Tennis: White House’s Rappuhn Earns USA South All-Sportsmanship Team

By Kris Freeman for White House High School

Former White House High School tennis standout Dani Rappuhn was named to the USA South All-Conference Team as the Sportsmanship award winner for the 2021 season for Covenant College.

A 2020 graduate of White House High School, Rappuhn is a freshman for the Scots tennis team.

Rappuhn was 5-3 in doubles play this year and also won her first three singles matches.

Congratulations Dani! And here is the full story from Covenant College Official Website:

Related: USA South Release

ROME, Ga. — Covenant women’s tennis sophomores Madelyn Savage and Gillian Bosko both earned USA South All-West Division first team honors while freshman Dani Rappuhn was the Scots’ representative on the All-Sportsmanship team, as the league unveiled its season awards on Thursday.

All awards are voted on by the women’s tennis coach at each institution. The divisional team voting is completed only by those coaches in the particular division. The first team all-conference and individual award voting is completed by all coaches.

Savage, a sophomore from Blairsville, Ga., earns her first All-USA South honor. Playing at the top flight in singles for the majority of the season, Savage went 10-5 overall and 5-1 against USA South foes. Her eight wins at the top spot led the team and her 10 overall singles wins tied for the team lead with freshman Kacey Melton. IN doubles play, Savage had a team-best 11 victories.

Bosko, a sophomore from Woodstock, Ga., also collects her first career All-USA South honor. Bosko went 7-4 in singles play, with five of those wins coming at the No. 2 spot and two at the top position. The sophomore compiled a 4-1 record in league play.

Savage and Bosko formed the No. 1 doubles team for the Scots. The duo was a two-time USA South Doubles Team of the Week award winner during the year and went 10-4 together, including a 4-1 record against USA South competition.

Rappuhn, a freshman from White House, Tenn., began her college career with three singles wins and was third on the team with nine doubles wins. Rappuhn matched with four teammates in doubles play on the year but had a 5-3 record with Laney Beckwith.

Covenant ended the schedule portion of the regular season on Wednesday with an 8-1 win at Johnson to improve to 10-5 on the year.


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