WKU tennis adds two signees for 2014-2015

Herald Sports Staff

WKU first-year women’s tennis Head Coach Jonatan Berhane announced Wednesday the signing of two new Lady Toppers, Tereza Hejlova and Cassie Pennington, to the 2014-2015 roster.

Hejlova has had a successful career in her home country, the Czech Republic, holding a top national ranking. Her career-high ranking in the Women’s Tennis Association is 1140, and she’s notched victories over the No. 465 ranked player in the world at the time, Ysaline Bonaventure, and the No. 22 ranked player in the under-18 division, Viktoria Malova.

Pennington hails from Greenwood High School in Bowling Green. She’s captured the Region 4 title in five consecutive years and has made it to the quarterfinals of the Kentucky State Tournament.