BLTA applauds college tennis players for their outstanding achievements

As of Tuesday, March 28, 2023

#THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates Abigail Simms, Jacobi Bain, Shay’Tonya Missick and Donte Armbrister for their outstanding achievements in the college arena.

#Abigail Simms

#Abigail and the Indiana Tech Warriors are ranked #1 in their conference and are currently on an unbeaten streak. Indiana Tech is now 1,425 consecutive days unbeaten in Wolverine Hosier Athletic Conference (WHAC). Since the last defeat in the conference in April 2019, the Warriors have not felt the taste of losing a conference game. Abigail has been a crucial player during the unbeaten period, including playing in the two WHAC Tournament Finals for the Tech Warriors in 2021 and 2022.

#Jacobi Bain

#Jacobi was named Player of the Week for the River Athletic Conference going 2-0 in singles and also having a 2-0 record in doubles. Jacobi plays for Xavier University of Louisiana. Bain and partner Suarez have the honour of being ranked 3rd in the ITA NAIA national rankings.

#Donte Armbrister

#Donte has received the honour for the induction into the Chi Alpha Sigma Honour Society from Hampton University. Donte has qualified as a student-athlete by earning a cumulative GPA of 3.8 (3.4 or better minimum requirement).

#Shay’Tonya Missick

#Shay’Tonya was also inducted into an honours society for her exceptional academics. She was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honours Society (individuals who maintain a 3.5 and above GPA). The BLTA recognises these athletes who continue to shine on the courts and in the classroom. May God continue to bless you all.

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