Kissell-Eddins, Women's Tennis Signs Ansari for 2014-15

Nov. 19, 2013

Cullowhee, N.C. - Western Carolina head women's tennis coach, Michaela Kissell-Eddins, has announced her first signee, Elizabeth Ansari, since she took over the program in early September.

"We are very excited to have Elizabeth coming to Western Carolina next year," Kissell-Eddins said. "She is a very hard worker and brings a lot of experience in both singles and doubles. I think her work ethic and game style she has the potential to do really great things for our program and in college tennis as well."

Ansari, tabbed as a top ten recruit in the state of North Carolina, is from Greensboro, N.C. and Page High School. During her four-year career she has compiled a 66-3 singles record and a 64-5 career doubles record. She accumulated two seasons with a perfect record in both singles and doubles when she went 14-0 her sophomore year and 16-0 her senior year. She finished number one in the conference three times and missed a chance at a fourth time her sophomore season because of an injury; she has also been named all-state three times.

"I feel that Western Carolina is a perfect fit for me and will transform me into a successful student-athlete," said Ansari, who plans to major in nursing. "I knew Western Carolina would be the college I'd pick the second I met the coaches and the girls on the team. WCU has such a beautiful campus, and the people are amazing. I can't wait for these next four years."

Ansari will enroll at WCU in the 2014-15 academic year and will compete for the Catamounts on the court during the fall of 2014.

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