Todd Petty Signs Dynamic Tennis Duo|
Nov. 13, 2009
LUBBOCK, TX -- Texas Tech head women's tennis coach, Todd Petty, has announced the signing of two nationally ranked student-athletes for the Lady Raider's incoming class for the 2010-2011season.
Haley Fournier, a 5-star recruit from Leawood, Kansas, has signed her National Letter of Intent and will become a Lady Raider next season. The senior at Blue Valley North High School was ranked Top 50 USTA Girl's 18's singles (2009, 2008) and was ranked #1 Missouri Valley Section Girl's 18's singles (2009, 2008).
As team captain, she led Blue Valley North High School to the Kansas 6A Team Championship in 2009. Haley helped Blue Valley North to the Kansas 6A Team Championship in 2006 and 2007. She was a 1st Team All-State Selection and 1st Team All-Kansas City Metro in 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2006.
She was named High School All-American (2010, 2009), USTA Fed Cup team member (2009, 2008), and USTA Intersectional team member in 2007. Haley finished third at the National Open (July 2007) singles while she and her playing partner were National Open Doubles Champions (2007) and the National Open Double Semifinalists in 2008.
Ranked 51st in the national rankings, Haley finished her high school career with seven team or individual state championships, one 2nd place finish, and two 3rd place finishes.
Her 2007 soccer squad won the state title and finished third in 2008.
Samantha Adams has also signed her national letter of intent to play for the Lady Raiders. The New Braunfels, Texas, native helped lead her team to the 2009, 2008, and 2007 State Team Tennis Championships.
Samantha is also a 5-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net. This outstanding player is currently ranked fourth in Texas and is posted 69th in the national rankings.
Coach Todd Petty declared, "These two student-athletes are probably the two highest ranked players we've ever signed to our program. Samantha and Haley had great visits on campus and really enjoyed being with our team. Todd Chapman and I both expect them to add very nicely to the nucleus we see growing on our team. We're very excited about the future of Texas Tech women's tennis."