Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Lincoln's Bere signs with UIS women's tennis team

Lincoln High School tennis player Kena Bere will play for the University of Illinois Springfield and has signed a letter of intent during the early signing period.

Bere won two consolation matches at the Girls State Tennis Tournament in October. She recorded a 21-6 singles record and a 14-3 doubles record as a senior.

UIS announced the signing of two other recruits.

Kaitlyn Thornhill, a senior at Alpharetta (Georgia) High School, is ranked in the top 30 in her home state. She helped her high school team win a regional championship and finish as state runner-up.

Vandalia High’s Hannah Blythe qualified for state sophomore, junior and seniors years. She won titles at the Mattoon Junior Classic, Saluki Junior/Adult Open and Frog Island Junior Open.

The story was reported by the Lincoln Courier on November 16, 2015.

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