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Courtesy: Nicole Watkins

Women's Tennis Adds Two for 2014-15

Courtesy: Sean Fagan, Assistant Director of Media Relations
Release: 11/14/2013
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Western Michigan women's tennis team announced today that two high school seniors have decide to continue their academic and athletic careers at the University, with Olivia Myers and Labina Petrovska committing to joining the Broncos at the beginning of the 2014-15 school year.

"We are excited to have both of these young women coming to Western Michigan," said head coach Betsy Kuhle.  "I believe they'll embody everything we look for in our student-athletes as both competitors and scholars.  They will be able to make an immediate impact for us."

Myers comes to Kalamazoo from Belmont, Ohio, and is rated as a four-star recruit by TennisRecruiting.net and the #6 tennis recruit in the state of Ohio.  Myers owns a career record of 37-26 in USTA events, including winning three of her first four singles matches at the USTA Midwest L1 Fall Closed Girls 18's played in Mishawaka, Ind.   Myers teamed with Keisha Clousing to win the National Open Girls 16's doubles championship in May 2011, and that same year reached the quarterfinals of the National Open Girls 16's singles draw.  

Petrovska is a Michigan product, hailing from Birmingham and currently attending Seaholm High School.  The ninth-ranked tennis recruit in the state according to TennisRecruiting.net, Petrovska has a record of 19-10 in USTA competition, including a 4-4 record against players ranked ahead of her on the list.  Petrovska has been even better in prep competition, helping Birmingham Seaholm to a Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 championship in 2012  and a shared MHSAA Region 12 title in 2013; Petrovska won at No. 1 singles in the latter.
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