ITA Announces 2009 All-America Teams for NCAA Division I Tennis

ITA Announces 2009 All-America Teams for NCAA Division I Tennis

Campbell/ITA final Singles & Doubles College Tennis Rankings released

 

SKILLMAN, N.J. - NCAA singles champions Mallory Cecil of Duke and Devin Britton of Mississippi highlight the 2009 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America Teams for Division I men's and women's tennis, released today in conjunction with the season-ending Campbell/ITA national singles and doubles rankings.

 

Both Cecil and Britton captured the NCAA singles titles on Monday in College Station, TX. It was the first time two freshmen won the men’s and women’s NCAA singles titles in the same year. Britton became just the third freshman to capture award as a frosh while Cecil became the seventh since the current format was adopted in 1977. Both champions spent the previous five years training at the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Bradenton, Florida and entered college in January.

Also highlighting this year's teams are NCAA doubles champs Mari Andersson and Jana Juricova from California and Dominic Inglot and Michael Shabaz from Virginia.

A player must meet any of the following criteria to earn ITA All-America honors:
Singles
1.) Top 16 seed in NCAA Singles Championships, or;
2.) Reach round of 16 in NCAA Singles Championships, or;
3.) Finish in the Top 20 of the final ITA Rankings.
Doubles
1.) Top eight seed in NCAA Doubles Championships, or;
2.) Reach quarterfinals of NCAA Doubles Championship, or;
3.) Finish in Top 10 of final ITA Rankings

  

2009 ITA All-America Teams

Division I Men's Tennis
(S - Singles, D - Doubles)
Bruno Agostinelli                    Kentucky (S)

Omar Altmann                        Pepperdine (S, D)

Jean-Yves Aubone                  Florida State (S)

Bassam Beidas                        Pepperdine (D)

Jonas Berg                               Mississippi (S, D)

Devin Britton                          Mississippi (S)

Arnau Brugues                        Tulsa (S)         

Alex Clayton                           Stanford (S)

Clay Donato                            North Carolina (D)

Robert Farah                           USC (S, D)

Taylor Fogleman                     North Carolina (D)

Steven Foreman                      Wake Forest (D)

Guillermo Gomez                    Georgia Tech (S)

Jamie Hunt                              Georgia (D)

Dominic Inglot                        Virginia (S, D)

Dean Jackson                          San Diego (S)

Steve Johnson,                        USC (S, D)

Bryan Koniecko                      Ohio State (S)

Austin Krajicek                       Texas A&M (D)

Dimitar Kutrovsky                  Texas (S)

Denes Lukacs                          Baylor (S)

Steven Moneke                       Ohio State (S)

Oleksandr Nedovyesov          Oklahoma State (S)

Cory Parr                                 Wake Forest (S, D)

John-Patrick Smith                  Tennessee (S, D)

Conor Pollock                         Texas A&M (S,D)

Tim Puetz                                Auburn (D)

Bruno Rosa                             Rice (S)

Davey Sandgren                     Tennessee (D)

Nate Schnugg                         Georgia (S, D) 

Sanam Singh                           Virginia (S)

Michael Shabaz                       Virginia (D)

Neal Skupski                           LSU (D)

Blake Strode                           Arkansas (S)

Bram ten Berge                       Mississippi (D)

Alexey Tysrenov                     Auburn (D)

Daniel Vallverdu                     Miami (S)

Michael Venus                        LSU (S, D)

Jay Weinacker                         NC State (S)

 

Division I Women's Tennis

(S - Singles, D - Doubles)
Mari Andersson                      California (D)

Hilary Barte                            Stanford (S, D)

Josipa Bek                               Clemson (S, D)

Marrit Boonstra                       Florida (S)

Csilla Borsanyi                        Baylor (D)

Lenka Broosova                      Baylor (D)

Lindsay Burdette                    Stanford (D)

Mallry Cecil                            Duke (S)

Fani Chifchieva                       Auburn (S)

Julia Cohen                             Miami (S)

Bianca Eichkorn                      Miami (S)

Megan Falcon                         LSU (S)

Irina Falconi                            Georgia Tech (S)

Amanda Fink                          USC (D)

Kristy Frilling                          Notre Dame (D)

Nadja Gilchrist                        Georgia (D)

Laura Gioia                             Furman (S)
Melanie Gloria                        Fresno State (S)

Sophie Grabinski                     North Carolina (D)

Chelsey Gullickson                 Georgia (S, D)

Ina Hadziselimovic                 Clemson (D)

Michaela Hein                         Arizona State (D)

Jana Juricova                           California (S, D)

Renata Kucerkova                  Fresno State (D)

Lauren Lui                              Northwestern (D)

Sanaz Marand                         North Carolina (S, D)

Kelcy McKenna                      Arizona State (S, D)

Ani Mijacika                           Clemson (S, D)

Aurelija Miseviciute                Arkansas (S)

Maria Mosolova                      Northwestern (S)

Gabriela Niculescu                  USC (D)

Ellah Nze                                Duke (S)

Anastasia Petukhova               Fresno State (D)

Natalie Pluskota                      Tennessee (D)

Andrea Remynse                    UCLA (D)

Georgia Rose                          Northwestern (D)

Nina Munch-Soegaard            TCU (S)

Yasmin Schnack                     UCLA (S, D)

Kelcy Tefft                             Notre Dame (D)

Laura Vallverdu                      Miami-FL (S)

Caitlin Whoriskey                   Tennessee (D)

Keri Wong                              Clemson (D)

Reka Zsilinszka                       Duke (S)


Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings (Final)

Men's Singles Top 20

 

Rank

Avg

Player

School

Year

 1

57.58

 Oleksandr Nedovyesov

Oklahoma State University

Jr.

 2

53.61

 Arnau Brugues

Univ. of Tulsa

Sr.

 3

53.28

 John-Patrick Smith

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

So.

 4

52.54

 Bruno Agostinelli

University of Kentucky

Sr.

 5

50.66

 Robert Farah

Univ. of Southern California

Jr.

 6

50.29

 Steven Moneke

Ohio State University

Sr.

 7

48.93

 Michael Venus

Louisiana State University

Sr.

 8

48.69

 Denes Lukacs

Baylor University

Jr.

 9

47.03

 Bryan Koniecko

Ohio State University

Sr.

 10

42.83

 Nate Schnugg

University of Georgia

Jr.

 11

37.57

 Cory Parr

Wake Forest University

Sr.

 12

37.5

 Guillermo Gomez

Georgia Tech

So.

 13

36.46

 Blake Strode

Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Sr.

 14

35.71

 Dimitar Kutrovsky

Univ. of Texas at Austin

Jr.

 15

35.59

 Dominic Inglot

University of Virginia

Sr.

 16

35.15

 Daniel Vallverdu

Univ. of Miami (Florida)

Sr.

 17

34.48

 Conor Pollock

Texas A&M University

Sr.

 18

34.05

 Alex Clayton

Stanford University

So.

 19

33.56

 Devin Britton

Univ. of Mississippi

Fr.

 20

31.64

 Jean-Yves Aubone

Florida State University

Jr.



Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings (Final)

Women's Singles Top 20

 Rank

Avg

Player

School

Year

 1

61.88

 Mallory Cecil

Duke University

Fr.

 2

56.73

 Maria Mosolova

Northwestern University

So.

 3

54.14

 Aurelija Miseviciute

Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Sr.

 4

50.54

 Ani Mijacika

Clemson University

Jr.

 5

50.29

 Julia Cohen

Univ. of Miami (Florida)

So.

 6

49.13

 Chelsey Gullickson

Univ. of Georgia

Fr.

 7

47.8

 Marrit Boonstra

University of Florida

So.

 8

44.48

 Jana Juricova

California

Fr.

 9

43.86

 Hilary Barte

Stanford

Fr.

 10

41.81

 Laura Vallverdu

Univ. of Miami (Florida)

Jr.

 11

41.26

 Kelcy McKenna

Arizona State University

So.

 12

39.25

 Irina Falconi

Georgia Tech

Fr.

 13

36.51

 Josipa Bek

Clemson University

Fr.

 14

36.1

 Megan Falcon

Louisiana State University

Sr.

 15

35.11

 Fani Chifchieva

Auburn University

Jr.

 16

31.86

 Melanie Gloria

Fresno State

Sr.

 17

31.33

 Laura Gioia

Furman University

Sr.

 18

31.06

 Yasmin Schnack

UCLA

So.

 19

30.43

 Sanaz Marand

North Carolina

So.

 20

27.47

 Reka Zsilinszka

Duke University

So.

 

Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings (Final)

Men's Doubles Top 10

 

Rank

 Avg

  Player

Player

School

 1

 54.38

  Davey Sandgren

John-Patrick Smith

University of Tennessee

 2

 53.40

  Dominic Inglot

Michael Shabaz

University of Virginia

 3

 50.31

  Bram tenBerge

Jonas Berg

Univ. of Mississippi

 4

 50.00

  Michael Venus

Neal Skupski

Louisiana State University

 5

 49.53

  Cory Parr

Steven Forman

Wake Forest University

 6

 49.32

  Alexey Tsyrenov

Tim Puetz

Auburn University

 7

 47.92

  Jamie Hunt

Nate Schnugg

University of Georgia

 8

 47.87

  Omar Altmann

Bassam Beidas

Pepperdine

 9

 47.76

  Conor Pollock

Austin Krajicek

Texas A&M University

 10

 47.15

  Robert Farah

Steve Johnson

Univ. of Southern California

 

Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings (Final)

Women's Doubles Top 10

 

 Rank

 Avg

  Player

Player

School

 1

 59.64

  Renata Kucerkova

Anastasia Petukhova

Fresno State

 2

 59.54

  Kelcy Tefft

Kristy Frilling

Univ. of Notre Dame

 3

 56.54

  Mari Andersson

Jana Juricova

California

 4

 51.46

  Lindsay Burdette

Hilary Barte

Stanford

 5

 50.33

  Andrea Remynse

Yasmin Schnack

UCLA

 6

 46.62

  Sophie Grabinski

Sanaz Marand

North Carolina

 7

 45.24

  Chelsey Gullickson

Nadja Gilchrist

Univ. of Georgia

 8

 42.96

  Caitlin Whoriskey

Natalie Pluskota

University of Tennessee

 9

 42.40

  Lenka Broosova

Csilla Borsanyi

Baylor University

 10

 37.11

  Amanda Fink

Gabriela Niculescu

Univ. of Southern California

 

  

 

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