2016-17 Tennis Roster

  • Van Der Meer Clinics Return To SBC Courts
    June 14, 2017
    For the 38th summer in-a-row, the prestigious Van Der Meer Tennis clinics have returned to Sweet Briar College.
  • Standout Vixen Athletes Honored at Annual Banquet
    May 04, 2017
    The annual Sweet Briar College athletics awards banquet was held on Wednesday, May 3, in Prothro Dining Hall. The department presented its seven major awards along with varsity letters and individual team awards.
  • Tennis Ends 2017 Regular Season With Win At Shenandoah
    April 26, 2017
    WINCHESTER, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team ended its 2017 regular season on a high note by taking down Shenandoah University. The Vixens were the stronger side from the start, winning the match 6-3.
  • Tennis Drops Close Match At Emory & Henry
    April 21, 2017
    EMORY, Va.- Playing its second conference match of the week, the Sweet Briar College tennis team traveled to Emory & Henry College for a Friday afternoon match.
  • Tennis Celebrates Senior Day Against Lynchburg
    April 18, 2017
    AMHERST, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team honored its three graduating seniors before Tuesday nights match against Lynchburg College. Gina Rutledge, Des'rae Davis, and Alicia Wooten were recognized alongside their families before the start of the match.
  • Sweet Briar Breaks Ground On New Tennis Courts
    April 17, 2017
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. — Sweet Briar College this month broke ground on a renovation of its home tennis courts. The College anticipates completing the project by the end of May — just in time for Reunion and summer tennis camps.
  • Team Effort Leads Tennis Past Guilford
    April 14, 2017
    AMHERST, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team won it's second Old Dominion Athletic Conference match of the season on Friday afternoon, taking down Guilford College, 6-3.
  • SBC Tennis Takes On Rival Hollins
    April 12, 2017
    ROANOKE, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team traveled to Hollins University for a crucial ODAC match on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Tennis Wins Close Match Over Virginia Wesleyan
    April 09, 2017
    AMHERST, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team picked up its first ODAC win of the season with a very tight match against Virginia Wesleyan College. The Vixens took advantage of a beautiful Sunday afternoon, winning 5-4.
  • Tennis Opens Busy Weekend Against Randolph
    April 07, 2017
    AMHERST, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team continued conference play with a match against Randolph College on Friday afternoon at Amherst Middle School.
  • Tennis Comes Up Short In Back-And-Forth Match
    March 30, 2017
    BUENA VISTA, Va.- Playing their second match in three days, the Sweet Briar College tennis team traveled to Southern Virginia University on Thursday afternoon.
  • Tennis Travels To Roanoke
    March 28, 2017
    SALEM, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team paid its first visit to Roanoke College since 2013 with an afternoon ODAC match on Tuesday.
  • Tennis Gets Back To Winning Ways Against Ferrum
    March 15, 2017
    SWEET BRIAR, Va.- With the winds gusting and temperatures plummeting outside, the Sweet Briar College tennis team hosted Ferrum College inside the Upchurch Field House on Wednesday afternoon. SBC made the most of the home court advantage and cruised to an 8-1 victory.
  • SBC Tennis Wraps Up Spring Break Trip Against Drew
    March 09, 2017
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team concluded its annual spring break trip to Hilton Head Island, S.C. with a matchup against Drew University. The two sides played close matches across all courts, but it was the Rangers that emerged victorious, 5-4.
  • SBC Takes On Bridgewater
    March 08, 2017
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.- Spring break continued today for the Sweet Briar College tennis team as they faced ODAC foe Bridgewater College during the teams annual spring trips. The Eagles emerged victorious in the match, 8-1.
  • Tennis Opens Spring Break Against Ohio Northern
    March 06, 2017
    HILTON HEAD, S.C.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team opened its 2017 spring break trip with a match against Ohio Northern University.
  • Sweet Tennis Battles With Randolph-Macon
    March 02, 2017
    ASHLAND, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team played its second Old Dominion Athletic Conference match of the young 2017 season with a Thursday afternoon visit to Randolph-Macon College. The host Yellow Jackets lived up to their No. 17 ITA Regional Ranking with a 9-0 victory.
  • Team Effort Lifts SBC Over Averett
    February 24, 2017
    AMHERST, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team was in action for the second time in a week on Friday afternoon when they hosted Averett University. SBC put together a team effort for a hard fought, 6-3, victory.
  • SBC Battles Nationally-Ranked Generals
    February 21, 2017
    LEXINGTON, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team was back in action on Tuesday afternoon with their Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener at Washington & Lee University. The Generals won the shortened match, 5-0.
  • Sweet Tennis Dominant In Spring Debut
    February 18, 2017
    AMHERST, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team got its spring season off to a strong start with a 9-0 clean sweep of William Peace University on Saturday afternoon. This is the fifth time in the past eight seasons that SBC has won its spring season opener.
  • 2017 Athletics and Riding Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
    February 16, 2017
    Sweet Briar's Athletics and Riding programs are excited to announce this year's inductees for the Hall of Fame. These alumnae bring pride and recognition to the College through their achievements at Sweet Briar, professional accomplishments, and ongoing support of their alma mater.
  • SBC Tennis Ready For Spring Campaign
    February 16, 2017
    The first official day of spring may still be over a month away, but that doesn't mean Sweet Briar College's spring athletics teams aren't hard at work. With a home match on Saturday, the Sweet Briar tennis program kicks off the spring athletics season.
  • Sweet Briar College Names Meredith Woo As Next President
    February 07, 2017
    Sweet Briar College today announced the appointment of noted scholar, liberal arts advocate, experienced administrator and global leader for women’s education Meredith Woo as the College’s 13th president. She will succeed Phillip C. Stone, who will retire in May 2017.
  • Tennis Announces 2017 Spring Schedule
    December 02, 2016
    SWEET BRIAR, Va. – The Sweet Briar College tennis team has released its 2017 spring schedule, which gets underway on Saturday, Feb. 18 against William Peace. The slate features 17 duals and marks the Vixens return to Old Dominion Athletic Conference play.
  • SAAC and Chaplain's Office Hosting Holiday Gift Drive
    November 16, 2016
    The Sweet Briar SAAC and Chaplain's Office are once again joining forces to provide gifts for local children in need this holiday season. In the FAC lobby is an angel tree with information on different children at Miriam's House, a shelter serving homeless single women or mothers and their children in Lynchburg.
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference Celebrates 40 Years
    October 14, 2016
    FOREST, Va. --- The conclusion of the 2015-16 athletic seasons etched 40 years of competition in the ODAC into the history books. In celebration of the accomplishments of conference member teams, coaches, and athletes, the ODAC will feature key milestones throughout the first 40 years of the conference.
  • Tennis Takes Down Salem
    September 17, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- Playing its first dual match of the 2016-17 school year, the Sweet Briar College tennis team got past Salem College on Saturday afternoon, 7-2.
  • Vixen Tennis Impressive In Fall Season Debut
    September 10, 2016
    LYNCHBURG, Va.- The Sweet Briar College tennis team opened its fall season at the Randolph College Fall Invite on Saturday.
  • Student-Athlete Summer Profile: Gina Rutledge
    August 17, 2016
    Rising senior and Sweet Briar tennis team captain Gina Rutledge felt right at home this summer while interning with the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center. "The biology department at Sweet Briar has equipped me with the knowledge to understand the greater ecology I'm contributing to with my rehabilitation work."