Tennis player Jordan Harrell of Lithonia's Martin Luther King Jr. High School has been signed to a scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year at Xavier University in Louisiana and will play for Coach Alan Green and the Gold Rush team.
Tennisrecruiting.net 4-star prospect ranked 17th in Georgia and 78th in
the Southeast. Harrell won USTA singles events in 2012 and 2013, and he
has competed in the World Team Tennis Junior Nationals. The USTA
website credits Harrell with a 555-165 record during the past 10 years.
Harrell was 24-1 at No. 1 singles over his final two prep seasons at
Gold Rush ranked fifth in the 2013 NAIA Postseason Coaches' Top 25 Poll. The Gold Rush in 2013 became the first XU
program to reach the quarterfinals of an NAIA National Championship in
consecutive seasons and have qualified for nationals each of
the last five seasons.