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Emory & Henry Women’s Tennis Sees Three Earn All-ODAC Accolades

Emory & Henry Women’s Tennis Sees Three Earn All-ODAC Accolades

FOREST, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Women's Tennis Team has seen three of its players selected to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference teams, ODAC officials announced Monday. It is the second time in three years that E&H players have been tabbed for all-league honors.

Freshman Sveva Mazzari (San Remo, ITALY) leads the way at the ODAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year in addition to an all-league first-team nod at No. 1 singles. She posted a perfect 17-0 dual-match record during the year and was also perfect with a 10-0 mark against ODAC opponents.

Mazzari becomes the third ODAC Women's Tennis Player of the Year in program history. Gina Miano earned the honor in back-to-back years in 1985 and 1986, leading the Wasps to three-straight conference championships (1985, 1986, 1987).

In addition to Mazzari’s success in singles, she receives an All-ODAC Second Team nod alongside junior Savanna Summers (Bluff City, Tenn.) for their work at No. 1 doubles. The duo notched a 12-3 record over the spring, going 8-2 versus conference competition.

Also named to the All-ODAC Second Team was freshman Katie Meade (Coeburn, Va.). Meade went 11-3 overall during the season with an 8-1 league tally. She was a perfect 6-0 at the No. 6 singles position, earning five league wins

Emory & Henry finished the year with an 11-7 record, its second 10-win season in three years. The Wasps posted a 6-4 ODAC record, tying them for fourth after being picked to finish seventh. E&H reached the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament for the first time in program history, defeating Lynchburg College by a 5-0 score in the quarterfinals.

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2016 ALL-ODAC WOMEN'S TENNIS AWARDS

ODAC Player of the Year: Sveva Mazzari, Fr., Emory & Henry
ODAC Coach of the Year: Erin Ness, Washington and Lee
ODAC Rookie of the Year:
Tessa Hill, Fr., Washington and Lee
ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Brooke Donnelly, Jr., Washington and Lee

All-ODAC First Team
#1 Singles: Sveva Mazzari, Fr., Emory & Henry
#1 Singles:  Brooke Donnelly, Jr., Washington and Lee
#2 Singles: Caitlin Delmas, Jr., Randolph-Macon
#2 Singles: Tessa Hill, Fr., Washington and Lee
#3 Singles: May Hampton McNeal, Fr., Washington and Lee
#4 Singles: Melinda Kauffman, Fr., Washington and Lee
#5 Singles: Toni McDonald, Jr., Randolph-Macon
#6 Singles: DeeDee Aeschliman, Fr., Washington and Lee
#1 Doubles: Brooke Donnelly, Jr., & Tessa Hill, Fr., Washington and Lee
#1 Doubles: Emily Henderson, Jr., & Briell Smith, Sr., Roanoke
#2 Doubles: Michelle Fleenor, So., & Rachel Hicks, Fr., Washington and Lee
#3 Doubles: DeeDee Aeschliman, Fr., & Melinda Kauffman, Fr., Washington and Lee
 
 
All-ODAC Second Team
#1 Singles: Kelsie Grice, Jr., Randolph-Macon
#1 Singles: Emily Henderson, Jr., Roanoke
#2 Singles: Briell Smith, Sr., Roanoke
#3 Singles: Melissa Tomlin, Jr., Randolph-Macon
#4 Singles: Gaby Tersigni, Fr., Randolph-Macon
#5 Singles: Whitney Cash, Jr., Bridgewater
#6 Singles: Katie Meade, Fr., Emory & Henry
#1 Doubles: Sveva Mazzari, Fr., & Savanna Summers, Jr., Emory & Henry
#1 Doubles: Stephanie Barton, Fr., & Whitney Cash, Jr., Bridgewater
#2 Doubles: Kelsie Grice, Jr., & Gaby Tersigni, Fr., Randolph-Macon
#3 Doubles: Molly Jesseman, Jr., & Melissa Tomlin, Jr., Randolph-Macon