Six Gusties Named Women’s Tennis All-Conference

Posted on May 8th, 2019 by

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its women’s tennis postseason awards Wednesday and six Gusties were recognized as All-Conference members. Lilly Hartman (Sr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa), Bri Hartmann (Sr., Owatonna, Minn.), Simona Potockova (Fy., Nova’ Dubnica, Slovakia), Anna Stutz (Fy., Dellwood, Minn.), and Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.) were each named to the All-Conference singles team, while Hannah Borgh (So., Bettendorf, Iowa), B. Hartman, L. Hartmman, Potockova, and Valentine were the All-Conference doubles team honorees.

Borgh makes her first appearance on the All-Conference team as a member of the doubles team going 16-11 (9-1 MIAC). Borgh spent the entirety of the season at No. 2 doubles for the Black and Gold.

L. Hartman earned her second straight All-Conference singles and doubles honors, finishing the regular season 17-12 (7-2 MIAC) in singles and 22-9 (9-1 MIAC) in doubles. Competing primarily at No. 3 singles and No. 1 and No. 3 doubles, Hartman closed out the regular season winning her final five doubles matches with Stutz.

B. Hartmann earns her fourth straight All-Conference honor with a 17-9 (8-1 MIAC) singles record and 22-9 (10-0) doubles record. Playing at the No. 1 singles spot, Hartmann closed out the regular season winning seven of her last eight singles and earned herself Gustavus Student Athlete of the Month in April in the process. Hartmann was also named MIAC Athlete of the week one time this season.

Garnering her first All-Conference nod, Potockova finished the regular season 16-12 (7-1 MIAC) in singles play and 18-11 (9-1 MIAC) in doubles. At the No. 4 singles spot, Potockova won both her matches on April 5 at the Midwest Invite as the Gusties fell to No. 11 Kenyon College 5-4 before defeating No. 30 Hope College 5-4

Stutz also makes her first All-Conference appearance as a member of the singles team, finishing the regular season with a record of 21-7 (10-0 MIAC). Stutz’s 21 wins overall ranked second on the team, while her 10 conference victories were a team high. Stutz also received All-Conference honorable mention honors in doubles.

The reigning ITA Midwest Region singles champion, Valentine earned her second straight All-Conference accolades in both singles and doubles going 27-6 (9-1 MIAC) in singles to go along with a 19-9 (10-0 MIAC) doubles record. Valentine’s 27 singles wins were a team high, and her performance in the ITA Regionals earned her September Student Athlete of the Month honors as well as All-America status.

Sheila Sullivan (Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) is Gustavus’s representative on the All-Sportsmanship team.

MIAC Release

 

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