The Lady Eagles opened up the season against host Berea Lady Mountaineers. Coach Horn-Turner’s squad played well and battled to the wire in most matches. Senior Lydia Harris (Manchester) earned the win in singles play. Sophomore Courtney Crowder (Harrogate, TN) played a grueling match before falling in a super tie-breaker.
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IUSE showed why they are favored to win the conference as they swept both matches against the Eagles. After the weekend matches, Coach Turner replied, “I am pleased with how tough we battled this weekend. We need to continue working hard and make improvements. However, I believe that if we keep up our effort we will be fine over the course of the season.”