DEKALB, Ill. - Courtney Wild, a true freshman on the Ball State women's tennis team has been named First Team All-Mid-American Conference. The announcement was made at the MAc Tournament by the league office this afternoon.
Wild earns the award after leading her team in overall wins with a 21-12 record while owning a 4-4 conference mark and is 15-8 in dual action. She is currently 1-0 in MAC tournament play after her 7-5, 7-5 victory over Toledo in the league tournament Thursday, which advanced the Cardinals to the first round against Miami Friday. Wild has played at No. 1 singles and doubles the entire season.
The Ball State women's tennis team will play No. 1 Miami at 11 a.m. (EST) Friday in the MAC Tournament hosted by Northern Illinois.
2012 Women's Tennis All-MAC
Stephanie Danesis, Miami
Zara Harutyunyan, Akron
Nikki Chiricosta, Bowling Green
Tanvi Shah, Buffalo
Olga Shkundina, Akron
Courtney Wild, Ball State
Nino Mebuke, Eastern Michigan
Prang Pantusart, Akron
Miriam Westerink, Eastern Michigan
Emily Reuland, Bowling Green
Kelsey Anonsen, Toledo
Christiana Raymond, Miami
COACH OF THE YEAR: Anca Dumitrescu, Miami
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Olga Shkundina, Akron
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Stephanie Danesis, Miami
LEANN GRIMES DAVIDGE SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: Maddy Eccleston, Bowling Green