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South Carolina Women’s Tennis Notes:

  • 14 straight NCAA Tournament Appearances
  • Won 13 of past 15 NCAA first-round matches
  • Streak of 14 consecutive tournament appearances is 11th longest active streak
    • 1. California, Stanford, UCLA 27
    • 4. Texas 26
    • 5. Florida, Georgia 22
    • 7. Pepperdine, Arizona State 21
    • 9. Duke 19
    • 10. Southern California 17
    • 11. South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt 14
  • Won at least five league matches in all but one SEC season
  • Ranked top 25 in 16 of past 22 seasons
  • 15 consecutive seasons with .500 record or better

Women’s Tennis Since 1984


198412-17.414NRElkins first season at South Carolina

198527-10.730NRFirst Metro Conference Championship

198613-16.448NRMetro Conference Champions

198724-8.750#19First Top 20 Final Rank; Metro Champions

198815-10.600#15NCAA Round of 20; Four Metro Championship

19897-16.304NR2nd Place Metro Conference

199018-6.750#13NCAA Round of 16; Fifth Metro Championship

19919-13.409#24Two NCAA Singles and Doubles Participants

199213-10.565#23Tied for Fifth in First Year of SEC Play (7-6)

199310-12.455#25Helen Crook/Victoria Davies NCAA Doubles Semifinalists

199419-7.731#18Elkins named ITA Region Coach of The Year

199522-7.758#12Elkins named SEC Coach of the Year

199617-10.630#154th in SEC; NCAA Second Round

199715-10.600#164th Consecutive Top 20 Finish

199812-12.500#334th Consecutive NCAA Appearance

199918-8.692#12NCAA Regional Champs (Columbia, SC region)

200016-12.571#20NCAA Second Round

200115-9.577#21NCAA Second Round

200217-8.680#16NCAA Second Round

200314-11.560#46NCAA Second Round

200414-10.583#3310th Consecutive NCAA Appearance; NCAA Round of 32

200515-9.625#2311th Consecutive NCAA Appearance; NCAA Round of 32

200612-11.522#4112th Consecutive NCAA Appearance

200716-7.696#3213th Consecutive NCAA Appearance

200813-10.565#3214th Consecutive NCAA Appearance; NCAA Round of 32