MUNCIE, Ind. - Ball State University women's tennis coach Christine Bader has announced the signing of Courtney Wild (Carmel, Ind./Carmel High School) to a national letter of intent to compete on the women's tennis team.
"I am very excited to have Courtney Wild join our Ball State women's tennis program," said Bader. "Courtney will be a great addition to our program. Her passion for tennis is contagious. She is an accomplished person and tennis player who will make an immediate impact.
Wild has played at No. 1 singles the last three seasons for Carmel high school owning a 73-7 overall record. She competed in the state finals as a true freshman. Wild has led her team to back-to-back state championships as a sophomore and junior. She has been ranked in the top 100 in the nation since her freshman year at Carmel.
In United State Tennis Association (USTA) competition Wild finished in the top 16 out of 128 at the USTA Midwest Sectional Qualifier. In doubles action, Wild partnered with Emina Bektas to reach the National Open Finals in 2008. Over the years Wild has earned Midwest Sportmanship and Barbara Wynne Award.
She is currently enrolled at New Braunfels High School in Texas, where she is working on maintaining her 3.5 cumulative GPA and attending the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch while training in preparation for her last year of junior tennis and to begin her college career at Ball State.