Ferrum Men's & Women's Tennis Win USA South Sportsmanship Awards
          Ferrum Men's & Women's Tennis Win USA South Sportsmanship Awards


USA South Release

USA-South-SportsmanshipFERRUM, Va. -- The Ferrum College men's and women's tennis teams won the 2010 USA South Sportsmanship Awards. For the Panther men, it was the second honor in as many years and the third overall.

Ferrum is led by second-year Head Coach Lew Hege. Hege's women shared the honor this year with Peace College.

Ferrum has now won four USA South Sportsmanship Awards overall since the inception of the program in 2004-05. The men's tennis team won the honor in 2005, 2009 and this year, while the women's team  earned its first award this year.

The men's tennis team graduates four players this spring, and six are eligible to return next fall. The Panthers women lose no seniors to graduation, with all eight players eligible to return in the fall.
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