Rebecca Keijzerwaard Earns Second Team All-WAC Singles Honors

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

PHOENIX - Rebecca Keijzerwaard of the New Mexico State women’s tennis team took home Second-Team All-Western Athletic Conference honors in singles Thursday night at the WAC awards banquet.

This is the first All-WAC honor for the sophomore since joining the Aggies. She was named to the WAC All-Tournament team last season as a freshman in doubles after going 2-0 in the tournament.

Keijzerwaard finished the regular-season with eight victories – eight of which came in dual play. She also went 6-4 on the year at the top singles position for New Mexico State – including a 3-2 mark in league play.

The third-seeded Aggies are set to open the WAC Tournament on Friday, April 27, at 10 a.m. (MDT) against the fifth-seeded Redhawks of Seattle U at the Mesa Tennis Center.

First Team All-WAC Singles
No.1 Aliona Ladutska, Kansas City
No. 2 Katie Fries, Kansas City
No. 3 Dominique Ibarra, UT Rio Grande Valley
No. 4 Anastasia Belyaeva, UT Rio Grande Valley
No. 5 Thanushree Vale, Kansas City
No. 6 Kylie Waschuk, Grand Canyon

First Team All-WAC Doubles
No. 1 Emilia Occhipinti and Lana Rinaldi, Grand Canyon
No. 2 Leshia Gadacz and Lorea Gamboa, Chicago State
No. 3 Lasya Patnaik and Anastasia Belyaeva, UT Rio Grande Valley

Second Team All-WAC Singles
Grace Ball, Kansas City
Kyra Jung, Seattle U
Rebecca Keijzerwaard, NM State
Michelle Lui, Seattle U
Emilia Occhipinti, Grand Canyon
Lasya Patnaik, UT Rio Grande Valley

Second Team All-WAC Doubles
Dominique esparza and Doris Aleksovska, UT Rio Grande Valley
Kyra Jung and Hannah Gianan, Seattle U
Kelli Woodman and Michelle Lui, Seattle U

Player of the Year: Aliona Landutska, Kansas City
Freshman of the Year: Kyra Jung, Seattle U
Coach of the Year: Sonia Huhn, UT Rio Grande Valley