Evie Collier, a rising star
Evangeline Collier competed this weekend at women's british league held in Barnsley, Yorkshire for St Andrews Table Tennis Club. She played in the premier division of the league. This league is a women's senior league and the best players in the country play over the weekend.
Evangeline is currently ranked 73 in the senior women in England.
She played 10 games over the weekend, and won 7 of these games. In the process she beat Lindsey Renyolds ranked no 11 in the country, Sara Wang ranked no 19, Lesley Keast ranked no 24, Jane Vickers ranked no 25, Jessica Dawson ranked no 27, Elizabeth May ranked no 52 and Teresa Armitage ranked no 74 in the women's but ranked no 4 in the Junior rankings, Evangeline in ranked 12 in the Juniors.
Evangeline was presented with the Player of the Weekend Award, which takes into account playing ability, sportsmanship, dress, punctuality and manner. Evangeline was told, when receiving the award, that every umpire who had umpired her matches, had voted for her.
Evangeline trains at BATTS Table Tennis Club in Harlow and the above results are the reflection of the hard work she puts into training.