaguars earned a #4 seed in the Sun Belt Championships and will play the winner between #12 Western Kentucky and #5 Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday morning.

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