ASU Trio Nets All-PBC Honors

ASU Trio Nets All-PBC Honors

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Augusta State women's and men's tennis programs came away with three awards Thursday during the Peach Belt Conference Awards Banquet on the eve of the league's championship tournament on the campus of Lander University.

Lady Jaguar junior Marina Ferreira was a first-team selection. Ferreira posted a 13-6 record in singles, including a 5-3 mark in conference play. She went 12-5 at No. 1 singles and 1-1 at No. 2 singles. In doubles, she combined for a 13-7 record with three different partners, including am 11-1 mark at No. 3 doubles.

Bernardo Fernandes was a second-team selection on the men's side while the doubles team of Fernandes and Henrique Boturao garnered second-team honors. Fernandes registered a 12-7 record, all at No. 1 singles, and carded a 3-4 mark in league play. In doubles, Fernandes teamed with Henrique Boturao for a 12-8 mark, including 11-8 at No. 1 doubles and 1-0 at No. 2 doubles.

The eighth-seeded Lady Jags will meet top-seeded Armstrong Atlantic State at 1:00 p.m., Friday at Greenwood Country Club.

The sixth-seeded ASU men's squad will face No. 3 seed Lander Friday afternoon at 5:00 p.m., at The Joe Cabri Tennis Center.

Columbus State's Paola Cigui was named the league's women's Player of the Year while Armstrong Atlantic State's Clara Perez was tabbed the Freshman of the Year and Armstrong's Simon Earnshaw the Coach of the Year.

On the men's side, Armstrong's Georgi Rumenov was tabbed the men's Player of the Year, Sven Lalic of Armstrong was the Freshman of the Year and Armstrong's Earnshaw made it a clean sweep with Coach of the Year accolades. Now in his 13th season at Armstrong, he earned his fifth PBC Men's Coach of the Year award while the women's award marks his 10th league honor.

 

2012 Peach Belt ConferenceWomen's Tennis All-Conference Awards
First Team
Singles
Mona Blauen, Francis Marion
Paola Cigui, Columbus State
Marina Ferreira, Augusta State
Aleksandra Filipovski, Armstrong Atlantic State
Jitka Gavdunova, Francis Marion
Barbora Krtickova, Armstrong Atlantic State
Doubles
Paola Cigui & Milica Tomic, Columbus State
Jitka Gavdunova & Mona Blauen, Francis Marion
Barbora Krtickova & Aleksandra Filipovski, Armstrong Atlantic State
Second Team
Singles
Marie Cercelletti, Clayton State
Veronica Figueroa, Flagler
Marlen Hacke, Armstrong Atlantic State
Kathleen Henry, Armstrong Atlantic State
Olga Kalodzitsa, Armstrong Atlantic State
Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio, Georgia College
Doubles
Marlen Hacke & Olga Kalodzitsa, Armstrong Atlantic State
Kathleen Henry & Clara Perez, Armstrong Atlantic State
Lisa Setyon-Ortenzio & Kayla Barksdale, Georgia College
Player of the Year
Paola Cigui, Columbus State
Freshman of the Year
Clara Perez, Armstrong Atlantic State
Coach of the Year
Simon Earnshaw, Armstrong Atlantic State

 

2012 Peach Belt Conference Men's Tennis All-Conference Awards
First Team
Singles
Paul-Henri Arrigoni, Lander
Eudaldo Bonet, Armstrong Atlantic State
Alex Caspari, Francis Marion
Mikk Irdoja, Armstrong Atlantic State
Georgi Rumenov, Armstrong Atlantic State
Vincent Verpeaux, Lander
Doubles
Alex Caspari & Gavin Davison, Francis Marion
Mikk Irdoja & Georgi Rumenov, Armstrong Atlantic State
Jerome Leborgne & Johan Wadstein, Georgia College
Second Team
Singles
Bernardo Fernandes, Augusta State
Sven Lalic, Armstrong Atlantic State
Jerome Leborgne, Georgia College
Jose Martinez, Flagler
Matus Mydla, Armstrong Atlantic State
Olivier Simonet, Columbus State
Doubles
Henrique Boturao & Bernardo Fernandes, Augusta State
Sven Lalic & Pedro Scocuglia, Armstrong Atlantic State
Martin Shishkov & Olivier Simonet, Columbus State
Player of the Year
Georgi Rumenov, Armstrong Atlantic State
Freshman of the Year
Sven Lalic, Armstrong Atlantic State
Coach of the Year
Simon Earnshaw, Armstrong Atlantic State

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