WELLESLEY, Mass. – The Wellesley College tennis team took home several post-season awards on Tuesday, as announced by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Six Wellesley student-athletes represented the Blue on the NEWMAC All-Conference team.
All three of Wellesley's top doubles pairs earned an All-Conference nod, while senior Kendall Tada and first-year Samantha Stone also earned All-Conference honors in singles.
The Blue's number one doubles pair of junior Sojung Lee and first-year Carina Chen went undefeated in NEWMAC play to earn their spot on the team. Lee is a three-time All-Conference honoree, while Chen makes her first All-Conference appearance in her first year eligible.
Wellesley first-years Andjela Stojkovic and Lina Ye paired up to grab an All-Conference nod at number two doubles. The classmates went 5-1 at the second spot for the Blue, 5-2 overall in conference play.
Wrapping up the doubles All-Conference selections, Tada and Stone earned the honor at number three. The pair recorded a 6-1 overall record in NEWMAC play, including a 2-0 mark when sliding up to play at number two.
Wellesley's Stone and Tada also earned singles All-Conference honors. Stone was named All-Conference at number five singles, carrying a 5-1 mark in NEWMAC play. At number six, Tada earned All-Conference with a 5-2 overall record, including playing as high as number three for the Blue.
After finishing the fall as NEWMAC Runner-up, the Wellesley tennis team will now look ahead the spring season, slated to begin in March.
|Sojung Lee||Carina Chen||Andjela Stojkovic|
|Doubles All-Conference||Doubles All-Conference||Doubles All-Conference|
|Lina Ye||Samantha Stone||Kendall Tada|
|Doubles All-Conference||Singles, Doubles All-Conference||Singles, Doubles All-Conference|
2013 Women's Tennis All-Conference Team and Award Winners
NEWMAC Athlete of the Year: Alexandra Marlowe, Wheaton
NEWMAC Rookie of the Year: Elysa Kohrs, MIT
NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player: Victoria Tam, MIT
NEWMAC Coach of the Year: Lynn Miller, Wheaton
NEWMAC Sportsmanship Award: Smith College
#1 Singles- Alexandra Marlowe, Wheaton
#2 Singles- Elysa Kohrs, MIT
#3 Singles- Victoria Tam, MIT
#4 Singles- Krystal Lai, MIT
#5 Singles- Wendi Kong, MIT
#6 Singles- Vynnie Kong, MIT
#1 Doubles- Lauren Quisenberry & Julia Hsu, MIT
#2 Doubles- Victoria Tam & Elysa Kohrs, MIT
#3 Doubles- Michelle Dutt & Krystal Lai, MIT
Second Team All-Conference
#1 Singles- Lauren Quisenberry, MIT
#2 Singles- Lyndsay Cooke, Wheaton
#3 Singles- Sarah Whitaker, Babson
#4 Singles- Amanda Brazell, Wheaton
#5 Singles- Sam Stone, Wellesley
#6 Singles- Kendall Tada, Wellesley
#1 Doubles- Sojung Lee & Carina Chen, Wellesley/Lyndsay Cooke & Alexandra Marlowe, Wheaton
#2 Doubles- Andjela Stojkovic & Lina Ye, Wellesley
#3 Doubles- Kendall Tada & Sam Stone, Wellesley