Bohrer Selected Unanimously to All-Big Ten First Team
Trouillot recognized with Sportsmanship Award.
April 24, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Two members of the Michigan State women's tennis team were honored by the Big Ten as the conference announced its 2014 postseason awards list on Thursday, April 24.
Senior Marina Bohrer was named a unanimous selection to the All-Big Ten first team. This is Bohrer's first career All-Big Ten recognition. She was one of 12 student athletes to be named to the first team and only one of five to be named unanimously.
Bohrer reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 112 on April 15. Bohrer compiled a 19-5 spring dual record and finished 7-4 in conference play.
She is the first Spartan to earn All-Big Ten recognition since Amy Barton earned second team honors in 2011. She is the fourth Spartan to be named to the first team and the first since Christine Bader did so in 2008. Bohrer is the fifth Spartan overall to be named All-Big Ten and the second under sixth year head coach Simone Jardim.
Bohrer is the program's all-time career singles wins leader as she posts a 73-43 (.629) record during her four years as a Spartan.
The Porto Alegre, Brazil, native was also named the Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week on April 8, 2014.
Freshman Athena Trouillot was recognized with the Sportsmanship Honoree Award. One student-athlete from each of the 12 schools are honored. The student-athletes chosen are individuals who have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. Trouillot played primarily on the No. 6 singles court and the No. 3 doubles court. She posted a 25-9 overall singles record for the season which includes 18-7 in dual play and 6-5 in conference action. In doubles, Trouillot was 18-12 overall including 13-10 in dual play and 5-5 in conference.
WOMEN'S TENNIS ALL-BIG TEN TEAMS
First-Team All-Big Ten
Ruth Seaborne, Iowa
EMINA BEKTAS, Michigan
Brooke Bolender, Michigan
Sarah Lee, Michigan
RONIT YUROVSKY, Michigan
Marina Bohrer, Michigan State
Alicia Barnett, Northwestern
VERONICA CORNING, Northwestern
Belinda Niu, Northwestern
Miho Kowase, Ohio State
GABRIELLA DE SANTIS, Ohio State
Lauren Chypyha, Wisconsin
Second-Team All-Big Ten
Allison Falkin, Illinois
Sophie Garre, Indiana
Katie Klyczek, Indiana
Tereza Brichacova, Minnesota
Sandy Niehaus, Ohio State
Dasha Sapogova, Penn State
Unanimous selections in CAPS
Athlete of the Year: Emina Bektas, Michigan
Freshman of the Year: Gabriella De Santis, Ohio State
Coach of the Year: Ronni Bernstein, Michigan
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD HONOREES
Louise Kwong, Illinois
Kayla Fujimoto, Indiana
Aimee Tarun, Iowa
Sarah Lee, Michigan
Athena Trouillot, Michigan State
Natallia Pintusava, Minnesota
Maike Zeppernick, Nebraska
Nida Hamilton, Northwestern
Noelle Malley, Ohio State
Marie-Frederique Bedard, Penn State
Andjela Djokovic, Purdue
Anastasia Tripolskaya, Wisconsin