2003 ITA Award Winners - NAIA Men and Women
NAIA Women
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year - Mike Messersmith, Northwood (Fla.)
ITA Senior Player of the Year - Anna Sieczka, Point Loma Nazarene
ITA Player to Watch - Glenny Cepeda, Shorter College
ITA Rookie of the Year - Larikah Russell, Southern Nazarene
ITA/Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship - Liza Francis, Embry-Riddle 


NAIA Men

Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year - Kris Miller, Oklahoma Christian University
ITA Senior Player of the Year -
Oliver Retting, Embry-Riddle
ITA Player to Watch -
Sam Fletcher, Azusa Pacific Univ.
ITA Rookie of the Year -
Boris Bakalov, Azusa Pacific Univ.
ITA/Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship - TBA


Note: The ITA/Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship goes to a player who has exhibited outstanding sportsmanship and leadership as well as scholastic, extracurricular and tennis achievements. The ITA Player to Watch Award goes to a player who has an outstanding season and is expected to perform at a high level the rest of his or her career. This award’s criteria also includes a player’s sportsmanship and character.
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