Men's Tennis gets commitment from Jamie Bekeart

Men's Tennis gets commitment from Jamie Bekeart

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern men's tennis program has received a commitment for the 2016-17 season in Jamie Bekeart, Head Coach Jimmy Weinacker announced today.

Bekeart, who will graduate from Rivers Academy High School in Atlanta, Ga., has played tennis since the age of eight. He has been ranked in the top 20 in the south during his junior tennis career, and ranked in the top 10 in the state of Georgia.

Bekeart is the son of Douwe and Vicki Bekeart. He is interested in studying pre-health at Birmingham-Southern, and becoming a physical therapist.