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Shelby Bates
Shelby Bates

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jericho, N.Y.

High School:
Jericho Senior HS

Last College:
University at Buffalo

Height:
5-10


05/19/2013

Coastal Student-Athletes Excel Academically in the Spring; 41 Graduate

32 Post 4.0; 104 Make Dean's List; 242 Had at least 3.0 for the Semester

04/18/2013

Women's Tennis Falls to Liberty in Quarterfinals

Coastal closes the 2013 season with a 10-11 record.

04/13/2013

Coastal Falls to Winthrop in Regular Season Finale

04/10/2013

Coastal Drops 6-1 Match to Charleston Southern

04/07/2013

Women's Tennis Takes 6-1 Win at Presbyterian

The Chants return to Conway for their final two matches of the season.

Spring 2013 (Senior): Finished the season with a 7-13 overall singles record, 3-6 in the Big South ... Split time between the first second, third and fourth singles courts ... Played primarily at Nos. 2 (4-3) and 3 (1-8) singles ... Earned singles wins against conference opponents Gardner-Webb, UNC Asheville and Presbyterian College ... Went 9-12 in doubles play including a 3-7 record in Big South matches ... Was paired with three different partners, but played primarily on the first doubles court with Kourtney Kowal, amassing a 7-9 record and taking conference wins against Radford, Longwood and Presbyterian College.

Fall 2012 (Senior): Defeated Charlotte's Guneva 6-2, 6-2 at the College of Charleston Fall Tournament ... Won a singles and doubles match at the Charlotte Invitational ... Picked up two doubles victories with partner Mikaela Davies at the Appalachian State Invitational.

University at Buffalo 2010-11: Member of the 6-12 Bulls during the 2010-11 season ... Recorded three doubles wins playing in the 3 spot ... Recorded three singles victories playing in the 4 and 6 positions.

Coastal 2009-10: Was 3-2 in both singles and doubles in her first fall as a Chanticleer... Advanced to the Flight B Semifinals at College of Charleston Invitational with wins over Davidson and Air Force... Picked up a three-set win over North Carolina Central at the UNCW Fall Invitational... Teamed with Alex Derungs for a pair of wins over North Carolina Central and UNC Wilmington at the UNCW Fall Invitational, advancing to the Flight B Championship match... Finished the season with a 4-2 singles record and 6-3 doubles record.

At Jericho HS: Graduated in 2009 from Jericho... Played at No. 2 singles her senior season and No. 3 as a junior, leading the Jayhawks to their fourth straight berth in the Nassau County finals her senior season... Was named her squad's MVP as a senior after serving as team captain... Advanced to the All-Division State tournament in singles her junior year... Was on the No. 1 doubles team her sophomore year, where she went undefeated through conference and county play, earning All-County accolades after the Jayhawks won the Long Island and Nassau County Championships... Named Most Outstanding Player on her squad as a sophomore... Lost only one match at No. 2 doubles her freshman year, garnering All-County honors.

Personal: Full name is Shelby Erin Bates ... Daughter of Rick and Jackie Bates ... Majoring in Communication