Women's Tennis: Samara Adds Barrett

  • By Brian Kuppelweiser
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  • November 11, 2011 11:12 AM
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia women’s tennis coach Tina Samara has announced today the signing of Hailey Barrett to the 2012-13 roster.

“We are very excited to have Hailey on board,” says Samara. “She brings not only athletic ability and talent, but also a great attitude and work ethic. We are looking forward to seeing her develop both on and off the court over the next four years.”

Barrett (Lansing, Mich./Grand Ledge High) is a TennisRecruiting.net four-star athlete and is ranked as 109th-best player in the country, the ninth-best player in the Great Lakes region and second-best player in the state of Michigan. In the IMG Academy RPI, Barrett holds a ranking of No. 102.

As a freshman, Barrett advanced to the semifinal round of the Michigan state tennis tournament. In her sophomore year, Barrett played in the state tournament’s final round.

Barrett participated in the winter and summer national championships, advanced to the final round of the Midwest Open and was named a member of the Lansing State Journal Dream Team for the past three years.


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