SoCon Women’s Tennis Postseason Awards Announced

Posted by Press Release on April 14, 2014 at 5:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced its 2014 postseason awards today, April 14, and the Elon University women’s tennis team placed its three seniors on the all-conference teams while Jordan Johnston and Barbora Lazarova were named to the second-team all-SoCon doubles team.

Johnston was the only player to be named to the first team, as the senior went 11-8 this season from the No. 1 singles spot. She went 6-3 in SoCon play on the way to earning the first-team all-SoCon honor for the third year in a row.

Elon’s other two seniors — Frida Jansaker and Bryn Khoury — placed on the all-SoCon second team, which was selected by position. Jansaker earned the No. 2 position after going 14-3 throughout the season, including posting a perfect 9-0 mark in conference play. Currently, Jansaker is riding a seven-match winning streak and is 14-1 in her last 15 matches.

Though moving up to No. 3 singles periodically throughout the season, Khoury took home the second-team all-SoCon honor in the No. 4 position after posting an overall mark of 13-5, including a 7-3 mark at No. 4 singles. Khoury is also riding a six-match winning streak while winning 11 of her last 13 singles matches.

Khoury and Jansaker were both on the second-team all-SoCon last season as well.

Earning second-team all-SoCon honors, Johnston and Lazarova earned the No. 1 position on the team after going 8-4 throughout the season and 6-3 in SoCon play.

Elon will head to Chattanooga, Tenn. this week as the No. 4 seed in the SoCon Tournament and will face No. 5 UNC Greensboro on Thursday, April 17, at 1 p.m.

2014 SoCon Women’s Tennis Postseason Awards

First Team
Brites Moniz-Soares, Davidson
Jordan Johnston, Elon
Ansley Speaks, Furman
Stephanie N’tcha, Samford
Kayla Jones, Chattanooga
Stacia Kissell, Western Carolina

Katherine Oudin/Alex Moreno-Kaste, Furman
Stephanie N’tcha/Kristen Lewis, Samford
Kaylene Chadwell/Alexa Flynn, Chattanooga

Second Team
Singles (by position)
No. 1 – Clare Cox, Appalachian State
No. 2 – Frida Jansaker, Elon
No. 3 – Yasmeen Ebada, Samford
No. 4 – Bryn Khoury, Elon
No. 5 – Emily Mallory, Samford
No. 6 – Blair Martin, Furman

Doubles (by position)
No. 1 – Jordan Johnston/Barbora Lazarova, Elon
No. 2 – Blair Martin/Ansley Speaks, Furman
No. 3 – Kelsey Coots/Claire Mulyadi, Chattanooga

Karlee Bryde, Furman
Ansley Speaks, Furman
Blair Martin, Furman
Giulia Riepe, Georgia Southern
Yasmin Franco, UNCG
Lauren Caballero, Samford

Player of the Year
Ansley Speaks, Furman

Freshman of the Year
Ansley Speaks, Furman

Don Bunch/Buddy Hartsell Sportsmanship Award
Audrey Coventry, Wofford

Coach of the Year
Debbie Southern, Furman

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