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Audrey Bordeleau honored by SEC; Lady’Backs ready for LSU in SEC Tournament

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Audrey Bordeleau honored by SEC; Lady’Backs ready for LSU in SEC Tournament

AUBURN, Ala. – Senior Audrey Bordeleau’s part in the community earned the Lady Razorback a spot on the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team named Thursday.

Bordeleau, the native of Quebec City, Canada, participated in various activities throughout the Fayetteville community. She carved pumpkins at a local elderly home, served Thanksgiving meals at a homeless shelter and assisted in building homes with Habitat for Humanity. She is also very active in SWEAT HAWGS, a program in which student-athletes promote physical education to local elementary schools, and canned food drives.

“Audrey [Bordeleau] has developed her career as a true leader the past two seasons,” said Arkansas head coach Michael Hegarty. “The great thing about her being a leader on our team is that she does it on and off the court.”

The 16th-ranked University of Arkansas Lady’Backs are now preparing to face No. 27 LSU for the second time in less than a week in Friday’s 10 a.m. quarterfinal match up at the Southeastern Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament.

Arkansas, the No. 3 overall seed in the tournament, received a first-round bye while LSU is advancing into the second round after defeating Alabama, 4-1, on Thursday.

The Tigers feature No. 12 ranked and All-SEC First Team selection, Megan Falcon. She and Mykala Hedberg are ranked No. 12 in the nation as a duo for LSU.

SEC Coach of the Year, Hegarty, will have his team ready Friday in hopes of advancing to the semifinals of SEC Tournament.

“Our matches with LSU are always very competitive,” Hegarty said. “They have had an outstanding season, and we are fully ready for the challenge.

The Lady’Backs fell, 5-2, to the Tigers down in Baton Rouge, La. last Saturday in their season last regular season match.

To view LIVE STATS for tomorrow’s Lady’Back match against LSU, visit LADYBACKS.COM.



Sports Category : Tennis (W)