Linda Partlow
Linda Partlow
Year: 2007
Sport: Tennis, Softball, Educator

Linda Partlow was inducted into the NJCAA Women’s Tennis Hall of Fame after coaching 22 years at Itawamba Community College.

During those 22 seasons, her Lady Indians won 149 matches and lost 53 including nine Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College state titles and six Region 23 championships.

On six other occasions, Coach Partlow’s squad finished runner-up in the region and five times, second in the state championship.

She also won 134 games and two north division crowns in nine years of coaching softball at Itawamba Community College, participated in 10 NJCAA National Tennis tournaments and had four top 14 finishes including eighth in the nation in 1991 in the non-scholarship division. She was named the MACJC and Region 23 Coach of the Year five times, and her tennis players signed scholarships at Mississippi State University, Delta State University, Mississippi University for Women, the University of North Alabama and Blue Mountain College.

Women's Tennis Season-By-Season

Year     Record     State Tournament     Region Tournament     National Tournament
1980     5-2     Champions            
1981     8-2     Champions     Runner-Up      
1982     5-2     Champions     Runner-Up      
1983     6-4     Champions     Champions      
1984     6-3-2     Runner-Up     Runner-Up      
1985     3-4     Third            
1986     0-2     Fifth            
1987     6-1-1     Champions     Champions      
1988     7-0     Champions     Champions      
1989     4-3     Third            
1990     7-1     Runner-Up     Champions      
1991     10-0     Runner-Up     Runner-Up     Finished 8th
1992     5-2     Runner-Up     Third      
1993     7-4     Champions     Runner-Up      
1994     6-5     Third     Third      
1995     6-4     Fourth            
1996     9-3     Third     Third      
1997     9-1     Runner-Up     Runner-Up      
1998     6-4     Fourth            
1999     10-2     Third     Third      
2000     10-3     Champions     Champions      
2001     14-1     Champions     Champions