The Gloucester County College Women's Tennis Team capped off its outstanding season by winning the 2013 NJCAA Division III National Championship Tournament this week in Flushing, NY.
SEWELL, NJ - Gloucester County College took home the first NJCAA Region XIX Championship for 2013-14 this weekend. The Roadrunners scored 26 team points to win the Women's Tennis title for the second consecutive season. Gloucester won 8 out of 9 of the championship flights and will now lead a contingent of Region XIX members to the NJCAA National Tournament October 23-25 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.
Toms River, N.J. - The Region XIX Tennis Committee met with the tennis coaches on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 and seeded the 2013 Region XIX Women's Tennis Tournament. The tournament will be hosted by Gloucester County College on Saturday, October 12th and Sunday, October 13th. Both days are set for a 9:00 am start with finals matches taking place on Sunday. Good luck to all teams.
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The Gloucester County College Roadrunners secured the 2012 NJCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship by taking five championship matches as part of "Finals Friday" at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y. Playing in the shadows of Arthur Ashe Stadium, three Roadrunners took home singles division prizes, while two doubles teams provided insurance points in the afternoon session. Leading the way for Brian Rowan's squad was Terra McHenry, Tori Yeich, and Kelly Stanton in singles play, while Jessica Barney provided a needed spark in the No. 3 doubles competition. McHenry ousted Ocean County College's (N.J.) Allison Dennis in No. 3 singles, 6-3, 6-3. Yeich and Stanton downed Ocean's Emily Gaydos (6-2, 6-3) and Mercer's Kelly Tanzone (7-5, 6-1) to win the fourth and fifth singles flights respectively. It was the first NJCAA National Championship for the Roadrunner Women's Tennis program who also won the Garden State Athletic Conference Championship and Region 19 Championship during the 2012 season.
The GCC Women's Tennis Team completed a dramatic comeback on Sunday afternoon to claim the colleges first NJCAA Region 19 Championship for the 2012-13 academic year. The Roadrunners needed to win their final three matches of the day to catch or pass tournament leader Ocean CC and did so with three doubles wins all by first year players in the program. The title is the first for Roadrunner Women's Tennis since 2009 and now they automatically advance to the NJCAA Region 19 Tournament October 24-26 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.