MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES WOMEN’S TENNIS ACADEMIC ALL-MAC TEAM
For Immediate Release—Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced the 2012 Women’s Tennis Academic All-MAC Team as voted by the league Faculty Athletic Representatives with eight student-athletes named.
Heading the list are four two-time Academic All-MAC selections including junior Prang Pantusart of Akron, junior Maddy Eccleston of Bowling Green, senior Stephanie Danesis of Miami and senior Rachel Denny of Western Michigan.
Bowling Green topped the list with three honorees on the Academic All-MAC team. Joining Eccleston from the Falcons are sophomore Nikki Chiricosta and sophomore Emily Reuland.
Regular season champion Miami had two honorees, including Danesis and senior Riekie Honiball. Western Michigan also had two selections, including Denny and sophomore Nini Sujashvili. MAC Tournament Champion Akron was represented by two-time selection Prang Pantusart.
Nominees must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative grade point average to be eligible for the team.
2012 Women’s Tennis Academic All-MAC Team
& Prang Pantusart, Akron, Junior, Finance, 3.54 GPA, Amphur Muang, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Nikki Chiricosta, Bowling Green, Sophomore, Journalism, 3.93 GPA, Avon Lake, Ohio
& Maddy Eccleston, Bowling Green, Junior, Health Science, 3.94 GPA, Toledo, Ohio
Emily Reuland, Bowling Green, Sophomore, Exercise Science, 3.93 GPA, Oswego, Ill.
& Stephanie Danesis, Miami, Senior, Exercise Science, 3.46 GPA, Akron, Ohio
Riekie Honiball, Miami, Senior, Mathematics, 3.68 GPA, Windhoek, Namibia
& Rachel Denny, Western Michigan, Senior, Biomedical Sciences, 3.92 GPA, Oakland Township, Mich.
Nini Sujashvili, Western Michigan, Sophomore, Psychology, 3.93 GPA, Tbilisi, Georgia
&2011 Academic All-MAC Team
Sarah Hebble, Ball State
Jessica Easdale, Bowling Green
Katie Grubb, Bowling Green
Mary Hill, Bowling Green
Jade Johnson, Bowling Green
Marta Stoyanova, Buffalo
Nino Mebuke, Eastern Michigan
Marcela Rivero, Eastern Michigan
Mariya Toncheva, Eastern Michigan
Miriam Westerink, Eastern Michigan
Haley Dekkinga, Northern Illinois
Kelsey Anonsen, Toledo
Amanda Border, Toledo
Christine Coffman, Toledo
Maria Nivia, Western Michigan
Jill Pastunink, Western Michigan
Maggie Remynse, Western Michigan