First Round: North Carolina (L, 0-4)
SCHOOL/RECORD: Georgia State (11-5)
CONFERENCE: Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Miha Lisac, 22-14 (second year)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: FIRST
BEST NCAA FINISH: N/A
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Won the Colonial Athletic Association championship to earn an automatic berth. First conference title and NCAA berth in school history. Enter NCAA regional on seven-match winning streak, all away from home. Played only two home matches all season. Three freshmen in the top seven.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Freshman and No. 1 singles player Diana Nakic named both Player and Rookie of the Year for the CAA. Nakic was also selected for the NCAA Singles Championship, Georgia State’s first individual selection. She went 12-1 at No. 1 singles, with her only loss coming to fifth-ranked Fani Chifcheva of Auburn … Another freshman, Martina Ondrackova, named Most Outstanding Player of CAA Championships after winning clinching match in 4-3 win over VCU in the conference final … Head coach Miha Lisac named CAA Coach of the Year … Senior and No. 2 singles player Martina Nitkova also named first-team all-CAA in singles, while senior and No. 3 player Dariana Kozmina named second-team all-CAA.