UNCG women’s tennis freshman Yasmin Franco has been named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team, the league announced Monday.
UNCG women’s tennis freshman Yasmin Franco has been named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team, the league announced Monday.
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Franco Named to SoCon Women's Tennis All-Freshman Team

UNCGSpartans.com 04-14-2014

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG women’s tennis freshman Yasmin Franco (Largo, Fla./Indian Rocks Christian) has been named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team, the league announced Monday.

Franco earned All-Freshman team honors after a solid 10-7 spring season that included a 6-2 record against league opponents. The Largo, Fla. native was 4-1 at the No. 5 singles position and had a 4-2 record at No. 3 singles.

In doubles, Franco and teammate Dilara Yurtkuran (Istanbul, Turkey/Gunes Koleji) had a 8-3 overall record and was 5-3 against conference foes.   

The UNCG women's tennis team earned the fifth seed in this week's tournament. The Spartans play its first match on Thursday, April 17, at 1 p.m. at the Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. against fourth-seeded Elon. 


Follow all the action about the 2014 UNCG Women's tennis team on www.UNCGSpartans.com or on twitter @UNCGsports. 

2014 SoCon Women’s Tennis Postseason Awards

First Team

Singles

Brites Moniz-Soares, Davidson

Jordan Johnston, Elon

Ansley Speaks, Furman

Stephanie N’tcha, Samford

Kayla Jones, Chattanooga

Stacia Kissell, Western Carolina

Doubles

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


All-Freshman

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

Sportsmanship Award

Audrey Coventry, Wofford

Coach of the Year

Debbie Southern, Furman

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