Lees-McRae's Vanard Named Women's Tennis Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.-- Lees-McRae College's Christine Vanard (5-2 overall, 3-0 conf.) has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women's tennis Player of the Week during week number four in the 2009 season.

Sophomore Christine Vanard had a combined doubles and singles record of 4-2 to lead the Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats to a 2-1 overall record during the week.

Vanard's only losses came on the road at #20 Augusta State where she lost both her singles and doubles matches.

Vanard rebounded though for her remaining two matches to win her singles matches in straight sets over conference opponents Queens and Barton.

At doubles Vanard teamed up with Lyndsay Pegram to win their two conference matches, 8-3 and 8-2.