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2018 SUNYAC women's tennis annual awards

2018 SUNYAC women's tennis annual awards

CORTLAND, N.Y. - The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) women's tennis coaches have voted on the 2018 women's tennis top awards. The awards include Rookie of the Year, Doubles Team of the Year, the Peter J. Cahill MVP, Coach of the Year, and the All-Conference teams.

Rookie of the Year: Laura Koob, New Paltz

Laura Koob (Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Roy C. Ketcham) finished the season with an impressive 19-1 record for the Hawks. She went 7-0 in No. 2 singles and 8-0 in No. 1 doubles. Koob was a big part of New Paltz' SUNYAC championship run, going 6-0 in SUNYAC No.2 singles and 6-1 in SUNYAC No.1 doubles during the season. In the SUNYAC championship match against Oneonta, she defeated her opponent 6-1, 6-1 to earn one of the final team points needed for the win.

 

 

 


Doubles Team of the Year: Trinity Chow/Laura Koob, New Paltz

The New Paltz freshman duo finished the season with an 8-1 record in No. 1 doubles. Against SUNYAC opponents they went 6-1. They were also named to the SUNYAC All-Tournament team for their dominant play during the championships, winning both No.1 doubles matches convincingly, 8-1 and 8-3.

 

  

 

 


Peter J. Cahill Most Valuable Player: Trinity Chow, New Paltz

Trinity Chow (Glen Cove, N.Y./Glen Cove) completed the 2018 season with an undefeated No.1 singles record of 6-0, with all six of those wins coming against SUNYAC opponents. In No.1 doubles she finished the season at 8-1 overall, and 6-1 in SUNYAC play. For the season Chow's record is a stellar 14-1.

 

 

 

 


Coach of the Year: Rob Bruley, New Paltz

Rob Bruley has been the head coach of the New Paltz women's tennis program since 1998 and has brought the program success every season. Under Bruley the Hawks have now finished first or second in the SUNYAC championships for 17 consecutive years. This season's SUNYAC championship is Bruley's fifth title with New Paltz, and the programs fifth title overall, he also won it in 2002, 2006, 2007, and 2010. Bruley has been awarded Coach of the Year four previous times, receiving the recognition in 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2010. In the 21 seasons that Bruley has coached, New Paltz has had seven student-athletes named the Peter J. Cahill MVP, including this seasons recipient, Trinity Chow.

 

 

2018 SUNYAC Women's Tennis All-Conference Teams (PDF)

First Team

Name, School

Yr.

 

Hometown/High School

Trinity Chow, New Paltz

Fr.

Singles

Glen Cove, N.Y. / Glen Cove

Laura Koob, New Paltz

Fr.

Singles

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. / Roy C. Ketcham

Alyssa Brault, Oneonta

Sr.

Singles

Rochester, N.Y. / Churchville-Chili

Julieta Eulau, Oneonta

So.

Singles

Oceanside, N.Y. / Oceanside

Mya Lipscomb, Oneonta

So.

Singles

Peekskill, N.Y. / Walter Panas

Rukshana Abdeen, Plattsburgh

So.

Singles

 

 

Trinity Chow, New Paltz

Fr.

Doubles Team

Glen Cove, N.Y. / Glen Cove

Laura Koob, New Paltz

Fr.

Doubles Team

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. / Roy C. Ketcham

 

Victoria Zazula, New Paltz

Jr.

Doubles Team

Ridgewood, N.Y. / The Mary Louis Academy

Lindsay Haley, New Paltz

Sr.

Doubles Team

Hicksville, N.Y. / St. Anthony's

 

Alyssa Brault, Oneonta

Sr.

Doubles Team

Rochester, N.Y. / Churchville-Chili

Julieta Eulau, Oneonta

So.

Doubles Team

Oceanside, N.Y. / Oceanside

 

Second Team

 Name, School

Yr.

 

Hometown/High School

Olivia Miller, Fredonia

Sr.

Singles

Springwater, N.Y. / Wayland-Cohocton

Nina Lurie, Geneseo

Sr.

Singles

Scarsdale, N.Y. / Scarsdale

Julianna Schulz, Geneseo

Fr.

Singles

Smithtown, N.Y. / Smithtown East

Jenna Grandville, New Paltz

So.

Singles

Tappan, N.Y. / Tappan Zee

Lindsay Haley, New Paltz

Sr.

Singles

Hicksville, N.Y. / St. Anthony's

Courtney Koran, New Paltz

So.

Singles

Hollis, N.H. / Hollis Brookline

 

Anna Chiacchia, Fredonia

Jr.

Doubles Team

Hamburg, N.Y. / Hamburg

Olivia Miller, Fredonia

Sr.

Doubles Team

Springwater, N.Y. / Wayland-Cohocton

 

Vanessa Lam-Tran, Geneseo

Sr.

Doubles Team

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. / Spackenkill

Natalia Krol, Geneseo

Fr.

Doubles Team

Greenvale, N.Y. / Roslyn

 

Courtney Koran, New Paltz

So.

Doubles Team

Hollis, N.H. / Hollis Brookline

Emma Messenger, New Paltz

So.

Doubles Team

Milton, N.Y. / SUNY Oneonta