University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Emily McLennan, coming off a tie for second at this past weekend's Low Country Intercollegiate tournament, was named the Southern Conference golfer of the week. It's the second time this season and fourth time in her career she has earned the honor. She has finished in the top five at a tournament four times this season and 11 times in her career.
- Sewanee's Emily Javadi, from Chattanooga and Baylor School, is the Southern Athletic Association women's golfer of the week after earning medalist honors at last week's Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational. She finished at 1-under-par 215 in the 54-hole tournament to help the Tigers claim the team title. Sewanee has moved up from seventh to fourth in the Golfstat.com national rankings for NCAA Division III programs, and Javadi — at No. 7 — is one of five Tigers ranked in the top 100 individually.
- UTC's women's soccer program has added Kaylin Hernandez from Strathcona High School in Edmonton, Canada, to the fall roster for 2016. Hernandez, who has also competed in track and volleyball, joins 11 signees and four spring additions for the Mocs.
- Sewanee senior Lindsey Liles was named the Southern Athletic Association women's tennis player of the week for her 5-1 record against nationally second-ranked Bowdoin, Trinity of Connecticut and Salisbury. She was 3-0 at No. 1 singles, including a win over Bowdoin's 2015 national finalist. Liles has helped lead the Tigers to a No. 10 national ranking.
- Bryan College swept an Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader with Truett-McConnell on Wednesday in Dayton, Tenn., winning 3-2 and 4-3 to improve to 16-12 overall and 11-3 in the AAC.
In the opener, Olivia Gore and Lacye Walker each went 2-for-4 for the Lady Lions. Walker also had an RBI, as did Sarah Hundley, who pitched the final five innings of the win, allowing two earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four. In the second game, Leslie Nunnelly was 3-for-4, while Hundley went 2-for-3 and drove in a run. Katie Sims pitched a complete game, allowing an earned run on four hits and three walks while striking out three.
- New Bryan volleyball head coach Jessica Day has added another recruit for the 2016 season, as Greenbrier (Tenn.) outside/middle hitter and captain Abby Joiner signed scholarship papers last week. She made all-district and all-region-tournament teams last fall and also has four years of experience with a regional travel club. "I chose Bryan because I have always wanted to attend a private Christian college, and Bryan felt like home," Joiner said.
- The Tennessee Wesleyan women beat Reinhardt 20-9 in an AAC match Wednesday in Athens, Tenn., with Taylor Bargainer's six-goal day pacing the Lady Bulldogs (7-3, 4-0).
Jasmine Hickman added five goals and three assists, Casey Schaefer and Brittany Turner each had three goals and an assist, Emily Waldrop had two goals and as many assists and Lauren McHugh completed the scoring for Tennessee Wesleyan. Paige Falkowski recorded six saves for the Lady Bulldogs, who are No. 9 in the NAIA coaches top 10 poll. Reinhardt, outshot 37-18 overall (including 21-5 in the second half), dropped to 7-3 overall while suffering its first loss in five league matches this season.
- Sewanee had 13 members of its equestrian team named Tuesday to the IHSA all-academic teams, including Abigail Bray, Megan Hopson, April Kosatoff and Lindsay Stevenson as first-teamers for grade point averages of 3.8 or better on a 4.0 scale. Margaret Dupree, Leslie Goodman, Iris Harrison, Aelin Hill, Megan Hopson, Rosemary McMaster, Kathryn Miller, Sophie Streiwieser and Caroline White made the second team with GPAs of at least 3.5.