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Alexandra Cercone, Olivia Janowicz, Brianna Morgan and Sofie Oyen were named All-SEC.

Wednesday April 23, 2014Gator Quartet Honored with SEC Postseason Honors

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Alexandra Cercone, Olivia Janowicz, Brianna Morgan and Sofie Oyen were named All-SEC.

Florida’s Alexandra Cercone (Seminole, Fla.), Olivia Janowicz (Palm Bay, Fla.), Brianna Morgan (Beverly Hills, Calif.) and Sofie Oyen (Leopoldsburg, Belgium) each were recognized by the Southeastern Conference women’s tennis coaches, who today announced their annual postseason awards.

 

Cercone, Janowicz and Morgan were named First Team All-SEC performers and Oyen was voted Second Team All-SEC.

 

Alexandra Cercone – Season Highlights

·         This is the first time in her career the Gator senior has earned First Team honors; was a Second Team selection each of her first three years.

·         This season achieved a Career-high ITA singles ranking: 22 (March 11, 2014)

·         16-5 in dual matches, including 9-3 in SEC dual matches

·         6-2 in dual matches versus ranked opponents

·         provided the clinching point in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships with a 7-5,6-1 victory over USC’s Zoe Scandalis

·         snapped Vanderbilt’s No. 99 Marie Casares’ 17-0 dual match win streak with a 6-3, 6-1 victory

·         5-1 in doubles dual match clinching matches

·         5-2 in SEC regular-season doubles matches

 

Olivia Janowicz – Season Highlights

·         This is the first time in her career the Gator senior has earned First Team honors; was a Second Team selection in 2011 and 2013.

·         This season:  achieved Career-high ITA singles ranking: 7 (Feb. 25, 2014)

·         Career-high ITA doubles ranking:  26 (April 8, 2014)

·         has a team-best 32-8 singles record

·         won her 200th combined singles & doubles match on April 13, 2014 to clinching regular-season finale win

·         12-4 in dual matches, including 7-1 in SEC regular-season dual matches

·         played a career-high No. 1 and No. 2 in the lineup this season, 7-3 record when playing at No. 1 position; 6-1 record when playing at No. 2 position

·         SEC Player of the Week Feb. 12, 2014

·         significant wins this year: defeated Stanford’s Taylor Davidson 6-4, 6-4; defeated USC’s No. 13 Sabrina Santamaria 2-6, 6-4, 10-6 in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships

·         DOUBLES: 14-3 record in dual matches, including 8-0 in SEC regular-season matches

·         4-1 in doubles dual matches versus ranked opponents

 

Brianna Morgan – Season Highlights

·         This is the first time in her career the Gator sophomore has earned First Team honors; was a Second Team selection in 2013.

·         achieved Career-high ITA singles ranking: 14 (Feb.11, April 22, 2014)

·         SEC Co-Player of the Week (awarded April 14, 2014)

·         14-2 in dual matches, including a LEAGUE-LEADING 10-0 in SEC regular-season dual matches (plays No. 1 & No. 2 positions; No. 1 in last half of season)

·         27-6 overall singles record … 14-6 record vs. ranked opponents … 4-1 in singles dual match clinching matches ... 7-2 in dual matches versus ranked opponents

·         8-4 record in doubles dual matches, including 5-2 in SEC regular-season matches ... 5-1 in doubles-point dual match clinching matches

 

Sofie Oyen – Season Highlights

·         This is the first time in her career the Gator senior has earned Second Team honors; was a First Team selection in each of her first three years.

·         Season-High National Singles Ranking: 16 (fall)

·         14-4 in dual matches, including 9-1 in SEC regular-season dual matches

·         3-0 in singles dual match clinching matches

·         became 19th Gator to win 200 career combined singles and doubles match with a 6-2, 6-2 win against Ole Miss’ Mai El Kamash on April 6

·         Earned her 99th career doubles win in the SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

 

The Gators (19-5) finished the SEC season tied for second in the final regular season standings.

 

What’s Next?

·         The NCAA Tennis Selection Show is scheduled for Tue., April 29.

·         The men’s selection show will begin at 5 p.m. ET and the women’s selections revealed at 5:30 p.m. only on NCAA.com

·         Singles and doubles selections will be released on the NCAA website by 6 p.m. EST on April 30

 

 

2014 SEC Women’s Tennis Awards

First Team All-SEC

Erin Routliffe, Alabama

Pleun Burgmans, Auburn

Alexandra Cercone, Florida

Brianna Morgan, Florida

Olivia Janowicz, Florida

Silvia Garcia, Georgia

Lauren Herring, Georgia

Maho Kowase, Georgia

Georgiana Patrasc, Mississippi State

Elixane Lechemia, South Carolina

Cristina Stancu, Texas A&M

Frances Altick, Vanderbilt

 

Second Team All-SEC

Luicelena Perez, Alabama

Maya Jansen, Alabama

Emily Flickinger, Auburn

Sofie Oyen, Florida

Aldila Sutjiadi, Kentucky 

Joana Vale Costa, LSU

Julia Jones, Ole Miss

Cierra Gaytan-Leach, Missouri

Eve Repic, Tennessee

Saska Gavrilovska, Texas A&M

Marie Casares, Vanderbilt

Georgina Sellyn, Vanderbilt

 

All-Freshman

Erin Routliffe, Alabama

Sydney Campbell, Vanderbilt

Joana Vale Costa, LSU

Saska Gavrilovska, Texas A&M 

Eve Repic, Tennessee

Danielle Spielmann, Alabama

 

Player of the Year

Lauren Herring, Georgia

 

Freshman of the Year

Erin Routliffe, Alabama 

Sydney Campbell, Vanderbilt

 

Coach of the Year

Jenny Mainz, Alabama

 

Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Mary Anne Daines, Alabama

 

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