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2003-2004 Women's Tennis Roster

Emily Vest

Class: Jr.
Height: 5-3
Previous School: Germantown
Hometown: Germantown, TN

Vest's Game Game is built around the backcourt ... Fights extremely hard ... Has improved doubles skills ... Will be pushing for a starting position ... Ranked top 60 in the south ... Great attitude ... Very good team player ... Most improved player on the team.


Played No. 6 singles all spring ... Picked up a win in the Sun Belt Tournament with a 6-3, 6-4 win over New Mexico State's Katie Hodge ... Went 6-5 in the fall tournaments ... Took fourth place at the Doctor's Vision Center Flight C ... Had a fifth place finish at Furman Invitational ... Teamed with Carien Venter in doubles at Furman Invitational and June Stewart Invitational ... Venter and Vest went 2-4 in doubles .. Vest teamed with Ole Miss' Florencia Basile at the Middle Tennessee Fall Invitational and went 3-1 in Flight B doubles falling in the finals 6-8 to Sumitra Rao and Marl Dirnstorfer of Memphis.


Saw limited action in singles ... Played five matches in the spring and ended the 2002 season 3-2 ... Played No. 6 singles in the Sun Belt Tournament Championships when injury sidelined senior Michaela Gridling ... Went 5-3 in doubles in the spring, playing at No. 2 and No. 3 ... Made her mark in doubles play at the end of the season, playing both No. 2 and No. 3 doubles ... Overall doubles record of 8-7 ... After struggling for most of the fall, Vest won the final singles match in the fall season with a 6-0, 6-0 shutout of Marshall's Olivia Hill ... Won at least one match in the four tournaments she played in.

High School: Attended Germantown High School ... Won district title four years in a row ... Named MVP for three years ... AAA Girls Tennis player of the Year 1998-2000 ... Led team to state semi-finals twice.

Personal: Majoiring in Animal Science ... Hopes to attend the University of Tennessee Vet School ... Enjoys swimming and horse back riding ... Born on January 18, 1983 ... Daugther of Jim and Joan Vest.