Clarksville, Ark.-Olivia Fisher and Lee Short have earned American Southwest Conference East Division tennis honors, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
Fisher was named to the ASC All-East Division First team while Short earned a spot on the ASC All-East Division Second team as voted upon by the conference head coaches. Fisher, a sophomore from Mountain Home, posted a 5-1 ASC record as the team’s No. 1 singles player. In doubles play, she finished with a 4-2 ASC record. She ended conference play with four straight singles wins. Overall, Fisher had a 6-4 singles record and a 5-5 doubles record. She was named to the ASC All-Academic team in basketball, soccer and tennis this year. She is a graduate of Mountain Home High School. Short, a junior from Little Rock, posted a 2-3 ASC singles record playing the No. 1 and No. 2 positions. In doubles play, he went 2-3 in conference matches. Short ended the year with a 4-9 overall record in singles play and a 4-9 mark in doubles action. He is a member of the ASC All-Academic team this year and a graduate of Parkview High School. “These kids definitely deserve this honor,” said head coach Luc Godin. “They have worked hard all year. They are great student-athletes and are good leaders for the team. They fought hard all season long, so it’s really nice to see their hard work being paid off. I’m very proud of them.” “Olivia had a great year,” said Godin. “She is a very good athlete. She had a huge win over Mississippi College’s number one player, who was ranked nationally during the year. Lee worked his way up in the lineup and that’s what every coach hopes that their players will do. He’s a smart kid who competes really hard.”