Mens: Panthers Picked Fourth in USA South West Division Preseason Poll

The LaGrange men’s tennis team was fourth in the 2018 USA South West Division preseason poll. The Panthers are coming off a 10-7 season where they were 4-3 in USA South matches.

LC returns senior Mitchell Corley, junior John Mitchell Benton, and sophomore Will Thompson. Corley was 10-7 at No. 1 singles and was name to the first team West Division. Thompson also was 10-7 at No. 2 singles and was an honorable mention selection to the West Division team. Coach Matt Donnett, in his ninth season. has 12 newcomers on the roster. Freshman Trevor McLemore was 5-0 during the fall schedule.

Covenant College was chosen as the West Division leader. Last spring, the Scots claimed a share of the USA South West Division regular season championship. Covenant received 22 total points and four first place votes in the preseason poll. Placing second in the poll