GPS Netter Sarah Evans Signs With Wofford

Friday, December 04, 2009

Sarah Evans, the state's top-ranked player in girls 18s, has signed a tennis scholarship with Wofford College (Spartanburg, S.C.).

The GPS senior played No. 1 singles for the Bruisers as a junior, posting an 18-1 record and was a state singles runner-up in TSSAA D-II AA.

Evans has earned four varsity letters at GPS and was a member of the state championship teams in 2006-07-08.

She played No. 2 singles behind two-time state champ Claire Bartlett in 2007 and 2008, who is now playing tennis at the University of Florida.

Thw Wofford women's tennis coach is Signal Mountain native Katie Hangstefer who played college tennis at Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Hangstefer is in her second year as head coach of the Terriers.

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


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