Elon’s Johnston and Jansaker Selected for ITA Women’s All-American Tennis Championships

ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s tennis standouts Jordan Johnston and Frida Jansaker earned a prequalifying doubles spot to play in the 2012 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships held in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on Oct. 4-7.

Johnston and Jansaker spent time in the national rankings last season at No. 43, as the duo finished the season with a 20-2 mark (9-1 in Southern Conference) and ended the season on a 10-match winning streak.

Johnston and Jansaker began last season with an 8-6 victory over North Carolina’s nationally ranked team of Zoe De Bruycker and Laura Slater and took off from there. The pair earned first-team all-league honors in doubles action and both earned all-conference honors in singles as well.

The Phoenix women’s tennis team hosts the Elon Fall Invitational this weekend, Friday-Sunday, at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.