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TEMPE, Ariz. -
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the men's and women's Division I regional award winners on Monday, May 15th. The national award winners will be released on Tuesday, May 23rd.

WOMEN
Atlantic Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Daria Panova - Maryland
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Jesse Medvene-Collins - William & Mary
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Marie Faure - William & Mary
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Francesca Fusinato - Virginia Tech
ITA Rookie of the Year: Rosie Johanson - Virginia
ITA Player to Watch: Natalie Novotna - Virginia Tech
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Kristina Hovsepyan - Maryland
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Gaby Rosales - Richmond University
ITA Community Service Award: George Washington University

Carolina Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Kevin Epley - University of South Carolina
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Courtney Nagle - University of North Carolina
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Chalena Scholl - Duke University
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Hayley Carter - North Carolina
ITA Rookie of the Year: Sara Daavettila - North Carolina
ITA Player to Watch: Jessie Aney - North Carolina
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Erica Braschi - Elon University
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Olivia Lucas - Elon
ITA Community Service Award: East Carolina University

Central Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Michael Hegarty - Arkansas
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Matt Manasse - Oklahoma State
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Tanaporn Thongsing - Wichita State
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Viktoriya Lushkova - Oklahoma State
ITA Rookie of the Year: Aliona Bolsova - Oklahoma State
ITA Player to Watch: Lily Miyazaki - Oklahoma
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Mia Frogner - SIU Edwardsville
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Polina Dozortseva - SIU Carbondale
ITA Community Service Award: Wichita State University

Midwest Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Melissa Schaub - Ohio State
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tyler Faulkner - Michigan State
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Monica Robinson - Notre Dame
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Miho Kowase - Ohio State
ITA Rookie of the Year: Zoe Spence - Notre Dame
ITA Player to Watch: Erin Larner - Northwestern
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Monica Robinson - Notre Dame
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Aslina Chua - Michigan State
ITA Community Service Award: Cleveland State University

Mountain Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Christian Thompson - Denver
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: David Loewenthal - University of Denver
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Chloe Forlini - U.S. Air Force Academy 
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Nuria Ormeno Ruiz - University of Colorado, Boulder
ITA Rookie of the Year: Chiara Tomasseti - NAU
ITA Player to Watch: Aiwen Zhu - UNLV
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Chloe Forlini - US Air Force Academy
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Jucelle Rudico - US Air Force Academy
ITA Community Service Award: University of Colorado, Boulder

Northeast Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Judy Dixon - University of Massachusetts
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Smaranda Stan - University of Buffalo
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Marika Cusick - Cornell University
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Taylor Ng - Dartmouth College
ITA Rookie of the Year: Jessica Livianu - St. John's University
ITA Player to Watch: Jessica Livianu - St. John's University
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Kana Daniel - University of Pennsylvania
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Jacqueline Crawford - Dartmouth College
ITA Community Service Award: Dartmouth College

Northwest Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Alison Silviero - University of Oregon
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tony Gianonni - University of Oregon
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Galina Bykova - Fresno State
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Caroline Doyle - Stanford
ITA Rookie of the Year: Katerina Stloukalova - Fresno State
ITA Player to Watch: Melissa Lord - Stanford
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Taylor Davidson - Stanford
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Galina Bykova - Fresno State
ITA Community Service Award: Seattle University

Ohio Valley Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year
: Geoff Macdonald - Vanderbilt
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Aleke Tsoubanos - Vanderbilt
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Brittany Lindl - University of Tennessee
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Sydney Campbell - Vanderbilt
ITA Rookie of the Year: Emma Kurtz - Vanderbilt
ITA Player to Watch: Astra Sharma - Vanderbilt
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Paula Gutierrez - Indiana University
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Kelly Poggensee-Wei - Cincinnati
ITA Community Service Award: University of Tennessee

Southeast Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Rodney Harmon - Georgia Tech
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Christy Lynch - Georgia Tech
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Daniela Schippers - Florida State
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Belinda Woolcock - Florida
ITA Rookie of the Year: Elena Christofi - Georgia
ITA Player to Watch: Ellen Perez - Georgia
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Caroline Brinson - Georgia
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Kourtney Keegan - Florida
ITA Community Service Award: University of South Florida

Southern Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Lauren Spencer - Auburn University
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Sachine Kirtane - Mississippi State
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Skyler Holloway -LSU
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Jasmine Lee - Mississippi State
ITA Rookie of the Year: Jade Lewis - LSU
ITA Player to Watch: Jade Lewis - LSU
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Danielle Spielmann - University of Alabama
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Andie Dikosavljevic - Auburn
ITA Community Service Award: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Southwest Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year: Per Nilsson - Pepperdine University
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year:
Mario Toledo - Pepperdine University
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior):
Kassidy Jump - Arizona State University
ITA Senior Player of the Year:
Lauren Marker - University of Arizona
ITA Rookie of the Year:
Ena Shibahara - UCLA
ITA Player to Watch:
Ashley Lahey - Pepperdine University

Texas Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Todd Petty - Texas Tech
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Ric Mortera - Texas Tech
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Blair Shankle - Baylor University
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Rachel Pierson - Texas A&M
ITA Rookie of the Year: Bianca Turati - University of Texas
ITA Player to Watch: Felicity Maltby - Texas Tech
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Katherine Ip - Rice University
ITA/Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship: Sabrina Federici - Texas Tech
ITA Community Service Award: TCU

MEN
Atlantic Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Brian Boland - University of Virginia
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Dustin Taylor - University of Virginia
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Alexander Ritschard - University of Virginia
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Thai-Son Kwiatkowski - University of Virginia
ITA Rookie of the Year: Carl Soderlund - University of Virginia
ITA Player to Watch: Adam Moundir - Old Dominion
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Alexander Ritschard - University of Virginia

Carolina Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Tony Bresky - Wake Forest University
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Alex Wetherell - UNC Wilmington
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): TJ Pura - Duke University
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Ronnie Schneider - University of North Carolina
ITA Rookie of the Year: William Blumberg - University of North Carolina
ITA Player to Watch: Borna Gojo - Wake Forest University
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Ronnie Schneider - University of North Carolina
ITA Community Service Award: University of South Carolina

Central Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Jay Udwadia - Oklahoma State University
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Nate Feldman - University of Oklahoma
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Jose Salazar - University of Arkansas
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Mike Redlicki - University of Arkansas
ITA Rookie of the Year: Stefan Milicevic - University of Minnesota
ITA Player to Watch: Spencer Papa - University of Oklahoma
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Alex Ghilea - University of Oklahoma
ITA Community Service Award: University of Minnesota

Midwest Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Ty Tucker - The Ohio State University
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Justin Kronauge - The Ohio State University
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Josh Hagar - Notre Dame
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Hugo Di Feo - The Ohio State University
ITA Rookie of the Year: JJ Wolf - The Ohio State University
ITA Player to Watch: Aron Hiltzik - University of Illinois
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Sam Shopshire - Northwestern University
ITA Community Service Award: DePaul University

Mountain Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Roeland Brateanu - University of Utah
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Benjamin Mullis - Utah State University
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Yannik James - Denver
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Jakob Amilon - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
ITA Rookie of the Year: Svyatoslav Shainyan - University of Utah
ITA Player to Watch: Dan Little - University of Utah
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Lucas Fumagalli - US Air Force Academy
ITA Community Service Award: Boise State University

Northeast Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Lee Nickell - Buffalo
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Andrew Reub - Harvard University
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Tyler Liu - Yale University
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Shawn Hadavi - Columbia University
ITA Rookie of the Year: Charles Broom - Dartmouth
ITA Player to Watch: Lev Kazakov - Cornell University
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Shawn Hadavi - Columbia University
ITA Community Service Award: Yale University

Northwest Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Aaron Gross - Portland
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tyler Browne - Cal
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Brandon Sutter - Stanford University

ITA Senior Player of the Year: Florian Lakat - Cal

ITA Rookie of the Year: Akihiro Tanaka - Oregon
ITA Player to Watch: Billy Griffith - Cal
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: David Wilczynski - Stanford University

ITA Community Service Award: Seattle University

Ohio Valley Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Pawel Gajdzik - Purdue
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Francisco Stuardo Vargas - Purdue
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Nils Ellefsen - Kentucky
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Ricky Medinilla - Purdue
ITA Rookie of the Year: Stephan Koenigsfest - Purdue
ITA Player to Watch: Will Bushamuka - Kentucky
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Sean Donohue - Louisville
ITA Community Service Award: Middle Tennessee State University & University of Louisville

Southeast Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Brett Ross - Georgia State
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Bo Hodge - University of Georgia
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Harrison Richmond - University of Central Florida
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Jack Findel-Hawkins - University of North Florida
ITA Rookie of the Year: Nathan Ponwith - University of Georgia
ITA Player to Watch: Alfredo Perez - University of Florida
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Christopher Eubanks - Georgia Tech
ITA Community Service Award: Kennesaw State University

Southern Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Matt Roberts, Mississippi State
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: James McKie, Tulane
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Chi-Shan Jao, Tulane
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Sebastian Rey, Tulane
ITA Rookie of the Year: Thibault Cancel, Alabama
ITA Player to Watch: Mazen Osama, Alabama
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Tuki Jacobs, South Alabama
ITA Community Service Award: Samford University

Southwest Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
Nick Carless - Cal Poly
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Blake Muller - UC Santa Barbara
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Corey Pang - Cal Poly
ITA Senior Player of the Year: Gage Brymer - UCLA
ITA Rookie of the Year: Brandon Holt - USC
ITA Player to Watch: Brandon Holt - USC
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Morgan Mays - UC Santa Barbara

Texas Region
Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year:
David Roditi - TCU
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Devin Bowen - TCU
ITA Most Improved Player (Senior): Jolan Cailleau - Texas Tech
ITA Senior Player of the Year: George Goldhoff - University of Texas
ITA Rookie of the Year: Valentin Vacherot - Texas A&M
ITA Player to Watch: Cameron Norrie - TCU
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: David Warren- Rice University