2019 NAIA Women's Tennis All-America Teams Announced

2019 NAIA Women's Tennis All-America Teams Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the 2019 NAIA Women’s Tennis All-America teams. Honorees were selected by the NAIA All-America Selection Committee. Sixteen student-athletes comprise both the first and second teams.

National champion Georgia Gwinnett and runner-up Keiser (Fla.) led all schools with three first-team. Madeline Bosnjak, the two-time winner of the Marvin P. Richmond Outstanding Player of the 2019 NAIA Women’s Tennis National Championship was one of the three first-team selections for the Grizzlies. Emerald Able and Maria Prados Cid joined their teammate along with the three selections from Keiser in Anais Gabriel, Daniela Farfan and Aleksandra Grela.

Two student-athletes represented Xavier (La.) and SCAD Savannah on the first team. Mariia Borodii and Farah Baklouti snagged two spots for the Golden Nuggets while Priya Sukkanha and Eika Johanna Weber took home first-team honors for the Bees.

Tomomi Nagao of Cumberlands (Ky.), Lizzie Bauss of Indiana Wesleyan, Emily Chang of Mobile (Ala.), Tarrannum Handa of Olivet Nazarene (Ill.), Aleksandra Emelianova of San Diego Christian (Calif.) and Zlata Shuraeva of William Woods (Mo.) filled-out the remaining spots on the top team.

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Women’s Tennis First Team All-America

Name Institution Hometown Year
Tomomi Nagao Cumberlands (Ky.) Akiyo Nagao, Japan SO
Madeline Bosjnak Georgia Gwinnett Frankfurt Am Main, Germany SO
Emerald Able Georgia Gwinnett Memphis, Tenn. JR
Maria Prados Cid Georgia Gwinnett Vinaros, Spain SR
Lizzie Bauss Indiana Wesleyan Kalamazoo, Mich. JR
Anais Gabriel Keiser (Fla.) Geneva, Switzerland FR
Daniela Farfan Keiser (Fla.) Buenos Aires, Argentina SO
Aleksandra Grela Keiser (Fla.) Brussels, Belgium JR
Emily Chang Mobile (Ala.) Sao Paulo, Brazil SR
Tarrannum Handa  Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) New Dehli, India JR
Aleksandra Emelianova San Diego Christian (Calif.) Kaliningrad, Russia SR
Priya Sukkanha SCAD Savannah (Ga.) Nothaburi, Thailand FR
Eika Johanna Weber SCAD Savannah (Ga.) Oslo, Norway JR
Zlata Shuraeva William Woods (Mo.) Moscow, Russia JR
Mariia Borodii Xavier (La.) Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine SO
Farah Baklouti Xavier (La.) Sfax, Tunisia JR

Women’s Tennis Second Team All-America

Name Institution Hometown Year
Juana Zambrano Brenau (Ga.) Lima, Peru FR
Henar Munoz Georgia Gwinnett Albacete, Spain SR
Maddie Bemisderfer Indiana Wesleyan Fort Wayne, Ind. FR
Alex Mella Indiana Wesleyan Libertyville, Ill. SR
Emma Henriksen Keiser (Fla.) Odense, Denmark SR
Patricia Perez LSU Alexandria (La.) Canary Islands, Spain SO
Susana Andres Martinez Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) Madrid, Spain FR
Sarah Urbanek San Diego Christian (Calif.) Hamm, Germany SO
Beatrice Letizia Southeastern (Fla.) Remene, Italy FR
Cade Pierson Westmont (Calif.) Solvang, Calif. JR
Isabel Lee Westmont (Calif.) San Diego, Calif. SR
Valeriya Shurbina William Carey (Miss.) Mykolayiv, Ukraine FR
Wijitbanjong Pakkaro William Carey (Miss.) Khonkhaen, Thailand SO
Sabrina Goetzen William Carey (Miss.) Bremen, Germany SO
Ana Zavala William Woods (Mo.) Tegucigalpa, Honduras SO
Charlene Goreau Xavier (La.) Toulouse, France SR

Women’s Tennis All-America Honorable Mention

Name Institution Hometown Year
Bolor Enkhbayar Campbellsville (Ky.) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia SR
Lisa Keller Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) Neustadt, Germany SO
Assya Trimari Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) New Caledonia, France JR
Klara Smolikova Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) Czech Republic JR
Lauren Fazenbaker Georgetown (Ky.) Ashland, Ky. JR
Gabrielle Robinson Georgia Gwinnett Stone Mountain, Ga. JR
Tereza Koplova Georgia Gwinnett Velky Orechov, Czech Republic FR
Lorene Foreste Keiser (Fla.) Berlin, Germany JR
Sarah Schaerer Keiser (Fla.) Zug, Switzerland SO
Miljana Milojevic LSU Alexandria Nis, Serbia SO
Brittany Zipf McPherson (Kan.) Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia JR
Dana Huck  Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) Huntertown, Ind. JR
Sharienne Ricardo Southeastern (Fla.) Willemstad, Curacao JR
Brailey McMinn Southwestern (Kan.) Canyon, Texas SO
Lorena Jimenez  William Carey (Miss.) Llieda, Spain SR
Angela Charles-Alfred Xavier (La.) Saint-Pierre, Martinique SO

 

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Tennis Championship

40th ANNUAL WOMEN'S TENNIS 
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
May 12-16, 2020
Mobile Tennis Center
Mobile, Ala.