Four Clippers Earn All-CACC Honors in Women’s Tennis
New Haven, CT – The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) has released its 2011 All-CACC Women's Tennis Teams and individual honors. Concordia has four players named to the teams in which the voting was conducted by the conference's nine head coaches.
Junior Yuliya Plevako (Astana, Kazakhstan) was named to the All-CACC First Team, her first in her career after being selected to the Second Team the past two seasons. Plevako finished with a 7-1 singles and doubles record in conference play. Her only loss in singles competition came to Goldey-Beacom's Stephanie Puentes (Bogota, Columbia) who was named Player of the Year by the coaches.
Senior's Clara Catanzano (Sete, France) and Juliana Frey (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) both were named to the All-CACC Second Team. Catanzano recorded a 7-1 singles and doubles record. Her only loss during singles play was to Chestnut Hill's Maria Parapouras (Victoria, Australia) who also was named to the Second Team.
Frey finished with an 8-0 singles and doubles record during conference play. Frey's partner for doubles, junior Ana S.O. Mendes (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), was also named to the All-CACC Second Team with a 5-3 singles record along with the 8-0 doubles record.
Concordia (8-0, 8-0 CACC) will have a couple more days off to prepare for the CACC Championships this weekend. The Clippers will serve as the host for the event which kicks off on Saturday, October 22nd at the Meyers Tennis Center. Concordia will be the #1 seed for the tournament and will face #4 Holy Family at 10am.
The 2011 All-Conference teams and individual awards are listed below:
2011 All-CACC Women's Tennis Team
|Kelly Dennis||Chestnut Hill||So.||Cincinnati, OH|
|Yuliya Plevako||Concordia||Jr.||Astana, Kazakhstan|
|Stephanie Puentes||Goldey-Beacom||Fr.||Bogota, Columbia|
|Jin Querubin||Holy Family||Jr.||Mississauga, Ontario|
|Nastia Shcherbakova||Chestnut Hill||Jr.||Minsk, Belarus|
|Juliana Victoria||Holy Family||Jr.||Guayaquil, Ecuador|
|Melanie Bonomo||Goldey-Beacom||Jr.||Maracay, Venezuela|
|Clara Catanzano||Concordia||Sr.||Sete, France|
|Juliana Frey||Concordia||Sr.||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Ana S.O. Mendes||Concordia||Jr.||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Maria Parapouras||Chestnut Hill||Jr.||Victoria, Australia|
|Marina Sales||Goldey-Beacom||Sr.||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Filipa Correia, Fr., Goldey-Beacom|
|Morgan Oechsle, Fr., Chestnut Hill|
|Blanca Sancho, Jr., Goldey-Beacom|
|Player of the Year:||Stephanie Puentes, Goldey-Beacom|
|Rookie of the Year:||Stephanie Puentes, Goldey-Beacom|
|Coach of the Year:||Albert Stroble, Chestnut Hill|
|Team Sportsmanship Award:||Post University|