VonStrolley, Zabkar named to All-SoCon first team
CHARLESTON, SC – UNC Greensboro’s Arielle VonStrolley and Erica Zabkar were named to the Southern Conference’s women’s tennis all-conference first team on Thursday.
VonStrolley was named as both a singles and doubles player, while Zabkar was named as a doubles selection. A redshirt freshman from Miramar, FL, VonStrolley has been UNCG’s No. 1 singles player throughout the season. She has compiled a 15-19 mark this season, including a 10-10 record during the spring campaign.
Zabkar, a junior from Atlanta, GA, teamed with VonStrolley to go 12-12 as UNCG’s No. 1 doubles. The duo went 6-3 in conference play this season, helping them to a 10-9 mark in the spring portion of the schedule.
Chattanooga’s Anastasia Zhukova and Furman’s Laura Gioia were named Conference Co-Players of the Year. Elon’s Deanna Bailey was named the conference’s Freshman of the Year. Furman’s Debbie Southern was named the Coach of the Year.
Fifth-seeded UNCG will face fourth-seeded Elon in a quarterfinal match at the Southern Conference Tournament at 10 am Friday.
WOMEN’S TENNIS FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE
Chelsea Albertz, College of Charleston
Anastasia Zhukova, Chattanooga
Kelsey Linville, Davidson
Deanna Bailey, Elon
Laura Gioia, Furman
Arielle VonStrolley, UNC Greensboro
Anastasia Zhukova/Lindsey Ballrd, Chattanooga
Laura Gioia/Nastasa Manojlovic, Furman
Arielle VonStrolley/Erica Zabkar, UNC Greensboro
WOMEN’S TENNIS SECOND TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE
#1 Merry Ellen Henry, Wofford
#2 Lauren Osborne, Furman
#3 Bonnie Baird, Furman
#4 Jaqueline Eckert, Furman
#5 Holly Dowse, College of Charleston
#6 Natasa Manoklovic, Furman
#1 Holly Dowse/Anna Lee Evans, College of Charleston
#2 Jaqueline Eckert/Lauren Osborne, Furman
#3 Lisa Bornt-Davis/Lauren Tomroy, Furman
Coach of the Year: Debbie Southern
Freshman of the Year: Deanna Bailey, Elon
Player of the Year: Anastasia Zhukova, Chattanooga and Laura Gioia, Furman
Sportsmanship Award: Jacqueline Eckert, Furman and Suzanna Sjokvist, Western Carolina
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