MAC Recognizes Women's Tennis Academic Team

Updated 5/5/2006

May 5, 2006

MAC Announces Women's Tennis Academic All-MAC Team

Cleveland -- A 10-member Academic All-MAC Women's tennis team as voted by league Faculty Athletic Representatives was announced today.

Leading the way with four selections was league champion Western Michigan as seniors Rattiya Hiranrat, Reedhina Parekh and Malena Remynse and junior Carrie Jeanmarie were honored. Bowling Green had two student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade point averages named - Andrea Meister and Heidi Romer.

Rounding out the squad are Jessica Thompson of Ball State, Kristen Ortman of Buffalo, Yana Parfenyuk of Eastern Michigan and Eunice Paravicini of Toledo.

For Romer, it was her third consecutive selection to the academic team. Repeating from last year's honors were Thompson, Hiranrat and Perekh.

Due to ties in the voting the squad was expanded by two extra spots from eight to 10. Nominees must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative grade point average to be eligible for the team.

2006 Academic All-MAC Women's Tennis Team

Name, School         Cl. Major       GPA Hometown
$Jessica Thompson, BSU Jr. Psychology       3.65 Carmel, Ind.
Andrea Meister, BGSU Sr. Early Childhood   4.00 North Canton, Ohio
$%Heidi Romer, BGSU Sr. Early Childhood   4.00 Glen Cove, N.Y.
Kristen Ortman, UB Sr. Social Sciences   3.60 Amherst, N.Y.
Yana Parfenyuk, EMU Jr. Finance       3.85 Ominsk, Russia
Eunice Paravicini, UT Gr. Sociology       3.50 Cochabama, Bolivia
$Rattiya Hiranrat, WMU Sr. Organizational    3.60 Samutprakarn,
                            Communication               Thailand
Carrie Jeanmarie, WMU Jr. Nursing       3.67 Belvidere, Ill.
$Reedhina Parekh, WMU Sr. Finance       3.89 Calcutta, India
Malena Remynse, WMU     Sr. Elementary Group  3.59 Protage, Mich.
$ 2005 Academic All-MAC
% 2004 Academic All-MAC