Women's Tennis
Overall: 11-9 AAC: 5-3 Streak: Lost 1
2016 Women's Tennis Coaches
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Eric LaRue
Head Coach- 4th Season

After losing 5 of 6 starters from the 2013-2014 team that had a 12-4 season, the 2014-2015 Lady Bulldogs finished 7-11 and 5-3 in the AAC play. The Lady Bulldogs made it to the semifinals of the AAC conference tournament losing to number 1 team Reinhardt 5-4. Freshman Kacka Saskova was named to AAC All conference team and the AAC All-Freshman team. Wendi Watson, Kristen Camp, Thays Cordoso, and Rachel Walker were named to the AAC All-Academic team. Starting his fourth year here as head couch of The Lady Bulldogs, Eric LaRue has compiled a record of 27-25 and 10-9 in AAC play.

Record at TWC

2012-2013 9-10

2013-2014 12-4

2014-2015 7-11

Overall: 28-25

Record at KWC

2007-2008 9-10

2008-2009 9-8

2010-2011 13-7 (Tied for best record in School history)

Overall at KWC 26-27

Overall Girls Career 54-52

The Lady Bulldogs finished the 2013-2014 campaign with a 12-4 record (most wins in school history), improving on there 8-10 record from the previous year. Lady Bulldogs had two players named to the all conference team (Beatriz Signori and Ekaterina Vezhenkova). Ekaterina Vezhenkova was  named NAIA All-American, and AAC player of the year. 2013-2014 Lady Bulldogs where also recognized as NAIA all-scholar team. Jayden Morrison was awarded  the 2014 Daktronics Tennis scholar Athlete. In Coach LaRue First year the Lady Bulldogs finished the 2012-2013 season 8-10, improving from 3-10 record the previous year. Had two players named to the AAC All-conference team, and had 4 players named AAC players of the week. Lady Bulldogs had 2 players named to the AAC All-academic team, also Kristen Camp was named to the All-American Academic Team. Prior to TWC, Eric LaRue was the Asst coach at Austin Peay State University. At APSU the lady Govs had three players named to the All Ohio Valley Conference team. Vanja Tomic was named OVC player of the year and female athlete of the year at APSU. Prior to APSU,Prior to APSU he was the Head Women's Coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College for 3 three years, at KWC he revived a struggling program, after going 4-12, and 9-8 his first two years. His final year at KWC the Lady Panthers finished 13-7 and tied the school record for most wins. While at KWC he had 4 players make the All-GLVC team and 12 players named All-GLVC all-academic team. He  played his collegiate tennis at Campbellsville University, he was a member of back to Back KIAC championship teams, he was also all-conference and all-district both years he was there. He played his final 2 years of collegiate tennis at Western Kentucky University, where he participated in the Sun Belt conference tournament both years. Eric resides in Athens with his two daughters Ericka and Natalie

2007-2008 KWC 4-12

2009-2010  KWC 9-8

2010-2011 KWC  13-7

2012-2013 TWC 8-10

2013-2014 TWC 12-4

Overall record 46-41

Ornella Di Salvo
Assistant Coach

Ornella graduated from Austin Peay State University. Her Freshman year she played for current TWC coach Eric Larue at Austin Peay State University where he was serving as assistant coach. Ornella played 2 and 3 singles as a freshman, and played 1 single and 1 doubles her sophomore, junior, and senoir year. Ornella was a member of the All-OVC team all4 years as a member fo the Governers.