Mountain West Announces 2012-13 Women's Tennis All-Conference Awards
April 25, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West announced its 2012-13 All-Conference team and individual awards for women's tennis this evening, as selected by the league's nine head coaches.
UNLV's Aleksandra Josifoska was named Player of the Year thanks to an outstanding junior season. The native of Skopje, Macedonia, posted a 31-7 overall record, including 7-0 in Conference matches at the No. 1 singles position. Josifoska is currently No. 32 in the ITA rankings.
Fresno State's Rana Sherif Ahmed earned the MW Freshman of the Year award. Hailing from Cairo, Egypt, Ahmed was 9-12 on the season at the No. 1 singles position, including a 3-5 mark in MW play. She and doubles partner Melissa McQueen were 13-4 overall, 6-2 in Conference action.
|2011-12 Women's Tennis All-Mountain West Team|
|* Christine Molina, Sr., Air Force||# Melissa Cecil/Hannah Drake, Air Force|
|Marlena Pietzuch, Sr., Boise State||* Manuela Pietzuch/Marlena Pietzuch, Boise State|
|Sandy Vo, Jr., Boise State||Melissa McQueen/Rana Sherif Ahmed, Fresno State|
|Abby Stevens, Fr., Colorado State||Michelle Okhremchuk/Emma Verberne, Nevada|
|Rana Sherif Ahmed, Fr., Fresno State||Michaela Bezdickova/Laura Richardson, New Mexico|
|Michelle Okhremchuk, Jr., Nevada||Lucia Batta/^Nives Pavlovic, UNLV|
|Emma Verberne, Sr., Nevada||*Veronica Popovici/Simona Synkova, Wyoming|
|Michaela Bezdickova, Jr., New Mexico|
|Alicia Aguilar, Sr., San Diego State|
|** Julia Wais, Sr., San Diego State|
|**Lucia Batta, Jr., UNLV|
|**Aleksandra Josifoska, Jr., UNLV|
|** Veronica Popovici, Jr., Wyoming|
|* Simona Synkova, Sr., Wyoming|
|Player of the Year: Aleksandra Josifoska, UNLV|
|Freshman of the Year: Rana Sherif Ahmed, Fresno State|
|*notes two-time selection, **notes three-time selection|