May 2, 2013

Voges, Cohen, Hire named to All-Conference Tennis Teams

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–Three members of the Birmingham-Southern tennis teams were voted to the All-Southern Athletic Association Teams this week, in exclusive voting by the league's head coaches.

Senior Sawyer Voges earned First-Team honors on the men's side, and freshman Patrick Hire was a Second-Team selection. For the women, freshman Sara Cohen was Second-Team All-SAA.

Voges had a 9-4 mark this season in singles play, all at the number one position, going 4-1 against SAA opponents. He was also 9-5 in doubles, including a 3-3 record against conference opponents. Hire was 10-3 in singles, mostly at the third spot, and 4-1 in SAA play. In doubles, he was 7-6 overall and 4-2 in league action.

Cohen had an outstanding freshman campaign as well, going 11-1 overall and 5-0 in the SAA at number three singles. She was also 10-2 in doubles, mostly in the second position.