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Methodist University Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. III
Location:Fayetteville, NC
Head Coach:Francie Barragan
Assistant Coach:Austin Wang
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Small city
Student Population:2,500+

Conference Highlights
Conference Regular Season Champions: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Conference Tournament Champions: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
*Tournament began in 2006
Post Season Highlights
-Reached top 32 at NCAA DIII National Tournament in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012

-Elena Blanina from Methodist won two national championships in singles in 2001 & 2002
Tournament Highlights
2012: Went 22-4 overall.
Reached top 32 at the DIV III NCAA National Tournament.

2011: Went 25-2 overall, including a school record 25 wins in a row.
Reached top 32 at the DIV III NCAA National Tournament.

2010: Went 23-3 overall and 12-0 in conference play.
Reached top 32 at the DIV III NCAA National Tournament.
Individual Achievements
NCAA Division III National Champions - Singles

2001 Elena Blanina
2002 Elena Blanina

ITA Division III National Champions:

Carla Simpson & Elena Blanina: Doubles, 2000

Coaching Achievements
In seven seasons at the helm, Barragan has led the Monarchs to a 143-27 record with six conference regular season championships and five conference tournament championships. She has received the USA South Conference Coach of the Year award six times in her seven years at Methodist.

Barragan was ranked in the top 100 in the nation as a junior tennis player and played collegiately at North Carolina State from 1996-2000. Barragan played as high as No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles at NC State. She was elected to the Dean's List all four years at N.C. State.
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